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You can claim a completely free post-work pint – here’s how

You can claim a completely free post-work pint – here’s how

Everyone loves a freebie – especially if that freebie means a completely complimentary after-work pint. British pub company, Stonegate, is currently offering all customers a free drink at their local pub – and this is how to claim it. How to claim? To claim the free drink, all you need to do is download the […]

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Your home could be worth £14,000 less if you live near a poorly performing school – here’s why

Your home could be worth £14,000 less if you live near a poorly performing school – here’s why

Buying a home near a school comes with its benefits, and the close proximity can help families secure a place for their youngsters. But living within the catchment area of a poorly performing school could actually be detrimental when it comes to selling your home – knocking as much as £14,000 off its value. Falling […]

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P&O Cruises are opening a gin distillery at sea – here’s when you can book

P&O Cruises are opening a gin distillery at sea – here’s when you can book

In a world first, P&O Cruises are opening their own gin distillery at sea. The travel company announced that their newest fleet member, Iona, will produce a unique recipe of gin in a purpose-built still onboard. Guests on Iona will be able to enjoy the new flavour, which is being developed by Salcombe Gin and […]

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Dumb Instrument’s Tom  Murray on Scottishness, Doubt… and Shirley Bassey

Dumb Instrument’s Tom Murray on Scottishness, Doubt… and Shirley Bassey

Nowadays, it seems you can’t hear a record on the radio without it being sung in a Scottish accent. Not the case over 10 years ago when Dumb Instrument started out, so it seems the world is catching up with Tom Murray, who with Mikey Grant, formed the act in the mid-noughties. ‘Doubt’ is just […]

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You can get a free pint of Guinness this weekend – here’s how

You can get a free pint of Guinness this weekend – here’s how

Rugby fans who are missing out on their sporting fix can lift their spirits with a free pint of Guinness this weekend (12-13 Oct). The freebie is being offered via the MatchPint app – but you’ll have to be quick, as only 15,000 free pints are up for grabs. Free pints The offer is available […]

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Velux is warning customers over window breakage fears – how to know if you’re affected

Velux is warning customers over window breakage fears – how to know if you’re affected

Window manufacturer, Velux, has issued a warning over some of its roof windows over fears that the glass could shatter and cause injury. The windows causing concern could have been installed in homes as long ago as 1997, however the company is now asking customers to contact them immediately if they own any of the […]

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You can now get a solid gold debit card – but it costs more than £18,000

You can now get a solid gold debit card – but it costs more than £18,000

The Royal Mint has produced its first ever bespoke payment card which is made from pure solid gold. The 18-carat hallmarked debit cards will be personalised for account holders “who value high-quality luxury items that make a statement”. Personalised designs Customers with a taste for luxury wanting to get their hands on a shiny gold […]

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Here’s everything you need to know about using your European Health card after Brexit

Here’s everything you need to know about using your European Health card after Brexit

An EHIC card (European Health Insurance Card) can provide you with help with medical costs if you get ill or injured in an EU country, but there are certain changes which could come into place when Britain leaves the EU. What is an EHIC card? Ehic.co.uk explains that “the EHIC card renewal is designed to […]

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This is the latest travel advice for visiting Turkey following the announcement of military action in Syria

This is the latest travel advice for visiting Turkey following the announcement of military action in Syria

Travel advice for Turkey has been updated by the government following the country’s announcement that it would be sending its military into north-eastern Syria. The Foreign Office now advises against all kinds of travel within a 10km border of Syria, with the exception of the city of Kilis. All but essential travel is advised against […]

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These are all of the fixed energy tariffs set to end – will you see a price hike?

These are all of the fixed energy tariffs set to end – will you see a price hike?

Millions of customers are at risk of seeing a hike in their energy bills at the height of winter, as fixed tariffs are set to end before the end of the year. A total of 94 fixed term tariffs will end between now and 31 December 2019, according to new data from MoneySuperMarket. Winter price […]

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You can now buy a full body length hot water bottle for less than £10

You can now buy a full body length hot water bottle for less than £10

If you are starting to feel a nip in the air, you can now invest in full body length hot water bottle to keep you toasty in the winter months. Poundstretcher is selling the snug item for a bargain price, giving shoppers change from a tenner to stay warm this season. Three cosy designs The […]

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Here’s how to claim free lunchtime bakes from Greggs this month

Here’s how to claim free lunchtime bakes from Greggs this month

Greggs is a British bakery institution, and with 1,650 shops across the UK, its products have become lunchtime staples for many. Greggs is now offering free lunchtime bakes this month – this is what you need to know about how to claim one. What’s on offer Up for grabs is either a spicy chicken and […]

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This is what happens when you win the EuroMillions – and how long it takes to receive your prize

This is what happens when you win the EuroMillions – and how long it takes to receive your prize

Winning the lottery is something many of us might dream of and for a lucky few, that dream actually becomes reality. If, by a sheer stroke of luck, you manage to bag a big EuroMillions prize, such as a jackpot, there are a few processes you need to go through first before you get access […]

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This is how you can get a free hotel room upgrade

This is how you can get a free hotel room upgrade

If you regularly stay in hotels, or are planning your next trip away and would like to make it more luxurious, then there may be a way that you can upgrade your standard room. According to booking specialists SpaSeekers, there are certain things you can do in order to boost your chances of bagging an […]

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Top doctor thinks snacking should be banned on public transport

Top doctor thinks snacking should be banned on public transport

Snacking should be banned on public transport, according to England’s outgoing chief medical officer. Dame Sally Davis called for the ban in her final report as CMO, and also said taxes on unhealthy foods should rise to help tackle child obesity. She said that children are “drowning in a flood” of unhealthy options due to […]

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Here’s how to get a free coffee at Caffe Nero this month

Here’s how to get a free coffee at Caffe Nero this month

If you’re a fan of Caffe Nero, then it’s your lucky month, as the coffee chain are offering free hot drinks to their customers in October. Costa Coffee also did something similar, when they recently gave out three million free hot drinks from their ‘Express’ machines. How do I get a free hot drink at […]

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This is how to see the orange Full Hunter’s Moon in the night sky this week

This is how to see the orange Full Hunter’s Moon in the night sky this week

Being the month of Halloween, October often has an atmospheric and spooky feel about it as the nights turn colder and darker. Even the full moon this month will be more out of the ordinary than usual, with a full Hunter’s Moon expected to appear in the sky at the end of this week. The […]

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This is why you should rat-proof your home as soon as you can – and how to do it

This is why you should rat-proof your home as soon as you can – and how to do it

Millions of rats are expected to infest UK homes in the near future, looking for a warm space to nest as the weather gets colder, experts have warned. More than 120 million brown rats are likely to enter homes nationwide, and could leave destruction in their wake as they gnaw through cables and wooden beams. […]

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This is everything you need to know about travelling to the EU after Brexit

This is everything you need to know about travelling to the EU after Brexit

If you’re planning a trip to an EU country after Brexit, then there are certain things you will need to consider that you may not have had to take into account before. What will I need to do before I travel to Europe after Brexit? According to gov.uk, to visit Europe after Brexit there are […]

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Here’s how your kids can receive a letter from Santa Claus – and it’s free

Here’s how your kids can receive a letter from Santa Claus – and it’s free

With winter rapidly approaching, the most eager children will already be thinking about what they want for Christmas. Those keen to send off their letter to Santa could even get a letter back from the man himself, thanks to the Royal Mail. Children will have until 6 December to post off their wish lists to […]

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This is why tomato puree could improve male fertility

This is why tomato puree could improve male fertility

Eating tomato puree could be beneficial in improving male fertility, a new study has suggested. The nutrient Lycopene, found in tomatoes, has been found to help boost sperm quality, contributing to improvements in their shape, size and swimming capabilities. Better quality sperm A team of researchers from the University of Sheffield recruited 60 healthy males, […]

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Jewellery retailer Links of London has gone into administration – putting 350 jobs at risk

Jewellery retailer Links of London has gone into administration – putting 350 jobs at risk

Luxury jewellery brand Links of London has gone into administration, putting hundreds of jobs at risk. The company’s collapse could place as many as 350 jobs under threat. ‘Difficult trading conditions’ The jewellery outfit is just the latest brand to be struggling with financial difficulties, and its decline marks yet another blow to the high […]

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You can apply for the new series of First Dates and First Dates Hotel – here’s how

You can apply for the new series of First Dates and First Dates Hotel – here’s how

If you are single and looking for love, there are plenty of ways to meet a new partner. Some may opt for mingling in social settings, while others might try their luck at online dating. But those brave enough could meet the person of their dreams in a more public setting, on TV dating series […]

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This is how you can get flights to Barcelona, Prague, Verona and Corfu for just £5

This is how you can get flights to Barcelona, Prague, Verona and Corfu for just £5

If you’re searching for holiday ideas, but don’t want to break the bank on flights abroad, then you can fly with one airline to a variety of destinations for as little as £5. Following their recent sale, Ryanair has launched another round of discounts – with some from just £5 one-way. Flights from £5 Customers […]

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Diet Coke launches hunt for pink cans – this is how much you could win if you find one

Diet Coke launches hunt for pink cans – this is how much you could win if you find one

If you spot a can of pink Diet Coke while out and about, it might be more significant than you’d think – it could even be worth £1,000. Here’s everything you need to know. Why pink? Diet Coke is turning its 250ml cans pink in honour of Asda’s Tickled Pink campaign, which supports breast cancer […]

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5 new pantomime-themed 50p coins have been released – here’s what they look like

5 new pantomime-themed 50p coins have been released – here’s what they look like

Five new 50p coins have been released into circulation, featuring some of the best-loved pantomime characters to mark the festive season. Popular pantos Cinderella, Snow White, Aladdin, Jack and the Beanstalk and Dick Whittington have all been immortalised onto the new coins, launched this week. Festive favourites The new pantomime-inspired coins have been released in […]

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Fraudsters target Thomas Cook holiday refund site – here’s how to stay safe

Fraudsters target Thomas Cook holiday refund site – here’s how to stay safe

Fraudsters are targeting the website set up to help Thomas Cook customers claim refunds for their cancelled holidays, the Civil Aviation Authority has warned. The aviation regulator has said that it is taking ‘urgent action’ to prevent people from being scammed and has notified the police. It also said that further verification checks have been […]

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Hundreds of jobs have been saved after Thomas Cook shops were bought out

Hundreds of jobs have been saved after Thomas Cook shops were bought out

Hundreds of jobs with Thomas Cook have been saved after Hays Travel purchased the collapsed company’s network of shops. All 555 stores in the UK are to be bought by Hays Travel, with the Official Receiver reporting that hundreds who lost their jobs will be offered work when the firm takes over. Almost 500 ex-Thomas […]

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A sort of homecoming – Astrid’s Charlie Clark on finding his way back to Scotland

A sort of homecoming – Astrid’s Charlie Clark on finding his way back to Scotland

Not everyone would swap the glamorous surroundings of LA for time spent between Stornoway and Glasgow, but for Charlie Clark, it’s time to come home. This is partly due to his band Astrid getting a new lease of life. Fourth album ‘Fall Stand Dance’ is out now and sees core members Clark and Willie Campbell, […]

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Tesco launching new £7.99 Clubcard subscription – here’s how it works and if it’s a good deal

Tesco launching new £7.99 Clubcard subscription – here’s how it works and if it’s a good deal

Tesco has announced a new ‘Clubcard Plus’ subscription that will cost £7.99 per month when it launches later this year. Clubcard Plus is the latest update by the supermarket giant, after it relaunched its loyalty card in 2018, introducing contactless cards and improving the Clubcard app. What are the benefits? Tesco has promised that Clubcard […]

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