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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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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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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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Skips get a makeover

Jan 17 in Company, Waste management

The next stage of the regeneration of one of our sites has become reality with the opening of the new spray shop. One of the old barns that had previously been used for storage has now been completely refitted as a fully functioning spray shop, primarily intended for the repair and upkeep of the now very extensive

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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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Shorts support local football league

Jan 06 in Company, Waste management

Shorts are now supporting Berkshire’s Football Youth Development League through CSP UK. CSP UK is responsible for producing fixture list planners for 150 mini, junior and football development leagues over 28 counties in England and Wales. Shorts are one of over 25,000 businesses nationally to support local junior football leagues. Russell Hughes, Shorts Waste Manager, is a

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New skips

Dec 12 in Company, Waste management

We have new arrivals! We have just taken delivery of another 12 skips, with more to follow, taking our capacity to over a thousand skips. Our new skips just need to be sign-written and then they will be put to the use they are intended; filled with either household or commercial waste and taken to our Material Recycling

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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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Oversized wood get the Shorts treatment

Aug 25 in Waste management, Agriculture

Have you ever wondered what does happen to all those roots and some of the oversized wood that gets sent into Planners Farm in skips and lorries? Over the weeks, huge quantities can quickly accumulate becoming quite a mountain which obviously needs tackling before it becomes both unmanageable and possibly unsafe – come forward the

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