Pot of Gold

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Pot of Gold

rainbowTRS continue to raise funds to the fantastic charity, The Rainbow Trust in their aim to support terminally ill children and their families. Hearing that Rainbow Trust has exceeded the target number of families they are supporting is outstanding, with the hours of efforts being backed by the increasing number of volunteers.

Fundraising contributes to caring for a sick child, support for their families and other areas which provide comfort. TRS will maintain to fund raise for this charity and help Rainbow Trust to meet their targets for 2015.

To find out more information on how you can get involved, visit www.rainbowtrust.org 

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Uganda Project

Category : July 2014

563px-Flag-map_of_Uganda.svgTRS donate to many local charities in and around Worcester and recently donated to Farmers Overseas Action Group which supports rural communities in Uganda.

FOAG has numerous projects to help Ugandans in many aspects of daily life which have previously been deemed difficult. From Agriculture to Medical, Education to Farming, Farmers Overseas Action Group financially support these projects which are run by the locals.

For further information on FOAG or how you can donate, visit www.foag.co.uk

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Summer Solstice Success

On the glorious morning of Saturday 21st June, car enthusiasts gathered at Shelsley Walsh for our 1st Open Hill Climb Event. A combination of beautiful , classic vehicles and some very fast specials experienced the unique opportunity of driving the famous course and Alvis, Austin, Bentley, BMW, Jensen, Lotus, Mercedes, Porshe, Rolls Royce, Triumph were amongst some of the marques that were displayed in all their glory and full to the brim of friends and family in cavalcades up the hill.

With the luck of weather on our side, the day continued to draw in crowds right into the afternoon. Marking the longest day of the year and beginning of summer, the BBQ grills were lit up serving some lovely food, Pimms were accompanied with strawberries and mint and the 5 piece Jazz Band created a relaxing atmosphere in the courtyard. This was in contrast the vibrant, loud noises coming from the pits. Whilst the clear British sun lapped at the tyres of vintage cars, across the paddock into the orchard a wonderful driving experience could be found, Steve Gardner and his Rebel Replicas gave children the thrill of driving a scaled version of Land Rovers.
Exclamations such as “excellent” “brilliant” “thank you so much book me in for next year” and “do we have to stop” accompanied over doses of smiles!Yes we will be holding the event again next year so as places are limited book your place for up to 9 runs asap.

We would like to say a big thank you for all of those who supported this event and the money raised for St Richard’s Hospice. A huge thank you to all sponsors; Ologic, RH Insurance, Startin Honda, The Bridge at Stanford, Red5 Print and Design and Magic Car Pics, and of course The Replacement Service . A thank you to Shelsley Walsh for hosting the event and all staff that contributed to making the day run smoothly, we will see you all next year.

As Many of cars are heading over to Le Mans for the Classic 24 Hour Race we wish all a very safe journey and look forward to hearing about it soon.

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Fresh New Talent


The Replacement Service has always been an advocate of giving young people opportunities to start their careers, and by working in conjunction with TDM Wyre Academy, TRS now offers highly respected apprenticeship programmes that give young people exceptional qualifications whilst gaining essential experiences in the workplace.

At TRS, we believe that our talented apprentices gain a valuable experience from the start of employment and progress through their chosen field with the guidance from ourselves. Our professional team share their relevant knowledge and expertise to ensure our apprentices are fully equipped in completing their apprenticeships to the highest standard.

With few and limited companies in Worcester City Centre offering placements for apprentices, TRS offer something unique. Our apprentices show the ability and vision to achieve a national accredited qualification and also have a bright and prosperous future within the company.

I have been working at TRS as part of my apprenticeship for almost a year, and I have learnt lots about my field in that time. From the start I have been given important tasks to perform and I have begun to contribute to the company’s production code. I have gained valuable experience into how a real-life IT job works – what is expected of me and how I can deliver on those goals, as well as how to organize my own time and work as part of a team. As part of the course, I have combined academic study with a day-to-day job in a work environment. This has allowed me to split my time between studying for qualifications and applying my theoretical knowledge practically as part of  the IT team. For me, the apprenticeship has been an invaluable learning experience, and I hope that I can continue learning and putting my skills to good use at The Replacement Service in the future.

Joe Andrews, IT Apprentice

The Replacement Service really is a leader in their field and their continuing commitment to creating fantastic IT opportunities for young people in Worcestershire is great for the young people in this area.

– Derrin Kent, TDM MD

For more information on apprenticeships, visit http://www.wyreacademy.com/


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Water Aid Sponsors

IMG_7114 We are delighted to be involved in The Big Pipe Project, aiding the village of Adi Sibhat. 

For the very first time this village has access to clean, safe water and the villagers can look forward to a healthier future. Over the next few months, hundreds of lives will change for the better. The Replacement Service will continue to facilitate these changes for others like the hard-working people in this mountain village.

For more information on the transformations, check out The Big Pipe Projects Blog: www.wateraid.org/uk/pipes



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Summer Solstice 1st Hill Climb Event

Maserati_250F_Fangio-01aNew Alphabet Group on behalf of St Richard’s Hospice and other local charities invites classic car owners to an event held on Saturday 21st June at Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb Venue.

This picturesque location set in the outskirts of Worcester is open especially to pre-1980’s vehicles but exceptions will be made in the discretion of the organizers. Saturday is devoted to displaying classic and vintage vehicles and driving the famous course itself. A static display enhances the presentation of these beautiful range of vehicles alongside the numerous trade stalls and entertainment guaranteed to suit all members of the family. Shelsley Walsh boasts a range of fantastic facilitates including the restaurant, which will cater throughout the day including breakfast and lunch.

Discover the history behind the racing track and restoration work. Brave a journey of the track with a Racing Driver. Enjoy a drink at the Courtyard Bar and most importantly, support the charities!

For Ticket Details and Information, Contact Victoria on 01905 330063. We look forward to seeing you there!

For more information of the venue, visit www.shelsley-walsh.co.uk