News & Events Archive 2013

2014 Wm Armstrong Calendars now available from our online store

You can now order Wall and Desk Calendars for 2014 from our Truckapart Online Shop. Find out more here

Posted 20th December 2013

Wm Armstrong staff donning their best festive jumpers for Save The Children

Staff at our Longtown and Glasgow depots are taking part in this year's Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 13th December in aid of Save The Children. Find out more here

Posted 4th December 2013

2014 Calendars Available Soon

Look out for the Wm Armstrong 2014 Wall Calendar and Desk Calendar available here soon.
Click here for a preview of one of the fantastic new photos for 2014

Posted 11th November 2013

Isuzu Dealer Challenge 2013

Cumbria Truck Centre's achievements in this year's Isuzu Dealer Challenge are featured in the Autumn 2013 issue of Cumbrian Executive magazine. Read the article here or visit the Isuzu page on Cumbria Truck Centre website.

Posted 18th October 2013

Long Service Awards

In addition to the Charity Event in September this year, we took the opportunity to reward members of staff for their long service with the Company. Full story and photos here.

Posted 16th October 2013

Family Fun Day in aid of Hospice At Home

In September, Wm Armstrong held an Employee Family Fun Day in aid of Hospice At Home Carlisle and North Lakeland, raising over 600 in the process. You can read more about the event here.

Posted 16th October 2013

Wm Armstrong MD on Scottish Independence

Wm Armstrong MD Jennifer Whyberd was interviewed by ITV Border News recently about what effects Scottish Independence could have on the Company and on the Haulage industry as a whole. View the interview here

Posted 24th September 2013

Armstrong vehicle featured in NEW Isuzu Brochure

One of the vehicles supplied by Cumbria Truck Centre to Wm Armstrong as part of their Palletforce Fleet is featured in the latest Isuzu 7.5T Brochure. View the brochure here

Posted 18th September 2013

Isuzu Dealer Challenge

Cumbria Truck Centre was in the Final of the Isuzu Dealer Challenge held at Isuzu HQ in June, after making the Top 5 in the UK.. The challenge covered all aspects of the Isuzu Dealership including Parts, Sales, Service and Care. Well Done to everyone in the CTC Team. View the video on our Isuzu page

Posted 5th September 2013

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Armstrongs Support Third World Charities

Wm Armstrong and Palletforce have joined forces with the Kits4Causes charity which sends donated football equipment to kit out teams in Third World countries. Read more here

Posted 1st July 2013

Armstrongs Win Another Palletforce Award

Wm Armstrong were announced as winners of the Palletforce Sales & Marketing Award 2013 at the Palletforce Gala Awards ceremony held at Westminster Plaza, London on 8th June.
Read the full story here

Director Geof Armstrong said of the win "I fully believe we are worthy winners when I consider how much has been achieved over the past several years."

Posted 11th June 2013

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Wm Armstrong feature in News and Star

Read more about our new fleet of Palletforce vehicles in this article featured in the Cumbria News and Star on 9th April 2013. Read the full article here

Posted 10th April 2013

Wedding Fashion Show in aid of Hospice At Home

Wm Armstrong are one of the sponsors of A Century of Wedding Fashion and Flowers being held in Longtown Community Centre from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th May 2013. The event will raise funds for Hospice At Home and includes a Fashion Show on the evening of Friday 3rd May, followed by an Exhibition on Saturday/Sunday 4th/5th May. Take a look at the Photo Gallery to promote the event here.

Posted 19th March 2013

Kirklinton Young Farmers Club

Armstrongs welcomed 35 members of Kirklinton Young Farmers Club to our Longtown Depot this week for an evening presentation by Training Manager Steve Whyberd and Sales Manager Mike Graham. This was followed by a tour of our depot giving club members an insight into the day-to-day operations of our Longtown site.

Posted 28th February 2013

World Marmalade Awards

Wm Armstrong's MD Jennifer Whyberd is competing in The Original World Marmalade Awards 2013 in aid of Hospice At Home. The event which is being held at Dalemain Mansion and Gardens near Penrith on 2nd and 3rd March, attracted 1,700 entries last year. Read the full Press Release. Visit the World Marmalade Awards website.

Posted 28th February 2013

New Palletforce Fleet

As one of the founder members of Palletforce, Wm Armstrong have invested in nine New Rigid 18 tonne and 26 tonne Palletforce vehicles. The vehicles were supplied by Renault Trucks and bodies supplied and fitted by Tekbo in Glasgow. Based at our HQ in Longtown, Carlisle and also at our depot in Uddingston, Glasgow, the new trucks represent a significant investment in the Palletforce Network. Take a look at the new vehicles in our Photo Gallery.

Posted 19th February 2013

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