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Stunning Flower Shows to Visit in 2013

2013 welcomes a great range of fabulous flower shows for you to enjoy. Wake up from the cold winter into the spring fresh air and beautiful landscapes. These are fantastic events for those who admire stunning arrays of flower displays, gain useful gardening tips, appreciate special arts and crafts and great food and are looking for inspiration to kick start their gardening.

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Skills Holidays featured on Channel 4 Series

Skills Holidays have been selected to take part in the new documentary series “Britain’s Secret Shoppers” to be aired on Channel 4 in February

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Skills Holidays

Skills Holidays started operating coach tours back in 1919 when Arthur Skill started up the company. He started his journey by using a lorry to collect fresh fish first thing in the morning and then for light haulage later on in the day. After a while he also started taking local miners to Bestwood Colliery […]

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Civic send off for Maggie’s cyclist

The Lord Mayor of Nottingham, Councillor Jeannie Packer, has set Nigel Skill, the 55 year old Nottingham coach company boss, off on his 14 day Land’s End to John O’Groats cycling marathon.  He aims to raise £9,000 for Maggie’s, the Nottingham Evening Post’s charity for 2009. The Lord Mayor, the first user of the donated […]

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Skills Holidays – 90 years on the road

Skills Holidays has launched its 2009 UK and continental holiday programme and there’s much to mark the company’s 90th year in the business of pleasure. Founded in 1919 by Arthur Skill, the current managing director’s grandfather, the family firm has pulled out all the stops to offer the best ever choice of stylish holidays for […]

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Triumph at Awards ceremony!

The Guild of British Coach Operators members had cause to celebrate at the 2008 Coach Tourism Awards organised by Coach Monthly magazine, winning no less than 4 prestigious awards, including Coach Tour Operator of the Year! Held at the Ricoh Arena on June 5th, the accolades awarded to members of the Guild of British Coach […]

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