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New cargo boss keen to build on record results at Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) is delighted to announce the appointment of Ray Wood as head of cargo bringing with him over 20 years’ experience in the airline air freight sector.   Mr Wood joins DSA from Virgin Atlantic where he was regional sales manager for cargo. Prior to that, he spent four

Yorkshire family firms celebrate 30 years of business partnership

Yorkshire’s largest independent vehicle-hire company is celebrating a 30-year business partnership with Harrogate-based, logistics and exhibition services firm, Fishers of Harrogate. Founded in 1988, Arrow Self Drive’s Knaresborough depot has supplied Fishers with 7.5 and 18 tonne trucks since its inception. Formerly operating as Ready Drive in Knaresborough, Arrow Self Drive is

Harrogate MP & council Leader join disability charity members on Disabled Access Day

Harrogate’s MP and council leader went “on the buses” with staff, customers and volunteers from a local charity to mark Disabled Access Day. Disability Action Yorkshire teamed up Transdev, who provided a static bus in the town centre, which enabled disabled people to practice accessing public transport without any pressures. Disabled Access

Harrogate charity goes “on the buses” for Disabled Access Day

Staff, customers and volunteers from a Harrogate charity will be “on the buses” this Saturday as they participate in Disabled Access Day. Disability Action Yorkshire has teamed up Transdev, who will have a static bus in the town centre, so disabled people can practice accessing public transport without any pressures. The bus

Business development manager appointed at Reed Boardall

Yorkshire-based temperature controlled storage and distribution business Reed Boardall has appointed Stevland Town as business development manager. Since joining Reed Boardall in 2001 in an administrative role, Stevland has progressed through a number of positions including spending eight years as warehouse manager and four years as operations manager. In his new role,

Courier company appointment sees stable yard manager swap saddle for driving seat

A Harrogate courier company’s latest appointment has seen a stable yard manager swapping saddles for driving seats. Teresa Bradley, who has joined Dave Kirby Couriers (2018) Ltd as its first ever operation’s manager, was in charge of eight staff members looking after 50 horses at a busy North Yorkshire livery. Her role

Story Contracting secures £50m Network Rail contract for Yorkshire’s London line

Story Contracting is set for expansion and job creation after being selected to deliver an additional Network Rail contract for one of England’s main rail routes. The infrastructure company has been awarded a five-year framework contract worth up to £50m to carry out geotechnical work on the LNE (London North Eastern)

Easy friendly relaxed service as DSA tops customer survey

Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) came in pole position, topping the table for all participating UK airports in the quarterly Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey for Q4-2018. Waiting time across the whole of the airport scored above average. Courtesy and helpfulness of the staff received a positive mention; from car park, to