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Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency

Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency

Today, we are proud to be part of the Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency earned recognition scheme launch, as a founder member!

Find out more here > https://bit.ly/2HqjzQI


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Meet the Barnes Team! - Rachel

Meet the Barnes Team! - Rachel

Over the next several months we will be introducing the Barnes staff one by one so you can get to know the people that help make everything happen behind the scenes at Barnes Coaches!

We've done a quick question & answer session to help you get to know them, next up we have our newbie starter…. Rachel

Name? Rachel Beechey

How long have you worked at Barnes Coaches? 4 weeks

What do you do? Holiday Administrator

Favourite food? Any! - I'm a grazer, but I do enjoy Italian Food

Any Hobbies? Walking my chocolate lab Darcy, Horse Riding, Travelling & helping my husband run a football team.

What do you like most about working in travel? Seeing the pleasure when people enjoy their holiday, and I enjoy talking to customers & helping others

Favourite destination? Cyprus & Wales

What three items would you take to a desert island, and why? 

Hair Straightners as I hate my hair being curly - (let's hope there's electricity then!?)
Eye Liner & my Kindle - so I won't be bored!

 

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Happy Retirement Hilary

Happy Retirement Hilary

This week we said farewell to Hilary, retiring after her 11 years of dedicated service at Barnes Coaches. Hilary described her time at Barnes over the years as being "Fun, Interesting & enjoyable - with a great team to work with!"

A big thank you for all your hard work, you will be missed!

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International Women's Day 2018

International Women's Day 2018

To celebrate International Women's Day we'd like to say a huge thank you to all the Women who help make Barnes Coaches run smoothly everyday! Here's a shot of some of our fab Drivers & Office staff.

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Barnes transport Celebs for Celebrity Haunted Mansion.

Barnes transport Celebs for Celebrity Haunted Mansion.

We've spent this week transporting celebrities for the new tv series Celebrity Haunted Mansion at Woodchester Mansion where they spent the week Ghost Hunting!

Some stars who hopped on board the Barnes Coaches included.... Katie Price, Simon Gregson, Jay Hutton, Alison Hammond, Jorgie Porter, Simon Webbe & many more!

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