Stagecoach Christmas jumpers

‘tis the season for Christmas jumpers at Stagecoach

Mark McIntyre blog

Bus passengers on Stagecoach West Scotland’s services could hardly believe their eyes today (13th December) when the bus doors opened to reveal Santa, Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer and even a snowman at the wheel. Stagecoach drivers entered the festive spirit by joining in Christmas Jumper Day for the first time as they travelled across the West of Scotland. Stagecoach …

Andrew Rundell receiving award

Fishers driver named Scotland’s Top Road Transport Trainee

Mark McIntyre blog

Andrew Rundell, a Class 2 Driver for commercial laundry, Fishers, has been recognised as Scotland’s Top Road Transport Trainee at the 26th annual Scottish Rewards ceremony. The awards ceremony, run by Transport News, attracted 600 road haulage industry guests and filled the banqueting suite of the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Andrew’s journey is an interesting one, having worked in the army, …

Construction of Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm project to go ahead following financial agreements

Mark McIntyre blog

Construction of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm is now underway following confirmation from EDF Renewables that financial close for the project has been achieved. Twenty-five (25) financial institutions are lending money to fund the wind farm which will supply enough low carbon electricity for around 375,000 homes*. EDF Renewables is also announcing that leading Irish energy company …

Port of Tilbury

Port of Tilbury celebrates prestigious planning excellence award win

Mark McIntyre Port of Tilbury

The Port of Tilbury scooped the inaugural National Infrastructure Planning Association Award for “Best Project” at the organisation’s awards celebration in London on 21 November for Tilbury 2. The judges praised the team behind the DCO planning process of the new port Tilbury2 which is currently under construction and due to open in 2020. The inaugural single award by NIPA recognises best practice in participating in the Development …

A smart partnership: Arcus, T-Systems and Arthur D Little combine forces to accelerate smart city deployment

Dylan Macdonald Uncategorized

Arcus Infrastructure Partners (“Arcus”), an infrastructure fund with a focus on European infrastructure investment, Deutsche Telekom’s ICT subsidiary T-Systems and management consulting firm Arthur D. Little have formed a strategic partnership to fast-track the rollout of smart city services and infrastructure throughout Europe. The partners jointly offer cities an end-to-end solution from concept development to full-scale deployment including the provision of financing, technology and operations of smart city projects.

Fishers hosts local MSP for “work experience” day

Meadhbh Hendrie Uncategorized

North East Fife MSP Willie Rennie swapped the rough and tumble of politics for the tumble driers at Fishers’ laundry in Cupar today as he experienced for himself what it’s like to work for a day with Scotland’s largest commercial laundry. After a 6.00am start, Willie spent time checking in laundry and helping to sort it prior to the washing …

Swan Group announce Shelter Scotland as its charity partner

Dylan Macdonald Uncategorized

Swan Group, which specialises in the development and delivery of affordable housing, has today (22/10/19) announced Shelter Scotland as their first charity partner. Shelter Scotland, which campaigns for and helps people struggling with bad housing or homelessness through advice, support and legal services has just received £5,000 from Swan Group after a recent fundraising drive.