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    GLOWSAFE® Glastonbury T-Shirt goes on Sale

The last ever Tijuana gig at the Market House Inn, Glastonbury was when these new T-Shirts made their official public appearance to popular acclaim. Available in several outlets in Glastonbury as well as online, these are going to be the must have item for this summer. To purchase one of these click here

21st May 2007
    GLOWSAFE® Glow Safe launch Custom Rear Panels

For several years, Glow Safe offered several standard words for the rear GLOWSAFE® panels of our vests, so you could have the appropriate word, such as "CAUTION", "SLOW", "SECURITY" etc. But what if you wanted your own word, say your name, your business or club name? In the past this would have probably not been realistic, but now Glow Safe have launched Custom rear panels, so that individual panels can be produced in a cost effective manner. Minimum order quantity: One.
These panels were launched at the South West Bike Show at the Bath and West showground on the weekend of 5th and 6th May.

8th May 2007
    GLOWSAFE® Launch of BikeSafe Cymru

Following on from our support of National BikeSafe, the GlowSafe outdoor events team were at the Welsh launch of the BikeSafe initiative held at Abergavenny on 15th April 2007. As well as promoting safer motorcycling, this event also raised over £800 for the Wales Air Ambulance.

April 17th 2007
    GLOWSAFE® Glow Safe supports National BikeSafe

A team from Glow Safe attended the National BikeSafe weekend in Cheltenham, the weekend of March 31st – April 1st.

BikeSafe is an initiative run by Police Forces around the United Kingdom who work with the whole of the biking world to help to lower the number of motorcycle rider casualties. By passing on their knowledge, skills and experience, police motorcyclists can help other motorcyclists become safer more competent riders.

By helping motorcyclists increase their ability and confidence, they enable them to get even more enjoyment from riding your motorcycle.

The BikeSafe initiative is a nationwide plan of action to reduce the number of motorcycle accident casualties by promoting safer riding.

April 2nd 2007
    GLOWSAFE® Glow Safe get Glastonbury licence

Following their recent application, Glow Safe are delighted to announce that Glastonbury Town Council have today granted them permission to produce a Glastonbury T-Shirt. This T-shirt will go on sale in May this year.

7th February 2007
    GLOWSAFE® Leading Horse Publication backs GLOWSAFE® Tabard

Horse and Hound Magazine have chosen the GLOWSAFE® Equestrian Tabard as one of the six best reflective products on the market.

This tabard, available in a range of sizes from small through to XL, has proved very popular with horse riders since its launch at the West Country Equine Fair last year.

Featuring two GLOWSAFE® strips on the front and a horse motif on the rear, this is a brilliant way of being seen when lighting conditions are poor. The tabard is lit by means of 4 x AAA batteries, and an adaptor can also be supplied so that rechargeable batteries can be used without having to be removed from the tabard to charge. An easily accessible switch allows the rider to change the lighting to "flashing" or being on permanently.

The vest is particularly effective on unlit country lanes as these is no need for an external light source, unlike a traditional reflective vest.

In poor light conditions the wearer can be seen half a mile away, so it makes other road users (and helicopter pilots!) aware of the riders presence.

17th January 2007
    GLOWSAFE® Glow Safe provide supports the CycleSafer Challenge

Glow Safe were pleased to donate a prize to St Joseph's Junior School, Upper Norwood for winning a prize in this year's CycleSafer Challenge

The year group came first in Category C of the competition which asked classes from Year Four and Five to design a cycle-friendly school or to create a book of poems and pictures on cycling safety. The pupils from St Joseph's carried out a class project looking at cycling as a whole, and included topics such as safety, fashion and school issues. They illustrated their work using drawings, photos, poems and text.

The competition, which was judged by broadcaster Jon Snow, cyclist and Transport for London ambassador Nikki Harris, and Leukaemia Research patron Michelle Lineker, received over 800 entries from schools across London including some from individual pupils who were asked to design a cycling safety gadget or poster, and a number of group entries. The judges claimed they were very impressed by the project from St Joseph’s and so voted it into first place.

Eleven-year-olds, Gregory Mavungu and Aja Toyloy-Ashi were chosen to attend the Cycle Show in London earlier this month to represent their school. They received a winner’s certificate, a Transport for London cycling safety bag and a voucher for £100 to spend on Glowsafe products, cycling safety products for children and adults that use the latest technology to ensure maximum safety.

The prizes were presented by three times junior world trials champion Ben Slinger who also wowed audiences at the show with his jaw dropping bike stunts.

The Cyclesafer Challenge is in its third year and is an annual event, which encourages Year Four and Five pupils across London to think creatively about cycling and safety.

Cllr Maria Gatland, cabinet member for education said: "Well done to pupils from Year Five at St Joseph's. Many youngsters enjoy riding their bikes so it is important they learn about cycle safety from an early age. This competition invites pupils to take a fun look at a serious subject and teaches them many of the vital rules of the road".

14th November 2006
    GLOWSAFE® Glow Safe launch Waistcoat at Road-Expo

Using the same modular system as seen on our vests, Glow Safe have now bought out an EN 471 Class 2 waistcoat. With GLOWSAFE® strips on the front and a panel with a choice of words, these are an ideal way to be seen in poorly lit areas. The product was launched at Road-Expo Scotland at the end of October 2006.

2nd November 2006
    GLOWSAFE® Glow Safe launch Equestrian Tabard

Designed especially for riders, these high visibility vests are a great way to be seen. The were enthusiastically received by the crowds at "Equine Event 06" and "Your Horse Live". Purchase one by clicking here

23rd October 2006
    GLOWSAFE® Be seen Night and Day

The National Physical Laboratory have carried out some research on the colours that the eye picks out first. Whilst yellow is the most effective colour during the day, blue is more effective at night.

4th August 2006
Reflective Lightweight belt   GLOWSAFE® New lightweight GLOWSAFE® belt

GLOWSAFE® are pleased to announce the launch of their new Reflective Lightweight Belt. This belt made from high visibility material, also contains GLOWSAFE strips, front and rear. Thee strips can be switched on in poor light conditions so that the wearer does not need to wait until they are in a car headlights in order to be seen!

Its light weight of only 180 grams means the user is not impaired, making it an ideal accessory item for cyclists, joggers and walkers. It even comes with 2 x AAA batteries.

Find out more about our Safety Wear by clicking the following link.
    GLOWSAFE® Safety vest at Construction Excellence, Newmarket, Suffolk

At the Construction Excellence Exhibition at Newmarket, Suffolk on 12th June, GLOWSAFE® will be showing their range of safety vests

Find out more about our Safety Wear by clicking the following link.
    GLOWSAFE® Sponsor RoSPA Safety Awareness Exchange

As part of our commitment to making our workplaces safer places, GLOWSAFE® are pleased to announce that they will be sponsoring the Site Safety table, which will cover a HSE key issue. These Safety Awareness Exchange take place at Harrogate on 6th March and at Watford on 27th March 2006

Find out more about our Safety Wear by clicking the following link.
    GLOWSAFE® Safety Vest at the Road Safety Congress

At the RoSPA Road Safety Congress at Blackpool on February 27th to March 1st, GLOWSAFE® will be showing their new range of Safety vests

Find out more about our Safety Wear by clicking the following link.
Road Expo   GLOWSAFE® to be exhibit at Road-Expo 2006, London

GLOWSAFE® will be showing their range of road safety products at Road Expo 2006 being held at Chelsea Village, Stamford Bridge, London, January 18th- 19th 2006.

Find out more about our Safety Wear by clicking the following link.
  GLOWSAFE® safety vests featured on GWR FM Radio, 15th November 2005

Bristol, UK, 15th November 2005. GLOWSAFE® founder Jerry Rogers interviewed on Bristol based radio station, GWR FM about the new GLOWSAFE® safety vest as part of a feature the radio station were doing on “Road Safety Week”

Find out more about our Safety Wear by clicking the following link.
Civils 2005   GLOWSAFE® launch new safety vest at Civils 2005, 22-24 November 2005

At the Civils 2005 Exhibition at London Olympia, November 22nd – November 24th, GLOWSAFE® will be launching their new range of Safety vests. Using
GLOWSAFE® material these vests are a brilliant way of being seen when outside in poor light conditions. They feature flashing strips of the material on the front and a rear panel with as choice of words. These words include “CAUTION”, “SLOW”, “CYCLIST”, “SECURITY” and “MARSHAL”. Although custom rear panels can also be made.

They are compliant with the rigorous BS EN 471 standard relating to high visibility clothing.

The vests are robust and the strips of the
GLOWSAFE® material can even be creased or put through a washing machine.

For a small additional fee, GLOWSAFE® are pleased to announce that they can also print each vest with a company’s name or logo etc if required.

Find out more about our Safety Wear by clicking the following link.

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