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Summer Newsletter from Shorts Group

Jul 12 in Company

We’ve just launched our summer edition of our e-newsletter. To read  our latest news and offers, please click on the link:   If you haven’t already subscribed to this newsletter, please do, it takes just a few minutes. The link is on our home page.          

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Car show down: Demolition at Sevenoaks

Jun 29 in Company, Demolition

Shorts Demolition have recently started demolishing a former garage car show room and workshop at Sevenoaks. As you can see, the team are cracking on with this job and we’ve had some great feedback from the customer: “I thought the site looked very professional on Tuesday when I was on site. Matthew and the team

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Shorts visit to Plantworx

Jun 09 in Company, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops

Shorts Management team paid a visit to Plantworx, the UK’s live showcase event for construction professionals, held in Leicestershire this month. The team spent the day looking at the very latest plant and construction machinery on the market and speaking to different manufacturers, as Steve our Plant Manager explains: “The show provided an excellent opportunity

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Skip support for local school

May 23 in Company, Waste management

Shorts Group were glad to be of assistance for local school, Ascot Heath Infant School in North Ascot this week. Ascot Heath Infant School had, what can only be described as condemned play equipment. It was rotten and sadly could not be used by the children for health and safety reasons. The school is currently

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Customer first- tell us how we’re doing?

May 18 in Company

At Shorts Group, we are committed to putting our customers first.  With a history spanning 60 years, we know we would not be here today if it wasn’t for our customers and the services we offer. It is for this reason, we are encouraging our customers to tell us how they rate our services. We want

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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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