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Award Winners!

26 November 2013

Award Winners!
On Wednesday 20th November Grace Fowkes from the family run Leicestershire business
was presented with the award by Stuart Jackson, chairman of Tyre Safe at a prestigious
luncheon.
The companies contribution to raising awareness regarding the dangers of illegal and
defective tyres included organising a number of events such as a lady drivers evening &
supermarket roadshows along with numerous radio appearances, social media posts and
displaying posters and flyers in their Ibstock showroom.
Jeff Fowkes Wheels were up against a number of independent garages nationally, some of
which have multiple outlets but there contribution was recognised by Tyre Safe as
‘outstanding’. When presenting Grace with the award Stuart Jackson commented “The
winner of this award has shown an amazing level of effort and gone to some lengths to raise
awareness about tyre safety issues, clearly demonstrating a fantastic passion for promoting
tyre safety and some incredible results.”
Grace Fowkes said “It was an honour to receive the award in recognition of the events we
have organised throughout 2013. We are constantly working both independently and with
local organisations to raise the awareness of illegal and defective tyres and being a
TyreSafe member this comes naturally to us. Although we had a huge success with our
2013 campaign, there is still a lot of work to be done and plans are already in place for an
even bigger 2014 campaign. If anyone is interested in working with us please get in touch.”
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