On your marks, get set…

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This year’s outing led us just 30 minutes down the M62 to Halifax, home of ‘The Racecentre’, a formula one simulation outfit. As we all lined up on the grid, teamwork was out of the window and it was every … Continue reading

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We’ve got it all wrapped up…

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After many years of using our trusty 15 year old van, which was a little worse for wear, we saw it fitting to upgrade to a vehicle more representative of Dakin-Flathers and our quality products. Also suiting a dual purpose … Continue reading

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Getting greener at Dakin-Flathers…

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   True to our word, as Dakin-Flathers always are, we have expanded our range of green energy sources to include a new PV solar tracker. If you get the chance to visit our purpose built facility here in the UK, … Continue reading

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Dakin-Flathers goes green…

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Dakin-Flathers has taken its first step forward to creating greener energy by installing Photovoltaic solar panels (or PV’s if you’re in the know) to our factory roof, 187 of them to be precise!! PV cells are made from layers of … Continue reading

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A short ride in the mountains…

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After Oliver’s ride in the park in May 2013, cycling across France in 9 days, it seemed fair to up the ante and try a real challenge – Haute Route Pyrenees! The Haute Route cycling events are ‘the highest and … Continue reading

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Asda Foundation Leeds 10K 2014

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Running, how hard can it be? Earlier in the year a small group of Dakin-Flathers employees decided to enter the Asda Foundation Leeds 10k 2014. Some entered to achieve personal goals while other just wanted the chance to beat their … Continue reading

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I’m free, free falling…

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What makes Dakin-Flathers a great employer? Well, one benefit every employee gets each and every year is the chance to attend our infamous annual company outings. This year’s main event wasn’t for the faint hearted amongst us, indoor sky diving! … Continue reading

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It’s nice to come first for something…

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Wow, what an achievement!! Dakin-Flathers has just been voted ‘No.1 Best Trading Partner’ within the saw manufacturers and supply industry according to the latest Plimsoll Report. “Plimsoll report?” I hear you say – it’s nothing to do with the gym … Continue reading

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Are we nearly there yet???

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Saturday 15th June saw the return of the Great Yorkshire Bike Ride, which has turned into a tradition for some of the employees (and family members) here at Dakin-Flathers. This year was a little special due to it being the … Continue reading

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Day 9, the final leg – Viva España!!

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The ‘Yorkshire Terriers’ managed a late start after Oliver’s strict bike cleaning regime. The normal 6.30am alarm was generously put back to 7.30am with an on the saddle time of 9am!! They managed to lose the first 90 minutes circumnavigating … Continue reading

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