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Green Day Update

Thank you everyone for biking it, bussing it, walking it or car-sharing it for our Green Day on 23rd August. Our colleagues at the PCT ensured that extra car sharing spaces were available for all their staff who took part and special thanks go to the team from Liquid who achieved a saving of 134 miles between them by car sharing.

Thank you also to Lorraine and Helen from Future Home Care and Jeremy Hall from Shout PR who all cycled in, not forgetting our own Ransomwood staff who left their cars at home. We managed to help the environment and do a bit of exercise all at the same time and saved 261 miles, the equivalent of 90,000 grams of carbon. Thanks to Forever Green for rewarding our Greenies with a hot cup of coffee and a Danish pastry.

Our M.D., James Cannon, had a tough time of it as he cycled in from Bolsover. – we think he took the scenic route as it took him 5 hours to get to the office!

After abandoning his car at a car park in Bolsover James got on his bike and cycled to Cuckney.  He then joined National Cycle Route 6 which runs from Worksop to Hucknall but after taking a wrong turn ended up somewhere on the A614.  He dodged the cows (!) and found his way to the A617 into Rainworth.

And here’s the proof that he did finally get here!

For his journey home he decided to take the bus but as he’s now found out, you can’t take bikes on the bus!  So he had to cycle all the way back again – another 2 hour journey.  He managed to save 16 miles and got enough exercise to last him until we do the whole thing again next year!

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  • I love this place. I have worked here for the past seven years and I can highly recommend Oak House A.

    Pam Holt

    Diamond Soft Furnishings

  • I think I can speak on behalf of all the ‘newbies’ when I say that we are very pleased to be here and all of us have settled in very easily. The whole of your team are great to deal with at all levels and any matters are dealt with great expedience!

    Keith Winterton, Director

    Bing Electronics

  • You’re all stars and worth your weight in Gold and we Receptionists love and appreciate you !!

    Alison, Receptionist

    NHS Property Services, Birch House

  • Carl, thanks for your help today and over the last few weeks – you’ve been terrific, as have the whole estates maintenance team and it’s very much appreciated.

    Tracy Doucet, Director


  • Hi Jane, Tony the electrician has done exactly what was asked of him and turned it around quickly for me. Fantastic job thanks for your help.

    Karl Beard

    T K Construction

  • Thank you for your help and support, you are always so quick to respond in our hour of need and help wherever and whenever you possibly can.  It’s a pleasure to work on the park with you and all of your team.

    Michelle Edge, Manager

    Cedar House Nursery

  • We here at Focus Management for Business Ltd have been part of the Ransom Wood Business Park community for over four years and we occupy the ground floor of Oak House A & B.  Our experience of ‘living here’ is a very positive one, we find the staff around the business park very friendly and helpful.

    Malcolm Yates, MD

    Focus Management For Business

  • Hi Guys, In all seriousness as an individual I would like to thank you all at Ransom Wood Estates for the fantastic work you have all put in over the bad weather period.

    Sharon Bowskill

    Focus Management

  • You certainly have a wonderful team who work for you. Very impressed with the efficiency of your Workforce.

    Lorraine Gardiner

    Vision West Notts

  • We would like to send our thanks for all the work you have done recently at Cedar House. We were really impressed with your electricians Tony and Ben as to how they refused drinks ( we thought all trades people worked on tea and coffee supplies), how polite and considerate they were and finally how tidy they left our offices.

    Fiona and Sally


  • Thanks very much and it’s been a real pleasure working with you over the years also. As a landlord, you’ve been fantastic – always being helpful and proactive, I wish you and Jane and all the other staff at Ransomwood all the very best.

    Keith Hepple

    British Heart Foundation

  • I wanted to write to express our thanks and appreciation for all the help and support we have had from yourself and other members of your team.

    Elaine Wilson

    Mid Trent Local Cancer Network

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