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After dark fun at Flip Out Southampton

Flip Out Southampton is planning something egg-cellent for the Easter holidays.

Visitors to the Chandlers Park trampoline and adventure arena can expect to be involved in a whole host of egg-citing activities over the two week Easter period (2nd-16th April).

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Easter fun at Mattel Play! Liverpool

Mattel Play! Liverpool has baskets of fun in store for fans of Fireman Sam, Bob the Builder and Thomas and Friends this Easter.

Young visitors to the Albert Dock attraction can take part in spring crafts, with Easter egg decorating and card-making workshops running during the school holidays.

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Meet Liz Partridge the fireman – she doesn’t like being called a firewoman

Liz works at Snowdon Mountain Railway stoking the fires on the vintage steam engines as they climb Wales’ highest peak. She is Snowdon Mountain Railway’s very first female stoker in its 122-year history.

Liz is 28 and originally from Walsall in the Midlands. She loves steam engines and previously volunteered at Bala Lake Railway, where she first learnt to fire the little Quarry Hunslet engine. As her confidence grew, she went on to volunteer at the Llangollen Railway, and eventually became a cleaner, the role where you learn how to fire a standard gauge engine.

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Home of the future powered by innovative North West firm ELe is unveiled

MP Rosie Cooper at the opening of Extreme Low Energy's new modular home

A low-energy, eco-friendly, home of the future has been unveiled by West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper at the headquarters of Extreme Low Energy (ELe) in Skelmersdale.

The firm, which recently won the Energy Institute Innovation Award for its ground-breaking low-energy technologies, has installed a replica modular home in the reception area of its new headquarters, fully equipped and powered by ELe systems, and built by sustainable building company Simply Modular Ltd.

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