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WE’RE TAKING THE WHEEL FOR THE PAVESTONE RALLY

We’ve put together a team to take on the Pavestone Rally in September, to raise funds for the Rainy Day Trust and the Teenage Cancer Trust. Teams entering the Pavestone Rally must purchase a ‘banger’ for no more than £500 for a four-day trip from Dover to Monte Carlo, Monaco, passing through 10 different countries along the way.  Our team will wear fancy dress throug...

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ANNOUNCING OUR THIRD ANNUAL TRADE DAY BONANZA

Our award-winning Trade Day Bonanza is back for its third year, complete with our trademark host of deals, competitions and, brand new for 2017, a ‘golden ticket’ giveaway worth £15,000! The trade day takes place on Friday 10th November, 2017 at the Leeds United Conference Centre at Elland Road. Last year, 75 of our leading suppliers took part in the event and over 1,000 people ...

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FELIICIA ELIZA IS THE NEXT BIG THING IN LOCAL MUSIC

After weeks of searching, we have concluded our UK-wide quest to find the next big thing in live music, naming Feliicia Eliza as our favourite act. Feliicia was first spotted by our Manchester branch, and was then chosen by our expert panel which worked with Local Music Live, an initiative aimed at putting new talent on the radio.  Under the scheme, singer/songwriters and bands could submit ...

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Howarth Timber & Building Supplies sponsor Wesley Barnett

Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Rochdale & Ashton are delighted to sponsor triathlete Wesley Barnett, part of Rochdale Triathlon Club, and will represent Great Britain in the World Duathlon Championships this August. "My name is Wesley Barnett, I am a tri/duathlete from Heywood in Greater Manchester and part of Rochdale Triathlon Club. After taking up the sport four years ago I have be...

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HOWARTH TIMBER LAUNCHES NEW ‘HOWARTH AT HOME’ SHOWROOM IN WAKEFIELD

Howarth Timber and Building Supplies is continuing its programme of investment with an impressive new look for its ‘Howarth at Home’ kitchen, bedroom and bathroom showroom in Wakefield. The branch, which is located on Doncaster Road, is marking the launch of its refurbished showroom with a series of giveaways intended to help customers to transform their homes.  Those visiting t...

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Howarth Timber cladding puts the finishing touch on Oxfordshire retirement village

Howarth Timber and Building Supplies has put the finishing touch on the Richmond Witney Retirement Village, with the installation of attractive ArborClad Clear Pine cladding. The newly-constructed £32 million project was designed by PRC Architecture and built by BAM.  The design called for a village atmosphere, with architectural features that reflect the local vernacular.  Howar...

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TAKING UP THE CHARITY BATON AT THE STOCKPORT RELAY FOR LIFE

The Howarth Timber team is putting its best foot forward to complete the Relay for Life on 8th July, to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. The Relay for Life takes place in Stockport, and will see our eight-person team walk the track for 24 hours, taking it in turns to do laps with the aim of raising £5,000 to help in the fight against cancer. Leading the team are joint captains Neal...

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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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