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Reopening safely: How CO2 monitoring can improve ventilation and lower infection risk


Assessing the efficacy of ventilation with CO2 monitors has been identified as a key strategy for enabling a safe and COVID-Secure return to work and school.

UltraCrete Permanent Pothole Repair certified for 10 years


UltraCrete, highway maintenance materials manufacturer, celebrate after world-renowned Permanent Pothole Repair receives BBA HAPAS Certification for 10th year.

Facing Change Together – HAUC(UK) Convention 2021


HAUC(UK) has announced its Annual Convention which takes places online on 19th and 20th May 2021. The theme is ‘Facing Change Together’.

Skilled drivers create an efficient supply chain


Local authorities and construction companies across the UK are choosing FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme as the conduit to prove the efficiency and safety of commercial vehicles under their charge.

Smarter building controls will help schools to go green and reduce costs


J2 Innovations: schools need to take advantage of new innovative technologies to drive down energy costs and reduce carbon emissions.

Defra appoints Noise Consultants Ltd to lead delivery of an environmental noise modelling system


Noise Consultants Ltd has been appointed by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to lead the development of a noise modelling system capable of preparing national noise maps.

Minimising sound one step at a time


Although the main concerns over the last year have been around the cleanliness and hygiene of buildings, there is another factor that needs to be considered: noise control. Chris Rand, Senior Marketing Executive at Forbo Flooring Systems, explains more here.

Passing the test with Fibo


Working alongside wet room floor manufacturer, On The Level, Fibo recently ran an experiment to prove just how waterproof its products are – with impressive results!

Free event gives insight into Austria’s expertise in Positive Energy Districts


Professionals and students with an interest in areas including energy, architecture and urban planning can tap into world-leading expertise in a free online event, the GBS Expert Talk Series - Positive Energy Districts.

EarthSense Collaborates with WSP to Investigate Air Pollution Around London Schools


EarthSense, the air quality expert, is collaborating with professional services and consulting firm, WSP to assess the air quality around a consortium of schools in London.

Multevo to host first ever live virtual sweeper demo


Multevo are hosting their first ever online demonstration of the new Multihog CV sweeper on the 19th of February between 11:00am and 12:00pm.

Clean break for flooring


Garry Bateman explains how local authorities can deliver high-performing, safe indoor environments.

Safe and green in 2021 to meet new ULEZ and DVS rules


2021 sees the launch of two new London-centric directives, which build on the work our industry has already done in recent years to improve safety for vulnerable road users and lessen the environmental impact of heavy haulage and construction vehicles.

Vent-Axia’s Lo-Carbon PoziDry Pro PIV Successfully Tackles Condensation and Mould in Test Home


Leading British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia has put its Lo-Carbon PoziDry Pro™ Positive Input Ventilation (PIV) to the test in a real home environment.

Hassle-free winter maintenance with Toro Parts and Reesink Turfcare


Toro parts and distributor Reesink Turfcare continue to have all you need to make machinery maintenance as hassle-free as possible.

PayByPhone donates more than 41,000 trees with its 2020 Green Christmas Campaign


PayByPhone is donating 41,333 trees in its local authority clients’ names to mangrove projects in Madagascar under its Green Christmas seasonal initiative that supports reforestation and provides essentials such as medicines and food to villagers.

PayPoint provides fast access to cash for school meal vouchers


Following news that the UK Government has extended the provision of free school meals for the Christmas holidays - and all school breaks until summer 2021 - PayPoint is reminding local authorities that they can issue money to financially vulnerable families in real-time.

Are you ready for Winter?


At UltraCrete, our priority is to ensure that you always have the information and support you need to help make the best use of our quality road maintenance materials.

Vent-Axia Wins Domestic Ventilation Product of the Year at H&V News Awards


Market-leading ventilation expert Vent-Axia is celebrating winning the ‘Domestic Ventilation Product of the Year’ award at the prestigious H&V News Awards.

CTEK and EVC sign deal to help meet the growing demands for EV charging in the UK


CTEK and EVC have announced an exciting new partnership to supply Electrical Vehicle charging equipment and associated services across the UK.

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Good luck Liverpool

Intervention can be the best thing that happens to a council, ‘and can serve only to define the past not the future’, says Jo Miller. But the cause of the failure must be recognised and the right series of actions taken, she believes.
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