ClockNow that spring is upon us and the days are getting longer, it has reached that time of year again when the clocks go forward an hour. We may lose an hour in bed from Sunday 25th March, but we do get to enjoy the daylight that bit longer, including when leaving to go home from work. We’ve all felt the mood deepen during those winter months of waking up in the dark and going home in the dark, but those days are over…for at least the next six months anyway. Originally, the clocks were suggested to go forward by 80 minutes back in 1907 and in 1916, summertime was first introduced by the Acts of Parliament. It was only during the 1980s that central and Western Europe co-ordinated the date and time of the clock changes. We have all been enjoying this glorious spring weather and that extra sunlight puts us all in high spirits, but for some, it means more than just that.

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