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Refugee charity welcomes Allied Vehicles donation
14 April 2023
A Scottish charity that gives personalised welcome bags to forcibly displaced people arriving in Glasgow will be able to continue their work after a four-figure donation from one of the city’s most prominent family firms. Refuweegee, which was set up eight years ago, has provided more than 15,000 of the welcome and emergency support packs to people all over Scotland.
Silverburn to welcome new independent restaurant
11 April 2023
Independent Ayrshire-based restaurant group, Kitchen 77 will debut its latest concept, Stàilinn Scottish Kitchen at Silverburn this spring. Kitchen 77 owner Chris Steele already operates four venues in Ayrshire including Arthur Street Kitchen, Hollybush Inn, Stage Door Café and Drunken Coo Steakhoose – making Stàilinn his first city venue.
Stagecoach confirms its largest ever order of electric vehicles
06 April 2023
Stagecoach, the UK’s biggest coach and bus operator has announced its plans to introduce 170 fully electric vehicles in Stockport as it places its largest electric bus order to date. The electric fleet of 150 double deck and 20 single deck vehicles, which will be produced by Volvo/MCV represent an investment by Stagecoach of £37.2m and will benefit customers in Stockport with the first vehicles of the order being delivered in summer 2024.
‘Fleet Zero’ – decarbonising the business transport sector
05 April 2023
Leading green energy firm ScottishPower and fleet management specialists Fleet Alliance have unveiled an end-to-end electric vehicle (EV) solution for businesses. The new partnership - called Fleet Zero - aims to support businesses transitioning to sustainable fleets by matching EVs to the right charging solutions.