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  • Sandbags Praised at the Flood Defence & Prevention Expo

    The Met Office has released figures that highlight the severity of rainfall in the past year, when winter rainfall surpassed record levels since 1910. The persistent flooding has seen the Environment Agency support Local Authorities and communities with advice on how to protect against flooding, with sandbags being top of their list.

    On 4th and 5th of December at ExCel, London an influential gathering of flood experts, leading authorities and suppliers to the flood defence industry will converge to improve the sophistication and effectiveness of the UK’s approach to flood prevention on every scale.

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  • Weir & Carmichael Donate the Packaging for Prosthetic Limbs

    Weir & Carmichael have been working with Heswall Rotary Club to help package and transport a consignment of prosthetic limbs over to Ghana!

    A range of packaging materials, including pallet covers and sacks, were supplied to the Rotary Club to protect the prosthetic limbs from damage during storage and delivery. The crates are destined for the Orthopaedic Training Centre in Accraan and will help change the lives of those who have lost limbs in the Ghana area.

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  • New Products added to the Weirbags Online Shop

    We have recently added a range of new products onto our online shop to expand our range to cover the full spectrum of packaging Continue reading

  • Follow Weir & Carmichael on Social Media!

    Follow Weir & Carmichael on our social media accounts; Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Pinterest for all the latest news and helpful tips.


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  • Credit Controller celebrates 20 years at Weir & Carmichael

    Today marks Credit Controller Lilian Griffiths' 20th year at Weir & Carmichael. A surprise presentation was held in honour of Lilian, also known as the ‘cash flow queen’, to thank her for all her hard work over the years as a valued member of Weir & Carmichael. Continue reading

  • It's National Gardening Week!

    The 14th – 20th April was renamed three years ago by the RHS as ‘National Gardening Week’. The proposal behind the week was to encourage and educate the nation on celebrating and interacting with gardening. Since the dedicated week started it has flourished into the country’s biggest festival of all things green with thousands of cultural organisations, charities, homeowners and businesses becoming involved in gardening.

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  • New Sales Director at Weir & Carmichael

    Award winning packaging supplier, Weir & Carmichael are delighted to announce the promotion of Richard Murray to the position of Sales Director.

    Richard joined the company in 2004 from Royal Sun Alliance and began working within the sales team. He was quickly promoted to Internal Sales Manager and then in 2013 to Field Sales Manager. Continue reading

  • Protecting your rubbish from Seagulls

    Seagulls have become a major problem in the UK tearing polythene bin bags open and scattering litter across roads. Not only does this affect residents, tourists and businesses but many waste collection services refuse to collect the scattered rubbish. With the spring and summer months seeing the arrival of the seagull breeding season, coastal areas will see a soar in the persistence of the animals attacking bin bags. Many local authorities have solved this issue by providing residents with seagull proof bags.

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  • Employee runs the Liverpool half marathon

    Weir & Carmichael would like to say congratulations to one of our employees Cassandra O’Prey for completing the Liverpool half marathon on Sunday 23rd March.

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  • Production Director Celebrates 25 Years in the Bag!

    A surprise party was held on Friday 14th March to celebrate production director, Barrie Williams Junior completing 25 years working for Weir & Carmichael. Continue reading

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