The RPC Group is Europe’s leading manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging. With just under 50 autonomous sites in 12 countries, the company employs in excess of 6,500 people.
RUMM was asked to investigate energy usage at RPC’s Llantrisant plant and provide solutions and suggestions for reducing the annual energy bill.
Following the completion of the aM&T system, where 17 meters were installed across the site, a benchmarking exercise then took place in order to ascertain where energy was being used and equally where it was being used non-efficiently. (energy management UK)
RUMM and RPC then engaged in an energy management partnership to achieve savings. This included regular weekly meetings to discuss options that could save the company money.
Site analysis was carried out based on production output, SEC and this was benchmarked to reduce consumption.
As a result of the measures put in place, energy consumption in the first 5 months dropped from 1354528 kWh to 1131995 kWh, with specific energy consumption reducing by 14%. This equated to a £120k saving in the first year alone.
When looking to buy a marquee as well as looking at the materials used you should also look at the design and functionality of the marquee
Marquees for sale are available in a range of sizes and a range of qualities. The better quality marquees use thicker steel framework (34mm upwards) and PVC covers rather than PE or poly/PVC. The weight of the PVC material used on the marquees (measured in gsm -grams per square metre) is an indication of the thickness but not the quality, the true strength of PVC comes from the inner core material before it is coated.
When looking to buy a marquee as well as looking at the materials used you should also look at the design and functionality of the marquee. With a good design additional bracing can make a marquee stronger eliminating the need for a thicker framework. Having interchangeable side panels can give much greater functionality so a marquee can be tailored for any site on which it is erected.
Throughout the world marquees are referred to as party tents but in the UK the term party tents usually refers to smaller marquees 3m, 4m or 6m wide made from steel tube. Party tent style marquees can usually offer a stronger but more economical alternative to traditional larger marquees – party tents for sale
Marquee accessories like linings, lighting and flooring can transform a marquee from a shelter to an impressive temporary structure suitable for any party or event. It is worth researching the availability of replacement parts to ensure you will not be let down in the future for the want of one damaged component.
Lodge Brothers are a family owned company who have been serving the community for over 100 years. They are very involved in the community and ensuring that their client’s needs are always taken care on down to the finest detail. They have wonderful dedicated team of staff that are patient and empathetic with an attention for detail. They are constantly expanding and recently opened another branch of funeral directors Cobham. Arranging a funeral in Cobham you will be treated with the utmost respect and dignity. Their services offer Prepaid Funerals Cobham, Memorials & Headstones Cobham and Floral Tributes Cobham.
Have a look at some of the ways Lodge Brothers are involved in the community.
Beverley Lodge Interviewed by Claire Gibson on Brooklands Radio
Claire Gibson of Brooklands Radio recently interviewed Director Beverley Lodge, about the prospect of managing the funeral of a loved one, and how at Lodge Brothers, they changes people’s perception of something really sad and stressful, into a positive experience where they feel they have shared a celebration of their recently departed’s life and taken the first step to move on.
The full interview can be accessed via the Brooklands Radio website and downloaded as a podcast, using the following link:
The Lodge Funeral Directors Surbiton branch is managed by Bill Wilde who is an experienced Funeral Director with a Diploma in funeral Directing. He is assisted by Funeral Arranger Jane Day.
We have been serving local families in Surrey and Middlesex since 1780. Our new office in Surbiton has been totally refurbished to provide modern, peaceful and comforting surroundings for bereaved families.
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‘Expect to laugh, cry and smile throughout this masterpiece’
Seventeen-year-old Hazel Grace is dying of cancer. Although a new drug has bought her an undetermined amount of time, it hasn’t put her disease into remission. Tethered to an oxygen tank to help her breathe, Hazel has become rather depressed and reclusive.
Her mother forces her to attend a cancer support group, hoping that she might make a friend. Hazel loathes what she sees as the false optimism of the group, but she attends to keep her mother happy. One afternoon, she meets Augustus. He has been in remission since the doctors amputated his leg, but is attending the meeting as support for his friend Isaac, who has been told that he will soon lose another eye to cancer.
Augustus and Hazel are drawn to each other almost immediately, and Hazel visits his house after the meeting to watch a movie. Hazel, an avid reader, tells Augustus about her favorite book, An Imperial Affliction, a story about a teenage girl with cancer. Hazel relates to the book’s main character, Anna, in every way. Not only does Anna have cancer, but her thoughts and philosophies are similar to Hazel’s. The great draw of the book, however, is that it doesn’t conclude. The story just ends.
Hazel surmises that it’s to show that Anna became too ill to write, or died. But the ending has always plagued her. She wants to know what happened to the other characters in the book. Augustus promises to read the book and gives her his favorite book in return. It’s a novel based on his favorite video game. Augustus and Hazel soon become close friends. Together they help their friend Isaac get through the pain of his girlfriend leaving him and the loss of his sight. After reading An Imperial Affliction, Augustus becomes obsessed with finding the author, Peter Van Houten, so they can know what happened to the other characters.
Hazel tries to keep Augustus at a safe distance because she knows she is dying. She considers herself a time bomb and doesn’t want to hurt anyone when she explodes. Augustus, however, is committed to Hazel, so much so that he tracks down Van Houten through his assistant’s email address. The author responds, which prompts Hazel to write him so she can ask him her questions. Van Houten responds several days later. He regrets to inform Hazel that he won’t answer her questions in a letter or telephone conversation for fear she might try to write a sequel to his story. He flippantly tells her that if she is ever in Amsterdam, where he now resides, she should visit him.
Several days later, Augustus tells Hazel that he has contacted the Wish Factory, an organization that helps grant the wishes of sick children. Hazel had already been granted a wish when she was 13 and thought she was going to die, but Augustus never used his. The Wish Factory agrees to send Augustus, Hazel and a responsible adult to Amsterdam to meet Van Houten.
Before they can leave on their trip, Hazel’s lungs fill with fluid, and she is rushed to the hospital. Unconscious for several days, she wakes up in the intensive care unit. Augustus has been waiting to see her, but only family is allowed into ICU. The good news out of this latest trauma is that Hazel’s latest scans show no new tumor growth. She will have to use a machine at night to force more oxygen to her lungs, but other than that, the doctors are optimistic that the new drug she’s on is holding off her cancer. More good news arrives when her doctors give her the OK to fly to Amsterdam.
On the first evening of their trip, Augustus and Hazel are given an exquisite dinner. The spring air is filled with floating tree blossoms, and the waiters treat them like newlyweds, even giving them champagne. Peter Van Houten, they are told, is paying the bill. The following day, the two take a cab to Van Houten’s apartment, only to discover that the author didn’t know of their coming and doesn’t welcome their visit. His assistant, Lidewij, had set the visit up, hoping to coax her employer out of his self-imposed exile.
Van Houten is rude and obnoxious to the teenagers, refusing to answer their questions for the sheer reason that his characters aren’t real. They don’t continue to exist after the book is finished. Their story ended with the death of Anna. He has never imagined what happened to them later. He then belittles Hazel and Augustus, saying that they are only living because others pity them and pay for their treatments.
Augustus and Hazel leave the house angry and upset. Lidewij follows them out, after having resigned her position as Van Houten’s assistant. She brings the children to Anne Frank’s house and pays for their admission. The house has no elevators, so Hazel must lug her oxygen tank up a myriad of stairs. The exhaustion she suffers is worth it as she and Augustus share their first kiss at the end of the exhibit. The other tourists around them applaud…………………….
Hazel and Augustus return to their hotel where they make love in his hotel room. After breakfast the following morning, Hazel’s mother leaves the two alone to talk. Hazel and Augustus return to Hazel’s room where he tells her that his cancer has returned and is attacking every part of his body. It is intimated that they again have sex.
They return home where Augustus immediately begins radical chemotherapy treatments. The drugs do little to stop his cancer, but they do make him tired and sick. Isaac visits and tells them he hasn’t heard from his former girlfriend since the operation that took his sight. Angry, Augustus decides they have to retaliate. Hazel drives them to the store where she buys a dozen eggs. She then takes them over to the girlfriend’s house.
Augustus coaches Isaac on where to aim the eggs and several of them manage to hit her car. After that, Augustus’ health quickly declines. Hazel stays with him, even as he is mortified at how feeble he’s become. As his death draws closer, he asks Hazel to meet him one night at the church where the support group meets. It is after hours and no one is there but Augustus and Isaac. Augustus wants to hear the eulogies that they will give at his funeral. After hearing them, he dies eight days later.
Hazel is shocked when Peter Van Houten attends Augustus’ funeral. She and her parents give him a ride from the grave. He tells Hazel that Augustus wrote to him after they’d left Amsterdam. Because Van Houten still acts pretentious, Hazel makes him get out of the car.
Several days later, Isaac asks her if Augustus ever gave her the paper he was working on. Hazel gets in her car to drive to Augustus’ house and is shocked to find Peter Van Houten in the back seat. She tries to get him to leave, but he insists on riding with her to Augustus’ house. Along the way, he tells Hazel about his daughter who died at age 8 of cancer.
Hazel realizes that his daughter’s death was the reason he became a miserable alcoholic. She eventually leaves him on the side of the road. Hazel scours Augustus’ computer, room and house, but can’t find anything that he wrote. She eventually figures out that he must have sent something to Van Houten. She writes Lidewij to ask if she saw anything. Lidewij responds the following afternoon after visiting the returned Van Houten and obtaining Augustus’ letter.
It is a eulogy for Hazel. Augustus asked Van Houten to take his words and turn them into a worthy essay for Hazel. Van Houten told Lidewij that he could add nothing to Augustus’ words. The story ends with Hazel reading Augustus’ letter. In it, he speaks of his love for her and the way she lived her life.
Tantric treatment for couples is a well sought therapy by couples to build connection emotionally and physically. Most couples who seek for Tantric therapy are hoping to build more intimacy and trust through the art of love making. Some relationships are plagued by past trauma accumulated within time or from previous relationships.
Tantra is weaving the spiritual body, emotional body and the physical body in order to connect to the divine source energy to attain a state of bliss and happiness. Therefore, I work as a meditator assisting the weaving by removing stagnant negative emotions and energy blocks and physical blocks stored as toxins in the body. Tantra London is an upcoming trend as it is more accepting to blend Eastern remedies with modern therapies. As controversial as it sounds vaginal massage helps in the release of restraints in a relationship. As a woman’s Yoni (vagina in Sanskrit) is the store house of trauma in the form of emotions in the body.
Tantra London is becoming to grow more available as therapeutic measure but many do not hold the healing essence of the Tantra teachings as they are only intended for pleasure, but whereas the essence of Tantric vaginal massage is to heal and connect to higher source energy to live at optimum. Thus the misconception of Tantra arises mostly due to the lack of substance in the available therapies. Tantric Journey aims to help women and couples in London to heal therefore contributing less to the cycle of depression, violence, crimes, unexpected pregnancies, welfare and women’s health.
I help the client to remove negative stagnant emotions in the cellular memory in the body’s cells that block the positive energy flow (positive emotions) that contribute to positive experiences. Tantric vaginal massage honors women and womanhood. Tantric treatment for couples teaches women self-respect and the most precious jewel for a woman – self –respect; that brings about self-discipline and self-confidence. Also self-esteem is expected as it teaches her to create her own safe circle allowing experiences that only nourish her.
Tantric Journey Bodywork Tantric treatment for couples can be set apart from many standard Tantric vaginal massages as every client I treat has always had near 100% success rate in healing. As I mentioned before, the Tantric Journey Bodywork is not purely intended for pleasure, the vaginal massage is performed to heal past trauma such as sexual abuse, physical abuse and psychological abuse that is stored in the body’s cellular memory. Tantra is weaving the spiritual body, emotional body and the physical body in order to connect to the divine source energy to attain a state of bliss and happiness.
Also to address the main concern and common myth about “Tantric sex can entice appetites that can lead to orgies” and dismantling of relationships; it is wise to know Tantra does not advocate in indulging uncontrollable sexual desires or orgies. Tantric treatments for couples through a vaginal massage in fact teaches couples to control sexual desires and channel it to a higher purpose – the higher purpose being love. Tantric sex is about being conscious of the person you are connecting with, asking permission to touch or kiss or express sexual desire in other ways.
Tantra lovers take time to soul gaze where they connect with the essence of the person they are going to make love to by opening up all their chakras and communicating to create a safe platform so that the power of excitement can be transformed into love.
Therefore as we have been able to shed light into this common myth we can deduce that Tantra in London and Tantric sex is beneficial to us – in a world where connectivity is lacking despite growing digital age.
IBS are market leaders in innovative Industrial Services equipment and solutions. They have a reputation as leaders in cutting edge technology for Industrial Blower Equipment such as Fruitland Vacuum Pumps and Industrial Vacuum Services which are known for their high performance, robust equipment, cost effective and versatility. So versatile they vacuum wet and dry spillage and dust right through.
Have a look at some of the features below of IBS product range and service offering -
Liquid ring vacuum pumps are a single stage block model, suitable to compress gas and vapours in the industrial processes.
The main features are:
- able to pump gases and vapours;
- nearly isothermal compression of gases;
- no lubricant in contact with pumped gas;
- the pumps must be continuously fed with service liquid, normally water (oil, organic liquids etc. can be used), while working in a sufficient rate to eliminate the heat produced by the compression of gases and to replace any liquid which flows out of the pump together with the gas. The service liquid can be separated from the gas in a liquid separator and can be recirculated either partially or entirely, after intermediate cooling;
- safe operation and minimum maintenance;
- Reduced noise and vibration.
The liquid ring vacuum pumps range includes the following sizes:
- RVS 3÷16 /M directly coupled to the flange of an electric motor and the impeller is supported by the electric motor standard bearings;
- > RVS 17÷21 /SG are supported by a bearing support with two sealed bearings life lubricated with grease;
- RVS 23÷60 /CT bearing support with bearings grease lubricated.
Wastes collection by portable vacuum power
IBS Ltd offer a comprehensive solutions for vacuuming wet and dry spillage and dust through the use of their extensive industrial vacuum loaders. IBS offer a simple and effective portable air conveying system for cleaning, recycling, collecting waste and split product.
Fully portable by forklift and therefore suitable for material collection anywhere on site in all industrial and commercial applications, IBS offer a wide range of Industrial vacuum loaders. (Industrial Vacuum Machines)
Example of a portable industrial vacuum pump unit:
FVP 25 Portable Heavy Duty High Performance Industrial Vacuum Loader.
Able to collect a range of materials including fine particles through to aggregates up to 50 mm in size, the unit has a maximum loading rate of 3 tons per hour over 40 meters or further if utilised with a vacuum interceptor skip and fixed pipework system.
No obligation site surveys. Units available for trial purposes.
Units can also be supplied on short or long term hire, contract hire or lease.
The FVP 25 has been designed for:
- Excellent conveying rates
- Utilises an energy saving electric motor on soft start (running on a 32A power
supply) and a high quality tri-lobe positive displacement vacuum pump
- Quiet operation
- Excellent filtration
Build quality and reliability
- Very robust – exceeds that of our competitors whilst remaining very cost effective
- Low running and maintenance costs
- Unlike our competitors machines the FVP25 is suitable for wet and dry materials and sludges
- Super flexible hose and a selection of vacuum tools are available
- The FVP25 can be used to power a centralised vacuum system
to feed material back into the process or for bagging purposes.
- The unit has 1 cubic meter integral tipping skip
- The FVP25 can be supplied with an additional 1 cubic meter fork lift
intercept sealed skip, bottom dump intercept hopper or filter hopper.
Larger skips are also available.
There are many brilliant architects in and around London so choosing one can be difficult and one needs to do some research and find out what each architects passion and core functions are.
Ensure you find out the following which will help you make the right decision –
The company’s previous and current projects, obtain references in order to contact them for a recommendation.
Referrals and word of mouth is always the best way to find a reputable company – this is possibly the most telling way of finding out which company is best. One always feel more confident when they have been referred by a trust worthy source. Ask to view some of the projects they have worked on and speak to the consultants directly.
Ensure you choose an architect whom specialises in your required project ie: commercial or residential.
Dblo Associates residential architects Clapham is a studio of like minded passionate individuals whose passion is to enhance life through design. They have an excellent reputation and worked on many prominent projects. They are london based however, they offer services through Greater London.
Not only does dblo Associates are professional residential and commercial architects, contact them today by clicking here residential architects Notting Hill.
Keeping up to date with technology and ensuring your company’s IT systems are up to date is crucial in the smooth running of any company. A demanding working environment irrelevant of the core business demands that technology is always available and effective.
Knowall IT offer a large range of hosted applications such as Hosted Sage in the cloud with a large range of benefits:
High Performance – The solution runs only on high performance Enterprise server technology with a deep pool of resources to ensure fast access to the software..
Anytime Anywhere Access – flexible access on any device (PC, Mac, tablet, smartphone) from any location at anytime.
Eliminate Hardware Costs – no need to invest in servers and third party licensing.
Save on IT Resources – no need to invest in and manage local IT staff as everything is managed by us at the data centre.
Simple to scale – simple to grow solution without worrying about server capacity and software licensing.
Automatic Backups – all data securely backed up at the data centre daily and replicated to a second data centre for added resilience.
Enhanced Security – centralised secure data storage in ISO27001 certified data centre.
Always Available – built in redundancy to ensure the applications are available 100% of the time.
24 x 7 Support – fully managed by UK based help desk, available 24 x7.
Easy Deployment – get up and running quickly with minimal set up and low up-front investment, Knowall will manage the migration from start to finish.
Knowall IT Support London pride themselves as market leaders in the IT Industry, they are an innovative company recognised for their large product offering, leading edge technology, highly responsive and excellent client satisfaction. What does Knowall IT offer that is unique, setting them apart?
Clear Communication – Clear communication is at the heart of what we do and we will always be open and honest in our advice
Guaranteed Faster Response Times -We guarantee an immediate response from our London helpdesk – no receptionists or call queuing
Onsite Engineers within the hour -For any issues that cannot be resolved by our help desk, we guarantee an engineer onsite within the hour
24/7 access to helpdesk -We operate around the clock and you’ll be able to get our support whenever required.
Trusted IT Partner -We will become your IT partner and take ownership of all IT issues and projects moving forward
Long lasting client relationships -We pride ourselves on long lasting client relationships. We offer quarterly onsite reviews to ensure we are always moving forward.
They have a team who are dedicated, committed with excellent technical expertise offering a high level of service in order to deliver top performance.
Having won the West London Innovation in Business award at the West London Business Awards 2015 Knowall IT have been set apart from the industry. Find out how they can help your business flow more efficiently so you can concentrate on your core business whilst they take care of your IT systems.
Marquee Hire your one stop marquee hire shop! Has everything required to make the occasion a truly special one. Whether it’s to hire wedding marquees or party marquees, they have it covered. Not only do they hire marquees they also offer lighting and heating to make the occasion as comfortable as possible.
With over 20 years’ experience Marquee Hire is a company that has been requested to provide marquees at many prestigious events and well known functions. They offer excellent service, professional advice and reasonable rates. The best part is if you require a quotation you can go online and utilise their free online calculator where you will get an instant quote. This saves you time and effort to have to call them and make an appointment.
Marquee Hire have an experienced corporate team who are available to aid you in every stage of organising and staging your corporate event, whether large or smaller more intimate events.
Our current client list extends from start-ups and SME’s through to large multi nationals.
Our dedicated Corporate Marquee Hire team are experienced in dealing with corporate clients on a variety of events and functions.
Internal employee communication events and functions
Promotion, retirement and recruitment fairs and parties.
Annual conferences and stakeholder, shareholder events.
Strategic planning, training and management courses.
Product and service launches
Festive and summer engagement functions.
Graduations and school functions.
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One of the beautiful things about death for the people left behind are memories, Lodge Brothers honour the deceased’s memories and assist loved ones choose a fitting memorial in the way that they would like to remember their loved one. Lodge Brothers have been serving the community for over 200 years and offer the finest care, compassion and empathy.
Lodge Brothers Brentford know how important planning a funeral is and offer a pre-paid funeral plan which will ensure your family won’t face any extra cost or worries when the time comes – plus they will find comfort in the knowledge that you said goodbye in the way that you wanted.
A Funeral Plan from Lodge Brothers gives you:
Protection against the rising cost of funerals – secure your plan at TODAY’s prices
Peace of mind for you and your loved ones
Personalise your funeral – Say “goodbye” YOUR way
Personal and Professional service from a fully trained Funeral Arranger
Guaranteed acceptance – No age or health restrictions
Monthly payment option – interest free available
All funds held in a secure TRUST FUND ready to be paid when the time comes
This family run business offer the highest care, expert advice and fitting memorials, you can choose from one of their large selection of coffins or urns, bespoke headstones, floral bouquets and wreaths.
Choosing Lodge Brothers Bedfont will be the best decision one could make for peace of mind knowing that your loved one will be treated with upmost respect in death.
When looking to buy a marquee the first thing to do is decide what size(s) of marquee you need, only then can you decide which range of marquee is most suitable for you.
There are several ways of calculating this:
Measure your garden. If space is limited your guest list may be restricted by the maximum size of marquee able to fit in the space.
If your garden is an awkward size then consider using more than one marquee connected together to cover the space. Multiple marquees can take a little more thought in planning a successful party but please contact us, we’re marquee specialists and are here to help.
If you need help in picturing the layout of a marquee then check out our interactive marquee planner and experiment with different layouts.
The following size guide shows the capacity (seated or standing) or each size of marquee. Size guides can vary greatly, this is due to the variety of ways a marquee can be used. For example a 6x12m marquee can seat 70-80 people at round tables but if you allow for buffet tables and/or a dance floor then the capacity is reduced.
If you would like to use or quote any part of this article please contact us for permission or licencing.
Dukes of Daisy have provided thousands of people the opportunity of financial stability and freedom whilst having fun and enjoying the ‘job’. Dukes of Daisy offer a safe companion service with no strings attached. Choose from one of the hundreds of rent a friend companions available and for peace of mind read what our clients have to say.
“I’ve been an escort at Dukes for about 4 months now and am extremely happy with the service. I was recently made redundant from work and the thought of applying for a new job at my age terrified me. I had looked into escorting a few times in the past but was never confident enough to actually go through with it, given I was now unemployed I thought I’d give it a go.
The sign up procedure was very straight forward I was allowed to set my own rates and choose an alias name as I was a little concern of what people may say /think. After a few weeks of joining I received my first booking! I was very nervous to go but the team at Dukes help me feel at ease as I was a managed escort they arranged all my bookings and screened clients for my protection.
The date went extremely well I was made to feel like a princess, there was no awkwardness the gentleman was very attentive and I was informed he was a regular client which helped me to relax.
I am now receiving regular bookings and have even increased my hourly rate. I would highly recommend this to anyone thinking of becoming an escort, being paid to be pampered what more could a girl ask for?”
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I had a look on the site there was many beautiful females to choose from in all types of areas, I came across a lady called Maria who seemed well suited to me as her biography had many similar interest to myself. I firstly booked her for a dinner date; I thought I’d get to know her a little better before bringing her around my friends.
The date went smoothly she was punctual and even more beautiful in person; we shared a lot of similar interest and got on very well. I then went ahead and booked her for the wedding again she was on time and looked amazing! My friends instantly took a liking to her as did I.
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Knowall IT is a Managed Service Provider focussing on the provision of high-performance, tailored and secure hosted services to UK based organisations with a global reach. They are 100% customer focused, understanding every organisations requirements vary, therefore build bespoke tailored environments for each client.
Knowall IT offer a large suite of hosted solutions such as Office 365 hosting and hosted Sage for all company accounting needs, making accounting more accurate and user-friendly. Knowall IT hosted applications are backed up by 24×7 UK support, so no matter where you are in the world, they are always available to help.
Hosted Sage in the Cloud provides customers with an alternative deployment solution to the in-house model.
Hosting is designed through a consultative approach to ensure your data and applications are delivered quickly, securely and simply, to your user’s world-wide. Hosting Sage and other Line of Business applications on Knowall’s UK Enterprise Cloud Platform, ensures your data and applications are available 24×7 to your users, no matter the location or device.
Knowall IT has been hosting Sage 50, 200, Payroll & ACT since 2005 on its data centre platform. Enabling UK businesses to access Sage products from home, offices or abroad, on PCs, Macs, Tablets or Smart Phones.