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Record Collector

Established in 1979, Record Collector is the world’s
leading authority on rare and collectable records. Each
month the magazine spans 50 years of music history,
covering every era and every genre – pop, rock, psychedelia,
soul, rock & roll, reggae, soundtracks – and more. Record
Collector uses expert writers from around the world
to present a comprehensive package of detailed and fascinating
features, news, reviews, interviews, valuations and
advice. Vinyl, CDs, DVDs, books, posters, memorabilia,
record fairs, auctions . . . every aspect of the booming
worldwide market in rock and pop history is captured
each month in Record Collector. And with thousands of
records and other musical items advertised in every
issue, Record Collector is the leading forum for all
dealers, buyers and sellers of music collectables. “A
strange, wonderful monthly trip into the heart of rock
and roll . . .”

Rare Record Price Guide

Established in 1987 and published every two years, Rare
Record Price Guide is the world’s leading authority
on prices of rare and collectable records pressed in
the UK. The Guide covers every era from the 50’s onwards
and every genre – pop, rock, psychedelia, blues, soul,
rock and roll, reggae, jazz, dance, indie, country,
folk, exotica – and more. The Guide is compiled by the
expert writers of Record Collector and provides an A-Z
guide to the rare and collectable UK releases with catalogue
numbers, B-sides, release dates and current mint values
for every UK single worth over £5, EP over £8, CD single
over £8, LP over £12 and CD over £18. The guide features
over 100,000 entries spanning 1500 pages.

Family History Monthly

Established in 1996, Family History Monthly is the leading
British magazine in the rapidly-growing family history
and genealogy market. It offers a unique blend of authoritative
and friendly advice. Published every 4 weeks, it is
a ‘must-read’ for anyone involved in genealogical research,
while offering a helping hand to beginners. Carefully
researched and beautifully illustrated articles on all
aspects of family and social history are supplemented
by a wealth of news and reviews. Family History Monthly
offers comprehensive reviews of the latest genealogy
software, key web sites and other new media tools and
applications now available to the family historian.
Subscribers enjoy a range of additional benefits from
free CDs to reduced admission to museums and attractions.

Countryman’s Weekly

Launched as a weekly national newspaper in 1993, Countryman’s
Weekly is widely accepted as the voice of the UK’s country
sport community. Distributed via the news trade and
available in newsagents and via subscription the newspaper
is compulsory reading for anyone who participates or
enjoys spectating in a wide variety of sport in the
British countryside. Written by enthusiasts for enthusiasts,
every week Countryman’s Weekly runs news and features
on gundogs, lurchers, terriers, falconry, hunting, game
shooting, rough shooting, wildfowling, fishing, stalking,
game keeping, pest control, gun trade news, sporting
history and has a comprehensive round up of country
shows and game fairs throughout the UK. The paper also
produces The Countryman’s Weekly Handbook, an annual
publication providing a comprehensive guide to the countryside
sporting year.


Laboratory News, the on-line presence of Laboratory News
magazine, offers the latest news, features, products,
jobs, opinion polls, competitions and giveaways and
is aimed at scientists and science professionals from
all backgrounds. Users can also get involved in debates
by leaving comments on articles and have the opportunity
to sign up for our regular e-mail news alerts, providing
all the latest information straight to their inbox.

Laboratory News Directory

Lab news directory is the UK’s largest and most
comprehensive independent online directory of laboratory
equipment suppliers. The site provides an easy to use
tool to source laboratory suppliers easily and effectively.
Simply search by name, category or keyworda nd you’ll
have access to over 500 of the UK’s leading labortaory
suppliers with more being added every day.

The Trader Magazine

The Trader is the UK’s No1 stock buying and wholesale
guide. Specialising in a wide range of bulk and volume
goods including Trade clearance, budget and discount
lines, surplus and dead stock, ex-catalogue goods, discontinued
ranges and pallet loads, The Trader is the most up-to
date guide around. Published and read monthly by almost
46,000 market traders, small retailers, independent
traders, e-Bayers and car booters etc, our supplier
categories cover a wide range from clothing, Jewellery
and fashion accessories, to household & fancy goods,
toiletries, electrical and the very latest crazes and

IEM (Previously Industrial Exchange and Mart)

IEM (previously Industrial Exchange & Mart) is the widely
respected weekly publication recognised for the buying
and selling of new and used industrial equipment including,
machine tools, forklifts, racking, modular storage,
portable cabins, platforms, stillages partitions, generators,
heating & ventilation, air-conditioning, conveyors,
lifting gear and much more.

UK Boarding Schools Guide

UK Boarding Schools provide first-class education to
children from 7-18 years of age. The Guide to UK
Boarding Schools provides you with all of the information
you need to help you choose the right boarding school.

Duty Free News International

Duty-Free News International has been the leading news
publication of the global travel-retail industry for
more than 20 years. Each monthly issue offers analysis
of the latest retailer and supplier news along with
in-depth coverage of markets, trends, industry issues,
people moves and company news. The analysis-driven print
issue is supported by round-the-clock news delivery
through web and email services. Duty-Free News International
is read across the world by senior executives working
for travel retailers, luxury brand owners and distributors.


Metropolis is a market leader in providing benefits
and rewards programmes to public sector and corporate
clients in the UK Metropolis’s Benefits and Rewards
Programmes feature savings and benefits at 1,000s of
participating merchants the core of which are 20% discounts
at leading entertainment venues available without restrictions
at all times for up to 6 people through its Smartsave
Technology platform.

Discount Britain Save 20% at London and UK Tourist Attractions

Discount Britain saves a visitor to London £££’s at
top attractions and popular restaurants in London. Save
20% for up to 6 people. Just print the page with the
Smartsave code number and take this to any of the London
attractions or restaurants listed on the site to save
a massive 20% off the total bill. No pre-pay! No restrictions!.

New York Smartsave

New York Smartsave saves a visitor up to 20% at
top attractions in New York for up to 6 people. Just
print the page with the Smartsave code number and take
this to any of the New York attractions. No pre-pay!
No restrictions!.



ResCard is a service Metropolis provides to the citizens
of Westminster on behalf of Westminster City Council.
It is designed to promote accessibility to art and leisure
facilities in the borough and to provide real cost savings
to residents. ResCard currently has approximately 50,000
members representing almost 1 in 3 of the adult population
in Westminster. Cardholders receive an electronic membership
card that enables them to obtain the discounts and,
every 3 months they are sent an updated 48-page, full
colour handbook which sets out the locations where they
can save. Metropolis negotiates the discounts, publishes
the handbook, prints the cards and provides the customer
service and fulfillment directly to Westminster Residents.