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Bus, Family, Health, Oxford, Oxfordshire, Travel

You dont need the car to visit the hospital

Nicholas Newman It has to be remembered that many people do not drive, due to a variety of reasons including cost, age, illness, lifestyle etc. I think my response with every journey to the hospital […]


The importants of contact details in your business communications

Nicholas Newman energy journalist As a journalist, one thing that annoys me. Is the increasingly common practice of especially public relations people and some journalists, when trying to contact me in their business communications of just […]

Gadgets, Going Out, Innovation, Safety, Shopping, Technology


-Drones e-tailer launches Umbrella Drone to protect against wet weather- OUTDOOR explorers need not let spring showers dampen their spirits following the release of a new, revolutionary Umbrella Drone. The Umbrella Drone, which can […]

Electricity, Energy, Energy Trading, Europe

10 Energy Predictions for 2030

By  Nicholas Newman Nic’s round-up of forecasts on global energy.  The big theme of coming years will be the growth in smaller scale energy projects and new entrants. Growth in  renewables: wind  and solar power […]

Lifestyle, Oxford

Oxford Mayor opens new branch of Shoe Embassy

Today (11 December 2016) Oxford Mayor MOHAMMED Altaf-Khan, together with the founder of Shoe Embassy chain opened its first Oxfordshire branch in front of an audience of invited guests. Shoe Embassy brings the latest in bespoke […]

Buckinghamshire, Bus, Business, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire needs new development and investment

By Nicholas Newman The southeast part of the UK is one of the most economically active regions in Europe. Brexit won’t change the need for the region to continue to evolve and invest in infrastructure […]

Berkshire, Bicester, Buckinghamshire, Business, Europe, Gloucestshire, Hertfordshire, Motoring, Oxford, Rail, Travel

New East-West transport links could provide a once in a generation opportunity for ‘Britain’s Silicon Valley’

New East-West transport links could provide a once in a generation opportunity for ‘Britain’s Silicon Valley’ – Armitt   The National Infrastructure Commission publishes its interim report into the Cambridge – Milton Keynes – Oxford […]

Europe, Graham Salter, Oxford


By Graham Salter Reassuring words about Anglo-Spanish relations from Our Man in Madrid.                        Simon Manley is the British Ambassador to Spain. On Friday he came […]

Education, London, Science

UK Parliament launches major academic fellowship schemes

Today (Wednesday 16 November), the UK Parliament announced two new fellowship schemes that will offer academic researchers, at every stage of their career, the rare opportunity to work on specific projects from inside Westminster’s walls. […]