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    Would you get in a car with no Driver?

    It is predicted that very soon we will start to see driverless cars on our roads. This is causing a lot of concern for many and a sense of relief for others. There are many unanswered questions about driverless cars, one of them being how it knows it’s time for its MOT and will the driverless system itself be part of the MOT Gloucester checks. Image credit Whether anyone will use, or be comfortable using the driverless car is a probably going to be a generational thing. Our children might well be the last ones to remember someone driving and those being born now may well find that when they…

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    Modernising your bedroom

    Not feeling relaxed and rested after spending time in your bedroom? Perhaps it’s time for a makeover. If it’s been some years since you paid any attention to your bedroom décor, then now could be the time to turn your dull bedroom into a contemporary boudoir. Here’s how: Focus on making it a room of rest The key to a good night’s sleep is to concentrate on setting apart from other rooms as specifically a place of rest. Don’t be tempted to put your home office in the corner. Bedrooms can become places of bad habits, like eating in bed, binge watching Netflix and hanging laundry. If you can, reserve…

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    The Leaf Mining Moth

    One of the most common trees in the UK is the horse chestnut. One of the biggest threats to this beloved tree is the leaf-mining moth. As far as moths go, this one is very small, only about the size of a grain of rice. Part of its Latin name is ohridella, taken from Lake Ohrid in Macedonia where it was first discovered in the 1970s. The moth was first seen in the UK in 2002 and since then it has travelled around 30km every year to different areas of the country. By 2013, it had reached Ireland and the following year, was found in central Scotland. The larvae of…

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    Things to do with a petrol station if its disused.

    Although it’s still very much the norm that we use petrol or a diesel fuel-based car, this is slowly changing. Hybrids and Electric cars are steadily becoming more and more common on our streets and the demand for charging points is also rising. Whilst they are unusual now it seems that environment policy by governments and by us the buying public is leading us to an electrified future as opposed to a petrochemical one.  What do we do with all the petrol stations that are left over? As we should be able to charge our cars at home the forecourt should, theoretically, become a thing of the past. There is…

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    How to organise an awards event

    If you’ve been tasked with organising a fundraiser, a ceremony to thank staff or for recognising excellence in your industry, awards are a fantastic way of bringing your community together for some genuine fun and praise. However, staging an event worthy of the Oscars is no mean feat, so here are some helpful tips in how to roll out the red carpet properly: Give your ceremony a great name Before organising anything, a name will help you to focus on your goals and aims for the night. This will help bring everything together and ensure you have one narrative theme, making your event more cohesive. Image credit Check the name…

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    Your student accommodation choices

    When it comes to choosing your Gloucester Student Accommodation the options available for your university stay can seem overwhelming. But the options will depend very much on what year you are in at university, where you are studying and the budget that you have available. Image Credit For some people living close to their university or college campus it may be a better option to stay living at home as this will help to dramatically reduce the amount of money that you have to spend whilst studying. However, you may feel that you are not able to full experience university life if you are still living under the same roof…

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    Some of the most influential Photographers in history.

    Since its invention in the later eighteen hundreds, the use of the camera to take photographs has become an essential part of our memory and existence. It is not just how news stories or how events in history of the globe have been recorded it is also how we have recorded our own lives and have been able to keep the memory of friends and family in a quick snapshot of a time alive forever. You do have to wonder if Dr Fox-Talbot ever imagined how important his simple invention, made because he couldn’t draw very well, would be such a huge impact on our lives some 150 years after…

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    Useful ways to save money on your heating straight away

    Want to know how to get the most out of your heating and save money on your fuel bills? Then look no further: Foil Not just for the kitchen, foil is a useful tool for getting more from your radiators. A lot of radiators warm up immediate areas very well but might not be so great at heating an entire room. Placing foil behind the rear of a radiator means the heat will be reflected back into the room more effectively. This can help you to save money on your heating costs. Image credit Programmable heating Being able to program your heating means it comes on when you choose and…

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    Six top tips for a successful college interview

    We all know that getting the best education is vital. If you are about to start applying for college, then a big part of the process at many institutions will be the admissions interview. This, along with getting the relevant high school grades and averages, will play a big role in determining if you are offered a place. Do not make the mistake of thinking that the college interview is something to take lightly or does not matter. Very often, a college will make their final decision as whether to offer you a place from what they see at this interview. Why do colleges place so much importance on this…

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    The importance of regularly updating your website

    You may think that once you have had your website built that you can just leave it to work away on the internet, attracting your new customers and business. However, it is incredibly important to make sure that you are regularly updating and maintaining your website. This is where Website Maintenance Cardiff companies can help as they will ensure that your site is working on the most up to date platform and take care of all of the work for you. Here are some of the top reasons why you should have your website regularly looked at. Image Credit Impressions mean everything Your website may be the first time that…