Trade body sets international agenda for invasive weed control event

Trade body sets international agenda for invasive weed control event

Leading experts from across Europe will be sharing best practice at the annual International Invasive Weed Conference, organised by the Property Care Association. A key event for a wide range of professions looking for the latest insight into invasive non-native weeds.  The event ‘Management, Understanding and a Look to the Future’ takes place at the Møller Centre, University of Cambridge, on 23 November. Focusing around three key themes – the management and understanding of invasive…

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Using music to increase wellbeing

Using music to increase wellbeing

By music therapist Dr Stella Compton Dickinson It is rare to have absolute silence. Music is all around us, it is made up of vibrations of different frequencies, heard in the sounds of nature, the sea, the birds, even the electrical sound of the fridge has a frequency that hums. Within the universe, the musical elements of ‘time’ and ‘rhythm’ are involved in, for example, how the earth and the moon interact with the cycle…

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Building a safer school – the role of door hardware

Building a safer school – the role of door hardware

  Knowledge and understanding around access control measures is still far from being at the ideal level if we are to protect our schools better and prevent pupils coming into harm’s way. When we think of our children going to school, we should be at rest and know that they will be closeted in a safe and enclosed space, a safe haven for learning and education and nothing else. However, overall UK security levels are…

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