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Wellbeing week sparks demand for fun get-fit workouts

09/11/2017

A wellbeing week held by Lanes Utilities has sparked such great interest that daily fitness sessions are being organised for staff. Up to 60 people a day attended circuit training sessions during the Wellbeing Week held for colleagues working at the Customer Solutions Centre (CSC) in Slough, Berkshire. Healthy food workshops were also laid on…

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Lanes infographic: how a fatberg went around the globe

26/09/2017

The Whitechapel fatberg has become a global news and social media sensation. As the wastewater network services maintenance partner for Thames Water, Lanes Utilities, part of Lanes Group plc, has been given the task of removing the congealed mass of fat, oil and sanitary products. However, even though the days of the fatberg – named…

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Global interest makes “Fatty McFatberg” a new London tourist attraction

25/09/2017

The photos above show the Lanes Utilities team working on the monster fatberg found in Whitechapel, London. Dubbed “Fatty McFatberg” by the public beating “Fat the Ripper” in a poll taken on twitter by the public.   A “monster” fatberg being removed by Lanes Utilities waste water engineers in partnership with Thames Water has become one…

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Lane’s know-how supports highest resurfacing standards

30/08/2017

  Drain cleaning technology and expertise from Lanes Group is helping Tarmac deliver optimum highway maintenance services for local authorities in the North West. The company’s advanced jet vac tankers are being used to clear surplus aggregates from highway gullies and drainage channels. Local authorities are increasingly keen to ensure highway drainage remains clear to…

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Hiking to the heights for cancer support

16/08/2017

A team of have-a-go-hikers from Lanes Group plc will be challenging their fitness and head for heights by climbing one of England’s highest mountains in aid of charity. The colleagues who all work at the Lanes HQ and operational depot at Eccles, Greater Manchester, will climb Skiddaw, just north of Keswick, in Cumbria, in aid…

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Mick achieves highest ambition for charity

09/08/2017

CCTV drainage engineer Mick Bradley realised a life-long ambition and raised hundreds of pounds for a local cancer charity when he reached the highest point in the UK. Mick, who works at the Lanes Group Eastleigh depot, near Southampton, took up the challenge to walk to the top of Ben Nevis in Scotland in aid…

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