Blog archive 2012

Happy Holidays & Christmas Break

Published: 19th Dec 2012

We would like to wish all of our clients, colleagues and friends and very happy holidays and all the best for the New Year! We're taking a break over the Christmas period from 5pm Friday 21st December to 9am Wednesday 2nd January. If you need to get in touch with us for an urgent hosting support query during that time, please use our support ...
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Another Domain Scam

Published: 19th Dec 2012

Unfortunately there's another domain scam doing the rounds via e-mail. We've been bombarded by them here. I'm sure you would be able to tell that these renewal notices are fake but we just wanted to let you know about them to make sure. Here's what they look like: If we have purchased domains on your behalf we will always contact you ...
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Client News Roundup Autumn 2012

Published: 26th Nov 2012

As we hurtle towards Christmas and the festive season here's a round up of what our clients have been up to this autumn... The National Parent Partnership Network supports Parent Partnership Services and parents and carers of children with special educational needs accross England and Wales - We launched their brand new website last month. Fifi Bijoux ...
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National Parent Partnership Network - New Website

Published: 15th Oct 2012

We are very happy to announce the launch of the National Parent Partnership Network website. NPPN commissioned us to create a new visual design and content management system (CMS) for the organisation, bringing it in-line and up-to-date with their sister charities, the Council for Disabled Children and National Children's Bureau. The CMS ...
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Changes to Domain Renewals

Published: 15th Oct 2012

This is a notice for clients for whom we have registered and continue to renew domain names on their behalf. Our domain registrar has let us know that they are implementing some changes to ensure renewal of domains run as smoothly as possible, lowering the risk of domain suspension and downtime. So, they will now request domain renewal payments 7 days in ...
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Whave - New Website

Published: 8th Oct 2012

Here is our just launched website and logo design for our new clients, Whave. Whave works with communities and governments worldwide to address poverty and conservation issues. This is their first professional logo and web presence. The logo brief was to represent Whave's global reach and their expert, caring approach. We developed a funky, one ...
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Army Ornithological Society - New website

Published: 22nd Aug 2012

Here is our latest project development. This is the Army Ornithological Society website. AOS came to us from a recommendation of one of our other lovely clients. They were looking for a professional new website that would represent their work, encourage new membership and allow them to update their content easily. And that's what we did. We ...
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Meet Our Clients… Army Ornithological Society

Published: 22nd Aug 2012

We are delighted to present to you one our latest clients, the Army Ornithological Society. We have recently launched their brand new website and it really has been a pleasure working with them. Below, Roger Dickey, the Society's Chairman tells us more about AOS' excellent work, enthusiasm for birding and their ethos..... Please introduce yourself ...
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Client News Roundup Spring to Summer 2012

Published: 6th Jun 2012

As you may have noticed it has been a while since the last client news roundup. We're moving these to quarterly editions so that we can share even more news in one go. Here's what our clients have been up to this spring and early summer.... Welcome to New Green Hosting Clients Artsmix - Connecting people through creativity and providing ...
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Update on the Website Cookie Law

Published: 6th Jun 2012

Following on from our article a couple of months ago about the new EU cookie law affecting UK websites, the Information Commissioner's Office has now revised and updated some of their information to clarify the rules. Full details can be found on the ICO blog. However one of the main points worth noting is the clarification around implied versus ...
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Wildlife in the City - New website

Published: 20th Apr 2012

Here is our latest website, Wildlife in the City, designed and developed for Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust asked us to create a fun, interactive web presence to get people involved in Nottingham City's green spaces and nature reserves. At the website visitors can find out about the latest news and events right on ...
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Cycling for All - New Website

Published: 26th Mar 2012

Here is our latest website, designed and developed for Cycling for All. Cycling for All belongs to the London based charity, Wheels for Wellbeing, who support disabled people to cycle. Wheels for Wellbeing commissioned Make Hay to create the project's visual identity, logo and website design and develop the website to meet their aim of ...
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EU Cookie Law for UK Websites

Published: 15th Mar 2012

You may have heard about the EU Cookie law which is currently causing much discussion amongst web developers and website owners. Within the UK all websites are now subject to an EU law which states that cookies should not be used unless the website user is provided with clear information about the use of cookies and given his or her consent for the ...
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Client News Roundup February 2012

Published: 12th Mar 2012

Where did February go? Not that we're complaining because spring is finally here! Hope you enjoy our latest client news roundup: Welcome to new Green Hosting Clients: Cycling for All - An online resource for anyone who thought they couldn't cycle. Sustainable Saltaire - Creating a more sustainable, successful future for the community. Polar ...
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Client News Roundup January 2012

Published: 24th Jan 2012

Strictly speaking, this is a round up for December too but its still fab to see what you, our lovely clients, have been up to. Here's your new year news roundup.... Climate East Midlands' local authority partners win Carbon Trust awards. Ethical Weddings shares top 12 wedding tips for 2012. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust's friendly robin ...
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New Adventures in Web Design 2012

Published: 24th Jan 2012

Happy belated New Year! 2012 threw us straight into it this year and we've been busy working on projects for our clients and ourselves without much time to come up for air. However, last week, along with 650 other web designers, developers, project managers and creative folk we escaped from our desks and screens and gathered at the beautiful Albert ...
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Anti-Bullying Alliance - New website!
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Our 10th Birthday!
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Champions of Sherwood - New Website!
Take a look at this funky new one-page scroller website built for Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust's new campaign, Champions of... read more