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A345 ash dieback tree felling completed ahead of schedule

A345 ash dieback tree felling completed ahead of schedule

19 February 2021

Tree felling which had been taking place alongside the A345 since November 2020 has finished 15 days ahead of schedule. Dangerous and dying trees were removed from about 20 miles of roadside.

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New kitchen facility enhances training experience for armed forces

New kitchen facility enhances training experience for armed forces

17 February 2021

Landmarc Support Services working with The Defence Infrastructure Organisation and Highlands based contractor Compass Building and Construction Services, opened a new £2.3 million kitchen and dining facility at Cameron Barracks, a military training camp located on the eastern outskirts of Inverness in Scotland.

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Second career – second apprenticeship

Second career – second apprenticeship

12 February 2021

As National Apprenticeship Week draws to a close, we continue our celebration of some of our ex-military employees who are gaining new qualifications through our career pathway programme. Today, we introduce you to James Stedman, one of our Project Managers working out of Hythe Ranges in Kent who has recently enrolled in his second apprenticeship for an HNC in Construction Management. Here’s James’s story:

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Loving the learning

Loving the learning

10 February 2021

During National Apprenticeship Week, we’re focusing on some of our veteran employees who are adding valuable qualifications to support their military background and skills, by undertaking an apprenticeship. People just like Ben Smith; a Training Area Operative at Wyke Regis Training Area who is currently studying a two-year apprenticeship in Level 4 Facilities Management. Here’s what he has to say…

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Building the future for apprentices

Building the future for apprentices

08 February 2021

'Build the future' is this year's theme for National Apprenticeship Week, focusing on how employers train, retain and achieve with apprenticeships. Landmarc's Talent Development Manager Carl (Louie) Lewin, tells us more.

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NTEP team commended in DIO Excellence Awards

NTEP team commended in DIO Excellence Awards

05 February 2021

The joint Landmarc and DIO National Training Estate Prime (NTEP) contract delivery team has been commended for resilience and rapid response in this year’s DIO Excellence Awards.

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Landmarc support for SMEs

Landmarc support for SMEs

02 February 2021

Landmarc has a strong network of local SMEs, including social enterprises and veteran-owned businesses, with these types of companies representing around 70% of our supply chain and almost half of our annual spend as at the end of the last financial year.

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Preventing carbon loss on the Defence Training Estate

Preventing carbon loss on the Defence Training Estate

02 February 2021

Today is World Wetlands Day, an opportunity for us to reflect just how important the world's wetlands are to biodiversity, wellbeing and in some regions even human survival, Derek Walter, Sustainability Manager tells us more.

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New carbon efficient accommodation for soldiers on exercise

New carbon efficient accommodation for soldiers on exercise

20 January 2021

Soldiers using Salisbury Plain and Nesscliff Training Areas are the first to benefit from new carbon efficient accommodation, delivered as part of the £45m Net Carbon Accommodation Programme (NetCAP).

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Buy sustainably this Christmas

Buy sustainably this Christmas

21 December 2020

Christmas is coming, as is the panicked rush to buy in everything we need. Sustainability Manager, Derek Walter, explains how we can buy sustainably to support independent businesses.

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