13th November 2019

Josh & Stuart celebrate 13 years

This week two of our technicians Josh Ridgway & Stuart Fox celebrated their work anniversaries at John Delany Motors. With 13 combined years between them, we thought it was time you got to know them.

Josh Ridgway & Stuart Fox celebrating their anniversaries at John Delany Motors

– Foxy
Josh – Ridg

How long have you been working at John Delany Motors?
Stuart – 7 years
Josh – 6 years

Quickly sum up a day in the life of a Vehicle Technician…
Stuart – Lots of variety, with fun and banter added in for a happy working environment
Josh – A bit of everything!

What would you be doing if you didn’t work at John Delany Motors?
– Anything driving related, probably a HGV driver
Josh – Modifying, Tuning & Re-mapping engines

Describe your dream holiday?
Stuart – Swimming with the pigs at Pig Beach, The Bahamas
Josh – Relaxing and chilling in Florida

Favourite food?
Stuart – Being Italian it has to be Pepperoni Pizza
Josh – Nandos’ Chicken Burger – with medium piri piri

First car?
– A burnt orange Vauxhall Nova Saloon
Josh – VW Lupo

Talk us through your perfect Sunday…
– Lie in followed by a Full English Breakfast, then watching the Premiership with a couple of beers and finish off with a Sunday Roast
Josh – Stay in bed all day

Describe yourself in 3 words…
– Happy, Easy-going and Sociable
Josh – Quiet, Contented & Hard Working

What’s your go-to karaoke song?
– I don’t do karaoke, at all
Josh – Same, I don’t do karaoke, at all

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
– To be able to look into the future
Josh – To be able to fly

If you were stuck on a desert island what three things would you bring?
– Wife, Daughter and a photograph of Lily my Dalmatian dog.
Josh –   Strawberry & Lime Kopparberg, Nandos & a Boat

What would people never guess you do in your role?
– Work…..just joking
Josh – That I get asked to fix hoovers (one customer was a bit confused about us being a ‘Bosch’ service center).

What’s the one TV show you never miss?
– Match of The Day
Josh – Power

Your favourite band?
– Faithless, and I’m looking forward to watching Tokio Myers in Leeds this month
Josh – Various from Dance, RnB to Old Skool

Your favourite football team?
Stuart – Manchester City & Stockport County
Josh – Don’t follow football

What’s your chosen midnight snack?
– Crumpets with melted cheese and black pepper
Josh – Krispy Kreme

Who is the coolest celebrity you’ve ever met?
– Stockport County Manager – Jim Gannon
Josh – John Delany

What’s your dream car?
– Any model of Lamborghini
Josh – Dodge Demon

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Stuart – I like eating out at The Last Monsoon in Stockport and Hickories in Poynton.  I also like visiting Cale Green Park and Bramhall Park in Stockport
Josh –  I love watching Motor Sports at Donnington and Oulton Park and following British Super Bikes

Do you have any annoying habits?
Stuart – Yes, biting my nails
Josh – Probably loads but I’m not aware