Marking 1 Million Seconds To Christmas

2018-12-14T12:13:39+01:00

One million seconds to Christmas MARKING 1 MILLION SECONDS TO CHRISTMAS FOR CHARITY With the countdown to the big day continuing - we decided to mark 1 million seconds to Christmas with a festive coffee morning for charity. Earlier today, at 10:13:20 (exactly one million seconds to Christmas), ByteSnap staff gathered together for "Mince Pies and Munchies" to raise money for our Christmas charity this year - the Buddy Bag Foundation. The Buddy Bag Foundation was set up by Karen Williams in response to the increasing number of children fleeing violent situations at home and ending up in emergency accommodation.  The charity prepares essentials back packs for children entering emergency care after a traumatic incident.  The purpose of the Buddy Bags is [...]

Marking 1 Million Seconds To Christmas2018-12-14T12:13:39+01:00

Throwback Thursday: How The Wolf Run Was Won

2018-10-09T11:44:05+01:00

Now the bumps, bruises, aches and scrapes have finally worn off, we're taking a Throwback Thursday moment to relive the gruelling challenge undertaken by our ByteSnap Wolves... ByteSnap Wolves l-r: Chris, Roland, Dunstan, Graeme & Mike ...the Summer Wolf Run - - a 10K endurance course littered with obstacles and tonnes of mud. The Wolf in the event title stands for Woods, Obstacles, Lakes and Fields. And as you can see - it's not for the faint-hearted! The ByteSnap Wolves: our Directors Dunstan and Graeme, Software Engineer Chris and Alpha Wolf/Pack Leader Roland, our Technical Manager. The ByteSnap Wolves all did several weeks of preparation beforehand.  Dean, who was part of the original squad, unfortunately had to drop out at the last minute and was gamely replaced by Graeme's [...]

Throwback Thursday: How The Wolf Run Was Won2018-10-09T11:44:05+01:00

ByteSnap’s 10K Charity Wolf Run Countdown

2018-10-09T11:46:10+01:00

With just weeks to go, five of our embedded design consultants have ditched their regular, not-to-be-messed-with mid morning sugar hit and kicked it up a notch in the gym. Doughnuts dumped, biscuits banished, chocs chucked out. Why? Well, it's part of their preparations for a gruelling 10,000m mud run next month to raise money for charity. ByteSnap Wolf Dean burns it up on our office treadmill Charity Wolf Run - The Motivation Technical Manager Roland came up with the idea to take on the Wolf Run after discovering CiCRA - the Crohn's in Childhood Research Association - which supports with children suffering from Inflammatory Bowel Disease. "There are thousands of young people in the UK suffering so much with IBD - and there's a real lack of support and [...]

ByteSnap’s 10K Charity Wolf Run Countdown2018-10-09T11:46:10+01:00