Skip Of Gold

Skip of Gold

Skip of Gold is a community initiative between the Peterborough Telegraph and Mick George Ltd. offering £1,000 to a local sports club or organisation.

Winners announced

The votes have been counted and Mick George are delighted to announce Peterborough Netball Club as the winners of the 2013 Skip of Gold.

Mick George Skip of Gold presentation to the Peterborough Netball Club. Pictured front are Linda Coultrup, Claire Armstrong and Chris Greenfield. Photo: Alan Storer (METP-23-04-13AS100).The junior netball outfit scooped £1,000 courtesy of the skip hire firm Mick George Ltd., following a flood of votes after their story appeared in the Peterborough Telegraph.

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See our 8-page Skip of Gold supplement for some amazing stories of selflessness, sacrifice, and sporting achievement.

A message from Mick George Ltd.

Mick George Ltd. is a company best known for its skips and waste management across the region and more recently ready-mix concrete.

With over 300 employees working from 18 different sites, the full reach of this innovative firm extends much further to cover a broad spectrum of specialist contracting services from earthworks and demolition to aggregate supply and land restoration.

Committed to providing a service second to none, we are passionate about what we do and always looking to reach new heights, but it’s not all work and no play.

The sports-loving and forward thinking management team at Mick George is patron of the Posh Foundation, the charity working in association with Peterborough United Football Club which aims to improve the lives of vulnerable young people of the greater Peterborough area.

A keen believer in building positive community relationships Mick George Ltd. is also an active sponsor of numerous sporting associations and events across the region, often with employee participation.

Like so many others, Mick George Ltd. were inspired by the commitment, effort and passion of the many sportsmen and women of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Skip of Gold was born out of a desire to build upon this legacy and unearth new talent for the next set of budding champions.

Finance Director Jon Stump explains: "Skip of Gold is an initiative which allowed us to dig a little deeper and find out more about the clubs, activities and people who make Peterborough a vibrant and happening place whilst at the same time directly benefitting the communities in which we all live and work.

He continues, "We have been absolutely thrilled with the response to the scheme and delighted to see such a diverse range of nominations."