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DECC release new energy conservation guidance for LA’s

By: Rachael Doyle   •   July 28, 2012

The Department of Energy & Climate Change have released new guidance which is hoped will help local authorities in England improve the energy efficiency of their residential housing.

Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker said: “Local authorities have a vital role to play in improving the energy efficiency of residential homes in their areas, and helping us meet our ambitious energy targets”. “This new robust guidance will support and encourage all local authorities to realise the significant benefits of upgrading homes. The Green Deal will be a fantastic tool to help with this, and I look forward to hearing how local
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Doncaster high rise flats receive a makeover

By: Rachael Doyle   •   July 28, 2012

Doncaster tenants and residents have seen their new look flats unveiled and this week it was the turn of Mayor of Doncaster Peter Davies and Doncaster MP Rosie Winterton to see for themselves the improvements made.

The flats in the town centre and Intake have received a £4.66 million makeover – not only giving them a new look but also making them more energy efficient.

Work carried out on the eight blocks of flats – Shaftesbury House, Lonsdale House and Westminster House in Intake, and Methley House, Hatfield House in Balby Bridge – has included new windows, doors,
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Wetherby 5-a-side team reach the final!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   July 17, 2012

Wetherby 5-A-Side Team 13-07-12

After the success of last year’s 5-a-side football tournament, the Balfour Beatty site team at Brownhills Academy organised another charity football tournament which took place on Friday 13th July, 2pm-6pm, at Redgate Clayton Football Club.

Employees from Wetherby’s sales and technical department jumped at the chance to be involved, being that the proceeds from the tournament were being donated to the Donna Louise Children’s Hospice, which provides a range of specialist care and support services for children with a shortened life expectancy and their families, from their purpose-built house in Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent.

Despite the weather being absolutely abysmal, with torrential rain being an
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