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Financial services broker expands coverage in Lincolnshire with key appointment

Financial services broker, Midlands Asset Finance (MAF), has bolstered its presence in Lincolnshire by appointing a new relationship manager in the region.

Based in Lincoln, Tom Gawne has joined the business to support SME and major corporate clients in Lincolnshire and the East Midlands with any asset finance, invoice finance or property funding.

Working in the Lincolnshire area for the last ten years, Tom joins MAF from SME Banking, Lloyds Banking Group, where he spent a total of eight years as a commercial manager, looking after a portfolio of clients and providing loan and overdraft solutions.

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SkyWalk’s safety system is a towering success

The SkyWalk at Blackpool Tower is an impressive 380ft high, glass viewing platform. The floor is five centimetres thick and from the platform there are spectacular views into the Irish Sea and over the famous Blackpool Promenade. It is the highest observation deck in North West England.

Visitors can look right through the glass below their feet for an exhilarating sense of how high they actually are. To make sure they can enjoy this to full effect, the floor of the platform has to remain transparent with the underside being cleaned at least twice a year.

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ASFP announces CPD seminar in Scotland

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) will be holding the next in its series of regional CPD seminars in Perth, Scotland on 25 April 2018. The free-to-attend seminar aims to improve awareness of passive fire protection and help delegates to understand the vital role of compartmentation in maintaining fire safety in buildings. 

Arranged in collaboration with Aviva Insurance and Local Authority Building Standards Scotland, Understanding Passive Fire Protection provides an introduction to the types of passive fire protection systems found in buildings and explains the importance of the correct specification, installation and maintenance of all such systems. 

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MSA raises the safety bar with next generation technology at the NEC

MSA’s eagerly anticipated attendance at the Health and Safety Event (NEC, Birmingham, 10-12 April) will be its first exhibition at a major event since its acquisition of Latchways plc in 2015 doubled its global fall protection business. MSA has used this time to grow and expand its offering, cementing its place as one of the largest and most innovative providers of highly engineered fall protection systems in the world. 

MSA’s attendance provides the perfect opportunity to experience first-hand how its simplified state of the art engineering solutions can minimise risk in complex modern worksites. As well its market-leading fall protection, MSA will be also be showcasing next generation gas detection and fire safety technology. 

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Work to begin at new Aldi supermarket in Loughborough

Just three months after being granted approval by Charnwood Borough Council’s planning committee, works are finally set to begin on a second Aldi Supermarket in Loughborough.

Residents have been waiting over 18-months for verification on the go-ahead of the Allendale Road scheme, but now the wait is finally over.

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