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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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World Cup champion teams up with BKT for charity

World Cup champion teams up with BKT for charity

22nd November 2018 | 0 Comments

Ever since signing up as sponsor to Italy’s Serie B and the Coupe de la Ligue in France earlier this year, football has become not just a means of promoting the BKT brand name. The off-highway tyre specialist has also integrated the beautiful game into its charitable activities.

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Hankook continuing Air Ambulance support into 2019

Hankook continuing Air Ambulance support into 2019

9th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Hankook Tyre UK has confirmed its continued support of the Air Ambulance charity, a partnership that began with a donation of tyres in 2017. Since then, Hankook Tyre UK supported the charity through tyre donations and by arranging multiple fundraisers, both internally and during popular company events. It has also made Air Ambulance its dedicated charity of choice.

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Hats on 4 Ben on World Mental Health Day – 10 October

Hats on 4 Ben on World Mental Health Day – 10 October

9th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Hats on 4 Ben is taking place on 10 October 2018, World Mental Health Day. The automotive industry benevolent fund is asking all in the automotive industry to wear a hat to work on 10 October and donate £2 to Ben to help keep their life-changing work running. Ben states that this will help its campaign to transform mental health support across the industry.

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Micheldever and tyre manufacturers raise £7000 in charity auction

28th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Tyre wholesaler Micheldever Tyre Services and a number of its tyre manufacturer suppliers recently raised £7000 in a charity auction in aid of Motor Neurone research on 21 September 2018. Micheldever executives thanked the tyre manufacturers (Bridgestone, Continental, Falken, Goodyear, Michelin, Pirelli and Yokohama for their “exceptional generosity”.

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Melksham Motor Spares raises £7,500 following 50th anniversary trade show

Melksham Motor Spares raises £7,500 following 50th anniversary trade show

30th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Automotive parts distributor, Melksham Motor Spares, has raised £7,500 for good causes, thanks to a charity raffle held at their 50th Anniversary Trade Show on 14 June. The raffle raised £5,800, with the grand total boosted to £7,500 by a £1,700 donation from the South West based distributor.

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NGK employees get on their bikes for charity

NGK employees get on their bikes for charity

20th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Two determined NGK employees have braved the summer heatwave to complete a gruelling near 425-mile cycling marathon to raise funds for charity. Marko Wowczyna and Stuart Bayne undertook the challenge to raise more than £13,500 for the National Autistic Society and the Downs Syndrome Association respectively.

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