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New Resource for Learning in the Local Environment

Churchyard and Burial Ground Education pack The charity Caring for God’s Acre supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Jean Jackson Charitable Trust has created a new resource for teachers and youth leaders, which is available via their website: www.caringforgodsacre.org.uk. This newly produced pack offers lots of activities and …

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Why You Can Trust a B&ES Member

The 1300 member firms of B&ES, the Building & Engineering Services Association (formerly HVCA) are engaged in the design, installation, commissioning or maintenance of a wide range of building engineering services including heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, heat pumps, ductwork, ventilation hygiene, plumbing, facilities services, energy management and renewable technologies. …

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Portakabin Delivers Interim Sixth Form Centre in Just Six Weeks

Portakabin, the UK’s leading modular building specialist, has delivered an interim sixth form centre in just six weeks at a school in Cheshire after structural defects to an existing building meant alternative accommodation was urgently required. Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School needed high quality facilities to be fitted out over the …

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Leafield reveals ‘next big thing’ for education recycling

The education sector is becoming more environmentally aware and realising the impact their operations have on the wider community according to a recent Leafield Environmental survey conducted ahead of WRAP Recycle Week. The survey reveals that plastic recycling is the big focus for academies, secondary schools, colleges and universities next …

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LazyLawn helps Hull school children chill out

A school in Hull has transformed a gravel courtyard into a ‘chill zone’ in which children can relax, thanks to the installation of artificial grass from LazyLawn. The UK’s biggest artificial grass brand rolled out 200 square metres of turf at Westfield Primary School, in Cottingham, turning its courtyard into …

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