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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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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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Foxwoods Diesel’s team inspires the next generation of apprentices

Foxwoods Diesel’s team inspires the next generation of apprentices

Three of Foxwood Diesel’s workshop team are taking pride of place in NLT Training Services' brand new engineering apprenticeships brochure. Workshop Supervisor Matt Jamson, apprentice Casey Allen and former employee Josh Matthews, have all been profiled in the new brochure, hoping to inspire the next generation of […]

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Back to new for 18 Mercedes V6 engines

Back to new for 18 Mercedes V6 engines

Eighteen Mercedes-Benz V6 OM501 Diesel engines have been completely reconditioned for a private customer by the Foxwood Diesel workshop team based in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. The engines were delivered to Foxwood Diesel’s Chesterfield workshop from overseas two months ago and since then they have undergone a complete refurbishment […]

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Leigh meets former apprentice and legend Sir Alex Ferguson

Leigh meets former apprentice and legend Sir Alex Ferguson

Our very own apprentice, Leigh Worsdale got to meet former Manchester United manager and advocate of apprentices, Sir Alex Ferguson recently. Sir Alex was visiting apprentices at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), where Leigh studies part time alongside her work here at Foxwood […]

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