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Howarth Timber hits the airwaves with Local Music Live

As big fans of live music, our branch managers and staff reckon they’ve got a keen ear for sounding out the next Ed Sheeran or finding the UK’s answer to Taylor Swift. That’s why we’re backing Local Music Live, a new initiative aimed at putting new talent on the air.  Local Music Live brings together commercial and community stations – including Rock FM in Lanca...

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Howarth at Home celebrates success at Laura Ashley Kitchen Collection Stockist Awards

Our dedicated kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms brand, Howarth at Home, has swept the board at the brand-new Laura Ashley Kitchen Collection Stockist Awards for our work promoting and selling the Laura Ashley Kitchen Collection. We won the ‘Commitment to the Brand and Its Development’ accolade and were a finalist in both ‘Showroom of the Year’ category for our Leeds branch,...

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Wer're getting behind Jack's charity cycle challenge

Our Thorne branch is getting behind a young fundraiser’s efforts to raise money for charity by undertaking an epic 22-mile cycling challenge. Eight-year-old Jack Bellwood from Hull met regional manager John Brandon at Viking FM’s Future Stars Awards, where Jack was the recipient of an award for his impressive efforts for charity.  Following the event, Jack contacted John to ask ...

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The gloves are off in Howarth Timber's fight against cancer

Our staff have thrown their hats in the ring for not one but two boxing challenges in aid of Cancer Research UK.   Our recent partnership with Cancer Research UK inspired amateur boxers and Howarth employees Jake Brown and James Ibbetson to take part in Ultra White Collar Boxing matches in aid of the charity.   Ultra White Collar Boxing is an opportunity f...

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HEALTHY PROFIT PUTS HOWARTH TIMBER GROUP IN SUNDAY TIMES TOP 100

We are pleased to announce that Howarth Timber Group has ranked fourth in the Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 league table, which lists Britain’s private companies with the fastest-growing profits. The BDO Profit Track 100 lists companies with operating profits in excess of £3m which saw a rise in profits from the penultimate to the latest year.  Howarth Timber was the only com...

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Howarth Timber & Building Supplies is proud to announce another first in their over-175 year history as they look to open the first Timber & Builders merchant on the surface of the Moon.

Conveniently located just several miles from the Plato crater, the brand new Howarth Timber Moon branch will bring their renowned product range and service to the stars and beyond; the gravity of what’s on offer will be spectacular. Fully equipped with adapted cargo rockets, Howarth Timber Moon will offer timely interstellar delivery to life and building projects across the stars.   M...

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HOWARTH TIMBER CELEBRATES DONCASTER STORE REOPENING

  We recently marked the grand reopening of our Doncaster branch with a three-day celebration complete with offers, competitions and giveaways.   The store on Churchill Business Park on Churchill Road has been extensively refurbished and we invited regular customers and newcomers alike to take a look at the bigger and better branch.    The store’s new look includes ...

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PARTNERSHIP WITH CANCER RESEARCH UK ANNOUNCED

We are gearing up for a big year of fundraising and campaigning after Cancer Research UK was named as our charity partner for 2017/18. The partnership will see us raise money through company-wide initiatives as well as individual staff member fundraising efforts, all to support the life-saving work that Cancer Research UK carries out, such as the development of new screening techniques to detect ...

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Opening up to Humber LEP

As part of our commitment to the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) Skills Pledge campaign, we were excited to host them at our New Holland site recently. The Humber LEP’s Skills Pledge campaign was launched to encourage and assist businesses in accessing key skills and training to help them succeed and grow, which in turn provides a big boost to the economy in Humberside and...

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TRADE DAY LIGHTS UP ELLAND ROAD

Exhibitors from across the building trade wowed more than 1,000 delegates at our Trade Day at Elland Road in Leeds recently. The event surpassed 2015's bumper event as 75 leading brands arrived to showcase their latest products and offers, including the likes of VELUX, Stanley, Quick-Step, Trex and Keylite. Delegates were treated to a complimentary breakfast before product experts and building s...

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