Playing Their Part
PPE production, charity efforts and keeping the power flowing - check in with how the Glasgow Warriors family of Sponsors and Partners have been Playing Their Part in recent weeks.
SP Energy Networks
The dedicated team at SP Energy Networks remain in place to assist with any queries you may have during this period; engineers are also still out and about across Scotland and the UK, carrying out essential work to keep the power flowing to over 3.5 million customers.
Our Customer Service team are here to assist you with any queries that you may have - follow us on Twitter via @SPEnergyNetwork 👋
Remember you can call us 24/7 on 105 if you do have a power cut, no matter who you pay your bill to📞#Wearehereforyou #SPEnergyNetworks #COVID19 pic.twitter.com/iLC6R86eHL
— SP Energy Networks (@SPEnergyNetwork) May 6, 2020
The health and safety of you and our colleagues is our top priority. If we need access to your property for critical work we'll wear extra PPE including single use rubber gloves, coveralls and a face visor.
More info 👉 https://t.co/FUuouAJRHo#SPEnergyNetworks #WeAreHereForYou pic.twitter.com/tcXJUZV1AY
— SP Energy Networks (@SPEnergyNetwork) May 1, 2020
👏 A big thank you to our Official Community Partner @SPEnergyNetwork, whose network of engineers continue to carry out essential work across the country.
To report a power cut or damage to power lines, you can call 105 at any time.
For more: https://t.co/BgOTv4vTCJ pic.twitter.com/6dS0rDQKU8
— Glasgow Warriors (@GlasgowWarriors) April 30, 2020
NHS staff across Edinburgh can now access free passes to use the city’s cycle hire scheme, following funding of more than £500,000 from our Green Economy Fund earlier this year. 🙌🚴
Read the full story here: https://t.co/JOk40euUHl#SPEnergyNetworks #GreenEconomyFund #NHS pic.twitter.com/ENHEwkf35S
— SP Energy Networks (@SPEnergyNetwork) May 7, 2020
Official Kit Supplier Macron have been doing their bit to support frontline workers, converting its entire operational and logistical network to the manufacturing of personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers and law enforcement officers.
The sportswear firm has also made a donation of €100,000 to the Sant’Orsola Polyclinic Hospital in Bologna, near to Macron's distribution centre.
We've worked hard to stay in the game, but now we need to play even harder until the final whistle. #Noicisiamo #WorkHardPlayHarder pic.twitter.com/i7rZlwNWfh
— Macron (@MacronSports) May 1, 2020
McCrea Financial Services
Long-serving club sponsor McCrea Financial Services have teamed up with Glasgow Warriors to launch the Warrior of the Month campaign for April, which aims to recognise individuals going above and beyond to help and inspire their community.
Two members of the McCrea team are also pushing themselves to their physical limits in a brace of gruelling challenges; Jonathan Campbell, director at McCrea Financial Services, is participating in a 'Garage IronMan', whilst Elaine Hamilton will be taking on a virtual Etape Caledonia for charity.
⚔️ We all know stories of individuals going the extra mile to support others during this challenging time.
Together with @McCreaFS, we want to celebrate those individuals.
Nominate your choice for April Warrior of the Month now 👇
— Glasgow Warriors (@GlasgowWarriors) May 7, 2020
All the details here directly from Jonathan Campbell on his plans for his 'Garage' Ironman' next weekend to raise funds for @NHSTogetherUK and @SAMHtweets https://t.co/3BRcTjxCGd
— @mccreafs (@McCreaFS) May 1, 2020
As Jonathan tapers for his forthcoming Garage Ironman - it's over to @elainehamilton to get her challenge underway - 140 KM of cycling by Sunday 17th May supporting @mariecurieuk @SAMHtweets & @NHSCharities You can get the details and donate here: https://t.co/AkLL2RbjVg 🚴♀️🚴♀️ pic.twitter.com/oGasSQRtYe
— @mccreafs (@McCreaFS) May 6, 2020
Official club sponsor KubeNet have been helping businesses remain cyber-secure during the ongoing COVID-19 situation, with the Glasgow-based company providing expert insight through their blog posts.
Cyber crime is on the rise and @NCSC removed 2000 Coronavirus related scams while @actionfrauduk received reports of 131 phishing emails.
We provide high quality cyber security services to ensure that your business stays secure while you work from home.https://t.co/owxzezWwxt
— KubeNet (@kube_net) April 29, 2020
First Bus have been helping out with the country's home-schooling efforts in recent weeks, launching their Kids Education Pack for those looking to keep children occupied at home.
You can download the pack for yourself - follow the link in the tweet below:
We love seeing your creations at home using our Kids Education Pack!
Here’s one of our entries from Harry, we love it! Remember you can send us your own to be in with the chance to win a prize.
Download yours here: https://t.co/vUMsVq4SCx pic.twitter.com/DdguE41sX0
— First Glasgow (@FirstinGlasgow) April 29, 2020
University of Strathclyde
Strathclyde Sport have been celebrating one of their own in recent weeks, with staff member Heather volunteering at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary and joining the city's front-line healthcare workers in the ongoing battle against COVID-19.
A brace of fellow staff members have also been doing their bit for charity, leading a virtual run with sports centre members in support of Cahonas Scotland.
Our op staff member, Heather, has been volunteering at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary to support them during the Covid-19 pandemic. Heather’s part of a team who help to provide a range of services. Well done Heather, your @StrathSport work family are proud of you! #goodnewsstory pic.twitter.com/Yz78ytnyoS
— Strathclyde Sport (@StrathSport) April 28, 2020
Another #goodnewsstory from team @StrathSport! Our colleagues David & Ross took part in a virtual run with some of our members in support of @CahonasScotland. David said, "Even though we were running by ourselves, it felt good knowing everyone was out at the same time." pic.twitter.com/dI073UNn6O
— Strathclyde Sport (@StrathSport) May 6, 2020
Finally, official club partner Investec have been keeping stakeholders updated on their response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in recent weeks, publishing a detailed outline on their website.
Investec are focusing on four strands – food security, healthcare, education and economic continuity – as they continue to do their bit across the UK and beyond.
While Covid-19 may take away our freedom, we won’t let it take away their freedom to learn. #humanity
— Investec (@Investec) April 22, 2020