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Conservation by the Lancashire Wildlife Trust

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Here is a great example of how the funds that EcoSpeed are generating are being used for conservation by the Lancashire Wildlife Trust in the Manchester area. Staff and volunteers are planting the Cross-leaved Heath on to the Mosslands around Chat Moss, which is to one day reintroduce the Large Heath Butterfly back into the area.  They used to be so common on the mosslands of Manchester that one of its names was the Manchester Argus! Unfortunately, mainly due to habitat loss…

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WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

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It is time for our annual wildlife photography competition already! Two winners will gets their image published in our calendar, which gets distributed to thousands of customers all over the UK. There are no strict rules, just make sure the images are of wildlife or landscapes, and they can be from anywhere in the world. Only wild animals, not captive! A maximum of 4 images per person. Images must be submitted by Sunday 18th September. Send all images to jay@ecospeed.co.uk…

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How to Save Fuel While Driving

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Obviously the easiest way to save more fuel is by purchasing a vehicle with low CO2 emissions is eco-friendly and can do a lot of miles per gallon. However, there here are some simple tips and tricks for saving you money and ultimately reducing our carbon footprint as a business. Have your van serviced at regular intervals to improve the efficiency of your engine. This is the main tool of your trade so treat it with the most respect, using the manufacturers recommended engine oil…

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WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

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Christmas is rapidly approaching and we are getting our annual EcoSpeed calender ready for publication. We will be running our usual wildlife photography competition. The 2 best photos will be published in the calendar which will be distributed far and wide to companies all over the UK. The focus will be wildlife and landscapes and it can be from anywhere in the world but must we wild and not captive animals. Entries must be in by the 15th November. Max…

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Lets talk turkey, lets talk trucks

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Over the coming weeks and months it is my intention to write about the various vans and trucks that are available on the EcoSpeed Sameday Courier fleet, occasionally I will include the details of vehicles that we don’t have (which will be few and far between) which are owned and operated with our vast list of approved sub contractors and owner drivers. We have a range of over 2,500 vehicles available to us on a short notice basis ranging from…

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August 2015 is a very memorable month for EcoSpeed

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It was supposed to be the quietest month of the year for sameday courier work but we are bucking all trends and it seems to be much busier than last year. Although August is a quieter month than most, September promises to beat all our records. The main reason that August is memorable is that our printer (who is one of our very good customers) didn’t spot our deliberate mistake on our eco-calendar. The calendar which is fast becoming a…

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2015 EcoSpeed Calendar Photo Competition

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This year we are running a photo competition for the 2015 EcoSpeed calendar. To enter the competition, please send us your best photo relating to nature of any form. Pictures can be of wildlife, landscapes or anything from the natural world. The winners will be published in our calender and distributed to around 500 customers across the UK. Here is an example of last year’s calender, please share this with anyone you know who is into photography. Thanks and good…

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EcoSpeed on Route to Award Ceremony

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Ecospeed has been nominated for the first ever Manchester Evening News and United Utilities environment awards. The category that we have been nominated for is Environmental Business of the Year. We are very proud and excited to be attending such a prestigious event, which takes place on Thursday night at the AJ Bell stadium in Manchester. We have worked very hard as a company to try to be as eco-friendly as possible in all that we do, whether that is…

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Becoming a Self-Employed Courier Driver with EcoSpeed

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EcoSpeed is a same day, urgent courier company based in Greater Manchester. Due to constant growth and expansion, we are rapidly rising in the ranks within the logistics industry, meaning we need more owner drivers within our fleet to service the demands of our vast customer base. So, if you want to be your own boss and get paid for driving around the UK and Europe, read further… The service we offer is basically a taxi service, but for goods….

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