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Backing local sports

January 22nd, 2018

Cumbria Waste Group and its quarrying company, Lakeland Minerals, is pleased to be backing local sports in 2018. The Carlisle Rugby 1st team is being sponsored by Lakeland Minerals for the 2017/18 season. This means the company’s logo can be … Read More

Christmas tree collection appeal

January 11th, 2018

Cumbria Waste Group was proud to support a hospice charity’s Christmas tree collection appeal. Each year, Hospice at Home collects and disposes of Christmas trees in the Carlisle and Penrith area. In return for a small donation, the trees are … Read More

Christmas tree competition

December 20th, 2017

As a member of Carlisle Ambassadors we were delighted to support Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors’ 2017 Christmas tree competition. The competition involved businesses making Christmas trees out of materials related to their business. In our case, it seemed only correct to … Read More

A fairy tale ending

December 14th, 2017

Thanks to the power of social media, Cumbria Waste Group was able to provide a fairy tale ending for a little girl who thought the Tooth Fairy had forgotten her. Eight-year-old Alisha Irwin was upset when the Tooth Fairy didn’t … Read More

Women’s Institute

November 16th, 2017

Cumbria Waste Group was recently delighted to be invited to give a presentation to the ladies of the Plumbland Women’s Institute. One of our sales representatives, Richard Mackay, spoke about our  work and how we strive to ensure as much … Read More

Grants totalling £418,450 awarded

October 17th, 2017

A total of 23 environmental and community projects across Cumbria have benefited from grants totalling £418,450 over the last year. Projects included improvements to tennis courts, new cricket practice nets, new children’s play areas, village hall improvements and upgrading public … Read More

Katy Barnard

October 9th, 2017

Just two years ago, Katy Barnard became one of our Household Waste Recycling Centre Supervisors. This was her first experience in the waste management industry, but she excelled in the role, so much so that she has now been put … Read More

Skip ahoy

September 27th, 2017

Skip ahoy – it is not uncommon to see skips belonging to Cumbria Waste Group across the county, but they are now also being located at sea! We are supplying skips that are being used on a barge supporting the … Read More

To the rescue

August 16th, 2017

Cumbria Waste Group came to the rescue after a wedding dress and suit worn by Carmen and Ray Sayle on their big day were accidently thrown away. For 30 years, the wedding dress and suit have sat tucked away in … Read More

Football sponsorship

August 9th, 2017

A girls’ football team is ‘heading’ in the right direction thanks to sponsorship from Cumbria Waste Group. The company’s logo now adorns the strips of the Cockermouth Junior Football Club Under-8s team, who play in the West Cumbria Girls Youth … Read More