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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What is a Souk and Where Did it Originate?
A souq was originally an open-air marketplace. Historically, souqs were held outside cities at locations where incoming caravans stopped and merchants displayed their goods for sale. Souqs were formed whenever a caravan or caravans arrived. Since this might be infrequent, souqs often extended beyond buying and selling goods to include major festivals involving various cultural and social activities. Any Arab Souq may serve a social function as being a place for people to meet in, in addition to its commercial function.
Later, due to the importance of marketplaces and the growth of cities, the major locations of souqs shifted to urban centers.
In tribal areas, neutrality from tribal conflicts was usually declared for the period of operation of a souk to permit the unhampered exchange of surplus goods.
The spelling souk entered European languages probably through French during the French occupation of the Arab countries Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia in the 19th and 20th centuries. Thus, the word “souk” most likely refers to Arabic/North African traditional markets. Other spellings of this word involving the letter “Q” (sooq, souq…) were likely developed using English and thus refer to Western Asian/Arab traditional markets, as British colonialism was present there during the 19th and 20th centuries. In Modern Standard Arabic the term al-sooq refers to markets in both the physical sense and the abstract economic sense (e.g., an Arabic-speaker would speak of the sooq in the old city as well as the sooq for oil, and would call the concept of the free market السوق الحرّ as-sūq al-ḥurr).
As in markets generally, prices are commonly set by bargaining between buyers and sellers.
The term is often used to designate the market in any Western Asian city, but may also be used in Western cities, particularly those with a Muslim community.
Mal Weeraratne – author of Emotional Detox through Bodywork- talks about the true meaning of Tantra.
‘No examination of the art of Tantra would be complete without first examining its history’, writes Mal Weeraratne in his fascinating book ‘Emotional Detox – through Bodywork. In a chapter entitled, ‘ Ancient Practice, Modern Uses’, Mal Weeraratne goes on to explain that ‘Tantra started over 5,000 years ago in India. From India it went to china and they call it Tao’.
Mal explains that Tantra was originally practised as a path to enlightenment through sensual energy called Prana. This is very powerful and when circulated around the body leads to a positive, energised state; indeed it invigorates the entire body. Harnessing sexual energy is a very powerful technique that is an essential tantric technique; and as Mal describes, ‘familiarity with Tantra can help a person enjoy life to the fullest’; this is because harnessing sexual energy rejuvenates and improves physiological, emotional, psychological and spiritual health.
Tantric Journey- School of Healing and Awakening was founded by Mal Weeraratne in London as a result of Mal’s development of a unique and pioneering treatment method that combines, Tantra, Tao bodywork along with specialised trauma release methods that are capable of releasing trauma at cellular level in the body. Mal Weeraratne is considered a pioneer in the field of emotional detox through bodywork and has treated thousands of clients from around the world with his unique treatment method: Tantric Journey.
Mal Weeraratne works as both a therapist and teacher from his Tantric Temple in Hammersmith, London, but also teaches at Tao Gardens in Thailand. During his training sessions Mal has witnessed many positive transformations, but for those who cannot attend one of his courses his book is an excellent self-help guide, in which Mal reveals how all women are capable of experiencing emotional freedom and ecstatic bliss, the book covers everything from information on understanding how the female body may be activated to deepen ecstatic states; yoni massage, detox diet; strengthening the pelvic floor, negative emotions, healthy orgasm, healthy male ejaculation and so much more.
Emotional Detox through bodywork is packed with practical advice and tips and readers will learn emotional trauma can block pleasure and cause disease; the difference between soft penetration and deep sustained penetration, including how to avoid premature male ejaculation; the secrets and history of female ejaculation; techniques for awakening and yoni massage; and will come to understand how emotional trauma can block pleasure and cause disease. The book is an excellent starting point for those who wish to improve their health and well-being or wish to understand how negative emotions are stored within the body.
For those who wish to seek professional help to release negative emotions and experience full release /emotional freedom from stagnant negative emotions then a session with Mal or one of his fully qualified Tantric Journey therapists is recommended. Mal Weeraratne has over twenty years experience in his field and offers one-to-one therapy sessions, 7 days per week in London, via appointment.
IBS have many years of expertise in repairing and reconditioning blowers to manufacturer’s specifications using state of the art reclamation technologies to repair worn surfaces and reinstate machines which may otherwise be beyond salvage (and probably would be written-off by the manufacturers themselves).
IBS Immediate deployment of these technologies also eliminates delays in waiting for major spare parts such as rotors to arrive from the manufacturers.
Using certain industrial equipment such siemens hv turbo and biogas compressors is a highly specialised job and requires specialised skill and experience which is why IBS are one of the best service providers in the industry.
They are constantly monitoring advances in industrial blower technology and tailor their service to provide support for the newest and oldest machines thus affording industry valuable maintenance cost cutting opportunities.
IBS is a company who always go over and above to ensure their clients have minimal downtime or loss of production, they offer a repair and reconditioning service for most blower makes and models including Fruitland Vacuum Pumps, Robuschi and Hick Hargreaves. Simply return your damaged machine for them to inspect. If required, they can attend site to remove the blower for you.
Lingam massage therapy is an ancient Tantric tradition that is now available at Tantric Journey School of Healing and Awakening in London. Lingam is the Sanskrit word for the male sexual organ, known as the penis in the West. The term lingam loosely translates to mean the “Wand of Light.”
In Tantra and Sacred Sexuality, the Lingam is respectfully viewed and honoured, as a “Wand of Light” that channels creative energy and pleasure. Massaging the lingam is seen not as a sexually orientated act, but as a means of healing and promoting male well-being.
Mal Weeraratne founder of Tantric Journey in London has trained female therapists in Tantric Journey, which is not just Tantra, but instead, a unique blend of holistic body therapy that incorporates both Tantric and TAO techniques. Therapists trained in Tantric journey techniques offer a professional and caring service that includes lingam massage in dedicated Tantra Temple in central London.
Orgasm is not the goal of the Lingam massage; instead the goal is to massage the Lingam, testicles, perineum and Sacred Spot (prostate) externally, allowing the man to fully relax, surrender and learn to receive. The Lingam Massage allows the man to experience many health benefits that include:
Many men that receive a lingam massage London Tantric Journey Temple have reported that they have felt improvements to their health and well-being and that receiving Lingam massages has helped them to overcome:
- Low sex drive
- Fear of intimacy
- Difficulties with touch
- Fear of being physically intimate
- Lack of trust in relationships
- Lack of motivation
- Low self esteem
Receiving a professional lingam massage at Tantric Journey, London is a an opportunity for the man to immerse himself into personal well-being journey and awaken his sexual energy. The lingam massages offered by Tantric Journey Therapists focus on clearing energy, blockages and promoting healing/ well-being.
I recently got made redundant from my job and was quite worried about what I was going to do next as I know it’s not easy to get a job these days. I have my own place so was also worried about how I was going to pay the rent and while I was figuring out what benefits I may be entitled to, I decided to look for a fast and easy way to make a bit of extra money.
I had never really thought become female escort before as I had heard lots of bad things about it and the thought of doing it myself was scary! I also thought that escorting involved being intimate with the client which is absolutely not what I would ever do! However, a friend of mine mentioned that they were doing escorting with Dukes of Daisy and that they had had four bookings so far and each time it was a very pleasant and respectful experience and unlike other agencies out there, Dukes of Daisy was purely about hiring someone to go to something like a social event etc with anything intimate happening, actually being against the rules! I thought this was such a good idea and was willing to give it a go after the recommendation from my friend.
So, I signed up for 6 months and paid a small fee to cover administration costs, a profile was created for me and then I waited to be chosen by clients. At first, things were a bit slow but then I got chosen three times over a period of a week and a half. I decided to go for each one and I went to three different places with the clients.
One was a restaurant for a meal with the client’s works colleagues, the second was an engagement party and the third was a wedding. Each time, I was very nervous but they all turned out to be fine and the clients were all very respectful. I got paid a good amount of money and overall was very happy with my experience. I have been on the site for three months now and have had around 12 bookings so far which I’m happy about. I also like how flexible this work is and the staff at Dukes of Daisy are always very helpful and pleasant to deal with.
To anyone thinking about doing this kind of work, I would say to make sure you find a company like Dukes of Daisy to ensure you have a pleasant and professional experience!
Needing company? Looking for male companion to go on dates, movies, dinner, dancing and more…. with Dukes of Daisy for safe, pleasant and non sexual companionship.
DIY Marquees are renowned for their affordability and quality, they do not compromise on quality of their products. Read below about the superior quality of their marquee covers.
How do I know the quality of a PVC marquee cover? This problem arises as the only generic way of describing PVC is by weight – 380gsm, 500gsm, 650gsm.
The problem we have as a supplier is that there are many many different qualities of PVC within these weight bands. We could make our marquees cheaper by using a different quality (but same weight) PVC for example.
The problem you have as a hirer/user is how do you know what quality of PVC you are buying?
After many many years of supplying marquees using different versions of PVC we are now exclusively using Duracoretex PVC, this is because it has proved itself to be the most durable of all of the materials we have used across all weight categories.
The strength of the initial core material gives the fabric its strength with Duracoretex PVC often outperforming heavier weight non-branded PVC.
So, is all non-branded PVC unsuitable? Certainly not. But the quality of our marquees is how we have gained our excellent reputation and this is not something we wish to risk. Hence, we use Duracoretex PVC.
If you’re looking for a marquee to buy then look no further than DIY Marquees the professionals in selling Marquees. They offer a variety of different ranges and models meaning they have a marquee to suit any budget. Whether it’s a sit-down formal wedding marquee or a party on a patio they have the marquee to suit.
TANTRA EVENING – FRIDAY, 21ST APRIL 2017 – LONDON
TANTRA EVENING – FRIDAY, 19TH MAY 2017 – LONDON
Time: 7pm to 10pm
Introduction to Tantric Workshops London
Emotional Detox through Tantric – Tao bodywork
Learn How to Awaken your True Self, Expand Your Consciousness and Ecstatic Pleasure Using White, Pink and Red Tantra.
This event is designed to introduce you to the essence of Tantra, its spiritual practices and application for everyday life and relationships. This Talk is for couples, individuals and practitioners at all levels and will explore different aspects of Tantra by learning through Tantric Journey Module 1-3 training
During the Talk, you will find answers to the question of, ‘What is Emotional Detox through Tantric – Tao bodywork?
Tantra is for everyone. Once you understand the different options that Tantra offers, you can start your journey from the most comfortable place for you and go as far as you like to go.
Tantra will help you to discover how to enjoy your own individual tantric spiritual practice, learning about the keys to freeing yourself from limitations and living in bliss daily.
Who can benefit:
Couples, Individuals and Practitioners who are Beginners, Intermediates, and Advanced who are over 18 years. This workshop is ideal for Men and Women who:
- Wishes to experience an understanding of Tantra beyond the “concept” that Tantra just about sex.
- Wishes to have a deeper and more meaningful connection with their inner self and the others
- Wishes to free themselves from the limitations of their mind and live life to their full potential
- Wishes to become intuitive and in tune with their body and mind
- Wishes to break down blockages, body armouring and barriers to allow for intimacy, love and sexuality with self, others & life.
- Wishes to release negative emotions as a result of the traumas of the past, the fear of the future and live life fully in the present.
- Wishes to bring a greater sense of enlightenment and aliveness to their existence
- Wishes to awaken to one’s full potential in life, love and relationships
- Wishes to live a stress free, positive, healthy life style and be independent and empowered
WHAT DOES THE TALK CONSIST OF?
Talk consists of a:
- Talk with a power point presentation on Emotional Detox through Tantric Journey
- Video demonstrations of Emotional Detox, Energy Orgasms and Female Ejaculation (Amrita)
This is to show you how to get rid of stagnant negative emotions because of trauma, negative upbringing and belief systems that limits your success. To show how the Transformation makes way to a free flow of positive energies to help awaken, to achieve your highest potential with good health, wealth and happiness.
We’ve had some great news at Trafalgar and JF Marquees in the last few weeks. Our Managing Director, James Morris, has been nominated as Young Director of the Year at the IoD (Institute of Directors) awards. Firstly, this means we get to attend a glitzy awards ceremony (well we’ve got to get our priorities straight!), but becoming a finalist in such prestigious awards means a whole heap of other positive things for our business too.
With the IoD awards there was a stringent application process which included a written entry and an interview. To become a finalist is great recognition for a job well done by our Managing Director, James and shows that the company is on the right track.
Well you are reading this blog, aren’t you? Becoming an awards finalist is a great good news story for us to share among our clients, suppliers and associates, and we’ve already had some lovely messages of congratulations. We think it also increases our client’s confidence that they have made a great choice in choosing us for their marquee requirements.
The announcement of James’ nomination was a great morale boost in the office and has really spurred us on to make 2017 a fantastic year at Trafalgar and JF Marquees. Knowing that your work is recognised as some of the best by an organisation like the IoD is a great accolade.
Taking part in any awards nomination process is a great way of reflecting on how far your business has come and where you want it to go next. It has helped us formulate ongoing plans for the business and reflect on some of the most positive things in our business, as a whole.
It is very easy to forget to celebrate the wins in our businesses, so an occasion like this is a great opportunity to recognise that. All that’s left to do now is make sure that tux is dry cleaned before the finals on the 17th May!
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Lodge Brothers are not just funeral directors they are a team of passionate individuals who do so much for the community ensuring they embrace every occasion with enthusiasm and passion. Look at some of the Easter celebrations that have been taking place within the many Lodge Brother branches throughout the UK.
Libby Fitzgerald, our funeral arranger at Ruislip branch has bought some wonderful colours to her Easter window display to brighten up the branch!
EASTER COLOURING COMPETITION AT LODGE BROTHERS WALTON
Our Walton branch is running an Easter colouring competition for children under 5 and children under 12. The branches great location in Walton High Street and proximity to local schools should help this competition capture some children’s imagination!
So please come in and collect a poster to colour from our branch arranger Ann….Easter Eggs to the Winners!!
Closing date for submissions is Wednesday 12th April.
EASTER TREATS IN ASHFORD
Quentin Edgington, District Manager Group Support and PR, was delighted to provide and help distribute Hot Cross Buns to Ashford House nursing home. The residents and staff said, the buns were delicious and great way to start celebrating Easter.
Lodge Brothers will assist with planning ahead with a Pre-Paid funeral plans Windsor 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.
Lodge Brothers Funeral plans Ruislip 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
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