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Big Bang at Battersea

Posted on 25/09/2013

A client needed something to prevent debris from being scattered when their pyrotechnics devices were being detonated at a publicity stunt at Battersea’s iconic power station. The results ? Fire fighters were called to Battersea Power Station after a TV stunt caused concerns the historic building was alight. Flames were projected on to the Grade…

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Hole Storey

Posted on 17/08/2013

A driver in East Grinstead, Sussex took a turn for the worst recently. Whilst negotiating a lane restriction made up with plastic barriers whilst a gas main was being replaced, he apparently took to the near side to avoid oncoming traffic. Despite the barrier installation being present and correct the excavation within them was deep…

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London starts £2,500 lane rental charges for utility firms

Posted on 09/07/2013

Transport for London today rolls out out its pioneering lane rental scheme charging utility companies £2,500 a day for working in congested areas and at busy times. The groundbreaking scheme has been designed to push utility contractors to work on the roads during the night and at off-peak times to cut traffic congestion. Funding generated…

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Horse Wesley rescued upside down in hole in Kinmel Bay

Posted on 09/07/2013

A horse had a lucky escape after falling backwards into a hole and becoming trapped upside down. Firefighters used a mechanical digger to winch Wesley to safety, legs first, from the 6ft (1.82m) ditch in a field at Kinmel Bay, Conwy. The horse became stuck after escaping into a neighbour’s field. Owner Kelsey Rees-Dykes said…

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