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Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon – Davie Walker

On Sunday 8 October I finally completed the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon. Having applied in April it hardly seemed real that it would ever actually happen! I’m pleased to say that I finished in the time that I wanted, but I am far more pleased and also proud to have raised £561 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Thank you to everyone who has sponsored me, during the last few miles the thought of your generous donations helped me to reach the finish line, step by agonising step haha  I’ve

New HGV’s!

We have recently taken delivery of 3 brand new Mercedes Actross tractor units as part of the fleet upgrade. These are the first vehicles of 12 that are due to be replaced over the remainder of 2017…………..they are very new and shiny!

It was my pleasure to hand over the keys to the first new vehicle to Steve Warr. Steve has driven for the company for over 10 years and has always taken exceptional care and pride of any vehicle he has driven.

He was very

A Room with a view – 10th April 2017

A few weeks later and Unit D is almost unrecognizable….

1) The Scaffolding is up and work is well underway. This is a view from the production floor looking up to the offices. This has been extended and is being made into two storeys to create room for the Technical Lab, a Boardroom, new office space, plus extra meeting rooms and storage rooms.

2) This is another view looking up to the offices from the other side of the production floor to give you a sense of the size the

A Room with a view – 7th April 2017

A Room with a view – 7th April 2017

As we all know, trying to get a seat at NPG or a place to work other than the “picnic” tables in the Technical office can prove rather difficult. You will often hear people saying “if you’d have gotten here 2 mins earlier” or “can I perch on your pedestal” or my favourite “Surely you can pull rank?” Securing those prized and well sought after seats becomes a daily/weekly stealth operation.
This is all about to