Amey provides a helping hand to local Friends group

Local community group Friends of the Tame Valley have been delighted to welcome a team of volunteers from infrastructure services and engineering company, Amey, to the Tame Valley to help with some essential environmental work. One element of Amey’s Bolder Steps Together, sustainability and social value strategy sees volunteers help local community projects and the […]

Shropshire Highways partners transform garden at Barnabas Community Church, Shrewsbury

The Barnabas Community Church’s 360 garden in Shrewsbury has been transformed thanks to Shropshire Council and its highways partners Kier and Multevo. Barnabas Community Church is home to foodbank PLUS, which incorporates a range of essential support services for clients in Shrewsbury. This includes Shrewsbury Food Bank and their unique 360 initiatives where they host […]

Community wall brightens up visitor hub for A1 improvement schemes

Visitors to the community hub for two major road schemes in the North East are now greeted by a cheery mural designed by locals. Two groups and a school contributed artwork for the Blaydon Hub, which is used as offices and a visitor centre for National Highways’ upgrades of the A1 between Scotswood and North […]

Transport for Wales launches online community for public to help shape future of travel

Transport for Wales has this week launched a new online community to give the public the opportunity to help shape the transformation of travel in Wales. ‘Sgwrs’ will allow TfW to gather opinions and ideas for the future of travel on trains and buses and active travel such as cycling and walking. Community members will take part in […]

National Highways and Balfour Beatty join forces on volunteering day

Last week members of the National Highways and Balfour Beatty project team took time out from working on the upgrade of the busy M25 junction 10 scheme for a day of volunteering in the grounds of Cobham’s stunning Painshill Park. The team of 15 spent the day working alongside staff at the grade one listed […]

Road workers help transform over-grown school yard into ‘dream’ playground

Road workers transform over-grown school yard into dream playground after a lack-lustre school yard has been turned into a dream playground where children’s imaginations can run wild thanks to a team of volunteers from a nearby Highways England road scheme. Pupils were treated to a stage, den area, bug hotels and even a mud kitchen […]


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