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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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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LEADERSHIP: Who is in charge?

Originally posted on Walk the Talk:
Any organisation that has to deal with major incidents whether that be the Police, Fire or Ambulance use a command and control system. For those not familiar with the structure, there follows a brief…

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Christmas Tree Lights

with thanks to trading Standards for this…. It’s that time of year again when you need to climb up into the loft and bring down the Christmas decorations to be strung up throughout the house. A house fire, most likely sparked … Continue reading

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Egham Hythe Christmas Tree Festival 2014

Big thanks to the awesome Phil Simcock for the pics…               I met PSCO Dave Humphrey today at St Paul’s Church as we set up Christmas trees for the Egham Hythe festival, please see … Continue reading

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