Archive | March, 2019

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Get ready for summer by giving pests the push

21/03/2019 As temperatures start to rise, a national trade body is urging householders to take some simple steps to maintain a healthy environment. The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) says preventative action can help reduce species such as ants and flies thriving this summer and taking up residence in properties. According to Dee Ward-Thompson, BPCA […]

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Trade body sets out the case for hydrogen in air pollution debate

20/03/2019 A national trade body is calling for more action to give public and private sector motorists access to hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles, to tackle air pollution. With only water emitted from hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles, the British Compressed Gases Association says they are in pole position to make an immediate impact on […]

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Apprentices brushing up on their skills ahead of national competition

19/03/2019 A RECORD NUMBER of apprentices from across the country are brushing up on their skills ahead of a national painting and decorating contest. The Apprentice/Trainee of the Year competition, organised by the Painting and Decorating Association (PDA), puts apprentices through their paces battling it out to be named the best in the country. Consisting […]

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Lucideon expert gives insight into ‘new generation’ construction at key event

08/03/2019  A leading construction testing professional specialising in the field of sustainable offsite building set out some of the sector’s unique factors at a major event. Lucideon’s construction business manager, Joanne Booth, was invited to speak at Futurebuild, one of the largest exhibitions catering for the built environment in the UK, to share her experiences […]

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Summer school looks at putting economies on a more sustainable footing

04/03/2019 Sovereign money and regional currencies are frequently cited as possible solutions to put economies on a more sustainable footing. Gaining an understanding of concepts such as these and others within a truly international context brings an exciting dimension to the Vienna-based Alternative Economic and Monetary Systems (AEMS) programme, which challenges the norm and puts […]