Hendy News

A project to help lone parents set up their own business has been given a £2,000 cash boost by Hendy Foundation. The Bournemouth-based Samee Charity has been awarded a foundation grant that will help the charity work with single parents looking to become self-employed.Charity Chief Executive Sam Everard said she was thrilled with the grant, which will help those in Dorset, Hampshire and the ...

Dorset charity About Face has been given a £1,500 boost for its work to support those affected by head and neck cancer in the county. The donation comes from car manufacturer Toyota, which supports local charities nominated by its dealers. Westover Toyota, which is now part of Hendy Group, nominated About Face for the donation and Toyota Brand Manager Julian Saunders said he was delighted the D ...

Hendy Foundation has announced the first charities and organisations it is supporting with beneficiaries coming from across the south and south west. The foundation was set up earlier this year by Hendy Group to offer grants to organisations in which the Group operates. Trustee Chair Rebecca Hendy said the foundation had received so many applications from an incredibly wide range of charities. ...

Hendy has honoured long-serving staff at its annual 25 Year Club event, which recognises the growing number of loyal employees within the company.This year 14 members of staff join the prestigious 25 Year Club, which now has 155 members. "We are delighted that so many people choose to stay with Hendy for many years," said Chief Executive Paul Hendy. "The dedication and loyalty of these member ...

 Hendy is urging people across the region to switch from engine to pedal power later this year as it backs a popular cycling event.  The company has signed up as the official sponsor of the Hendy Wessex Heartbeat Cycle Sportive, which takes place in the Test Valley in September. The event, which is now in its fourth year, aims to raise thousands of pounds for Wessex Heartbeat.The He ...

Hendy has expanded its commercial vehicle operations in the South with the opening of the Southampton Van Store.The company has opened the Van Store in Chandler's Ford to offer buyers a wide range of commercial vehicles from a large selection of manufacturers.It has 100 vans on site at any one time and access to Hendy Group stock of more than 200 vehicles.Chief Operating Officer Simon Bot ...

Last year's Women's British Open winner, Georgia Hall, has renewed her partnership off the golf course with Hendy Group.Georgia, who lives in Wimborne, has just taken delivery of a brand-new Kia Sportage, which she says is perfect for her busy lifestyle."I'm really grateful to Hendy for its support in keeping me mobile," said Georgia, who is Britain's top ranked female golfer. "When I'm ...

Hendy Group has become one of the UK's largest dealership networks after buying South Coast-based Westover Group.The deal, for an undisclosed sum, sees Hampshire-based Hendy become a £1bn turnover company, with 2,000 employees and operations from Exeter to Eastbourne.Hendy Chief Executive Paul Hendy said the acquisition was a key milestone for the company, which this year celebrates its ...

We're supporting local footballing legend Francis 'Franny' Benali, who is aiming to raise £1m for Cancer Research UK by running an incredible 7 Ironman triathlons in 7 consecutive days. This epic 'Iron Fran' challenge equates to a staggering 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile cycle and 26.2-mile marathon run...every day!The challenge began on Monday 29th April and will see Franny travel across England ...

Plans for a new regional hub and motor village for local motor dealership Hendy Group that will help support around 180 jobs in Tunbridge Wells have been submitted to the Borough Council. The proposals for land next to the Tesco superstore in Pembury include multi-dealership showrooms, workshops and servicing areas, an accident repair centre and parts facilities. Minor alterations will also be ...

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