Staff at the Greenhous franchises on Featherbed Lane in Shrewsbury were excited to have the opportunity to see and hold the Capital One Cup trophy ahead of the 4th Round clash with Chelsea. As Greenhous are the stadium and shirt sponsors of Shrewsbury Town Football Club, the trophy made its appearance as part of the publicity leading up to the game. The showrooms at Volvo, Nissan and Renault were decorated with Town shirts and coloured balloons to show support for the team.
Staff from the Greenhous franchises on Featherbed Lane in Shrewsbury presented a cheque to Maria Jones, the Fundraising Manager for Midland Air Ambulance. This is the second £500 cheque presented to the charity. Pictured are Maria Jones and Kevin Swinnerton, PDI Centre Manager.
Caught up in the cup fever atmosphere, managers at the Greenhous dealerships on Old Potts Way and Featherbed Lane have decorated their showrooms with blue and amber helium balloons to show support for Micky Mellon and his Shrewsbury Town players. The Capital One Cup fourth round fixture against premiership leaders Chelsea has generated massive interest from the town, with a record crowd expected.
You can always rely on the girls to come up with a colourful idea to get all of their colleagues involved in an event to raise money for charity. That is certainly the case at Greenhous DAF in Willenhall where the workforce went “punk” for the day in a blaze of yellow as the workforce raised funds for the local Compton Hospice.
One of the most appealing characteristics of many companies is their longevity and their links with social history and two long established companies, the Greenhous Group and the contract hire company J Clarke Transport Ltd of Elford, Staffordshire, have this in common.
AFC Telford made a special presentation to the Greenhous Group of a signed shirt worn by a player in the final match of last year’s promotion winning season, when AFC Telford regained their status in the Football Conference. This was in recognition of the long term sponsorship Greenhous have given AFC Telford and in supporting the club’s efforts to engage with schools and grassroots football.
Truck manufacturer DAF has its base in the Netherlands so it is perhaps not surprising that the colour scheme of their new Euro 6 DAF truck range are a bright orange! This compliments the Show Trekker hospitality trailer which is hauled by a DAF XF all over the UK and Ireland in support of DAF dealerships at truck shows and other exhibitions.
What is the best way to ensure that a company can be forward thinking, fully skilled, innovative, customer care aware and guaranteeing a high quality of delivery from a respected workforce? The answer at the Greenhous Group is that a company ethos has been developed during its 100 plus years of operation that is all inclusive and puts a heavy emphasis on recruiting the right people for the right jobs. Add to this a collective understanding that the staff need to be skilled and happy in the workplace and you have a recipe for success.
It is very satisfying to know that there are people in our community who have trained to become life savers. Many events that people attend require some form of emergency aid to be provided should a medical emergency occur. We all know of the Paramedics, Red Cross and St John Ambulance, but who are these people and why did they choose to volunteer for this public service?
In an exciting new development local business Greenhous has entered into a long term sponsorship agreement with the trustees of the Shropshire and West Midlands Agricultural Society, who operate the West Mid Showground in Shrewsbury.
Salop Leisure are one of the largest leisure service companies certainly in the West Midlands and Wales. They operate and service the requirements of many holiday parks in Wales. This weekend they have trade days for owners and trade businesses at the Emstrey venue. the public will be able to view the 2015 caravans and holiday homes from Saturday 4th October until the 12th.
Following on from a successful Ride and Drive event at Tamworth Football Club, Greenhous DAF took advantage of the massive expanse of the Shrewsbury Town FC car park to display their newest Euro 6 vehicles for customers to view and drive.