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POSTED ON 28 SEPTEMBER 2018

On Sunday 28th October, everyone will need to move their clocks back an hour due to the end to daylight saving time in the UK. But just what is it and why do we do it?   Every year, the clocks go forward one hour at 1am on the last Sunday in March and back …


The FIFA awards names best male and best female players

POSTED ON 26 SEPTEMBER 2018

The awards ceremony at The Royal Festival Hall in London saw Luka Modric of Croatia and Marta of Brazil win best male and female players of the year   Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric, 33, beat former team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah to the award, both of whom finished in second and third …


An emotional victory for Tiger Woods after his Tour Championship win

POSTED ON 24 SEPTEMBER 2018

After winning his 80th PGA Tour title on Sunday, Woods was almost teary as he now moves up the ranking table to number 13 in the world   Walking up the final fairway, fourteen-time world champion Tiger Woods became overwhelmed with emotion after winning his first title in five years at the Tour Championship. At …


UK government backs Theresa May’s Brexit Chequers proposal amidst summit rejection

POSTED ON 21 SEPTEMBER 2018

Despite Theresa May having her Brexit proposal rejected at a summit in Salzburg, the UK government still insists her deal is a ‘workable’ and ‘credible’ one   “Tough words” were to be expected at the end of the Brexit negotiations at the summit but the government, says Minister James Brokenshire, has been ‘resolute’ in its …


Housebuilder Barratt hits record-breaking annual profits amid decline fears

POSTED ON 19 SEPTEMBER 2018

  Last year the company sold its highest number of buildings in a decade – 17,579 homes – but experts say Brexit and interest rates dim the outlook   Barratt’s annual pre-tax profits were up 9.2% to £835.5m while revenue increased 4.8% to £4.87bn. Selling 17,579 houses in the 12 months to June 30th, was …


Staying safe on social media

POSTED ON 17 SEPTEMBER 2018

Follow our tips on how you can protect yours and your family’s personal data on social networking sites   Social networking has become a 21st century phenomenon with billions of people around the world using sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat to share their life with friends and peers. However, in this current …


Simple, yet speedy!

POSTED ON 14 SEPTEMBER 2018

Using ready-rolled puff pastry, this dish is perfect at mealtimes for when time is limited   Butternut ricotta tart with fiery rocket salad SERVES 4 | 45 MINS – 50 MINS 1 butternut squash (about 600g), peeled and cut into 2cm cubes 2 tbsp olive oil 320g sheet ready-rolled puff pastry 250g tub ricotta a …


Sleep soundly all night, every night

POSTED ON 12 SEPTEMBER 2018

We all need a good night’s sleep. In fact, according to the Sleep Council, an 18 to 65-year-old needs between seven and nine hours of sleep per night in order to properly recharge for the day ahead. So how do you get that good night’s sleep that you need?   Environment Creating the perfect sleeping …


It’s the little things

POSTED ON 10 SEPTEMBER 2018

You only need to make little changes to make a big difference to the look and feel of your home. Add quirky items and mementos to create something unique – without costing the earth   Dog Tail Coat Hooks If your pooch is your best friend then pay homage with these cute cast iron and …


Moving house with children made easy

POSTED ON 07 SEPTEMBER 2018

Moving to a new house can be a huge upheaval for the whole family, especially when there are children involved. The big move can, however, be made simpler by following our few handy tips   Get the children involved Children can either love or hate the idea of moving to a new house. To minimise …


Can you really find your perfect home?

POSTED ON 05 SEPTEMBER 2018

Whether you’re on the look-out for a one-bedroom flat, fantasise about a four-bedroom bungalow or are eager for an eight-bedroom mansion, anything is possible if you have the vision and impetus to find your perfect property – and we’re here to help you make your dream a reality   Our professional and experienced staff are …


Holiday insurance: why it matters and why you should book it early

POSTED ON 03 SEPTEMBER 2018

Just back from your summer holidays and already planning the next escape? Then make sure you organise your holiday insurance now – don’t wait!   Money Saving Expert has recently spoken out about holiday insurance and why it’s imperative that you don’t wait until just before you travel to take out your insurance. If anything …