More to be done to Reduce UK Construction Industry Fatalities

posted 20.11.2013

 The number of serious injuries sustained by working within the UK construction industry has dropped by 9% last year. Although the number are encouraging and there has been a continued downward trend year on year in accidents it?s still not good enough, according to the Health & Safety Executive?s construction chief The construction industry sector recorded 1,913 major injuries in 2012/13, wh...

Category: general, health and safety, Paul Jones

ReciproCity & Community Repaint Wirral Now Open 5 days a Week!

posted 30.09.2013

From today (30September 2013) ReciproCity Wirral will be opening their doors, to charities, community groups, DIYers and people who just love a bargain 5 days a week. As demand has grown for the service so have our opening hours from just 1 day a week to now being open Monday ? Friday ? 8.00am ? 4.30pm. ReciproCity Wirral is packed full or low costing building materials available at a minimum di...

Category: in the news, Paul Jones

From Waste to Resource

posted 04.09.2013

At Recipro we are committed to turning what some deem to be waste (surplus and second hand) materials into a resource that can benefit local communities as well as the third sector. With zero waste week currently happening we have also enjoyed doing upcycling projects by using surplus materials to create display stands for our ReciproCity Wirral stock, our most ambitious upcyling project to date h...

Category: environment, general, Our News, Paul Jones

How to DIY: Laying Block Paving

posted 19.08.2013

At ReciproCity Wirral we get lots of deliveries of various building materials but we are finding that we get lots of both brand new and reusable paving slabs and paving setts, great for community garden/allotments and various other community projects. We have had a number of projects ask for advice on how to go about doing the pavement themselves, money is short and they are can’t afford to hir...

Category: DIY, Paul Jones, resources

Positive Q2 Stats for UK Construction Industry

posted 13.08.2013

Some good news for the UK construction industry thanks to the latest Construction Trade Survey, published this week, shows that conditions in Q2 improved across all sectors of the construction industry and throughout the supply chain. It wasn?t just the big players seeing good results from Q2 with many SME?s reporting the first rise in work activity for over 5 years. Private housing continued b...

Category: general, in the news, industry, Paul Jones

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