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First train for new Tarmac Peak District rail link 

July 28, 2023
Building materials and construction solutions company Tarmac, a CRH company, which operates Hillhead Quarry in Derbyshire, has reopened a Peak District rail connection to expand the supply of aggregates to its customers via freight trains.  
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Villagers celebrate opening of new pavilion thanks to Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund grant

July 27, 2023
Residents of Furness Vale in the Peak District are celebrating the grand opening of a new community pavilion. Furness Community Organising Green Spaces (COGS) was awarded £72,270 from the Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund, which enabled the charity to reach its fundraising goal to build a new community pavilion on the...
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Rishi visits Stonehenge of the North

July 20, 2023
Historic England and English Heritage, along with representatives from Tarmac, met Rishi Sunak last week to give him a tour of Thornborough Henges, one of the UK’s most important prehistoric sites.
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Funding from Tarmac offers fun for Buxton kids come rain or shine

July 18, 2023
A new canopy providing protection from the elements all year round has been built at Fairfield Endowed CofE Junior School in Buxton thanks to a £20,000 donation from the Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund.
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The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre officially opens new outdoor play space

July 17, 2023
The Sill Playscape, funded by the Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund, is designed to provide a creative and inspiring landscape-themed learning and play experience for children of all ages and abilities.
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Dragonfly experts put Tarmac’s Panshanger Park on the map 

July 12, 2023
The Tarmac-owned Panshanger Park, located in Hertfordshire, has been named a dragonfly hotspot by the British Dragonfly Society (BDS) due to its thriving dragonfly population. 
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Tarmac looks back on a year of progress with 2022 sustainability report

July 11, 2023
Building materials and construction solutions provider Tarmac has published its annual sustainability report for 2022. The report records the progress made against the ambitions set out in Tarmac’s Act sustainability strategy in 2021 and its three central themes of People, Planet, and Solutions.
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The Next Generation is here – Tarmac reveals plans for the future at exclusive event

July 7, 2023
Tuesday 4 July saw Tarmac host an exclusive ‘Next Gen 2030+’ event, sharing what the construction industry can expect in the years to come and how the business is working with partners, customers and suppliers to shape the future.
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Sprowston Cricket Club unveils state-of-the-art cricket facilities

July 7, 2023
 Cricketers in Norwich can train in style after a £39,984 donation from the Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund allowed the club to install new state-of-the-art practice nets. 
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Building solutions for social change: Tarmac launches its Levelling Up Impact Report 

July 6, 2023
Tarmac, the UK's leading sustainable construction materials and solutions business, launched its Levelling Up Impact Report this week, in partnership with the Purpose Coalition. The report was launched at Next Gen 2030+, an event hosted by Tarmac to discuss business solutions to climate change in the construction industry.  
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