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Paving for a rainy day – By Brian Kent, national technical director at Tarmac 

March 20, 2023
As many of us Brits are aware, the weather in the UK is famously unpredictable and probably why we’re known for discussing the weather – a lot. Yet, despite high-profile examples of flash flooding and extreme heat, too often our preoccupation with the changing climate has seen little action. 
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‘Tyred’ community facility in Sopwell receives brand-new cycle track

March 17, 2023
A £25,000 boost from the Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund has seen Cottonmill Community & Cycling Centre, in Sopwell, St Albans, create a new cycle track for the community to enjoy.
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Local U12s football team kitted out in new strip thanks to Tarmac donation

March 14, 2023
Tideswell United Football Club’s under 12s team are leagues above the rest in new kit, thanks to a £512.82 donation from Tarmac’s Tunstead Quarry.
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International Women’s Day: embracing equity every day – By Louise Houston, head of inclusion and diversity

March 8, 2023
The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) is all about embracing equity and there’s undoubtedly scope for the construction sector to improve its track record in this area.  Equity is different to equality and recognises that each individual has different needs and circumstances. It’s about allocating the resources...
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Panshanger Park ‘Queen’s Wood’ complete thanks to community effort 

March 1, 2023
The creation of a new public woodland commemorating the life of Her Majesty has been officially completed, thanks to volunteers from local schools, residents, businesses and community groups. 
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RSPB take on ownership of nature reserve created following historical land transfer  

February 27, 2023
Some of the UK’s rarest species will be given a unique home thanks to a historical land deal 25 years in the making. Ownership of a wetland habitat has transferred to the RSPB in Nottinghamshire. 
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Riding group on the right track thanks to Tarmac donation

February 23, 2023
Wenlo Riding for the Disabled Association Group (Wenlo RDA Group), in Loughborough, is celebrating the opening of a new bridleway, thanks to a much-needed donation from Tarmac.
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Tarmac team enjoys volunteering day at RSPB Sandwell Valley

February 16, 2023
Employees from Tarmac’s Solihull office donned wellies and waterproofs to volunteer hours of effort towards making improvements at the RSPB’s Sandwell Valley site, in Birmingham.
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Dove Holes Cricket Club bowled over with new fencing thanks to Tarmac donation 

February 8, 2023
Thanks to a donation of £13,703 from the Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund, Dove Holes Cricket Club, near Buxton, has been able to upgrade old fencing and more.   
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Gifted by Tarmac to the nation – Thornborough Henges

February 3, 2023
Sustainable building materials and construction solutions business, Tarmac has gifted two henge monuments, part of a Neolithic complex in North Yorkshire described as “the Stonehenge of the North” to Historic England and English Heritage.
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