Are you doing industry training in 2016 or keen to go to Outward Bound?
The Advance Ashburton Community Foundation can help you, or someone you know, to achieve these dreams. There are several scholarships available right now!
The Jaycees Industry Training Scholarships ($1000 each) are for anyone doing an industry (eg AgITO, BCITO) or trades course in Mid Canterbury.
The Jaycees Outward Bound Scholarships ($2000) are for anyone who is keen to take on this challenge for their professional and personal development.
For further information, application criteria & forms go to: www.advanceashburton.co.nz
ATS delivers through tough season
Ashburton based farm supplies co-operative ATS has reported solid earnings despite challenging market conditions for its 2,700 shareholding farmers.
ATS Chairman Philip McKendry said he was pleased about the co-operative’s results, and looked forward to seeing the full outcome of earlier initiatives fully reflected in returns, once the current year was completed.
ATS reported a $4.4 million increase in its turnover to $119.4 million and a turnaround in its nett profit figures, from a loss of $339,000 to $877,000 surplus after tax. Click here to read more...
Expanding the Ruralco fuel network
We have been busy growing our fuel network; this means at Allied fuel stops across the country you can now use your Ruralco Card.
Have an Allied fuel stop near you? Look for the Ruralco acceptance signage or check the Ruralco Fuel directory or Ruralco Website to see whether you can use your Ruralco Card or Ruralco Mobilcard at this site and save 12¢ per litre off fuel every day.
To get your own copy of the Ruralco Fuel Directory click here.
Terms and conditions apply.
From the Chairman - December 2015
The ATS Annual General Meeting is a good opportunity for members to learn more about their co-operative’s performance and its future plans. For those of you who were unable to attend the AGM last month, here are some of the main points. Click here to read more...