How to create a press kit – Oxford Prospect

 Nicholas Newman A press kit is a pre-packaged set of promotional materials about a person, product, service, company, or organization distributed to members of the media for promotional use. They are often distributed to announce …

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Why trams are Oxford’s big bang solution!

In the local media including the Oxford Mail and other forums, there has been
much debate as how to solve Oxford’s and the surrounding areas ongoing traffic
congestion problems. I see that Oxford Bus Company has lost one million
passengers so far due to congestion and road works
http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/12928082.Bus_company_says_Oxford_roadworks_has_cost_it_a_million_passengers/

In last weeks Oxford Mail, there have been suggested several proposals.

One suggestion has been a guided busway along the A40 to Witney
http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/12928082.Bus_company_says_Oxford_roadworks_has_cost_it_a_million_passengers/
However, there are problems with such a proposal as Cambridge Guided Busway has
found, resulting in £31 million of defects see
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-29523111
And here is the case against guided busways in Cambridge, but the same would
apply here in Oxfordshire see
http://www.castiron.org.uk/

Another rival and more practical proposal would be development of a tram
network as proposed
http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/12927095.Transport_experts_back_tram_network/
The Trams for Oxford report argues that a tram network would attract a wider
range of users than a bus-based solution.
Such a concept has been put in place in many British cities such as Manchester,
Nottingham, Edinburgh, Oxford’s twin city Grenoble and Croydon.
A tram solution is one of the concepts being proposed by
https://witneyoxfordtransport.wordpress.com/tag/trams/

Also, modern trams do not need to obtain power from overhead wires, as they can
use batteries, see http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/nice-trams/

Hopefully, we might see trams linking Headington with Witney in ten years time.
It would certainly reduce the amount of traffic, noise and pollution we have to
suffer living in Oxford today.

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Saudi Arabia – A connected kingdom on the rise

Galaxy A3 The MENA region’s telecoms market is expected to show a compound annual growth rate (GAGR) of 2.9%, split between mobile (3.3%) and fixed (2.8%) between 2014 and 2018 by which time the market is expected to be worth at least $60billion. Saudi Arabia is the… #mobilephones #saudiarabia

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Get switched on to control your energy use

Nicholas Newman Telegraph 2 March 2015 From switching off the lights to a hi-tech system overhaul, energy management strategies have changed drastically over the past three decades. http://www.nicnewmanoxford.com/get-switched-on-to-control-your-energy-use/

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ENPCs: the future of business energy management?

Nicholas Newman Daily Telegraph 2 March 2015 Working out an ENPC With energy performance contracts starting to gain traction in the UK, discover how an ENPC could help your business save money. A well-designed energy performance contract (ENPC) could benefit many..http://www.nicnewmanoxford.com/enpcs-the-future-of-business-energy-management/ . #energyperformancecontract

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Are we ready for green buses and trucks?

Nicholas Newman African Review April 2015. Africa Eco Race 2015 rally will feature first Kamaz CNG vehicle Africa, with 16 % of the world’s population and rapid economic development relies on cars, trucks, vans and buses to keep people and goods… #biofuels #compressednaturalgas #greenfuels http://www.nicnewmanoxford.com/are-we-ready-for-green-buses-and-trucks/

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