Band of Builders launches free counselling service for tradespeople

Band of Builders (BoB) is reaching out to tradespeople who are experiencing anxiety, depression, loneliness, relationship issues, self-harm, feeling suicidal or any other trauma to encourage them to take the all-important first step of seeking help, which is tailored for those in the construction industry.  Tradespeople can self-refer themselves through the charity’s website and receive confidential […]

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Band of Builders announces next charity project – for a woman whose dog detected her cancer

A South Shields woman who hit the national news headlines after her dog alerted her to ovarian cancer – will have an outside space built by volunteer landscapers from the charity Band of Builders to help as she recuperates from chemotherapy. Friends of Tess Robison told her and husband Paul – who is a plasterer – about […]

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Volunteer tradespeople set to help dad-of-two left brain damaged finally return home after two years

Volunteer tradespeople from across the UK are set to help a dad-of-two who was left with severe brain damage after suffering heart failure at home during the Covid pandemic, finally move back into his Oswaldtwistle home after nearly two years. Howard Holden suffered unexplained heart failure in his sleep in April 2020. Despite wife Sam […]

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