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Ice cream, ice cream, we all scream for ice cream!

POSTED ON 27 JULY 2018

Liven up your summer with these refreshing recipes. Something for the kids to get involved in!   Traffic light ice lollies SERVES 2-4* | LESS THAN 10 MINS ½ small watermelon 90g caster sugar 5 ripe kiwis, peeled 3 ripe peaches, peeled 3 tablespoons water 1. For the red layer, remove the melon seeds. Puree …


Get beach ready

POSTED ON 25 JULY 2018

Whatever beach you’re visiting this summer – whether it’s at home or abroad – make sure you’re ready in style   Round beach towel We love this quirky round beach towel in woven fabric with an all-over print on the front and cotton terry back. 100% cotton. £17.99 www2.hm.com Unicorn beach Towel Perfect for any …


Saving efficiently for a mortgage deposit the easy way!

POSTED ON 23 JULY 2018

A mortgage deposit can be one of life’s more expensive endeavours, and saving for it efficiently is vital to ensure you don’t waste your time – or money   Saving money: we love it and hate it, and it’s one of the most efficient things you can do in life. 55% of us in the …


Oh, we do like to be beside the seaside!

POSTED ON 20 JULY 2018

The thought of white sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters normally has us looking abroad. However, as a nation surrounded by the sea, Britain has more than its fair share of dramatic coastlines and a wealth of beaches waiting to be explored   Whether you are looking for family friendly, romantic and secluded or dramatic, there …


Protect your home from the threat of fire

POSTED ON 18 JULY 2018

Government statistics show that the largest number of accidental reported fires caused by electricity in the home is due to people misusing electrical cooking appliances, including microwaves. So just what should you do to protect you in your home?   Over 20,000 cases of accidental fires in UK homes each year are caused by electricity, …


France are crowned world champions of football after beating Croatia 4-2 in Moscow yesterday

POSTED ON 16 JULY 2018

In a dramatic and entertaining World Cup final, the world saw France lift the World Cup after winning their second title and their first since they hosted the 1998 tournament 20 years ago   The final’s drama opened with an own goal, the first ever to be witnessed at a World Cup final. It came …


School’s out for summer

POSTED ON 13 JULY 2018

Here we give you some ideas and inspiration to help keep the kids entertained this summer – without spending a fortune   Kids go ‘free’ to West End shows in August! You can get a free child’s ticket (age 16 and under) to one of 40+ London theatre shows, including Aladdin, Wicked and Les Misérables, …


Theresa May forced to reshuffle cabinet after key Brexit figures, including Boris Johnson and David Davis, resign

POSTED ON 11 JULY 2018

The Prime Minister’s cabinet is gathering at 10 Downing Street after an array of resignations over her Brexit strategy has left her government in crisis   Jeremy Hunt, however, who has replaced Johnson as foreign secretary, said he would be “four square” behind her. A tweet of Hunt’s Sunday evening said: “Huge honour to be …


England ready for quarter-final clash against Sweden

POSTED ON 06 JULY 2018

The third quarter final at 2018’s World Cup sees England come up against Sweden after The Three Lions’ dramatic penalty shoot-out win against Colombia in the last round Gareth Southgate and his men are still revelling from Tuesday night’s historic victory – however, their focus will now need to be on Saturday if they are …


History in the making as England win their first shoot-out for 22 years

POSTED ON 04 JULY 2018

England fans all over the country are rejoicing after England won their first penalty shoot-out since 1996 to overcome Colombia, and booked their place in the World Cup Quarter-finals for the first time since 2006 Harry Kane was first up, Jordan Henderson saw his effort saved, while Trippier brought the scoring level after Uribe’s attempt …


Gareth Southgate insists he is ready for England’s “biggest game in 10 years”

POSTED ON 03 JULY 2018

Tonight sees England’s most important game of this year’s World Cup so far, as they take on Colombia in the Round of 16 The Three Lions will be looking to win their first knock-out game in a major tournament for over a decade. The last knock-out victory came in 2006 when David Beckham scored a …


Wimbledon 2018: Britain’s biggest sporting event starts today

POSTED ON 02 JULY 2018

Wimbledon is the one of the biggest of the four Grand Slams and attracts the best of the world’s tennis talents: and it starts today! Tennis fans can expect to see an abundance of talent on offer over the next month. 36-year-old Serena Williams has returned from maternity leave and won her appeal to the …