Here we go again, another year already ! 2016 seemed to go incredibly quickly and then all of a sudden xmas is also here and gone and we’re off into a new year. I don’t update this as often as I should, life and work normally get in the way which I know is a poor...
At this time of year we really think car maintenance is especially important. There are a few factors that support my view on this; The roads are busier than the summer months. Not many people are on holiday or out of the country, the roads too and from work are very busy and journeys take...
When the garage opened I always wanted to us to become a strong part of the local community. This is a long-term approach, getting to know local people, businesses, schools and clubs – looking after them and building a level of trust and friendship. When Mrs Craig and Micheal from St Goodrich approached us asking us...
Many of the garage customers know that in July the wonderful and lively baby Dillon Ray Darcy arrived into our world !. Having a baby makes it difficult to do lots of things, and writing about the garage is definitly one of them ! He’s now 9 weeks old, smiling and doing lots of other good...
Hello, My background is from a family business that started out small and grew bigger through hard work, good decision making and above all customer focus. It sounds simple but I believe in trying to understand a customers needs and meeting them in a way that best suits them. This process isn’t a universal approach,...
It’s around a year since we properly opened for business at the garage. In some ways its flown by and in others it feels like its been the hardest year of work in my life ! We’ve really got to know many local people (and their cars) and I have to say theres an excellent...
My tyres really are always cheap, but sometimes people are strapped for cash and I just try to make them even cheaper. It’s that time of year. So I’ve taken a fiver off all the tyres in February ! I can do this because its my garage and I want too ! Lot’s of our...
At this time of year we find many people are looking to get things sorted for the year ahead. Some of us its time for a bit of dieting or more exercise, join the gym, all the usual resolutions – many of them broken after a few weeks. What we also see is a big...
If you want to chat about your winter tyre needs call me today on 0191 3757444. By cutting out middle-men and third party internet companies I make sure nobody beats my Darcy’s prices ! Over the last few weeks we’ve sold a lot of winter tyres. Durham and County Durham has a lot of hilly...
Lots of people phone Darcy’s now asking for part-worn or cheap tyres. In these times of austerity many people are managing money carefully and working within a budget, which is understandable. With regards part-worn tyres we don’t sell them. I could sell them if I wanted but it goes against my philosophy of providing our...