Buzzingly good food Posted On 07 May 2021

Celebrate World Bee Day later this month, with this wonderfully sticky honey recipe   Honey-roast confit of duck Serve your carrots with this wonderful French classic with meltingly tender meat with crispy skin.   Ingredients 3 thyme sprigs , leaves roughly chopped 2-3 rosemary sprigs, leaves roughly chopped 2 fat garlic cloves , lightly bashed ½ tsp black peppercorns 4 duck leg (about …

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Wombles give their support to SustFest21 Posted On 07 May 2021

Champions of the environment star in promo film for festival   If you are going to launch a festival promoting and celebrating sustainability, there’s no-one better to set the ball rolling than the Wombles. The pointy-nosed, furry burrowers, famed for environmentally-friendly exploits from their home base under Wimbledon Common, have been responsible for inspiring children …

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Best of British as Man City and Chelsea go through to the Champions League Final Posted On 06 May 2021

It will be an all English final in the Champions League this year   Man City beat Paris Saint Germain 4-1 on aggregate on Tuesday night, while Chelsea beat Real Madrid 2-0 last night, which put them through 3-1 on aggregate. It will be the third all-English final in the competition following Man Utd’s win …

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All you need to know about Stamp Duty this year Posted On 05 May 2021

All the dates you need to know for when the Stamp Duty Holiday ends   Last July, the government introduced the Stamp Duty Holiday which raised the level at which stamp duty needed to be paid to £500k, effectively removing stamp duty for a large percentage of buyers, however, the deadline of the 30th June …

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Making the most of Screen Free Week Posted On 04 May 2021

God knows we’ve all been indulging in a massive amount of screen time over the last year and a half or so, so what a perfect time, then, to celebrate Screen-Free Week!   Screen Free Week is an annual event which campaigns to have screens turned off and life turned on. Blue light is what …

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Spring bank holiday ideas Posted On 30 April 2021

This spring bank holiday is going to be a special one; it’s going to be one for us all to let our over-grown hair down and have fun in the sunshine and bask in our freedoms!   London. London, in essence, is everything and anything you want it to be. No two trips to London …

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International Dance Day 2021 Posted On 29 April 2021

Celebrate thousands of years of dance today   International Dance Day is a global celebration of dance that was created by the main partner for the performing arts of UNESCO – the Dance Committee of the International Theatre Institute (ITI). The day is celebrated annually on April 29, which happens to be the birth anniversary …

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