Skip to main content

The Alliance Automotive Group companies raise money for homeless charity in Bradford


21 May 2019

Category: Uncategorized, Community News

Platinum International, one of the Alliance Automotive Group companies, ran a battery recycle scheme to raise money for Bradford Night Stop, a youth homelessness charity based in Bradford, West Yorkshire.

Platinum International are the UK’s largest independent distributor of automotive batteries and lubricants. Over a period of months Platinum donated 50p for every scrap battery returned to them for recycling from other parts of the Alliance Automotive Group. GROUPAUTO & UAN motor factors across the UK were encouraged to ask their garage customers to return used vehicle batteries to be recycled. Platinum also provided marketing materials to help the groups’ motor factors promote the recycling scheme. Over 5000 batteries were returned for recycling, raising a grand total of £2,630.50 for the charity.

On Wednesday 8th May 2019, Bob Ackroyd, Managing Director GROUPAUTO, and Andy Brook-Smith, Sales Director Platinum International, visited Bradford Night Stop at their office in Bradford to hand over the cheque.

Bob Ackroyd and Andy Brook-Smith at Bradford Night Stop to present the cheque

Bradford Night Stop help 16 to 25-year olds who are facing the possibility of a night on the street. They provide emergency accommodation in the homes of their volunteers on a one night at a time basis. Volunteers offer a bedroom, an evening meal, a bath or shower, breakfast in the morning and even clothing if needed. The monies raised by the Alliance Automotive Group will go a long way towards helping young people in Bradford.

Next post

View all posts

National Auto Parts’ brake and clutch proposition grows

Growth has been at the centre of National Auto Parts’ activity this year, with its...

Read More

No stopping National following Automechanika Birmingham

National Auto Parts presented a series of new products and innovative showcases that have driven...

Read More

Double Auto Express Commendation for Ring Brighter Bulbs

Ring’s Xenon150 and Xenon130 brighter headlamp bulbs have both been “Commended” in this year’s Auto Express Product Awards. The annual awards...

Read More

Strictly Necessary

These cookies are required for our website to operate and include items such as whether or not to display this pop-up box or your session when logging in to the website. These cookies cannot be disabled.

Performance

We use 3rd party services such as Google Analytics to measure the performance of our website. This helps us tailor the site content to our visitors needs.

Functional

From time to time, we may use cookies to store key pieces of information to make our site easier for you to use. Examples of this are remembering selected form options to speed up future uses of them. These cookies are not necessary for the site to work, but may enhance the browsing experience.

Targeting

We may use advertising services that include tracking beacons to allow us to target our visitors with specific adverts on other platforms such as search or social media. These cookies are not required but may improve the services we offer and promote.

Change Settings

Welcome. You can control how we use cookies and 3rd party services below

Change Settings Accept
Learn how we use cookies