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Monday 3rd December Blog

Hello!   It's December, and the weather is set to get colder!   Former US President George HW Bush has died age 94. Bush served as the 41st president from 1989 to 1993, following two terms as vice president under Ronald Raegan. His extensive public service record also included stints as director of the CIA, chairman of the Republican National Committee, and ambassador to th... Read More

Posted on Mon 3rd Dec, 2018 in: Blog

Tuesday 20th November Blog

Hello!   It's certainly getting colder now...   November has been mild but it will be all change this week as an easterly flow draws in much colder air. Over the last few weeks, daytime highs have been widely in the low to mid-teens, reaching 18C on the 3rd, 5th and 17th of this month. That is well above average, but by no means historic, with the UK's November record stand... Read More

Posted on Tue 20th Nov, 2018 in: Blog

Monday 5th November Blog

Good Morning!   Remember, Remember, the 5th of November!   Leicester City footballers have visited a Thai temple to pay their respects to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, the club's late owner. The popular billionaire, along with 4 other people, were killed when his helicopter crashed and burst into flames as it left the King Power Stadium on 27th October. The 60-year-old's funeral begn beh... Read More

Posted on Mon 5th Nov, 2018 in: Blog

Monday 22nd October Blog

Good Morning!   The winter mornings are kicking in, but with warm days!   Plastic Straws could be banned in England in a year. Environment Secretary Michael Gove has launched a consultation on the government's plan to ban the distribution and sale of plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds. The government is hoping to introduce the ban between October next year and October 202... Read More

Posted on Mon 22nd Oct, 2018 in: Blog

Tuesday 16th October Blog

Good Morning!   The weather has been very wild over the weekend, but warm!   It has been revealed that Contactless payments have become more popular than Chip-and-Pin card transactions for the first time in the UK. Payment processing company Worldpay said it happened in June, when 51% of in-store card transactions were contactless, rising to 52% in July. Analysis of the Company's dat... Read More

Posted on Tue 16th Oct, 2018 in: Blog

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