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“Enterprising” CEO appointed to open doors for revolutionary Yorkshire hygiene company

A Yorkshire hygiene company has appointed a new CEO to help it “open doors” to customers around the world. Brian Waligora, a former senior manager with Enterprise Rent-A-Car, has joined Leeds-based Surfaceskins, which has created a revolutionary antibacterial door pushpad, to drive it commercially. Specifically designed to eliminate cross-contamination within hospitals, Surfaceskins

JCT600 recruits another 40 apprentices during 2018

Family automotive retailer JCT600 is celebrating having welcomed another 40 apprentices this year – 12 more than planned. Since launching its carefully tailored training scheme for young people five years ago, the £1.25 billion turnover Yorkshire-based business has attracted and retained 100 apprentices in a variety of roles. With its headquarters in

Synergy ramps up targets in 2019 bike donation station campaign

Synergy Automotive is gearing up to smash ambitious targets in its continuing community role as a Yorkshire Bank Bike Libraries donation station. During the first quarter of 2019, the Yorkshire based vehicle leasing, contract hire and rental provider, Synergy, is aiming to collect 150 unwanted or unused bikes for children and

Custom designed wheelchair accessible vehicle for Hull FC fan

Players at Hull FC have come together with Cartwright Mobility and Stoneacre Ford to hand over a custom-designed wheelchair accessible vehicle to one of the club’s biggest fans. Nine of the first team players from the Rugby League Club surprised lifetime supporter, Wes Trowell, with the keys to his new Ford

Ginetta welcomes Millers Oils as new technical partner

Ginetta has entered a new technical partnership with specialist lubricant and treatments manufacturer Millers Oils, who have produced a new bespoke motorsport lubricant range for Ginetta cars and will become the title sponsor for the Ginetta GT4 SuperCup in 2019. The new ‘Ginetta Tech by Millers Oils’ range has been specifically

Support Dogs name Thrifty Car and Van Rental as corporate fundraiser of the year

Charity Support Dogs has named Thrifty Car and Van Rental as its corporate fundraisers of the year. Thrifty donated £1 to Support Dogs with every online booking received. In addition they have sponsored autism assistance dog Thor, plus the charity’s in-house magazine and events. The company has also promoted Support Dogs’

Arrow Self Drive extends mobile servicing fleet

Yorkshire’s largest independent vehicle-hire firm has extended its mobile servicing fleet to enable technicians to reach more customers at their convenience.  Arrow Self Drive has added a brand-new Volkswagen Crafter to its fleet, which features a tyre machine, wheel balancer, compressor, a comprehensive tool box and oils to allow for the

Ethos Asset Finance welcomes new sales consultant to growing team

A Harrogate-based independent asset finance company has further strengthened its team with the addition of a highly experienced Sales Consultant. Garry Gilmour has joined the team at Ethos Asset Finance as it looks to further cement its position as one of the UK’s leading independent providers of finance to a host

Eight new appointments gear Synergy up for greater growth

Synergy Automotive has made a further eight new appointments – accelerating the team to 45 in a milestone year. Seven of the eight roles are customer facing – reinforcing the vehicle leasing provider’s commitment to deliver an excellent leasing experience to its customers. Developing and retaining an outperforming team is key for

Dealership helps open Japanese oasis of calm in Harrogate

Motor retailer Lookers Nissan has gone back to its roots after helping to launch a newly restored Japanese Garden in Harrogate. Lookers Nissan joined local residents and avid horticulturists to re-open the Japanese Garden at Valley Gardens to the public. The Japanese Ambassador, Koji Tsuruoka, opened the garden and revealed its name,

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