Charity News

Lanes helps disabled athletes charity with donation


Lanes Group is helping with the continuing development of the UK’s sportsmen and sportswomen. With the London 2012 Olympics being hailed as a huge success and the Paralympics beginning on August 29th, the UK’s largest independent drainage specialist has made a donation to a disabled athletes’ charity. ‘Dream it Believe it Achieve it’ works nationally…

Scott Norris Reaches New Heights for Charity


Congratulations to Scott Norris who climbed Jebel Toubkal, Morocco; 4167m over the weekend and raised money for the Lymphoma Association Lanes company charity. To put the achievement in perspective Sca Fell, in the Lake District is 651m, Snowdon in Wales is 1085m and Ben Nevis in Scotland is 1343m. Well Done Scott fantastic achievement!

At Preston it’s ‘dress up Friday’


Most people have heard of  ‘dress down Friday’, when those of us who have to dress smartly for work get to wear casual gear for the day. But at Lanes for Drains Preston, staff members Kirsty and Steph decided they’d like to make their own rules in a fund-raising effort so have agreed on a ‘dress…

Emma’s race for Louise


Emma Harvie, from Lanes’ out of hours call centre in Manchester, has helped raise over £1000 for Cancer Research after completing the Race for Life for her sister, Louise. Mum of two, Louise, was diagnosed with breast cancer last October aged only 34, yet she completed the 5-kilometre race alongside Emma and their Mum, Patricia….

Lanes helps Jak Cornthwaite sail to success


The Lanes Group plc is sponsoring one of Britain’s most promising young sailors, 16-year old Jak Cornthwaite. Despite only taking up the sport 4 years ago, Jak was chosen to represent Great Britain in the World Laser Radial Youth championships in New Zealand this year, where he gained a top twenty placing, helping the GBR…