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Friday, November 27th, 2015

See how apprentices have helped to grow our business with these two films made for the National Apprenticeship Service which feature 2 of our employees – Emma and Andrew. Emma recently completed her Higher Apprenticeship programme and is now employed full time at Fairfields as a Design Engineer while she studies for her degree and […]

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Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Fairfields hosted an event at our Head Office in Retford, along with our colleagues at Rockwell Automation on ‘Migration and the Risk of Obsolescence in Rockwell Control and Safety Systems’. This is our first event since moving to our new premises and we hope it will be the first of many. We welcomed attendees from […]

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Friday, October 16th, 2015

The Scenic Railway at Dreamland Amusement Park in Margate re-opens this week. It is a Grade II listed wooden roller coaster which has recently undergone a massive reconstruction as part of the parks £18m makeover. Many of the rides have either been restored or replaced. The Scenic Railway was painstakingly dismantled and reconstructed with the […]

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Monday, October 5th, 2015

Two of Fairfields Directors, Michael Doney and Oliver Mangham, attended the IAAPA (International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions) Euro Attractions Show in Gothenburg, Sweden this week. The conference and exhibition has a series of exhibits, seminars and networking events for operators, suppliers, manufacturers, investors and developers in the attractions industry from around the world. […]

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Friday, September 11th, 2015

Fairfields paid a visit to Lincoln UTC’s new home this week. The new building and purpose built engineering suite are stunning, fully equipped with the same kit our engineers use every day. The college’s vision is to develop the next generation of scientists and engineers by offering students aged 14-18 a high quality technical education, […]

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Saturday, September 5th, 2015

The annual Fairfields family garden party took place over the weekend. With a BBQ, giant inflatables, garden games and table tennis tournament, it is a small gesture of appreciation for our employees and their families and a great opportunity to come together to relax and have some much deserved fun. Although it was not the […]

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Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

One of our Design Engineers, Emma Roberts, was interviewed today on BBC Radio Nottingham about her experiences as an Apprentice. Emma recently completed her apprenticeship with Fairfields and achieved a distinction in her HND in Electrical & Electronic Engineering at Lincoln College. She has now enrolled at Sheffield Hallam University to study for a degree […]

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Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Fairfields has recently been approved as the UK’s third Approved Siemens Safety Partner following an assessment by a Siemen’s safety specialist. He worked alongside Engineering Director, Pete McMorrow and Applications Director, Oliver Mangham to review our safety policies and procedures as well as quality and training of our staff. Our engineers are experts in designing […]

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Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

A number of our engineers enjoyed a ‘Lunch & Learn’ session today with Rockwell Automation UK. This was the first of 2 sessions, with today’s analysing key relevant safety standards in automation and control systems and their legal implications. The second session in a fortnight will include a safety product demonstration covering redundant processor PLCs […]

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Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Three members of the Fairfields team have reached their 15 years of service so far in 2015. Ben Searson, Joanne Collins and Peter McMorrow each joined in 2000. They were presented with a long service certificate and a gift to commemorate their milestone 15th year. Ben joined us as an Apprentice and has worked his […]

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