Month: June 2021

Travel expert and mum uses lockdown to launch a new business venture providing luxury retreats centred around yoga, mindfulness, and wellbeing

The pandemic has impacted people all over the world, and in more ways than one. And not just people, but businesses, too – and now, we are seeing an influx of new businesses that were founded through lockdown and now, not only are they surviving, but they’re also thriving. Victoria Cranmer, a travel and mindfulness expert […]

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Affinity Trust repays SASC’s social investment loan and expands work in children’s services

Affinity Trust, a charity that supports people with learning disabilities across the UK, has repaid its £150K social investment loan from Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC) early. The loan enabled the charity to successfully move into delivering children’s services for the first time and become a leading provider of Positive Behavioural Support (PBS)[i] in England. […]

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£66k cardiac vehicle appeal boosted by heart attack survivor support

CHRIS ROBERTS had flu symptoms and was poorly for days before suffering a heart attack six years ago. Had he sought assistance immediately, the dad-of-two may have avoided the scarring and blocked artery still with him to this day. In the end his life was saved by the incredible doctors at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd in […]

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Six Essentials for Summer Camping

As we don’t seem to be going abroad anytime soon, let’s make the most of the beautiful British campsite, made even more lovely of course, by being prepared with the right kit. Below are a few recommendations: Stainless Steel Washing Up Bowl: let’s face it, when bereft of the dishwasher, we need to get serious […]

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You’ve got to be squidding! M&S launches the ULTIMATE summer seafood for the freezer, from Salt & Pepper Squid to EXCLUSIVE Orkney Hand Dived Scallops…

Responsibly sourced Orkney hand-dived scallops are usually found in the kitchens of Michelin-star restaurants – now you can try them at home, along with a brand-new M&S Food collection of show-stopping seafood to serve this summer. In 2020, the UK once again embraced the freezer and sales in frozen food at M&S continue to soar […]

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180 people join college Eisteddfod online due to Coronavirus pandemic

A POPULAR Welsh Eisteddfod was held virtually this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Taking the event online did not stop more than 180 members of the Learn Welsh North East provision participating in the Eisteddfod y Dysgwyr (Learner’s Eisteddfod), organised by Coleg Cambria and Popeth Cymraeg. Entrants submitted their work and performances via photographs, […]

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Men – Forget the Botox ‘Zoom Boom’ – It’s All About The Masculip

Demand for lip filler appointments from men is booming as it’s suggested that people will no longer be told to wear masks in shops and at work when social distancing ends on 21st June. Last year’s lockdown prompted a spike in males booking face and neck treatments dubbed the ‘Zoom Boom’, but industry experts say […]

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Thinking of having dermal filler post lockdown? Here are the facts, with expert advice on how to do it safely.

With lockdown restrictions easing and after a year that many feel has significantly ‘aged’ them, more people are considering having an aesthetic treatment. Not only those who have previously had a cosmetic procedure but also people who have never had one and have now noticed the tell-tale signs of aging after spending so much time […]

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How I learned to embrace the media: Suzy Evans on life in the public eye after Tunisia tragedy

A mother who lost her son, brother and father in a terrorist attack has shared her experiences of dealing with worldwide media attention in the aftermath. Suzy Evans said the immediate flood of interest felt like an ‘ambush’. But she said in the years since she had come to embrace the media and, looking back, […]

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Embrace Holly’s Summer Style with this stunning floral dress

Get Holly Willoughby’s sunshine style with this floral dress from Marks & Spencer. The gorgeous print and elegant shape make this midaxi dress perfect for summer socialising. Team with a denim jacket and trainers for an easy picnic outfit, or dress up with strappy heels for a chic yet effortless look.     M&S COLLECTION […]

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