also actively encourage customers to visit local social projects such as the Elham
Valley Vineyards, run by the Vale of Elham Trust that provides work opportunities
for people with learning disabilities. We also have encouraged people to walk
the North Downs Way for the benefit of nationally recognised charities. Since
2002 we have organised charity walks on behalf of the Children's Society, John
Grooms and Christian Aid. These charities have reported that they have raised
£42,000 through walks led by us.
addition we are committed to an on-going reduction of its energy usage inline
with the Annual Environmental Energy Plan (AEEP) for the business. We are committed
to using recycled products wherever this can be accommodated within the needs
of the business and will continue to adhere to its off-road 4x4 policy and continue
to publicise the reasons to all customers.