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Yorkshire vehicle-hire firm provides “tree-mendous” support to region’s hospices

The region’s largest independent vehicle-hire firm will supply two Yorkshire-based hospices with free transportation this Christmas. Arrow Self Drive will provide three different sized vehicles to Wakefield Hospice and three to Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice; both of which are offering the public an opportunity to dispose of unwanted Christmas trees

HS2 launches public consultations on plans to extend the railway North

Plans for the development of Britain’s new high speed railway between the Midlands and the North moved a step closer today, as HS2 Ltd revealed more detailed design proposals. Construction of the Phase One route between Birmingham and London is now well underway with 7,000 jobs already supported through the project.

First Bus appoints Delete to drive online customer experience

Following a three-month competitive pitch, one of the largest bus operators in the UK, First Bus, part of FirstGroup PLC has appointed Leeds and London digital agency Delete to lead a programme of customer experience (CX) website transformation. The appointment comes as part of a wider strategic commitment by First

Double bubble as DSA celebrates second Which? Best UK Airport accolade

Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) has today been named the best airport in the UK in 2018 by Which? Magazine for the second time in a row and the fourth time DSA has topped the prestigious survey. It comes as the airport has seen a record 80 per cent growth in passenger

New Ring Carnation brand offers comprehensive vehicle conversation offering

Vehicle conversion specialists Ring and Carnation Designs have merged brands to become a single entity – Ring Carnation. This new brand gives clarity for customers of the companies, who can come to Ring Carnation for a one “one-stop-shop” supply of vehicle power management, lighting and vehicle safety solutions. Ring acquired Carnation

Nexus Vehicle Rental bought for £142m

Phoenix Equity Partners (Phoenix), one of the UK’s leading independent private equity investors has acquired the majority shareholding of Nexus Vehicle Rental from Bowmark Capital. Established in 1999, Nexus is the UK’s leading tech-driven business mobility provider, offering clients access to the UK’s largest supply chain of daily rental vehicles. Connecting

Tech platform from Paragon ID smart choice for Chiltern

Chiltern Railways, part of the Arriva Group, has appointed Paragon ID, a trading name of BemroseBooth Paragon, as preferred supplier to deliver all marketing and operational print, along with timetable print, storage and timed distribution.  Paragon ID will provide Chiltern with access to its PEP online procurement platform TocStock, which was

Lookers help Leeds public breathe easy for Clean Air Day 2018

Lookers Nissan helped visitors to Leeds City Centre go green by showcasing their leading electric vehicles as part of Clean Air Day. The event, which was held at Briggate in the city centre and organised by Leeds City Council with support by Radio Aire, was part of a national network of

NYMR looking for someone to “Slytherin” to new role

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) has an out of this world vacancy for an extra special individual. The popular steam railway is on the lookout for a "Wizarding Prefect", who will act as a "Wizarding Ambassador and Muggle Relations" expert during Harry Potter-themed events. The volunteer role, which is open to