Month: November 2021

Dogged determination to learn Welsh for Overlooked Rescue Dog

An overlooked rescue dog is being taught Welsh in a bid to find him a happy forever home. Buddy – or Bilingual Buddy as the team have lovingly named him – is being taught training command words in Welsh by his Canine Carer Lizzie Smith, who is learning the language too. After receiving very little interest since arriving […]

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5 things to improve if you want to move

Tips to attract house hunters as homebuying surge continues While some experts expected the housing market to slow once the government’s stamp duty holiday expired at the end of September, housing indexes and estate agents are indicating that demand for homes that are meeting buyers’ biggest priorities remains high. Research by Zen Internet has revealed […]

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Birmingham’s ‘alternative’ Christmas market returns with foodie and music feasts

A vibrant independent street food market in the heart of Birmingham is back. City Social returned on 25 November as an underpass has been transformed to welcome revellers for culinary and musical treats. Now in its sixth year and after a break because of Covid, it’s getting under way in the Suffolk St Queensway underpass next […]

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College Christmas markets will bring festive cheer to North Wales this Winter

COLEG CAMBRIA will bring festive cheer to north east Wales with its first ever Christmas markets. Six days of activities and attractions are to take place at the college’s Deeside and Yale Wrexham sites from December 1-10, with more than 40 vendors in attendance. As well as independent producers showcasing their wares, Santa Claus will […]

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Bag a Black Friday ‘Deal a Day’ from ARRAN Sense of Scotland

Scottish family-run home and body care brand ARRAN Sense of Scotland are offering customers some fantastic Black Friday deals, giving Christmas shoppers chance to pick up some of its premium products at a fraction of the cost.   Friday 26th Nov: Black Friday 35% OFF Sitewide  ARRAN’s biggest ever Black Friday discount. Get 35% off everything including […]

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Campaign to save Christmas for struggling Midlands families

When she heard that a parent had decided not to tell her children it was Christmas day because she couldn’t afford presents, the headteacher of a Midlands nursery school knew she had to do something to help. Natalie Showell launched the Christmas in a Box scheme, providing boxes of food treats and gifts, and this […]

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Cardiff City Hall to host Wales’s biggest Mental Health Conference in 2022 with Frank Bruno MBE

  Following over two years of all large-scale events being put on hold due to coronavirus, Cardiff City Hall is due to host one of the biggest events focused on Mental Health and Wellbeing in the UK on 10th May 2022 during Mental Health Awareness Week, with Frank Bruno MBE in attendance as keynote speaker! […]

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DENBIGHSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL SUPPORTS WHITE RIBBON DAY

Denbighshire landmarks illuminated in aid of ending violence against women.   Denbighshire County Council and Denbighshire Leisure Limited are supporting White Ribbon Day, the International Day for the Eradication of Violence against Women, which is aimed at raising awareness of male violence towards women. Denbighshire Leisure is lighting up its buildings for the Council in […]

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Karen Barrett, CEO of Unbiased.co.uk: “5 top tips to save money while still having a cracking Christmas”

With the shops rammed with fabulous festive gift ideas, glitz and glamour, it’s wildly tempting to spend, spend, spend. But while it’s an amazing feeling to treat yourself and your loved ones, remember those credit card bills will be hitting the doormat in January. And it’s not just a smart move to keep a close […]

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Vegans taking more than a slice of the lucrative pizza market

As the very first National Pizza Week gets into full swing across Britain, The Pizza, Pasta & Italian Food Association and member of the association, Papa John’s, today reveals the vegan slice of the pizza market. Far from a fleeting fad, veganism has taken the UK by storm in recent years – and according to […]

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