Charity News

Lanes staff raise thousands for Macmillan


Teams and individuals working for Lanes Group across the UK have raised over £6,500 for Macmillan Cancer Support. The money has been collected over 12 months for Macmillan which was selected by staff as the Lanes company charity for the year. In total, the amount raised by staff fundraising activities was £6,575.26. Thanks to a…


Teachers and pupils welcome life-saving heart device


An astonishing 3,000 people, including hundreds of children, are getting enhanced protection from sudden cardiac arrest after Lanes Group donated a heart defibrillator to a Berkshire school. The drainage and asset maintenance specialist has donated the life-saving device to St Mary’s CE Primary School in Slough, Berkshire, which is located next to a Sure Start…


There’s no need to dress this up – Zoe is brilliant!


Zoe Renshaw has won a prestigious national award for her selfless voluntary work by being a lion, a frog, an elf – and a whoopee cushion! In the last five years, the Lanes Group bid manager has spent many hours of her spare time helping a number of community groups, and is always willing to…


Annual charity drive raises £17,000 for Cancer Research UK


Lanes Group’s annual charity fundraising campaign has raised over £17,000 for Cancer Research UK. A final totalling up of all donations made has shown that hundreds of staff, plus their families and friends, raised £8,500.10 for the charity during 2015. When combined with Lanes Group’s pledge to match the money raised by staff, the total…


Lanes Endeavour team builds recycled raft for charity race


Intrepid Lanes Group rafters are appealing for sponsors as they prepare to take on all-comers in a Thames Water raft race – paddling a craft made from recycled sewer repair materials. It is the first time that Lanes Group has entered the annual Thames Water raft race, which takes place on Thursday 7 July 2016,…