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Lanes Utilities praises young fatberg fan who won bronze in radio contest

A young writer who has won a BBC Radio 2 award for a story inspired by the UK’s fatberg menace has been thanked by sewer maintenance specialist, Lanes  Utilities for highlighting the problem in such a creative way. Francesca Wade’s tale of Agent Ramsbottom’s ...

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Lanes Group educates next generation of fatberg fighters

Lanes Group is taking a new approach to teaching the British public about the dangers of blocking drains and sewers – by creating an army of ‘Fatberg Fighters’ in our schools. The independent drain specialist, is making a long-term commitment to ...

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How universities can limit the spread of refreshers’ flu

Following a restful Christmas break, many students have already arrived back at university, ready to embark on ‘refreshers’ week’. Like freshers’ week, the first week of the spring term is usually a time for celebration. However, it can also bring ...

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Nviro shortlisted as finalist in Kimberly-Clark Golden Service Awards

Following entry into the Kimberly-Clark Golden Service Awards in October, Nviro has been successfully shortlisted as finalists for two awards in the Large Education Establishment category for the cleaning services delivered at Fareham College and the University of East London ...

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Churchill London banks £6m university deal

Churchill London has secured a £6 million combined, ‘soft service’ contract with London South Bank University (LSBU). The agreement will see Churchill deliver general cleaning, waste disposal and window cleaning services at the Southwark and Havering campuses, currently attended by 18,000 ...

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Diversey Care partners with Eco-Schools England

Diversey Care has become the headline partner of Eco-Schools England, and with it becomes part of the largest environmental schools programme in the world. Under this new commitment, Diversey Care will offer advice and support on sustainable cleaning and wider ...

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Churchill makes the grade at Gloucestershire school

Churchill has added Cleeve School in Gloucestershire to its education portfolio. The contract, which started on 1 January 2017, was secured following a tender process managed by the Litmus partnership, a specialist catering and facilities management consultancy. Situated in the village ...

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Churchill expands education portfolio

Churchill has further expanded its education cleaning portfolio having won contracts with Newton Rigg College in Penrith, Cumbria, and Cheadle & Marple Sixth Form College in Stockport. Both contracts were awarded via the Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC) Framework for cleaning services, ...

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Nviro stays on at Chichester College

Chichester College has extended its 17-year partnership with South Coast cleaning contractor, Nviro for a further three-years. The new deal worth £2 million extends across several cleaning disciplines including routine, periodic, external, turnarounds and conferencing cleaning across the college’s buildings. Reflecting on the ...

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Bacteria, but not as you know it

Cleanliness is not something normally associated with university life. If you’ve ever set foot in a student house, you’ll know that coursework and cider take priority over cleaning. However, universities are still legally required to responsibly manage the wastewater they ...

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