Chairman to meet Queen’s Award winner

02 July 2018

Nottinghamshire County Council Chairman Mrs Sue Saddington will meet staff from a county firm who have won the Queen’s Award this week.

The Chairman will be at Microlise Group Holdings Limited in Farrington Way, Eastwood, on Friday, July 6, at midday.

She will join the Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire Sir John Peace, who is representing the Queen, and who will present the award to the company on the day.

Microlise receives the Queen’s Award for its success in exporting to international markets, and as part of the visit, the special guests will also have a tour of the company.

Microlise fleet management solutions help vehicle operators to reduce the cost and environmental impact of their fleet operations. It tracks commercial vehicles by delivering telematics which improves vehicle efficiency and improves safety and driver performance.

Microlise customers have reduced CO2 output by 472,000 metric tonnes per year and have saved more than £210m, per year in fuel costs.

Elsewhere in the Chairman’s calendar, she hosts a visit from Nettleworth School’s school council in the Civic Suite on Wednesday, at 11.30am, and will attend a Nottingham Trent University Chancellor’s Dinner on Thursday evening.

The Chairman attends a Brownie Group in Mead Way, Balderton, on Friday evening at 7pm, Worksop Pride Diversity Parade on Saturday morning at 11.30am, and Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Civic Service on Sunday afternoon at 2pm. The week concludes with a Cantamus Girls’ Choir event, at St Mark’s Church, in Mansfield on Sunday evening.

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