Roaring ahead to glory

Win: MD John Coombes Jr with John Coombes senior
Win: MD John Coombes Jr with John Coombes senior

A Fylde-based chauffeur business has motored to success at a national awards.

Fylde Executive Cars Ltd, run by father and son duo John Coombes Jnr and John Coombes Snr, won gold in the community award category and silver in the chauffeur company of the year at the Professional Driver magazine’s Quality Service and Innovation (QSI) Awards.

Managing director John Coombes said: “We were thrilled to have made the shortlist of finalists for these prestigious awards. The nominations for the Community Award and for the Medium Size Chauffeur Company of the Year Category stands as a testament to all the hard work and commitment of the Office and Chauffeur Team alike, so to win the Gold and Silver is fantastic, this is a team award.”

Magazine editor Mark Bursa added: “It’s a really pleasant surprise to find such a slick, innovative operator as Fylde Executive Cars operating in rural Lancashire.

“The judges were impressed that Fylde Executive’s carbon offsetting results in the planting of native trees on School playing fields across Lancashire”