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We here at CDS HQ are always looking at ways to improve what we do and how we do it.
When you were learning to drive, what was the one thing that you wanted from your driving instructor/school?
Trust in your instructor
Short cuts to learning
Drive all the time
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We would very much like all of you to tune in to Radio Ashford 107.1fm or via the internet and listen to our CEO John Nicholson talk about this project and why our community is vital in making this successful.
You will also get to hear from Olivia Rogers this amazing young singer from Thanet who will be performing at our fund raising Murder, Mystery event on Sunday 1st March Broome Park Hotel
We are working together to promote each other as we know that only by being involved in our community can we have any chance of success.
So, contact the show hosted by Phill Thorne this morning at 10:00.
You can make a difference to people's lives.
#driving #singing #community #partnerships
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We exist because people in poverty and other marginalised groups feel discriminated against when applying for jobs.
The slide below, highlights that there are more than just driving jobs required an applicant to have a full UK driving licence.
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What would be your dream car if you had an unlimited budget?
Our CEO John, very much loves American Muscle cars and we think it could be his midlife crisis...😂😳
However, another of us like the original Fiat 500 from the 60's/70's, another likes MG's and yet another likes modified Japanese cars.
This got us thinking, what would your dream car be and if you can, add a picture to this post so we know what it looks like.
So, let us know what you would have...
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- Jaguar 420G
- Lamborghini Countach
For me it would have to be three cars. - Nissan GTR Nismo
Hmm maybe one day Bro 😕😯
We here at CDS HQ are signing off for this seasonal period wishing all of our pupils, sponsors, friends and families the very happiest and healthiest of times.
Thank you everyone for being part of our continued success stories.
These are just some of our supporters, pupils and sponsors.
Take care all of you and please don't drink and drive... Not even a single shandy.
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Why should I become a Member of CDS?
If you want to help your community and have access to some amazing offers, then you can benefit from some incredible deals from friends and sponsors of CDS.
What sort of deals will there be?
Well, our friends at Broome Park Hotel have an incredible offer that is exclusive to CDS Members.
Our friends at Expert Financial Services Ltd will not only give you a fantastic mortgage service, they will also offer a 50% discount on their fee.
Is that it?
No, we are working to get even more special and fantastic offers for our members and all for a minimum donation of £10 per month.
Click the link below and sign up. It's so easy to do.
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Why do we exist?
Simple answer is to help people in difficulty get a chance in life.
What is your motivation?
Our CEO John, was born and raised on a council estate in South East London so understands what poverty is. He also has attempted suicide and empathises with people suffering with depression and other issues.
How do you apply for this?
You have to be recommended by one of our charity partners. Applying directly to us cannot get you onto the scheme. We work with charities that deal with the types of people we want to help. They know their people best and can identify those in most need.
How can you provide this service?
We rely on grant funding, sponsorship, business or private donations and we have set up our Membership scheme. The more donations and members we get, the more people we can help.
How can I help, I am just one person?
Sign up to become a member and not only will you benefit from helping people, you will have access to some amazing offers from friends and supporters of Community Driving School CIC.
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This is John, our CEO and founder with "Pete on the Street" from the Small Business Saturday team in Canterbury last Friday.
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Well done John
This incredible young woman is so very inspiring and we cannot help her without our generous sponsors and the community we live in.
We are working with her to give her an opportunity in life and we are so proud of her progress.
Watch the short video and if you are inspired to help us, please contact us via Facebook or email kentoffice @ the cds.org.uk
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Hi John. I would love to meet this lovely lady and happy to pay for her Theory test if she hasn’t already done it. Xx
Here is a list of our sponsors, collaborators and friends that have helped us reach people that haven't engaged with social workers, family, or anyone else.
We love them and want to thank them for supporting us.
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Helping the low waged and unemployed with sponsored driving lessons. We are always seeking sponsorship from individuals and businesses. #SBS winner 2018
Listen to this interview with our CEO on @RadioAshford. It is emotional and includes one of the brightest young talents in the UK
@patmarsh Great idea. When will you be entering the race to be Prime Minister? Ideas like this should be in a manifesto.
Dear Twitterers. Looking for a last minute #Christmas gift? Look no further. Sign up for our fundraising Murder Mystery Event @Broomeparkhotel on Sunday 1st March. https://t.co/y5K7yOnY5T
No one should be lonely over Christmas. This is a lovely idea, please RT it if you can...
Strode Park Foundation on Twitter
“@patmarsh Strode Park Foundation is putting on an event this Sunday (22 December) in it's Platters Farm Lodge Care Home in Rainham, Medway for ...
@patmarsh I would translate this as "Do better or else"... 😅😂🤣😇😋
@kaz_macklin @InvictaChamber @HempsteadHouse @RacingEvents @PendleLease That is my best view...LOL
Want to make a positive change this Christmas? Then sign up to be a Member of Community Driving School. Click link below & help pupil "E" carer for a parent, unable to live a "normal" life as struggling with siblings, education&being a teenager..
Our latest report starts the difficult process of valuing the contribution of small businesses to the wider community and encouraging other stakeholders in the sector to better recognise and reward small businesses for the value they deliver. https://t.co/U80akUg9jf
@patmarsh @MarcellaRobin @bbcsoutheast Does that count as Tree bombing?🤣😳😬
@EmmaWoodwardWT @ginabthegirl @SocEntKent Fantastic team @SocEntKent
Looking to give a unique present this #ChristmasGift How about becoming a Member of CDS and giving someone in extreme difficulty a chance to drive? Plus have access to EXCLUSIVE OFFERS https://t.co/FvSwKXlkOD
Stuck with present ideas this #Christmas? Give the gift of an EXCLUSIVE membership for a minimum donation of £10 per month, you can get access to incredible offers & help us give people hope for 2020
@BBCRadioKent @patmarsh @_producermatt @philharrison77 Thank you all and you are rocking the Community Driven look. #communitydriven
It's Small Business Saturday #SmallBizSatUK and our CEO was on with @patmarsh on @BBCRadioKent this morning promoting @MichOvens and all the work she does for us small business owners
Tune in to @patmarsh this mornin gand you will get the chance to hear our CEO John Nicholson talking about what we do for those less fortunate people in Kent and how you can be part of this revolutionary scheme.
For those looking to take their first steps into a #management role and build their #leadership capability. Lead to Succeed is designed for aspiring #managers, such as senior care workers and team leaders, who want to progress into a management position.
@EmmaWoodwardWT @SocEntKent @JCPinKent Well said. It is why we exist and what motivates us to help those in most need.