Welcome to the second electronic version of our
newsletter - Making Progress.
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We lead the way with Carbon Footprints
Now you can help the environment.
Progressive Resources has now gone Green.
Our pledge to become carbon neutral has
now become operational. For every event that we
provide we will plant a tree in a selected
area of the
Each tree planted can breathe in
730 kg CO2 emissions over its lifetime. We have
calculated that any single event on average
between 200Kg and 400Kg of CO2, so to replace
The Carbon Footprint
Bill Oddie, the TV's Wildlife Celebrity.
Making tracks with Bio Fuels
Bio Fuels are paving the way for the future in
transportation. In keeping with Progressive
Resources move to
become environmentally friendly, we have
Taxi Treasure Hunt so that it uses vehicles
based on Bio Fuel Taxis.
Bio Fuels are designed to produce less Carbon
Dioxide than normal fuel and therefore are less
damaging to the environment.
Click on the image to read more about our Bio
Friendly Treasure Hunts.
'Scott of the Arctic'
Catch up on the Polar Challenge 2007
Progressive Resources is pleased to continue
sponsorship of Scott Ford in the 2007
Polar Challenge. This event takes place
This event is a race of some
miles across the Arctic to the 1996 location
Magnetic North Pole. The Polar Challenge is
raising money for The Outward Bound Trust as
part of the venture.
Together with two
Scott will race against other teams in
low as minus 50C. The team race on skis, pulling
loads of 120 lbs. Now that’s what we call team
What a way to spend Easter!
luck Scott! We will let you know how Scott
gets on in
the next newsletter.
If you would like
to follow the progress of Scott and his team
during the actual event then log onto our web
site nearer the time where we hope to carry
the latest news.
Thousands Go Mad all over the Country!
A thousand Go Mad events in ten years.
Literally thousands of people have gone mad
We have had people Go Mad in London, Go Mad
New Forest, Go
Mad in the Country
popularity of this event is, we feel, due to
combination of a Murder Mystery with a
People can take part on foot, on bicycle or
include exciting water based Rib Tec events
based motorised events incorporating the
They get to interact with
characters they meet along the way and to
experiences over dinner or afternoon tea when
It is a great opportunity
teambuilding and also a chance to recognise
one of your team may be the best leader under
Young athletic male with GSOH - into teambuilding .....
Staff Profile - Need we say more!?
My Name is ,
I am 24 years old and I work for Progressive
Resources as an Event Consultant.
at work I enjoy surfing, skiing, rugby and
basically being out
Chris is just one of our
that you can speak to when you make an
enquiry with us.
Corporate Executive abducted during Event
No reward for information ...
A top corporate executive went missing
recently during one of our treasure hunts
relating to crop circles.
It is unclear
the abductors are from or what they intend to do
individual, who shall remain
Footage of the abduction was
recorded on a mobile phone by one of his
present at the time.
said “He never could grasp the basics of
working with colleagues. We want to thank
whoever it was for expediting his removal
from the team”.
commented that it
probably reflects the power of mind over
matter - what the team wants badly enough
they usually get!
They also commented
there was some evidence to suggest that this
is actually just a joke and not to be taken
too seriously. They said that it seems to have
connections with the month of
If you know anything about the
whereabouts of this individual his colleagues
do not wish to know.
Forest Hotels lead the way.
Come on public transport - see it's easy ....
New Forest Venues are taking steps to
help the local environment.
of our New Forest team
building venues, including Chewton
House and Careys
Manor are setting an environmental
In return for visitors
cars at home during February they offered a
incentives. These included various benefits
half price room rates, two for the price of
and free transport to and from railway
They offered these
a way of reducing carbon emissions and the
footprint on the national forest. If
scheme may well be extended throughout the year.
10% Off Our New Easter Egg Treasure Hunt
Re-live the childhood magic of Easter married
famous interactive adventure trail by taking
part in our
Easter Special Treasure Hunt
This lively experience takes you on an
journey around any one of our venues across
The adventure carries the theme but not the
tackiness of Easter egg trails. This is an
trail themed with real chocolate!
Divided into equal teams, groups must use a
multitude of clues, riddles and conundrums to
series of locations in and around the
At each location will be a task. A task that
challenge the entire team ....