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Waste King Takes Care of the Waste From Oktoberfest

While the thousands of visitors to this year’s London Oktoberfest got stuck in to authentic German beer and food, as well as finding time to listen to live music and enjoy the ambience of the festival, the event posed different challenges for the environmentally friendly waste collection and recycling services specialist, Waste King.   Waste [...]

Classical Music concert devotees, venues and promoters get a new App

Jubal has launched an App that enables its users to access details of classical music concerts involving specific artists, venues, music genres, and various event categories.   Named after the first musician recorded in Western culture, Jubal has been designed with classical music lovers – and promoters – in mind, although it can be used [...]

By | November 20th, 2017|Categories: Business Technology, Lifestyle, Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Austrian hospitality – and artistry

The recent concert tour of the UK by the Bruckner Orchestra Linz was made even more memorable for a favoured few who were invited to a reception at The Austrian Residence, in London’s Belgrave Square, at the end of April.   In the presence of the Austrian Ambassador to the UK, Dr Martin Eichtinger, the [...]

Waste King rescues and recycles run-away dog

Waste King - a specialist collections, clearance and recycling company that focuses on providing a highly environmentally friendly service – guarantees to recycle 98 per cent of every load it collects.   However, it had an unexpected challenge recently when its Customer Service Assistants, Harry Durham and Andy Morgan, came across a run-away dog not [...]

By | March 6th, 2015|Categories: Environment, Lifestyle, Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Workplace Matters sponsors St Albans’ Leadership in Business Network

Through its consultancy arm, Workplace Matters, an ecumenical charity which takes Christian values into the workplace, is running a ‘Leadership in Business Network’. In particular, the Network will be holding three evening meetings - on 22nd September, 23rd October and 27th November – at The Vineyard Centre, 7 Brick Knoll Park, St. Albans, AL1 5UG, [...]

Announcing the publication of a book chronicling Pendley’s 1,700 years of history

The Endless Bookcase – as part of its ‘Endless History’ series – has published a history of Pendley Manor, the former home of the BBC showjumping commentator, Dorian Williams, and now a hotel and conference centre. The book ‘A Perspective on Pendley: a history of Pendley Manor’ is available as an e-book: ASIN: B00LTZF5BY; some [...]

Opera embraces the latest online technologies

  Amid the splendour of London’s Austrian Embassy, accompanied by some splendid coffee and ‘national pastries’, Dominique Meyer, the Director of the Wiener Staatsoper, not only announced the opera house’s plans for the 2014/15 season but also unveiled the Staatsoper’s collaboration with Samsung to bring its productions to subscribers via their televisions, computers and mobile [...]

Silver Fox turns Silver Sponsor for Charity Golf Classic

    Among the sponsors of the recent McDermott Charity Golf Classic, held in Dubai, was Silver Fox, a leading UK manufacturer of labelling solutions.   The event, which raised many thousands of dollars for charity, was held over two days - at the Jebel Ali Golf Resort, on 12th March, and The Els Club, [...]

By | March 19th, 2014|Categories: Cable labels, Miscellaneous, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Nursing Agency clients help raise funds for spinal injuries charity

  Clients of the European Nursing Agency (ENA) Care Group have raised over £400 for Aspire, a charity that supports people with spinal injuries.   Through its projects and programmes, Aspire offers practical support to the 40,000 people in the UK who live with a spinal cord injury. The charity aims to help these people [...]

Office party photocopier jape trumped too late

  From California comes news that Artec Group, a specialist in 3D technologies and hand-held 3D scanners, has unveiled a new service. Called Shapify.me, this service enables people - using Microsoft Kinect for Windows or Kinect for XBox 360 - to scan themselves, upload the scan to the Shapify.me website and be sent a miniature figurine [...]

By | December 18th, 2013|Categories: Business Technology, Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , |0 Comments