"Once the aluminium ladders came in, I made the odd one for a window cleaner who wanted a made to measure ladder but that was it. There are now only a few people left who can make the wooden ones." … [Read more...] about Are these England’s last traditional craftsmen and women?
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I see fewer patients not because of the strict hygiene rules (people must have a temperature check before they enter the building, sit two metres apart in the waiting rooms, and wear a mask at all times — and I wear a mask, gloves and an apron when doing procedures), but because I have to prioritise seeing those who need procedures. Their appointments take longer. … [Read more...] about More than 15million patients are waiting for further treatment on NHS’s ‘hidden’ waiting list – nearly four times higher than the official 3.9m total for new referrals, new report says
Coal Exchange, Cardiff - (1883-86) Where in 1904 the world's first recorded £1m deal was struck among coal traders. The building's owners went into liquidation and a public meeting later this week will look for a way forward. The society wants the council to work with all interested parties to "restore this important part of both Wales' and Cardiff's history". Hammerhead Crane, Cowes, Isle of Wight (1912). Giant cantilever crane installed for the production of naval warships such as HMS Cavalier. The Victorian Society said: "This reminder of Cowes' industrial past must be saved." Greengate Baths, Salford (1855) Designed by one of Manchester's best 19th Century architects Thomas Worthington. Today, the baths are semi obscured by scaffolding and self-seeded trees.The Victorian Society said: "Action must be taken to save this rare survival of a handsome early public baths." Former Wesley Methodist Chapel, Hartlepool (1871-73) Designed by Hill and Swan and in the port town's Wesley … [Read more...] about The Victorian Society: Colliery and crane on at risk list
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"There was little-to-no notice about the gardens being torn up, either. We received a letter a few months back saying the roads were going to be made ready for the council to adopt them, but they didn't say anything about the paths being installed," he said. … [Read more...] about Furious new-build homeowners told 6.5ft of their gardens will be dug up to make way for path