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The Ashes 2019

POSTED ON 31 JULY 2019

In its 71st series, the oldest rivalry in cricket between England and Australia begins tomorrow in Edgbaston and runs all the way through until mid-September where the final test match will be played at The Oval The two teams take it in turns to host the five-test series, usually every other year, and the winner keeps the Ashes urn. The Ashes dates back to 1882 when …


Youngest Tour de France winner for more than 100 years crowned

POSTED ON 29 JULY 2019

At the age of just 22, Colombia’s Egan Bernal has raced to become the  youngest cyclist ever to win the Tour de France It’s taken over a century for the record to be broken; and this title has now been claimed by Bernal who was watched making history by his father and fiancée. His win …


Get back to basics – and be creative!

POSTED ON 26 JULY 2019

  Don’t want to spend much on buying new things for your home? Here are some creative ideas on how to make beautiful and individual decorations for your home. The kids can get involved too! Make your own photo frames Photo frames are a great addition to any room, and displaying photos is great to …


Johnson wins race to be PM

POSTED ON 24 JULY 2019

  Today, Boris Johnson will officially take over from Theresa May as Prime Minister Johnson had a clear win over his opponent, Jeremy Hunt, when it came to the final vote on who would follow in May’s footsteps and step inside No 10 Downing Street as Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party. The …


Get your garden ready for BBQ season

POSTED ON 22 JULY 2019

  Nothing says summer quite like the sight and smell of a sweet, smoky barbecue sizzling in your garden. Now is a great time for a big clean of your grill and to get your garden ready for BBQ parties in the sun! Give your BBQ a good clean Whether you’re cooking on gas or …


Get packing!

POSTED ON 19 JULY 2019

If you’re heading off on your travels this summer, take a peek at these fun and funky travel cases! Myleene Klass 4-Wheel Hawaiian Leaf Suitcase – Large Give your travel a taste of the tropics with this 4-Wheel Hawaiian Leaf Large Suitcase by Myleene Klass. Strong yet lightweight, its polycarbonate case keeps your valuables well protected. …


Make your garden a haven for wildlife

POSTED ON 17 JULY 2019

Your garden, when at its best, is a natural wonder to behold and, if the right preparations are made, a natural home for wildlife Look after the birds – all year round Agricultural changes to the environment have meant that the number of wild birds in our beautiful world is diminishing, a fact which highlights …


A record-breaking weekend of sport!

POSTED ON 15 JULY 2019

On a typically overcast, English summers’ day, England won their first-ever Cricket World Cup; the finals at Wimbledon threw up some surprises and a record-breaking win at Silverstone capped it all off England beat New Zealand in a thrilling match at Lord’s yesterday to win their first-ever Cricket World Cup. In a match that will …


England stroll into Cricket World Cup final!

POSTED ON 12 JULY 2019

England hammer Australia to reach their first World Cup final since 1992 Eoin Morgan’s England humiliated Australia with a sensational display of batting prowess and exceptional bowling. Jason Roy made it look like an exhibition match with a laid back 85 from 65 deliveries, while Chris Woakes, who received the man of the match award, …


Festival season

POSTED ON 10 JULY 2019

If you have failed miserably, yet again, to secure Glastonbury tickets for another year and need some alternative options, then look no further. Here we’ve compiled a few of our favourites which take place throughout July and August  Reading & Leeds If you are after a bit of variety then Reading & Leeds will be …


On the move?

POSTED ON 08 JULY 2019

From meter readings to removal companies, there is so much to remember when moving home. Here’s our checklist of what to do and when Eight weeks Do some research – Ideally, you should start packing away any non-essential items as early as possible. This includes any items stored away in the loft, garage and shed. …


Achieve packing perfection!

POSTED ON 05 JULY 2019

If the thought of packing fills you with dread, then fear not; we’ve got some handy tips to ensure you don’t have to rely on someone to sit on your case so you can zip it up! Plan your outfits In order to ensure that you don’t end up taking your whole wardrobe on holiday …


Brave Lionesses out of the World Cup

POSTED ON 03 JULY 2019

Phil Neville’s England lost to the tournament favourites, The USA, in a dramatic game in Lyon last night England were unlucky when, in a dramatic second half, they had a goal disallowed and a penalty saved. Both decisions were awarded through the use of the Virtual Assistant Referee (VAR) and were ultimately correct. The USA …


Staycation Vs holiday abroad

POSTED ON 01 JULY 2019

Whether it is a city break or a beach holiday, the question is, do you stay at home or travel abroad? We look into the benefits of both to help you make your decision… IN THE RED CORNER: IT’S THE STAYCATION! With breath-taking scenery and plenty to do, there are many positives to holidaying in the UK rather than …