Scunthorpe area


Livestock Farmer
Looking for a fridge van, which is proving a difficult find in itself.
Potential van in Scunthorpe area which is hell of a long way to go and look if it turns out to be no good.
Not sure on feasibility of this but any recommendations for an independent mechanic in the area to pay to check it out?

Alternatively anyone want to comment (pm maybe best) on N&E motor services who are selling it?



Livestock Farmer
Be aware that some fridge van conversions rely on removal of the air conditioning so next summer prepare to boil the driver .....

Some where which deals with mainly fridge vans may have a better choice such as


Very few and far between with current difficulties getting new vehicles.
Have spoken to coolvan and vantastec (who my neighbour uses) and had quotes for new. Not really wanting to spend that much though. The bigger dealers don't seem to be doing much with s/h.
Have been scouring web for weeks. Anything sensible money and miles is gone quick. Tried for 1 last week - he sold it before he got it!

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HSENI names new farm safety champions

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) alongside the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP), has named new farm safety champions and commended the outstanding work on farm safety that has been carried out in the farming community in the last 20 years.

Two of these champions are Malcom Downey, retired principal inspector for the Agri/Food team in HSENI and Harry Sinclair, current chair of the Farm Safety Partnership and former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU).

Improving farm safety is the key aim of HSENI’s and the FSP’s work and...