LGA responds to proposed ‘automatic’ planning reforms

Responding to the Government’s proposed planning reforms, Local Government Association Chairman, Cllr James Jamieson said: “While we await the details of these planning proposals, it is vital that any reforms provide the right protections so residents have the power to... View Article

Offsite manufacturing mitigates risk of working from height

Figures from the Health and Safety Executive reveal roofers account for 24% of work-related deaths in the construction industry. Working at height can be a perilous activity, particularly for the operators making lengthy modifications to products which could have been... View Article

LED represents 14% of all household lighting appliances

According to AMA Research’s latest Lighting Market Report the move towards the use of LEDs has increased, where this technology is estimated to represent 14% of lighting appliances owned by UK households. LEDs growth in market share has been underpinned... View Article

Fire Service answers developer’s safety call

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service answered the call from a North East regeneration and development specialist to strike a deal which has improved both site and fire safety. By agreeing a licence for nearly 1.4 acres of unused... View Article

Do boilers need an annual service?

Whether it’s the car’s service, a tax return or house insurance renewal, there are plenty of annual tasks on our to-do lists. But for many people, an annual boiler service just doesn’t feature. It might not be that surprising. When... View Article

Georgia strengthens the John Chambers Wildflower team

Since 2013 the John Chambers brand has been owned by Green-tech, the UKs leading landscape supplier. With a reputation for excellent quality seeds and doing things the old-fashioned way; all seed is prepared by hand; John Chambers Wildflowers can be... View Article