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Why your smart meter may not be so smart after all

Nearly a third of all energy companies fitting smart meters are still installing old technology. Government guidance says that since the middle of March 2019 customers should only have been given second generation smart meters. However, eight companies still installing first generation smart meters say the network is not reliable enough to switch customers on […]

A Poet’s Space with Simone Ziel

A Poet’s space ‘a place where spoken word artists have a space to express themselves.’  Simone created a new ‘digital platform exploring different poets and spoken word artists and giving them a place to perform.’ Influenced by Button poetry and tiny desk concert in America. A Poet’s Space is a place one studio where artists […]

Cyber bullying: ‘The bully is in the back pocket and It’s 24/7

  Cyberbullying is at it’s all-time high with Half of all young adults have experienced cyber-bullying in some way 10- 20 per cent say they experience it regularly. Cyberbullying is defined by the use of digital devices such as mobile phones, tablets and computers. It can occur through text, SMS, apps and online via social […]

A discussion on food and faith with Pauline Manilla

Food blogger, Pauline Manilla shared her take on flavour, healthy eating and faith. Wife, mother and writer of silverlinings; gives an insight into her experiments with food, through recipes and the importance of eating and living healthy. Based in London but grew up in Jos in Nigeria, Pauline’s early experience of cooking was from watching her Mum,  preparing Queen

Catch: Hans Ramzan Design of the Year Nominee Product that detects HIV.

HIV affects 2.5 million people a year and kills 90 per cent of people who contract the disease. Hans Ramzan designed an at-home HIV detection test, nominated for Beazley Design of the Year and INDEX Design to Improve Life Award. Hans Ramzan, from Solihull, explains: ‘HIV is the biggest killer of people and of those 2.5 million.  Two […]

Having a Relationship with GOD

There are many questions and ideas about life and God. Does God exist? Is he real? Dictionary.com define’s God as: ‘The creator and ruler of the universe and source of all moral authority; the supreme being. ‘a superhuman being or spirit worshipped as having power over nature or human fortunes; a deity.’ Many people’s first knowledge of […]

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health awareness is crucial in our society. Founded by the Mental Health Foundation. The Foundation raises awareness of the ways people can learn to improve and look after their own emotional, psychological and physical well-being. Mental Health is defined as having: ‘The level of psychological well-being or an absence of mental illness.’ How easily […]

Dead Philippines whale had 40kg of plastic in stomach

A dead whale that washed up in the Philippines had 40kg (88lbs) of plastic bags inside its stomach, researchers have said. Workers at D’Bone Collector Museum recovered the Cuvier’s beaked whale east of Davao City earlier in March. In a Facebook post, the museum said the animal was filled with “the most plastic we have […]
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