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Lockdown delivery of freshly fried samosas

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If you live local to Melton Mowbray, Loughborough, Stamford then here's a novel home delivery service. Freshly fried samosas... Contact: www.samosa-wallah.com Read the full story

Why Escape Rooms are Ideal for Team Building.

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Bringing Together Your Workforce Escape rooms provide the perfect setting for your employees to bond and build a stronger togetherness. An escape room or also known as an escape game sees the participants locked in a room or building and their goal is to escape within a given time limit, of course it isn’t straightforward and working together you will need to solve a number of puzzles and overcome several challenges to be able to get out. Because of the common goal, each person will n... Read the full story

Ma Qinghua to miss Formula E Berlin Finale

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2019-2020 ABB FIA Formula E Championship is set to finish with an exciting finale in Berlin. For various reasons, NIO 333 driver Ma Qinghua will sadly miss all 6 races taking place in the German capital. As the operator of the team, Chinese motorsport industry giant Lisheng Racing Co. LTD considered a number of factors before making this decision, the biggest being the world travel limitations. The current Covid-19 Pandemic situation would have restricted Ma’s arrival in Europe and also... Read the full story

A.F. Blakemore to Give Away £30,000 with Community Cashback Scheme

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Russia starts using 5G network on autonomous mining dump trucks

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A 5G pilot zone has been deployed for the first time at the SUEK coal company open-pit mine in Khakassia, Russia to test the potential of 5G as part of an autonomous haulage system developed by Zyfra, Finnish-Russian industrial digitalization leader. The pilot project is trialed on 130 tons BELAZ-7513R autonomous mining dump trucks. Robotic dump trucks are part of the Zyfra Intelligent Mine system, which is aimed at providing efficient, safe, completely unmanned mining technolo... Read the full story

Now more than ever the charities you support need your help and now its easy!

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“The mobile App that gives FREE donations to your chosen charity” What if there was a way you could support your chosen charity without it costing you a penny? Well now there is! IMPACT has an App that allows you to do just that, simply sign-up for the App decide which charity you wish to support and its done. Then every time you shop with any of the participating retailers your charity gets rewarded Free donations for members of IMPACT... Read the full story

Today is World Refrigeration Day and Pastorfrigor GB helps celebrate it

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World Refrigeration Day is an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of the refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat-pump sector and focuses attention on the significant role that the industry and its technology play in modern life today. To celebrate World Refrigeration Day on Friday 26th June, the UK’s leading commercial refrigeration business Pastorfrigor GB, along with a huge number of suppliers to the industry, is sponsoring the event and celebrating all that re... Read the full story

LIQUI MOLY partner with MB Motorsport for their debut BTCC campaign

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“If our products prove themselves on the racetrack, they are also a good choice for everyday life.” June 2020 – MB Motorsport accelerated by Blue Square are delighted to announce that LIQUI MOLY, the globally renowned manufacturer of premium automotive chemical products, has partnered with the new team ahead of their first season in the British Touring Car Championship. LIQUI MOLY, who supply products ranging from premium quality lubricants to motor oils, additives and much more,... Read the full story

Chirton Post Office in North Shields brought to market by Christie & Co

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Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, is delighted to bring to market Chirton Post Office in North Shields, Tyne And Wear. Chirton Post Office is a ground floor lock up Post Office business, offering a full range of postal services along with banking and financial products, thanks to the site’s external ATM cash machine, and an on-site travel agent, hotholidays. There is a retail area selling greetings cards and stationery and a small selection of essential items and refre... Read the full story

Savannah now the top US port for ag exports

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Forest products, poultry major commodities The Port of Savannah's proximity to major producers, direct access via road and rail, broad global network and responsiveness to customer needs have recently made it the top port in the nation for the export of containerized agricultural goods. "Agriculture is a major driver for Georgia's economy, contributing $74 billion in annual economic benefit and nearly 400,000 jobs across the state," said Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp. "As this country's... Read the full story

Will the car market recovery be led online?

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New analysis suggests car market recovery will be led by specialist online car supermarkets MIXED signals from car buyers suggest a cautious road ahead for the UK car market - but with specialist online sellers leading the recovery. Analysis of post-lockdown sales performance by the online car supermarket BuyaCar.co.uk reveals the highest demand in the company’s 18-year history and new research suggests that the COVID-19 crisis has driven much of it. The liftin... Read the full story

The best of three worlds ABT ignites Audi A6 allroad with up to 408 hp – new wheels available

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Trendy SUV, dynamic sports car or practical estate? For over 20 years, the Audi A6 allroad has been the perfect choice for drivers with comprehensive demands. The latest generation (C8) is equipped exclusively with powerful engines, for which ABT Sportsline now offers attractive performance upgrades. Despite its discreet offroad appearance, the dream car’s dynamic handling is beyond all doubt. With permanent all-wheel drive, self-locking centre differential and height-adjustable air suspens... Read the full story

Trade unions bosses back UK hydrogen green jobs boom

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Four of the UK’s biggest unions are today calling on the government to bring forward a hydrogen strategy to create and sustain thousands of green jobs. UNISON, Unite, GMB and Prospect have backed calls by cross-industry group Hydrogen Strategy Now for the Chancellor to lay the foundations of a UK-wide hydrogen strategy, which they believe will generate jobs and support economic growth. The four unions, which collectively represent 200,000 workers in the energy sector, say in a jo... Read the full story

JCB heir Jo Bamford backs Transport Secretary's vision for UK Hydrogen Bus Town

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The JCB heir behind plans to bring 3,000 hydrogen buses to the streets of the UK has today backed Transport Secretary Grant Shapps after he announced his vision for a Hydrogen Bus Town. Jo Bamford, who owns hydrogen energy producer Ryse Hydrogen and Northern Ireland-based bus company Wrightbus, has applauded Mr Shapps, who revealed his plans while giving evidence at the Transport Select Committee. Mr Bamford said: "We're delighted that the Secretary of State shares our vision and belief... Read the full story

Falken announces additional entry for opening round of NLS

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Surprise addition to NLS1 field with Christian Engelhart and Dennis Olsen driving Falken’s #3 Porsche. Falken Motorsports has boosted its preparations for the season by adding a single car entry to this weekend’s opening NLS round for Porsche drivers Christian Engelhart and Dennis Olsen. The tyre brand had originally planned to start the revised season with both of its Porsche at the NLS2 and 3 double header on July 11th and 12th but after poor weather disrupted its schedule and wi... Read the full story

Premier store in Stanley, County Durham, sold through Christie & Co

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Specialist property adviser, Christie & Co, is delighted to announce the sale of Premier branded convenience store, Tantobie Stores, in Stanley, County Durham. Tantobie Stores is a well-fitted convenience store which also comprises a newsagent, lottery, and pay point top ups for gas, electric and other essential services. The business additionally comes with three-bed accommodation. The store is located in Stanley, a former colliery town and civil parish in County Durham, centred on... Read the full story

How do taxi drivers and driving instructors hit the road again and confidently keep themselves and customers safe?

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AS LOCKDOWN eases taxi drivers and driving instructors are among those wrestling with how will they keep themselves and their customers safe. Many will be looking at how they can quickly and efficiently sanitise their vehicles to ensure they are protecting themselves and their clients. One solutions expert, which came to the nation’s aid by delivering one million items of PPE to UK care homes in seven days, believes it has found the answer to keeping taxi drivers and driving i... Read the full story

Manufacturer Britishvolt appoints automotive icon Charles Morgan as Board Member to bolster ground breaking gigafactory plans

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Battery manufacturer Britishvolt today announces the appointment of automotive specialist Charles Morgan, to both the Advisory Board and Board of Directors, as a non-executive Director. Charles, whose grandfather founded world-renowned British brand Morgan in 1909, combines his automotive heritage with a deep global industry knowledge, and a passion for a sustainable, green future. In his new role, he will become a valuable contributor in guiding Britishvolt to realising the full potentia... Read the full story

Flying Seagull end-of-term Spectacular streaming live from London’s Applecart Arts theatre – free to local primary schools

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Flying Seagull end-of-term Spectacular streaming live from London’s Applecart Arts theatre – free to local primary schools Flying Seagull Spectacular live from Applecart Arts, London E13 on 15 July at 2pm Show trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhNRsis3UEk Box office: https://applecartarts.com/in_the_theatre.php?id=1775&title=the-flying-seagull-spectacular To celebrate the start of the school summer holiday, children’s entertainment charity The Flying Seag... Read the full story

Should you buy or lease a van when heading back to work?

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Back in business: The pros and cons of buying or leasing a van By Tim Shwarz, Head of Marketing and Product Development, Moneybarn As industries start to reopen, business owners and self-employed workers alike are looking ahead to the future. As dealers look to recover from lockdown, manu are taking the time to re-evaluate their current vehicle or fleet to see where they can upgrade or take advantage of any discount. If you’re looking to upgrade your current LCV - although th... Read the full story

What is an Escape Room?

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You may have heard them, and seen ads popping up for escape room experiences, but what exactly is an escape room, also known as an escape game, what do you have to do and how do you take part? We answer these questions and give you an insight into this phenomenon. Firstly understanding the objective, and that is ultimately to escape the room (or in some cases rooms.) Sounds easy, however it is not straightforward and you will be faced with a series of challenges in order to achieve the ult... Read the full story

OVER ONE MILLION TO ‘ATTEND’ A VIRTUAL TECH WEEK

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LEADING EUROPEAN TECH EXPERTS AND POLITICANS‘GATHER’ IN VIRTUAL VENUES FOR NANJING TECH WEEK, SHOWCASING THE WORLD’S LATEST TECHNOLOGIES Speakers include: François Hollande, Former French President Jean-Pierre Raffarin , Former French Prime Minister Jean-Louis Missika, Deputy Mayor of Paris, in charge of urban planning, innovation and attractiveness issues Dr Simon Gage, CEO of Edinburgh International Science Festival Markus Grundmann, Partner at SENOVO, a German inv... Read the full story

How I Designed...The Fiat 500 - Frank Stephenson Design

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The latest instalment of Frank Stephenson’s “How I Designed?” series is now live, seeing Frank unpick the incredible story behind the design of the Fiat 500. The car credited by many as saving Fiat, its ultra-Italian urban styling appeals to a global market whilst baring a striking resemblance to the iconic original version – making the Fiat 500 a car loved at first sight. Fiat 500 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wY5TE7AuqOI&feature=youtu.be Don’t forget... Read the full story

Even smarter than the Digifiz Rameder offers towbars for the VW Golf VIII

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Statistically, a Golf is sold somewhere in the world every 40 seconds. Over 35 million cars from eight generations have rolled off the assembly line. Impressive numbers, but the significance of this Volkswagen is also reflected in another detail: In Germany, the compact car class is referred to as the “Golf class”! The eighth generation of the multitalented vehicle was recently launched with a host of digital features. Over the years, the Golf has grown in size and offers plenty of space... Read the full story

Latest data from The Van Insurer presents a positive outlook for the van market

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It’s certainly been a tumultuous few months for the UK’s van sector, and the wider economy, thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic. However, the latest data from leading price comparison specialist The Van Insurer suggests that the sector may have started to bounceback as the website registered a 37.7 per cent increase in completed quotes from April to May 2020. The wide-spread issues that the sector has been facing through the pandemic have been well-documented. In April, the SMMT hig... Read the full story

SPAR Launches Exciting Italian Rosé Sparkling Wine

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In time for the summer, SPAR launches a new extra dry sparkling wine for rosé fizz lovers, at an affordable price. Sourced within Northern Italy, this bottle has subtle fruit flavours, is refreshing, and is perfect for al fresco dining. The Perlezza Rosé Spumante takes inspiration from the Italian word for pearls (“perle”), and as SPAR’s top sparkling wine brand, this new and fruity sparkling rosé now joins the white grape Perlezza Brut in the range. The bottle is produced to be i... Read the full story

Falkirk based Nisa convenience store with impressive food-to-go offering brought to market through Christie & Co

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Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, is delighted to bring to market a Nisa branded convenience store in Shieldhill, Falkirk. Along with providing locals with day-to-day convenience items, this Nisa store offers a stellar food-to-go operation, the sales of which boast an impressive £7,500 per week on average. The food-to-go service sells, along with a regular offering of sandwiches and rolls, full meals including bbq packs and Sunday dinners. More information around the of... Read the full story

I Want to Break Free!

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A Virtual Escape Room Experience. No, not the 1980’s iconic Queen track but the objective of any escape room. And having never played an escape room before in my life, although plenty of my friends had, my first experience was taking part through lockdown in a virtual escape room at Twinwoods Adventure, ‘Morse Code.’ Our party of four was quite mixed, with one of our team having taken part in numerous escape rooms, one of us having participated just once before and two of us (includi... Read the full story

CLASSIC TRADE Launches As An Innovative Classic Car Remarketing Platform

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Classic Trade looks to transform classic car sales by providing dealers a flexible, transparent and straightforward alternative to auctions A closed network of approved dealers and a third-party reviews system allows for total trust and transparency Dealers can quickly fulfil demand, and consumers can choose from hundreds of cars while dealing with their local, trusted showroom Classic Trade has no buyer fees, no listing fees and no subscription charges – just a small se... Read the full story

FIXTER, Online Car Maintenance Service Provider, Offers Advice On How To Avoid Breakdowns During Summer Months

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Fixter, the UK’s first end-to-end online car maintenance service provider, offers UK drivers free expert tips on how to keep their car healthy during summer Fixter experts advise on protective measures to minimise risks of breakdowns due to brakes or clutch issues in hot weather Fixter partner garages share knowledge on how to keep cooling systems and fans working and avoid cars from overheating More garage partners recommend ways to avoid tyre and wiper damage Fixter points out wh... Read the full story

CONCOURS OF ELEGANCE On Track For A Great Event In September At HAMPTON COURT PALACE

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The Concours of Elegance will go ahead in the spectacular gardens of Hampton Court Palace this September, it has been announced today. The rare car show will grace the palace gardens in late Summer, following their re-opening this week. The Concours of Elegance 2020 – 4-6 September – will be the first major international concours d’elegance event since Amelia Island in March. Liz Young, Head of Events for Historic Royal Palaces said ‘We are thrilled to be re-opening our gardens t... Read the full story

UK businesses call on Chancellor Rishi Sunak to commit to hydrogen as they vow to invest £1.5bn

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Businesses call on Chancellor to commit to UK-wide hydrogen strategy Bosses from leading businesses looking to build a green recovery today vowed to invest £1.5bn in hydrogen technologies as they called on Chancellor Rishi Sunak to lay the foundations for a UK-wide hydrogen strategy. In a letter to the Chancellor the campaign group, Hydrogen Strategy Now, set out a commitment to unlocking investment, creating jobs and slashing emissions. They argue that developing a clear, st... Read the full story

10 Ways to Encourage Car Dealerships to Remain Covid-19-secure as Showrooms Reopen

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Much like almost every other industry here in the UK, both car manufacturing and car sales have slowed down over the last few months in reaction to Covid-19. In fact, UK car sales have been at their lowest since 1946. The big players in this sector are no-doubt raring to get back on track and some manufacturers have already reopened, with strict social distancing rules in place. In addition, many car showrooms in England have been allowed to reopen since the 01 June, as outlined within the... Read the full story

Donkervoort D8 GTO-JD70 // The First 2G Super Sports Car

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Dutch sportscar maker Donkervoort has paid tribute to its founder’s 70th birthday with the world’s first 2G production car. The Donkervoort D8 GTO-JD70 has been tested beyond 2G of lateral acceleration (cornering performance) on its standard road tyres. Only 70 JD70s will be built – one for each year of founder Joop Donkervoort’s life, so far – and more than half have already been sold. Donkervoort has matched the JD70’s astounding cornering potential with straig... Read the full story

Does Your Business Need More Customers

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Getting Back After Lockdown. Our Corona Lockdown Exit pack, or as we like to call it ‘Corexit’ pack, specifically designed for tradesmen may be the solution to getting your business back on track. Neighbourhood cards are a great way to get you in the minds of the immediate neighbourhood in which you are working. While you are on site simply take 10 minutes to fill out the ‘We are working at…’ section and drop a card into the properties to the left, to the right and opposite to... Read the full story

Avon Gold Premier store in Keynsham sold through Christie & Co

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Specialist property adviser, Christie & Co, is delighted to announce the sale of the Avon Gold Premier Store in Keynsham, Somerset. This Avon Gold Premier Store is a large and profitable convenience store with plenty of room for growth, situated in a prominent location on a shopping parade in the busy, residential area of Keynsham, between Bath and Bristol in Somerset. The store benefits from excellent levels of passing trade and is ideally situated close to residential buildings, prim... Read the full story

Wales preferred location for Britishvolt’s landmark battery gigafactory

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Battery manufacturer, Britishvolt, today announces the down selection of two promising sites for the UK’s first 30 plus GWh gigafactory, from an initial 42 locations, with Bro Tathan in South Wales leading the way. The battery industry is forecast to be worth £5 billion domestically by 2025, and the demand for lithium ion cells across a number of industries, including vehicle electrification, is already increasing dramatically, and risks becoming constrained as the UK Government strives... Read the full story

SPAR outraged at government plans to suspend Sunday trading laws

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Leading independent convenience group SPAR is criticizing the government’s plans to suspend Sunday trading laws for a year in a bid to boost the economy. Speaking on the proposal, Managing Director of SPAR UK, Louise Hoste, said: “We are outraged that the government are planning to suspend Sunday trading laws. “We feel disappointed that our efforts to feed the nation have not been seen as enough. Independent retailers adapted on a daily basis to ensure the general public... Read the full story

Death Tarot: Where Your Sun Sets To Rise Again

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"Measure the height of your mind by the shade it casts" - Robert Browning My client bit her lip as the Death card made a reappearance during a reading that expanded on a particular essence of her life path. With only a few cards presented, two out of the four had repeated from her initial short layout despite a good ten minutes of reshuffling. I’ve got to say, I love it when this happens. Through Tarot, your higher self speaks to you through tangible material you can see and tou... Read the full story

AIPUT Scores new customer for its newly refurbished Camgate Centre business park at Heathrow Airport

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New letting at Camgate reflects confidence in the continued strength of demand for this growing Heathrow industrial location [London: 11 June 2020]: Aberdeen Standard Investments’ AIPUT fund (Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust) has announced the completion of contracts with Rygor Commercials for the long-term occupancy of a recently-refurbished 28,000 sq ft unit at The Camgate Centre, Heathrow Airport. The scheme is located to the south of the airport’s dedicated cargo zone,... Read the full story

Back on track – Falken will start 2020 testing at the Nürburgring on June 15th with first race outing at NLS2/3

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Falken will field brace of 911s in first official NLS test session since restrictions lifted and confirms it will race at NLS2 and 3 on July 11th/12th Satisfied that it can implement a range of procedures for its drivers and team members, Falken Motorsports will resume its 2020 testing at the next NLS test scheduled to take place at the Nürburgring on June 15th, before racing in NLS2 and 3 a month later. Both of Falken’s Porsche will be in action at the NLS test with Klaus Bach... Read the full story

Doomed blue? The old motor trade joke about 'doom blue' cars may be coming true

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Still got the blues? Blue cars are out of favour as the motoring world turns monochrome JUNE 11th 2020 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IT'S OFFICIAL - the old motor trade joke about 'doom blue' cars - undesirable blue models that are worth very little and can be hard to shift - could be coming true as blue drops out of the favourite three colours sought by car buyers. Despite sales people joking that blue cars are doomed to take forever to sell - and be worth less than other shades... Read the full story

SPAR extends shopping support to national charities

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Following the success of the shop and pay structure for people who are shielding introduced with Royal Voluntary Service under the NHS Volunteer Responders scheme last month, over 700 SPAR stores in England and Wales are now also supporting volunteers for three additional national charities in order to support other vulnerable people. Recognising how difficult it can be for older people who are too scared to go out and shop, or those who might need help in terms of accessibility or are bli... Read the full story

Travellers Reveal The Impact Of COVID-19 On Their Plans To Visit EUROPE In Summer 2020

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Sentiment for travelling to Europe in the summer months is weak across the six key long-haul markets monitored Chinese and Indian respondents are the most optimistic about resuming travel Travellers show increasing interest towards less crowded destinations and more affordable trip experiences Brussels, 11 June 2020: To better understand and respond to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on overseas travel, the European Travel Commission (ETC), the European Tourism Association... Read the full story

Super luxurious super sports car ABT Sportsline equips Audi S8 with 700 hp and new wheels

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Real sports cars deliver extraordinary driving performance, but usually have a somewhat spartan appearance. For those unwilling to sacrifice any luxury, space or comfort, the Audi S8 has been available since 1996, and as regards acceleration, it can hold its own against the contemporary Porsche 911. The fourth generation of the racy luxury limousine came onto the market in early 2020, with a powerful V8 bi-turbo petrol engine delivering 571 hp (420 kW) and 800 Nm. Acceleration from 0 to 100 k... Read the full story

Race calendar 2020 & hygiene measures

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“Preparations to ensure optimum safety” DEKM promoter Oliver Schielein on the new race calendar Wednesday, 10 June 2020 Mr Schielein, the German Electric Kart Championship (DEKM) recently published its new race calendar for 2020. Did you find it challenging to organise? Oliver Schielein: It goes without saying that it was initially difficult to finalise dates due to the coronavirus pandemic. But we have now accomplished it and we have been able to put together an attractive schedule of ev... Read the full story

Retail and office investment site in Gilfach Goch sold to experienced retailer through Christie & Co

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Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, is delighted announce the sale of a freehold retail and office investment site located in Gilfach Goch, South Wales. The retail and office investment site, 42 Cambrian Avenue, is a large detached stone property with a pitch tiled roof. It comprises a ground floor retail unit with separately leased offices above which are in great condition and provide a combination of cellular and open plan office accommodation. The site sits in a pr... Read the full story

Twinwoods Adventure launches world's first homecation service

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Covid19 is set to start a revolution in travel and leisure. Twinwoods Adventure announces the launch of their suite of homecation services, a new category of leisure, for those staying at home. The inaugural homecation service offered by Twinwoods Adventure is the Morse Code Escape Room - an interactive escape room experience which is delivered by the Twinwoods Adventure team in Bedford UK, via Zoom video. The Morse Code video escape room offers a new way for friends a... Read the full story

H.R. Owen BUGATTI LONDON Hosts Exclusive Customer Previews Of CHIRON PUR SPORT

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H.R. Owen Bugatti London recently hosted private customer previews of the new Chiron Pur Sport – the only place in the UK customers could see the car Limited to just 60 vehicles, the Chiron Pur Sport is the purest Bugatti ever; more radical, more dynamic and more aggressive H.R. Owen Bugatti London is the only official Bugatti retailer in the UK, nestled among the ateliers of London’s exclusive Mayfair London, 9th June 2020. H.R. Owen Bugatti London played host to t... Read the full story

Escape rooms boring? Not when you do our extreme versions!

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What do you get when you cross a multi activity centre with things like indoor skydiving, shooting, a 125ft jump and indoor surfing with the new craze sweeping the world, escape rooms? A whole lot of extreme fun! Our site has an extraordinarily rich history and we are embracing this with our Escape Rooms. Starting in 1946, construction work began to turn the wartime RAF airfield into what has become known as the Royal Aeronautical Establishment, Bedford. The runway was extended... Read the full story