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  1. FMB criticises building upturn stats

    FMB criticises building upturn stats

    The suggestion that there has been an upturn in the amount of new builds being created has been criticised by the Federation of Master Builders. Brian Berry, director of external affairs at the group said that there was a "fundamental problem" in that there were not enough houses being constructed to deal with the figure […]

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  2. Good progress made on Olympic Park site

    Good progress made on Olympic Park site

    The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) has said that good progress is being made on the Olympic Park site in east London. New infrastructure is being placed on the site in a move that will benefit the area long after the games are finished. Simon Wright, the ODA director of infrastructure and utilities, said: "As the […]

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  3. Battersea Dogs Home to get new shelter

    Battersea Dogs Home to get new shelter

    John Sisk & Son has been announced as the construction company that is to build a new animal shelter in London. A new and sustainable cattery is to be built costing £3.9 million at the famous Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, with 83 pens as well as a reception, waiting area and meeting rooms. Mike […]

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  4. Scottish school building plumbing causes havoc

    Scottish school building plumbing causes havoc

    Professionals with plumbing training may need to be called into a school in Scotland. According to the Sun, a new £30 million school in Livingston is to be delayed because of flooding filling the art and computer classrooms. A source told the red top: “The fire alarm was set off when water poured out of […]

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  5. Olympics plumbing job awarded

    Olympics plumbing job awarded

    Plumbing jobs could be on the increase in east London, with the announcement of the Olympic village plumbers contract being awarded. Mears has been selected to fit out the 2012 Olympic village in Stratford, worth £9 million. A total of 300 flats need to be fitted with plumbing systems. According to the London Evening standard, […]

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  6. Plumbing courses could help homeowners add value

    Plumbing courses could help homeowners add value

    The recession has had an effect on many people, with homeowners seeing the most problems. For people that cannot afford to make significant green changes, Andrew Leech, director of the National Home Improvement Council, has suggested that insulation could be a cheap way around it. "One thing we would urge people to do if they […]

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  7. Expert urges boiler servicing in summer

    Expert urges boiler servicing in summer

    Now is a good time for boilers to be serviced. That is the opinion of David Holmes, founder of Boilerguide, who said that despite it still being summer it is a good idea to check that systems are still working now before the cold begins to bite. "Boilers should be serviced every year so why […]

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  8. Underfloor heating suggested for new homes

    Underfloor heating suggested for new homes

    Any homeowners that are considering building their own property should give thought to underfloor heating. Boilerguide has urged homeowners to consider the system as a cost-effective alternative. David Holmes, founder of Boilerguide, said that underfloor heating was a good way of “economising a property whilst also adding value to it”. He added: “Underfloor heating can […]

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  9. A new Training Centre opens for Able Skills as the demand for Plumbers remains high

    A new Training Centre opens for Able Skills as the demand for Plumbers remains high

    Able Skills has expanded again based on the success of our current Plumbing programmes and is set to open a new Plumbing Training Centre by the summer of 2009. The new Plumbing Centre will be better equipped to prepare modern day Plumbers for the industry with entirely new equipment in place, spacious training and assessment […]

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  10. Studying at home  will save you money but can you find a quiet moment ?

    Studying at home will save you money but can you find a quiet moment ?

    You may already know about the the AbleSkills Level 2 Technical Certificate in Distance Learning for Plumbing Theory. It is a great way to learn because it gives you the freedom to study and learn the basic theory at your own time and pace. However, we hear you say, finding the space and the time […]

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  11. Plumbing beats the credit crunch!

    Plumbing beats the credit crunch!

    A good plumber is always in demand, whatever the economic forecast ….As the unemployment figures rise to two million and with some industries facing the prospect of part time working only to survive, the newly redundant or those taking the opportunity to consider a career change will need to quickly find alternative employment or revenue […]

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  12. Able Skills Home Study Plumbing Theory means - you do it your way!

    Able Skills Home Study Plumbing Theory means - you do it your way!

    Now you can have both – the time to retrain and stay in work !Everybody needs to keep working to pay the bills and keep the wolf from the door in these recession-hit times. If you are reading this, you may be now considering making a career change. You want to study but concerned that […]

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