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Fire and Rescue Services Saving Animals

I have been reading a report that 8 fire personnel in Germany responded to a call to save a trapped rat. Not a pet rat but a sewer rat stuck in a manhole cover. The 8 fire personnel released the rat which swiftly returned back into the sewer. 8 fire personnel! 1 person with a […]

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Is there an alternative to car transport?

At the end of September 2018 there were 31.6 million cars licensed for use in Great Britain. Surprisingly the average time a car spent in use was only 4%, the greatest time – 80% was spent parked at home, with about 16% of the time parked elsewhere. Of course that is an average of the […]

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ISIS girl – I want to come home

A news story has broken in the UK regarding a 19 year old woman – heavily pregnant, alone, two previous children sadly passed away – who wishes to come home to her family in the UK to have her baby. What’s the problem you may ask? Get her home fast. Well the problem is where […]

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Knife Crime UK

I have been looking at knife crime UK statistics over the past few years and the results make for very scary reading. In the year ending March 2018, offences where a knife or sharp instrument were involved rose to 40,100 – the highest level in 8 years. Even worse is the total number of murders […]