BBC Sports Personality of the Year revealed Posted On 17 December 2018

Welsh cyclist Geraint Thomas – the third British cyclist to win the Tour de France – was crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year at yesterday’s ceremony Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton and England football captain Harry Kane both lost out to Geraint Thomas for the award. Back in July, Thomas became the first Welshman …

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Mini breaks that won’t break the bank Posted On 14 December 2018

The hustle and bustle of Christmas can leave you feeling the need to get away and just relax. So why not plan ahead and brighten up the beginning of 2019 by booking a mini break on a budget? If you want to go to away on a budget, especially after the price tag that often …

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BBC announce new format for SPOTY 2018 Posted On 12 December 2018

In a shock twist, the BBC Sports Personality nominees will be announced live on the show, as opposed to the weeks leading up to the event Traditionally, the much-anticipated 12-person shortlist of SPOTY nominees is revealed prior to the live show; however, viewers will only find out who to vote for on the night. Gary …

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Home insurance – what it is, why you need it, and finding the right policy for you Posted On 10 December 2018

Everyone wants a secure home, and the purpose of home insurance is exactly that – to make life more secure and financially stable   Like all types of insurance, home insurance is just another way of attempting to make your life more secure. And – let’s face it – everyone wants to feel secure in …

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2019 interior trends Posted On 07 December 2018

With 2019 fast approaching, you may already be thinking about updating your home to give it a fresh look for the new year. Here we’ve put together a list of interior ideas, room by room, to keep you up to date over the next 12 months It can be hard to find things that we …

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New home Posted On 05 December 2018

With thoughts of the New Year starting to creep in, now is the time to think about making that fresh start by marketing your property with us   The New Year always signals the start of new year resolutions which reflect your hopes and aspirations for the year ahead. And there is no reason why …

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Declutter your home for good… Posted On 03 December 2018

Your house can sometimes feel like it’s been turned upside down during Christmas, thanks to decorations, presents and guests. That’s why now is a better time than ever to declutter your home before you settle down for the holidays   The new year sees a fresh start and people set themselves new goals or resolutions …

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Healthy breakfasts to kick-start your day Posted On 30 November 2018

The NHS advises that you get into the habit of eating a morning meal to help boost energy – the healthy way!   According to research from Catering Equipment specialists, Nesbits, people who eat breakfast are at a significant reduced risk of heart attack and stroke, perform better, are more alert throughout the day, and …

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Storm Diana expected to deliver heavy rain, gales and up to 70 mph winds to Britain Posted On 28 November 2018

As powerful winds approach the UK, The Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings to western parts of the country, after thick fog has caused flight and train delays Storm Diana is set to move quite quickly through the country today, with showers expected to continue into Thursday, producing somewhere between 60mm and 80mm of …

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Get fit while raising money for charity Posted On 26 November 2018

If you’re looking for an incentive to get fit and be more healthy in the New Year, then why not sign up for one of the many Race For Life events taking place in 2019 and help a good cause along the way Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of women-only events …

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Black Friday 2018: Brits expected to spend £10bn Posted On 23 November 2018

Brits up and down the country are spending the day trawling through online shops and the high Street looking for great Black Friday bargains Originating from the US, Black Friday now extends into a weekend-long shopping event, thanks to ‘Cyber Monday’” (26th November). According to the Daily Mail, people in Britain are expected to spend …

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Positive outlook for rental market Posted On 21 November 2018

According to Rightmove, a lack of new rental properties coming to the market in London in the second quarter of this year – which is down 3.5% on Q2 2017 – has helped push the annual rate of London asking rents to 3.4%, with rents outside London also rising 2.7% over the quarter   This …

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Ho ho ho, get baking! Posted On 19 November 2018

What better way to get the kids all excited for Santa’s pending arrival than with these reindeer biscuits. If Santa’s lucky, he may even get one on his plate on Christmas Eve!   Rudolph shortbread MAKES 8 BIG BISCUITS | 1hr prep & cook 200g salted butter, softened 2 tsp vanilla extract 85g golden caster …

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Christmas family fun Posted On 16 November 2018

The build up to Christmas can be fun and exciting, full of activities to getting the whole family ready for the festive season. If you’re stuck for ideas on where to go and what to do, we have some ideas here for you! Not only do we have all the excitement at home of making …

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Make sure you have your home security all wrapped up Posted On 14 November 2018

Christmas time is a popular time for theft and burglaries, so extra precautions should be taken to ensure your home stays safe and festive during the holiday season It’s getting to that time of the year again when Father Christmas will soon be dusting off his sleigh and its bells will start ringing once more. …

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Time to get cosy Posted On 12 November 2018

The sun has packed its bags and the nights are getting darker. Make the most of the winter nights by creating a cosy retreat in your home If the colder, darker nights are making you hanker for a cosier home environment and reaching for your slippers, then follow our simple steps to achieving a warm, …

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ICC Women’s World Twenty 20 Posted On 09 November 2018

The ten-team tournament, featuring three time champions Australia, reigning ICC Women’s World Cup winners England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and defending champions the Windies – plus two qualifiers – will be played across three venues in the Caribbean between 9th and 24th November. The event kicks off at the Guyana National …

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People of the World! Spice Girls announce long-awaited re-union Posted On 07 November 2018

It’s the news every Spice Girls fan has been waiting for – the Spice Girls have announced their first tour for a decade, with six UK stadium dates in June next year   Melanie Brown (‘Scary Spice’), Emma Bunton (‘Baby Spice’), Geri Horner (‘Ginger Spice’) and Melanie Chisholm (‘Sporty Spice’) revealed details of the reunion …

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Christmas gift buying made easy! Posted On 05 November 2018

Christmas is fast approaching and with that the stress of finding the perfect gift for your loved ones. If you’re stuck for ideas, we’ve found some of this year’s top buys   For her… Collagin – Gin with added Collagen If you’re looking for a unique gift, then Collagin is the answer. A perfectly blended …

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Preparing to move over the Christmas period Posted On 02 November 2018

Moving house is traditionally seen as one of the most stressful ventures in a person’s life. Couple that with Christmas, what’s meant to be a jolly time of year, could be a recipe for disaster. That is if you don’t have a good plan up your sleeve!   Moving before Christmas The thought of moving …

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