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29 Mar 2018

Well Easter is at our door, religious or not there is something for everyone with it signalling the end of Winter and giving us 2 x bank holidays !

If you want to get out with friends and family – here are some of the local Lancashire activities to get involved in


Eggciting Easter Events


-As always Visit Lancashire has a great range of suggestions for all the family from lambing at Mrs Dowson´s farm to monkeying around at Go Ape.


-There is an Easter bunny trail in Burnley in the grounds of Gawthorpe Hall.


-Lancashire life has published “10 Easter Days Out in Lancashire and the Lake District


-Skiddle has details of various Easter gigs and events



Video Corner


From Anglian Water this week :

Robot wow:

From the United Utilities channel :

Amazing tech !

Because Easter :




Water & Water Utilities News


-Hargreaves Lansdown report “United Utilities – still strong, but tighter regulations loom


-WWT reporting that Southern Water has launched a policy to cut plastic waste


-In April, Yorkshire Water will hold a bioresources supplier day


-Water Uk tweeted that “Over £2.5 billion has been invested by the water industry to improve and protect the UK’s irreplaceable coastline.”


-Utility week said that “Yorkshire Water raises £20,000 for WaterAid


-From WWT – British Water seeks utility engagement on real-time monitoring


-From WWT – Scottish Water completes £10M wastewater network upgrade





Flooding, flood defence & flood management


-From WWT – South West Water runs pilot scheme to reduce flooding


-Eight communities have been selected to receive flood and coastal erosion defence work as part of a £56m programme reports the BBC


-From the Telegraph –  What is Britain doing to tackle flooding in the face of extreme weather?


-Flood defence work progresses in Shoreham









Construction News


-Building report that “Bam picks up second Carillion office job in a week”


Bidding starts on £1.6bn Stratford university and museum quarter” from Construction Enquirer


-CE also covering that Watkin Jones has been given planning consent for a 780-bed Coventry student scheme


-UK Construction Media : “New build housing rises, but gov target remains a challenge


-Interesting article from Science Daily: “Self-healing fungi concrete could provide sustainable solution to crumbling infrastructure


-It´s electric ! JCB have launched a new mini digger







Engineering News


-From The Engineer : Autonomous and connected vehicle technology trialled on the streets of Milton Keynes


Thameslink launches first self-driving train via Eureka


-Collaborative robots: Meet the co-bot colleague


Industrial Strategy to fund pioneering aerospace projects with £24m from The Manufacturer








What the Tech


-Science Daily reports a Pipe-crawling robot will help decommission DOE nuclear facility


-Cnet tell us there is a new Tesla Killer