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Would You Be Ready?

18th March 2019

Today marks the start of Would You Be Ready? Week - an initiative led by the Business in the Community Northern Ireland (BITCNI) to help businesses prepare for the cyber security attacks and other threats to their operations.

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Dixons recognised as one of the top SMEs in Northern Ireland!

15th March 2019

Dixons are delighted to have been awarded a place on the HM Homegrown Top 50 2019, which recognises the top Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Northern Ireland.

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Commercial project for KRD Credit Union progresses well!

12th March 2019

We are making exciting progress on our commercial project for KRD Credit Union Ltd in Ballymoney, Co. Antrim.

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International Women's Day 2019

7th March 2019

To mark International Women's Day, we are showcasing 6 of Dixons fantastically talented and inspirational women.

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Hazelbank Hall progresses well

21st February 2019

Dixons Homes are currently constructing Phase 2 of Hazelbank Hall, an exclusive 25 home luxury development in a beautiful coastal location near Newtownabbey featuring a backdrop of Belfast Lough.

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Dixons mark 10 years of Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems

11th February 2019

ISO 45001 is an international standard for occupational health and safety, providing a framework for organisations worldwide to manage health & safety risks. ISO 45001 replaced its predecessor OHSAS18001 in 2018.

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Dixons pledge to take part in Time to Talk day!

6th February 2019

Dixons construction sites are taking part in Time to Talk Day 2019 on Thursday 7th February, the mental health movement 'Time to Change' has launched a campaign to get everyone talking about mental health issues and to help end the stigma.

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Dixons successfully secure a place on multi-regional Medium Works Framework

25th January 2019

Dixons are delighted to announce our appointment to Pagabo's multi-regional Medium Works Framework. We have been appointed to Lot 1 & Lot 2.

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Dixons launch 2019 placement applications!

22nd January 2019

We are delighted to have opened our applications for our 2019 placement opportunities within the HR, Estimating and Contracts departments.

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Dixons pledge fundraising activities to the Community Rescue Service!

18th January 2019

We are delighted to announce that Community Rescue Service has become one of our nominated company charities for 2019/20.

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Congratulations to Wendy on her wedding day!

15th January 2019

Congratulations to Wendy Armstrong and John Moore who got married at Magheracross Parish Church, Ballinamallard on Wednesday 2nd January.

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Dixons roundup support of British Lung Foundation

11th January 2019

In January 2017, Dixons staff nominated the British Lung Foundation to become one of our company charities.

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Happy Christmas from Dixons!

19th December 2018

We would like to wish all of our employees, customers, subcontractors, suppliers and partners a fantastic festive break and a healthy, prosperous New Year.

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Dixons hand over fantastic engineering facility

12th December 2018

We have successfully handed over a new engineering facility at our Client's Head Office in Northern Ireland.

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Dixons keep Mates in Mind

22nd November 2018

Following on from our management team training, we recently put 20 of our team through Mates in Mind Mental Health Awareness training at the CITB Mobile Training Unit in Antrim.

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Construction continuing strongly in booming business park!

19th November 2018

We are making great progress with our Weavers Court office project in Belfast for Linfield Properties Ltd.

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Dixons employees take on Shed for Santa!

12th November 2018

Dixons annual Shed for Santa health initiative has begun this week. This initiative has proved very popular with our employees in the final 6 weeks before the Christmas holidays with our team losing a few pounds whilst fundraising for one of our nominated charities, the British Lung Foundation.

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Phase 2 of Buttermilk Loney commences

5th November 2018

Our project team have just started works on Phase 2 of Buttermilk Loney private housing development, situated in Ballysillan, Belfast.

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Cambridge Commercial project progressing well

23rd October 2018

Our project team led by Contracts Manager Kevin Sage and Site Manager Richard Dallas are making great progress at our commercial project in Ely, Cambridgeshire.

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Dixons are CEF Awards Finalists!

17th October 2018

Dixons are delighted to be attending the Gala Dinner for the CEF Construction Excellence Awards on Thursday 18th October in the Culloden Hotel, Belfast.

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Works progressing well in Scrabo!

15th October 2018

Ballycullen Halt is an exclusive private housing development situated just off the highly sought-after Scrabo Road in Newtownards.

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Dixons appointed to Fusion21 framework

9th October 2018

We are delighted to have been appointed as an approved contractor to the Fusion21 Empty Building Refurbishment Framework.

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Dixons host World's Biggest Coffee Lunch

2nd October 2018

Our team supported MacMillan Coffee morning by hosting a fundraising lunch in our head office. There are now 2.5 million people living with cancer in the UK and over 1000 people are diagnosed in the UK everyday!

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Phase 1 of Mount Gilbert Housing Development released!

21st September 2018

We have released the Phase 1 homes in Mount Gilbert private housing development in Lyndhurst, Belfast! Our Contracts Manager Owen Kerr is working closely with the site team led by Hugh Mulholland to deliver this superb development.

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Dixons complete £1.1m refurbishment works for Choice Housing Ireland

19th September 2018

In 2017 Dixons were awarded a contract by Choice Housing Ireland for remodelling and refurbishment of five former student accommodation buildings in Portrush, County Antrim.

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Showcase event for 2018 Construction Excellence Awards

13th September 2018

Our Business Development team attended the Showcase of the Construction Excellence Awards 2018 today. The event which showcases the work of all the shortlisted finalists for this year's awards was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Belfast.

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Dixons bid farewell to Emer!

23rd August 2018

Emer joined Dixons in August 2017 as HR Administrator on her placement year from University of Ulster, where she is studying for a BSc (Hons) in Human Resources Management and Marketing.

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Dunloy CC co-host the National Youth Cycling Championships

17th August 2018

This year’s Irish National Youth Cycling Championship are being held in Dixons home village of Dunloy, co-hosted by Dunloy Cycling Club and Ballymoney CC.

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Dixons welcome placement students!

14th August 2018

We are delighted to welcome two new placement students to our team at our Head Office in County Antrim this year.

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Dixons support Cycle to Work day

13th August 2018

On Wednesday 15th August 2018, Dixons Contractors will be supporting Cycle to Work Day!

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First homes handed over in Clement’s Hall development!

9th August 2018

The first new homeowners have started moving into Clement’s Hall housing development. Clement’s Hall is an exciting new housing development situated just off the Ballynure Road in the popular town of Ballyclare, Co. Antrim.

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Jarlath raises money for Prostate Cancer UK!

1st August 2018

Our Site Manager Jarlath McGarry and a group of friends recently organised a fundraiser for Prostate Cancer UK.

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Do you have a site or development need?

30th July 2018

Dixons are seeking commercial, industrial and mixed use development sites in Northern Ireland, mainland GB and the Republic of Ireland. Our development team have access to working capital to fund construction costs.

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Dixons host charity lunch in aid of British Lung Foundation!

19th July 2018

Dixons hosted a charity lunch before the annual construction holidays in aid of the British Lung Foundation. British Lung Foundation was nominated as one of Dixons chosen charities 2017/18 by our Customer Care Advisor Noelle Watterson.

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Offices closed for summer holidays!

2nd July 2018

Our offices will be closed Thursday 12th and Friday 13th July, reopening on Monday 16th July 2018.

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2018 CEF Awards Finalists

29th June 2018

The shortlisted finalists for the 2018 Construction Excellence Awards have just been announced by the Construction Employers Federation (CEF) and we were delighted to find that Dixons are finalists for 2 awards.

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Business Continuity Management systems tested!

25th June 2018

We first achieved certification for our business continuity management system back in 2010 (BS25999) and then ISO22301 certification in 2013.

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Dixons commence commercial project for KRD Credit Union

21st June 2018

Our project team have now started work on a new project based in Ballymoney, Co. Antrim.

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Health and Safety management systems recertified

20th June 2018

On Friday 8th June 2018, James Quinn (BSI) returned to Dixons Head Office to carry out a 3 year recertification audit on our OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Management systems.

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First construction company worldwide to achieve BS76000!

19th June 2018

Dixons have become the first construction company worldwide to achieve BS 76000 Valuing People accreditation.

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Dixons raise awareness on World Blood Donor Day!

14th June 2018

Today is World Blood Donor Day, an annual event that is held to thank voluntary blood donors and to raise awareness about how vital blood donation is.

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Home Bargains Ballymoney booming business

11th June 2018

In June 2017 we began construction of a commercial new build project in Ballymoney. This project comprised construction of a 14,400 square ft retail unit for UK discount store giant Home Bargains.

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Orra View Drive completed for Clanmil

8th June 2018

We recently completed Orra View Drive social housing development in Dunloy, handing over the 10 new homes to Clanmil Housing.

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Park Avenue Heights hits the ground!

5th June 2018

Our project team led by contracts manager Owen Kerr have started works on-site at a new development by Dixons Homes.

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Dixons invest in future-proofing IT systems

28th May 2018

To support the smooth delivery of our projects from start to finish, we have greatly invested in our IT systems over the last decade. Recently, investments have included the implementation of a document management system DocuWare throughout our business, the introduction of an estimating package, Evaluate and a HR Management system to ensure compliance with regulations and safe handling of data.

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Dixons raise mental health awareness

18th May 2018

One of this year’s key company initiatives is a focus on ‘Mental Health in the Workplace’. Dixons aim is to help all of our team change how they think about mental health issues, as well as encourage them to act if they notice a change in a colleague.

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Weavers Court project making compelling progress

16th May 2018

Our project team led by Contracts Manager Kevin Sage and Site Manager Brendan McKinley are currently constructing a 4000m2, 4 storey office building in Belfast for Linfield Properties Ltd.

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Cambridge commercial project hits the ground

10th May 2018

Our project team led by Contracts Manager Kevin Sage and Site Manager Richard Dallas have been making excellent progress with our latest commercial development in Ely, Cambridgeshire.

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Dixons employees excel at Belfast City Marathon

9th May 2018

This year we had 5 relay teams made up of employees and friends running the Belfast City Marathon on 7th May. We are raising funds for our chosen charity for 2018/19, Epilepsy Action; which provides support and advice for anyone affected.

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Only 3 days until Belfast City Marathon 2018!

4th May 2018

Dixons staff will be putting their best foot forward to fundraise for Epilepsy Action and promote awareness for this phenomenal and deserving charity.

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Dixons run Belfast Marathon for Epilepsy Action

20th April 2018

In what has become an annual charity event for Dixons Contractors, we will have 5 relay teamsrunning Belfast City Marathon on Monday 7th May 2018.

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Head office gains licensed waste management facility

17th April 2018

Following investment in the waste management facility at our Head Office in Dunloy, County Antrim, it has been granted status as a licensed waste transfer station.

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Dixons Tour of the North roaring success

6th April 2018

The 2018 Dixons Tour of the North international cycle stage race was a battle of epic proportions between 113 competitors from across Ireland and Great Britain. The race was supported by notable cyclists and teams including the number one ranked cyclists from both Great Britain and Ireland. Past participants of the Tour of the North have included household names like Stephen Roche and Sean Kelly.

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4 days to go to Dixons International Tour of the North

27th March 2018

There are just 4 days remaining until Dixons Tour of the North, Northern Ireland’s premier cycle stage race. We are delighted to increase our involvement in this international cycle race and to become headline sponsor for the first time.

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Works progressing well at Weavers Court!

19th March 2018

Our project team led by Contracts Manager Peter McMullan and Site Manager Brendan McKinley have now constructed the steel frame in our Weavers Court office building on the Linfield Road, Belfast.

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Epilepsy Action becomes Dixons chosen charity for 2018/19

12th March 2018

We are delighted to announce that Epilepsy Action has become one of our chosen charities for 2018/19.

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Dunclug College visit Adair Manor site

9th March 2018

Our Site Manager Niall Lagan and HSE Manager Wendy Armstrong facilitated a school visit to our Adair Manor housing development this morning.

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Bookings boom for Phase 3 of Emerson's Mill

9th March 2018

We have released Phase 3 of Emerson’s Mill private housing development in Wolfhill, Belfast today! Our Contracts Manager Owen Kerr is working closely with Ligoniel Developments and the site team led by Rodney O’Neill to deliver this quality development.

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Dixons celebrate International Women’s Day

8th March 2018

To mark International Women's Day we'd like to take a moment to celebrate the talented, diverse women in Dixons team. Our team share 26 children between them as well as multitude of University and professional qualifications.

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ICE Great Debate - has health and safety in the UK gone too far?

6th March 2018

The Institution of Civil Engineering H&S Group, chaired by our HSE Manager Wendy Armstrong were asked to facilitate "The Great Debate" at the Ulster Museum last night on behalf of the ICE (NI) Regional Committee.

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Pre-lease agreement completed for Cambridge commercial project

5th March 2018

We have completed legal undertakings this week for a new project in Ely, Cambridgeshire. A site of 1.75 acres was purchased for the purpose of a design and build project which will culminate in a 37,000 sq/ft. multipurpose facility.

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Opportunities for placement students to excel

22nd February 2018

Due to our continued workload we are seeking HR and QS placement students to join our team. These roles will be a fantastic experience for the right candidates.

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Sports Complex reaches RICS short list

19th February 2018

We are delighted that our Rainey Endowed sports complex project has been shortlisted for the 2018 RICS Awards in the tourism and leisure category. The annual RICS Awards for Northern Ireland recognise projects that contribute positively to Northern Ireland - this year has seen the highest number of entries in the Awards 28 year history.

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Headline sponsor for 2018 International Tour of the North

5th February 2018

We are delighted to announce that Dixons will be the headline sponsor for the 2018 Tour of the North, Northern Ireland’s premier cycle stage race.

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Seeking experienced subcontractors for Planned Maintenance

30th January 2018

Due to our continued growth we have several large, upcoming projects for which we are seeking experienced and high quality multi-trade squads of subcontractors with experience in domestic work.

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Phase 1 of Buttermilk Loney starts

26th January 2018

Our project team are making excellent progress with Phase 1 of Buttermilk Loney private housing development, situated in Ballysillan, Belfast.

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Dixons support the Alzheimer’s Society

24th January 2018

In January 2016, our staff chose the Alzheimer’s Society Northern Ireland as one of our company charities. Many of our team and our wider circle can relate to dementia related illnesses so we were delighted to be able to support for the charity for 2 years.

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Season’s greetings

22nd December 2017

We would like to wish all of our employees, customers, subcontractors, suppliers and partners a fantastic festive break and a healthy, prosperous New Year.

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Dixons advance in Transport Management

21st December 2017

Our Administrative Officer Bronagh O’Kane recently completed and passed an Operator License Awareness & Transport Management course delivered by the TCTS Group.

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Orra View Drive wins award

19th December 2017

Earlier this year, Primary 6 and 7 pupils from St Joseph’s Primary school entered a competition to name a social housing development that we are building in Dunloy, County Antrim.

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Christmas Jumper Day for Alzheimer's Society

15th December 2017

There was some friendly competition today as our team took part in ‘Christmas Jumper Day’ to raise money for one of our nominated charities for 2017, the Alzheimer’s Society Northern Ireland. Staff from both our Head Office and our sites took part in Christmas Jumper Day, raising vital funds for a charity that is very close to our hearts.

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Phase 3 of Emerson’s Mill imminent

8th December 2017

Our project team are making excellent progress with Phase 2 of Emerson’s Mill private housing development in Wolfhill, Belfast. Our Contracts Manager Owen Kerr is working closely with Ligoniel Developments and the site team led by Rodney O’Neill to deliver this quality development.

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Appointed Persons Training

5th December 2017

We are currently putting 7 of our team through Appointed Persons Craneage training with EPS Plant & Safety Ltd. This training will enable our Site Managers and Contracts Managers to complete and approve lift plans for craneage work required on-site.

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Buttermilk Loney development starts in Belfast

24th November 2017

We are delighted to reveal that Dixons Homes team will be building another new housing development for developer Latner 10. Our site team have started site set up for Buttermilk Loney, an exciting new development sited just off Ballysillan Park on the outskirts of Belfast.

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Piling works complete at Weavers Court

23rd November 2017

Our site team led by Brendan McKinley have now completed piling works at our Weavers Court Laser 2 project on Linfield Road, Belfast. The team will now start to underpin the existing walls in preparation for basement works.

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Dixons shed pounds and raise money for charity!

21st November 2017

This year we are doing a final push before the Christmas holidays and are raising money for charity by losing pounds in the process. We have advanced our Health & Wellbeing initiative this year, including bringing the Action Cancer ‘Big Bus’ to our head office, rolling out Westfield Health insurance to all employees and entering 3 relay teams into the Belfast City Marathon, with our Business Development Manager Eleanor completing the full marathon course.

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Coming soon - Phase 2 of Killimorrie development

3rd November 2017

Following huge success of phase 1 of our Killimorrie affordable housing development, we will shortly be releasing phase 2 of the turnkey development for bookings.

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Consultations start at Ballycullen Halt

2nd November 2017

Our Business Development team have now held the first two days of consultations with our customers who have bought homes in Phase 1 and 2 of our Ballycullen Halt private housing development. The home owners have now selected their kitchens, floor finishes and internal layouts to personalise their new homes.

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Sneak peek at Killimorrie!

27th October 2017

Killimorrie is a modern development of quality detached and semi-detached family homes, situated on Bellaghy Road, Dunloy, backing on to the beautiful County Antrim countryside.

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Dixons help to raise awareness of Mental Health in the workplace

9th October 2017

One of our company initiatives for 2017 is ‘mental health in the workplace’ - we will be supporting the In Your Corner campaign, with mental health information given to all employees.

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Placement year with Dixons

5th October 2017

Last summer we welcomed 3 new placement students to our team at our County Antrim headquarters. In the second of our interviews, we have asked Conor about his year with Dixons.

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Emerson’s Mill development progressing well

4th October 2017

Our project team led by Contracts Manager Owen Kerr and Site Manager Rodney O’Neill are making excellent progress on phase 2 of our Emerson’s Mill housing development in Wolfhill, Belfast. Work will begin on phase 3 of the development shortly.

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Winners at Causeway Chamber Business Awards

2nd October 2017

Dixons were delighted to be nominated for 3 Causeway Chamber Business Awards this year and were thrilled to win the employee training and development category at the Business Awards Finale last Friday. We were also pleased to be shortlisted for the corporate social responsibility and business growth awards which recognised our efforts within the community and our business development.

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Clement’s Hall development starts in Ballyclare

19th September 2017

We are delighted to reveal that Dixons Homes team will be building another housing development for developer Latner 10. Our site team have started site set up for Clement's Hall, an exciting new development sited just off Ballynure Road in the popular town of Ballyclare, County Antrim.

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Ballycullen Halt gathers speed

15th September 2017

Our site team are making great progress with Ballycullen Halt, our exciting new housing development in Newtownards, County Down. The site team led by Seamus Kelly have already erected timber frames for six of the homes.

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A year at Dixons

6th September 2017

Last year we welcomed our new placement students to our team at our County Antrim offices. Clodagh Quinn, who is studying for a BSc (Hons) in Business Studies at the University of Ulster joined our Human Resources department as HR Administrator.

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Phase 4 of Millbank Grove

21st August 2017

James Dixon and his site team have just started work on phase 4 of our Millbank Grove project for Cambrian Developments Ltd.

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Killimorrie development moves to next phase

17th August 2017

Following huge success of phase 1 of our Killimorrie affordable housing development, our project team are now carrying groundworks and setting out phase 2 of the development.

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Dixons welcome HR Placement Student

15th August 2017

We are delighted to welcome a new placement student, Emer Hegarty to our team at our County Antrim Headquarters. Emer Hegarty, who studies BSc (Hons) in Human Resources Management and Marketing at Ulster University Magee, has joined our Human Resources department as HR Administrator.

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Training results for Dixons team

7th August 2017

In the past 12 months, our HR Director Julie O’Hagan and HR Placement Student Clodagh Quinn have arranged and delivered training for 285 employees. Our office and site staff have been trained in subjects as diverse as child protection, procurement, plant training and spill kits.

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Cashelton Manor development final hand over

3rd August 2017

Our Cashelton Manor Housing development comprised 40 affordable semi-detached and terraced homes on the Upper Hightown Road, Glengormley.

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Welcome to Dixons team

31st July 2017

We’d like to introduce 3 new staff who joined Dixons team last week.

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Window fitters wanted for long term contract

28th July 2017

We are seeking squads of experienced windows fitters for long term work in the North Down area of Northern Ireland.

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Kitchen fitters wanted for framework contract

28th July 2017

We will be carrying out over 1000 kitchen replacements for the Northern Ireland Housing Executive over the next 2 years, and are seeking squads of experienced kitchen fitters to deliver this work.

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Lunch date raises funds for Alzheimer’s Society

26th July 2017

We hosted a charity lunch for our team on the last day before the annual construction industry holidays. The lunch was organised by our Tenant Liaison Officer Noelle Watterson and Bronagh O’Kane. Our staff were treated to a beautiful spread of food in return for a donation, with the profits going to local charity the Alzheimer’s Society NI.

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Offices closed for summer holiday

11th July 2017

Our offices will be closed Wednesday 12th - Friday 14th July, reopening on Monday 17th July 2017.

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Retail project is framed!

6th July 2017

Work is progressing well at our commercial new build project in County Antrim.

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First homeowners move into Killimorrie

30th June 2017

We were over the moon to welcome the first owners to their lovely new homes in our Killimorrie housing development this week.

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Seeking experienced subcontractors

29th June 2017

Due to our continued growth we are seeking squads of skilled subcontractors with house building experience. With several housing developments just on site and others due to start after the summer break, we are seeking quality, experienced groundsmen, bricklayers, joiners, plumbers, electricians, painters, plasterers, tilers and cleaners.

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Ballycullen Halt development breaks ground

23rd June 2017

Our site team have just started work on Ballycullen Halt, our exciting new housing development in Newtownards, County Down. Our sales agents Reeds Rains have already taken a number of bookings for the development which is situated just off the highly sought after Scrabo Road, Newtownards.

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Recruiting: Site Manager, Contracts Manager, Quantity Surveyor

22nd June 2017

Due to our continued growth we are seeking a Site Manager and a Contracts Manager with house building experience. These roles are a fantastic opportunity for the right candidates to join our team.

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Commercial project underway

22nd June 2017

We have an exciting new commercial new build project underway in Ballymoney, County Antrim. The project comprises construction of a 14,400 sq ft retail unit on land to the rear of Main Street, Ballymoney.

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Business continuity management systems tested

8th June 2017

Over the past month our SHEQ Co-ordinator Maria O’Kane has delivered a series of business continuity management training sessions to our employees and subcontractors. She has now started running exercises to test our company systems and our response.

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Recruiting: Site Manager and Contracts Manager

6th June 2017

Due to our continued growth, we are seeking a Site Manager and a Contracts Manager with house building experience. These roles are a fantastic opportunity for the right candidates to join our team.

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Welcome back Ben!

5th June 2017

Last September we bid farewell to Ben Brownfield who had been with us for a year on student placement. Ben left Dixons to return to Queens University to complete his degree in Computer Science.

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All go at Abercorn Court

2nd June 2017

Work is now underway at our Abercorn Court refurbishment project for Clanmil Housing Association. During the project our site team will be carrying out a roof replacement to an existing 3 storey social housingapartment block in the busy town of Portrush.

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Congratulations to Joanne on her wedding day!

29th May 2017

Congratulations to Joanne Carey and Sean Gerard O'Boyle who got married at The Plains, Rasharkin on Saturday 27th May. Joanne is our estimating assistant here at Dixons Contractors.

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Dixons team up with FairShare

23rd May 2017

Dixons have been appointed an approved home builder by FairShare, Northern Ireland’s shared ownership scheme. FairShare allows home buyers who cannot afford to buy a property outright to buy a share of a property directly from a housing association and pay rent on the rest. The shared ownership scheme will allow many new homeowners to join the property ladder for the first time.

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Sports Complex Official Opening

22nd May 2017

We were pleased to be invited to attend the official opening ceremony of Rainey Endowed’s new sports complex on Saturday morning. Our Site Manager Brendan McKinley and his team built up an excellent rapport with the school during the project and was delighted to attend the event along with our Managing Director Declan McKendry.

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Game on at Rainey Endowed sports complex

12th May 2017

Our team visited Rainey Endowed School in Magherafelt recently to see the completed sports complex in use. Our project team led by Site Manager Brendan McKinley, constructed a new 4 court sports complex with viewing gallery, fitness/conditioning suite and gymnasium as well as classroom, offices and changing facilities. We also carried out extensive refurbishment and extension work to toilet blocks throughout the existing school.

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Lucky Laura wins Slieve Donard prize

11th May 2017

We would like to thank everyone who donated so generously to our British Lung Foundation fundraiser. Anyone who donated £20 or more was put into a draw for a £250 voucher for the fabulous Slieve Donard Resort & Spa. The draw was made last night using the National Lottery bonus ball - our Accounts Assistant Laura Cassley was the lucky winner with bonus ball 25!

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Proud sponsors of Michael Dunlop Racing at North West 200

10th May 2017

We are delighted to announce that we are sponsoring top racer Michael Dunlop at this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200 road races. Michael is one of the biggest names in bike sport with 13 Isle of Man TT victories and is current lap record holder of the world famous TT mountain course. We are delighted to support him as he lives close to Dixons home village of Dunloy, County Antrim.

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Dixons staff impress at Belfast Marathon

3rd May 2017

This year we had 3 relay teams running the Belfast City Marathon on 1st May. Our Business Development Manager, Eleanor Forrest-Reid completed the marathon in a brilliant 3 hours and 32 minutes. Belfast was Eleanor’s third marathon in a month, having completed both Manchester and London previously. Well done Eleanor!

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Dixons get ready to run Belfast

28th April 2017

Our staff are ready and raring to run the River Rock Belfast City Marathon on Bank Holiday Monday. This year as well as our 3 relay teams, our Business Development Manager Eleanor Forrest Reid will run the full marathon. Belfast will be Eleanor’s third marathon in less than a month, as she has already completed Manchester and London marathons.

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Student Placements Impress

27th April 2017

We have an ongoing partnership with our local Universities and each year are delighted to offer industry work placements to students. Last summer three placement students joined our team at our County Antrim offices.

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Win £250 voucher for Slieve Donard Resort & Spa for just £20!

26th April 2017

We are raising money for the British Lung Foundation in advance of our teams running Belfast City Marathon. Up for grabs is a £250 voucher for the fabulous Slieve Donard Resort & Spa in Newcastle, Co. Down. How do I win?

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Management systems achieve latest ISO standards

25th April 2017

We are delighted to learn that following last week’s external audit from BSI, our ISO9001 and ISO14001 management systems have received approval to the 2015 ISO standards. Dixons first attained our ISO certification in 2009 and we have continued to develop our systems and standards each year.

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Leading the Tour of the North International cycle race

20th April 2017

We were proud to provide lead car for the recent 2017 Tour of the North International cycle race driven by our own Seamus Og Kelly. This premier cycle race takes place every year over Easter weekend and is notoriously challenging, always creating exciting racing.

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16 employees take on marathon

14th April 2017

In what has now become an annual company event, we will have 3 relay teams running Belfast City Marathon on Monday 1st May 2017. In addition to 15 employees running in the relay teams, our Business Development Manager will run the full 26.2 mile marathon distance. Our teams are training in earnest with the goal of being top Dixons team on race day.

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Ballycullen Halt released

12th April 2017

Ballycullen Halt, our exciting new development in County Down, Northern Ireland has just been released for sale. Our sales agents Reeds Rains are already reporting strong interest in the development which is situated just off the highly sought after Scrabo Road, Newtownards. Priced from £145,000, the quality detached and semi-detached family homes will appeal to a wide range of buyers.

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2017 brings our 17th project for Choice Housing

11th April 2017

We have been awarded a contract for multi-site remodelling and refurbishment in Portrush, County Antrim by Choice Housing Ireland. Choice, the largest independent housing association in Northern Ireland were formed by merger of Oaklee, Trinity and Ulidia housing associations in 2015. This latest contract will be our 17th construction project for Choice and partners, delivered over the last 15 years.

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Adair Manor released today

10th April 2017

We have had a huge number of enquiries about our site on Ballymoney Road, Ballymena. We are delighted to reveal that we will be building Adair Manor, a fantastic new housing development, on the County Antrim site. The development has just been released for sales today.

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Cashelton Manor nearly sold out

7th April 2017

Due to its ongoing popularity, only four homes are still available in our Cashelton Manor housing development on Upper Hightown Road, Glengormley. The overall development comprised 44 semi-detached and terraced homes in the popular Glengormley area of Newtownabbey.

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Scenic Emerson’s Mill development progressing well

3rd April 2017

Our project team led by Contracts Manager Chris Campbell and Site Manager Fred McIntyre are making excellent progress on phase 1 of our Emerson’s Mill private housing development in Wolfhill, Belfast. Work will begin on phase 2 within the next few weeks.

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Leaders in safety featured in SPECIFY magazine

31st March 2017

The Construction Employer’s Federation H&S Committee unveiled their 2017 plans in this month’s edition of SPECIFY, the CEF’s official publication. Our Business Development Manager, Eleanor Forrest Reid, a chartered health and safety professional, represents Dixons on this vital industry steering committee.

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Ballycullen Halt development unveiled

20th March 2017

We are thrilled to reveal that we have just started site set-up for an exciting new development in County Down, Northern Ireland. Ballycullen Halt is a small exclusive development of contemporary homes which is situated just off the highly sought after Scrabo Road, Newtownards.

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Green light for British Rally Championship on St. Patrick’s Day

17th March 2017

We recently announced that we will be sponsoring top young driver Josh McErlean in the 2017 Junior British Rally Championship. We’d like to share Josh’s preview of this weekend’s Border Counties Rally, the first round of the British Rally Championship.

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Dixons sponsor Junior British Rally Championship prospect for 2017 season

15th March 2017

We are delighted to announce that we will be sponsoring top young driver Josh McErlean in his assault on the 2017 Junior British Rally Championship.

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Cycle sportive in aid of Community Rescue and British Lung Foundation

14th March 2017

Dixons sponsored cycling club, Dunloy CC will be hosting a spring cycle sportive on Sunday 26th March 2017. There are two routes on offer.

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Rainey Endowed sports complex nears completion

14th February 2017

Our project team headed up by Contracts Manager Chris Campbell and Site Manager Brendan McKinley are currently nearing the final stages of a new sports complex

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Health Safety & Environmental Advisor Required

13th February 2017

We are looking for a pleasant and confident person to join our HSE team.

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We support the British Lung Foundation

1st February 2017

We are pleased to announce that the British Lung Foundation will be one of our two nominated charities for 2017.

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New Double Glazing Framework to start

30th January 2017

We have been successfully re-awarded a Low Rise Double Glazing framework contract by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

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Thank-you from Carryduff Colts

25th January 2017

We received a lovely message this week on behalf of Carryduff Colts mini soccer team.

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Clanmil housing project due to start

23rd January 2017

Following successful tender, we will shortly start work on a new social housing development in Dixons home village of Dunloy, County Antrim.

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Academy of Sports and Wellbeing hits the news

19th January 2017

We were delighted to see our £7 million Academy of Sport and Wellbeing project for Perth College UHI receive so much well deserved media attention last week.

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New Health Trust contract awarded

18th January 2017

We have been awarded a contract for refurbishment of the 7th floor of McKinney House at Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast.

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Thousands of homes improved by our Planned Maintenance Framework team

13th January 2017

Since starting work on the 4 year Planned Schemes Framework for the Northern Ireland Housing Executive in May 2014, our team have made significant improvements to the living standards of thousands of households across the north east region.

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Season’s greetings

23rd December 2016

We would like to wish all of our employees, customers, suppliers and partners a fantastic festive break and a healthy, prosperous New Year.

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Christmas jumper day for AWARE

16th December 2016

There was a bit of friendly competition today as our employees battled to outdo each other with their colourful Christmas jumpers and outfits.

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Action Cancer ‘Big Bus’ visits our offices

15th December 2016

The Action Cancer mobile resource centre, the Big Bus, was at our Head Office yesterday and provided fantastic health advice and support to our employees.

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Emerson’s Mill development now on site

14th December 2016

Our project team led by Contracts Manager Chris Campbell and Site Manager Fred McIntyre have now started site set-up for our new private housing development in Wolfhill, Belfast.

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RSPB’s Window in Wildlife receives award nomination

13th December 2016

Our Window on Wildlife (WOW) project for the RSPB NI was recently shortlisted for the 2016 Institution of Structural Engineers awards.

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Site works progress well at Killimorrie

9th December 2016

Site works are progressing well on our Killimorrie affordable housing development in the County Antrim village of Dunloy.

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Health and safety management system gets thumbs up

5th December 2016

We were visited this week by Cyril Davidson from BSI to carry out the bi-annual verification audit of our OHSAS18001 management system.

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AWARE Zip line Presentation

2nd December 2016

On 27th August 2016, 12 of our employees braved their fears to zip line across the River Lagan in Belfast on behalf of the charity AWARE.

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Community health and safety training

30th November 2016

Along with her fellow Northern Ireland Safety Group members, our HSE Manager Wendy Armstrong delivered a health and safety presentation to retail apprentices at Belfast Central Training today.

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Donaghadee retail unit completed

21st November 2016

Our team have now completed extensive refurbishment of two shop units and an upper floor apartment on High Street, Donaghadee, Co. Down.

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Handover of the Perth shops at 99 to 119 Dunkeld Road

15th November 2016

Our project team headed by our Contracts Manager Ciaran Richmond have now handed over the refurbished retail units to Perth & Kinross Council for the completion of the Contract.

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Asbestos awareness raised

10th November 2016

A large group of our employees attended an UKATA accredited asbestos awareness training course at our Head Office yesterday.

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Declan delivers at Dublin Marathon

2nd November 2016

Our Contracts Manager Declan McKay delivered a great marathon debut at Dublin Marathon on Sunday 30th October.

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Killimorrie development starts on site

31st October 2016

Our team led by Contracts Manager Brendan Crawford and Site Manager Chris Crawford have started site set-up works for our new residential development in Dunloy village.

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200 lock-ups refurbished for Perth & Kinross Council

21st October 2016

Our site team have now handed almost 200 refurbished lockups in phase 1 of our lock-up refurbishment contract for Perth & Kinross Council.

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Rapid progress with Cashelton Manor development

20th October 2016

Our site team at Upper Hightown Road, Glengormley are making rapid progress with our Cashelton Manor residential development.

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Proud to be BuildHealth members

18th October 2016

We were proud to sign the BuildHealth Statement of Commitment today at the Build Health/IOSH Annual Conference.

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Final timber frame goes up at Thornbury Mews

14th October 2016

Our team are making excellent progress with our Dundee Group housing Thornbury Mews development in the popular Whalley Range suburb of Manchester.

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New Double Glazing Framework Contract awarded

12th October 2016

We have just been successfully re-awarded a 1 year framework contract (with optional 2nd year) by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

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High Street project taking shape

10th October 2016

Our team have been busy carrying out extensive refurbishment of two shop units and an upper floor apartment on High Street, Donaghadee, Co. Down.

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Dixons support Go Home on Time Day

5th October 2016

This year Dixons are actively promoting Go Home on Time day, a key event held during National Work Life Week (3-7 October 2016).

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Personal Track Safety Training Success

4th October 2016

Six of our team successfully passed their Personal Track Safety (PTS) Course held at Translink, 3 Milewater Road, Belfast.

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New sponsors of Medallion Rugby Squad

28th September 2016

As members of Business in the Community we are always keen to make a difference within the communities in which we work

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Leading the way with our quality and environmental systems

23rd September 2016

We were visited this week by Darren Mitchell and Ron Carson from BSI to carry out the bi-annual verification audit of our ISO9001 and ISO14001 management systems

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GCSE Construction students visit new sports complex

22nd September 2016

We were delighted to host a group of GCSE Construction students from Rainey Endowed to our site yesterday.

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Thornbury Mews development progresses at pace

21st September 2016

Our team are making excellent progress with our Dundee Group housing Thornbury Mews development in the popular Whalley Range suburb of Manchester.

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Completed Academy of Sport and Wellbeing

20th September 2016

Daniel Connal Partnership have written a great article about our recently handed over Academy of Sport and Wellbeing project for Perth College, University of Highlands and Islands.

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We sponsor Academy of Sport 5k Race and Fun Run

12th September 2016

As co-sponsors, we are keen to promote the Perth College UHI 5K race and fun run which is being held as a fundraiser for the College’s Academy of Sport and Wellbeing.

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Phase 1 of Casheltown Manor Development Completed

9th September 2016

Contracts Manager Ciaran Richmond and Site Manager Rodney O’Neill and their site team have now handed over Phase 1 of the works at Upper Hightown Road, Glengormley

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Dixons Team attend CDM 2016 Seminar

8th September 2016

Three of our team: Mark Cunningham, Construction Manager; Wendy Armstrong, HSE Manager & NISG Committee Member and Vicki McClean, HSE Advisor, attended the Northern Ireland Safety Group, CDM 2016 Seminar which was supported by HSENI and IOSH at the Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, Oxford Island on Wednesday 07 September.

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Showcase of Finalists event

7th September 2016

Our Bid Manager Dana Dixon attended the 2016 CEF/ Specify Construction Excellence awards showcase event today.

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Completion works at Claremount House for Choice Housing

6th September 2016

Our Contracts Manager Chris Campbell and Site Manager Fred McIntrye successfully completed the works at Claremount House, Derry this week.

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Dixons Welcomes New HSE Advisor to our Team

5th September 2016

Wendy Armstrong, our HSE Manager welcomes new HSE Advisor, Vicki McClean to the Dixons Team.

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Dixons bid farewell to Ben

2nd September 2016

We bid farewell to Ben our IT placement student.

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Employees face their fears for Aware

30th August 2016

On 27th August 2016, 12 of our employees braved their fears to zip line across the River Lagan in Belfast on behalf of the charity AWARE.

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Dixons welcome placement students to our team

26th August 2016

We are delighted to welcome two new placement students to our team at our County Antrim offices.

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Thrill seekers get ready to zipline

26th August 2016

A group of our employees are preparing to zipline across the River Lagan on behalf of the charity AWARE tomorrow.

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Dixons invest in our staff

23rd August 2016

At Dixons we believe that a happy work force is a more productive workforce.

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Excellent progress with lock-up refurbishment program

15th August 2016

Our site team have now handed over 100 refurbished lockups in our Phase 1 lock-up refurbishment contract for Perth & Kinross Council.

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Demolition starts in Phase 2 contract

12th August 2016

Our site team led by Trevor Millar have now got our lockup decommissioning project well underway and have already demolished 30 lock-ups in this 12 month programme.

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Facelift for Perth shops almost complete

11th August 2016

Our project team headed by our Contracts Manager Ciaran Richmond have now handed over 5 refurbished retail units to Perth & Kinross Council.

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New owners move into Casheltown Manor development

10th August 2016

Our site team at Upper Hightown Road, Glengormley are making tremendous progress with our Casheltown Manor residential development.

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Redbridge housing development host Construction Excellence judges

4th August 2016

It was the turn today of our Redbridge development, finalist in the Specify/Construction Excellence private housing category, to undergo assessment by the judges panel.

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Construction Excellence judges visit College Street

2nd August 2016

Our Bid Manager Dana Dixon and our Contracts team of Brendan Crawford and Ciaran Richmond hosted the Specify Construction Excellence judges panel during their visit to our College Street project today.

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Lunch date raises funds for Chest Heart and Stroke NI

29th July 2016

Our Health Promotion Group hosted a charity lunch for our team on the last day before the annual construction holidays.

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Thousands of homes improved by our Planned Maintenance Framework team

26th July 2016

Since starting work on the 4 year Planned Schemes Framework for the Northern Ireland Housing Executive in May 2014, our team have made significant improvements to the living standards of thousands of households across the north east region

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Safety management systems get seal of approval

25th July 2016

We were visited this week by Leo Tinnelly from BSI to carry out the bi-annual verification audit of our OHSAS18001 safety management system.

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Dixons team double glaze 4100 Housing Executive homes

5th July 2016

We are now carrying out window replacement work in our last 200 homes under our 2 year Northern Ireland Housing Executive Double Glazing contract.

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Wedding bells ring at Dixons

4th July 2016

Congratulations to Paula Dixon and Daniel McMullan who were married at Dunloy Chapel on Saturday 2nd of July

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Stunning Redbridge development completed

30th June 2016

We are delighted that our recently completed Redbridge development has been selected as a finalist for the 2016 Construction Excellence Private Housing award.

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Phase 2 refurbishment contract awarded in Perth

27th June 2016

We have just been awarded another large contract by Perth & Kinross Council for refurbishment works in and around Perth.

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Two nominations for the 2016 Construction Excellence awards

22nd June 2016

We are delighted to announce that two of our projects have been nominated for the prestigious Construction Employers Federation/ Specify Construction Excellence awards.

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More donations for the Alzheimer’s Society

20th June 2016

Last week we presented a cheque to the Alzheimer’s Society for funds raised by our employees, their friends, family and our loyal supply chain.

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NI Education Minister visits Rainey Endowed Site

17th June 2016

Our project team including Construction Manager Mark Cunningham, Site Manager Brendan McKinley and HSE Manager Wendy Armstrong were delighted to host a visit by Education Minister Peter Weir to our construction site at Rainey Endowed school yesterday.

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Scotbet shop unit handed over

17th June 2016

Our project team headed by our Contracts Manager Ciaran Richmond have handed over a newly refurbished retail unit owned by Perth & Kinross Council to Scotbet, one of Scotland’s leading bookmakers.

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Our team update Dunloy Cuchullains club

16th June 2016

Our team recently gave the Dunloy Cuchullains GAA Club Sports Academy a face lift in advance of the 2016/17 competitive season starting.

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Millbank Grove development on target

15th June 2016

James Dixon and his site team are making fantastic progress with phase 2 of our Millbank Grove project for Cambrian Developments Ltd,

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Relay teams present generous donation to Alzheimer’s Society

14th June 2016

Due to the incredible generosity of our employees, their friends, family and to our loyal supply chain we are delighted to make a fantastic donation of £2500 to the Alzheimer’s Society.

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Works progressing well at Rainey Endowed

13th June 2016

Site works are progressing well on our sports hall project for Rainey Endowed school in Magherafelt.

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Contract awarded for Donaghadee High Street project

10th June 2016

We have just been awarded a fantastic 26 week contract for extensive refurbishment of two shop units and an upper floor apartment in Donaghadee, Co. Down.

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Ground works commence at Whalley Range, Manchester

3rd June 2016

Our site team have started ground works on our new housing development for the Dundee Group.

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Great progress with lock-up refurbishment works

27th May 2016

Our site team are making great progress in the Muirton area of Perth where they are upgrading lock-ups as part of an £1.8m contract with Perth & Kinross Council.

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Opportunities for placement students to join our team

25th May 2016

Due to our increased workload we are seeking IT and HR placement students to join our team.

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We sponsor Academy of Sport 5k Race and Fun Run

24th May 2016

We are delighted to become co-sponsors of the Perth College UHI 5K race and fun run which will be held as a fundraiser for the new Academy of Sport and Wellbeing.

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Technology & Design students visit new sports complex

13th May 2016

We were sent this lovely report following a visit by a group of Rainey Endowed Technology & Design students to our construction site at their school:

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Trades required for new housing project in Manchester

11th May 2016

We are looking for trades for our new £3.2m housing project in Manchester.

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Lock-up refurbishment works start

10th May 2016

Our site team have now started work on an £1.8m contract to upgrade 619nr lock-up units for Perth & Kinross Council.

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Minimising work at height during roof construction

9th May 2016

As part of an ongoing drive to improve safety on our sites, our site teams are tasked to seek opportunities to minimise work at height.

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Marathon success in Belfast for our teams

4th May 2016

Our 3 relay teams ran this year’s Belfast City Marathon which took place on Monday 2nd May 2016.

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Dixons join Construction Employer’s Federation Health & Safety Committee

3rd May 2016

The Construction Employer’s Federation H&S Committee was reconvened in late 2015 and is chaired by David Wallace (Henry Brothers (Magherafelt) Ltd) with representatives from Northstone NI Ltd and F P McCann Ltd also on the committee.

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Business Continuity Management training and exercises

25th April 2016

Our business continuity management systems have been tested this week.

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Stellar progress at Casheltown Manor

22nd April 2016

Our site team at Upper Hightown Road, Glengormley are making tremendous progress with Phase 1 of our Casheltown Manor residential development.

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The roofs go on phase 2 of Millbank Grove

20th April 2016

James Dixon and his site team are currently completing the roofing works in phase 2 of our Millbank Grove project for Cambrian Developments Ltd.

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Park Avenue development civils works underway

18th April 2016

Site Manager Chris Crawford and his team are carrying out civil engineering works at our Park Avenue development in Belfast.

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Shuttering works underway at Rainey Endowed school

15th April 2016

Our site team have been busy carrying out shuttering works this week for the new 4 court Sports Hall building at Rainey Endowed, Magherafelt.

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Timelapse footage of Sports Academy

14th April 2016

Our Client Perth College, a key part of University of Highlands and Islands, have produced a wonderful timelapse film of progress with our Academy of Sports and Wellbeing project to date.

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Team support Antrim fundraiser

13th April 2016

We recently supported the Antrim Senior Hurlers Golf Classic fundraiser which was held at the prestigious Galgorm Castle Golf course in Ballymena

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Fundraising for Alzheimer’s Society for Belfast marathon

7th April 2016

We are delighted that we will again have 3 relay teams running Belfast City Marathon on Monday 2nd May 2016.

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Academy of Sports and Wellbeing continues to progress

6th April 2016

Our team led by Contracts Manager Brendan Crawford and Site Manager Trevor Millar are continuing to make excellent progress with our Academy of Sports and Wellbeing project.

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Work starts at Dunkeld Road shops

1st April 2016

Our project team, led by our Site Manager Eamonn Watson, now have the removal and refurbishment works well underway at Dunkeld Road, Perth where we are fitting out 8 existing shop units owned by Perth & Kinross Council.

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Primary school visit to our Academy site

30th March 2016

A group of children from Goodlyburn Primary school visited our Academy of Sports and Wellbeing project at Perth College campus, UHI.

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Apprenticeships - investing in our future

22nd March 2016

We’d like to welcome to our new apprentice Michael Steele who started working with Dixons at the end of National Apprentice Week 2016.

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A busy start to 2016 for our Planned Maintenance Framework team

21st March 2016

There has been a busy start to 2016 for Framework Project Manager Ryan McErlean and his team who managed our 4 year Planned Schemes Framework Contract with the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

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3 relay teams look forward to Belfast City Marathon

18th March 2016

We are delighted to again have 3 relay teams entered into this year’s Belfast City Marathon which will take place on Monday 2nd May 2016.

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Proud sponsors of the Perth College UHI 5K Race & Fun Run

16th March 2016

Dixons are proud to be co-sponsors of the inaugural race & fun run 2016 which are being held on Sunday 24th April at Perth College’s Crieff Road campus.

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Dixons team double glaze 3600 Housing Executive homes

14th March 2016

Under our 2 year Northern Ireland Housing Executive Double Glazing contract we have delivered the complete package from property survey, to design and costings, to tenant consultations through to installation of double glazing.

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We are Hiring

11th March 2016

Due to continued growth and expansion into new markets the company has a position available within our accounts department.

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Another contract awarded in Perth

7th March 2016

Following hot on the heels of our recent contract award by Perth & Kinross Council to refurbish and fit-out 8 shops on Dunkeld Road, we have been awarded another large contract for refurbishment works in and around Perth.

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Walk through footage of Redbridge development

1st March 2016

We are now completing the fifth and final dwelling within our Redbridge development in Crawfordsburn.

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Keen interest in Phase 2 of Millbank Grove development

24th February 2016

Our Site Manager James Dixon and his team have now started work on phase 2 of the Millbank Grove development for Cambrian Developments Ltd.

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Works start at Rainey Endowed School

22nd February 2016

Our project team, led by our Site Manager Brendan McKinley, have now started site set-up works at Rainey Endowed School, Magherafelt.

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Site set-up work starts at Perth shop units

22nd February 2016

We are delighted to have been awarded a contract to fit-out 8 existing shop units owned by Perth & Kinross Council, this will be our second contract for the Council.

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New owners move into Phase 1 of Millbank Grove development

16th February 2016

James Dixon and his site team have now handed over phase 1 of our works for Cambrian Developments Ltd at Millbrook Grove, Ballynahinch, Co.Down.

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Great progress with Perth College Ball Hall

9th February 2016

Site Manager Trevor Millar and his team are making great progress with the new Academy of Sports and Wellbeing at the Perth College campus.

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Dixons brighten up Blue Monday

8th February 2016

In January we supported the mental health charity AWARE’s Brighten up Blue Monday initiative which was held on Monday the 18th of January.

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Recruiting - Accounting Technician Required

4th February 2016

Due to continued growth and expansion into new markets the company has a position available within our accounts department.

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First family moves into Redbridge development

4th February 2016

Our Site Manager Chris Crawford handed over the keys this week to the new owners for their lovely new home within our prestigious Redbridge development in Crawfordsburn.

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ISO Audit

3rd February 2016

We were visited this week by John Stewart from BSI to carry out external audits of our ISO9001 and ISO14001 management systems.

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First phase of Casheltown Manor development now on site

2nd February 2016

We have now started work on our Casheltown Manor development.

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Generous employees make gift to the Alzheimer’s Society

1st February 2016

Just before the holidays our employees took part in Christmas Jumper day with great enthusiasm, sporting many amazing jumpers and outfits.

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New lease of life for Health and Social Care Trust building

25th January 2016

Our Project team, ably led by Ciaran Richmond, have handed over the recently refurbished Belfast Health and Social Care Trust building, located on College Street Belfast.

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Dixons brighten up Blue Monday!

19th January 2016

This year we supported the mental health charity AWARE’s Brighten up Blue Monday initiative which was held on what is known to be the most depressing day of the year. AWARE run this initiative on the middle Monday in January each year to raise awareness of mental health issues and to encourage workplaces to have a little fun on an otherwise potentially gloomy day.

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New look website unveiled

18th January 2016

Following a period of recent growth and success for the company, we have launched our new look website which reflects our strength of offering and diversity of our expertise, with a focus on showcasing our projects and our commitment to continuously invest in maintaining the highest standards of our industry through our service, quality, partnerships and professionalism.

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Christmas Jumper day supported by all

18th December 2015

There was a bit of friendly competition today as our employees battled to outdo each other with their colourful and festive Christmas jumpers and outfits.

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Santa and his helpers visit Dixons

17th December 2015

There were 7 very excited children this morning when Santa and his two helpers paid an unexpected visit to Dixons.

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Another successful year for our Planned Maintenance Framework team

17th December 2015

In May 2014 we were awarded the North region Planned Schemes Framework Contract by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive. Under this 4 year Framework we carry out a wide range of planned maintenance works in and around occupied Housing Executive dwellings including kitchen replacement schemes; external cyclical maintenance schemes; fire/ safety upgrades and other internal alteration works.

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Coming home for Christmas

10th December 2015

Fifteen happy families moved into their new homes in the Ballysally estate following completion of our works today.

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Moyglass Place completed 4 months early

8th December 2015

Due to the hard work of our site team, led by Site Manager Rodney O’Neill, we were delighted to hand over our Moyglass Place project 4 months ahead of program.

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Over 3100 Housing Executive homes double glazed to date

7th December 2015

Under our two year Northern Ireland Housing Executive Double Glazing contract we have been installing double glazing to occupied dwellings within the north region of Northern Ireland. We have significantly improved the living conditions of over three thousand families and by doing so we have helped the Housing Executive deliver their warm homes initiative.

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Festive feel as steel goes up

2nd December 2015

Despite wintery conditions, our site team led by Site Manager Trevor Millar are making great progress with the new Academy of Sports and Wellbeing at the Perth College campus of the University of Highlands and Islands. Steel erection will be completed by the end of the December.

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Health and Wellbeing Group

27th November 2015

We have set up a cross company Health and Wellbeing group to help identify and promote employee health and wellbeing initiatives.

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Sponsorship of Carryduff Colts kicks off

22nd November 2015

We are pleased to announce that we are sponsoring the Carryduff Colts mini soccer team. The mini soccer team is for children between the ages of 6 and 7 who train together during the week then take part in games against teams of their peers every Saturday morning.

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Pilot biorefinery at commissioning stage

20th November 2015

Our biorefinery project for the Cavaghan & Gray food processing facility is now being commissioned, with handover due later this month. The facility is part of the 2 Sisters Food Group (2SFG) and prepares and supplies ready-meals to Marks and Spencer from their Carlisle facility.

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Shaken not stirred, Area 007 County team sponsorship

20th November 2015

Another community group that we are sponsoring this year is Area 007, a County darts team based in Bertha’s Bar, Castlerock, Co. Lderry. The cross community team was co-founded by our Site Manager Jarlath McGarry who set up the team with Jimmy Elliott in 2015.

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Cross and Passion College sponsorship

13th November 2015

We are delighted to support the Physical Education Department at Cross and Passion College Ballycastle with their new PE kit

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Thank-you letter from Armoy Community Association

21st October 2015

We were delighted to receive a lovely email from Gerry Burns, Secretary of Armoy Community Association following the extensive external maintenance works that we had carried out in the Armoy area of County Antrim in spring/summer 2015.

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New High School facilities are music to the schools ears

13th October 2015

As a result of increased interest in performance arts, the many music and drama students at Speyside High School, Aberlour, Banffshire had been working in cramped conditions and due to overcrowding were often required to practice in a canteen or community room.

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Finalists in CEF Awards

9th October 2015

Last night our team attended the prestigious Construction Employer’s Federation Construction Excellence Awards where we had been shortlisted as a finalist in the Social Housing category.

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Fresh new look for multi storey blocks

1st October 2015

Back in March we started an intensive refurbishment program for the Northern Ireland Housing Executive within five 14-storey blocks in Dunmurry, Co. Antrim.

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AWARE become our nominated charity for 2015/16

28th September 2015

We are delighted to announce that AWARE will be one of our nominated charities for 2015/16.

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Capital changes to Lime Park Kitchens

26th September 2015

The Lime Park Capital Kitchen Scheme has now been handed over to the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

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Dixons host Biggest Coffee Morning!

25th September 2015

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event for people facing cancer.

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Dixons team make donation to AWARE

10th September 2015

Dixons team make donation to AWARE

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Safety first in European Tug of War championships

2nd September 2015

Company Health and Safety Advisor Davy Wilson had a lead role in Northern Ireland’s success at the recent Junior World and European Tug of War Championships.

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Busy period for Housing Executive external cyclical maintenance

28th August 2015

Under our 3 year NIHE Planned Maintenance Framework contract

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Stellar performance in Ironman Copenhagen

23rd August 2015

Congratulations to our Senior Contracts Manager Cathal McOscar for successfully completing Ironman Copenhagen!

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Turf cutting ceremony for Academy of Sport and Wellbeing

18th August 2015

Turf cutting ceremony for Academy of Sport and Wellbeing

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840 Housing Executive kitchens replaced to date

29th July 2015

We have just completed kitchen replacement works in our 840th Northern Ireland Housing Executive

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Excellent progress with multi-storey refurbishment works

30th June 2015

We started refurbishing five 15-storey blocks in Dunmurry, Co. Antrim for the Northern Ireland Housing Executive in March 2015.

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Affordable homes development starts on site

24th June 2015

The design work on our Park Avenue, Belfast affordable homes development is completed.

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Careers with Dixons

15th June 2015

Due to expansion of our company we are currently recruiting.

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Park Avenue design and build project first in Northern Ireland

10th June 2015

Park Avenue design and build project first in Northern Ireland

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Belfast Marathon 2015

5th May 2015

A big congratulations to all our employees who took part in the Belfast Marathon. This year we entered 3 relay teams and one of our employees completed the full marathon.

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Parkdale House refurbishment works completed

30th April 2015

Our Dales & Moynes refurbishment project is progressing well with strip out of Parkdale House

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Strong interest in our Redbridge, Crawfordsburn homes

22nd April 2015

Work on our Redbridge development is progressing well with strong interest being reported from potential buyers by our partners Simon Brien estate agents.

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College Street Belfast project starts on site

21st April 2015

Our team have now started on site at 16 College Street, Belfast.

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Lime Park Capital Kitchen scheme extended

15th April 2015

The Lime Park Capital Kitchen Scheme that we are carrying out for the Northern Ireland Housing Executive has just been extended to include an additional 11 dwellings.

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RSPB NI’s Window on Wildlife Official Opening

13th April 2015

Dixons project team were recently invited to attend the official opening of RSPB NI’s Belfast Window on Wildlife (WOW) on Lough nature reserve in the Harbour Estate.

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Moyglass Place project hits site

8th April 2015

We have now started works on our new build social housing project at Moyglass Place.

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Mountpottinger Road planning approved

7th April 2015

Our Mountpottinger Road project in the Short Strand area of Belfast has recently achieved planning approval.

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Belfast Health and Social Care Trust contract awarded

2nd April 2015

We have recently been awarded a contract to refurbish 16 College Street, Belfast by the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust.

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Multi-storey refurbishment works start on site

16th March 2015

Multi-storey refurbishment works start on site....

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Moyglass Place contract awarded

26th February 2015

Moyglass Place contract awarded

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The Village Phase 2, Belfast refurbishment works near to completion

23rd February 2015

Completing a Contract for the Fold Housing Group

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Volume of NIHE work reaches new high

19th February 2015

Volume of NIHE work reaches new high

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Redbridge, Crawfordsburn development works start

19th February 2015

New Development, Redbridge Crawfordsburn

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Millbrook Drive, Ballynahinch residential housing now on site

15th February 2015

Millbrook Drive, Cambrian Developments

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Speyside High School careers talks

13th February 2015

Career Talks

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R.S.P.B visitors centre project completed

2nd February 2015

Dixons Contractors have recently completed a project for the Royal Society for the Prevention of Birds (RSPB) at Belfast Lough, County Antrim.

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Dixons Start Construction of New Biorefinery Plant

1st February 2015

Dixons commence work on the biorefinery plant and portal frame steel shed for H2 Energy in Carlisle.

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Belfast marathon relay teams

16th January 2015

Belfast Marathon Relay Teams

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Lime Park Capital Kitchen scheme starts on site

7th January 2015

Kitchen Replace Scheme - Lime Park Kitchens

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Speyside High School Phase 1 progress

5th January 2015

Progress at Speyside High School

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Park Avenue design and build project

5th January 2015

Park Avenue Design and Build Project

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Official Opening Dementia Assessment Unit and Therapeutic Hub, Waterside Ho

17th October 2014

Opening of Dementia Assessment Unit and Therapeutic Hub, Waterside Hospital.

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NIHE framework contract starts on site

1st September 2014

NIHE Framework

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Perth College Construction Courses building project completed

10th August 2014

We have just completed our first project at Perth College in Perth & Kinross.

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Dixons Awarded Contract for New Meals Kitchen at St Louis, Ballymena

26th June 2014

Dixons awarded new contract for kitchen at St Louis Ballymena

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Successful Tenderers for Northern Ireland Housing Executive

20th June 2014

Dixons Contractors have been confirmed by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive as the successful tenderer for the Planned Maintenance Framework in the North East Area of Northern Ireland.

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The Village refurbishment works get the green light

19th May 2014

Fold Housing Association, Works at Village Area, South Belfast

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Successful Tenderers for Northern Ireland Housing Executive

10th May 2014

Successful Tenderers for Northern Ireland Housing Executive Double Glazing Framework

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Ballysally Phase 1 refurbishments handed over

5th May 2014

Our site team have been carrying out the refurbishment of 10 void dwellings in the Ballysally area of Coleraine for Oaklee Homes Group.

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Dixons New Corporate Identity

24th April 2014

Dixons Contractors introduced its new corporate brand identity this week

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Speyside High School project now on site

19th March 2014

We have just started a great project for Speyside High School for Moray Council. Our project in Aberlour, Banffshire will include construction of a new sports and arts building and alteration works to the existing school with associated site works.

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