Bogus email

It has come to our attention of late that there is a spate of email circulating purporting to come from The emails inform the recipient (for a varying number of reasons) to open an accompanying attachment to rectify the issue. We would like to remind everyone that we never send out such emails. If you receive any such email...

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Eden in rainy Manchester

A very grey, and drizzly *summer* day in Manchester today. To lift the spirits lunch today was at the funky and continually reliable Eden Bar. Eden sits on the edge of the Rochdale canal accessible from Canal Street by a small bridge. As you cross the bridge you also pass the permanently moored canal barge owned by Eden. Perfect for...

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To stop Norton Firewall from blocking our 34SPoints banners, we have changed the name of our 34SPoints banner images. The new names can be seen here -> However, if you are still using the old names, the images will still display on your site, and you will continue to receive 34SPoints.


Mod Security

After extensive testing, mod security is now enabled on all shared hosting servers. Mod security works with the Apache web server to help against common web borne attacks. We believe the implementation should help to improve the performance and stability of the shared hosting platform. More details on this can be found at:

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Monday food extravanganza

To kick the week off (and to make sure everyone turns up!) Monday is a special day at – it’s free lunch day for the staff! Manchester is quite the foodies playground, we have a really diverse choice to pick from; everything from Japanese through Italian to Mongolian. Today we visited Tampopo on Albert Square. Specialising in East Asian...

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New weblog

Today sees the launch of our blog. The blog replaces the old news aspect of our site, adding RSS feed capability. Those amongst you who use RSS on a daily basis can keep more upto speed with new developments. We aim to update the blog much more rapdily with a mix of official news and general ramblings from all...

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New design

We are proud to launch our new site this week. We think you will find the new site much more intuitive to use, more informative and a little less grey than our old site! We appreciate your feedback on the new site, look and feel. If there are any features missing that you feel we should add, just let us...

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