AMES Put Away Shaving Razors To Support Movember

Share:   Alan Read and Russell Thomson at AMES have taken the plunge this year by growing moustaches in support of Movember. We are now on day 21 and things are finally starting to get seriously bushy over here. You can also see more or donate on http://uk.movember.com/team/831377 As you can see from the photos we were … Continue reading “AMES Put Away Shaving Razors To Support Movember”

AMES Fund Raising Day Succesfully Raises £2800 For St Richard’s Hospice In Worcestershire

Share:   We were delighted to host our annual AMES charity golf day, ‘Eamons Day’ 2012. Since starting the event in memory of Eamon, a close friend of AMES Managing Director Alan Read, we have raised £29,000 for local good causes – in recent years this has included Acorns Hospice. This year we are very pleased to … Continue reading “AMES Fund Raising Day Succesfully Raises £2800 For St Richard’s Hospice In Worcestershire”

Radio WM Live Interview With Alan Read Of AMES Birmingham City Council Handle 30,000 Call Outs To Rat Infestations In 2 Years

Share:   Radio WM Presenter Adrian Goldberg: “We heard Pete Morgan talk about this on Breakfast, the news that Birmingham City council has had to tackle 30,000 call outs to tackle rat infestations over the last 2 years. Are there more rats about than there used to be, there were giant rats in Cannock last year, weren’t … Continue reading “Radio WM Live Interview With Alan Read Of AMES Birmingham City Council Handle 30,000 Call Outs To Rat Infestations In 2 Years”

Pest Insects Such As Wasps And Locusts Could Be In Your Dinners Of The Future

Share:   The BBC have been speculating on what our diet may consist of in a number of years, with species commonly thought of as pests such as wasps, locusts and caterpillars potentially featuring on commonly eaten diets 20 years from now. Rising food prices, particularly with regards to meat, has meant that bugs are being carefully … Continue reading “Pest Insects Such As Wasps And Locusts Could Be In Your Dinners Of The Future”

Silverfish Infestations On The Rise Due To Wet, Warm Summer Conditions

Share:   An additional problem that has come about from the continued wet summer combined with reasonably warm temperatures is the prevalence of silverfish in the home or business premises. They are a flat, elongated insect usually 13-25 mm in length. Older members of the silverfish population have a shiny, metallic shine to them, with young being … Continue reading “Silverfish Infestations On The Rise Due To Wet, Warm Summer Conditions”

Simple Steps To Remove Attractions For Rodents In Your Home Or Business Premises

Share:   Some simple steps can help remove some of the things that are likely to attract rodents to your home. Mice breed prolifically and anything which can remove the attraction to them has to be a good thing. Of course a regular source of food attracts rodent pests. Regular sweeping of floors to avoid crumbs in … Continue reading “Simple Steps To Remove Attractions For Rodents In Your Home Or Business Premises”

AMES Featured On Harlequin Ladybirds BBC1 News Report

Share:   For those who missed our recent feature on BBC1 Midlands Today News regarding the harlequin ladybird, it’s impact on homes and businesses in Birmingham and the harlequins impact on native ladybird species, please find below the Transcripts from the television article broadcast on March 28th. Nick Owen: “Now the chances are with all this magnificent … Continue reading “AMES Featured On Harlequin Ladybirds BBC1 News Report”