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Why three is the magic number


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CSL Training - You never know when it will come in handy!

I've told this story at our CSL Training Days at Swansea and when promoting and encourageing colleagues to get involved in the project.  It's a bit of fun really and I hope it's ok to post it on this site.  Just after attending my CSL training day in London in 2013 we went on our family holiday to Lanzarote.  We were in a pub quiz one night and I was getting a bit bored as it was a really hard quiz and I didn't know many answer's, that's my excuse anyway!  Until, I couldn't believe my ears when the host asked this dream question:

Welsh Contact Centre Awards - HWP makes it to the final 3!

I am so proud to say that at the Welsh Contact Centre Awards night held last week, Swansea Contact Centre reached the final 3 for the work we have done with the HSBC Water Programme in the category Best Community Engagement 2013.  We have 23 Citizen Science Leaders on site, they are all so passionate about the HWP.  In 2013 we ensured that all new employees to HSBC were taken on an information day and overview of the HWP and also watched a water sample session by 2 trained CSL's, in total this was 60 employees.  All CSL's have shar

My Experience as a Citizen Science Leader

I shared my CSL training day with colleagues from Mexico, mostly from  Metro Norte, RBWM and CRE . They made it special , but also a Mexican environmental gem: Xochimilco.  Finding amid one of the largest cities in the world such an exquisite watershed is a unique privilege. Xochimilco has been used since pre-Hispanic times as a source of water for human consumption and agricultural use.

High Broom Wood

I volunteer at my local wood as part of the Friends of High Broom Wood group, it is also where I do my water testing  Follow our activities here: