Supporting local initiatives

We place a great deal of value on our role in the local community, and to being a good neighbour, a good employer and a valued part of the local business landscape.

Read more about our latest community initiatives in our news stories.

Latest news

Tarmac renews partnership to boost volunteering in the Peak District National Park

April 29, 2021
After a successful first five years in which Tarmac’s Tunstead team gave up thousands of hours to take part in volunteering days, the company has...
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April 13, 2021
A partnership between Tarmac, Network Rail and Freightliner has taken advantage of the quieter railway network during lockdown to trial a ‘jumbo train’ to transport...
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March 22, 2021
Daniel Heyworth from Buxton clearly likes a challenge! Prompted by his 2020 Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis, he is to face his fear of flying to take...
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Lockdown makeover for Parwich Royal British Legion Club

March 10, 2021
Parwich villagers of all ages are counting down the days to the re-opening of the Royal British Legion Club, now that is being given a...
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Tarmac grant completes 10-year project to revamp Buxton community centre

February 18, 2021
After a decade of hard work, a final project to transform St Anne’s Community Centre in Buxton into a versatile, multi-use hub has been completed.
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How to ‘bee kind’ this February – bee hotel giveaway

February 18, 2021
This February Tarmac is spreading the simple message ‘bee kind’ to help raise awareness of the UK’s declining bee population, which is having a hugely...
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Tarmac launches apprenticeship opportunities for Tunstead in 2021

February 4, 2021
As the UK celebrates the 14th National Apprenticeship Week (8-14 February), Tarmac announces it is offering six apprenticeship opportunities at its Tunstead site in 2021.
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Burbage Community Looks Forward to Making The Most Of New Sports Facility After Summer Makeover

January 25, 2021
Despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the winter weather, Burbage Primary School Pupils and the wider community are looking forward to being able...
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Light up a life hospice appeal given valuable boost by donation from local company

January 18, 2021
A safety campaign at Tarmac’s Tunstead site has given Blythe House Hospice’s annual Light up a Life* appeal a valuable boost in a year in...
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Tideswell community looks forward to community venue with eco heating system

January 6, 2021
People living in Tideswell are excited to see work start on a new Community Hall, after fire destroyed the old wooden building in 2015. After...
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Schools and Colleges

Here at Tunstead we host a number of school, college and university visits every year, as part of enhancing the education and wider experience of young people.

Our site tours are informative and educational and are run between the months of May and September.

If you would like to organise a visit for a school, university or community group, please email

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Community liaison

At Tunstead, we have our own Community Liaison Committee (CLC), which consists of local Councillors, community representatives and planning officers. The CLC meets twice a year, or more regularly if required.

If you would like to find out more about the CLC, please email

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