Football not taking your fancy this weekend? Posted On 11 June 2021

Switch play and try something different   It’s Wales vs Switzerland, England vs Croatia, Indoors vs Outdoors: this weekend is set to be another glorious one weather wise and whilst the Euros are drawing you in, the great British summer is luring you out. If the pull of the outdoors is set to triumph, here …

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The Cool-Proof Guide to Bringing the Temperature down in your Home this Summer Posted On 10 June 2021

As the hottest months of the year approach, we can look ahead to lots of upcoming warmth   But that’s not to say that the heat doesn’t present some challenges. When it comes to winding down in the evenings, it can be difficult to relax when the temperature doesn’t feel like it’s dropping. So here …

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Will England be Euro stars? Posted On 09 June 2021

Southgate’s men looking to end 55 years of hurt     It’s coming home … in a manner of speaking. The 16th edition of football’s European Championships, postponed from last year, kicks off this Friday and, for the first time, games are spread across the continent rather than one host nation, although the business end …

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Sea what you did there? Posted On 08 June 2021

Out of sight, out of mind: the oceans need your help   As highlighted in recent controversial Netflix documentary ‘Seaspiracy’, one of the main issues the ocean faces is that this beautiful, vast, cerulean mass masks the devastation which lays beneath. It seems it really is a case of out of sight and out of …

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Looking Dapper Posted On 07 June 2021

Advice for looking your best on Father’s Day   This Father’s Day men can once again venture into nearby pubs and restaurants with their loved ones and so, a little thought should be given to attire. The loved and lived in lounge pants favoured in lock-down should remain locked down and indoors with some more …

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Full Steam Ahead for Vintage Train in Surrey Posted On 04 June 2021

Locomotive lovers are being treated this summer, with the return of The Sunset Steam Express to the area   The train will depart on Tuesday evenings from London Victoria between June and September, with trips having started on June 1st. Passengers onboard will also be able to experience the full nostalgic offering. For those who …

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Much ah-choo about nothing! Posted On 03 June 2021

Tips and techniques to abate the dreaded hay fever season   Perhaps your eyes, nose and even throat have already clued you in. Perhaps you’ve met up with a friend and thought to yourself that they looked upset or edged slowly away from their streaming nose fearing it to be symptom of covid-19. Spring has …

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June Gardening Guide Posted On 02 June 2021

It’s officially Summer, which means our gardens are in full bloom, but there are still jobs to do…   Weeding Weeds. The arch-nemesis of our beautiful gardens. However, with some hard work, these can be removed. All weeds can be controlled without weedkillers, and for our environment, it is best to get your hands dirty …

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Here comes the summer! Posted On 01 June 2021

It’s the start of our favourite season of extremes   June traditionally marks the start of the brightest, warmest and most longed-for season of the year. So here are a few facts to amuse, amaze and kill the conversation at your socially-distanced barbecue… The heat is on Although meteorologists say summer officially starts on June …

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