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With our extensive workshop facilities and continuous investment in staff development and equipment, it’s no surprise that something is always happening at Foxwood Diesel.

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Keep your bus and coach fleet clean to minimise emissions

Keep your bus and coach fleet clean to minimise emissions

Despite recent criticism, diesel fuelled vehicles are still commanding nearly 50% of the market share with Andy Eastlake, Managing Director of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership, believing that they are “still probably the best choice for long distance, high mileage drivers.” Eastlake also believes that diesel vehicles […]

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Leigh shortlisted for National Apprenticeship Award

Leigh shortlisted for National Apprenticeship Award

Foxwood Diesel’s very own Leigh Worsdale has been shortlisted for the East Midlands Apprentice of the Year award at the National Apprenticeship Awards 2017. If Leigh scoops the award, this will be her third win in only 6 months! Leigh, who joined Foxwood Diesel as an apprentice […]

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Foxwood Diesel’s award-winning apprentice visits Seattle

Foxwood Diesel’s award-winning apprentice visits Seattle

Foxwood Diesel’s award-winning apprentice, Leigh Worsdale, has recently been on an all-expenses paid trip to Seattle after winning the trip at AMRC Training Centre’s 2017 ‘Apprentice of the Year’ Awards. The trip to Seattle was Leigh’s prize for winning the overall Apprentice of the Year at the […]

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Another Award Win for Foxwood Diesel Apprentice

Another Award Win for Foxwood Diesel Apprentice

Foxwood Diesel apprentice, Leigh Worsdale has scooped another apprentice award. Only a month after being named as Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) Training Centre’s ‘Apprentice of the Year, Leigh has been named as the Chesterfield Apprentice of the Year at the first North Midlands and South Yorkshire […]

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Leigh shortlisted for Chesterfield Apprentice of the Year

Leigh shortlisted for Chesterfield Apprentice of the Year

Hot on the heels of being named the Apprentice of the Year at the AMRC Apprentice Awards, our very own Leigh has been shortlisted for the Chesterfield Apprentice of the Year award at the North Midlands & South Yorkshire Apprenticeship Awards 2017. Leigh started working at Foxwood […]

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Leigh wins AMRC Training Centre’s ‘Apprentice of the Year’ award

Leigh wins AMRC Training Centre’s ‘Apprentice of the Year’ award

Foxwood Diesel’s own Leigh Worsdale has become the first female apprentice to win the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) Training Centre’s ‘Apprentice of the Year’ award. Leigh works as an apprentice Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Builder at Foxwood Diesel’s Whittington-based workshop in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. As well as […]

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Foxwood Diesel Apprentice nominated for AMRC Award

Foxwood Diesel Apprentice nominated for AMRC Award

Foxwood Diesel’s own apprentice, Leigh Worsdale has been shortlisted as The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) First Year Apprentice of the Year. The AMRC Training Centre forms part of the University of Sheffield AMRC group and offers the very best in practical and academic […]

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Stores and Customer Service Adviser job vacancy at Foxwood Diesel

Stores and Customer Service Adviser job vacancy at Foxwood Diesel

We have an exciting short-term vacancy to join our busy Chesterfield-based growing team, initially for a term of three months. We are a well-established company supplying automotive engines and parts for bus, coach and logistics companies. Boasting one of the best-equipped workshops in the area, we build […]

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Diesel vs electric – what’s best for your bus fleet?

Diesel vs electric – what’s best for your bus fleet?

There can be few fleet managers that haven’t had their head turned by the thought of the cost-savings and green benefits of an electric bus fleet.  However, where fleet maintenance is concerned, the benefits of having an electric fleet are not so apparent and it is in […]

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Foxwood Diesel bucks the national trend for female engineers

Foxwood Diesel bucks the national trend for female engineers

Foxwood Diesel is bucking the national trend for employing female engineers.  According to the Women’s Engineering Society (WNS) only 9% of the engineering workforce is female, putting the UK at the bottom of the league table in UK for the percentage of female engineering professionals. However, with […]

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