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Introducing Unblocktober – the world’s first awareness month to save our sewers and seas

18/07/2019

Unblocktober.org Lanes Group is delighted to announce the launch of Unblocktober, the world’s first month-long national campaign and awareness month to improve the health of our drains, sewers, watercourses and seas – driven completely by you, the British public. If you want to help reduce the amount of plastic entering our seas, rivers and oceans,…

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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…

Toby named national health and safety rising star

12/07/2019

Health, safety and wellbeing trainee Toby Cook has won a national award that identifies the top health and safety professionals of the future. Toby, who is part of the Lanes Group plc team delivering the wastewater network service maintenance contract for Thames Water, has won the SHP Rising Star Utility Award. Judges praised the way…

Inspiring Lanes trio recognised at safety awards

10/07/2019

Three colleagues at one Lanes Group plc division have been presented with national awards for inspiring others with their dedication to supporting the health and safety of others. Andy Brierley (pictured above, centre), Kelly Hansford and Jack Gale won RoSPA Inspiration Awards which recognise excellence in the delivery of occupational health and safety. All three…

Andy’s jobs journey reaches fulfilment down in the sewers

15/05/2019

Doing a favour for a friend led to a job working for Lanes Group plc – now Andy Howard has the career he always really wanted, and that includes tackling giant sewer bergs made from fat and concrete. In 2012, the former HGV company boss agreed to take his best mate to a job interview…

National Skills Accord rewards exemplar skills development practice

15/05/2019

Drainage and wastewater contractor Lanes Group plc has been awarded a Skills Accord for its success in supporting its workforce in achieving recognised skills which contribute to business success. It has become one of 11 tier one utility industry suppliers in the UK to be presented with the award by the Energy and Utility Skills…

Lanes trio win RoSPA awards for inspirational health and safety

10/05/2019

Three colleagues working for drainage and utility specialist Lanes Group plc have each won national awards for their inspirational dedication to the health and safety of others. Jack Gale, Kelly Hansford, and Andy Brierley have won RoSPA Inspiration Awards which recognise the contribution that individuals make to occupational health and safety. Lanes Group Director Andy…

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