Unusual Ways of Rescuing People Suffering From Obesity

7 December, 2016

 

Unusual Ways of Rescuing People Suffering From Obesity

 

By Chris Jarratt of Bariquins (December 2016)

 

            ‘Tis the season of goodwill. It’s just a shame that there’s only a season of it, rather than continuing forever. So, as it is that time of year, this month I’m going to look at some of the less-than-flattering ways of moving plus-size people. That said, it really is a case of ‘necessity being the mother of invention’.

 

 

            Even when a Fire Service has the forethought to equip themselves properly, as Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service has with their purch…

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Obesity in the US: State by State

2 November, 2016

Obesity in the US: State by State

 

By Chris Jarratt of Bariquins (November 2016)

With the US presidential election in the news so much at the moment due to all the negative publicity around Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton, I thought that for this month’s blog, I’d look at the state of each of the States in regards to obesity. Do all the states have the same rate of obesity or does it vary from one to another? If so, is it random or in clusters? So, let’s look at this in a bit more detail.

It is well known that there is a serious obesity problem in America. The US constantly comes near t…

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Bariquins & Our Very First Exhibition: The Outcome

5 October, 2016

 

Bariquins & Our Very First Exhibition: The Outcome

 

By Chris Jarratt of Bariquins (October 2016)

Well we did it. And we didn’t just survive, we made a great impact. A BIG thank you goes to my team, Carolyn, Leah and Michael, for their great work at the Emergency Services Show. This was held on 21st & 22nd September at the National Exhibition Centre (or NEC) Birmingham, England. I mustn’t forget Barry and Benny either. They were the centre of a lot of peoples’ attention.

 

Although we were a first time exhibitor, you’d be hard pressed to tell us apart from the veterans as I thi…

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Bariquins & Their Very First Exhibition

7 September, 2016

Bariquins & Their Very First Exhibition

 

By Chris Jarratt of Bariquins (September 2016)

As a change from the usual stat attack, this month I’m going to give you the background into Bariquins’ preparation for our first exhibition. It’s at this month’s

Emergency Services Show

on 21st & 22nd September

at the National Exhibition Centre (or NEC) Birmingham, England.

 

If you’re going, you’ll find us at Stand P65, to the side of the area where Highways England are.

 

 

After initially booking the shell stand in, what now seems a long time ago, March, next on the list of prioritie…

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