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Is the rail sector ready to face weather extremes this year?
Is the rail sector ready to face weather extremes this year?

2020 has gotten off to a chilly start, and the forecast predicts that the weather is going to continue getting frostier. Last year, scientists from UCL published a long-range weather forecast predicting extreme weather reminiscent of the infamous Beast from the East in 2018. Read on to find out more about these…

Derby’s Derventio Housing Trust celebrates a decade of helping the homeless
Derby’s Derventio Housing Trust celebrates a decade of helping the homeless

An award-winning housing trust which offers homeless people across Derbyshire a roof over their heads – and the help and opportunities they need to stay there – is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Derventio Housing Trust, which has become renowned for its innovative approach to tackling issues associated with…

Harvey wins big apartment contract
Harvey wins big apartment contract

Leading Henley-in-Arden based commercial decoration company Harvey UK has clinched a £1 million-plus contract to decorate apartments on one of the biggest regeneration projects in London. Harvey UK will carry out all of the painting, decorating and finishing work on more than 300 apartments on the Elephant and Castle…

Why you must use food grade lubrication
Why you must use food grade lubrication

Smooth and efficient operations are imperative in production and manufacturing, crucial in all industries — including the food and beverage industry. Given we consume food and drink, it’s imperative that harmless lubrication is used to avoid toxic effects from traditional greases and oils. Worryingly, there are…

MTC in ‘Best Companies To Work For’ list
MTC in ‘Best Companies To Work For’ list

The pioneering Manufacturing Technology Centre near Coventry has been recognised in the prestigious “Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2020” list. The accolade recognises the MTC’s employee engagement and teamwork. The MTC has been rated number 77 in the list, and accredited with a…

Cast announced for Nottingham Playhouse’s production of Private Peaceful
Cast announced for Nottingham Playhouse’s production of Private Peaceful

Nottingham Playhouse has revealed the cast of upcoming wartime tale Private Peaceful. Including several actors from Nottinghamshire, it’s a production that is set to transport families and schools back in time. Acknowledged by Morpurgo as his favourite work, this adaptation is a new ensemble-version by Simon Reade.…

Time for a virtual cuppa
Time for a virtual cuppa

Fancy a virtual cuppa? Businesswoman Sarah Banks from Stanley Common is inviting people to take part in a virtual cuppa and receive business advice whilst also supporting Dementia UK, a cause that is close to her heart after she her Grandmother was affected by the devastating disease. As March begins it marks the…

Future challenges for the engineering industry
Future challenges for the engineering industry

The engineering industry is a complex field of expertise, and it is involved in multiple aspects of our daily lives, from heating our homes to keeping us connected to the internet. Countless parts of our everyday lives are supported by engineering. But as the times change, more is being demanded from engineers.…

Rock Fall launch new Neoprene Wellington with advanced durability and visibility features for road and rail workers
Rock Fall launch new Neoprene Wellington with advanced durability and visibility features for road…

  Rock Fall, a multi-award-winning second-generation family owned business in Derbyshire, sits at the forefront of the safety footwear market supplying more than 600,000 pairs per year, their world first innovations provide solutions to the ever-changing demands of modern industry. The company has redeveloped one…

Under pressure: Top 3 rules to safely deep-sea dive
Under pressure: Top 3 rules to safely deep-sea dive

Deep sea diving is an exhilarating career — being able to explore the world’s deep and mysterious oceans is certainly a privilege. The same goes for those seeking to push their limits by adventuring down to the depths below for recreation. Certainly a fascinating place, given we know more about the surface of the…