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30 November 2015 - 21:14, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
We had a great time at the regional annual conference on the 12th November at the Yorkshire Air Museum.  Board member, Natasha Vermeulen, gives us a synopsis of the day. http://www.wcec.co.uk/ http://www.ciat-yorkshire.org.uk/ The opening line really set the theme throughout the whole of the conference centering the success of the Northern Powerhouse around collaboration. A key term...
30 November 2015 - 21:07, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
Planes, trains, automobiles and ships Ports are important Read my lips Three ports in the UK Keep the country alive every day. Grimsby: gateway to the nation Although you wouldn’t say that if you’d missed the last train from Grimsby town station. Liquid bulk Dry bulk Ro-ro Everybody: let’s go to Grimsby! Gateway to the...
30 November 2015 - 21:03, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
Just because it’s somewhere else doesn’t mean its not good, Here comes a new 9km scheme, Here is the future understood. Here is the fulfilment of a dream and you wake up as it is GOOD, Level up the Widnes Alps The site is medicated with gulag and ICI My (golf) balls are contaminated. Tell...
30 November 2015 - 20:54, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
Oh the Internet of Things is a wonderful thing, My kettle can do the ironing. I don’t need the ironing board. I speak English I speak Machine I speak the Future, The light goes from red to green. The day after tomorrow, Machines will tell me when My brow begins to furrow It will cheer...
30 November 2015 - 20:52, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
It’s not a road to nowhere or a highway to hell In the future’s bright glare you’re gonna have to do well CSR is not just a token it’s just a plaster for something broken constructing place is half the thing Constructing people is the way to go it’s a hopeful song that we all...
30 November 2015 - 20:49, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
Here comes the Geographer at Large Joining up and connecting the world Get the geography flag unfurled Enhanced connectivity Is hard to define, believe you me Canals and turnpikes led the way to Yorkshire and back in 3 1/2 days Walking to work makes me who I am. Anyway it’s faster than the Manchester tram....
30 September 2015 - 20:58, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
Well it’s kicking off with this year’s regional conference, and we are very proud to announce the following speakers: Dr Rachael Unsworth – @UnsworthRachael Dr. Rachael Unsworth is an urban geographer with experience of both commercial and academic research. She read geography at Cambridge and then held a research studentship in the Department of Land Economy....
31 August 2015 - 19:30, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
As part of our Health leadership briefings, Natalie Saunders from Genus Law gives part 2 of her  introduction to what to do when mental health health issues get serious… In our previous article, we examined the issues the recent Alps plane crash highlighted for us. We concluded with the following question: “what can an employer do...
17 May 2015 - 18:25, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
As part of our Health leadership briefings, Natalie Saunders from Genus Law gives an introduction to what to do when mental health health issues get serious… In the aftermath of the plane crash in the Alps on 24 March 2015, there was outrage in the press when it came to light that Lufthansa knew the co-pilot,...
21 April 2014 - 18:14, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
DATE FOR YOUR DIARY : WEDNESDAY 25th JUNE 2014 VENUE : THE NATIONAL RAILWAY MUSEUM YORK Sustainable communities are places where people want to live and work. They meet diverse needs, are sensitive to their environment, safe and inclusive.  But sustainable communities need to be built, and to this end, the construction industry plays a...