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ME Construction Marathon Man trains for glory – and charity fundraising

  Paul Driver, the Business Development Director at the London-based specialist construction company, ME Construction, is training hard to run his first marathon – in next year’s Virgin Money London Marathon, scheduled for Sunday 13th April 2014.   On his own admission, Paul, who used to play rugby for Rosslyn Park and Esher [...]

Waste King reaffirms and expands its CSR activities

  Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company that focuses on providing a service which is highly environmentally friendly, has renewed its corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy for the forthcoming year.   “Having an active CSR strategy is extremely important for us - and for any business,” commented Glenn Currie, Waste King’s managing [...]

Afghan Association Festival keeps green with Waste King’s help

  Many people know of the UK’s current involvement in Afghanistan but less well known is the work that The Afghan Association does in this country to represent the interests of the UK’s Afghan community. In addition to providing an advice and referral service for Afghans, particularly in the fields of immigration, health, welfare benefits [...]

Waste King cleans up after the Festival of Cricket

  While cricket interest over recent months has focused on England’s 3 – 0 victory over Australia in this summer’s Ashes series, the UK’s Sri Lankan community has had its own cricketing focus: the Festival of Cricket, organised by the Sri Lankan Schools Old Boys’ Associations (OBAs).   This year’s Festival of Cricket, held at [...]

By | September 2nd, 2013|Categories: Business, Environment, Lifestyle, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Another splendid season at Pendley

  Now at the end of its 64th season, the Pendley Open Air Shakespeare Festival continues to surprise and delight – this time with some lively productions of ‘As You Like It’ and ‘Love’s Labours Lost’.   Of course, of equal delight is the elegant country house setting, with part of Pendley’s extensive grounds providing [...]

By | August 16th, 2013|Categories: Lifestyle, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Waste King helps clean up Dunstable Downs

    When the National Trust (NT) wanted to clear rubbish that had collected on Dunstable Downs, it thought to hire a skip - but Waste King explained that clearing the rubbish by hand is both a ‘greener’ and more cost-effective option.   So the NT engaged a two-man team from Waste King - a [...]

By | August 12th, 2013|Categories: Business, Environment, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Workplace Matters commissions Waterways Chaplain

  Workplace Matters (WM), an ecumenical charity which takes Christian values into the workplace, has expanded its team of waterways chaplains by commissioning Barbara Davis, a Bishops Stortford resident who keeps a narrow boat, ‘Charm’, at Harlow. She is serving as a waterways chaplain for the boating community and others who use a 25 mile [...]

Top people’s favourite churches revealed

  Huw Edwards – yes, the Huw Edwards – along with the Rev Roger Royle, other personalities, dignitaries and invited guests gathered in ‘the media’s church’, St Bride’s Church, in Fleet Street, London, on16th July to celebrate the UK’s favourite churches. These churches were chosen by 60 top people from the world of [...]

Waste King in cannabis clean-up

  After two men were jailed for operating a cannabis factory at a house in Harrow, which produced an almost ‘industrial’ quantity of the class-B drug, the house’s landlord engaged Waste King, a specialist collections, clearance and recycling company based in Hemel Hempstead, to make it fit, once more, for human habitation.   Having discovered [...]

By | June 14th, 2013|Categories: Business, Environment, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Wombling Waste King helps Haileybury archives

  Despite so many of us being familiar with The Wombles – making good use of the things that other people throw away – as a society, we still throw away valuable parts of our community heritage.   Waste King, a specialist collections, clearance and recycling company based in Hemel Hempstead, recently received – as [...]

By | June 4th, 2013|Categories: Business, Environment, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment