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Important Notice

Due to essential electrical maintenance in the surrounding area, we will be completely offline this Friday from 2.30 – 7pm. As there will be no electricity – we will be unable to answer emails or landline telephone calls during this period. Online ordering as usual here This is unfortunately beyond our control and we apologise […]

New Developments at Balcas

We are pleased to confirm that on Saturday 1st September 2018 Balcas Timber Ltd, manufacturer of brites; entered in to an agreement to acquire the wood pellet trade and assets of the leading GB wood pellet distributor Forever Fuels Ltd. This exciting opportunity enables Balcas to further strengthen its position as a principal supplier in […]

Happy Easter from all at brites! Office closed Friday – Monday and reopens Tuesday 3rd April. Ordering is still available online here  

Weather Delays

We are currently experiencing extremely high levels of demand and challenging delivery conditions. We apologise unreservedly to anyone whose delivery of brites has been affected. Safety is our number one priority and we will do our very best to get to those waiting for deliveries. This will mean we will have a delivery backlog to […]

2018 Charity Partnership Announced

We were delighted to welcome Heather Fallis from Northern Ireland Hospice to Balcas brites today as we announced our adopted charity for 2018. As an organisation of our size, life limiting illness makes itself known to us all and for that reason we have decided to direct our fundraising efforts towards helping the provision of […]

Increased demand causing longer lead times – Order Early

The UK & Irish wood pellet markets are currently experiencing a shortage of supply mainly due to a shortage of imported pellets. See the following link http://www.pelletcouncil.org.uk/news/wood-pellet-shortages This increased demand on local manufacturers like ourselves who do have supply is leading to increased lead times for all customers especially bagged deliveries. We therefore strongly recommend […]