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A rescue dog who became a Ministry of Defence Police dog is ‘lucky to be alive’ after collapsing at home

Twelve-year-old German Shepherd Kaiser was rushed to the vets by his worried owners after he collapsed in June at his home in Berkshire.

Rescue dog Kaiser was 10-months-old when he was found straying in Plymouth, Devon. Staff at the rescue centre who took him in contacted the Ministry of Defence where he was paired with police dog handler, Ian Brake.

They patrolled an atomic weapons base in Berkshire for five years and, away from work, Kaiser lived with Ian and his wife, Heather, at their home. When he fell down a hole and broke his leg during a night shift in 2016 he...

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Air Marketing Announces Roots To Market Merge

Exeter based outsourced sales agency, Air Marketing , and sister company, outsourced marketing agency, Roots to Market , are officially merging to create a full stack sales and marketing agency. Combining forces, they’ll deliver exceptional services in the UK and internationally for some of the world’s leading brands.

Air Marketing began life in 2016, started by Founder & CEO, Owen Richards , who saw a gap in the market for professional, elite outsourced sales services. He built a team of likeminded and talented individuals who shared his passion for sales.

In 2018,...

Foot Anstey acts for QIB-UK on property refinancing deal

Foot Anstey LLP has advised QIB-UK, the Shariah-compliant London-based private bank, on a senior Murabaha facility to refinance a commercial property asset.

The transaction helped enable the refinance of a commercial property asset occupied by Travelodge Hotels Limited, which operates as the 84-bedroom Travelodge London Clapham Junction hotel.

The Foot Anstey Islamic Finance team that worked on the deal included Lingxi Wang (Managing Associate) and Leena Payyappilly (Associate). The team worked in conjunction with QIB-UK to smoothly deliver the transaction and help provide...

Heart of the South West LEP award £2m in funding for digital skills and business support

Authored by Astley Media
Posted: Tue, 08/16/2022 - 11:36pm

The Heart of the South West LEP have today announced that they have awarded funding for two new programmes providing digital skills and digital business support in the Heart of the South West region.

The Digital Skills Programme will be delivered through Devon County Council, and the Digital Skills Utilisation Programme will be delivered through Devon County Council and the Heart of the South West Growth Hub. Both programmes are due to run until March 2025 across Somerset, Devon, Plymouth and Torbay.

The Digital Skills Programme has three strands:

  • Working with
  • ...
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Award winning Devon hospitality company announces it's the end of an era for their Venus operation at Blackpool Sands

Internationally multi-award-winning hospitality business, The Venus Company (loving the beach®) with four stunning beach café locations across South-Devon, announces from January 2023,

The Venus beach cafe business at Blackpool Sands will close for good, as commercial terms to continue could not be agreed to mutual advantage.

A well-respected and renowned environmental champion, Venus operates its beach café business across glorious Devon all year-round including Bigbury-on-Sea located opposite the iconic Burgh Island, and recently acquired dog-friendly Broadsands in...

What to do (and not do) with your new electric scooter

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Tue, 08/16/2022 - 6:12am

Have you just bought an electric scooter and want to learn more about it? Here, you will find out everything you need about your new vehicle!

The two-wheeled electric scooter has an electric motor that is driven by a set of batteries. Additionally, it has a little box in the scooter's rear called an electronic controller that ensures the management and operation of the device.

With the exception of the different technology that powers it, the performance of an electric scooter is the same as that of a traditional petrol scooter, but it also comes with several benefits...

Industry sector focus helps Foot Anstey post £53.5m turnover and 8% growth and firm announces Ali Allan from PwC as its new CFOO

Foot Anstey, the national law firm with locations across the south and south-west of England, continued its story of organic growth as it announced turnover for the 2021-22 financial year of £53.5m – an increase of 8% on the previous year. This is the first time the firm has achieved an annual turnover of more than £50m.

The firm's industry sector strategy continued to bear fruit with sector turnover similarly up 8% on the previous year. In particular, this increase was driven by impressive performances by Foot Anstey's Energy & Infrastructure sector (up 22%), its Islamic...

7 Easy Ways to Keep Your Streaming Bill Low While Living in UK

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Thu, 08/11/2022 - 10:13pm

The inflation rate has gone up in the UK, and it does not come as a surprise that streaming services are also increasing their prices. If you’re not careful, your streaming bill might skyrocket, defeating the entire purpose of cord cutting which is plausible since each streaming service has a unique offering.

Therefore, you need to utilize every avenue to save your streaming costs. Here are ways to keep your streaming bill low in the UK.

Choose a Bigger Commitment

Streaming services offer great discounts for subscribers who go for longer plans that last a year. For...

Of Lost Time to publish Letters of Note, including correspondence from Albert Einstein

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Wed, 08/10/2022 - 6:25am

Of Lost Time, Future Science Group’s literary unit, publishes letters of note in anthologies that provide insights into prominent historical moments and the lives of influential individuals. Now, in publishing personal correspondence by Albert Einstein , Of Lost Time allows readers a glimpse into the mind of one of history’s greatest and most influential figures.

Here, we’ll explore a letter from the German-born theoretical physicist to his young son Hans. This letter highlights the ways that Einstein attempted to bond with his son despite their distant relationship in the days...

Jurassic Fibre extends ultrafast broadband network to Cornwall

South West based internet service provider, Jurassic Fibre, today announced the start of their ultrafast broadband network build in Cornwall.

The award-winning broadband company has already rolled out their state-of-the-art network to homes and businesses across Devon, Dorset and Somerset, where many towns and villages had previously struggled with inadequate and unreliable digital connectivity.

Bude marks the start of the broadband provider’s expansion across the region, with the Point of Presence site (the access location at which the Jurassic Fibre network will be...

What should you know before choosing jobs in sports betting?

Authored by Simon Wells
Posted: Tue, 08/09/2022 - 8:08am

In the light of online gaming, sports betting has gained immense popularity and thrill that most people find hard to leave the industry.

While it is possible to earn profitably and make a full-blown career out of it, there are crucial things that you should consider before committing fully to jobs in sports betting , as explored below.

Experience matters

Whenever you interview for any position, the highest ranking qualification is your experience. Similarly, when searching for jobs in sports betting industry, having extensive experience comes in handy.

If you...

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