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COUNTDOWN TO TRADE DAY GATHERS PACE

Final preparations are underway for our third annual Trade Day Bonanza with just a few short weeks to go. The event, hosted at the Leeds United Conference Centre at Elland Road, Leeds on 10th November, is set to attract more than 1,000 visitors throughout the course of the day, with hundreds already signed up.  And with a ‘golden ticket’ prize worth over £15,000 up for gra...

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Join us in Bury St Edmunds for a five-day launch spectacular

The final preparations are underway for the launch of our new store in Bury St Edmunds, with a full five days of deals and giveaways planned to mark the occasion. As well as taking advantage of some unmissable offers and meeting leading suppliers, those who make a purchase at the new store, which is located behind Marlows garden centre on Hollow Road between 16th to 20th October will have the cha...

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Sales record puts Howarth Timber Group in Sunday Times Top 250

We are pleased to announce that Howarth Timber Group has been named in the  Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table, which lists Britain’s private companies with the fastest-growing profits. The Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table ranks Britain’s private mid-market growth companies with the biggest sales. The league table is compiled by Fast Tra...

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Wakefield welcome for Mary Creagh MP

We recently welcomed Wakefield MP, Mary Creagh, to our branch on Doncaster Road, Wakefield, to learn about how merchants deliver for their communities - and to discuss issues affecting the supply chain and the wider West Yorkshire economy. During the course of the visit, Mrs Creagh, who is currently serving as chair of the Environmental Audit Committee, met with our long-serving branch manager Da...

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We're tackling the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge

We’re taking on the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge this weekend, raising funds for our charity partner Cancer Research UK. Our 40-strong team will tackle the challenge, hiking Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough - the three highest peaks in Yorkshire - with the aim of raising £10,000. We first took on a Three Peaks climb in 2010, and we’re very happy to see lots of the sam...

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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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