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Scottish councils prepare for predicted harsh winter

Britain is set to feel the effects of an icy Arctic blast this weekend, with snow and sub-zero temperatures expected to hit Scotland particularly hard. Parts of the country have already encountered snowfall this month, and a sharp drop in temperature over the next 24 hours increases the likelihood of Inverness, Aberdeen and other northern territories suffering the same fate. Interestingly, bookmakers make Aberdeen the most likely UK city to see a white Christmas in 2017 [...]

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UK braces for Storm Rina with temperatures set to plummet this weekend

The UK could be bombarded by snow this weekend as Storm Rina builds strength in the Atlantic Ocean – and freezing temperatures are expected to strike Britain as a result. The Met Office has warned that the storm will bring us the coldest winter for half a decade, with strong gusts of 50mph and heavy rainfall due to strike much of the north, sending temperatures plunging overnight. Oli Claydon, forecaster for the Met Office, said: “A [...]

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Ingram wins yet another trophy in front of Wales Rally GB competition winners

Earlier this month, Andrews Heat for Hire teamed up with Chris Ingram to offer our customers, staff and social media followers the chance to win tickets to the Wales Rally GB at Cholmondeley Castle. A number of winners were selected at random prior to the event and descended upon Cheshire this weekend to witness the action up close from a designated VIP hospitality area. Billed as the largest and most high-profile motor rally on these shores, [...]

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Ingram crowned double champion after scintillating display in Latvia

Chris Ingram sealed the ERC Junior U27 Championship title at the weekend following a breath-taking performance at Rally Liepāja. The British driver had established a lead with just three stages remaining and successfully maintained his advantage to avenge the heartache of last year – where he narrowly missed out on ERC Junior glory. There was to be no repeat this time, however, with the Mancunian also reclaiming the ERC3 title which he won in 2016. The [...]

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Ingram prepares for title-deciding showdown in Latvia

The curtain comes down on the 2017 European Rally Championships this weekend, with just two points currently separating Chris Ingram and leader Filip Mares in the Junior U27 category. Intrigued eyes will now be firmly fixed on the action in Latvia which commences on Friday 6 October at 20:30 local time. First held in 2013, Rally Liepāja was set to open last year’s ERC schedule in February until excessive seasonal temperatures caused damage to stage surfaces [...]

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British Rowing Team enjoy World Championship success

Only one country left Sarasota with more World Rowing Championship medals than Great Britain, highlighting another tremendously successful week for athletes from these shores. The British team once again amassed an impressive haul of seven medals and were eclipsed only by overall winners Italy, who departed Florida with nine. A dramatic final day of action saw Great Britain end the Championships on a high, as Tom Barras and Vicky Thornley capped a fantastic week by winning [...]

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British Rowing team prepared for World Championships following successful training camp

Despite Hurricane Irma causing devastation across Florida and beyond, the 2017 World Rowing Championships have been given the green light to take place as planned this weekend at the Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota. A total of 73 British athletes – comprising of 19 crews – have been named in Great Britain’s rowing squad, including 14 Olympians and 2 Paralympic Champions. The World Championships come at the end of a very good season for GB, who won [...]

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Podium finish for Ingram in Italy sets up rousing finale in Latvia

British rally driver Chris Ingram is closing in on a second successive ERC3 championship title after another impressive performance at the weekend. The 23-year-old came third at the Rally di Roma Capitale and returned to the top of the championship standings with just one race remaining! Previous leader Aleks Zawada arrived in Italy with a narrow advantage over the field, but flywheel failure on just the second stage forced the Pole into an early exit. At [...]

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Ingram gears up for Rally di Roma Capitale showdown

The fifth round of this season’s ERC Junior competition takes place in Italy this weekend, with current champion Chris Ingram looking to make up ground on leader Aleks Zawada. Just three points separate the pair going into the penultimate race – the Rally di Roma Capitale – with the battle for title glory finely poised. This is the first time the rally has appeared on the ERC schedule, meaning all drivers are entering unchartered territory at [...]

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Andrews Sykes announce three-year supplier agreement with British Rowing

It is with a great deal of pride that we can announce a new long-term association with British Rowing, having worked alongside the team in a supporting capacity since 2014. The deal will see Andrews Air Conditioning provide temporary cooling equipment to be housed inside the various training camps where athletes prepare for international competitions. This summer, a number of our Polar Wind units have been deployed within the team’s training base in Varese, Italy, where [...]

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