DIARY: All hands on top deck for Wakefield victory drive

That symbol of sporting achievement - the open-top bus ride - came to the centre of Wakefield last week courtesy of Green Public Relations.

That symbol of sporting achievement - the open-top bus ride - came

to the centre of Wakefield last week courtesy of Green Public

Relations.



However, Green staff members were not showing off a trophy for their

athletic prowess but being named Wakefield Business of the Year by the

Wakefield Junior Chamber of Commerce.



To the strains of Queen’s We Are The Champions managing director Andy

Green and his staff of nine were joined on their hour-long drive of

glory by clients, friends and even the mayor of Wakefield. Green

admitted that ’it was a bit like the Queen was visiting’.



A competition held on the bus unearthed the ’seven wonders of

Wakefield’, which included the hanging baskets of Kirkgate, the Empire

Stores building and Green, who at six feet four inches, revelled in the

proud title, the Colossus.



However, on this occasion, to continue the football analogy, this could

not be followed by the usual phrase ’at the heart of the defence.’



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