£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

The Hills Group’s charitable Christmas giving

Wiltshire-based company The Hills Group has shown its charitable spirit this Christmas by supporting several local worthy causes which help people with nowhere to go over the holiday season.>>
13 December 2016

Take care with your hazardous waste or risk falling foul of the law

Waste crime is a massive issue in the UK and, according to the Environmental Services Association (ESA), the trade association for the nation’s resource and waste management industry, it costs the country £550million a year in clean-up costs and lost tax revenue.>>
12 December 2016

Hills donates £10,000 towards new changing rooms

A Wiltshire rugby club is now home to upgraded changing facilities thanks to a £10,000 donation from The Hills Group.>>
25 November 2016

Business hosts bake-off for Children in Need

Staff at a Swindon company went absolutely dotty when they dressed up in aid of a good cause.>>
18 November 2016

Hills Quarry Products receives prestigious Health and Safety Award

Hills Quarry Products has been awarded the prestigious Sir Frank Davies Trophy which recognises outstanding excellence in health and safety in companies with less than 1,000 employees.>>
16 November 2016

Hills Waste Solutions acquires Able Waste Management

Hills Waste Solutions, the Swindon-based waste management and recycling company, has expanded its operations into the Bristol and Bath area with the acquisition of Able Waste Management Limited.>>
07 November 2016

Spooky staff help to raise charity cash

A touch of Halloween horror came to a Swindon company when staff got dressed up and raised £300 for charity.>>
31 October 2016

Results of Hills Wilts Junior Golf Champs 2016

Budding young golfers show off their talent at the 31st Hills Wiltshire Junior Golf Championships held at North Wilts GC on 24 October.>>
25 October 2016

Hills agrees mineral partnership with Farmcare Ltd

Hills Quarry Products and Farmcare Ltd have agreed a mineral partnership that will provide access to significant mineral reserves in the Cotswold Water Park area.>>
17 October 2016

Happy ending to Leanne’s rubbish day

A Royal Wotton Bassett woman says she is ‘so grateful’ to the recycling team who rescued her phone – containing thousands of photos of her son growing up – after she accidentally threw it away.>>
10 October 2016

Calling junior golf enthusiasts

Budding young golfers in Wiltshire have just over a week left to enter the 31st Hills Wiltshire Junior Golf Championships. >>
26 September 2016

Roman remains unearthed at Woodsford Quarry

Roman remains unearthed at Woodsford Quarry. >>
21 September 2016

The Wild West comes to Wiltshire House for charity day

The Wild West comes to Wiltshire House for charity day. >>
20 September 2016

Statement on adjourned public inquiry

Public inquiry into Lower Compton planning application is adjourned to Feb 2017. >>
05 September 2016

Hills Homes opens its doors to the public at Hillside

Hills Homes is opening the doors of its new show home to the public this Saturday, 10 September. >>
05 September 2016

Parents urged to recycle old school uniforms to help raise charity cash

Families are being urged not to bin old school uniforms ahead of the new term, but to recycle them instead and help to raise much-needed funds for the life-saving work of the Wiltshire Air Ambulance (WAA).>>
30 August 2016

Hills promotes safer cycling at family festival

This Sunday, 28 August, Hills Quarry Products will once again make its way to the famous Castle Combe Circuit to promote the Mineral Products Association’s (MPA) national Cycle Safe Campaign at the Castle Combe Family Cycling Day. >>
23 August 2016

Hills raises cash for children’s hospice

Staff at the Hills Group headquarters wore wacky clothes and enjoyed lots of sweet treats to raise money for a children’s hospice. >>
16 August 2016

Green fingers given chance to blossom at Corsham Primary School

Pupils at Corsham Primary School will be able to get their hands dirty with a range of horticulture projects after winning a competition to show the best way of using compost in a school garden. >>
26 July 2016

Funding for road safety campaigns backed by Hills Group

An exciting initiative, backed by The Hills Group, will see grants given out to community groups passionate about road safety in the towns and villages where they live. >>
25 July 2016

The Hills Group adopts policy to ensure responsible sourcing

The Hills Group has committed to conducting its business in a transparent and ethical manner with the introduction of a Responsible Purchasing Policy. >>
20 July 2016

Summer stunners sighted

Nearly four years after a project that saw new ponds created at Wiltshire Wildlife Trust’s Lower Moor Farm complex near Cricklade to help dragonflies move more freely and start to populate other parts of the country, the Trust is now reaping benefits. >>
11 July 2016

Forster secures win at Hills Wiltshire Professionals’ Golf Championship

Barry Forster of North Wilts GC is the winner of the 36th staging of Hills Wiltshire Professionals’ Golf Championship held at Marlborough GC on Thursday 7 July. >>
8 July 2016

36th Hills Wiltshire Professionals Golf Championship

The 36th Hills Wiltshire Professionals Golf Championship will be held at Marlborough Golf Club on Thursday 7 July 2016. >>
4 July 2016

Hills secures the treble at LABC Building Excellence Awards

Swindon based housing developer Hills Homes successfully beat off the competition to win each of its nominated categories and secure the treble at this year’s LABC Building Excellence Awards. >>
16 May 2016

The Hills Group CPRE Wiltshire Best Kept Village Competition 2016 – THE 58th YEAR

Judging for this year’s Campaign to Protect Rural England – Wiltshire Best Kept Village Competition has just begun. >>
13 May 2016

Free compost for Wiltshire schools

From 8 – 14 May schools across Wiltshire are being offered the chance to get their hands on some free compost as Hills Waste Solutions celebrate Compost Awareness Week (CAW). >>
3 May 2016

Hillside living at Swindon’s newest development in Blunsdon

Hills Homes has commenced work on its eagerly awaited new 61 home development in Blunsdon, where the Wiltshire Downs meets the Cotswolds. >>
19 April 2016

Manufacturing concrete milestones

It is not often that a company can manufacture its own milestones, but that is exactly what Hills Quarry Products has achieved when it produced its millionth cubic metre of ready mixed concrete this month. >>
12 April 2016

Planning application submitted for Fullamoor Quarry

Hills Quarry Products has submitted a planning application to Oxfordshire County Council for the development of a sand and gravel quarry in South Oxfordshire, to be known as Fullamoor Quarry. >>
11 April 2016

Hills’ Homes receive a royal seal of approval

Local housing developer Hills Homes has received the ‘royal seal of approval’ for its rural housing development in Bibury, Gloucestershire. >>
30 March 2016

Building excellence within developers’ excellent team

Local housing developer Hills Homes is hoping for quadruple success when the winners of this year’s LABC Building Excellence Awards are announced in May. >>
30 March 2016

The Hills Group CPRE Wiltshire Best Kept Village Competition 2016

Invitations to enter this year’s CPRE Wiltshire Best Kept Village Competition, sponsored again by the Hills Group, have been sent to all parish clerks in Wiltshire. >>
3 March 2016

Recycling message delivered to Westbury primary schools

Hills Waste Solutions has teamed up with Wiltshire Wildlife Trust through the Recycle for Wiltshire partnership to help deliver recycling and waste reduction messages to children in Westbury. >>
15 February 2016

Excellent performance for Hills Homes site manager

Site manager, Karl Kaljusko, has been acknowledged for the excellent way he manages his building site with the presentation of a Performance Beyond Compliance certificate from the national Considerate Constructor’s Scheme (CCS). >>
5 February 2016

Hills Waste Solutions secures new Wiltshire Council waste management contract

Hills Waste Solutions has successfully secured each of the five contracts offered in the recent procurement process for the provision of waste collection and waste management services for Wiltshire Council. >>
20 January 2016

Health and safety starts New Year at Hills

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. >>
6 January 2016