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Things we LOVE this week

Week commencing 5th September… Things we love this week: L-O-V-E List Paralympics The opening ceremony of the Paralympics aired on Wednesday evening and it was a spectacular sight. Aaron ‘Wheelz’ Fotheringham impressed worldwide viewers with his amazing stunt jump. Watch it again here. Jake Evans Huge shout out to Jake this week, who has been filming our new GroupRail advert. What a hugely talented and genuinely lovely guy. We can’t wait to see the finished product! Check out his gallery here. Air Pods This week apple announced their latest product- wireless ear buds. The smart technology will make the wire which

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Things we LOVE this week.

Week commencing 22nd August Things we love this week: L-O-V-E List The weather Ah, this week the sunshine has returned and we have been LOVING it. However, according to the weather forecast, our sun related joy will be short-lived as there are thunderstorms on the horizon for this weekend. All good things come to an end and all that. Olio This awesome new app allows you to list food and other items you no longer want and connects you to people who do! The philosophy is based on the principle of one man’s trash being another man’s treasure. What a

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10 memorable on screen moments involving trains

10 memorable on screen moments involving trains We wanted to pair some of our favourite things: trains and films. However, we realised that was sort of niche so decided to broaden the definitions just a tad. Consequently, trams and tubes were also included in the train category and TV programmes were also included under the film category. So basically modes of transport and their cinematic portrayal. But that doesn’t exactly role off the tongue. Anyway, we created a train action rating (as in how heavily do trains feature in that episode/film) and a train significance rating (as in how significant

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Things we LOVE this week

Week Commencing 15th August…   Things we LOVE this week: L-O-V-E List Jason Kenny and Laura Trott Talk about #couplegoals. Kenny won three gold medals at Rio and Trott became the most successful female British Olympian of all time. Inspirational stuff. Night Tube The London night tube, launches tonight- Friday 13th August! Tubes will run on the Victoria and Central line all night. Oooh. Tempted just to jump on the tube at 3am- just because I can. #yolo. Wholesome memes Oh, we do love a meme, but people have had mixed reviews about these new wholesome memes. On the ‘whole’

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Top 10 tips for Surviving Fresher’s Week:

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Top 10 tips for Surviving Fresher’s Week: Drink Water. H2o is and will always be your friend. Ideally drink water pre, post and during each and every night out. Water is the ultimate way to rehydrate and even reduces the severity of your hangover. Woohoo! Eat food. Contrary to the often quoted ‘eating is cheating,’ eating before a night out is actually much safer than skipping food. Let’s face it going to bed at 10pm before all your mates have even left the flat is not exactly the best first impression. Socialise. Talk to everyone. Be positive and open to

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Five key reasons to use the PTBS app (as if you need convincing) :

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Five key reasons to use the PTBS app (as if you need convincing) :   You get to meet new people. Release your inner social butterfly and spread those wings. Who knows who you will meet? Maybe your soul mate, maybe your doppelganger or maybe none of the above, but meeting new people is fun to do.   You might even save money, (up to a 1/3) which is not too shabby. Cha-ching.     Your journey is going to be more exciting than if you travelled alone. We can almost guarantee it.   Time will probably pass quicker because

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About Us

About Us Once upon a time in a land far away, a young man named Ed boarded a crowded train set for the bustling city of Manchester. As Ed frantically searched for a seat, still shivering from the bite of the cold December air, he turned to see a beautiful woman moving her bag from the seat opposite so he could sit down… And they both lived happily ever after. The end. Okay, I’ll admit that perhaps that story is ever so slightly embellished- but, there was a train and romance did bloom. Though the significance of the story is

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Things we LOVE this week.

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Week Commencing 8th August… Things we LOVE this week: L-O-V-E List Meteor Showers Did certain members of the PTBS team sit outside in the cold to watch the meteor shower? Yes. Do they regret it? Absolutely not. NASA have announced that we will be able to view this visual spectacle until the 24th of August so get out there and get looking guys. Our Dev Team This week we had a big old meeting with our dev team to discuss a pretty extensive list of things we want to change on the app. The dev team were awesome as usual

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Things we LOVE this week.

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Week Commencing 1st August… Things we LOVE this week: L-O-V-E List August Aka prime holiday season! What’s not to love? Members of our team have travelled all over the globe in the last week, including the exotic destinations of Panama, Spain and Greece. What a lucky bunch! Suicide Squad Yes, the reviews haven’t all exclusively raved about this movie, but it will take more than that to stop us from going to see it. The cast alone is enough to lure us in. All of our lovely UX testers and Observation Users Massive thanks to everyone involved in all of

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Things we LOVE this week.

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Week commencing 18th July… Things we LOVE this week: L-O-V-E List Nick Johnson Aka the first guy in the US who has caught ALL the Pokémon! What an inspiration. The race is still on in the U.K though…Go, go, go! Michelle Obama And her amazing Carpool Karaoke abilities. How many other First Ladies can say they sung with Missy Elliot and James Corden? Zero. Good Grief Sometimes you don’t appreciate what you have until it’s gone. And then when it comes back you rejoice. Bastille are back (don’t take so long next time boys) with their new, infectiously catchy song,

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