Global tourism trends to watch throughout summer 2016

April 29, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Looking ahead to this year ABTA reported ‘that almost a quarter (23%) of the UK population are expecting to spend more on their holidays, up slightly from 20% last year. Almost one in five people (18%) say they will travel to a country they have never been to before in 2016, compared to 9% who said this last year.’

Quoteline Direct now comparing Flood Re insurance quotes

April 29, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Quoteline Direct is one of the first insurance brokers to truly take advantage of the recently launched Flood Re scheme which aims to provide affordable insurance for homeowners living in flood risk areas. Flood Re was launched at the beginning of April and Phil Stevens Business Development Manager at Quoteline Direct explains why they are…

Boffins make a cocoa drink that can reverse old age memory decline

April 29, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

The first-ever drink which claims to boost memory and can even reverse cognitive decline in old age has gone on sale in Britain. MemoMax contains concentrated levels of a naturally-occurring compound called flavanols, which are clinically proven to improve memory. The chemicals are naturally found in foods like chocolate, but once they are processed they…

Schoolgirl had her finger amputated after it was almost ripped off when a playground prank went horribly wrong

April 28, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Lola Bennett was rushed to hospital after her hand slipped on a spiked fence as she tried to retrieve her school bag which had been hung there as a joke. She used a tree stump to reach the strap of her bag but her friendship ring got snagged on the fence and tore her finger apart as pals tried to yank off her shoe.

Pay it Forward Day

April 28, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Sponsored – This is the sixth year the UK is officially celebrating Pay it Forward Day on the 28th April 2016 when people will be invited to join a worldwide movement in performing random acts of kindness to 3 or more people and asking those people to do the same. Last year, people in 75…

Diamond broach worth thousands of pounds found in a caravan

April 28, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

A charity for inner city kids had a ‘Del Boy’ moment after a broach worth tens of thousands of pounds was found inside a battered desk – in a run-down CARAVAN. The precious jewel contains 75 diamonds and 34 emeralds and was discovered hidden in a secret drawer of a 19th-century bureau. The piece of…

Post office refuse to deliver to home because of angry CAT which attacks posties

April 28, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Scaredy-cat postmen are refusing to deliver to a home because they are being attacked by this angry feline – that looks just like Postman Pat’s pet JESS. Sweet-looking Bella jumps up and grabs the post from the letterbox whenever the postie calls – scratching his fingers. The Royal Mail say it puts mail workers ”at…

Personalised Sashes are the UK’s Favourite Hen Party Accessory!

April 28, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Personalised sashes are THE must-have item for hen parties today – that’s according to www.henstuff.co.uk, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of hen party accessories. The company has released a list of its best-selling products for the past 12 months, and custom-made party sashes are right at the top. Here’s the list in full: Personalised…

Sacred – Performance Painting featuring Internationally Known Artist Christine Walters

April 28, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Liveart.London presents for your visual entertainment “Sacred”. International Performance Painter Christine Walters, DJ Cosmo Lubertazzo (USA), Photographer Colin S. Johnson (USA) and company take you on an experimental journey to connect the relationship of music, performance art, painting and sacred impressionism. The performance can be seen live at: The Firestation The Old Court, St. Leonards…

Crave & Lamb wins “Most Effective Paid Social Campaign” at Performance Marketing Awards

April 28, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Crave & Lamb was presented with the “Most Effective Paid Social Campaign” award at the Performance Marketing Awards held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Park Lane, London. The award was given in recognition of outstanding ongoing work for its client Coral, where paid social networks including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have been used to…

Man crowned slimmer of the year after dropping 25 STONE

April 27, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Oliver Bales, 24, is now more than half the man he used to be after getting fed up with being ridiculed because of his huge waist – which measured more than 5ft. The once-39stone beast managed to turn his life around and was today (Weds) crowned Slimming World’s Greatest Loser of 2016 – after losing the equivalent weight of a baby KILLER WHALE.

A “bright and bubbly” schoolgirl died after shortage of hospital staff on night shift

April 27, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Tragic Emma Welch underwent an apparently successful operation to correct a curvature of her spine just days after undertaking a charity walk up Mount Snowdon. But the following night she suffered an internal bleed which triggered a fatal heart attack and she required emergency surgery.

Prince’s ‘final guitar’ was a purple, carbon-fibre and gold ‘axe’ – built by East Sussex craftsman

April 27, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Independent guitar maker Simon Farmer reckons his purple and gold ‘axe’ could be the last one ever bought by the Purple Rain singer – who used it at one of his final concerts. Simon, who has built guitars since he was 14, and made his first designs of Prince’s purple guitar back in 1994, but finally sent it to the rocker at the start of March this year.

Ofsted blasted for downgrading top rural nursery – because staff don’t teach toddlers enough about racial diversity

April 27, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

The education watchdog even penalised Town and Country Kiddies Nursery in Lincolnshire for not having enough pictures of black and Asian people on the walls. In a report, inspectors criticised the nursery, which caters for children aged from eight-weeks to 11 years, for failing to teach youngsters about other cultures.

British Writer Wins Kindle Scout Publishing Contract

April 27, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Jacqueline Ward, a crime fiction author from Oldham, Greater Manchester, has won a contract to publish her novel Random Acts of Unkindness. After submitting the novel to Kindle Scout and conducting a thirty-day campaign during March and April 2016, Jacqueline found out her book had been selected for publication. Amazon, who runs Kindle Scout, will…

Private Number Plates for Businesses

April 27, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Modern-day businesses need to think outside of the box when it comes to marketing what they do. And when that business has motor vehicles on its books, there is no reason that those cars, vans and lorries can’t become an integral part of an overall marketing strategy. Promoting what you do while your drivers are…

Moch Socks: launching a new bamboo sock range

April 27, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Sponsored – Strange as it was, this was the beginning of Moch Socks. We’d come across bamboo being used as a fabric for beautiful baby clothes and yoga outfits, but could only find bamboo socks in relatively plain styles. We also knew that bamboo had great properties for making socks out of: it’s super soft, yet durable,…