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Builders merchant encouraging businesses to support Exmouth mental health organisation

The Exmouth branch of RGB Building Supplies is delighted to support local organisation RV.ONE’s fundraising efforts and is calling on other local businesses to do the same.

RV.ONE is a new organisation that provides free mental health rehabilitation through functional fitness, creativity and adventure. It currently has two teams – one all-male and one all-female – who are training to...

Who are Devon’s outstanding apprentices?

RGB Building Supplies has joined forces with Radio Exe to recognise the county’s apprentices and is encouraging companies from all sectors to nominate in the Devon Outstanding Apprentice award.

In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week, which runs from 8th to 14th February, RGB and Radio Exe are looking for apprentices who perhaps go the extra mile, have a great attitude, make an...

Builders merchants’ Support Local campaign continues

RGB Building Supplies’ campaign to support businesses in the local area is continuing to give the community a chance to receive vouchers to spend at independent shops and venues.

The builders merchant has so far given away vouchers totalling £1,390 with a number of businesses in the region having been supported. These include Plymouth Pavilions, Josie’s Interiors in Bideford, and the...

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Builders merchant supports Exmoor Search & Rescue appeal

RGB Building Supplies has donated £500 to Exmoor Search & Rescue Team’s vehicle appeal.

The volunteer-run charity, which assists the police in locating people who are lost or missing and recovering those who are injured or ill on Exmoor National Park, is fundraising for a new incident control vehicle.

Acting as a base to liaise with the emergency services and co-ordinate...

Calendar celebrating the region goes on sale in aid of air ambulance charities

Following the launch of RGB Building Supplies’ photography competition, 12 winning photos have now been selected and included in a ‘Love where your live’ charity calendar for 2021.

Being sold to raise funds for RGB’s chosen charities, Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust and Devon Air Ambulance, the calendar features photographs which highlight the region’s diverse history, wildlife and...

Builders merchant launches campaign to support Devon businesses

With the pandemic having had a detrimental effect on local businesses across the region, RGB Building Supplies’ latest ‘Support Local’ initiative is giving away £500 worth of independent shop and venue vouchers every week until the end of January.

The new initiative kick-starts on Monday 2nd November, when 10 RGB customers will win a £50 voucher to spend at their local butcher. Then,...

Devon County Council volunteers transform Learn to Live courtyard

RGB Building Supplies recently donated painting accessories to a team of volunteers who brightened up a courtyard belonging to Exeter-based Learn to Live 19-25, an organisation which supports young adults who have learning disabilities, physical difficulties or complex needs.

The group of volunteers, made up of apprentices from Devon County Council’s Leadership Support Team, asked the...

Free wood available from builders merchant

RGB Building Supplies is offering excess wood to the local community and groups for free.

RGB’s branches have a number of damaged wooden pallets, that can be broken down, as well as off-cuts of wood which people are welcome to collect and use to complete projects.

Kevin Fenlon, CEO of RGB, commented:

“The wood is perfectly usable so instead of simply skipping it, we...

Builders merchant launches campaign in aid of air ambulance trusts

RGB Building Supplies is delighted to launch its latest charity initiative to raise vital funds for Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust and Devon Air Ambulance.

The builders merchant has pledged to donate 25p to the charities from the sale of every promotional ‘bulk bag’, which are used to carry large quantities of aggregates, such as sand, crushed stone and gravel.

Stephanie Bray,...

Inbetweeners star brings back character for Devon builders merchant

The Inbetweeners star James Buckley has revived his lovable character Jay Cartwright especially for RGB Building Supplies by voicing the builders merchant’s latest series of radio adverts.

In the adverts Jay is trying his hand as a tradesman and, in typical Jay fashion, there’s plenty of embellished bragging during conversations with his builder ‘fwends’. According to Jay, he got a...

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