Parents Save at Theme Parks and Zoos with New Autumn Offers

Taking kids for fun days out at top attractions this autumn can now be more affordable thanks to online voucher codes website The latest deals announced by the retail offers specialist can help the UK’s parents afford more on days out to parks like Chester Zoo, Thorpe Park and Chessington World of Adventures.

A great day out for all the family can be had this autumn thanks to the latest Thorpe Park discount vouchers downloadable from the voucher codes website. The new deals introduced this week include money-saving offers like save up to £18 when you book as a group online and Fast Track tickets from as little as £4.50.

Another great theme park day out can be had on a budget right now, with parents able to visit and get new Chessington World of Adventures vouchers. The deals announced this week by include budget-stretching offers like save up to 25% when you book online and save 40% on group tickets.

Days out at the zoo rarely seem to go out of fashion with kids, and one of the best animal parks on offer in the UK today is Chester Zoo. By logging on to the site this week mums and dads can make the most of their household budget thanks to new autumn deals including save 5% on entry fee when you book online and 20% discount in shops and cafés with annual membership.

Doug Scott, managing director at, comments, “Autumn is one of those times of year when parents can often need a helping hand to afford more family days out. We can help people out in a big way right now thanks to money off at top attractions like Chester Zoo plus also theme parks Chessington World of Adventures and Thorpe Park.” offers consumers money saving deals at major high street brands and specialist retailers, including stores like Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s, Travelodge, First Choice, and Boden.


STAR Concrete Pumping Hires New General Manager

STAR Concrete Pumping Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. Barclay Branch from Regional Sales Manager to General Manager. Mr. Branch is a native Houstonian with 22 years of experience in the concrete industry providing STAR with a wealth of practical experience as it continues its expansion into new and challenging markets. The responsibilities of the highly coveted leadership position include strategic planning, corporate team building, equipment delivery logistics, and organizational accountability, while focusing on improving company services, growth, and sustained profitability.

Since its acquisition by Abacus Financial [] in early 2011, STAR Concrete Pumping continues its pursuit as a national leader in the concrete delivery and placement services industry. Mr. Branch will champion the company’s rapid growth while continuing its transition into new industry technologies. STAR Concrete Pumping is the 3rd largest concrete delivery and placement service in the United States.

At STAR Concrete Pumping, Mr. Branch has served various leadership positions in sales, operations, and management, excelling in every field throughout the entire organization.

Upon acceptance of his new position, Mr. Branch stated, “I am humbled to have been selected to this leadership position of trust. It is my personal goal to further organize and develop STAR into America’s single source concrete placement provider, while pursuing the highest levels of professionalism and technology within the concrete pumping industry.” With Mr. Branch’s years of experience, leadership, and talents, STARmay now focus on capitalizing and sustaining its vertical growth success.

His passion for the industry started while working part time for his father Clair Branch at Hydro Conduit during summers throughout high school and college. In 1989, he relocated to Delaware to assist with the construction of Middletown Concrete Products and managed production of the small bore machine. He returned to Houston in 1993 and held various positions with increasing responsibility and developed a specialty in the concrete pumping industry. In 1998 he started Branch Concrete Pumping, LLC with Gary Nichols and Rusty Hicks and served as managing partner and General Manager until 2005.

Mr. Branch maintains strong ties with the local community, devoting personal time and precious resources to a variety of needed charities. He is a lifetime member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, a Vice Chairman on the Breeders Greeters Committee and Committeeman on the Speakers Committee with his wife Lauri. He is an avid horseman and enjoys riding with his daughter Shelby Claire.



wordZXpressed’s Mike Iconis Presenting at 2011 WinScribe User Conference

wordZXpressed Transcription Services, a leading Medical Transcription company, is pleased to announce that their Chief Operating Officer, Mike Iconis, will be presenting at the 2011 WinScribe User Conference in Chicago.

Atlanta, GA (USA), Wednesday – October 19, 2011 — wordZXpressed Transcription Services, a leading Medical Transcription company, is pleased to announce that their Chief Operating Officer, Mike Iconis, will be presenting at the 2011 WinScribe User Conference. Mr. Iconis will be discussing how wordZXpressed is leveraging the WinScribe dictation platform to help increase physician efficiencies. Topics covered will include the utilization of ADT feeds from practice management systems, mobile dictation on Apple devices and the distribution of the transcriptionist workforce over the entire United States. Held at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, the conference takes place on Thursday, November 3rd and is open to all WinScribe customers. wordZXpressed Transcription Services provides competitive and quality transcription services to physician group practices, radiology groups, ambulatory surgery centers, as well as the non-medical industry.

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