Tag Archives: Rainy Day Trust

Vivid Arts wins best display stand at Home Hardware show

A total of 135 exhibitors attended Home Hardware Southwest’s Spring Trade Show, held on March 5 at Westpoint Arena in Exeter, During the event, a contest for Best Display Stand was held, judged by an independent panel. Vivid Arts was the winner, earning the company’s south-west sales agent Nigel Trevelyan-Thomas …

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Rainy Day Trust offers emergency winter fuel payments

The cold weather has set in once again and industry charity Rainy Day Trust (RDT) has launched its 2019 Emergency Winter Fuel Campaign. RDT ceo Bryan Clover said: “The government runs a cold weather payment scheme that pays £25 to those on means-tested welfare benefits when the average temperature is …

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Rainy Day Trust “staggered” by generous donation from The DRH Collection

Housewares supplier The DRH Collection has made a generous donation to the Rainy Day Trust (RDT), delivering four pallets of ceramics and glassware to the industry charity earlier this month. David Holmes, managing director of The DRH Collection, said: [RDT ceo] Bryan [Clover] had mentioned to us at one of …

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Rainy Day Trust: here to help

Staff affected by shop closures may be eligible for help from the industry charity Rainy Day Trust (RDT). Bryan Clover, chief executive officer of RDT, said: “While we are always able to help affected staff members with direct financial assistance, we can also help them in other ways. “Our training …

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Liz Lawson completes charity cycle challenge

  Liz Lawson, managing director of south-west independent housewares chain Lawsons, has raised £1,245 for industry charity the Rainy Day Trust, after taking part in three 100k cycling events within four weeks. She intended to participate in three sportives [an organised, mass-participation cycling event]: the Rapha Women’s 100k on September …

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Bryan Clover completes Rainy Day Trust Ramble

Rainy Day Trust (RDT) chief executive officer Bryan Clover is recovering after completing a gruelling fund-raising challenge for the industry charity. To mark RDT’s 175th anniversary, he planned to hike 175 miles along Cornwall’s coastline in seven days. He was joined on his travels by a friend and a local …

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Rainy Day Trust boss Bryan Clover takes a hike for charity

Bryan Clover, chief executive officer of the Rainy Day Trust (RDT), is embarking on a week-long fund-raising challenge for the industry charity on Saturday (October 6). He will hike 175 miles along Cornwall’s coastline in just seven days to raise awareness of RDT’s work. Bryan’s ramble will start in Newquay …

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Housewares products sale raises almost £2,500 for Rainy Day Trust

Products entered for The Housewares Innovation Awards 2018 have helped raise much-needed funds for industry charity the Rainy Day Trust. Many housewares companies that submitted product entries to The Housewares Innovation Awards 2018 chose not to have them returned but instead agreed to donate them to a sale at Datateam …

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Home Hardware trade show raises £400 for charities

A prize draw held at Home Hardware’s Autumn Trade Show, which took place last Tuesday (September 18) at Silverstone in Northamptonshire, raised a total of £400. The funds raised will be split equally between Cancer Research and industry charity the Rainy Day Trust. The southwest-based wholesaler said it would like to thank all …

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Liz Lawson gets on her bike for charity

Liz Lawson, managing director of south-west independent housewares chain Lawsons, is hoping to raise £1,000 for industry charity the Rainy Day Trust by taking part in three 100k cycling events within four weeks. She will be participating in three sportives [a cyclosportive or ‘sportive’ is an organised, mass-participation cycling event]: Rapha …

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