Monthly Archives: December 2014

Gritters cover equivalent of London to Tokyo

Originally posted on Surrey News:
Surrey County Council’s gritting lorries have treated 6,089 miles of road since Christmas Eve, which is the equivalent of travelling from London to Tokyo*. As temperatures plummeted, the council’s winter operation kicked into gear with…

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The Magna Carta at 800

Greatfully re-blogged from the Economist: The uses of history : How did a failed treaty between medieval combatants come to be seen as the foundation of liberty in the Anglo-Saxon world? THE great bronze doors of America’s Supreme Court are … Continue reading

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Networking and putting back #WinterPimms

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Originally posted on @PaulDeach:
I occasionally go to Networking events. Often (but certainly not all of the time) I find them tedious and not worth the effort. But recently I went to a business networking event which was so cool…

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Conman convicted of peddling counterfeit DVDs worth over £750,000

Originally posted on Surrey News:
A conman who swindled more than £750k out of unsuspecting shoppers has been stopped in his tracks by Surrey County Council Trading Standards. Trevor Pegg, 61, of Epsom was found guilty on 13 different counts…

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The Canadian Rockies, Day 3: Moraine Lake, Saddleback Pass & Takakkaw Falls

Originally posted on Lightscapes Nature Photography Blog:
In the aftermath of a disappointing day at Lake O’Hara, I had hopes for better luck on Day 3.  My plan was to shoot sunrise at Moraine Lake, about a 20-25 minute drive…

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#PolTwt 2014 What Police Do

Originally posted on Simple Things:
Hi, heres a quick blog about policing on social media as I have supported previous Police global twitter days using the hashtag  #PolTwt . Today is the 4th one and for the first time there appears to be some…

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HMRC TARGETS SOLICITORS THAT HAVEN’T PAID ENOUGH TAX

Originally posted on Simple Things:
? New taxman campaign focused on solicitors. HM Revenue & Custom’s (HMRC) latest tax crackdown is focused on solicitors that have not paid enough tax. The latest campaign from the taxman is calling on solicitors to…

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