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Holiday Park & Resort Innovation show

14th November 2017

The Holiday Park & Resort Innovation show was held at the NEC on the 7th and 8th November and brought together owners and suppliers to the holiday park sector in the UK.

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If you go down to the woods today

14th August 2017

The Serious Penrith team had a busy weekend at this years Kendal Calling festival, removing over 85,000 gallons of sewage waste from site.

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Serious acquire Fortress' septic tank business

15th May 2017

We're pleased to announce that during April, Serious acquired the septic tank business of Fortress Recycling Ltd, based in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.

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Serious on a mission

10th August 2016

There was no stopping Serious tanker driver Steve Cairns as he crossed the river Tay to get to a job recently

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Serious working with South Lakes Housing

10th January 2016

Serious have been working with South lakes Housing for over 12 months now, and here's what they have to say

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Kendal waste company caught illegally disposing of sewage

02nd March 2015

A kendal based contractor has been caught disposing of domestic sewage down a United Utilities sewer. This practice is illegal, and is a criminal offence under section 111 of the Water Industry Act.

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Graham Sparkes appointed as Managing Director

22nd December 2014

Serious are pleased to announce the appointment of Graham Sparkes as Managing Director.

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Case Study: Pascal at the Old Vicarage

24th October 2014

A crackdown by Severn Trent Water prompted local Branston restaurant, The Old Vicarage, to install a waste system that will keep it on the right side of the law, protecting the owners from potential environmental fines.

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Toilet triumph!

29th September 2014

Enthusiastic feedback has been received from visitors to the toilets at this years Kendal Calling festival

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Serious fun at Perth Show

01st September 2014

Serious' Perth team Jade and Steve took a new tanker along with them to the Perth Show on the 1st and 2nd August.

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Serious school sports in Cumwhinton

09th August 2014

Serious sponsored 1st prize at the Cumwhinton School Fayre held on the 6th July

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Grease management - our tips to choosing the right system

03rd July 2014

Severn Trent Water are undertaking a sewer misuse program, targeting two areas within the Midlands.

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Calling all commercial kitchen owners

01st July 2014

Serious are holding open days on Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd July in the Academia suite at the National Brewery Centre.

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Spring clean at the zoo

25th June 2014

A sea lion was added to the list of Serious customers when we were called to a Midlands zoo recently.

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Caravan Club Rally 2014

28th May 2014

The annual Caravan Club Rally took place on the Spring Bank Holiday at Arley Hall in Cheshire.

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Serious star in BBC documentary

30th April 2014

Serious tanker and driver / fleet engineer Dave Tailford starred in the BBC documentary Watermen: A Dirty Business yesterday (29th April).

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Marston's PLC and Serious seal ongoing contract

21st March 2014

The Serious team are delighted to announce we've been awarded an extension to the wastewater contract for all Marston's PLC pubs and restaurants, taking our relationship into its sixteenth year.

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Irish septic tank failures send warning to UK

11th March 2014

Reports from Ireland that nearly 8 out of 10 septic tanks have failed checks by local authorities in the Republic, is a warning to householders in the UK.

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Sewage milestone

09th October 2013

Serious Waste Management is celebrating an unusual milestone of having moved nearly three and a half million gallons of sewage in the Cheshire area in the last year with the expansion of its Middlewich depot.

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Fatberg!

08th August 2013

Serious is warning Staffordshire residents not to put fat down the sink following the discovery of a 15 tonne fat ball that was found this week in a London sewer.

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Serious comes to the aid of Arlecdon residents

13th July 2013

Serious is offering the residents of Arlecdon free fat traps to help them avoid a repeat of last week's blocked drains that led to raw sewage flowing into local streets.

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Serious named a top 30 company

08th June 2013

Serious have been named as a top 30 tier 3 company by the annual WET News & WWT publication.

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Caravan Club Rally 2013

03rd June 2013

The Caravan Club National was held in the grounds of Belvoir Castle, Nottinghamshire over the May bank holiday weekend.

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Let's Clear the FOG's Together

06th March 2013

Drains can bring businesses to a standstill. When they are blocked, toilets and kitchens cannot be used and management become nervous about a visit from the Environment Agency and of course, customers start to wrinkle their n

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Serious Joins SBWWI

13th November 2012

Serious has joined SBWWI (the Society of British Water & wastewater Industries) which is a not-for-profit trade association representing the interests of UK manufacturers, contractors, consultants and distributors.

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Environment Agency to improve water quality of UK beaches

24th June 2011

The European Environment Agency has mapped the UK's beaches, lakes and rivers to show where the water quality meets the legal requirements to be safe to swim in.

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Caravan Club Rally 2011

31st May 2011

The Serious team headed to the grounds of Sledmere House in East Yorkshire for the 84th National Caravan Club Rally.

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Serious expansion

15th February 2011

Serious has purchased the property and assets of CFH Tanker Services in Burton upon Trent and is relocating across town to take advantage of the many benefits the larger property offers.

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Marco Pierre White's restaurant fined 30,000 pounds for polluting a stream

01st May 2010

A restaurant owned by celebrity chef Marco Pierre White has been fined 30,000 pounds after polluting a stream with untreated sewage between November 2007 and January 2009.

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Welcome to Cumbria and the Lake District

01st September 2009

Serious now have a depot in Penrith, Cumbria following the move of Directors Joanna and David Birkett to the area.

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