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Webcams show empty South West of England

As people stay home, areas that would be packed on a sunny day have been nearly empty.
Tags: UK, England, News, South West


Influencers are seeing a big bump in affiliate link sales as ecommerce surges, but it could be threatened as major retailers cut programs

As efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak shutter brick-and-mortar stores and keep many people at home, online shopping is spiking.  Influencers and affiliate marketers who earn revenue by promoting ecommerce sales from their posts on social media are reporting up to a 30% bump in affiliate link activity in March. Affiliate marketing is one industry category that's growing at a time when many advertisers are canceling influencer campaigns, and travel and events-based revenue is shutting d...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Nordstrom, Instagram, Youtube, US, Trends, Walmart, New York Times, Tokyo, Coachella, Ken Burns, Box, South West, Seatgeek, Digiday


UK weather: Storm Jorge expected to bring more UK floods

South-west and north-west of England, Wales and Northern Ireland are likely to be worst hitHeavy downpours are expected to cause more flooding to homes and businesses over the weekend, as the latest storm to hit the UK takes hold.Yellow weather warnings are in place for Storm Jorge on Friday, with the south-west and north-west of England, Wales and Northern Ireland expected to experience the worst of the deluge. Continue reading...
Tags: UK, Environment, UK News, World news, Natural disasters and extreme weather, Northern Ireland, Flooding, South West, UK Weather, Jorge, England Wales


UK weather: Storm Jorge expected to bring more floods

South-west and north-west of England, Wales and Northern Ireland are likely to be worst hitHeavy downpours are expected to cause more flooding to homes and businesses over the weekend, as the latest storm to hit the UK takes hold.Yellow weather warnings are in place for Storm Jorge on Friday, with the south-west and north-west of England, Wales and Northern Ireland expected to experience the worst of the deluge. Continue reading...
Tags: UK, Environment, UK News, World news, Natural disasters and extreme weather, Northern Ireland, Flooding, South West, UK Weather, Jorge, England Wales


The power of radio highlighted at BBC Radio Cornwall

A listener to a BBC local radio station has been found dead in her home after a presenter asked police to check in on her. Journalist Jo Twist from BBC Radio Cornwall raised the alarm after regular contact from the listener stopped. Police visited her address and the lady was found on the floor of her home, thought to have been undiscovered for ten days. Colleague Donna Birrell has blogged about the heartbreaking experience, reffering to the listener as Clara. She said: “I thought I would le...
Tags: Top, Bbc, Radio, West, Station, South West, Clara, Jo, Donna, Local Radio, Stephanie Marshall, Bbc Radio Cornwall, Clara She, The South of England, Donna Birrell


The Last Day For Tomorrow Future: Absolutely Amazing Digital Artworks Of Bryn Jones

Bryn is a digital artist raised in the South West of England. In 1989 he won his first art competition at Pinocchio’s Nursery School. Competitions continue to drive his career, a place in Ballistic Publishing’s Expose collection is one of his most recent wins. Bryn enjoys comic conventions and trips to the cinema. His passion for video games sparked an interest in digital art, but now he draws... Source
Tags: Art, England, Design, Future, Sci-fi, South West, Inspirations, Bryn, Bryn Jones, Nursery School Competitions


Exploring medical technologies

Image from Torange A lesser known fact about my career is that I have worked intermittently in medical science for quite several decades. One of my earliest jobs back in the 1980s was managing the educational technology and learning resources for several nurse education centres across the South West of England. During this time I also worked closely with several leading NHS surgeons and physicians as they developed new techniques and explored new technologies. I was involved for example...
Tags: UK, England, Technology, Learning, Education, Medicine, Research, University, Egypt, NHS, South West, eLearning, Publication, Plymouth University, BioScience, Steve Wheeler


Sapa, Mai Chau or Pu Luong

Vietnam's dramatic rural areas with towering mountains, verdant green rice terraces and traditional villages is a highlight of a trip to Vietnam. But from Sapa to Mai Chau to Pu Luong, what is the best way to experience rural Vietnam? Option 1: Sapa North of Hanoi and near the border with China, Sapa has long been the big draw for dramatic mountain scenery, rice terraces, traditional tribal villages an treks. Unfortunately, it is has been woefully over-developed over the last 10-15 years and t...
Tags: Travel, Vietnam, South West, Hanoi, Halong Bay, Sapa, Halong, Hanoi Sapa, Ninh Binh, Mai Chau, Moon Garden, Topas Ecolodge, Sapa Mai Chau, Pu Luong, Sapa North, China Sapa


Determination of Fault: Auto Accident Happened on Center Turn Lane Only

I got into an auto accident during rush hour traffic after work. The location is in San Antonio, Texas. What was happen is that road traffic was stopped and the vehicles made a clear path for me to drive across Huebner rd from Preserve on Fredericksburg Apartment into the center turn lane to turn left to go south of Huebner Rd. When I am about cross the center turn lane, I was in a blind spot due to a large pickup truck that is blocking my view and other driver views. The truck driver did not sa...
Tags: Law, South West, Fredericksburg, Moving Violations, Parking And Traffic Tickets, San Antonio Texas, Huebner, North Bound Fredericksburg


Cycas Signs First UK Contract With Accor To Manage Ibis Bridgwater

Cycas Hospitality has signed a management agreement with Zeal Hotels and Sandgate Investors to operate its first property in the South West of England and its second with Accor.
Tags: Travel, England, South West, Cycas Hospitality, Cycas Signs First UK, Sandgate Investors


A rewilding triumph: wolves help to reverse Yellowstone degradation

Twenty-five years ago, the national park attempted to reintroduce wolves – now scientists are celebrating it as one of the greatest rewilding stories everTwenty-five years ago this month, wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone, America’s first national park and an ecosystem dangerously out of whack owing to the extirpation of its top predator.This monumental undertaking marked the first deliberate attempt to return a top-level carnivore to a large ecosystem. Now scientists are celebrating the g...
Tags: News, Colorado, California, Montana, Washington, Mexico, Oregon, US, Canada, Wyoming, Arctic, Un, Smith, South West, Yellowstone, Rockies


Glovo exits the Middle East and drops two LatAm markets in latest food delivery crunch

The new year isn’t even a month old and the food delivery crunch is already taking big bites. Spain’s Glovo has today announced it’s exiting four markets — which it says is part of a goal of pushing for profitability by 2021. Also today, Uber confirmed rumors late last year by announcing it’s offloading its Indian Eats business to local rival Zomato — which will see it take a 9.99% stake in the Indian startup. In other recent news Latin America focused on-demand delivery app Rappi announced 6...
Tags: Amazon, Food, Ecommerce, Uber, Apps, Europe, Africa, Tech, Spain, Turkey, Egypt, Italy, Middle East, South America, Uruguay, Delivery Hero


Flybe to switch Newquay-Heathrow flights to Gatwick

The change could anger firms in the South West, who value the international routes Heathrow provides.
Tags: News, Heathrow, Gatwick, South West, Newquay Heathrow


Veepstakes 2020

Who might the four leading Democratic candidates (Biden, Buttigieg, Sanders, Warren), choose as their running mate if they were to get the nomination? Who should they pick to maximize their chances? As Presidents delegate more real responsibilities to their Veeps, a presidential candidate’s choices are increasingly a matter of personal chemistry. The candidates also consider expertise, such as foreign policy or legislative experience. Sometimes, candidates even consider who could safely run the ...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, Obama, Colorado, California, Montana, Washington, Senate, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Georgia, Reagan, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Wyoming


Physiotherapy 'postcode lottery' uncovered

New research finds that the amount of physiotherapy available following hip and knee replacements comes down to a 'postcode lottery.' Those living in London and the North of England are more likely to receive physiotherapy, patients in the South West are the least likely to receive physiotherapy. The research also reveals other factors impacting whether patients receive physiotherapy -- including how old the patient is (younger patients more likely to), gender (females more likely to) and ethnic...
Tags: England, London, South West


16 Incredible Things to Do in Olympic National Park For First Time Visitors!

Planning to visit Olympic National Park? Great choice, as it’s a place you can come to find solace and silence, but also endless adventures! When you do all the things to do in Olympic National Park, you’ll be surrounded by the call of the rushing rivers, shimmering lakes, cascading waterfalls, rolling surf and old-growth forests that whisper their secrets. Klahhane Ridge Trail Like all wilderness areas, Olympic NP is a treasure you will take home in your heart – something you can draw upon ...
Tags: Travel, Usa, Washington, Virginia, Aberdeen, United States, National Parks, Rob, Airbnb, Kingston, North America, Seattle, Europcar, Giants, South West, Hoh


Hike the Exciting Red Reef Trail St George (there’s a waterfall climb)

Looking for adventurous things to do in St George Utah? Be sure to put this Red Reef Trail on your list. ‘“This is the most fun day we’ve had so far!” Savannah jumped up and down clapping her hands. We had only just begun with the adventures and incredible beauty of Utah and she was already in love. You just wait my dear, Utah will blow your mind! We arrived in Utah the afternoon before and could see the beckoning red cliffs across from our campsite. The snow capped peak behind it just added...
Tags: Travel, Utah, Usa, Budget, US, North America, St George, Leeds, Reserve, South West, Wyndham, Vegas, Destinations, Savannah, Babylon, Don


New Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory joins the UNWTO Observatory NETWORK (INSTO)

Australia's South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory, has officially become the latest member of the World Tourism Organization's International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO). The Observatory will work to monitor tourism in the south-west region of Australia and help guide its sustainable development.
Tags: Travel, Australia, South West, Observatory, New Australia, South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory, UNWTO Observatory NETWORK INSTO


Brexit Party's Ann Widdecombe wins South West seat

Former MP Ann Widdecombe wins one of three seats for the Brexit Party.
Tags: News, Ann Widdecombe, South West, Brexit Party


European elections 2019: Widdecombe wins for Brexit in South West

Former MP Ann Widdecombe wins one of three seats for the Brexit Party.
Tags: News, Ann Widdecombe, South West, Widdecombe


RouteNote Sessions & 4 brilliant acts made for a very special evening of independent music at The Great Escape festival

Last week RouteNote Sessions were invited to The Great Escape in Brighton to join four acts from the Sessions to play a showcase of the amazing music coming out of Cornwall. On Thursday the 9th May, me and Ed Pipkin (RouteNote Sessions leader and founder) took the long drive from Cornwall to Brighton – RouteNote Sessions sign in tow in the back-seat carved and glued together by Ed just that morning. That night was to be a very special evening, a showcase of some of the very finest in new m...
Tags: Music, UK, Rue, Festival, Brighton, Concert, Live Music, Cornwall, Ed, South West, Gigs, Routenote, Hub, Fare, Christina, Sessions


England's cleanest beaches: From Bournemouth to Cromer

The South West of England had the most clean beaches [Author: Cathy Adams]
Tags: England, Bournemouth, South West, Cromer, Cathy Adams


TreeFrog Therapeutics raises 7.1 mln euros

TreeFrog Therapeutics said May 13 that it raised 7.1 million euros ($7.8 million) in a series A round led by XAnge (Siparex Group). Galia Gestion, a new investor, along with historical investors from the earlier seed funding round, Irdi Soridec, Aquiti Gestion and SATT Aquitaine, participated. TreeFrog, of Bordeaux, France, is a stem cell company. PRESS RELEASE TreeFrog Therapeutics raises over €7M ($7.8M) in Series A financing round 6 months after incorporation Funding to scale-up company’s pro...
Tags: France, Trends, South West, CSO, CNRS, HUNTINGTON, Nash, Bordeaux France, ANR, Inserm, VC Deals, South West of France, Galia, Unitec, Nouvelle Aquitaine, Imagine Institute


Week 23: One of Best Adventures in Utah yet in the Escalante Slot Canyons

I feel like I’m stuck in the Land of Eternal Winter. We’ve been teased by glimpses of the end of it for a month now. Sunny days that require only a t-shirt and shorts that have been followed by days of bitter cold where I’m digging deep into our Yakima SkyBox for my thick winter tracksuit pants I thought I had long packed away. I find camping in winter so draining and it makes me want to cry each time I return to the sweater. Noooooo. Please just give me warmth. I’ll take 100 degrees any day! ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Utah, Usa, Instagram, San Francisco, Ford, St George, BLM, Costco, Bahamas, South West, Pacific Northwest, Craig, National Park, Northern California


The Fitfit allows you to turn your entire seated workspace into a standing one

If you’re ever looking to make the transition from a seated work set-up to a standing set-up, I couldn’t think of a better product than a nice desk extension that turns your regular table into a standing table. The Fitfit, for instance, gives you the ability to just add to the desk you already own, rather than ditch it for a new one. A robust metal construction gives it the ability to take as much as 16lbs of weight, and its spacious footprint gives you enough place to store everything you alr...
Tags: Deals, Design, Office, Desk, South West, Popular, Product Design, Random, Don, Fitfit Health, The Fitfit, Fitfit


Ramillies British Cemetery, Ramillies, France, Now Available on Geneanet

The village of Ramillies was captured by the Canadian Corps on the night of 8-9 October 1918. The original cemetery contained 93 graves dating from 30 September to 17 October but after the Armistice, further graves were brought into the cemetery from the following:- Escaudoeuvres Convent Cemetery, which was South-West of the village of Escaudoeuvres, close to the road to Cambrai, in the grounds of the Convent of the Little Sisters of the Poor. It contained the graves of 80 soldiers from the Unit...
Tags: Canada, United Kingdom, Genealogy, South West, Corps, Cambrai, Cemetery - Graves, Genealogy News, Genealogyblog, Geneanet News, Geneanet Announcements, CWGC, Ramillies, Escaudoeuvres


Police Refer Teenaged Crackers For 'Second Chance' Jobs at Cyber-Security Company

This week the BBC reported on teenaged "hackers dragged from a world of crime to fight for the other side" at "a fairly ordinary looking cyber-security company" in southwest England. Bruce66423 shared their report: Bluescreen employs hackers the authorities have deemed worthy of a second chance, who pit their wits against some of the anonymous online criminals they used to see as brothers in arms... Bluescreen IT has a direct link with the police to find hackers in need of direction. These are y...
Tags: England, Tech, Bbc, Cameron, Jack, South West, National Crime Agency, Bluescreen, Cyber Security Company, Security Operations Centre, Richard Cashmore


Tesco to start trial with Swindon-based Recycling Technologies to recycle soft plastic waste - Swindon Advertiser

Tesco to start trial with Swindon-based Recycling Technologies to recycle soft plastic waste   Swindon Advertiser A TRIAL to recycle plastic films and trays at 10 Tesco stores across the South West is underway with a revolutionary Swindon-based recycling firm.
Tags: Shopping, Tesco, Swindon, South West, Swindon Advertiser, Recycling Technologies


Tesco to start trial with Swindon-based Recycling Technologies to recycle soft plastic waste - This Is Wiltshire

Tesco to start trial with Swindon-based Recycling Technologies to recycle soft plastic waste   This Is Wiltshire A TRIAL to recycle plastic films and trays at 10 Tesco stores across the South West is underway with a revolutionary Swindon-based recycling firm.
Tags: Shopping, Tesco, Swindon, Wiltshire, South West, Recycling Technologies


Brewery secures supermarket listing - FoodManufacture.co.uk

Brewery secures supermarket listing   FoodManufacture.co.uk Cornish brewer Skinner's has secured a deal with Tesco to supply its newest range to the retailer's stores across the south west of England. Sennen IPA – the ...
Tags: Shopping, Tesco, South West, Skinner, England Sennen IPA