Scaffolders Personal Everest Will Help Others

Steve Wood

As a Northamptonshire based scaffolder Steve Wood is the epitome of courage and determination. Still running his business despite a major series of setbacks from an injury sustained more than eight years ago, he's in final preparations for his own personal Everest - to climb, summit and descend the UK's three highest peaks in consecutive days - Ben Nevis,...

The True Cost of DIY

diy related accidents

Having a go at home improvements may be more costly than we think, according to a recent study by construction supplier Burton Roofing. By analysing monthly housing data from the Office of National Statistics and talking to 1,000 UK homeowners, the investigation found that the average UK household will spend £1,150.24 every year on their DIY attempts. This equates to...

Scaffolding on Big Ben inspires new sauce label

HP Sauce old and new showing Big Ben / Houses of Parliament

It's time to forget Brexit as we celebrate the 160th anniversary of 'Big Ben's Great Clock' at The Houses of Parliament. But thanks to our journalistic 'sauces', ScaffMag can also reveal another Great British institution is being celebrated across the land. HP sauce named after The Houses of Parliament is giving everyone food for thought, presenting a new label for...

Ex-scaffolder is a £30M poker super star

ex-scaffolder Poker player Sam Trickett

A British poker champion is now estimated to have won £30 million during his professional career. Nottingham ex-scaffolder Sam Trickett, 32 gave up his scaffolding job in 2006 to pursue his dreams of becoming a professional poker player. Fast forward twelve years and according to Poker Followers, he has now won £30million in tournaments and cash games. On some occasions during his...

World Cup fever grows for these scaffolders

World Cup fever has swept across the country as football fans get behind the England football team as they progress through the tournament. In one impressive display, a team of scaffolders have erected a giant England flag on a building in Hove, East Sussex to celebrate England’s successes in their World Cup matches so far. Steve Eason and his team from...