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How to Make the Most of your First Student Room

Posted on: June 23, 2020

Moving away to university is for many an exciting and sometimes a daunting time, especially if this is the first time you have lived without your parents. There is so much to think about that may not have occurred to you before and is the first big step for many…

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How to stay on budget when building your own home

Posted on: June 15, 2020

The most important part of a self-build project is sticking to the budget. The results of going drastically over budget could mean moving into the new home is more difficult or even mean having to sell up once the build is complete. Here are some tips to prevent a disaster…

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How to Be a Great Motivational Manager

Posted on: June 4, 2020

We all have had managers who weren’t the best – remember David Brent from the office? Nobody wants to be a manager like him, that’s for sure! So, if you are new to being a manager and are wondering how to keep employees motivated without becoming a David Brent style…

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A brief history of the Isle of Aran.

Posted on: June 3, 2020

Guarding the approaches to Galway bay are the “stepping stones” of Inishmore, Inishmaan and Inisheer, collectively known as the Isles of Aran. Here the traditions of a past Ireland have remained with most of the inhabitants being bilingual. They keep alive the old Irish language along with English. The island…

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Adapting to working from home

Posted on: June 3, 2020

If you are currently working from home and looking at ways in which you can adapt to this new way of working there are a number of things that you can do to support yourself. Image credit Go to work – whilst we can not attend our workplaces and for…

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Transporting Nuclear Materials Across the UK

Posted on: June 1, 2020

Most people do not realise it, but nuclear materials, including nuclear weapons are being moved around the country on a regular basis. There re many reasons for this, from removal of waste, to weapons maintenance. These are transported in highly secure loads, known as nuclear convoys. When it comes to…

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Do you know what a spreadsheet is?

Posted on: May 11, 2020

Spreadsheets are used in a variety of different ways – from analysing statistical data through to managing projects. In essence they are a way to store tabular data – whatever that data may be and wherever it came from, either manually input or imported as a result of using a…

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Got an allergy? Get a wood floor

Posted on: May 11, 2020

If you suffer from asthma and Hay fever or other allergies you might be better off getting a wood floor rather than having an old fashioned carpet. Carpets are not as good as wood flooring in these circumstances as the traditional carpet has fibres. Fibres are woven into a weave…

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What to wear to the Formula One

Posted on: May 6, 2020

Whether you are a regular attendee to the Formula 1 racing or this is your first time, like any event, the old question of what to wear raises its head. We have put together some simple fashion tips to help you get ready for the weekend, from practice day to…

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Facts to know about retirement.

Posted on: May 6, 2020

For the most part the current retirement age is now 67 to 68. It was as low as 65 for men and 60 for women, now 62. As we live longer the age that we retire at has begun to rise in line with a modern society’s economy and demographic.…

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Flame on for the Human Torch and Friends.

Posted on: May 4, 2020

The Fantastic Four have been one of the mainstays of Marvel throughout its existence. The exploits of Reed, Sue (his wife), Johnny (Sue’s younger brother) and their friend Ben Grimm have been documented since nineteen sixty one and the series and characters are still going strong today. There have been…

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Facts you may not know about divorce

Posted on: May 2, 2020

We often hear in the media that more and more couples are getting divorced and it seems like celebrity relationships end quicker than they started but are these reports actually true? A Family Law Gloucester company will certainly see a number of clients each year but what other facts do…

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Reasons for hiring an expert to free up clogged drains

Posted on: April 30, 2020

Clogged up drains are caused by a buildup of substances and objects in the pipeline which transports wastewater. Items can be organic or inorganic, which could include food, grease, hair, soap and plastic pieces and chunks. So, drains should be regularly cleaned to prevent clogging. Clogged drains are highly inconvenient.…

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What does a Letting agent do?

Posted on: April 28, 2020

In this modern age the current generation has gained another title that they don’t really want or need. They are called “Generation Rent”. With house prices incredibly high the deposit required at a minimum of ten percent seems a tough challenge to even the most frugal of savers. Therefore this…

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The Neo-Gothic glory at Manchester’s heart.

Posted on: April 27, 2020

A truly magnificent structure sits in Manchester. It is the town hall, a beautiful example of the Neo-Gothic style made popular in the Victorian era and an example of the city’s growing importance and power at the time. It was the design of Alfred Waterhouse, a man committed to introducing…

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Making things highly visible.

Posted on: April 24, 2020

In our modern world the requirements of adequate safety provision have become, and rightly so, very important. This is why we now see a huge amount of reflective material either on ourselves when walking or cycling and also on vehicles to distinguish them when on the road. Such an important…

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The contributions of Marie Curie-Sklodowska.

Posted on: April 23, 2020

Easily one, if not the, most recognisable names in the advancement of medicine is that of Marie Curie born Maria Curie-Sklodowska in Warsaw, Poland. Her contribution to the world of medical study is incalculable. It would be impossible to say how, many lives have been saved and treatments developed from…

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