News Releases – 2017

Hills recruits quarry industry’s first MPO apprentice

Hills Quarry Products has recruited the UK quarry industry’s first mobile and static plant operator (MPO) apprentice.>>
19 October 2017

Taking a virtual walk through a Hills home

Hills Homes has teamed up with, digital mapping company, Carto3D™ to launch its latest initiative – a collection of virtual show homes – potential buyers can explore from the comfort of their computer, tablet or smartphone.>>
02 October 2017

Hills shares Cycle Safe advice with Wiltshire schools

Over 130 Wiltshire school children will be riding their bicycles with a better understanding of safety issues following their participation at a cycle safety education event hosted by Hills Quarry Products in Calne last week.>>
25 September 2017

Hills hosts MPA South West H&S event

Wiltshire based Hills Quarry Products hosted the 2017 MPA South West Region Health and Safety Awareness Day on 20 September at Hills’ quarry in Calne.>>
25 September 2017

‘Move to Improve’ rewards employee ideas

Chris’ trommel idea is an efficiency revolution.>>
18 September 2017

‘Rubbish’ bank holiday turns out OK

Relief for Wiltshire resident who finds lost mobile in rubbish.>>
30 August 2017

Hills kit-out Calne FC for a 7th consecutive year

The Hills Group has continued its longstanding relationship with Calne Town Football Club.>>
15 August 2017

Hills secures 4 out of 5 lots in Wiltshire Council waste management contract

Hills Waste Solutions has entered into contracts to provide four of the five lots for waste management services to Wiltshire Council.>>
03 August 2017

Hills helps the hedgehogs

A local hedgehog rescue charity is £100 better off thanks to the Melksham Household Recycling Centre and a donation from The Hills Group.>>
25 July 2017

Brennan is winner at Hills Wiltshire Professionals’ Golf Championship

Nick Brennan of Tony Valentine Golf Centre is the winner of the 37th Hills Wiltshire Professionals’ Golf Championship held at Marlborough GC on Thursday 6 July.>>
06 July 2017

Hills Quarry Products secures contract for mineral reserve at Mortimer Quarry

Hills Quarry Products, a Wiltshire based family owned company, has been selected by The Englefield Estate to undertake mineral extraction at Mortimer Quarry.>>
22 June 2017

Hills hopes to make it two out of two at LABC awards

Swindon-based housing developer Hills Homes has been nominated for the Best Small New Housing Development award, by the LABC, for a second successive year.>>
16 May 2017

Joy for Roy as items are saved from recycling

Hills Waste Solutions’ employees reunite Swindon resident with lost property.>>
15 May 2017

Food waste recycling service expands

The food waste recycling service run by Hills Waste Solutions is expanding following a successful first year.>>
08 May 2017

Free compost for Wiltshire Schools 7-13 May

Hills Waste Solutions promote Compost Awareness Week with free compost for Wiltshire Schools.>>
02 May 2017

Hills Group sponsorship for young golf pro

The Hills Group has secured an exciting sponsorship deal with Marlborough golfer Ben Amor.>>
24 April 2017

Lights go on at Calne RFC

Calne Rugby Club players can now train and play in the darker winter months thanks to a £1,411 grant from The Hills Group.>>
17 March 2017

Hills Waste Solutions diverts two million tonnes of Wiltshire’s waste away from landfill

With the help of residents from across Wiltshire, Hills Waste Solutions has now diverted two million tonnes of the county’s household waste away from landfill.>>
17 February 2017

Hills Homes sees success as view home boosts sales

Hills Homes has seen strong sales at its Watchfield development, since the launch of its new view home.>>
14 February 2017

Boxer sponsorship is all a-bout local sport

The Hills Group has joined ranks with a number of other local businesses to provide sponsorship for Swindon-based boxer, Kelly Morgan. >>
03 February 2017

Hills Homes donates meadowland to council

Local housing developer Hills Homes, has donated an area of meadowland near Witney town centre to West Oxfordshire District Council.>>
02 February 2017

Unearthing new opportunities with quarrying apprenticeship

A group of potential apprentices from across Wiltshire got to experience what it is like to work at a quarry and ready-mixed concrete plant when they visited Shorncote Quarry near the Cotswold Water Park last week.>>
20 January 2017

Hills Quarry Products starts the New Year with a fresh focus on health and safety

For the second year in a row Hills Quarry Products delayed the opening of all its sites on the first day back to work in the New Year to allow employees to participate in a special health and safety training session as part of the company’s ongoing ‘Safer for All’ campaign. >>
5 January 2017

£1 million granted to village halls in Wiltshire

Funding from The Hills Group for village and community halls reached the significant £1 million mark this month with the latest grant made to the Stanton St Quintin Parish Hall project.>>
19 December 2016