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Regarding the driving tuition I received from 1 Way with my instructor Chris Brown I would like to say I was very satisfied with his help and patience whilst learning me to drive.

He made me feel at ease which helped my concentration and...
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I had Martin Powell as my driving instructor , who not only helped me learn to drive but helped me develop my confidence in driving. Martin had so much patience with me and made me feel at ease. I would like to say a massive thank you to Martin for teaching...
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I passed my driving test on 12th march 2014 with the help of my driving instructor Cat Sambell. I just wanted to say a massive thank you to her for all of her support and that I would recommend her as an instructor to anybody!
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Aimee Doherty - Sneinton

I started learning with 1 way driving school after moving and not having any lessons for over a year, I had grown very unconfident behind the wheel and had forgotten most of my previous lessons. Martin Powell was a very calm and collected teacher, the...
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I felt very comfortable with Martin Powell as my instructor, so enjoyed my lessons with him. His instruction was very clear and suited me and I enjoyed his company. Thanks Martin!
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Ben Topley - Saxondale

Passed my test 28th February 2014 first time, with 9 lessons and I have to say that I enjoyed every lesson. My instructor, Martin Powell was always friendly and patient. I would highly recommend 1 Way driving school and with it´s high quality instructors....
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Didn´t realise I could do this so would have done it sooner if I did! Would just like to thank Andrew Wakefield for teaching me how to drive and getting me through my test back in September. He made my driving experience extremely enjoyable and I...
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Siani Veal - Mapperley

I would like to say a massive thank you to Cathryn Sambell who gave me the help and support I needed to pass my driving test. I couldn´t have done it without her. I would 100% recommend her as a driving instructor, she is very comforting for nervous...
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A huge thank you to Jo who got me through my driving test, the best instructor I have ever had. A lovely lady and would 100% recommended Jo to anyone I know. I am actually gonna miss my weekly lessons with her :) thank you again!!

Amy xx
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Just want to say a giant thank you to Jo Haines for helping me pass my driving test 1st time. I´m not the calmest person but when I was with Jo I felt so much different, she had so much confidence in me. Not every lesson went well which made me feel...
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Daisy Hopkinson - Whatton

Thank you so much to Martin Powell he is the best instructor ever. Don´t think I would have passed 1st time without him. Thank you xx No.1driving instructor !x
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Just want to say a massive thank you to Jo Haines. Without her support, guidance & patience I wouldn´t of made it this far or got through my test :) she´s a lovely person & is very helpful & supportive in what she does. I would...
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I´m pleased to say I´ve passed my test in 5 months after only having an average of just over an hour a week tutoring with Chris Brown. So a big thanks to Chris and I will be recommending you to family and friends.
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Ryan Roberts - Cotgrave

When I first began to learn to drive I knew nothing about the workings of a car. After a couple of weeks of learning it became pretty clear that I wasn’t picking it up easily nor was I a natural driver. At times I would get quite down about my progress...
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Just wanted to say...

thank you so much to Cat.

I passed 1st time.

I never thought I would pass my test ever, let alone 1st time.

Thank you so much, I would never had done it without Cat.
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I would like to say the biggest thank you to the most amazing driving instructor, Jo. I never thought I would ever pass my test, let alone actually enjoy driving, but with her help shes made it all possible. She´s one of the kindest people i´ve...
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I would just like to say a massive thank you to Martin Powell who helped me pass my driving test first time.

I would recommend Martin to anyone who needs lessons or is looking to learn to drive because he’s one of the best. The lessons...
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Would just like to say a massive thank you to Cat Sambell on helping me pass my driving test! I would definitely recommend her as a driving instructor especially if you are a bit nervous about your test. Thank you so much for all your help!
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Thank you to Chris Brown, an excellent teacher and instructor answered all my questions. Taught everything with clarity and helped me understand everything. Wouldn´t have been able to pass without him, I felt confident in my test and would recommend...
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Would like to say a big thanks to Jo Haines on helping me pass my test. A great instructor would highly recommend.
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Big thank you to Jo Haines, I would recommend her to anyone! I found that on the test I struggled with nerves but Jo knew what to do and I can´t thank her enough, genuinely just a great teacher! #teamjo
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I want to say a huge thank you to my instructor Cat who helped me pass my test on Tuesday 21st May. I would highly recommend you guys to Cat, she´s the best. Thank you Cat.
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Brodie Cope - Beeston

Just want to say a massive thank you to Alex Sleigh for helping me pass my test first time! You have been an amazing instructor and I wouldn´t have been able to do this without you!! :d xx
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I passed my test second time, from NTU Clifton Campus after six months with 1 way. I learnt for a few months with a different driving school, but didn´t feel like they were doing much for me.



Since seeing 1 way on google...
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Huge thanks to Paul Hessey for teaching me to drive. His calm and patient attitude were really helpful in helping to build my confidence and ability. He was especially excellent at explaining how to do manoeuvres, which I really appreciated. Thanks for...
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I would like to say a gigantic thank you to Jo Haines my driving instructor. I was always adamant that i didn´t ever want to drive as I could get around on my 2 feet very well thank you very much..looking back I think I was just too scared. I finally...
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Jo-Anne Woods - Sneinton

Just want to say a massive thank you to Chris Brown for helping me pass my test first time. I have not long moved to Nottingham so it made it so much harder to learn to drive in a city I didn´t know, but Chris is such a patient instructor with a...
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I want to say a huge and very well deserved thank you to my driving instructor Martin Powell who helped me pass my driving test yesterday!



Martin came very highly recommended to me after teaching many friends n family including...
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After passing my diving test a few weeks ago,



I could not have done it without Jo,



the best driving instructor anyone could ask for,



I loved my lessons so much I wanted...
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Nick Mouj - Colwick

I passed first time with Paul Flemming who was a ´top professional´ instructor. He was friendly, approachable and had a good sense of humour which helped in relieving the stress when first driving on the roads. A big thank you!!!!
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Thank you so much to Jo Haines who helped me pass my driving test today!! She really restored my confidence after failing with a previous instructor and was so friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend her. Thanks again Jo xxx
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Passed my driving test 1st time today with Cat Sambell. I would really recommend her as a driving instructor to everyone, especially if you are a bit nervous about driving as Cat calmed me down and gave me confidence. Lessons were made enjoyable with Cat...
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Would just like to say a massive thankyou to Cat Sambell on helping me pass my driving test! Definitely the best instructor I could have had to help build my confidence and put me in my place when need be! So, thank you so much for all your help, you have...
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Huggggeee thanks to Cat Sambell! Fantastic instructor! She’s patient, friendly and has a great sense of humour. (i’m actually going to miss having my driving lesson every week) I would recommend her to everyone! I couldn’t of passed without her!...
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I passed my test on the second try today 10th Dec 2012. My driving instructor was Paul Fleming, I could not praise him more! I had a real issue with roundabouts and that´s what I failed on the first time, but thanks to Paul, we dealt with them and...
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Fiona Quarton - Arnold

I would like to thank Jo Haines for helping me pass my test 1st time. She was professional, friendly and very patient. She is a very good teacher, explaining everything clearly and great at helping correct and perfect my technique. I took an extra motorway...
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Just wanted so say a huge thank you to Joanne Haines who helped me pass my driving test! She was a great teacher who always made me feel comfortable and relaxed while driving! A nice person who I will be recommending to friends, thanks again Jo! x
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A big thankyou to Joanne Haines for helping me towards the success of passing my driving test. Jo was a great instructor, always made me feel comfortable and was a great teacher! I will recommend Jo to everyone, she helped me gain more confidence in myself...
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I signed up with one way in August, but had 15 hours of driving experience with another company. My former instructor was unreliable – often cancelling without giving any notice – would take me on the same route every time I did go out, and generally...
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A big thank you to 1-Way Driving School and my brilliant instructor Paul Fleming. I was overjoyed when I passed at Colwick, never thought the day would come when I´d do it. Paul is a highly skilled teacher, who totally understood my lack of self-confidence...
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Absolutly brill! Their main aim is to make you a safe and confident driver and they want you to pass as soon as your ready. Cat is the number 1 driving instructor. Such an amazing teacher. So glad I went with her after having bad experiences with 2 other...
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I passed 2nd time with Martin, I absolutely loved my time learning to drive with him. It was relaxed and I always felt in safe hands (don´t know whether he did!). I will always recommend him to anyone who I know who needs lessons because I know how...
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Callum Gough - Keyworth

Started taking lessons on the 15 march 2012 with Paul Heard (who I must say is an absolute amazing instructor), and I passed 1st time on the 30th of August. I literally put it all down to Paul! He made learning to drive a real pleasure, being very clear...
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I would like to say thank you to Chris Brown for helping me pass my driving test. He is really good and I would recommend him to my friends. Thank you Chris.
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Like to say thanks to Jo for helping me to pass, wouldn´t have been able to do it if it wasn´t for her. She has got so much patience and is so easy to get on with. I would definitely recommend her to anyone thinking of having driving lessons....
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Just wanted to say a massive thanks to Andy Wakefield. I passed my test at the ripe old age of 34 couldnt have done it without him a brilliant instructor and a great bloke. Cheers mate.
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Cat is an excellent driving instructor: her calm, friendly and supportive approach have helped me, not just to pass my test, but to feel really confident about driving on my own. Thank you.
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BJ Lannon - Bingham

What can I say other than bang on. Felt no pressure always had every answer to any question I asked and got me through my test fine. Would def recommend to everyone wanting to learn to drive. Thanks Martin and Paul
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Ashley Rolfe - Clifton

I would like to say a big thank you to Mike Kalwa for all the support and help through to my test. I passed 1st time with him. Thanks Ashley
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I would like to say a huge thanks to Mike Kalwa for taking the time and having the patience to teach me how to drive. I successfully passed my driving test on 12th June 2012 at Colwick Driving Test Centre. Thanks again Mike!
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Sam Knight - Calverton

I´d just like to thank 1 Way Driving School and in particular Mark Hazeldon for all of his help. Thanks to him I passed first time and I recommend anybody who wants to learn to drive with one of the friendliest guys around to give 1 Way a call and...
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Kieran Rowe - Nottingham

Massive thanks to Jo Haines for helping me pass my test 1st time!! She´s so patient, funny and a genuinly nice person. I couldn´t have asked for a better instructor! I couldn´t have done it without her. Thanks again Jo! xx
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Just wanted to say a massive thank you to my instructor Cat for helping me to pass my test first time. I would recommend her to anyone, especially those who may be lacking confidence. I will definitely recommend Cat and 1 Way to my friends. Thank You x...
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Many thanks to Paul Flemming, an excellent teacher and an all round nice guy. He helped me improve my driving skills and confidence significantly. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone.


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Jade Brett - Carlton

Just wanted to say a BIG Thanks to Martin for helping me pass 1st time. Thanks for being so patient and giving me the confidence to pass my test. I will definitely be recommending you to all my friends. X
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I want to say a massive thank you to Jo Haines for helping me pass my test first time today. I would recommend her to anyone, and also the confidence she gave me. Many Thanks
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Thanks to Paul Fleming for being such a brilliant teacher!Coming from India i was clueless about the road layouts and traffic systems here and my long unavoidable driving lesson breaks made it look like long lost dream but eventually Paul made it all possible.I...
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Would just love to say a massiveeeee thankyou to Jo Haines! She helped me pass 1st time, shes a wicked instructor and if you want to learn to drive go with Jo at 1 way!
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I passed my test 1st time with Joanne Haines at Chalfont Drive. She is a brilliant instructor, easy to get along with and really supportive. I would recommend anyone to learn with Jo. Thanks Jo your the best xxxxxx
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Rob Flint - Cotgrave

I would like to say thanks to Martin I passed my test 1st time with only 1 minor fault. Martin was always reliable and professional and helped me reach a really good standard of driving. I would recommend Martin and 1 Way Driving School to anyone who is...
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I would like to say a BIG Thank you to Martin for getting me through my driving test 1st time!!!! It was the best 18th birthday present ever!!
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I would like to say a great big thank you to Cat!!!!!!!!!!! Your the best instructor and I would recommended you to anyone, thanks for getting me through my test & pass plus :-)
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Laura Malone - Cotgrave

I had Martin as my instructor and he has taught me to drive from start to finish. He is so patient and always encouraged me on all my lessons which helped me to gain the confidence and skills to pass 1st time. Thanks for everything Martin x
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Emily Bannister

Can i just thank Cat for being an awesome instructor who got me through my test first time!! I will definitely recommend her and 1 way to my friends and family. Thank you x
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I started lessons with Cat after a horrible experience with another company and she was so patient and explained everything clearly, that after a couple of lessons my confidence was back up and i have now passed. I would recommend her to anyone wishing...
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I would like to thank my instructor Jo and 1 Way Driving School for helping me pass my test. She made everything seem so easy to learn and always made me feel confident and capable. I will recommend this school to anyone who wishes to learn to drive. Thank...
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I want to say a really big Thank You to Jo for getting me through my test 1st time! You are an amazing instructor and I could not have done it without you,
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34 years of age..........never believed I could pass my test........but thanks to Paul

Flemming i did it......one of the happiest days of my life and would never of done it if Paul had not taught me.....I would of given up if it were not...
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Im so glad I picked 1 way to be my driving school. They helped me pass first time thanks to Chris Brown
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Can I thank Cat for being such a great instructor and being so lovely and patient with me with the aspects of driving i found difficult. I will be looking out for friends to recommend her to. :) Thank you - Sarah
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Jayne Allen - Beeston

Thanks to Paul Fleming getting my confidence up and getting me a cancellation,I passed my driving test today first time with no faults :). Thanks for being a great instructor Paul couldnt have done it without you a star instructor. - Jayne x
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Rachael Hammond - Arnold

Just a little message to say thank you to my driving instructor Jo for all your guiding help. Thank you for being patient and having the confidence in me to pass first time (which i did haha!!)many thanks Jo. From Rae x
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I would like to thank my brilliant instructor, Alex Sleigh, for all of her patience and encouragement, which enabled me to pass my driving test first time!!!! There were times when I doubted my own abilities, but Alex was always so supportive and her...
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Jessica Hyde - Clifton

I would like to say a huge thank you to Paul Heard for teaching me to drive and having the confidence in me to pass my test first time! I had a previous experience with a driving instructor that greatly knocked my confidence and a family friend recommended...
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I would like to say a massive thankyou to John Mawson & Alex Sleigh who have put up with me and my nerves! I finally passed my driving test today with Alex :) Both instructors have been brilliant and have helped me with my nerves and helped build up my...
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Becci Newlove - Wollaton

I was recommended to 1 Way from family, really glad they did :) and I passed my driving test first time in January 2011 with Martin. Martin was patient, calm and friendly in all my driving lessons and gave me the skills and confidence I needed to pass...
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Thanks to Cat Sambell I passed 1st time! She is a very patient and friendly instructor, I will miss her. Thanks Cat !!! xx
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I passed my test back in october 10, with Chris Brown, the teacher who makes any driving instructor look like Justin Bieber on a bad hair day.



Looking back over the three months ive been driving solo, ive realized just...
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Kelly Such - Cotgrave

Thanks to Alex i passed!! Couldnt have done it without you!. Alex is a fantastic instructor with loads of patience and a great sense of humour! I will definately recommend her to everyone. Thank you so much Alex xxx
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I just had to write to say many thanks for such excellent customer service -

it takes a lot to impress me, but I must say, for once my customer

expectations have been highly exceeded.



After an email...
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I found 1 way driving school very good value, my instructor Chris Brown was an exceptional teacher, he taught me the skills required at a suitable pace and very effienctley , he was calm, constructive and considererate . He is also very approchable...
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Thanks to Jo I passed first time (wouldnt have been able to do it without you!). Jo is a lovely person and a fantastic instructor with tons of patience and a good sense of humor! I would definately recommend her to anyone wanting lessons. Thank You Jo...
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Luke Gee - Beeston

Cat was an excellent instructor. She explained everything clearly, was patient and understanding whenever I struggled with certain aspects of driving. I passed first time due to her expert tuition and I would strongly recommend her to friends and family.
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Martin is the best instructor ever! Answered all my dumb questions and always calmed me down when i started to get in a flap. I miss the laughs and 6th gear! I have had, and will continue to recommend anyone who I know to learn with him! Thankyou x
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Can I thank Paul Heard for getting Neil through his test. Me and his dad are so pleased. Thanks Lynn Hartland
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I had Cat as my instructor. Well what can i say about Cat.... wicked,amazing,awesome! Would recommend Cat and the 1 Way team, thanks for everything x
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I had Cat as an instructor and she is the best! I had a break in my driving and was slightly nervous about starting my lessons up again. Cat was really helpful, understanding and friendly, and she helped my confidence grow. i have her to thank for passing...
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Jo was my instructor and she was amazing! Really patient, encouraging and dead easy to talk to. Thanks for everything! x
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Fiona Barber - Cotgrave

Martin you are a saint. You got me through it passing first time with only one minor, how cool is that lol, have already rec loads of friends to you, but wheres my commission lol
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Hannah Fox - Beeston

Paul is theee best instructor! Passed 1st time .. going to miss the gossip :D Defo recommend him x
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Although i failed a couple of times this was deserved, martin was a legend of an instructor, am a safe and good driver now because of him despite the couple of fails!!
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Lisa Searcy - Daybrook

I passed 1st time and its all down to Joanne Haines who helped me throught this. Jo made me feel welcome , calm ,comfortable and helped me gain my confidence which i did not have a lot of.Thanks again Jo .x.x.x.x
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Sean Grundy - Cotgrave

I started my lessons on my 17th birthday back in April. Had Martin as my instructor and he was fantastic. Absolute beginner to on the road within 5 months, excellent tuition, would definately recommend to anyone! Thanks guys!!!!!
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