Bridge Collapse at the Big Bang Fair

Yesterday I was at University of Essex in Colchester supporting the local Big Bang fair representing the Institution of Civil Engineers.  The event was more careers fair than the big STEM event of last year but over four sessions I still got to speak to many many yr 9 and 10 students many of who …

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Trifarm Essex

This morning I paid a visit to Trifarm - a purpose built open water swimming lake and triathlon centre near Boreham in Essex.  This was my first visit there and it was not to use the facilities but to play taxi to my daughter who was having an open water swimming lesson there. The sporting facilities were …

ICE Summer Cycle – Almost Final Details…

Regular readers and occasional visitors alike will have seen my previous posts about the possibility of a Institution Of Civil Engineers social summer bicycle ride through the lanes of Essex, Suffolk and Hertfordshire.  We have decided that this cycle will go ahead on Sunday 7th July 2013 starting at 9am in historic Stansted Mountfitchet and returning to …