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Celebrating 16 years at Shorts Group

May 05 in Company

Mike Banham, Shorts General Manager celebrates 16 years at Shorts Group this month. To celebrate this occasion, Mike reservedly agrees to take a trip down memory lane and talks about life at Shorts. Mike started at Shorts in 2001, as ‘Manager’. Back then, Shorts employed just 50 people and there were no division of services

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Shorts Food Recycling Hailed a Success at Eton College

Apr 25 in Company, Waste management, Commercial trade waste

It’s Environmental Week at Eton College and today, Shorts Group were invited to spend time with staff and students to talk waste management and recycling processes over lunch. Shorts were joined by Eton College’s Building Officer Paul Bayley and Kerri Hicks who are driving the ‘environmental message’ among the etonians. Jordan Short, Project Coordinator and Joanna Defty, Marketing Manager from Shorts hosted

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Compost donation for green fingered school

Apr 25 in Company, Agriculture, Composting

It’s gardening season and schools throughout Berkshire are gearing up to give lessons in growing vegetables. One school in particular, Warfield Primary are all set to start planting, thanks to a compost donation from Shorts Agricultural Services. Each year, Shorts donate a van load of 10mm compost to Warfield Primary, which is a mile away from away from our farm where

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Pride of Bracknell Awards hailed another great success

Apr 24 in Company

This year’s Pride of Bracknell Awards was hailed another great success, with a record number of nominations from across the community. The award’s night took place on Friday 21 April at Bracknell and Wokingham College, with entertainment from Wellingtones and young talented gymnasts. Once again, Shorts Group were proud sponsors of the ‘Business of the Year category’

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Easter Egg hunt hailed a success

Apr 16 in Company

Delighted to see that our donation of Easter Eggs for Sebastian’s Action Trust helped make their recent Easter Egg hunt a huge success. Every child went home with an Easter Egg and a smile on their face. Sebastian Action Trust was set up in 2003, following the death of a 9 year-old boy called Sebastian

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Shorts proud to be supporting Sebastian Action Trust this Easter

Apr 03 in Company

Shorts are proud to be supporting local charity Sebastian Action Trust this Easter. For the last 6 weeks, customers and staff have been collecting Easter Eggs to give to children suffering with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions in Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. Simon Lillywhite from Sebastian Action Trust was over the moon with our

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Quick guide to hiring a skip

Mar 15 in Company, Waste management

Hiring a skip is not complicated. Actually, it couldn’t be easier. However, choosing the right size skip for your requirements and knowing where to put the skip and what items can go in the skip may be questions you have. Choosing the correct size skip: We have over a thousand skips of all different sizes,

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Look What’s Landed – New 50 Yard Skips

Mar 14 in Company, Waste management

Shorts Group has just taken stock of three new 50 yard skips – they don’t come much bigger than this! These over-sized Roll on Roll off skip will be retained at our Material Recycling Facility in Ascot. All the recyclable waste that comes into our material recycling facility will be sorted into residual waste and stored in our 50 yard

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Skip Hire Service for Willmott Dixon Site in Fleet

Mar 13 in Company, Waste management

Willmott Dixon, a customer of Shorts Group, is nearing completion of the new state-of-the art Leisure Centre in Fleet. Shorts Group is the appointed waste management contractor for the site. Hart Leisure Centre, a flagship facility will provide Hart District Council with three swimming pools, as well as a 130 station gym, climbing wall, coffee

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: Women at Shorts

Mar 09 in Company, Waste management, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops, Commercial trade waste, Agriculture, Composting, Products

“There is no force equal to that of a determined woman” At Shorts, we celebrated International Women’s Day by paying a visit to all the women that work at Shorts and caught a glimpse of what they were doing on this particular historic day where we remember the movement for women’s rights. In a traditionally male

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Pride of Bracknell Sponsor

Mar 06 in Company, Waste management, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops, Commercial trade waste, Agriculture, Composting, Products

Shorts Group is proud to be sponsoring the upcoming Pride of Bracknell Awards 2017: ‘Business of the Year category’ for the second year running. Now in their twelfth year, the Pride of Bracknell Forest awards showcase the very best and brightest people in the borough, from teachers and volunteers to teams, charities and businesses. If

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Bracknell School Benefits from a Skip

Feb 21 in Company, Waste management

Shorts are delighted to offer their support to a local school in Bracknell – by providing a large skip free-of-charge. Birch Hill School’s PTA has spent the last year fundraising to replace the school’s existing climbing frame.  Led by the school’s PTA, they have raised nearly £20,000 by organising school discos, film nights and fates. Shorts have supplied a large

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Shorts delivering Easter to children with life-limiting conditions

Feb 06 in Company, Waste management, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops, Commercial trade waste, Agriculture, Composting

Shorts are proud to be supporting local charity Sebastian Action Trust. This Easter, Shorts will be donating Easter eggs with support from customers and staff to give to children suffering with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions in Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. Sebastian Action Trust was set up in 2003, following the death of a

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Demolition key handover day at Suttons Business Park

Feb 06 in Company, Demolition

We love a bit of photography here at Shorts and we were lucky enough to capture the final day at one of our demolition sites on Sutton Business Park in Reading. We’ve been working on this site since December, Commissioned by Standard Life Assurance Limited. We are the Principal Contractor for demolishing three business units

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Agricultural Services Prepare for Polo

Jan 26 in Company, Agriculture

The cold frost is not stopping our Agricultural team from doing what they do best – driving tractors! James Winfield, Shorts Agricultural Manager has been working at The Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club, near Windsor. James has been Parrow Harrowing the arena after the sharp frost. Parrow Harrows break up and smooth out the

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