New lease of life for Dove Holes village hall

February 26, 2020
Dove Holes residents are looking forward to more community gatherings now that their village hall has had a makeover. Thanks to a major grant from Tarmac’s national Landfill Communities Fund,* the hall has been redecorated, new sofas and coffee tables have been installed and the kitchen and toilets have had...
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Volunteer group’s gate relocation will boost biodiversity on Stanage Edge

February 20, 2020
Small projects can lead to big changes in nature in the Peak District National Park. Thanks to a day of hard work by a group of volunteers to relocate a gateway on Stanage Edge, the biodiversity of the area will get a significant boost.
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Lights, camera, action. Tarmac rail operation gets starring role!

February 11, 2020
On Sunday 9 February Tarmac Tunstead’s rail sidings manager John Fotherby experienced his ’15 minutes of fame’ when he saw himself on the TV screen.
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Tarmac’s past and present apprentices launch eight Tunstead opportunities for 2020

January 29, 2020
As the UK celebrates the 13th National Apprenticeship Week (3-7 February), Tarmac’s apprentices past and present reflect on their own experiences and reveal the company is launching eight new apprenticeships at the company’s Tunstead site near Buxton.
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Above par grant opens doors to more golfers

December 12, 2019
Buxton and High Peak Golf Club is looking forward to welcoming more people to come and try golf all year round, thanks to a major grant from Tarmac’s national Landfill Communities Fund.*
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New lease of life for 100-year-old yellow steam locomotive

December 3, 2019
This weekend at Tarmac’s Tunstead site, a hard-working, former member of the quarrying team came back to visit. But this former worker was a bright yellow 23 tonne steam locomotive, known as the ‘Clockwork Lemon’ and, after being restored to all its former glory, it was given a VIP welcome!
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Volunteering team gives boost to Buxton’s serpentine community farm

November 28, 2019
A group of volunteers from Tarmac’s Lime business at Tunstead has shown how teamwork really can make a difference to a project reliant on community support. The team of 11 joined forces to spend a day at the Serpentine Community Farm in Buxton, giving some elbow grease and attention to...
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Environmentally friendly floodlights light the way for more tennis in Buxton

November 14, 2019
Tennis isn’t just for the summer for players in Buxton – state-of-the-art floodlights are now installed at Buxton Tennis Club, significantly extending the opportunities for games and coaching.
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Tideswell villagers celebrate cash boost for playground redevelopment

October 31, 2019
Children in the village of Tideswell are looking forward to using a newly revamped playground, now the Parish Council has been awarded a major grant.
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Innovative fuel plant installation is positive environmental move for Tarmac

October 22, 2019
In an innovative move for the UK cement industry, Tarmac is making a positive environmental step by installing a waste-derived fuel processing plant at its Tunstead cement works. The plant is producing ‘Specialised Fuel’ – a unique type of Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) to be used in the cement manufacturing...
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