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Safety Award for Peter

Mark O'Hanlon

Peter Barker receiving his award for continuing significant efforts in maintaining a high standard of Health and Safety on Sites he has managed in the past 12 months. Clive Thompson, Technical Services Manager says “It’s a great tribute to Peter to receive this award, and reinforces his, and the Company’s commitment, to ensuring an ongoing safe working environment.”

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Moving On

Mark O'Hanlon

Following a recent restructure of the business, one of the founding Directors, David Gardner has decided that the time is right for him to seek new challenges outside of the business.

David has been instrumental alongside Sean Anderson in founding and growing NCS into a well respected and trusted building and civil engineering contractor operating across a range of sectors in the north of England.

David says, “after a fantastic and enjoyable 18 years setting up, growing and working at NCS, I have decided the time is right for me to pursue a new challenge and I will be leaving the Company as of 20th November 2019. I would like to take this opportunity to wish all at NCS best wishes for the future and a warm thank you to all clients, suppliers and staff that I have worked with over the 18 years”.

David’s departure draws a curtain on a working relationship with Sean that has lasted some 30 years!

Sean says, “I’ve known David a long time and I genuinely wish him well in his quest to find a new challenge that interests and excites him” adding “everyone at NCS wishes David and his family best wishes and good luck”

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The NCS Border Counties Rally

Karen Parkin

NCS are delighted to be sponsoring the Border Counties Rally – the first round of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship.

Based in Jedburgh, the rally will start under the gaze of the glorious Jedburgh Abbey at around 8.30am on Saturday 10th March where crews from the British and Scottish Championships will leave the start ramp. They will also be joined by competitors who wish to contest the opening day’s stages comprising of six stages and 44 miles of competitive action in the South of Scotland and Tweed Valley.

After a full day of rallying in the region, Scottish Championship crews will spray the champagne at the ceremonial finish back in Jedburgh at around 4.00pm whilst BRC crews head for the overnight halt.

On Sunday 11th, British Rally Championship contenders head back out for four stages and 36 miles of driving in the forests south of Jedburgh and they will be joined by the new Clubman event which offers a cost-effective chance to tackle prime stages in a compact format at a reduced entry fee. The ceremonial finish and prizegiving will then take place early that afternoon back in Jedburgh. http://www.bordercountiesrally.co.uk/ 

Sadly postponed due to the recent bad weather – watch this space for new dates

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