Wrong Trousers Day

June 29 sees ‘Wrong Trousers Day’, which of course the bunch will be more than happy to celebrate! But, what’s it all about? Wrong Trousers Day is an event held by Wallace & Gromit’s Children’s Foundation to support critically ill babies and children. It started in 1997, with the intention of raising the capital to…

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A new friend in the garden

Lance was recently working from home with the patio doors open enjoying the sun when something caught his eye. It was a snake who was equally enjoying the East Yorkshire sun. It’s the first wild snake Lance had ever seen so he was quick off the mark to capture a quick snap before it slithered…

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April is stress awareness month

First launched in 1992, Stress Awareness Month is a collaborative effort to increase stress awareness, highlighting the causes, dangers and general misconceptions about stress as well as successful coping strategies on how to relieve this modern-day epidemic. Most people will experience stress and its negative effects at some point in their life, as a common…

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World Parkinson’s Day

April 11 sees World Parkinson’s day, an initiative close to Kat’s heart… In January this year, Neil Diamond announced that he was ending his 50th anniversary tour early after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s, and many of his fans donated their ticket refunds to Parkinson’s research. Other famous celebrities, past and present, diagnosed with the condition…

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Don’t be fooled this April

So, it’s 1 April today. We could’ve been sneaky and made this blog entry a joke one to catch people out (we’d never do that, eh Kat?!). Instead, Mark has scoured the internet to find some of the best April Fool’s news and announcement wind-ups. National newspapers can’t resist their 1 April ‘fake news’ stories.…

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A new addition to Rambutan HQ

Here at Treetops, we can’t wait for a new flying fox zip wire to be fitted from the office balcony! In trying to optimise our time spent in and around the office, and considering we are on the first floor, it was agreed that we spend a large proportion of our ‘down’ periods walking up and down stairs, and opening…

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Today is National Pi day!

Rambutan numbers man Ed delves into national Pi day and ponders how important data really is to us. Unfortunately, this may not be the kind of Pi that you were hoping for, especially if you’re hungry, but being the numbers man around the Rambu-office, it only felt fitting that I was the one to write…

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