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Latest News for A-star

April 17 - Vaisakhi Celebrations

London celebrates Vaisakhi
Free Food and loud music:
a successful pararde and celebration involving 10s of thousands of people.
Another succesfull  event supported by A-Star

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Nagar Kirtan made its way through Southall from the Havelock Road Gurdwara (Temple) to the Park Avenue Gurdwara (Temple) to celebrate the
Sikh New Year and the harvest festival
Last Updated on Thursday, 13 April 2017 08:49
 

Merry Christmas

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Last Updated on Monday, 19 December 2016 15:05
 

Rembrance Sunday - 13th November

A Big Thankyou  to all the A-Star staff for their hard work On yesterdays Rembrances parades around the country.

All parades went well and Thanks have been received and will be passed on from orgainsers

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               LEST WE FORGET
Last Updated on Monday, 14 November 2016 10:55
 

Vacancies

A-Star Latest Vacancies.


Hire Controller/Scheduler - Gloucester

TMOs - Gloucestershire, Shropshire, Yorkshire

Trainnee TMOs - Gloucester

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Last Updated on Monday, 31 October 2016 10:17
 

West Mids HAUC -22nd Sept 2016

West Midlands HAUC 18th Annual Roadshow

Date: 22-09-2016

Venue: Dunstall Park Racecourse, Wolverhampton WV6 0PE

Do come and see us.on Stands C1 & C24

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 September 2016 11:29
 

A-Star Golf Day 2016

2016 Golf day
A massive thankyou to all who attended our annual golf day on Friday @ Patshull Park.
the day and night was another amazing success, hope you all enjoyed as much as we did.

Congratulations to our new Champion - Jimmy Mclaughlin.
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and of course a special mention to Paul Moriarty on his 
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HOLE IN ONE

many thanks all and see you all again next year
regards
Last Updated on Monday, 01 August 2016 09:54
 

June 2016 - Ironman Continues

A-Star Event Coordinator Jordan Frapwell continues his Ironman quest with a magnificent win at the half ironman competition at South Cerney.jordan
Last Updated on Sunday, 12 June 2016 13:50
 

June 2016 - North HAUC Show

Come and visit us on our stand at the Northern HAUC show - 9th June @ The Pavilions of Harrogate, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate HG2 8NZ
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Last Updated on Thursday, 09 June 2016 08:18
 

May 2016 - SE Hauc Show

Visit A-Star on our Stand  at Anglian HAUC & London HAUC Roadshow 2016 – 25th May at Allianz Park, Barnet
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Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 11:10
 

May 2016-Good Luck Leanna

A-Star are proud to be a supporter and sponsor of Leanna Horne,F31 Seated Throws Athlete.
http://www.thepowerof10.info/athletes/profile.aspx?athleteid=108343
Leanna will be completing in Europe over the summer in pursuit of 2016 Paralympic Games
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Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 11:12
 

April 2016 - New Yorkshire Depot

A-Star are please to announce the opening of our new South Yorkshire Depot.
Located in  Barnsley this depot will increase our ability to service our customers
Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 11:20
 

October 2015 - A-Star Event Manager

Jordan Frapwell our newly appointed Events Coordinator, A LAST-MINUTE race entry ran A PB of 1.13.22 to a fourth-place Stroud Half Marathon finish.
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http://www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk/sport/13899464.STROUD_HALF_MARATHON__Jordan_Frapwell__is_Stroud_and_proud/?ref=mr&lp=18

http://www.gloucestercitizen.co.uk/Jordan-Frapwell-secures-deal-pursue-Ironman-dream/story-28112288-detail/story.html
Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 11:20
 

Sept 2015 -West Midlands HAUC show

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Last Updated on Friday, 16 October 2015 15:41
 

September 2015; A-Star Traffic Management supporting one of the world's most prestigious sporting events -Rugby World Cup 2015

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015 14:25
 

June 2015 - employment opportunities

Currrent Vacancies

Business development Manager (North East based)


Trainee or experienced Cad technician (Birmingham based)
Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 July 2015 21:45
 

June 2015

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Last Updated on Monday, 08 June 2015 08:04
 

April 2015 - QMS scope extension

A-Star achieves extension to QMS and NHSS

We are now audited and accredited to ISO 9001 and National Highway Sector Scheme 12A/B, 12C and 12D  at all our operational depots.

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Last Updated on Friday, 01 May 2015 13:37
 

April 2015 - New Vehicles

Delivery of New Traffic Management Vehicles
Further urgrade of our TM spec fleet, this month we have taken deliver of;

18t DAF chassis fitted with full TM body, IP70 Crash Cushion and vertical lift light arrow board &
2 x VW Crafter LWB 136ps Traffic Management Vehicle with drop wells, sign rack and LP13 Light Arrow Board

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Last Updated on Friday, 01 May 2015 13:36
 

March 2015


New & Bigger premises for our Gloucester Depot.
Feel free to drop in for a chatglouc main
Last Updated on Saturday, 25 April 2015 15:34
 

February 2015 - Olympia Show

A-Star attended a successful events show at the Olympia Exhibition Centre.
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Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 February 2015 10:56
 

February 2015 - Chichester 10K

Chichester 10k 14/15th February

Another very successful event with A-Star providing all TM

'The Race Committee requested me to thank you, Paul Coles and all the team for the very professional way in which you dealt with the event.'
Geoff Hardstaff
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Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 February 2015 11:04
 

January 2015

Happy New year to all our existing and potential customers.

Over the Christmas Holiday period we have been busy putting livery on to new vehicles and upgrading our exisiting
fleet so we are ready for a busy 2015.

Next Month we will be at the Event  production at olympia.

event show
Last Updated on Monday, 05 January 2015 15:21
 

December 2014

Happy Christmas from all at A-Star


As 2014 draws to a close we would like to thank all our customers for making it a great year.  
We look forward to 2015 and we wish you a happy Christ and a prosperous new year
Last Updated on Friday, 19 December 2014 16:41
 

November 2014

Employment opurtunity

Due to an upturn in business and having won some new work we find our selves in need of Quality Traffic Management operatives
to work out our centres in Birmingham, Gloucester, Market Drayton and Sleaford.  This is an ideal opurtunity to join our rapidly expanding company.

Apply either by sending your details to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or call 0121 783 6646.

Chichester 10K Road race

I October we were proud to privide TM for the Chichester Half Marathon and the organisers were very pleased with our service and have confirmed 
they will be using us again in 2015.  We are also very pleased to announce that we have also been appointted to provide TM for Chichester Priory 10K Road Race in February.

Chichester 10K Road race
Last Updated on Monday, 03 November 2014 09:43
 

October 2014

Chichester Half Marathon

On Sunday we were very pleased to be involved with Chichester half Marathon and we deployed 6 men to close and reopen roads in the town centre
and also some traffic lights to allow the runners accross Pook Lane in safety.  Over 700 runners took part in the day and all went smoothly we look
forward to next yearand doing it all again.

Chichester Half marathon start

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Last Updated on Monday, 13 October 2014 10:19
 

September 2014

This month we will be exhibiting at the WMHAC Road show,  
do come along and see us, our stand is right by the tea and coffee

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The following week we will be at the SEHAUC event at the Kent County Show Ground 

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Last Updated on Monday, 08 September 2014 08:29
 

August 2014

The annual A-Star Golf day was a great success and gave us the opurtunity to get to know some of our customers better.  
Not only was the golf good but we also managed to raise £ 390.00 for Help for heroes.

Thank you all that joined us for the day.

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Aarron Worral our champion for 2014 reciving his trophy from Chris Roper
Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 August 2014 12:09
 

July 2014

We were again at the NWHAUC and this was our 4th time exhibiting at this show.  Our aim was to furth promote our new Market Drayton depot 
to this area.  We thank all of you that visited our stand helping make the show a great success.

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If you missed us here we will next be at the WMHAUC Road show on the 9th and 10th September at
Dunstall Park Racecourse, Wolverhampton WV6 0PE do come along and say hello there.
Last Updated on Thursday, 24 July 2014 10:28
 

June 2014

We are very pleased to announce we will be providing the Traffic management For the Chichester Half Marathon this year.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 June 2014 15:46
 

May 2014

We are looking forward to the 3 HAUCS show Harrogate do come along and meet the team.


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Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 May 2014 10:15
 

April 2014

Market Drayton Depot


We are pleased to announce that our new depot in Shropshire is operational. The Market Drayton depot will enable A-Star to enhance its service to clients in the Shropshire,Staffordshire & Welsh Borders areas.

A-Star Traffic Management, St Marys Works, Bert Smith Way, Adderley Road Ind Est, Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 3SN




Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014 20:27
 

March 2014

As a company we understand the inportance of giving back to the local Community and were very pleased to asisst Quedglely Parish council with the sport relief mile 
and below is a much appreciated thank you from them.


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We have now had a new server installed at St Georges works this will allow us over the next month to roll out the new stock control and invoicing software 
across all the depots. The software will be used to raise delivery and collection paperwork inspection visits and also quotes for new work.  Users from all the 
locations will be able to access it and it will greatly improve the service we can provide to our customers.

A-Star Data base
Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 10:09
 

February 2014

We have already booked to exhibit at the 3 HAUCS in Harrogate on the 12th june 2014
Chris Roper and Terry Coventry will be on the stand do come along and meet them.

3 HAUCS 2013
Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 February 2014 14:12
 

January 2014

A-Star to open Shropshire Depot.

As part of our commitment to improve service to our current clients and part of A-stars' expansion programme,a fourth depot in Shropshire
will be fully operational February 2014.





Speed limiting

As Part of our programme to reduce enviromental impact, All A-Star vehicles are being limited to 62mph. Vehicles are already showing a
considerable decrease in fuel usage, thus reducing the companies carbon footprint.

There has been little effect to our service level response times.

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Happy new year.


We would like to say thank you to all our customers that made 2013 and exciting year for us and we hope that 2014 will continue the growth that the last year saw.  

 
Last Updated on Friday, 10 January 2014 16:24
 

December 2013

We would like to wish you all a very happy Christmas and prosperous new year.



Fleet additions


The fleet continues to expand as the year grows to a close they appear to be getting larger.

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Last Updated on Monday, 09 December 2013 14:03
 

November 2013

This we have ordered 3 new vehicles 2 X Instalation vehicles and a small van for service calls


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Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 December 2013 12:43
 

October 2013

National HAUC

We had a great day the International Conference Centre and we thank all of you that visited our stand.

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National HAUC


On the 16th we will be exhibiting at the National HAUC(UK) Conference athe ICC Broad Street Birmingham,  Please do come along and visit our stand and meet
some of the A-Star team.  You can see a live demonstration of a traffic management plan being prepared and examples of work we have completed.

Chris Neil and Adam look forward to seeing you there.

National HAUC
Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013 06:25
 

September 2013

WMHAUC Show

We were delighted to exhibit at WMHAUC show for the 4th time and were very pleased with the new venue.  Thank you to all that visited our stand,
and we now look forward to NHAUC in Birmingham at The ICC, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA on the 16th October 2013 we look forward to you
visiting us there.



A-Star WMHAUC stand 2013


Sleaford depots opens

A-Star is extremely proud to announce the opening of our third depot.
Situated in Lincolnshire this depot will help increase our service levels in the Eastern Areas
The depot is located at
Maddocks Park
Ancaster
Lincolnshire
NG32 3PL

all calls/emails for service should continue to come to;

0800 707 6646

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View Depot locations in a larger map
Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 December 2013 12:26
 

August 2013

A-Star Golf Day 2013

Our annual golf day was held on 8th August at Henley Golf & Country Club, against the backdrop of blue skies and the rolling hills of Warwickshire the competition began. There was no pressure on the first as club pro Neale Hyde videoed everybody's swing for later analysis (Derek’s air shot was apparently a practise swing!!!).

The competion was close but
A-Star 2013 roll of Champions reads

Overall Champion -    Eddie Tracey(MUS)
Second                    -     Kevin O'Rourke (AEMG)
Third                         -      Andy Parcell (Maguire)                

 Nearest the Pin Champion - Kevin O'Rourke(AEMG)                              

 Longest Drive Champion - Jim Freeman(PARADE)

A-Star would like to extend our thanks to all who attend the golf day & the evening, yet again the day was a success made only possible by our customers participation.

golf 2013
Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 December 2013 12:26
 

July 2013

We had a succesful day at the North Wales HAUC and we now look forward to the WMHAUC in September where will
again have a stand and also assisting HsOg with the good site set up.


WMHAUC 2013




We will be exhibiting at the North Wales HAUC show on Tuesday 16th July do come along and say hello.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 03 October 2013 13:21
 

June 2013

Three HAUCS Show
A big thank you to everyone that visited our stand in harrogate,
we had a great day meeting some old friends along with some
new contacts.  We were able to demonstrate how we prepare 
our TM plans, and also show our live tracking system to visitors.

We will be at Glyndwr University, Northop, Mold CH7 6AA
for the NWHAUC on the 16th July do please come along and 
us.

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Three HAUCS Show

We will be exhibiting at the 3 HAUCS show on the 13th June 2013 at Pavilions of Harrogate, Great Yorkshire Showground, HG2 8NZ.  
Please do come and visit our stand where we will have example TM plans a demontration of how we prepare them along with a selection of free gifts.

3 HAUCS
Last Updated on Thursday, 03 October 2013 13:22
 

May 2013

Complete Racing



 Complete silverstone Congratulations to complete Racing in Coming fourth in the GT4 Championship at Silverstone on the 26th may. A-Star are proud to sponsor the car driven by Steve Chaplin and Tom Wilson and wish them continues sucess in the coming races.



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Stroud Truck Pull
On Bank Holiday Monday we closed Merrywalks in Stroud for what is hoped to be the first of many annual truck pull events.  The event was well attended by many local poeple along with Harry Potter Star Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) who joined in and pulled an eight ton tractor unit.  Our involvement was preparing the TM plan placing out the Advance warning signs, and on the day setting out the diversion route and closing the road.  Two vehicles then were used to p[erform an escort to each as they pulled the lorry along the the road. Click the picture to link to you tube for the video. Stroud truck pull 2







NJUG Traffic Management Forum

A-Star were invited to sponsor this event as a recognised quality Traffic Management provider and were proud to add our support to this forum.  It was attended by a selection of utility comapanies, local authorities and contractors.  The aim was to ensure that all works were clear from the road as soon as possible after completion of ther works, to lessen disruption to the travelling public.  Along with many others we had the opurtunity to give a short presentation during the day.Our presentation showed how traffic managent had evloved over the years, and the latest innovations we now have in place such as tracker on all our traffic light heads.  We hope to have this presentation on our gallery page before the end of the month.  Our presentation was followed by Pike Signals who presented thier new Evolution controller.



NJUG Traffic management forum
Last Updated on Friday, 14 June 2013 07:35
 

April 2013

A-Star fits tracker to all Battery traffic light heads
We have fitted a live tracker to all out battery operated traffic signals.  This allows
us to be certain where the light heads are and if any are being moved with out our 
knowledge, best of all we can now remotely check the level of charge left in the 
batteries.  This is a major innovation and will help us to further improve our service 
to our customers.
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A-Star to sponsor Complete Racing 
We have decided to sponsor Complete Racing in the Avon Tyres British GT Championship.  We will be in attendance at Silverstone on the 26/05/13 and again at Donnington on the 06/10/2013  We will be inviting customers to join us for these days and also rewarding our staff for all thier hard work. Complete Racing and a-star


More vehicles added to the fleet


In order to cope with the upturn in business we have ordered 2 new Citreon Relay 3.5 Ton instalation vehicles.  These will be delivered along with 2 short term hire vehicles while we source further vehicles.


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Gloucester depot is moving

In the next 2 weeks we will be moving our operational base to
Unit K2

Innsworth Technology park
Innsworth lane
Gloucester
GL3 1DL
0800 707 7763

New installation Vehicle

Just delivered and awaiting its smart livery is a brand new 3.5 Ton Transit.
We hope to have it on the road by the 04/04/2013
                                 A-Star TM vehicle 2013



Last Updated on Friday, 26 April 2013 08:40
 

March 2013

ISO 9001 Audit
We are pleased to announce that we passed our annual audit for
ISO9001 12D this ensure we will continue to provide a quality product.

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Charity events

The Stroud based Charity The door youth project, www.thedooryouthproject.org.uk , is holding a truck pull at Merrymans walk Stroud bank Holiday Monday
12.00 27/05/13.A-Star will be assisting with the road closure & providing an escort vehicle.


If you are in the area please come along and support this very worthwhile charity. 

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Easter parade.
Many Churches in Wolverhampton are holding an Easter parade Saturday 27/05/13 at 11.00 St Peters Square Wolverhampton. A-Star will be
assisting with the road closures along the March Route.

Easter parade

A-Star road closure

New vehicles


We have taken delivery of a 3.5 T Ford Transt instalation vehicle and also a Citreon Berlingo that will be used for service calls , Inspections and manual control.
 Images will follow as soon as they have had the livery fitted.

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Last Updated on Monday, 15 April 2013 14:29
 

February 2013

Photo Gallery
We have added a gallery page to the website and this will be populated with pictures of jobs we have carried out, along with pictures from events and exhibitions.

 
Vacanicies

Due to rapid expansion in 2013, we have a vacancy for a Traffic Managementfeb 2013
operative working from our Gloucester depot. The ideal candidate will have
12 D qualifications and live with in the Gloucester area. If you are a motivated
individual that would relish the challenge of assisting A-Star Traffic Management
in providing a top quality service, then please email your CV to
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or alternatively post it to
St Georges Works 387 Garretts Green Lane Birmingham B33 0UE
























Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 November 2014 13:56
 

January 2013

A-Star Traffic Management are pleased to launch our new website.  We hope you will find the new lay out easy to navigate and find the information you require.  As we go through 2013 we will continue to update the information and add to the existing content.
Last Updated on Monday, 18 March 2013 11:50
 

December 2012

2012
As the year draws to end we would like to thank all our customers for all the valued orders we have received from you this year. 2012 was a busy year for us and saw the opening of a new depot in Gloucester, and expansion of the team in the Birmingham depot. We are pleased to welcome all the new customers that have placed orders with us and we look forward to continuing to supply in 2013.

We wish you all a very happy christmas and a prosperous new year.
Last Updated on Monday, 25 February 2013 15:01
 

November 2012

New telephone system installed at St Georges Works

We now have a new telephone system installed at St Georges Works.  This will help us improve communications with our customers and internally.  
Our phone number remains the same but with the addition of 0800 707 6646.
Last Updated on Monday, 11 March 2013 12:39
 

October 2012

New depots in Gloucester opens 

Our new Depot is now open in Gloucester and is serving our existing customers in this area and has also pleased to supply a new customer to A-Star in the first week.
Last Updated on Monday, 18 March 2013 11:55
 

September 2012

Vacancies

We are looking for Qualified Traffic Management Operatives to work out of our new depot in Gloucester and our existing depot in Birmingham. If you are interested please email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or post to St Georges works, 387 Garretts Green lane, Birmingham, B33 0UE.


WMHAUC show


wmhauc2012 Chris and Derek spent 2 days attending the WMHAUC show at the Stafford show ground.  During the 2 days they were able to catch with many existing customers and contacts within the industry.  

As well as the internal stand we also supplied 2 way battery operated lights along with a full Chapter 8 signage and pedestrian walkway.  The HSOG introduced faults and ran a competition and the winner that spotted all the faults was presented with a bottle of Champagne.

A-Star will continue to support the HAUC and in 2014 we will be at the 3HAUCS, NWHAUC and WMHAUC please do visit our stand and say hello to Chris & Derek.
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Last Updated on Monday, 18 March 2013 11:56
 

August 2012


New vehicle added to the fleet


We have added a Ford Transit Connect to our fleet this month.  This will help assist us
in reducing our carbon footprint as we will use it for battery changes and call outs.
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Last Updated on Monday, 25 February 2013 15:05
 

July 2012

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July saw Derek and Chris at the NWHAUC show and they report that the show was a great success with potential and existing customers visiting out stand.  This is the second time at this event and will be exhibiting again in 2013.


















A-Star Traffic Management annual Golf day


Our Annual Golf Day was a great success it being one of the few days that the sun shone.  We had a buggy well stocked with stocked with cold water to ensure the players did not wilt in the heat.  Once the Golf was finished we retired to the bar and the golf Pro was able to show in slow motion all the players Tee shots and give tips to improve their game.  Prizes were presented to our champion for the day along with the longest drive and nearest the pin.  The day was rounded of with an excellent meal and a few beers.

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Last Updated on Monday, 18 March 2013 12:02
 

June 2012

Investment in software

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   In an effort to keep up with the demand for our Traffic Management Plans we have purchased another copy of Cone 9.5, the specialist software that we use to produce TM plans.
Last Updated on Monday, 18 March 2013 12:03
 

May 2012

New vehicles added to the fleet

We have added 2 Toyata Avensis tourers to the fleet.  These will be used for site visits, calling on our customers and exhibitions and events.  

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Last Updated on Monday, 18 March 2013 12:04
 
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