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Stone donation puts park on right path
Cambridgeshire Search and Rescue Training Day at Needingworth Quarry
9 October 2017

Volunteers do their bit for the community

Volunteers doing their bit for the community.
Two teams of ambitious employees carried out charity projects over the summer as part of a training programme aimed at creating engaging managers. The first was to refurbish a potholed access road to the Leicestershire Wildlife Hospital at Kibworth near Leicester. The second entailed widening and restoring a path for a wheelchairfriendly picnic area at a nature reserve in mid-Wales.  The two-day project in Leicestershire involved preparing the surface of the 300 metre long driveway then spreading 100 tonnes of golden gravel from Needingworth quarry with help from a local digger driver. The...
9 October 2017

Stone donation puts park on right path

Ingleton stone donation. Air time… a helicopter delivered the stone in two-tonne loads
A well-worn footpath in the Yorkshire Dales National Park has been upgraded with stone donated from Ingleton quarry. Over 200 tonnes of material was used to improve a one-kilometre stretch of path across Whitber Hill, which links Pen-y-Ghent and High Birkwith, bypassing the notorious bogs of Black Dubb. The stone was delivered to a roadside collection point then dropped in by helicopter. The Park’s area manager Kate Hilditch said: “We are very grateful to Hanson for the generous donation of stone for this path and for the company’s ongoing support of the Three Peaks project, which will...
3 October 2017

Cambridgeshire Search and Rescue Training Day at Needingworth Quarry

The CAMSAR team alongside Hanson foreman Ian Ballard and Chris Ivatt.
On Sunday 1st of October 2017 members of the Cambridgeshire Search and Rescue volunteer group were welcomed to Needingworth quarry by Hanson to carry out a number of training exercises on the site. This allowed for a uniquely immersive opportunity for the search and rescue teams who were able to benefit from training in confined spaces and also training near open water and bank searching. Hanson Needingworth employee Chris Ivatt had volunteered for the day to act as a casualty in the confined space scenario; he was placed in the surge tunnel acting as a diabetic who had broken his leg. Lights...

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