Van Excellence Wins Award for Driver Mental Health Campaign

Van Excellence Wins Award for Driver Mental Health Campaign

Van Excellence’s initiative with the charity CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) which aims to increase awareness of and conversations about mental health among van drivers has won the Innovation Award at the Company Van Today Awards at a ceremony. The award was presented in recognition of the Van Excellence team’s dedication to breaking down the stigma […]

Finalists of UK Fleet Safety Awards 2019 Announced

Finalists of UK Fleet Safety Awards 2019 Announced

The shortlist for the 2019 annual Fleet Safety Awards has been announced by road safety charity Brake. More than 40 organisations are represented within the charity’s 13 award categories and winners will be announced at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on Thursday 19 September 2019. Sarah Plumb, senior fleet officer at Brake, said: “The awards recognise and […]

TyreSafe Launches Awareness Campaign

A new awareness campaign has been launched by TyreSafe, the UK’s tyre safety charity, aimed at all those parent chauffeurs taking their children to swimming, music lessons, drama, dance, football, karate and the innumerable other activities they enjoy. By the time their child is 20, they are likely to have spent over 3,000 hours driving […]

BCA’S Bangers4Ben Raised Nearly £20K

The tenth annual Bangers4Ben sale at BCA Blackbushe on Friday, 26th October raised nearly £20,000 for Ben, an independent charity and dedicated partner to the automotive industry, providing support for life for its people and their family dependents. The sale attracted a large crowd of buyers to BCA Blackbushe who competed with online bidders for the vehicles, […]

Ford & Slater Apprentices Raise Money for Cancer Trust

Fourteen apprentices from across DAF Trucks dealership group Ford & Slater took part in a charity truck pull at Bruntingthorpe Airfield last month, in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. The truck pull event saw contenders split into two teams of seven, each pulling a 7.5T DAF CF truck the length of Bruntingthorpe Airfield (1.5 miles) in […]

Exol Lubricants Women Raised Money for Charity

The Women of Exol Lubricants Raised Money for Charity

The woman staff at Exol Lubricants have raised funds for a local Walsall charity, taking part in the charity’s ladies only Starlight Walk on the 15th of September. A grand total of £1,331 was raised in aid of St. Giles Hospice, as women from across the region walked 3.75 miles through Aldridge to the finishing […]

Xplore Dundee Raises Money for Transaid

Frank Sheach, Xplore Dundee’s Deputy Managing Director, has swapped buses for bikes as he set off on a major charity challenge. Cycle Zambia is a 490 kilometre mountain bike ride through rural Africa, from Lusaka to Victoria Falls, aiming to raise money for the charity Transaid, which works to provide safe, sustainable transport in developing […]

Monmore Autoparts Raises £500 for Charity

Monmore Autoparts, the Wolverhampton based motor factor, has managed to raise more than £500 after its staff completed the Wolverhampton 20K cycle marathon on Sunday, the 2nd of September, at West Park. The company is raising money for Compton Care, a local charity that believes life with a complex or incurable illness doesn’t have to […]

Pall-Ex Raises Money for Macmillan by Baking

Pall-Ex hosted its own Great British Bake Off competition to raise money for Macmillan, raising an impressive £124 for the cancer charity’s coffee morning appeal thanks to a contest judged by former Great British Bake Off: The Professionals contestant, Marta Child, and Pall-Ex’s resident foodie, Hub Coordinator, Toby Iliffe. The pair tasted 10 creations in […]

Ford & Slater Apprentices Compete in Charity Truck-Pull

Apprentices from DAF dealer Ford & Slater are pushing themselves to the limit in the ultimate battle of strength, stamina and team work – a one-of-a-kind charity truck-pull race with the goal of raising £2,500 for Teenage Cancer Trust. This is the second year Ford & Slater’s apprentices have supported Teenage Cancer Trust – a […]