Swindon & Wiltshire Business News

Racing team joining waste management firm at national Armed Forces Day event

Tom Bryant and Michael Russell of True Heroes RacingMembers of the True Heroes Racing team will join Official Supplier The Hills Group to show off their amazing motorcycle sidecar at the national Armed Forces Day event in Salisbury from Friday to Sunday, June 28 to 30.

True Heroes Racing is a motorcycle and sidecar racing team which supports wounded, injured and sick UK service personnel and veterans, by encouraging and inspiring them to be part of a team and to refocus on their health and fitness.

True Heroes Racing is the first injured military team competitively racing in three classes (on both two and three wheels) in the 2019 British Superbike Championships.

Tom Bryant and Michael Russell of True Heroes Racing will be on Hills’ stand at the event with the racing sidecar for everyone to see.

Hills has supported True Heroes Racing for three years and is very pleased they can attend the event with their sidecar to inform the public and current service personnel about the great work they are doing.

The Hills Group has been named as an Official Supplier to the Armed Forces Day event and will provide specialist recycling and waste management services.

Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend the three-day event which boasts a packed programme including an air show, military displays, children’s and community activities, free live entertainment and a firework finale.

Mike Hill, chief executive of The Hills Group said: “As a business, we have close connections with the military through our longstanding contract with KBR Aspire Defence – providing waste management and recycling for the army barracks on Salisbury Plain and Aldershot.

"We also have a number of employees who have served in the Armed Forces - so we are delighted to play such a pivotal role in this prestigious and high profile event.”