One donor can give life to several people and restore the sight of two more. To decide whether or not you want to give life to someone else after you have died is something very personal and you need to make your own decision. Please also let your family and friends know your wishes.
By joining the register you are giving your agreement to your organs and tissues being used for transplantation to save or enhance the lives of others after your death.
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Performance Programme This is my plan and diary for a structured, quality year of cycling in 2019. The plan consists of targeted events and ambitions for the year; the diary breaks down a recent run of play, with some attempt at analysis ... (more)
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Serious heat and sun put paid to many people's hopes in this event, with an astonishing 26 DNFs. Combined with 15 DNS, that reduced the start sheet of 86 down to 45. Full results are available on the CTT website. I was one of ... (more)
The European Commission today announced its intention to bring in mandatory speed-limiting devices for all new cars, from 2022. For road safety advocates this sounds like a great idea in principle, but is it really the correct approach? ... (more)
Back in November 2017 Ofcom (the body responsible for regulating UK communications tech) announced that there would be automatic compensation for delays in repairs or installations for broadband and landline work. This was a voluntary scheme ... (more)
Our trusty dishwasher (Bosch Exxcel) had recently been getting worse at the daily job of crockery cleaning, and today it simply did no cleaning at all! On starting the wash cycle there was no water coming out of the cleaning arms, and the ... (more)
Upon ordering a new Macbook, I decided that the simplest option for migrating my apps and data would be a Time Machine backup (using a USB hard drive). I was aware that the new Macbook would only have USB-C ports, so also had a multi-port ... (more)
The Crivit® product range If you're looking for outdoors clothing or accessories, you could do worse than to browse the Crivit® range. Crivit® is a brand of German supermarket Lidl's, so it's most convenient for UK customers to head down ... (more)
This is a feed of everything I'm interested in, filtered and categorised according to my choices. Channels: Twitter (multiple accounts) Facebook groups Facebook pages Google+ LinkedIn Flickr Youtube Website RSS Webpage updates ... (more)
John Swindells I am a career professional in software development, becoming proficient in various systems and languages since 1992. In recent years I have been especially active in web and mobile app projects. I stepped down in April ... (more)
This was a hilly sportive in south Wales, with Margam Park as the headquarters. It was all extremely well organised, from the car parking to the feed stops, and everyone I encountered was really friendly. There were lots of volunteer marshals ... (more)
After months of planning, worrying and gnashing of teeth, seven souls set off on their bikes from the slipway at Whitehaven. Destination: Whitby beach! So how did it come to this? Here's a step-by-step guide. Planning We used a ... (more)