June 4, 2014 4:14 PM
In Carlisle, England, the site manager of Scott Self Storage is an avid Audax cyclist. (Audax cycling is a non-competitive sport where people attempt to cycle long distances within a pre-determined time limit. It is not a race. Success is measured by completing the distance and not being the first one to finish.) [More]
February 12, 2014 11:42 PM
If asked most people would probably say they wish it was as easy to expand their business as it was their waistline. All takes to do that of course is to eat more and exercise less. When it comes to the business world—self storage or otherwise—there is a lot more to it. Are you just looking for physical expansion, services/products, or both? [More]
December 2, 2013 4:45 PM
At Christmas time, children are busy putting up decorations, making and frosting cookies to give away, shopping and wrapping presents, and eagerly awaiting the time when Santa Claus will come. However, there are some children that can’t do those things – they are sick in the hospital. [More]
October 30, 2013 4:39 PM
The city of Godalming and the local Lions Club provide an annual town bonfire and fireworks event around the first of November. This year, it will be held Saturday November 2. A week before the event, a tragic act of vandalism occurred that threatened to cancel the event. [More]
June 20, 2013 9:05 PM
Everyone knows how managers and owners of self storage facilities like to support local humanitarian efforts. They hold fundraisers and donate the proceeds to schools, cancer research, and victims of hurricanes and tornadoes. They participate in Toys for Tots at Christmas time, hold drives to collect and distribute winter wear, and gather food to help needy families – especially during the holidays.
This desire to help those in need is not confined to just self storage facilities in the United States. Safestore Self Storage based in the UK also participates in charitable activities. [More]
May 14, 2013 4:33 PM
The economy is still gradually picking up - which is good news to many business owners. McCarthy's Removals and Storage in the UK is growing, too. They announced that they have expanded their business. [More]
April 9, 2013 6:53 PM
Flexistore Self Storage in the UK is celebrating National Declutter Week. Declutter Week runs from Saturday 6 April through Sunday 14 April 2013. This is the third anniversary of the yearly even and gives people two weekends to work on decluttering their home. [More]
February 22, 2013 6:01 PM
You’ve probably heard the expression “What goes around comes around.” That generally refers to how you treat people. If you are kind and nice, that treatment will come back around to you and you’ll be treated kindly. If you’re mean to others, that meanness will come back someway and somehow into your life.
In a way, that saying could be applied to technology. What goes around – and becomes common and standard in one area – will spread around the globe and become standard and common in other places around the world. [More]
November 23, 2012 11:26 AM
Where does Santa store his presents? In Elf storage, that’s where! Daiton Self Storage in the UK is offering free storage for parents who need a place to hide those special presents until Christmas.
Sometimes it is really hard for parents to find a place to hide their children’s Christmas presents. They typically use spaces under the bed, in dark corners in the back of closets, in spaces under a stairway, up in the attic, or out in the garage. But there isn’t any guarantee that these places are safe from curious little eyes. [More]
November 5, 2012 7:30 PM
Parents teach their children to think of others, to provide assistance to those in need, and to do kind deeds. Children learn that being helpful is the right thing to do, the right way to behave. It’s heart-warming when businesses exhibit those same behaviors – especially when they reach out in an effort to help their competition’s customers. [More]