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Angela Youngman speaks to 2019 UK Coach Driver of the Year Miguel Gonzalez who, against all the odds, has made a name for himself in the industry 2,000 miles away from his former home of Tenerife

It takes a lot of courage to move to a new country far from your homeland, uprooting your family and creating new lives for everyone. Yet for Miguel Gonzalez, it has proved to be a winning formula – resulting in him being named the 2019 UK Coach Driver of the Year.

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Receiving this accolade marks a major transformation from his situation just four years ago, when he was an unemployed coach driver thousands of miles away in Tenerife. It is the result of a remarkable social media link created between Miguel and Phil Hitchen, Managing Director of Belle Vue Coaches in Manchester.

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