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Meet the Team – Johan du Plooy

  • Blog
  • 18th January 2017
  • By Donald

There is perhaps no more fitting way to introduce the 2017 Gallowglass blog, than by profiling our own quiet man, the understated and indefatigable Johan du Plooy.Originally from Cape Town in South Africa, he came to settle in London 2000, and joined Gallowglass Security in 2005.As with many who have prospered, and continue to do so, Johan is a graduate following years of honing his skills and leadership ability in the field. Since then he has distinguished himself on all manner of event security and man guarding assignments, on account of his ...

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The ISC Red Kites & Gallowglass Security raising money for Prostate Scotland.

  • Blog
  • 22nd April 2016
  • By Alta Blue

Having opened up a new Gallowglass Scottish office within the last year, it seemed only fitting that we took time out from our day to day activity in the provision of security services for a Scottish based charity to support.It was with alacrity that we accepted an invitation from the Red Kites Rugby Football club to lend our support to their magnificent fund raising efforts in support of Prostrate Scotland.The Edinburgh based Red Kites were formed in 2014 with the specific purpose of raising both funds and awareness for Prostate Scotland throu...

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Gallowglass Security Partners LLP – Rugby for Heroes Post Script

  • Blog
  • 5th November 2014
  • By Jack Flash

This has been a tremendously uplifting experience for us here at Gallowglass Security Partners LLP. What we were to discover, is that fundraising for charity, whilst immensely rewarding, is by no means a straightforward task! Given that there are many worthy charitable causes competing for the generosity of individuals and Companies, for sponsorship and donations.As a result of our efforts at Tough Mudder London South on 25th  October, we were delighted to be able to have raised £1,110 for the magnificent charity Rugby for Heroes. Their we...

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Gallowglass Security Partners LLP – Tough Mudder London South at Matterley Bowl 25th October 2014

  • Blog
  • 28th October 2014
  • By Jack Flash

It was a dreich London autumnal morning when the guys, Dave Jukes, Piers Routledge and George Mjavanadze, assembled for their departure at 0500 hours. Whether it was on account of the task facing them, the indecent hour, or the fact that one of them was nursing a hangover; the atmosphere resembled a rugby locker room with the air blue and laden with unrepeatable expletives!Happily, a steelier resolve prevailed as they cruised down the M3 to meet their opposition for the day, the cruel mistress, Tough Mudder; reputed to be the most notorious and...

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Profile of David Jukes the Gallowglass Security Endurance King – By Jack Flash

  • Events
  • 1st October 2014
  • By Jack Flash

We are delighted to profile today, Gallowglass Security Stalwart David Jukes, and to find out a little more about what motivates him to undertake his impressive range of endurance and fundraising efforts this year, and to champion his wonderful causes.Prior to joining Gallowglass Security, Dave enjoyed an outstanding, extensive and varied military career with the Staffordshire Regiment and 3 Rifles; and with them saw active service in all the major theatres of conflict that Britain has been involved in the last twenty years or so. This has in...

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Gallowglass Security takes on Tough Mudder challenge for Rugby For Heroes

  • Blog
  • 15th May 2014
  • By Alta Blue

The Tough Mudder gauntlet, in support for “Rugby for Heroes” has been thrown down, and seized by Gallowglass Security, with alacrity! Four foolhardy souls from Gallowglass Security; Dave Jukes , Piers Routledge, George Mjavanadze and Stuart Rae have entered Tough Mudder London South (Matterley Bowl Winchester) on the 25th October 2014. Tough Mudder is a 10 – 12 mile obstacle course designed to test stamina, strength, teamwork and determination. This particular event is reputed to Europe’s most gruelling; with freezing water, electric s...

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Meet the Team – George Mjavanadze

  • Blog
  • 2nd May 2014
  • By Jack Flash

Today we have the pleasure of placing under the spotlight George Mjavanadze, quite the Renaissance man , given his range of talent and experience.Originally from Tbilisi in Georgia, George attended the University of Georgia where he studied Banking and Finance, and has recently enjoyed the distinction of having been awarded an MBA from the University of Sunderland. Following graduation, he had a short stint as a commissioned officer in the Georgian Army, an experience that he regards as instrumental in developing his leadership skills.At Gallow...

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Gallowglass Security supports “Rugby for Heroes”.

  • Blog
  • 22nd April 2014
  • By Alta Blue

At Gallowglass Security, we have always believed that we have an obligation to society that goes beyond our immediate commercial interests. Over the years we have endeavored to support charitable causes either through direct donations or providing event security for free at charity fundraising events. We have decided, as part of our corporate social responsibility programme, to consolidate our efforts in a concerted fundraising effort for a nominated charity that resonates with us. As such we decided, unanimously, to choose “Rugby for Heroes...

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