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  • Scania to open ‘drive through’ dealership in Maidstone

    Mar 17, 2015
    Maidstone is now set to become home to the first of a new generation of purpose-built drive-through Scania dealerships.
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  • PHS Teacrate introduces barcode scanning system

    Mar 17, 2015
    Facilities managers and removal companies will no longer struggle with locating crates across multiple locations following the introduction of barcode scanning technology by crate rental provider, PHS Teacrate.
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  • Abels supports children’s hospice charity

    Mar 17, 2015
    Abels Moving Services in Brandon, Sufflok, has pledged to recycle unwanted household items that are regularly donated by the firm’s clients to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH). EACH, whose Royal Patron is HRH The Duchess of Cambridge, has 16 shops across East Anglia - many of which sell furniture.
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  • Richard’s gamble pays off

    Mar 16, 2015
    More Than Removals started trading in 2012 when the UK was still in the grip of a recession, probably not the best time to start a new business, especially in the moving industry. But for one young entrepreneur it’s paid off. Deputy editor David Jordan went to find out more.
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  • Love thy neighbour

    Mar 16, 2015
    Love them or hate them, new research by UK removals expert, Robinsons, has revealed that when it comes to our neighbours, we have some weird and wonderful relationships with arguments, stolen cats and hiding behind the fence all common trends.
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  • Budget 2015 predictions: EY’s runner and riders

    Mar 13, 2015
    EY make a few predictions for the Budget next week.
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  • Interdean is now Santa Fe

    Mar 12, 2015
    Santa Fe has announced that it is changing its brand name in Europe from Interdean to Santa Fe Relocation Services to create a single global brand for relocation and mobility services.
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  • Budget 2015: Calls for regional Stamp Duty structure

    Mar 12, 2015
    Ahead of the Budget next week, Alistair Bingle, Managing Director of Bishop’s Move, the UK’s largest family owned removals company which was founded 161-years ago, is calling for the introduction of a regionalised Stamp Duty structure.
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  • HGV operating costs up 2%

    Mar 05, 2015
    According to The Road Haulage Association's 2014 Cost Movement Survey the overall cost of operating a truck, excluding fuel costs, has risen by 2% in 12 months.
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  • Pickfords helps children’s cancer unit with refurbishment project

    Mar 05, 2015
    Pickfords recently lent a hand to Southampton General Hospital’s Wessex Children’s Cancer Unit, during the refurbishment of its play room, school room and teenagers’ area.
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  • Conveyancing Association launches new Best Practice Guide

    Mar 05, 2015
    The Conveyancing Association has launched a new Best Practice Guide to help improve communications between conveyancers and estate agents.
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  • Skills for Logistics to close

    Mar 05, 2015
    The Board of Skills for Logistics (SfL) in Milton Keynes announced on 6 January, 2015 that it has taken the decision to close the business and is considering placing the company into administration in order to facilitate this closure.
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  • Kennedy Movers joins AIM

    Mar 05, 2015
    Kennedy Movers of Waterford Ireland has joined the Alliance of Independent Movers, the first removals company in the republic to do so.
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  • G&R Removals move huge WW1 shell

    Mar 05, 2015
    G&R Removals – best known for moving pianos - had an unusual assignment last December: to move a huge German WW1 naval shell from Exeter to the north east coastal town of Hartlepool.
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  • Stamp duty change has boosted the UK’s interest in moving home

    Mar 05, 2015
    reallymoving.com has reported an increase in interest in moving house throughout the UK of up 20% as a result of the recent stamp duty cut.
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  • Right Royal Race for Armishaws

    Mar 05, 2015
    When Armishaws Removals of Wincanton. Somerset decided to sponsor the 2:15 at Wincanton Races on Boxing Day, the company could hardly have foreseen the result.
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  • USAF confirms closure of RAF Mildenhall base

    Mar 05, 2015
    US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has confirmed that The United States Air Force (USAF) is to pull out of RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk, RAF Alconbury and RAF Molesworth in Cambridgeshire.
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  • MoveHub launches FoodHub

    Feb 26, 2015
    MoveHub, the UK information centre for people moving abroad, has launched a new initiative to supply unwanted food donated by people moving house to local food banks and charities providing them with a consistent flow of donations, helping the most vulnerable people in society: FoodHub.
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  • Leasing vehicles – beware of the sting in the tail

    Feb 24, 2015
    David Jordan offers a warning to anyone planning on leasing a vehicle. All may not be what it first appears!
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  • 10 years on from disaster

    Feb 24, 2015
    It has been ten years since Denise Magson formed the Steve Magson Memorial Trust to raise money to help the victims of the Tsunami that struck Thailand on Boxing day, 2004.
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