A Brief History of the MOT

We all know that to stay legal on the roads, we need to take our vehicles for an annual MOT test. Have you ever wondered when these tests first began and what was the reason for them? Here is a brief history of the MOT: First introduced in 1960, it was the brainchild of the then Minister of Transport, Ernest Marples. As you can imagine, the roads were a lot less congested then than they are today! The test was brought in under the powers of the Road Traffic Act…

Organic Gardening Tips To Grow A Safer Garden

Organic gardening is a quickly growing trend in North America. It’s appealing to people who want healthy, cheaper alternatives to expensive fruit and vegetables from the market that are often imported from who-knows-where and sprayed with who-knows-what. Organic gardening, however, is a tricky game, and requires much patience and attention. You must always be organized, prepared and attentive. Here are a few basic tips to get you started. Move it around It’s not called a “static” garden, so why keep it the same? An organic garden isn’t just a garden…

Shopping Trips To Manchester

With its well-earned Northern cool and a local love for the thrill of the chase in shopping, Manchester has a ton to offer the discerning buyer. Here’s just a taste of what there is to discover in this bustling metropolis. Designer Centre For visitors to the UK, obviously the Vivienne Westwood store is a great port of call to make. This classic British designer has recently had quite a bit of success dressing stars such as Christina Hendricks and Helena Bonham Carter in British heritage inspired waist-nipping dresses for the…

Industrial Hygiene Consultants

The Basics Industrial hygiene consultants are responsible for ensuring that workplaces in manufacturing plants are hazard-free. This might include things like ensuring that the noise decibel level is not overshot by measuring noise levels, checking water and air quality, as well as analyzing effluent coming from machines in the industry. Industrial hygiene consultants are not permanent employees of a given company; they visit different industries from time to time and report their findings to the Department of Health and Sanitation. They are supposed to make sure that workers found in…

How To Make Your Wedding Reception The Most Memorable

From your wedding invitations, the ceremony location, and the reception venue, to the food, flowers, and entertainment – every aspect of your wedding is important to ensure a memorable day for you and your guests! While there are seemingly-countless themes, color choices, and details from which to choose (all that can seem a bit overwhelming) there are a handful of specific components to include at your wedding reception that will guarantee to make it fun and enjoyable for everyone of all ages! These particular ingredients include: a live band, a…

How to Brief a Design Agency

While it’s nice being able to do things in-house for any business, sometimes you need to take a step back and look externally. Websites are a prime example of outsourcing: digital is always changing and what works this week might be completely different in a year’s time. Keeping on top of developments and trends can take a lot of time and money. So you might be hiring a design agency to build a shiny new website to maximise your online lead generation. If you’ve never approached an agency before, don’t…

How To Choose The Right Industrial Cleaners For You?

There are many different industrial cleaning companies around the UK which can offer you a variety of services. You will have to be careful when choosing an industrial cleaning company as many of them will differ in the services which they will offer you. Each individual business may need a specific company to come to your workplace to perform several different services, so this is why it is important that you do quite a bit of research into what industrial cleaning company is right for you. To try and understand…

Freshness That Can Last A Lifetime

Temperature controlled storage can protect furniture, clothes, expensive artwork and other valuables from the threat of moisture and humidity. Moisture can lead to the formation of molds in poorly ventilated areas. What is temperature-controlled storage? Temperature controlled storage units are places or containers where you can store your goods in a controlled environment. The temperatures are controlled to ensure that they never dip below the freezing point even during the most severe winters or rise above ninety degrees during the summers. The temperature in such storage units remains consistent year…

Get into the Ice bath and sort out those Muscles

One of the enduring images so of the FA Cup final that the press seemed determined to share with us was the scene in the bath afterwards. Al though we lucky never saw any revealing shots it would seem that the best way to celebrate a win in those days was to play with the cup by taking it part and wear bits of it on your head as if it was a crown and then take a big communal bath together. Now whilst many will tell you in the…

Les Paul – Guitar Designer and Master Player

Truly one of the greats of Guitar design and play is that of Les Paul. Paul has taken the Electric guitar to the iconic status it enjoys and added the right flair ingredient to the guitarist that completes that look. They are some of the finest in the world and antique versions can reach incredible sums. You can simply buy new and used ones at Guitar shops Gloucestershire, Yorkshire, Cheshire in fact the length and breadth of the country and the global or you could just go to https://www.guitarsmiths.co.uk/ as…