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NAMA’s 50th AGM raises £24,000 for Great Ormond Street

23rd May 2019 | 0 Comments

The National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) held its annual AGM on the 18 May in the Algarve, Portugal. A charity auction in aid of Great Ormond Street Children’s hospital took place following the AGM, raising £24,000.

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Transaid announces dates for Cycle Malawi 2020

Transaid announces dates for Cycle Malawi 2020

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Transaid is inviting riders from across the transport and logistics industry to saddle up for Cycle Malawi 2020 – its next overseas fundraising challenge.

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Charity benefits from local automotive business raffle

Charity benefits from local automotive business raffle

12th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Wolverhampton-based automotive parts distributors Monmore Auto Parts and Midwest Auto Parts recently held a Christmas raffle to raise much needed funds for local charity The Haven.

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Ring backs TyreSafe

Ring backs TyreSafe

28th February 2019 | 0 Comments

European lighting and automotive aftermarket specialist, Ring has become a supporter of TyreSafe. Ring will help spread the key messages of TyreSafe’s campaigns and support the charity in its ongoing awareness raising. The company supplies a tyre safety kit for motorists, including award-winning tyre inflators, tread depth and pressure gauges and emergency sealants.

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Burton Albion, Pirelli raise £3000 for The Brain Tumour Charity

Burton Albion, Pirelli raise £3000 for The Brain Tumour Charity

8th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Funds raised by football fans parking at the Pirelli site on Derby Road have helped to raise £3000 for The Brain Tumour Charity. Pirelli and Burton Albion FC have worked together for a number of years, and more recently supporters have been using the Pirelli car park – next to the Pirelli Stadium – on match days. In total, £2,500 has been raised by this activity. Pirelli itself donated an additional £500 to bring the overall amount donated to The Brain Tumour Charity to £3,000. This follows a similar donation in 2017, when £2,500 was raised.

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Melksham Motor Spares raise £17,500 for charity

Melksham Motor Spares raise £17,500 for charity

29th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Melksham Motor Spares, one of the South West’s largest independent motor factors, has announced the grand total of its 50th Anniversary fundraising campaign is £17,500. The company, established in Melksham in 1968, wanted to put fundraising at the heart of its 2018 anniversary celebrations to help mark its milestone birthday.

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Transaid publishes new dates for Land’s End to John O’Groats cycle challenge

Transaid publishes new dates for Land’s End to John O’Groats cycle challenge

18th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Transaid has published new dates for its Land’s End to John O’Groats (LEJOG) cycle challenge. Riders from across the transport and logistics industry are invited to saddle up between Tuesday 2 and Saturday 13 June 2020.

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Kwik Fit and BTCC to support Children with Cancer UK

Kwik Fit and BTCC to support Children with Cancer UK

10th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Following the news that Kwik Fit has chosen Children with Cancer UK as its charity of the year, the leading fast-fit firm has announced that it is utilising its BTCC sponsorship over the 2019 season to raise funds for the charity. The announcement is being made at the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) stand at Autosport International, the first public event for the BTCC under the new title sponsorship for 2019.

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Landsail Tyres extends partnership with driving charity Speed of Sight: video

Landsail Tyres extends partnership with driving charity Speed of Sight: video

8th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Disabled driving charity Speed of Sight and Landsail Tyres have announced a major extension of their title sponsorship deal for 2019. In 2018 the Manchester-based charity used the partnership to extend its reach across the UK, offering more car enthusiasts with disabilities the chance to enjoy the thrill of driving on a track day than ever before.

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Kwik Fit aims to raise £1 million for Children with Cancer UK

7th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Kwik Fit has selected Children with Cancer UK as its first ever Charity of the Year. The UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people was chosen following a vote open to more than 5,000 Kwik Fit employees across the UK.

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Ben Ball raises £102,000 to support people of UK automotive industry

3rd January 2019 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of people from the automotive world gathered in London and helped raise £102,000 for Ben at its annual Christmas ball. The money was raised during the Ben Ball, which took place at Grosvenor House on Park Lane, goes towards helping Ben continue its vital work supporting people from the automotive industry who face some of life’s toughest challenges.

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Goodyear extends Transaid support

Goodyear extends Transaid support

2nd January 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear has renewed its corporate membership of international development organisation Transaid for a further year. Transaid’s life-saving projects in sub-Saharan Africa, with its financial contribution providing essential unrestricted funding towards the testing and implementation of new programmes aimed at improving road safety and access to healthcare. Goodyear originally pledged its support in 2015.

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KYB UK is supporting the Row to Raise endurance challenge

17th December 2018 | 0 Comments

KYB UK is sponsoring an inspirational parathlete, Kelda Wood, as she sets off next week to become the first adaptive person ever to solo row the Atlantic Ocean in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.

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IAAF Annual Awards Dinner ‘largest event for years’ celebrating aftermarket success

IAAF Annual Awards Dinner ‘largest event for years’ celebrating aftermarket success

11th December 2018 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) Annual Awards & Dinner 2018 has been hailed as one of the largest of its kind in many years, as it once again welcomed key aftermarket professionals to celebrate another successful year of business, growth and innovation.

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Vacu-Lug supporting Midland Doctors

Vacu-Lug supporting Midland Doctors

30th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres Ltd has pledged its support to The Midland Doctors Charity, with a donation to the organisation, which was set up to help the community of Pakistan following the devastating earthquake of 2005. Midland Doctors is led by NHS doctors, senior consultants and business leaders, who provide medical care.

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