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JG Speedfit’s student sponsor mission

John Guest Speedfit is helping to make sure that the future of British plumbing is in safe hands, by sponsoring a talented college student. The new sponsorship with Coleg Y Cymoedd (Ystrad Mynach Campus sees Matthew Sier, a Year 2 student, win a bursary worth £1,000 to help complete his studies. Matthew was selected after ...

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Top 5 tips on how to make a professional first impression

Having worked in the plumbing and domestic services industry for over 20 years, professional installer Paul Shepherd knows a thing or two about the importance of making a good first impression. Here, Triton Showers asked him to outline his top tips for getting it right: They say a first impression can last a lifetime and ...

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New £100,000 training centre opens its doors

Swale Heating has established an independent gas and energy services training business and invested £100,000 in a new training centre, which offers in-house training for staff as well as offering a comprehensive range of courses open to plumbers, installers, electricians and gas engineers from outside the company. The state-of-the-art training centre, named The Energy Academy, ...

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Vaillant unveils biggest ever consumer campaign

Vaillant launched its biggest ever UK multi-media marketing campaign on 11th December, which is aimed at helping homeowners find their comfort zone this winter. Intended to raise awareness of the brand and drive homeowner demand to their loyal Vaillant Advance installers, the campaign also includes social media and online advertising to further support these objectives. ...

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Coleg Cambria receives Baxi boilers donation

Baxi Heating has donated its latest boilers and other heating equipment to help train construction students at Coleg Cambria in north east Wales. The manufacturer has provided four combi boilers (including the EcoBlue + Combi), six heat-only boilers (such as the EcoBlue Advance Heat Only) and a Heatrae Sadia Megaflo unvented cylinder. The donation will ...

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