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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,

Ring tops the charts as Halfords supplier of the year

European lighting and automotive electrical specialist, Ring, has further cause for celebration after it was named Motoring Supplier of the Year 2018 during Halford’s annual supplier awards. The awards ceremony recognises the performance of the many suppliers that work alongside the national retailer, rewarding the top performers in the sector. Leeds-based Ring,

Aston-Barclay acquires The Car Buying Group

Aston Barclay, the UK’s leading independent vehicle auction group, has acquired Wakefield-based The Car Buying Group (TCBG). Selling over 10,000 cars nationwide on behalf of consumers TCBG, which is based in Wakefield, has been at the forefront of the online consumer car buying revolution since 2014. Aston Barclay’s new Wakefield Mega Vehicle

Firms’ fundraiser for children in hospital proves major knockout

Ten Harrogate teams, including local businesses have jointly raised around £5k for local patients of all ages in a foam and water drenched fundraiser. The knockout challenge will support children on the Woodlands children’s ward and help Harrogate Hospital and Community Charity further enhance the level of care for fellow patients

Synergy clinches coveted title of UK’s top leasing broker

Synergy Automotive is crowned the UK’s number 1 leasing broker by industry body the Leasing Broker Federation (LBF). The vehicle leasing provider scooped a hat trick of accolades. Taking the overall UK Leasing Broker of the Year 2018 Award, Synergy also retained its Best Medium Leasing Broker and Best Medium Leasing

Yorkshire family firm shortlisted for entrepreneurial award

Yorkshire’s largest independent vehicle-hire firm has been shortlisted for a prestigious award to celebrate Great British Entrepreneurs. Arrow Self-Drive has been announced as just one of six finalists in NatWest’s Great British Entrepreneur Awards in the Family Business Entrepreneur of the Year category. The awards, which will take place at Manchester’s Old