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Best Ever Tea Parties

By Amanda | 12-10-2017

Team Arrow Fundraising Excellence

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Huddersfield Tea Party Exceeds Expectations

By Amanda | 04-09-2017

Well done to the Huddersfield A team for raising a staggering £471.86 through the in depot cake sales and raffle for Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice last week.

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Taking a Group Away to an Away Game?

By Amanda | 01-09-2017

Then our new promotion will be right up your street. We are offering special weekend hire rates on 5, 7, 9 and 17 seater vehicles.

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Supporting Local Cyclists on their London Challenge

By Amanda | 16-08-2017

Congratulations go to the ‘Cycle of Life’ group who recently completed the ‘The Prudential Ride London-Surrey 46’ and formed part of the 28,000 cyclists who took part in the event for various charities.

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New Manager for Leeds Depot

By Amanda | 25-07-2017

A warm Yorkshire welcome to our new manager Russell Taylor.

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Our First Business Award

By Amanda | 24-07-2017

Arrow Self Drive is the latest business to be awarded Eaton Smith’s Business of the Month Award.

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National Three Peaks Challenge 10 – 12 June 2017 Danny Jones Defib Fund

By Amanda | 06-06-2017

22 rugby players and supporters from Leeds will take part in a 24 hour walk of the National Three Peaks Challenge this weekend in order to raise money for defibrillators to be installed into amateur rugby clubs and for children to be screened.

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Spot the Forget me Not Vans

By Amanda | 02-06-2017

You cannot fail to notice the new vans now out on the roads around Huddersfield for the Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice.The bright purple vans, named Pip, Patrick and Percy took to the road last week and are already out and about collecting and delivering furniture for distribution amongst their 9 charity shops. ..

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Win a VIP Family Day out to Lightwater Valley

By Amanda | 02-06-2017

Join us or some summer fun this year at various shows throughout Yorkshire and WIN a VIP family day out Lightwater Valley for four people.

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Colour Run 2017

By Amanda | 22-05-2017

We had an enthusiastic team of 50 for the Arrow A Team on Saturday taking part in the Colour Run for Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice.

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Special Deals throughout Summer

By Amanda | 24-04-2017

Take a look at our Special deals for Summer

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New Opening Times

By Amanda | 17-04-2017

As from Tuesday 2nd May our opening times will be changing and we will now be open from 8am instead of 7.30am.

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New Cage Tippers now on Fleet

By Amanda | 01-03-2017

NEW CAGE TIPPERS NOW ON FLEET! Single and double cab options available

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New Curtain Side Luton Vehicles On Fleet this week

By Amanda | 28-02-2017

As from March 1st we are please to announce that we can offer our customers a new model on our fleet.

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We Launch our New Company Film

By Amanda | 13-02-2017

We are delighted to be able to share with you our new company film. Please feel free to share it – sit back and enjoy three minutes with Arrow Self Drive!

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ISO 9001:2015 The Revised Quality Management Systems Standard

By Amanda | 30-01-2017

In 2014 Arrow Self Drive, an independent family run business which began in Huddersfield in 1988, invested substantial time and resources into overhauling its business practices to meet the existing ISO 9001:2008 Standard.

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Change in Car Tax is imminent

By Amanda | 01-12-2016

Be sure you know all about the new tax rates for vehicles as from April 2017

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Testing Your Eyes Can Save Your Life

By Amanda | 09-11-2016

Many Company’s regularly check the eyesight of their drivers through digital retinal screening.

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Tea Party Adds Up

By Amanda | 05-09-2016

Our two day tea party at Huddersfield in August raised £148.90 for Forget me Not Children’s hospice in Huddersfield.

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Helping Harrogate Bloom

By Amanda | 16-08-2016

Throughout the summer months villages, towns and cities across the whole country are in full bloom and awaiting the judges from Britain in Bloom, run by the Royal Horticultural Society.

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Mowbray School Outing

By Amanda | 11-07-2016

Every year Mowbray School, a co-educational special needs school in the market town of Bedale, plans a week packed with activities for their students.

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New Vans on Fleet for Long Term Customers

By Amanda | 29-06-2016

A few new customer vans arrived this week, the first batch of Transit Customs for Crowther and Shaw and two replacement Transits for Kippax.

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Martin Dixon Charity Bike Ride

By Amanda | 23-06-2016

As part of their 30 years in business celebrations Martin Dixon of Martin Dixon Ltd – a building services company based in Anlaby – and a number of his employees took part in a charity coast to coast bike ride from St Bees to Robin Hoods Bay (a distance of approx. 210 miles) over the weekend of 11/12 June.

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Colour Run Family Fun!

By Amanda | 02-06-2016

We had a blast at the first ever Colour Run organised by Forget Me Not Children’s Trust in Huddersfield in May.

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Winner of the VIP Family Day to Lightwater Valley

By Amanda | 01-06-2016

Our CONGRATULATIONS go to Daniel David Greenwood from Barnsley who is the WINNER of our VIP Day to @Lightwater Valley.

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Eclipse Energy Efficiency

By Amanda | 18-05-2016

The team at Eclipse Energy are delighted with their new fleet of vans. In fact you couldn’t meet a team with more pride in their work.

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Brian walks the length of the country in record time

By Amanda | 04-05-2016

Brian Smailes, walker, author and serial fundraiser, completed his marathon walk from Lands End to John O’Groats in record time for a man over 60.

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Walking with Holly gains momentum

By Amanda | 11-04-2016

Just a couple of weeks away is the Walking with Holly weekend, when teams of walkers will tour the region’s sports stadiums in memory of little Holly price who died aged 4 of a brain tumour.

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64 Year Old Brian’s EpicWalk

By Amanda | 06-04-2016

Walker, cyclist and best selling author Brian Smailes from Barnsley has embarked on a charity walk from Lands End to John O’Groats to help raise money for Cancer Research U

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Vehicle Support given to a local family charity walk

By Amanda | 09-03-2016

A two day charity walk due to tour Yorkshire sports stadiums in April in memory of four year old cancer victim Holly Price

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Proud Sponsors of the Huddersfield Giant

By Amanda | 15-02-2016

Huddersfield Giants player Jermaine McGillvary interviews for the BBC Super League Preview Show about the exciting upcoming season. Spot the ASD logo on their new shirts.

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Come and Join us at events throughout the year

By Amanda | 11-02-2016

In 2016 we will be out and about at business and community events across Yorkshire. If you are in the area, come along and say hello.

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Bus Gates now operating in Huddersfield

By Amanda | 03-02-2016

Bus gates are now active in HUDDERSFIELD town centre.

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Arrow Talks to Students at School Careers Fair

By Amanda | 28-01-2016

Year 7 and 8 pupils from Colne Valley High School were introduced to the world of industry today when they attended a careers fair organised by their peers, a group of Year 10 pupils. 

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Huddersfield Giants Kit Promotional Video

By Amanda | 26-01-2016

Eorl Crabtree from the Huddersfield Giants models the latest kit with sponsors including Arrow Self Drive.

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Try one of our NEW Petrol Hybrids

By Amanda | 13-01-2016

For the very first time we have some Petrol Hybrid cars on our fleet and available from all depots.

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Dealing with Road Rage

By Amanda | 12-11-2015

Here are a few tips to avoiding road rage and on handling aggressive drivers who could ultimately do you harm

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White Rose Awards

By Amanda | 11-11-2015

It was a night packed with the best that Yorkshire has to offer

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Driving in Fog

By Amanda | 02-11-2015

This week we have seen some particularly difficult driving conditions and the fog has been especially disruptive, causing many accidents.

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Driver Fatigue: The Facts

By Amanda | 29-10-2015

It is estimated that around 150 people are killed or seriously injured every week in crashes involving someone who was driving, riding or otherwise using the road for work purposes.

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DVLA Code Checking Service

By Amanda | 20-10-2015

If you are hiring a vehicle this weekend be aware that you won’t be able to use your National Insurance number to access the code service on the DVLA Website.

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Harriers Play Host

By Amanda | 12-10-2015

After resurrecting the event in 2014, Holmfirth Harriers were very pleased to be asked to host the West Nab races again as part of the English Junior Fell Championship in 2015.

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NEW IN! Renault Trafic Sports Van

By Amanda | 22-09-2015

These new plate Renault Trafic vans are now on fleet and ready to drive away any time you are ready

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Support Vehicle to Back Charity Bike Ride for Nat West

By Amanda | 15-09-2015

More than 750 RBS and Nat West staff will be cycling from London to Edinburgh this week, over a five day period, stopping along the way at Banbury, Stafford, Birmingham, Manchester, Blackburn and Carlisle in aid of charity.

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New Transits with Added Features

By Amanda | 03-09-2015

New onto fleet and ready for hire are these high roofed Ford Transit L3H3 vans.

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Flat Cap Friday Success

By Amanda | 28-08-2015

It was flat caps and tea cups at the ready when we held our annual Yorkshire Tea Party early in August.

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Kingston Radio: Challenge Cup Weekend

By Amanda | 28-08-2015

Programme Director for Kingston Radio Pete Mills collected his sponsored vehicle this morning from Hull depot manager Simon Miller.

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Our In House Recovery Fleet

By Amanda | 18-08-2015

Three recovery trucks, two support vehicles and a team of seven mobile technicians: our in house breakdown and recovery teams are on call 24/7 and 365 days of the year to help keep our customers on the road.

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Hanson pro hosts Golf Day

By Amanda | 11-08-2015

It was clubs at the ready for Arrow Self Drive and over 80 players at Woodsome Hall on Monday 10 August as Chris Hanson hosted yet another fantastic Arrow Golf Day.

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Congratulations to the Skyes's Cup Winners

By Amanda | 11-08-2015

Congratulations to Barkisland Cricket Club for winning the Arrow Self Drive Sykes’s Cup at Elland CC this weekend.

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Hamper Winner

By Amanda | 22-07-2015

Congratulations to Paul Grimes from Leeds who was the lucky winner of the Yorkshire Fayre Hamper prize draw.

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Yorkshire Show Success

By Amanda | 17-07-2015

Three days packed with activity this year with lots of customers, friends and new fans visiting us on Stand 682. Many thanks to everyone who joined us for a very enjoyable week.

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Stand 682 at the Great Yorkshire Show

By Amanda | 15-07-2015

Come along and join us for a cuppa if you are at the Great Yorkshire Show this week, we are there every day with goody bags and the chance to win a fantastic picnic hamper.

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KD Carpets

By Amanda | 03-07-2015

KD carpets have just taken delivery of a new fleet of vans from our Knaresborough depot. The Company have seven sites and is the area’s largest carpet, wood flooring & bed warehouse company.

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Win Tickets to the Great Yorkshire Show

By Amanda | 16-06-2015

KD carpets have just taken delivery of a new fleet of vans from our Knaresborough depot. The Company have seven sites and is the area’s largest carpet, wood flooring & bed warehouse company.

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Horti Cap at Blenheim Palace

By Amanda | 16-06-2015

We are delighted to be able to sponsor Horti Cap with a van to take them to the Blenheim Palace Flower Show

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Bike Amnesty at Bradford Depot

By Amanda | 09-06-2015

Thanks to our customers for donating their unwanted bikes to Chris at Cycle recycle at the Bradford Depot last Saturday. If anyone else would like to contribute their old bikes then keep them coming!

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Service Key to Silcoates Success

By Amanda | 04-06-2015

Today we delivered the first of two brand new minibuses to Silcoates Independent School in Wakefield.

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New Ford Transit Minibus: Moving passengers quickly, safely and in comfort

By Amanda | 03-06-2015

The minibus revolution has arrived!

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Driving License Changes: Customer Notice

By Amanda | 02-06-2015

From 8th June 2015 the paper counterpart of the driving license will no longer be valid, you should not rely on it and no new ones will be issued by DVLA.

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Come see us this Summer

By Amanda | 20-05-2015

Come and see us through the summer at various events

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Another Season of Support to YCCC

By Amanda | 20-05-2015

As a Yorkshire brand, we are delighted to be able to support one of our regions’ greatest sporting teams and are especially proud of our partnership with Yorkshire County Cricket Club.

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Wakefield Customers Coast to Coast

By Amanda | 20-05-2015

Well done to the West Yorkshire Police Driver Training Unit in Wakefield for completing the coast to coast 130 mile bike ride from Morecombe to Scarborough in aid of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

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Improved Recovery and Service Fleet

By Amanda | 20-05-2015

Our new all singing all dancing mobile service unit is ready to go complete with onboard tyre machine and balancer.

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New Trucks for Taylors of Harrogate

By Amanda | 20-05-2015

Carrying the Yorkshire brand up and down the country, we have just put two more new trucks into Taylors of Harrogate, all branded up with Yorkshire Tea. Refreshing.

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Van Sales from Arrow Commercials

By Amanda | 20-05-2015

Did you know we sell vehicles too? 

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New Low Loaders

By Amanda | 20-05-2015

These new Luton Low Loaders carry a massive 1 tonne payload and measure H: 8ft W: 6ft 8 L:

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Know Your Zones

By Amanda | 26-03-2015

Please download our FREE guide to Congestion, Emissions and Toll charges if you are driving in the UK or Ireland.

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Thanks from Bradford Bike Charity

By Amanda | 13-01-2015

Chris from the charity project Cycle Recycle has been supported by our Bradford depot for his bike collections and recently sent us thanks.

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Merry Lifterz

By Amanda | 13-01-2015

The Arrow Self Drive team were having a xmas jumper day and looked like part of Santa’s convoy as they delivered six brand new VW Transporter Highlines to Liftertz in Ossett toda

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Valued Customer Wins Business Awards

By Amanda | 20-11-2014

Examiner Business Awards 2014: Business Person of the Year, our customer Zeb Pervaiz

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ISO Certification Obtained

By Amanda | 20-11-2014

After 26 years of continuous growth, independent vehicle hire Company Arrow Self Drive has taken its operations to the next level.

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Don't get caught out in the Cold

By Amanda | 18-11-2014

Preparing your Vehicle for the Winter Months

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Yorkshire Tea Party for Forget me Not

By Amanda | 18-11-2014

It was flat caps and teapots galore across five branches of Arrow Self Drive on Friday 15th August at our Yorkshire Tea Parties in aid of the Forget me Not Children’s hospice.

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Chris Taylor Becomes Huddersfield Giants Director

By Amanda | 17-11-2014

New Huddersfield Giants director Chris Taylor to focus on business and commercial development of Super League club.

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New Transit 350 L3H3

By Amanda | 17-11-2014

13 Square Cubic Metres Load Space.

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Arrow Drive-In for Golfers

By Amanda | 17-11-2014

Professional golfer Chris Hanson, swapped his clubs for cups yesterday when he hosted his annual Golf Day at Woodsome Hall for sponsors and supporters.

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More New Vans for Hire in Stock

By Amanda | 17-11-2014

We are delighted to welcome these lovely pristine new 64 plate Mercedes and Ford vans into our family here at Arrow Self Drive.

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New branch opens in Sheffield

By Amanda | 17-11-2014

Arrow Self Drive are delighted to announce the opening of our new Sheffield branch in Valley Trade Park.

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Tax Discs to be Phased Out

By Amanda | 17-11-2014

As from next month, October, the paper tax disc will be phased out and replaced with electronic registration.

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64 Plate Vehicles now in stock

By Amanda | 17-11-2014

64 Plate Vehicles now in stock including the ALL NEW Ford Transit Courier

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Aquaforce Charity Football Match

By Amanda | 17-11-2014

On Monday 8th September Barnsley customers Aquaforce’s football team will play Sheffield Wednesday FC in a charity football match at Shaw Lane in Barnsley.

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Huddersfield Giants Golf Day

By Amanda | 17-11-2014

Director Chris Taylor headed a four man team in the Huddersfield Giants Golf Day held at Woodsome Hall Golf Club yesterday afternoon.

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Arrow Proudly Sponsors SHU Racing Team

By Amanda | 17-11-2014

This year SHU Racing, the racing team of Sheffield Hallam University returned to the Formula Student competition at Silverstone with more success than in the past ten years.

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Donington Park Race Day Self Drive

By Amanda | 17-11-2014

Self Drive took on a whole new meaning at Donington Park motor racing circuit on Thursday, 17th July, when Huddersfield’s Arrow Self Drive treated a handful of its customers to a specially organised track day experience with professional racer Josh Caygill.

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Knaresborough Bed Race Raises £2,000

By Amanda | 17-11-2014

Arrow Self Drive raises £2,000 for Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice.

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Welcome to Yorkshire Contracts Arrow Self Drive for Grand Depart Tour

By Amanda | 17-11-2014

As the Grand Depart of the Tour de France approaches everyone in Yorkshire is gearing up for the high profile event.

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New DAF LF45 Dropsides Join Our Fleet this Month

By Amanda | 17-11-2014

This is one of our new DAF LF 45 Dropside’s that has joined our fleet in September.

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New Arrival: Luton Low Loader

By Amanda | 14-11-2014

A first for us on fleet is this new Peugeot Boxer Maxi Mover Low Loader Luton Van.

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Sheffield Branch Opening Soon

By Amanda | 14-11-2014

September heralds an exciting time for us as we open our new branch at the Valley Trade Park in Sheffield.

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Tea Party Raises £692.56

By Amanda | 14-11-2014

Well done to everyone who took part in the tea parties, as Kate from Forget me Not said, “It’s amazing what a few buns can do!”

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Winner of the Yorkshire Show Business Card Draw

By Amanda | 15-08-2014

Congratulations to Ian Spiers, winner of the Yorkshire Hamper featured at the Great Yorkshire Show.

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Yorkshire Tea Party Friday 15th August

By Amanda | 06-08-2014

FLAT CAPS AND TEACUPS AT THE READY!

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Grand Depart of the Tour de France Winning Bid

By Amanda | 13-03-2014

Arrow Self Drive has thrown its weight behind Yorkshire’s bid to host the Grand Depart of the Tour de France in the county in 2014.

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Arrow Expansion with Purchase of Sheaf Rental

By Amanda | 17-02-2014

Arrow Self Drive have acquired the business and assets of Sheaf Motors in Dronfield for an undisclosed sum.

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London LEZ Compliant 18T Daf Trucks Ready to Hire

By Amanda | 16-02-2014

Arrow Self Drive yorkshire truck hire, daf model Arrow have just taken delivery of several new DAF 18T Trucks.

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Hull Kingston Rovers Team Up With Arrow Self Drive

By Amanda | 16-02-2014

Arrow self-drive’s Hull branch have recently linked up a partnership with super league club Hull Kingston Rovers.

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Kwik Tuff in Partnership with Arrow

By Amanda | 16-02-2014

Arrow Self Drive Hull depot are proud to announce a working partnership with Kwik Tuff Glass (HULL)

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Low Emission VW Crafters Added to Fleet

By Amanda | 16-02-2014

The Crafter is built to save you time and money at the pumps and will lift your fuel economy up to 31.0mpg.*

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Forget Me Not Collection Van

By Amanda | 16-02-2014

Arrowselfdrive.com are proud to help in the efforts of helping the Forget Me Not Trust raise the 3 Million pounds for the Children's Hospice in Huddersfield.

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2nd Annual Arrow Self Drive Golf Day

By Amanda | 14-02-2014

The sun was shining for Chris Hanson Golf and Arrow Self Drive’s 2nd annual golf day which was held at Woodsome Hall.

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New Nissan NV200 Mid Size Van

By Amanda | 04-02-2014

Nissan NV200 mid sized van for hire

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