Memorial Headstones make a wonderful tribute to a loved one


Memorial Headstones are a wonderful way to pay a tribute to your loved one with a lasting legacy.  Choose form one of the many designs available from Celtic Cross with rustic finish and raised panel for lettering or Buff Limestone with sun and cloud design. There is something that suits everyone.

An emotional choice at a time of grief, allow Lodge Brothers sympathetic staff assist with your decisions and help ease the burden.

Lodge Brothers  have over a hundred years experience and are the family you can turn to in time of grief

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RUMM Energy Management Solutions & Savings – In partnership with RPC

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.

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Marquees for sale are available in a range of sizes and a range of qualities

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.

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Get your business on the cloud today!

Do you own your own business and find keeping up with technology a headache? Knowall IT have the solution to your IT problems. They have affordable packages to choose from where you are able to outsource your IT department to them and they will take care of all your IT needs. Keeping up to date with technology can be overwhelming when its not your core business, however, IT is essential to run your business. Knowall IT manage hundreds of small to medium enterprises, their engineers keep up to date with technology at all times.

Knowall IT understand that companies cannot afford the additional expense and time of system down time, system updates and system changes, they provide practical and affordable solutions.

Knowall ITs Ad-Hoc IT Support contracts are designed to support either an onsite IT Manager with 2nd and 3rd line engineers or designed for smaller organisations that do not rely on too much IT.

The Ad-Hoc contract, as opposed to paying per incident, gives you preferential rates and the same SLAs as our Full IT Support service.

  • 24×7 Telephone & Remote Support
  • Emergency Engineers – Onsite within 1 hour
  • Onsite Visits for Critical Issues
  • 99.9% SLAs
  • Monthly Reporting

Remote Support

  • 24×7 Telephone & Remote Support
  • Professional and Highly Experienced

Site Visits

  • Re-Active Onsite Visits For Critical Issues
  • Onsite Within an Hour – London Based

Software Support

  • General user applications, including Microsoft Suites, Sage, Maximiser, Access Accounts, Solid Works, Photoshop, Entourage, Mac mail, to name but a few
  • Microsoft operating systems 2003/2008
  • Active Directory | Exchange 2003/2007
  • SQL 2005
  • LINUX based email, web and DNS servers
  • Macs, PCs & Server Hardware
  • Networks & Security, including Firewall’s and routers configuration and management. Vendors include Cisco, Sonicwall, Juniper and Zyxel/Zywall
  • Delivery of applications through WAN’s using technologies such as Microsoft Terminal Server, Citrix and Jetro also known these days as “Cloud Computing London.”
  • Anti-virus, spam and spyware prevention
  • Data backups and protection
  • VOIP (Voice Over IP) traffic management over LAN’s & WAN’s – SWYX

Service Level Agreements

  • 1 Hour response to any user related issues
  • 15 Minute response to any critical issue
  • Immediate despatch of engineers for critical issues – onsite within the hour
  • 24×7 Support available

PAY AS YOU GO can be used for one off incidents or on a retainer basis for preferential pricing and service levels.

  • Telephone, Remote and email support – from £60 Per Hour
  • Onsite Visits from £70 Per Hour

Grand Designs London Show in May 2015

dblo Associates residential architects London are exhibiting at the Grand Designs London Show in May 2015. Its a great time to pop into their stand at the show if you need any advice or have any questions regarding architecture, interiors and property advice. They are the leading experts in grand design delivering innovative, contemporary, flexible solutions from remodelling to bespoke new build homes. Visit them to realise your Grand Design.

Their team of experts are waiting to answer any query you have they have wide experience and knowledge across a variety of project and contract types.

dblo Associates specialise in extensions and refurbishments and believe that the quality of surrounding have a direct influence on the quality of our lives, whether in public, the work place, or the home. dblo associates is an organisation dedicated to creating and enhancing value through design.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to get advice from them at the Grand Designs Show.

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IBS employ dedicated experts in vacuum technologies, applications and systems


Searching for a company that repairs industrial equipment, a company that came highly recommended to me from many of the industry we are in. IBS Blowers whom specialise in industrial Blower Services based in the UK, impressively they have expanded their company and opened offices in America. They have increased their staff to meet the demands placed on their highly efficient service and excellent products.

They are so intent on customer satisfaction they offer a FREE HEALTH CHECK for Vacuum Loaders; offering a service our company requires from time to time. I completed the quick and easy form and within no time at all, assistance for the Free Health Check was on offer.

No hidden costs involved or any pressure just a simple straight forward offer. They have a wide range of some of the leaders in brand name vacuum pumps such as Busch Vacuum pump and becker vacuum pumps, should you require a new vacuum pump or would like to hire one.

If you cannot afford the time for them to repair your vacuum pump, providing they have a suitable replacement in stock, IBS will forward a reconditioned unit immediately to minimise your downtime. Upon receipt of your old machine, providing it is in serviceable condition, they will charge for the replacement at the service exchange value. If your vacuum pump is not serviceable, IBS will upgrade your purchase to reconditioned status.

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Lodge Brothers serving the community for over 100 years

Arranging a funeral can be one of the most stressful things you will ever have to do and Lodge Brothers funeral directors Addlestone and funeral directors Chertsey are there to help. They have compassionate staff with years of experience who know exactly how painful grief is.

With Lodge Brothers funeral directors Cobham (a new branch recently opened) you will feel like you are part of their family. Their staff are dedicated to helping the community and every person who comes to them for assistance.

Funeral directors Ealing offer memorial headstones, floral tributes, pre-paid funeral plans, cremations, coffins and caskets. All the Lodge Brothers branches are actively involved in the community. Have a look at what some of the recent news from Lodge Brothers.

St David’s Day Marked at Lodge Brothers & Wickendens Ealing

Ealing branch of Lodge Brothers & Wickendens marked St David’s Day this weekend with a colourful display of daffodils alongside the traditional Welsh flag, in memory of past clients of Welsh origin.

District Manager Paul Bye explains “It’s important that all our branches respect the multi cultural communities they serve and hang flags on as many public holidays as possible. This has become a recognised event in the local community and locals now look out for the change of the window displays.”

Funds Raised for Home Start by Lodge Brothers Walton

The staff at Lodge Brothers Walton were delighted to welcome Carol Hodges (Manager) and Gill Robinson (Family Support Coordinator) from the charity ‘Home Start’ to the branch, to present them with a cheque for £150 for monies raised with donations from the local community.

Both Ann McMurray (Branch Arranger) and Sharon Brunn (Relief Branch Arranger), made holly wreaths at Christmas time, which were available from the Walton branch for anybody who wanted to remember their loved one. Whilst it was not a requirement, people still generously made donations in return for taking a wreath home with them.

Ann said “It is a difficult time of year for many families who have lost a loved one, and therefore we wanted to help them by providing something special which could either be taken home as a table decoration, or even placed in memory of someone in a special place.”

Sharon chose the charity Home Start as the worthy cause to receive the monies raised.

Pictured are left to right: Carol Hodges (Manager – Home Start), Gill Robinson (Family Support Coordinator), Ann McMurray (Branch Arranger), Sharon Brunn (Branch Relief Arranger).

Have you ever wondered if you need sex therapy?

Perhaps you and your partner need some help in your sexual relationship or perhaps you have a problem that you would like to discuss and get some help overcoming any potential problems with sexual intimacy.

First I am sure you would like to know what is sex therapy?

Sex therapy London can provide psychosexual therapy to help individuals and couples with sexual related problems through counselling, nursing or medicine. Often the sex therapist in London prescribes medicine to help with these issues as talking therapy is not fully capable of resolving the sexual related issues. Often the sex therapist prescribes medicine even for the mildest of sexual related problems such as erectile or climaxing issues. Chemicals tend to alter the human hormonal functionality and therefore hinder natural functionality. Therefore Tantric Journey’s sex therapist provides a natural treatment on the basis of Cellular Memory where the human body learns to build its own defence mechanism against the sexual related problems. A Tantric Journey’s sex therapist in London can offer talking therapy to enter a comfort zone and diagnosis and perform clothes on bodywork or a full body oil massage employing techniques that support Cellular Memory.

Sex therapist London is quite vital to pacify the amount of sex related crimes in the country.  Often the ‘abused’ becomes the ‘abuser’. Sex therapy in London is offered in two way through counselling also known as talking therapy or medicinal ways to combat the sexual issue.  Tantric Journey offers sex therapy via clothes on bodywork or a full body oil massage. Sex therapy in London offered by Tantric Journey can be viewed as an alternative medicine that employs the fundamental basis of Cellular Memory and Molecules of Emotions that is a current age well researched and studied subject. Tantric Journey’s sex therapy has helped many sexual troubled individuals resolve their problems and many couples sustain happy fulfilling intimate relationships.  Tantric Journey’s sex therapy eliminates the problem by eliminating the biological makeup of the issue which proves to be the most effective method.

With Marquee Hire you will never go wrong

Great news for Marquee Hire – JF & Trafalgar Marquees become accredited by leading Industry Body

In February 2015, Marquee Hire were delighted here at JF & Trafalgar Marquees ( their big sister!), were accepted and have become an accredited member of the renowned leading industry body.

Being part of MUTA, will not only build upon Marquee Hire commitment to fantastic client service, but also takes note of their already comprehensive Health and Safety measures. Moving forward, this will give their team access to the latest training and industry insights, which will undoubtedly enhance offerings to their growing client base.

Although, it’s not all tea and cakes, to ensure they adhere to industry standards. A MUTA inspector will pop over to one of their sites, once they have installed a marquee in Surrey, Sussex or London and ensure that they are adhering to Health and Safety Guidelines and many other processes.

What are the benefits to hiring a marquee?

Most of us remember the idyllic summer wedding complete with marquee and the simple joys of drinking champagne outside in the sun, before being gently ushered into the pleasant shade of the marquee for a relaxed Wedding reception. The Marquee makes the wedding or party an occasion, people see a marquee and they hear the music and begin getting into the party mood, meeting friends and chatting to old acquaintances.

Children love playing on the lawn, dancers love to cool off by popping outside and the brides have the perfect fairy tale wedding whilst friends and family finish off the celebrations in the marquee after sending the happy couple off.

Making your home into an instant (and free) venue -

Hiring a marquee offers an option of hosting a Wedding at home where the wedding couple or the party holder has the most freedom and control. Hiring a marquee saves money on hotel rooms and offers a stage for a bride or a host to celebrate an event without the rigour of having to travel. Parties at home always have a more relaxed feel, just by definition.

Control your event, yourself Restrictions imposed by venues, corkage, choice of caterers, florists, time the event has to end all become irrelevant when hiring a marquee.

Just some of a few good reasons that Marquee hire East Sussex is the right way to go for a successful event, party, wedding and more…

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The Travelling Souk is a shopping destination

Life is exciting when there is a new arrival about to be born, perhaps a niece or nephew or grandchild, however, you might be looking for the perfect gift for the new arrival having walked the high street and not found anything suitable. I have found a website that offers fabulous unusual baby gifts so sit back and start a fun and convenient shopping experience with The Travelling Souk.

The Travelling Souk is an award winning shopping experience that has been in existence from over 12 years offering the widest range of products on the market. Unique and fabulous are just some of the gifts you will find on The Travelling Souk, their range of products are carefully selected and usually not found on the high street.

Have a look at some of the unique gifts I found while browsing the extensive gift selection:

Silver Gifts Silver girls heart necklace Childrens Room Childrens Personalised  Wooden Sign

Mothers Day Gifts French Maternity Nursing Bra  Mothers Day Gifts Sewing and Knitting Glasses Case

Gadgets and Gizmos Wind up Sherlock Holmes    Photo Albums Anniversary Year book

If you cannot find anything suitable why not purchase a gift certificate from them. This will allow the special person to purchase anything they desire from jewellery, home ware, kids clothing, womans accessories and more…

The Travelling Souk has featured in some of the UK best magazines and newspapers… keep a lookout for any offers and exclusive gift ideas. Click here for more unique gift ideas

Visit The Travelling Souk for great original gifts, wedding gifts, handmade products

Quick & Easy School Lunches to Pack for Your Kids

Are you struggling to find healthy school lunch ideas? Having a 15 year old and 13 year old I have spent the past 10 years wracking my brain what to give them for school lunches, the options are limited to sandwiches, fruit, snacks, crisps etc. As they have grown older they eat far more resulting in school lunches becoming an expensive meal of the day. Its easy to give them tuck money and hope like hell they buy something substantial however, it usually consists of junk food which plays havoc with their sugar levels the rest of the day.

With childhood obesity and diabetes on the rise, it’s clear our kids need healthier eating habits. Establishing these behaviors early in life can lead to healthier eating as an adult. And what better place to start learning good habits than in school?

Experts find that many school lunches are too high in cholesterol and saturated fat, and too low in dietary fiber, whole grains and vegetables. However, the days of soggy tater tots and rubbery hot dogs may be numbered. Schools nationwide are working to make more nutritional lunches available to all students. From vegetarian lunch options to using local produce, school lunches are transforming.

I found some great nutritional school lunch ideas I decided were worth sharing, these easy lunch recipes will make your life easier:

3. Turkey Salad Rolls


Combine diced smoked chicken, toasted almonds, halved seedless red grapes, thinly sliced celery and mayonnaise. Transfer to an airtight container; pack with a whole wheat hot dog bun for your talented kid to assemble.

4. Corn and Zucchini Fritters

Corn and Zucchini Fritters

Prepare a batch of whole wheat pancake batter, using about 1/2 the liquid. Stir in a cup thawed frozen corn, one small grated zucchini and a handful of Parmesan, and a sliced scallion. The zucchini will add moisture; add more liquid if the batter is too stiff. Cook until golden, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Pack with Greek yogurt for dipping.
10. Chips and Dips

Chips and Dips

Combine chopped fresh tomatoes, lime juice, finely chopped white onion and chopped fresh cilantro. Pack flaxseed tortilla chips with small containers of the salsa, avocados mashed with lemon juice, and Greek yogurt.

11. Mini-Bagel Breakfast Sandwich

Mini-Bagel Breakfast Sandwich

Spread the bottom of a split, toasted mini-bagel with cream cheese, Canadian bacon or pancetta, a scrambled egg and a tomato slice. Spread more cream cheese on the bagel’s top slice before setting into place.
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Movies, dinner or a function Dukes of Daisy have the perfect date for you!

Renting a friend doesn’t have to be something to worry about with Dukes of Daisy friend for hire service, this affordable and simple solution of going to a function without a partner is quickly and conveniently sorted out with their safe service they offer.

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RUMM your best energy management solutions

RUMM Energy Management Solutions UK and systems are committed to the environment with a passionate qualified group of professionals bringing you the latest in technology through their innovative systems and solutions allowing companies to reduce energy and save money. The effects of this are far reaching and go a long way towards helping to save the planet.

RUMM are constantly expanding their team with new employees to assist with the increasing demand with Business energy reduction.

I found an article on their website I decided to share, showing just how committed RUMM are as the leaders in energy management services.

RUMM to boost staffing levels by more than 50% to meet growing demand this year

We are engaged in a major expansion of our business.  After 10 years hard work it’s great to become an overnight success!  One of the key reasons is the increase in the market brought about by ESOS – Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme – an EU energy initiative that requires member states to introduce a mandatory programme of energy audits for large enterprises.

The Carbon Trust has indicated that to date, too few lead assessors have been accredited to carry out these audits, which could lead to a bottleneck as the compliance deadline of December 2015 approaches.

RUMM has been carrying out this kind of audit for large companies for many years and all of RUMM’s energy account managers are ESOS recognised lead assessors.

RUMM already employs 26 staff, and aims to increase staffing levels to 40 to meet demand.

Dr Steve Lloyd, RUMM co-founder and Chairman, says, “These will be sustainable, knowledge-based jobs, and will include graduate engineers, scientists, installation technicians as well as other support staff, however, our intention is that this level of staffing will continue permanently, and not just for the duration of the ESOS scheme, as we build relationships with customers throughout the UK and they understand the cash saving benefits of lowering energy consumption an on-going basis.”

RUMM currently works with customers across the industrial and commercial sectors to make significant savings in energy costs and carbon.  For example, Amtico, Zodiac Group, Welsh Water, the Celtic Manor Resort, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Yuasa Batteries etc.  Our clients have saved more than £40m in energy costs.

“Our ultimate target is to make energy savings of £1bn,” confirms Dr Lloyd. “The ESOS programme will place us well on the road to achieving that.”

RUMM co-founder and Director of Sales Jamie Watkins adds, “We are already geared up to take on the challenge presented by ESOS both in terms of expertise and innovative technologies. Our innovative technologies are also allowing us to partner with some of the major energy providers in the marketplace in the UK & Europe. Now we just need extra staff to deliver it all, as well as building up long-term partnerships with major enterprises throughout the UK.  Large consumers, those with energy bills over £250k per annum – benefit hugely from the substantial energy savings we can make for them by installing the appropriate technical infrastructure and supplying specialist resource.”

If you are interested in working with a talented team in a high growth area within a rapidly expanding company click here Business energy reduction UK