Cementing the community partnership between Lafarge Tarmac Aberthaw Cement Plant and Rhoose Homework Club

Aberthaw Cement Plant launches community partnership

The Lafarge Tarmac Aberthaw Cement Plant is partnering with the Rhoose Parent/Child Homework Club to help support children across the Vale of Glamorgan. The Rhoose Homework Club is a voluntary organisation, initially set up to help support very local children with specific learning difficulties,...

The beekeeper checking on the Aberthaw bees

New buzz on site at Aberthaw Cement Plant

There’s been a new delivery at the Aberthaw Cement Plant – of Apis mellifera. That’s honey bees, for those who aren’t familiar with all things small and buzzing. We have five bee colonies at the plant, helping the local ecological cycle and also supporting local farmers by pollinating...

Wales & West Utilities north Wales performance manager Steve Watts presents local children with Smell Gas pack, to help keep them safe and warm

Local community opens Rhosgadfan Playground

Plans for a local community playground on the site of the former Village Hall in Rhosgadfan took a step further forward with the official opening to show off the new play equipment to local children. Members of the local community turned out in force, and hope that now the playground is open it...

Team-building and fund-raising go hand in hand at the Aberthaw Cement Plant BBQ

Fund-raising BBQ helps local children’s group

Colleagues at the Aberthaw Cement Plant had a lunch with a difference when they attended an on-site fund-raising BBQ – and raised £700 to help local youngsters. The cement workers decided they wanted to do something to raise money for a local cause and came up with the idea of having a BBQ in...

Wales & West Utilities volunteers get stuck into a bit of decorating and gardening at Phillipstown Community House in New Tredegar.

Phillipstown Community House gets a makeover

Colleagues from Wales & West Utilities rolled up their sleeves and got stuck in to give Phillipstown Community House a makeover. The Community House is run by Phillipstown Residents Association and offers community classes and social get-togethers for local people. Over the years the...

Five graduate placements on offer at Wales & West Utilities: Morgan James is now an Asset Officer at Wales & West Utilities, following completion of the company’s two year graduate development programme

Exciting opportunities for graduates in the gas industry

Wales & West Utilities has opened up its graduate development programme to recruit five people interested in a career as an engineer in the gas industry. The application process is open from now until 10 April and, following the recruitment process, the trainee engineers will join the...

(Back row L-R) Willmott Dixon’s Daniel Terry, Shyeene Zaidi-Bere, David Francis (Paint 360), Councillor Tahir Ali, Bob Bassett, Jenny Poole and John Heffernan (all Willmott Dixon)
(Front row L-R) Willmott Dixon’s Taylor Robins, Shea Considine and Jordan Gardner

Apprentices breathe life into Stanhope Community Centre

Councillor Tahir Ali has formally reopened Highgate’s Stanhope Community Centre after Willmott Dixon’s apprentices undertook a renovation project during National Apprentice Week (9-13 March). The apprentices, who are all working on the company’s contract with Birmingham City Council in the...