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Young entrepreneurs

March 10th, 2018

Budding young entrepreneurs at a village school are receiving mentoring support from Cumbria Waste Group. We are working in partnership with Great Corby School to set up a mini-business. It is part of the Bright Stars 2018 competition, which is … Read More

Lakes Hospitality tradeshow success

March 9th, 2018

On the 7th and 8th of March, the 43rd Lakes Hospitality Trade Show hosted around 100 local businesses at the J36 Rural Auction Centre. The event, organised by Lakes Hospitality Association (LHA), provides a chance for the planners to draw … Read More

Backing local sports

January 22nd, 2018

Cumbria Waste Group’s 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 seen on … 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