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Stockport distribution centre retains Health & Safety Gold Standard


The team at the Stockport distribution centre of magazine and newspaper wholesaler, Smiths News, is celebrating after being awarded an industry leading gold standard award for a second year.

Presented by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) at an awards ceremony held in Birmingham, the distribution centre retained its gold standard for commitment to health and safety standards.

Commenting on the centre’s success, Jonathan Bunting, chief operating officer at UK leading logistics specialist, Connect Group, which owns Smiths News, said:

“This award for the Stockport site demonstrates a continued commitment to health and safety standards and really shows the hard work our teams up and down the country put in to ensure a safe working environment is adhered to.

“At Connect Group, the safety and wellbeing of our co-workers, and those at all of our locations is paramount to us, and these awards recognise the changes we are putting in place to ensure that this continues.”

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Philip Ghayour
Events, PR, and Marketing Manager at The Samuel James Group, Philip has a degree in Journalism from the University of Salford and holds an MSc in Marketing from Lancaster University, Philip has also worked at BBC Radio Lancashire, Clitheroe Football Club and Accrington Stanley Football Club.