Charity News

Oar-some raft race raises thousands for Water Aid

15/07/2019

Paddlers from Lanes took to the water as 40 rafts made a splash for a campaign to provide clean water and toilets in two African towns. Hundreds of people took part in Thames Water’s annual charity raft race on the River Thames in Reading, Berkshire. The water company is seeking to raise £2million for Water…

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Mountain night hike aims to raise thousands for charity

10/07/2019

A team of 22 Lanes Group plc colleagues have completed a night hike up the highest mountain in England and Wales to raise money for company charities. The night owl mountaineers reached the summit of Snowdon in North Wales in time to see the sun rise after a four-hour climb. They hope to raise a…

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Pedal power keeps money flowing for vital charities

18/10/2018

After 1,161 miles of pedalling and many aching legs teams at Lanes Group plc from across the UK and Ireland have already raised £1,359 and 91 pence for five charities. The drainage and utility specialist’s depots – from Glasgow to London – have pedalled the length of notable geographical features up and down the country…

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Riding the banks of the Thames – without moving an inch!

27/07/2018

The journey may not have been as picturesque, but Lanes Utilities colleagues rode the entire length of the River Thames to raise money for good causes. They have taken part in the Lanes Cycle Challenge, which is seeing teams from depots and service hubs across the UK cycle the distance along famous geographical landmarks for…

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Lanes drainage engineers on a mission to help charity

21/05/2018

The Birmingham City Mission drainage survey, cleaning, and repair team, headed by Amey Site Supervisor Mark Bissell (in the orange jacket) and, to his right facing, Dean Evans, Mark Davies, and Connor Murphy, from Lanes Group, and Andy Morton, from Birmingham City Mission. Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have joined other contractors in helping…

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Yummy to intrepid – £25,000 raised for cancer charity

15/03/2018

Big-hearted colleagues working for Lanes Group plc have braved gale-force winds and buzzing clipper blades to raise over £25,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Teams and individuals working at depots and offices across the UK for the UK’s largest independent drainage specialist, and sister company UKDN Waterflow (LG) Ltd, contributed to the fund-raising effort. Macmillan Cancer…

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