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WE'VE LANDED IN CHESTER

We've recently expanded our nationwide network with the recent launch of our new branch in Chester, bringing the total to 32. The branch, located at Broughton works on Chester Road, was previously trading as Springfields Timber but is now formally trading as Howarth Timber & Building Supplies and opening new customer accounts. Set to appeal to both the trade and public, the Chester branch of...

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COOKING UP A STORM WITH OUR LATEST COMPETITION

Whether you're a kitchen hero or a cooking novice, our latest social media competition is giving you the chance to cook up a storm with chef Peter Sidwell at Keswick Cookery School. No purchase is necessary to enter the competition, which will be running across all of our Howarth At Home social media pages - Twitter, Facebook and Instagram - and all you need to ...

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HOWARTH TIMBER SALES GRADUATE NAMED RISING STAR OF THE YEAR

One of our sales graduates, Joshua Chaplin, was recently named Rising Star of the Year at the 2018 British Excellence in Sales Management Awards (BESMA), hosted by the Institute of Sales Management (ISM). Joshua, who works for our Rochdale branch, was awarded the BESMA, which celebrates high achieving sales professionals, at the October ceremony in London's Grosvenor House Hotel. He was nominate...

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LONDON BROCKLEY BRANCH MANAGER RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS PROFESSIONAL AWARD

Our London Brockley branch manager, Aron Ford, has received the prestigious Timber Trades Journal (TTJ) Career Development (Over 25) Award. The award recognises talented individuals in the timber and merchanting sector who have been proactive in developing their skill set and applying this positively in their roles. As well as demonstrating Aron's determination, his achievement of the TTJ Career ...

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WAKEFIELD BRANCH IS SET TO CELEBRATE ITS NEW LOOK

Our Wakefield branch is preparing to relaunch in October, with a full week of special events including competitions and exclusive offers for both the trade and public. While the branch will remain open during refurbishment, it will showcase its new look with an exciting week of celebrations between Monday 22nd October and Sunday 28th October. Visitors to the branch throughout the relaunch will ge...

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WE'RE SET TO TACKLE TWENTY MILE COASTAL WALK FOR CANCER RESEARCH

We're hoping to raise £10,000 for our chosen charity, Cancer Research UK, through our upcoming walk from Scarborough Castle to Whitby Abbey, which is set to take place between Friday 21st September and Sunday 23rd September. Our staff decided on Cancer Research UK as this year's chosen charity, meaning it is the recipient of any fundraising activities we carry out throughout the year. This ...

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HOWARTH TIMBER PROVIDES NEW SKILLS FOR SUCCESS

We recently awarded the first graduates of our new sales development programme, which provides new skills to Graduate Sales Personnel as well as External Sales teams, to further strengthen our recently restructured National Sales function. The programme is accredited by the Institute of Sales Management (ISM) as an Essential Foundations of Sales Management programme, allowing two individuals from...

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HOWARTH TIMBER NAMES THE COVASETTES AS NEXT BIG THING IN LOCAL MUSIC LIVE COMPETITION

We’ve concluded this year’s nationwide Local Music Live competition by naming The Covasettes as our favourite act for 2018. The indie band will now have the opportunity to perform at this year’s prestigious Audio & Radio Industry Awards (ARIAS).     We once again sponsored Local Music Live, where singer/songwriters and bands were able to submit their songs to loc...

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DARTFORD BRANCH TO LEND A HELPING HAND TO FREE LOCAL FESTIVAL

We’re delighted to announce that we’ll be a sponsor for this year’s Dartford Festival, which is taking place at the town’s Central Park on the 14th and 15th July. The Mayor of Dartford, a customer of our Dartford branch, introduced us to the event last year, and we’re really excited to be able to give back to the local community in the form of this fantastic free fest...

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WE’RE SET TO INSPIRE IN ASHTON WITH NEW HOWARTH AT HOME SHOWROOM

Home improvers in Ashton-under-Lyne will soon have some inspiration on their doorstep thanks to the launch of our new Howarth At Home kitchen and bathroom showroom. Our new showroom will officially open on Saturday 9th June and will be the only combined Howarth At Home kitchen and bathroom showroom in the country. We’ve planned a full day of celebrations to mark the occasion, so as well as...

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