Northumbrian Water Limited supplies 2.7 million customers in the North East with both water and sewerage services, trading as Northumbrian Water, and 1.8 million customers in the South East with water services, trading as Essex & Suffolk Water. The company works very hard to put its customers at the heart of everything it does, and in the most recent survey by the Consumer Council for Water, Northumbrian Water was named the UK’s most trusted water company by its customers, a position it has sustained for the last three years. This year Northumbrian Water was also named the world’s most ethical water company for the seventh successive year and Utility of the Year at the Utility Week Awards. Fleet Services Manager Kate Wilson speaks to Utility Fleet magazine about her role and why the importance of fleet safety is at the forefront of everything she does…
Alexis Percival, Environmental and Sustainability Manager, Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust explains why Hydrogen has become a real alternative...
At Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS), we have been busy striving to reduce the emissions of our vehicles by working towards a zero emission fleet. With an increase in the amount of emergency calls up by 4% on an annual basis, we struggle to reduce our carbon footprint from our fleet through mileage reduction alone.
Leading by example: Leeds City Council looks to CNG as a clean and cost-effective replacement for diesel
In the August/September 2016 issue of Fleet Manager we featured an interview with Terry Pycroft, Head of Fleet Services at Leeds City Council. The article highlighted the great work being done by the local authority when it came to adopting green technologies. We’ve caught up with Terry to find out what progress has been made – especially in light of the Government’s recent announcement to end the sale of all new conventional petrol and diesel cars by 2040 and its plans to publish its Clean Air Strategy putting the onus on councils to introduce ways of improving air quality.
The Clancy Group Plc is one of the largest privately owned construction firms in the UK. With almost sixty years’ experience and a workforce of over 2500, it has worked hard to develop reputation as a well-run business that can be trusted to deliver value for money essential services that help keep the UK running. In-keeping with this ethos, Colin Knight, head of fleet management and compliance talks to Utility Fleet about managing drivers, reducing risk and getting everyone to buy-in to the company’s safety culture.