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Monday, Dec 05th

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Motorpoint host the Chingford Village Christmas Fayre

MP ChristmasFMotorpoint Chingford will be the venue for the second instalment of the Chingford Village Christmas Fayre on Sunday, December 4 between 12pm – 6pm.

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TC Harrison Ford Transit Centre bolsters business team

TCHDerbyTeamTC Harrison’s Ford Transit Centre in Derby has been boosted by the appointment of a new Business Centre Manager and three new members of the commercial team.

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PV Dobson launch Renault and Dacia site

DobsonRenThe latest addition to the Renault and Dacia UK network is one of the Lake District’s oldest automotive groups, PV Dobson.

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SsangYong appoint Unity as Leicester dealer

SSYTivoliKorean car maker SsangYong have appointed Unity Leicester (Unity Automotive) as their newest franchisee.

Unity who also represent Subaru, Isuzu, Great Wall, Jeep and Alfa Romeo, will sell SsangYong from their site on Aylestone Road, Leicester LE2 8TB.

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GVE London adds purpose-built detailing centre

GVE workshopGVE London claims to have become the UK’s first full-service independent supercar showroom with the addition of its purpose-built detailing centre. The 20,000 sq ft showroom in Uxbridge also boasts a sales/purchasing division, servicing.

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Pendragon to create 300 new technician jobs

Trevor FinnPendragon PLC, owners of the Evans Halshaw and Stratstone dealer groups have announced a recruitment drive aimed at finding an extra 300 technicians nationwide.

Currently the group has over 9,000 employees working on brands including Ferrari, Aston Martin and Ford.

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New General Manager at Bristol Street Motors Cheltenham Ford

MartynThorleyBristol Street Motors Cheltenham Ford has confirmed the appointment of Martyn Thorley as its general manager.

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The BBC’s ‘Last Miner’ full time with JCT600

Russ JonesRuss Jones, a shift manager at the now closed Kellingley Colliery, was one of the miners featured in BBC1’s documentary on the pit that’s demise marked the end of British deep coal mining. He is now a trainee account manager with JCT600.

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Jennings Group celebrates 60 years loyalty

J aftersalesLoyaltyTwo members of staff at Jennings Motor Group’s parts  business, in Washington, have marked a combined 60 years’ loyalty to the company.

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