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Clean bins for clean waste

Nov 04 in Company, Waste management, Commercial trade waste

Moving away from the traditional looking wheelie bin,  Shorts have invested in a new style wheelie bin with transparent sides. The transparent sides will ensure the waste we collect from customers, as part of our trade waste service, is filled with clean-recycled material plus, our customers will be able to see how full the bin is without

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Hovis Bakery Demolished

Nov 04 in Company, Demolition

Shorts Demolition won the contract to take-down the old Hovis Bakery On Binfield Road in Bracknell. Charlie Freeman was in control of this job and used the Volvo EC235 Reduce swing, which is perfect for this job as it has the operating area of a 13 ton excavator but the reach and lifting power of a

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Lloyds Business Bank: Gameplan

Nov 01 in Company

Gary Short, Managing Director of Shorts was invited to be a panellist for Lloyds Business Bank’s Gameplan event. The Gameplan event tours the country  gathering small and medium businesses as well as some larger corporations too, to discuss current issues. Gary was invited to be a panellist as a  Business Customer of Lloyds. The topics that were

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Bracknell Forest Careers Fair

Oct 30 in Company

Shorts attended the Bracknell Forest Careers Fair this month held at Bracknell Leisure Centre. Hundreds of Year 11 school children from the local Bracknell schools attended. The 15-16 year olds were very interested in understanding what opportunities lay ahead of them in the work place. We had some interest in our apprenticeship scheme. Jordan Short explains:

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Shorts green scheme is a shining success

Jun 10 in Company

As part of our continued commitment to be even more green, Shorts has massively reduced their carbon footprint in less than a year! Last year, we installed solar panels to our sites at Station Works, Aldershot and Millside. By using the sun’s energy to create our own electricity, we are reducing the strain on exhaustible

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Shorts Sponsor Business of the Year Award at Pride of Bracknell Forest Award

May 06 in Company, Waste management, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops

Shorts Group sponsored the Business of the Year award at this years Pride of Bracknell Awards. The nominees were Anne Marie Patisserie and Waterstones Bookshop, both businesses are based in Bracknell. The evening took place at Bracknell and Wokingham College and was hosted by Ady Williams a former professional footballer for Reading F.C. The winner

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Shorts big breakfast

Mar 11 in Company

Local waste management company go all out in taking part of Cancer Research UK’s Biggest Breakfast. Shorts Group based in Bracknell and Ascot understand the importance of a decent breakfast so what better way to raise money for charity. All 130 employees across their Berkshire and Hampshire depots took part in the fundraising by making

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Shorts Group: Fastest growing companies

Jan 06 in Company

Shorts Group are pleased to announce that they have ascertained a four place increase according to CIWM’s Fastest 50 growing companies in waste and resource management for 2015. The Fast 50 has become one of the most talked about awards in the industry. Last year CIWM added the Fast 50 into its Sustainability and Resource

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