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Charlie has 104 reasons he’s an inspiration for his family

15/05/2018

Charlie Hanson puts it down to black treacle on his breakfast porridge but staying physically active and enjoying the daily crossword will also have helped him reach the age of 104. The United Nations is marking International Family Day (#internationalFamilyDay) on 15 May 2018, to recognise the family as a building block of societies around…

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How does the sewer system work?

09/05/2018

Our sewer system is an essential part of modern life, keeping our homes and streets clean and hygienic. But how does the vast infrastructure that exists beneath our feet actually work? In this article we will take a closer look at the importance of our sewer system, how it was created and how the system…

Drone survey approval is a first for Transport for London

30/04/2018

Lanes Rail, part of Lanes Group plc, has become the first contractor to win long-term Transport for London approval to use drones to support the carrying out of asset surveys. Following an intensive 12 month testing and approval process, Lanes Rail can now use a Civil Aviation Authority-approved drone contractor, flying what are officially known…

UAV Drones approved for London usage