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  • Look outside. The snow is melting, the flowers are blooming, and the birds are singing. Springtime is here, and we all know what that means: spring cleaning. Yes, it’s that time again time to roll up your sleeves and spring clean your house, ready for the warmer months! There’s nothing better than throwing open your windows and doors after a cold winter, donning your rubber gloves and giving your house a much-needed once over. Here are some spring cleaning tips for making your own non-toxic homemade cleaners, useful repurposing ideas and just general clever cleaning ideas to make cleaning and ...
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  • BY DAVID HORN, DIRECTOR, NET-DEFENCE Recently, I visited Consett Academy in Ashdale Road, Consett, County Durham Consett Academy is a secondary school serving more than 1,200 students between the ages of 11 and 18. At its most recent Ofsted it was classified as Good. I had been invited by the Academy in conjunction with a charity, the Engineering Development Trust (www.etrust.org.uk) to speak to a large group of year 9 students about the opportunities that exist within the IT sector, and in particular the cyber security sector within the north east of England. Upon arrival I was immediately impressed ...
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  • 18th February 2018
    Spotlight on Irvine
    Set to be Glasgow’s ‘Brighton’, Irvine was recently named the most improved place in Scotland, a drive that North Ayrshire Council and local community partnerships are working together on to provide the Irvine Vision. As the last of the five ‘New Towns’ Irvine was already quite sizeable and had been a Royal Burgh since 1372, unlike most new towns that were built from nothing or stripped of any history, Irvine has managed to combine the old and the new successfully, not losing its eloquent history and yet merging the new and vibrant style. Sitting on the coast of the Firth ...
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  • Wouldn’t it be great if you could stay in your current home until your new home is ready? Well with our PART EXCHANGE incentive you can, and right now we are having a PART EXCHANGE EXTRAVAGANZA at our RIVERGATE@ANNICK ROAD development on selected 3 & 4 bed villas. Just imagine – No Fuss, No Fees and you don’t have to leave your home until your new one is ready. There are many circumstances when Part Exchange is a preferred option particularly when you want to move without all the stress or maybe you’ve seen the home of your dreams and ...
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  • 15th February 2018
    CYBER ESSENTIALS
    SECURITY CONTROLS & ACCREDITATION What is it? The Cyber Essentials Scheme was developed and launched by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) in 2014.  The scheme was created to define security controls that should be implemented into organisations to mitigate common cyber security risks. Net-Defence provides a range of service packages aimed at supporting organisations preparing for Cyber Essentials  Organisations can certify against two levels: Cyber Essentials – Entry level Applicants are required to submit a self-assessment questionnaire assessed by one of our consultants. Cyber Essentials Plus – Enhanced level Applicants are required to submit the self-assessment questionnaire which is ...
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