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Shorts go Paper-less

Nov 23 in Company, Waste management, Plant and tool hire & shops

After the successful role out of a paper-less system within our waste management division in April 2017, Shorts have now implemented a paper-less system within our Plant Hire division. Going paper-less is a huge milestone for Shorts Group. A company with an ethos for recycling and sustainable operations, using copious amounts of paper and ink

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Trying out new products at the Saltex Exhibition

Nov 08 in Plant and tool hire & shops

Plant Managers, Jason Southam and Steve Keene attended Saltex Exhibition last week at the NEC in Birmingham. Saltex is the UK’s national event for grounds care, sports, amenities, estates and green space management. From turf care and specialist machinery to landscaping and playgrounds, over 290 exhibitors brought the latest products. The main purpose of their

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Telehandler steels the show

Aug 26 in Company, Plant and tool hire & shops

Preparations are underway in Egham, Berkshire as event organisers are preparing for the annual Egham Show this bank holiday weekend. On-hire for the week is our 12m telehandler which is proving an essential piece of equipment for event organiser Andrew Hall, Chairman of the Egham Show: “The Shorts JCB telehandler is a fantastic piece of

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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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New Excavators Available to Hire

May 24 in Plant and tool hire & shops

Shorts Plant and Tool Hire in Ascot have taken stock of new excavators. The first instalment of our new Hitachi Zaxis 26U Machines are 3 tonne machines which have a very short tail swing, making them ideal for jobs which require the power of a bigger machine with restricted space. The new Yanmar CV08 is

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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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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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Director Appointment Announcement – Finance Director, David Guest.

Jan 16 in Company, Waste management, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops, Commercial trade waste, Agriculture, Composting, Products

Shorts Group is pleased to welcome a new arrival – David Guest, our Finance Director. David started with Shorts this month and is Chartered Accountant, with a BA (hons) degree in Accountancy. He brings with him a wealth of experience to Shorts. He joins us from Core Health and Fitness, and prior to this David

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