New ‘Cat’ on the prowl at Tunstead Quarry

July 16, 2018
A new giant ‘Cat’ can be spotted at Tunstead Quarry near Buxton… but this one weighs 110 tonnes and is hard at work moving limestone for Tarmac.
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Kit sponsor helps young Buxton fell runners, come rain or shine

July 9, 2018
Young fell runners in Buxton are sporting smart new neck warmers for their training and competitions. Whilst in the recent heatwave, they have been more useful for keeping the sun off heads, Tarmac’s Tunstead site was pleased to be able to support the team in such a practical way.
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Green fingered residents of Buxton get ready for third annual garden trail

May 24, 2018
As London’s annual horticultural showcase comes to close, keen gardeners in Buxton are busy putting the finishing touches to their own works of art! It’s only a couple of weeks until keen gardeners around Buxton unveil the results of their hard work in the third annual Buxton Garden Trail (9...
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Tarmac volunteers clearing the way for summer Peak District routes

May 23, 2018
Summer walkers in one area south of Bakewell will enjoy a clear pathway, thanks to a day of action from a group of volunteers from Tarmac’s Tunstead site. The group joined forces with new Peak District National Park Project Assistant, Harriet Saltis to tackle overgrown brambles and hedgerows on the...
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Tarmac and the University of Derby collaborate to drive skills for next generation of leaders

May 3, 2018
A crisis simulation exercise at Tarmac’s Tunstead site in Derbyshire has helped teach essential skills to the next generation of industry leaders by sharing best practice for dealing with serious incidents.
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Buxton LEGO experts win UK competition and place in a world festival

March 19, 2018
For a bunch of Buxton Community School students who are also Lego enthusiasts, what started as a simple after school club has evolved into national recognition and an opportunity to take part in an international festival.
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2018 Buxton garden trail launches with new sponsor on board

March 12, 2018
For the third year running, Buxton’s green fingered residents will be showing off their gardens as part of the Buxton Garden Trail – and this year the organisers have a new sponsor on board -local employer Tarmac.
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Bright safety boost for Fairfield School Pupils

March 12, 2018
Pupils at Fairfield Infant and Nursery School love getting out and about to learn about the world around them. And now these school trips have taken a step up in safety with the donation of a full set of high visibility jackets from nearby company Tarmac.
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Five Buxton apprenticeships on offer as part of Tarmac’s national scheme

March 7, 2018
As the UK celebrates National Apprenticeship Week, Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business, has announced that it will create 100 new apprenticeships in the UK in 2018 – and five of these will be at the company’s Tunstead site near Buxton.
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Top tourist attraction, Discover Buxton celebrates continued partnership with local sponsor

February 25, 2018
Popular heritage tour company Discover Buxton is celebrating a new year of partnership and sponsorship with local company Tarmac. For the third year, Tarmac is sponsoring the production of the organisation’s fascinating monthly podcast which takes a step back in time to present a range of interesting and quirky subjects...
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