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Emotional night for Ant and Dec at the NTA’s

POSTED ON 23 JANUARY 2019

It has been another award-winning year for Ant and Dec, who were named as best presenters for the 18th time in a row at the National Television Awards last night The award came as a surprise for the Geordie duo, following Ant’s drink-drive conviction and subsequent absence on TV screens. Ant and Dec were not …


The meaning of Mother’s Day

POSTED ON 23 JANUARY 2019

Mother’s Day is celebrated in over 40 countries around the world. But what is the true meaning behind it? Wherever you are in the world, there is a day that celebrates the love of a mum – whether she is a mum, foster mum, step mum or just like a mum to you. Children in …


Judd Trump beats Ronnie O’Sullivan to win first Masters title

POSTED ON 21 JANUARY 2019

Alexandra Palace saw Judd Trump win his first ever Masters title, beating ‘The Rocket’ in a 10-4 record-breaking defeat Judd Trump displayed a super performance to thrash seven-time champion Ronnie O’Sullivan. The final was expected to be a closely fought battle, with two of the most attacking and talented players in the sport. But Trump …


Spice up your Valentine’s Day

POSTED ON 18 JANUARY 2019

Featuring fresh scallops, prawns and hot chilli, this speedy starter for two is the perfect luxurious treat for you and your Valentine Seared garlic seafood with spicy harissa bisque MAKES 2 | 15 MINS PREP & COOK Calories per portion: 457kcal 400g can lobster bisque 1 tbsp harissa zest and juice ½ lime 2 tbsp …


Super Bowl LIII – 2019

POSTED ON 16 JANUARY 2019

Super Bowl LIII, the 53rd Super Bowl and the 49th modern-era National Football League championship game, will decide the league champion for the 2018 NFL season. The game is scheduled to be played on February 3, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia 32 teams compete in the NFL Play-Offs across two divisions: The National …


Sir Andy Murray: One of Britain’s Greatest Sportsman

POSTED ON 14 JANUARY 2019

After emotionally announcing his plans to retire from tennis last week, three-time Grand Slam winner, Andy Murray, has been flooded with praise from across the world of sport The 31-year-old Briton played only 12 matches last year and returned to the Brisbane International last week, where he won his opening match but lost in the …


Romantic getaways made for two

POSTED ON 11 JANUARY 2019

If one of your new year’s resolutions is to explore new places with your partner, look at our guide to suit all budgets. Including romantic European cities, cosy British countryside and the dazzling Northern Lights Iceland On nearly everyone’s bucket list is a trip to Iceland to see the spectacular Northern Lights! The best time …


Find your perfect match

POSTED ON 09 JANUARY 2019

We are all looking for a little romance in our lives and with Valentine’s Day fast approaching, why not take our quick, fun, quiz to find your perfect match!   Pick a meal for your perfect date A. Three-course fine dining experience with wine B. Beer and a Chinese C. Fish and chips eaten on …


How to care for, and get the best out of your garden

POSTED ON 07 JANUARY 2019

Even during winter, your garden still needs your care and attention if it is to be at its best in spring. So, here’s how to keep the love you have for your garden as warm as can be Weeding, pruning and raking Though inevitable, weeds are a gardener’s arch nemeses. Getting them under control can …


Be a bathing Beauty!

POSTED ON 04 JANUARY 2019

Give some love to your bathroom (as well as yourself) with these quirky finds that’ll leave you longing to spend more time in the tub!   Hudson Tiered Caddy This on-trend three-tier storage caddy is the perfect addition to add a rustic touch to your bathing space. H: 78cm x W: 43cm x D: 30cm. …


Find the perfect buyer for your home

POSTED ON 02 JANUARY 2019

The new year often signals a chance to start something new. And now is a great time to market your property and find the perfect buyer for your home – while finding the perfect home for you! Millions of people access property websites and apps during the new year as they start to dream of …


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

POSTED ON 24 DECEMBER 2018

We would like to wish all of our clients, old an new, a wonderful Christmas and a great new year! We are proud of what we have achieved in 2018, and our customers are once again at the key to our success. Tonight, make sure you leave mince pies and milk out for Santa, and …


Wrap up warm this winter!

POSTED ON 21 DECEMBER 2018

Last year, the UK experienced snow that seemed to last longer than probably most of us hoped for. So, this year, make sure you are prepared for the coldest spells that come at this time of year with this season’s fashion finds   So far winter has brought us wind and rain, and with this …


New Year’s resolution: live a healthier lifestyle

POSTED ON 19 DECEMBER 2018

We have all been guilty of slipping into an unhealthy lifestyle, especially as dark nights creep in, temperatures plummet and the sofa beckons. The new year, however, brings new opportunities and the chance to make even the smallest of changes which can result in a much healthier way of life   We all know that …


BBC Sports Personality of the Year revealed

POSTED ON 17 DECEMBER 2018

Welsh cyclist Geraint Thomas – the third British cyclist to win the Tour de France – was crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year at yesterday’s ceremony Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton and England football captain Harry Kane both lost out to Geraint Thomas for the award. Back in July, Thomas became the first Welshman …


Mini breaks that won’t break the bank

POSTED ON 14 DECEMBER 2018

The hustle and bustle of Christmas can leave you feeling the need to get away and just relax. So why not plan ahead and brighten up the beginning of 2019 by booking a mini break on a budget? If you want to go to away on a budget, especially after the price tag that often …


BBC announce new format for SPOTY 2018

POSTED ON 12 DECEMBER 2018

In a shock twist, the BBC Sports Personality nominees will be announced live on the show, as opposed to the weeks leading up to the event Traditionally, the much-anticipated 12-person shortlist of SPOTY nominees is revealed prior to the live show; however, viewers will only find out who to vote for on the night. Gary …


Home insurance – what it is, why you need it, and finding the right policy for you

POSTED ON 10 DECEMBER 2018

Everyone wants a secure home, and the purpose of home insurance is exactly that – to make life more secure and financially stable   Like all types of insurance, home insurance is just another way of attempting to make your life more secure. And – let’s face it – everyone wants to feel secure in …


2019 interior trends

POSTED ON 07 DECEMBER 2018

With 2019 fast approaching, you may already be thinking about updating your home to give it a fresh look for the new year. Here we’ve put together a list of interior ideas, room by room, to keep you up to date over the next 12 months It can be hard to find things that we …