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Prepare your property for colder weather

POSTED ON 30 SEPTEMBER 2019

Autumn is here; the leaves are falling and it’s getting colder. Here are some handy tips for preparing your home for the colder months Boilers and radiators With the changeable weather over the summer,  you will have probably turned your boiler on earlier than normal, only to turn it back off again with the warmer …


The EFL Championship: How are the promotion favourites doing so far?

POSTED ON 27 SEPTEMBER 2019

Last years’ promoted teams, Norwich City, Aston Villa and Sheffield United are already feeling the harsh realities of life in the Premier League. But, with masses of money paid out in transfer fees and player contracts upon promotion, they will hope to duplicate the success of teams such as Burnley, Bournemouth and Wolves in the …


Light up your home

POSTED ON 25 SEPTEMBER 2019

  Whether you’re after a modern, cosy or quirky feel to a room, choosing the right light source is vital for achieving the desired look you want. 1. Monkey Table Lamp This quirky table lamp base features a monkey holding a light bulb. Ideal for adding a retro style to any room in your home. …


Mini-heatwave set for this weekend!

POSTED ON 20 SEPTEMBER 2019

Get ready for a mini-heatwave today and Saturday with temperatures expected to reach 26C Today promises 22C, while Saturday, after a foggy start, will clear with blue skies and lots of sunshine throughout the day. However, if you’re planning days out or BBQs at home, don’t expect the warm weather to last. The remnants of …


Ready, steady, cook!

POSTED ON 16 SEPTEMBER 2019

This vegetarian dish is perfect if you’re looking for low calories, but full on taste – and there’s minimal effort required too! Puy lentils bulk out this low-calorie vegetarian bake with mozzarella cheese, tomato and basil sauce and roasted aubergines       Layered aubergine & lentil bake Serves 4 Kcals per serving: 359 Suitable …


Keep your kids safe online

POSTED ON 13 SEPTEMBER 2019

  Our children are growing up with technology as the norm and not just a treat, but how can you keep them safe online? In this technological age, where kids are surrounded by tablets, smartphones and YouTube it is hard to know what is safe and what isn’t for your children. Most children already have …


Decorating your home on a budget

POSTED ON 11 SEPTEMBER 2019

Upcycle If you’re on a budget or just can’t quite get rid of furniture, simply because you want to create a new look – upcycling could be the answer. You can find so much inspiration on the likes of Pinterest, which show how easy it can be to change a tired and dated piece of …


Australia retain the Ashes at Old Trafford

POSTED ON 09 SEPTEMBER 2019

Despite all the heroics and late miracles, Australia yesterday retained the Ashes after winning the fourth test After the joy of the third test, when England won by one wicket at Headingley, there was no such late drama at Old Trafford on Sunday. After a slow first day, where only 44 overs were bowled due …


Catch some sun this winter!

POSTED ON 06 SEPTEMBER 2019

With the summer holidays already a distant memory, it’s time to get excited about some winter sun. We look at the best places to go… Fly a little further to get the sunshine you crave in the winter months, and you won’t be disappointed. There are some great destinations to pick from – whether you are looking for a classic beach-style …


Keeping an eye on your child’s eyesight

POSTED ON 04 SEPTEMBER 2019

In the modern age of technology, caring for your child’s eyesight has never been so pertinent With kids and teens age 8 to 18 spending an average of more than seven hours a day looking at screens, it’s recommended that parents should limit screen time for kids to a maximum of just two hours per day. For younger children, age 3 …


Work from home in style!

POSTED ON 02 SEPTEMBER 2019

With growing numbers of people regularly working from home, it’s important to get the environment just right for doing so Choose the right space With 40% of Brits now working from home each week, it’s clear to see why:  with the benefits from doing so ranging from saving money on the commute, to being in for deliveries and the school run. …