Here are some of the links I have found useful or interesting.  

From time to time you may also find links to money saving voucher codes or special offers.

The links should re-direct you to the correct web site and open the web site in a new browser window so you do not lose this page.

I will only ever provide links to web sites or suppliers I know or have used myself and found to be satisfactory.

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Bristol Brigand G over Malaya 84 Squadron RAF Tengah

The exploits, and tragedies, of Sgt Navigator Terry Stringer and the rest of the "Brigand Boys" of 84 Squadron & 45 Squadron R.A.F in their Bristol Brigand Aircraft during the Malayan crisis in the 1950's

www.brigandboys.org.uk

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Web Site Hosting

If you would like to have your own easy to build web site from less than £2.99 per month, including a wide choice of comprehensive content management tools (WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, etc) , web domain(s), email addresses, forums/bulletin boards, databases, e-commerce shops, lots of free tools and software applications, and more, for business, home or voluntary organisation/club use, then try Vidahost.

From personal experience (I have used this service for over 8 years now) I highly recommend the Vidahost service.

A UK company with fast, friendly and knowledgeable, UK based, support.

vidahost web site hosting

Quote the coupon code: nbroadsmanvidahost when signing up with Vidahost and get a 10% discount off your web hosting fee!

This website is hosted by Vidahost - Click on this link to open the Vidahost site in a new window 

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Buying Components Direct

I have found the cheapest way of buying components is to source them from reputable suppliers direct from China (after all that is what many of the retailers do!). Buying direct the components are incredibly inexpensive and usually offered with free postage. You may have to wait anything from a week to a month for them to be delivered but often the total price including delivery is less than the cost of delivery alone for locally sourced components and this has enabled me to buy and build things I wouldn't otherwise have been able to afford to do.  I have also bought good chucks, cutters and drill bits for my lathe, guitar pickups, scope and camera mounts, etc.  It is a good idea to check the reviews of the specific parts and suppliers on the sites listed below, as there are often multiple options, and then pick the highest rated.

The suppliers I have used most often are:

AliExpress.com

Banggood.com

banggood.com logo supplier of electronic components inc. Arduino

 

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If you have got the "Strictly"  Bug then I can recommend

an excellent Ballroom & Latin American Dancing teacher based in North Norfolk UK with dance venues in North Walsham and Sheringham

The Lane School of Dance

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If you would like to live in North Norfolk close to the Coast and the Norfolk Broads there are some barns for sale with full residential planning permission in a lovely area here:

Barns For Sale With Residential Planning Permission in Beautiful North Norfolk

Barns For sale In Edingthorpe North Norfolk with full residential planning permission

 

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For that perfect customised wedding, naming, renewal of vows or handfasting ceremony.

The Ceremony People - Independent Celebrants

Whatever your celebration, The Ceremony People are committed to making it the best it can be, by providing a ceremony which is both meaningful and unique to you, delivered by one of their team of warm, yet professional, Norfolk UK based independent celebrants.

The Ceremony People

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i-presentations for SpeedDraw and Whiteboard Explainer Videos

Julian Richards & Associates - i-Presentations.co.uk

For  sales, marketing, technical and educational presentations and training including remarkable, genuinely hand drawn, Speed Drawing and Whiteboard Explainer Videos, using innovative and attention grabbing techniques, with a world wide reach

i-presentations.co.uk

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A great Open (Canadian) Canoe web site with a friendly and informative forum.

If Carlsberg made an Open Canoe web site it would probably be this one!

  http://www.songofthepaddle.co.uk/

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The Seahawk 17 yacht website - an excellent resource for Seahawk yacht owners

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 I have been using the openSUSE distribution of Linux as my main PC operating system for several years now.

It's great and what's more it, and all the thousands of application programs, is Free!

opensuse Linux logo

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