Charity, sponsorship and support
Charity, sponsorship & support
We support many local good causes throughout Teignbridge & Torbay and we actively aim to direct marketing spend to benefit the local community. Below are listed some of the ways we support the local community.
We support Rowcroft by way of a collection box on our reception desk. Thanks go to our customers who have donated £284.94 to our last 3 boxes.
Newton Abbot & District Society of arts (NADSA)
We support NADSA through concert sponsorship.
Newton Abbot & District Musical Comedy Society (NADMCS)
We Support NADMCS by advertising in their program.
Abbotskerswell Cricket club
We Support Abbotskerswell Cricket Club through ball sponsorship
WBB Youth under 15s football team
We supplied the kit for The WBB Youth under 15s
Abbfest – local food, beer, craft and entertainment
We support Abbfest through beer barrel sponsorship, and enjoy attending to taste, hic!
Since ABBFEST started in 2004, over £100,000 has been distributed in grants. Among the charities and organisations which have benefited include:-
• Rowcroft Hospice
• The Children’s Hospice South West
• The South Devon Samaritans
• MacMillan Cancer Care
• The Devon Air Ambulance
• The Multiple Sclerosis Society
• National Coast Watch
• Abbotskerswell Primary School
• Abbotskerswell Pre-School and Toddler Group
• Abbotskerswell Cricket Club
• Abbotskerswell Recreational Association
• St Marys Church, Abbotskerswell
• Denbury Football Club
• Local scout groups
• The AK Players
• The AK Singers
• ABBPAST – the local history group
• Ipplepen Bowls Club
Have a look at abbfest.org
Kingskerswell Summer Moon Festival for Beer & Music
We support Summer Moon through beer barrel sponsorship, and again enjoy attending to taste, hick hick!
Short Oval Racing
We support numerous short oval racers with discounted products and/or fitting. This stems from historic sponsorship from the days when Autospeed’s home was Newton Abbot Racecourse. They now mainly promote short oval racing from Smeatharpe Devon and St Day Cornwall.
South Hams Motor Club
We previously supported South Hams Motor Club by offering a prize at their annual dinner & dance. Recently we provided a perpetual trophy for their Auto solo event, organised by our Mechanical Manager Tim Owen.
Classic Vehicle Shows
We support local classic car events in whatever way we can, Ray can often be found judging various categories and also enjoys attending club evenings as a guest speaker.
Picture: RNLI Nigel Millard