Lancashire Times
Weekend Edition
7:00 AM 15th December 2019

Christmas Spotlight: Jonathan Oldfield Of Riverside Waste

Year after year, our festive spotlights prove very popular on our business pages. So, our advent calendar of business people is once again back for 2019! For every day of December, we’ll be putting a notable name from the region through their paces, with 12 quickfire ‘one word’ questions…

Next up, it’s Jonathan Oldfield, Managing Director of Riverside Waste Machinery…

Jonathan Oldfield
Jonathan Oldfield
Sum up 2019 for your business, in one word


And a word that summarises how you expect 2020 to pan out?


What’s the one word from this year you’re sick of hearing?

Brexit (still).

And the one you hope to hear more of in the 12 months ahead?


Which fellow Yorkshire business has impressed you this year?

Punch Creative.

If you could have one present for Christmas what would it be?

A pair of AirPods.

What’s the best Christmas gift you’ve ever bought for someone else?

A quad bike for my son.

What do you think is the most under-rated thing on your Christmas dinner plate?

Chestnut stuffing!

How many people will be around your table on Christmas day?

9, or 10 – one is still to confirm.

And which word would you use to sum up the ambience?


Your favourite Christmas tipple?

I’m loving a Kopperberg at the moment.

And a message to your friends, family, colleagues and peers as they welcome in 2020? (you can have more than one word for this one!)

Thank you all for your support!