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Service status

Planned service interruption

Server room power down - 21st March 2015 08:00 GMT to 22 March 2015 18:00 GMT
Installation of a new Uninterruptable Power Supply and reorganisation of infrastructure within our server room will mean that our web sites and services will not be available during the majority of the weekend. It is hoped that the work will be completed on Saturday but may run into Sunday. Further details will appear here as the schedule of work is progressed.

Update - 23rd March 2015 15:30
The above work unfortunately over-ran due to a failed router requiring delivery of replacement parts. These have now been installed and we are again connected to the internet.

Unplanned issues

Firefox 37.0

On upgrading Firefox from version 36.0 to 37.0 it is no longer possible to access secure https (SSL) on our web site. The below 'Problem loading page' error is given:


We are currently in the process of replacing our hardware SSL accelerator which should resolve this issue. In the meantime you may wish to use an alternative browser that is not affected e.g. IE or Chrome. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience being caused.


We continuously monitor our web site for issues that may affect your use of our sites and services. If you are experiencing any difficulty using our web site then please do not hesitate to contact us or email our Web Master.

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