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safety signage

Why To Make Sure Your Signs Are Useful

If you are in the process of choosing signs for your business or organisation, it is important to make sure they fulfil their purpose. Make sure you look at the illustrations and content carefully to ensure they are offer information, instruction or are safety signage warning people of any dangers. Your signs will only be of any value if they are useful, and there are Read More →

bespoke signage

Chelmsford Reveals New Town Signs After 4-Yr Wait

The people of Chelmsford have been waiting four years for their new town signs, but now the wait is over after the city council has revealed the 11 brown board signage finished pieces. They were delivered to Essex Highways earlier this week, after Chelmsford City Council failed to agree on the designs and wording of the signs for four years, the Essex Chronicle reported. Indeed, Read More →

braille and tactile signage

Companies Without Disabled Facilities ‘Losing Out Financially’

Businesses in the UK should make the introduction of disabled facilities, with braille and tactile signage as well as other options, a focus this year if they want to gain access to a market that’s worth up to £212 billion a year. New research from Barclays Business has found that in the north-west, just 12 per cent of small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have written Read More →

traffic signage

Road Safety Week: 21st-27th November

This year’s theme for Road Safety Week 2016 is Make the Brake Pledge, which could inspire officials to review their traffic signage and road safety signs in a bid to encourage safer driving among members of the public. Run by charity Brake, Road Safety Week this year will focus on the six elements of the Brake Pledge – Slow, Sober, Secure, Silent, Sharp and Sustainable. Read More →

traffic signage

Traffic Signage Erected To Stop People From Driving On Tram Tracks

A spate of motorists finding themselves stuck on a section of tram tracks near the Holt Town stop in New Islington, east Manchester, has resulted in Metrolink bosses spending £20,000 on traffic signage, safety measures and markings to help prevent people from driving onto the tracks. In the last 18 months, over a dozen drivers have found themselves stranded in this particular spot, despite the Read More →

Top Withens

Top Withens External Signage Draws Criticism

Organisations considering the placement of external signage may want to assess the impact they may have if they’re required in places of natural beauty or they could find criticism comes their way. This is what Yorkshire Water has just discovered much to their detriment after erecting three brightly coloured warning signs at the Top Withens ruins in West Yorkshire, made famous by Emily Bronte’s much-loved Read More →


Cattle Farmers Warned Over Safety Signs

As the weather gets warmer, people will be more inclined to get out and about in the countryside, which means farmers should be on their guard and do all they can to ensure that members of the public are properly warned about potential hazards such as cows and calves. Official figures show that up to five workers or members of the public are killed in Read More →