Up Front 07/04

A young design student at Northumbria University has come up with a novel way to monitor how tired footballers are while playing a game. David Evans, from Woodley in Cheshire, has created a shirt which has in-built pulse and sweat monitors that alert managers to players’ heart rate and hydration levels.

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Up Front 05/04

Although I can’t say I salivate at the prospect of a trip to the bottle bank, I have occasionally returned with renewed enthusiasm for the world around me. On my last visit I couldn’t ignore a conversation between a local environmental campaigner and a woman with a strong Glaswegian accent.

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Up Front 04/04

City & Guilds, the UK’s leading awarding body for work related, vocational qualifications, recently announced the findings of a piece of research on what was called the ‘Happiness Index’. Compiled to track the satisfaction of the country’s workforce, the research has come up with some interesting findings.

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Up Front 02/04

The story of campaigning pensioner Albert Venison has made many headlines recently. His efforts to make the Government understand the plight of pensioners who are asked to absorb council tax increases far in excess of inflation, has resulted in much media attention.

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