December 30, 2016

Silver surfers more likely to take on floods

According to a recent survey carried out by the Environment Agency and the AA, nearly half of drivers aged 65 and over would be willing to drive through a flood, putting themselves and their vehicle at risk, rather than turn around and find a different route.
December 16, 2016

UK councils see the light

Most of us are familiar with the warm orange glow of street lighting. The lamps are lit with sodium bulbs, which work by passing an electric current through a tube containing solid sodium. The reaction produces large amounts of heat and light.
December 9, 2016

London’s burning, fetch the camera

The past 25 years have seen an upsurge in the number of children in the UK and significant investment in education.
December 9, 2016

Honey, I shrunk the office

This office is definitely not one for claustrophobics. Danish creative director Jonas Hallberg has renovated an old trailer into his own shabby-chic mobile office, meaning he can work wherever he likes.
November 30, 2016

How to protect yourself from winter floods

Many regions around the UK have been hit by storms and floods in the past few months.
November 25, 2016

Drivers and cyclists: can they share the road?

Whether it is for leisure or the daily commute, cycling has rapidly gained popularity in recent years as a cheap, emission-free way to travel.
November 18, 2016

Fit to burst

As winter approaches, it’s important to protect buildings from cold weather – taking some simple steps in advance can help to reduce costly repairs and maintenance.
November 11, 2016

Such great heights

Falls from a height in the workplace are worryingly common, making up a large proportion of personal injury claims brought against employers.
November 4, 2016

Electrical safety in winter weather: the essentials

During the winter, when days get shorter and colder, our electricity consumption increases as we use more heat, light and energy.