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Toilets may be the butt of many a joke, but World Toilet Day aims to promote more serious discussion surrounding these bathroom items. The event, which takes place on 19 November, is intended to prompt discourse and debate on issues such as sanitation. Since its inception in 2001, the day is celebrated globally by NGOs, UN agencies, the private sector, civil society organisations and the international community. On 24 July 2013, World Toilet Day became an official UN day. “We take so [...]

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Viva launched their new look website on 11 September, after months in development, delivering a site that not only is functional and easy to navigate, but offers customers a truly seamless service with visibility of ordering from start to finish. 11/09/2014

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Five scaffolding safety ‘don’ts’

Scaffold Towers takes a look at what to avoid when working at height, in order to reduce the risk of injury.

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  • The progression of plumbing

    Jennifer Smith, of Conwy Valley Plumbing, takes a look at the evolution of plumbing and some of the technological advances that make installers' lives that little bit easier.

  • Bendy bananas and hand-pumped hoovers

    Yvonne Orgill explains how some unusual EU regulations prompted the creation of the European Water Label Scheme.

  • A plague on both my houses

    Stewart Hicks shares the horrors of mouldy student accommodation.