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Pioneering wellbeing programme wins water award

23/05/2018

Lanes Group plc has won the Health and Wellbeing category in the Water Industry Achievement Awards for its pioneering work to support its people in the workplace. It has developed a wellbeing app for measuring happiness at work combined with a practical support programme led by a qualified wellbeing and mental health practitioner. The initiative,…

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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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Charlie has 104 reasons he’s an inspiration for his family

15/05/2018

Charlie Hanson puts it down to black treacle on his breakfast porridge but staying physically active and enjoying the daily crossword will also have helped him reach the age of 104. The United Nations is marking International Family Day (#internationalFamilyDay) on 15 May 2018, to recognise the family as a building block of societies around…

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How does the sewer system work?

09/05/2018

Our sewer system is an essential part of modern life, keeping our homes and streets clean and hygienic. But how does the vast infrastructure that exists beneath our feet actually work? In this article we will take a closer look at the importance of our sewer system, how it was created and how the system…