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Sunday, 30 April 2017

Morrisons recall beans which may contain pieces of metal

Morrisons have recalled certain batches of its beans because they may contain small pieces of metal.

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Having mates key to overcoming life’s challenges

A friend in need really is a friend indeed according to a new study on the benefits of friendship.

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Obesity causes more deaths than smoking

Obesity now causes more premature deaths than smoking, suggests new research.

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Keeping the streets clean

Luton Business Improvement District (BID) have been supporting and funding projects to make the town look cleaner and tidier.

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Saturday, 29 April 2017

Men who tell sexist or homophobic jokes suffer from low self esteem

Men who make sexist and homophobic jokes suffer low self-esteem and are trying to boost their manliness, a study has found.

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Warning over contaminated food link to C. diff superbug

The notorious hospital super bug C. diff could be spread through contaminated food, a new study warned.

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Hummus be joking! UK in meltdown over dip shortage

Fans of the popular dip hummus have been hit by the news supplies are at critical levels.

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Thousands raised for Keech Hospice

Keech Hospice Care received £6,600 from Thameslink after passengers raised thousands on a final train ride.

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Friday, 28 April 2017

Hatters stars visit Chantry Primary pupils

Hatters players Danny Hylton and Jake Gray visited Chantry Primary Academy to discuss how the club supports disabled supporters.

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Thanks a (20) million for visiting safari park!

Woburn Safari Park welcomed the 20 millionth visitor to the park on Sunday (April 23) and The Duke of Bedford and staff had a big surprise for the lucky family at the park entrance.

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Thursday, 27 April 2017

Groups alleged Luton Airport noise controls ‘secretly dismantled’

A lobby campaigning to limit airport noise control has attacked Luton Borough Council – claiming it has “secretly dismantled” noise controls at Luton Airport.

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Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Marathon effort to make big race as driver fails to show

Twenty four angry London Marathon runners were left tired and exhausted BEFORE they had even started Sunday’s event after they were left stranded in Luton.

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Proud moment for 95-year-old mum and bride

Saturday was a special day for Valerie Clarke as her 95-year-old mother proudly walked her down the aisle to her husband -to-be.

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Disgust at boy racers’ crash in Luton

Thousands of Facebook users were left reeling after footage was shared of a dramatic crash by boyracers in Luton.

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VIDEO: St George’s Square the obvious setting for patron saint celebration

A free, fun-packed event for all the family was held on Saturday to commemorate St George’s Day.

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Luton Lib Dem candidate suspended for anti-Semitic tweets

The Liberal Democrat candidate for Luton South has been suspended from the party following allegations of anti-semitic posts on social media.

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Shoppers help Nisa Local donate £250 to Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Shoppers have helped Nisa Local in Lewsey Farm donate £250 to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital.

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Circus Wonderland returns to Stockwood Park

Circus Wonderland returns to Stockwood Park today until Monday, May 1.

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One third of Brits have sleepless nights worrying about debt

A new survey has revealed that 93 per cent of us believe the UK has an issue with arrears, with a quarter of Brits agreeing that debt is now just a part of everyday life.

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Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Vale cemetery to close for 5 months

The Vale Cemetery in Luton is set to close for five months as part of a major transformation.

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Whipsnade Adventure Trail for young readers

It’s the 35th anniversary of legendary author Rod Campbell’s famous book Dear Zoo and Macmillan Children’s Books are teaming up with Whipsnade to provide a new experience for the whole family to enjoy.

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Big boost for CHUM’s workshops

CHUMS was one of seven good causes to benefit from a £16,381 funding boost from the Co-Op’s membership scheme, launched last September.
A charity spokesperson said: “CHUMS provides mental health and emotional wellbeing services to more than 3,000 children and young people in Luton and Bedfordshire every year.

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Elvis is back - after stolen suit incident

Last time award-winning Elvis impersonator Lee Memphis King appeared at Dunstable’s Grove Theatre, he accidentally left one of his bespoke jumpsuits in the loading bay from where it was stolen, writes Bev Creagh.

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E4’s Tattoo Fixers looking for ink disasters in Bedfordshire

Do you have an embarrassing tattoo? Well you could be in luck as TV channel E4’s Tattoo Fixers are looking for people from Bedfordshire to appear on the show.

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Blooming lovely weekend in Lilley



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Walk A Mile In My Slippers with Trefoil Residential Care Home

Trefoil Residential Care Home is inviting the community to take part in a sponsored walk, Walk A Mile In My Slippers, at Wardown Park on Saturday, April 29.

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The briefcase that doubles as an office for CaddingtonCare

CaddingtonCare had fairly modest beginnings back in 2009 but it’s blossomed into a vital community service with more than 80 volunteers.

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Millions of Brits no longer using a pen

Millions of Brits are no longer using a PEN- with a third admitting they barely write anymore, according to new research.

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Monday, 24 April 2017

Luton officer cadet graduates from Sandhurst

Officer cadet James McGeoghan, 23, has joined the ranks of the British Army’s next generation of leaders, after passing out in a prestigious graduation ceremony at the renowned military academy, in front of the prime minister.

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King’s House School pupils meet Australian High Commissioner

Little learners from Luton’s King’s House School visited Australia House to intervew High Commissioner Alexander Downer, whose role is equivalent to that of ambassador.

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Man shot in Farley Hill

Police are investigating after a man was shot in Whipperley Ring, Luton, this afternoon.

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American businessman makes generous donation to Shamiam Arif Appeal Fund

An American businessman who read about Luton child of courage Shamiam Arif online was so inspired by her story and sunny smile that he has made a substantial donation to her appeal fund.

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Gang found guilty of kidnapping and torturing man in Luton

Six men have been convicted of kidnapping a man off the streets of Luton last year, “terrorising and torturing” him for over 30 hours.

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Could Woolworths be set to return to Luton after former boss makes admission?

Retailer collapsed in 2008 after racking up debts of £400m but former boss plans to resurrect brand.

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Man dragged from car in Marsh Farm

Police are investigating after a man was threatened with a knife and dragged from his car in Luton on Saturday.

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Gun-toting Luton drug dealer jailed seven years

A Luton man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after he was found carrying a gun and drugs.

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Luton drug dealers jailed after £160k found in house

Two Luton men have been jailed for a total of twelve years after they were found hiding a huge stash of drugs and cash.

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Sunday, 23 April 2017

Choosing your best social profile pic? Ask a stranger

If you’re having difficulty choosing the most flattering pictures for your online profile - then let a stranger decide, suggests new research.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

What were feared fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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No-one is safe from cyber criminals warns leading security expert

No one is immune from cyber crime, a leading internet security expert has warned, following revelations that one in five UK businesses fell victim to online attacks last year.

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Saturday, 22 April 2017

Star Wars Land not so far (far) away

It may legendarily exist in a galaxy far far away, but it could be that fans of Star Wars could soon visit the Unknown Regions.

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Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

The NSPCC has teamed up with Lidl for a campaign aiming to keep children safe from abuse.

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COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

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Saint George’s Day - all you need to know

It’s Saint George’s Day today - the day we celebrate England’s patron saint. Or the day we moan about how we ought to celebrate him, whilst not doing anything to actually celebrate him ourselves. Both are fine options.

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Friday, 21 April 2017

Police put out further appeal for missing Wayne

Police are urging a man who has been missing from Biggleswade for more than two weeks to get in touch with them.

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Great community feeling for runners

Mark Pedder from Houghton Regis is getting ready for the Love Luton half marathon.

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Thursday, 20 April 2017

Next Generation Youth Theatre marks 5 years in Luton

A theatre group in Luton providing opportunities for young people has celebrated its 5th birthday.

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Hope for new workers’ scheme

One of the real strengths of the NFU is its ability to constantly get its leaders and decision makers face to face with members to hear their thoughts and opinions.

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Redline moves into large Luton offices

A leading recruitment specialist has expanded into a bigger office in Luton – signalling their “commitment” to the town.

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Application for 1,400 new homes east of Luton

A developer is seeking outline planning permission from North Herts District Council for 1,400 new homes to the east of Luton.

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Hundreds of jobs at risk as Debenhams announce warehouse closures and store reviews

Debenhams has revealed it plans to close 11 warehouses and put up to 10 stores under review, in a move impacting at least 220 jobs.

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Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Fears for 1,000 jobs at 36 Burger King branches including Dunstable as franchisees call in administrators

Up to 1,000 jobs are at risk after Burger King franchisees, which run branches across the country including in Dunstable, were forced to call in the administrators.

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CCTV released after Dunstable knife-point robbery

Bedfordshire Police has released CCTV images in a bid to identify two people they would like to speak to in connection with a robbery in Dunstable.

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Kitkats recalled due to allergic reaction fears after error

Nestlé has recalled a batch of its Kitkat Original Milk Chocolate Bites Pouch Bags because it instead contains Kitkat Peanut Butter Bites.

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‘Nasty’ stabbing in Dunstable

A man was stabbed during an altercation in Dunstable in the early hours of Saturday morning (April 15) in what police are describing as a “nasty incident”.

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Booming airport hosts jobs fair

London Luton Airport (LLA) is hosting a jobs fair on Wednesday 3 May, showcasing over 200 vacancies available at the airport. The event is being held in partnership with Luton Borough Council, Luton Job Centre Plus and Community Interest Luton

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This weekend run, walk or jog to stop poverty!

Energetic fundraisers can take part in a colour run this weekend to help Luton families struggling to afford meals.

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Shock as seven black bin bags of drugs wasted

A shocked Luton pharmacist wants to warn the public about wasting medication, after around £20,000 worth of unusable drugs were returned to her store.

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Tuesday, 18 April 2017

‘Stop speeding - our cars keep getting hit’

A distressed Luton couple claim they are “scared” to live on Crawley Green Road, as their vehicles have been hit by cars on nine occasions.

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Man remanded in custody after woman seriously assaulted in Luton

A Luton man has been remanded into custody after been charged in connection with the serious assault of a woman.

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Could Valencia be the dream holiday?

Think golden beaches, turquoise seas, majestic palm trees, glorious sunshine and dusky evenings lingering over tapas and local wine.

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Luton rapper Dizzle shows his soft side

A Luton rapper whose music videos have had more than 50,000 hits on YouTube has revealed his soft centre – he bought more than 200 Easter eggs from Aldi for young patients at the Luton & Dunstable Hospital.

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Third birthday celebrations for Luton’s Music24

A group formed three years ago to provide music therapy and activities for people with learning disabilities, mental health conditions and dementia is celebrating its third birthday with a fundraising event at the L&D Social Club on Saturday (April 22).

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‘Eat and meet’ promotes togetherness

It was billed as ‘Commnity cohesion through cuisine’ and was a lip-smackingly good means of promoting togetherness.

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Luton Irish Forum discuss Brexit

Irish ambassador Daniel Mulhall has reassured Britain’s Irish community that his government remains committed to ensuring their interests are heard during Brexit negotiations.

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“Straws suck” owner of popular Bedfordshire pub makes a statement with plastic ban

When Oakman Inns was founded 12 years ago by its CEO, Peter Borg-Neal, his vision was that he would not only create a highly-regarded, very successful business but that Oakman Inns would be a sustainable organisation that would contribute to its local community rather than exploit it.

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D.I...WHY? New research hammers home the true cost of DIY

Half of us (48%) confess to believing we are good or very good at DIY despite a third (33%) having admitted that they have suffered a DIY disaster.

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Is Sally the Dunstable witch haunting local historian?

Local historian Rita Swift is having a whale of time recounting the story of Sally the Dunstable witch.

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Luton singer credits her success to the town’s support and encouragement

Hannah Bennett won’t hear a word said against Luton and becomes particularly cross when people call it a ‘crap’ town.

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Sunday, 16 April 2017

Scouts in St George’s Day parade through town

More than 400 Luton Scouts from Falkes District will celebrate St George’s Day with a special parade through the town centre on Sunday (April 23) to commemorate their patron saint.

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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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Olive oil could offset unhealthy diets

Trendy extra virgin olive oil could offset a host of health problems caused by Western-style diets, according to new research.

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REVEALED: How long you’ve got to spend your old paper fivers

The Bank of England will be withdrawing legal tender status of the paper £5 note, featuring Elizabeth Fry, on May 5 - and is encouraging anyone who still has one of the notes to spend them over the next month.

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Screening test that can save your life

Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group is urging residents over the age of 60 to take up the free bowel cancer screening test.

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Saturday, 15 April 2017

Overweight and obese workers take more sick days

Overweight and obese workers pull more sickies for non work related illnesses than their slim colleagues, a study found.

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How to eat chocolate this Easter without feeling guilty

Who doesn’t like chocolate? While there may be some who claim to prefer savoury – in my experience, crisps are suggested by these strange people as an equivalent – chocolate has a special place in many people’s hearts, and Easter gives them the perfect opportunity to consume vast quantities of it.

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Take advantage of free blood pressure checks at Luton’s Mall

Shoppers will be able to have free blood pressure checks in The Mall’s Melson Square – near the covered market – on Saturday (April 22).

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Kids’ rusks recalled over allergy fears

Three cake rusk products have been recalled because they contain egg, wheat and milk which are not correctly declared on the labels.

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Capture county’s changing landscape

CPRE Bedfordshire, is celebrating 30 years of standing up for Bedfordshire’s countryside and greenspaces by holding a photographic competiton.

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Friday, 14 April 2017

Easter family fun at Luton care home

Little Bramingham Farm Care Home treated hundreds of visitors to a family fun day on Friday, April 7, to celebrate the Easter holidays.

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Thursday, 13 April 2017

Kids’ mouthwash recalled over contamination fears

A range of children’s mouthwash has been recalled due to potential contamination of the product.

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WARNING: Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Hackers can steal PINs and passwords simply from the way we tilt smartphones when typing in information, say security experts.

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WATCH: Relic hunter wants to reunite families of 14,000 Second World War heroes with dog tags

A relic hunter has launched an extraordinary appeal to reunite the families of over 14,000 Second World War heroes with their dog tags - after he found them buried in a field.

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VIDEO: Animals at Woburn Safari Park receive an early visit from the Easter Bunny

In the run up to the Easter holidays, the keepers at Woburn Safari Park have been treating African lions, Barbary macaques, lemurs and adorable Squirrel monkeys to some of their favourite foods in the form of egg-shaped enrichment treats.

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Inadequate: Full report slams Beds Police

Under-fire police bosses have been handed no reprieve after the release of the full report which branded the force ‘inadequate’.

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‘Please come home, we miss you’

The family of a missing Biggleswade man say they are desperate for him to get in touch.

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Flame doorman bitten and punched in suspected racist attack

A LGBT nightclub doorman was abused, bitten and punched in a suspected racist attack in Luton at the weekend.

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Deer found hacked to pieces in Luton

A man made a grisly discovery in a Luton park last week after finding a bag containing the dismembered body parts of a deer.

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Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Emily wins through to the Young Chef Regional Finals

A classic Victoria sponge with vanilla butter cream and strawberry coulis won a Houghton Regis Academy student the coveted Best Dish of the Day award at the Rotary Young Chef Regional Final in Ipswich.

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Man cleared over single blow death in Luton

A man who knocked another man to the ground in a Luton street with a single blow was cleared of his manslaughter on Monday.

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Wardown House reopens after £3.5m “magnificent” revamp

There was jubilation on Saturday as Wardown Park Museum was officially reopened by mayor of Luton Tahir Khan following a “magnificent” £3.5m transformation.

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Online Thorntons Easter eggs arrive as melted mess

Chocolate giant Thorntons has come under fire after Easter eggs ordered by online customers were delivered as a melted mess.

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Not fly-tipping this time, it’s ‘improvement’!

A Luton resident was left dismayed when he spotted what he thought was garden waste flytipped on a public pathway.

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Luton Girls Choir reunite for re-opening of Wardown House

It’s been many a long year since Luton Girls Choir last sang together but they reunited recently for a very special occasion – to celebrate the VIP re-opening of Wardown House, Museum and Gallery by Luton mayor Cllr Tahir Khan.

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Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Foxdell pupils celebrate Holi festival

Foxdell Infant school hosted a Holi festival on Friday, March 17, to celebrate the Indian Festival of Colours.

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Proud as punch to welcome Her Majesty to town

Dunstable celebrated a historic day, as Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh visited the town, leaving memories to treasure for a lifetime.

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Community group protests rent increase

The Ashcroft and Ramridge Tenants and Residents Association is asking for the public to back their petition and Save ARC Community Services, after Luton Borough Council increased their rents for the buildings they use.

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Local Plan changes would back up Hatters’ rejection of stadium near M1

Lutonians are being invited to comment on the proposed main modifications to the Luton Local Plan 2011-2031, which includes ruling out a Hatters stadium near Stockwood Park.

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Groups win grants to get out on the road

Two community groups in Bedfordshire have been awarded funding to buy new minibuses to help keep people on the move.

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Monday, 10 April 2017

Red Nose Day blooms among Luton removals staff

Customers were seeing red at Stephens Removals in Wingate Road when staff enthusiastically entered into the spirit of fundraising for Red Nose Day.

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Dunstable ‘proud as punch’ to welcome The Queen tomorrow

Excitement is brewing ahead of The Queen’s visit to Dunstable tomorrow.

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Lilley Flower Festival set to dazzle once again

Lilley’s famous Flower Festival will take place as usual over May Bank holiday weekend.

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Shakespeare date for Luton Mayor

Luton mayor Cllr Tahir Khan will be guest of honour at a Luton Poetry Society event celebrating the birth of the Bard, William Shakespeare.

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Give blood during Easter holidays

Children who depend on life-saving blood transfusions are encouraging people to give blood during the Easter holidays to ensure NHS Blood and Transplant has enough to meet demand.

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Luton lads on track for new career with Thameslink

Two young people from Luton are part of a quintet offered jobs with Thameslink after graduating from a scheme the rail company runs with the Prince of Wales’ charity, The Prince’s Trust.

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How contactless payments could land drive-thru users with a £200 bill

Drivers could be fined up to £200 for using contactless payment via their mobile phone while at the wheel, a police force has warned.

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Easter bonnets rekindle memories at Luton’s dementia cafe

Easter came early at Luton’s Young@Heart dementia cafe where seasonal bonnets, eggs and cards helped rekindle memories of the past.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn praises LTFC’s living wage

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visited Luton Town Football Club this morning as he announced his party’s plans for a £10 hourly minimum wage.

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Spring Open Day at Luton Hoo Estate Walled Garden

It’s all change at Luton Hoo Estate Walled Garden as they throw open their gates for the first time this year on Saturday, April 22.

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Sunday, 9 April 2017

Average commuter spends £48K in their career - just to get to work

The average British commuter will spend over £48,000 across their working lifetime - just to get to the office.

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“Looks are all that matter when women choose a man” say scientists

Beauty really is only skin deep - when women are looking for a man, say scientists.

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Women who binge drink before becoming pregnant ‘more likely’ to have diabetic babies

Women who binge drink BEFORE they become pregnant can still harm their babies, warns new research.

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Driver charged with GBH after pedestrian is seriously injured

A Luton man has been charged in connection with a collision in Dunstable which has left a pedestrian in a serious condition.

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Saturday, 8 April 2017

Half of parents resorting to unhealthy food to get children to eat

Data published in February by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Medicine has revealed that a startling 22 per cent of reception-age children are now overweight or obese.

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Dog law change one year on: 450,000 pets still not chipped

Vets have welcomed the news that almost 710,000 dogs have been microchipped in the last 12 months, following the introduction of the new dog microchipping law.

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Xbox chargers recalled due to safety fears

A range of chargers for XBOX One video console controllers have been recalled by the manufacturer due to their potential to overheat.

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Friday, 7 April 2017

School’s play a roaring success

Children at a Dunstable primary school have been in the spotlight with a spectacular production of Disney’s classic stage hit The Lion King.

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Appeal after Red Kite found shot in Bedfordshire wood

A Red Kite has been shot dead near Toddington.

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New CCTV gets go ahead

Central Bedfordshire Council’s Executive has approved plans to invest in a new CCTV system.

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Thursday, 6 April 2017

Crash on Crawley Green Hill

A car crashed into two parked vehicles on Crawley Green Hill this morning (April 6), leaving the road blocked.

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Thanks from hitchhiking cop

Beds police officers have sent a big thank you to the member of the public who helped them catch a man in Biggleswade last week.

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Football hooligan from Hockliffe banned for five years

A football hooligan from Hockliffe has been banned from attending matches for the next five years.

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Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Frustration as 101 calls to Beds Police go unanswered

A man has vented his frustrations after four calls to the non-emergency police 101 number went unanswered.

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Opening up the River Lea in Luton?

Affinity Water has announced new works to improve the environment of the River Lea in Luton.

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Luton teacher struck off after relationship with teenager

A teacher at a Luton school has been struck off after having an inappropriate relationship with a “vulnerable” girl under 16 – that lasted over two years.

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Fly-tipping ‘feeds negative image of Luton’

A Luton mother is disgusted by fly-tipping in Newark Road, as “children avoid broken glass on the walk to school”.

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Is ‘I Daniel Blake’ close to Luton reality?

As Luton residents fought back their tears at a recent Hat Factory film screening of ‘I, Daniel Blake’, a food bank worker shares its parallels with reality.

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Council give the green light for new flats

Plans to convert The George in Silsoe into apartments has been approved by Central Bedfordshire Council, despite the Silsoe Community Society’s protests against the plans.

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Luton Community Housing residents strut their stuff on catwalk

There’s nothing like being sponsored on a course at Fashion Show Live Academy to boost self esteem, as two young women from Luton Community Housing – which put them forward for the programme – will testify.

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Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Celebrating the women of Ireland

Significant women in Irish history were remembered at an event at Putteridge Bury – part of the Heritage Lottery-funded Ireland 1916: Luton 2016 project.
The all-women line-up shared stories and experiences and hopes for the future.

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Sundon to get community centre

Sundon is to get a new multi-purpose community centre.

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Youthscape gets about in Vauxhall Zafira

They’ve been to Cornwall to educate 300 teenagers on the dangers of sexting and up to Scotland to train 500 youth workers on how to support disadvantaged young people.

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Culture Storm at Luton’s Hat Factory is a positive triumph

Culture Storm at Luton’s Hat Factory celebrated the town’s industrial and diverse heritage with a dazzling display of media, dance and the spoken word.

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Police investigate after a man was shot with a ‘pellet gun’ in Sundon Park

Police are investigating a shooting in Sundon Park, Luton after a man was shot in the leg.

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Race of a lifetime for fundraising Beech Hill Scout leader

A Scout leader from Beech Hill ISB group is in training for the race of a lifetime.

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One Friday -a stunning outdoor exhibition put together by Stopsley churches and schools

One Friday is the name of a stunning outdoor community exhibition that has been put together by a collection of Stopsley and Ashcroft churches and schools.

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Colleges look to merge after area review

Barnfield College is considering a merger with Central Bedfordshire College.

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Sports legends don black tie for Age Concern Luton

Sports legends from Luton and beyond flocked to five star Luton Hoo on Friday for a gala evening in aid of Age Concern Luton.

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A couple from Luton cook up a storm on Come Dine With Me

A Luton couple cooked up a storm on Channel 4’s Come Dine With Me when they added an international twist to their menu.

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120 extra middle school places in Barton-le-Clay

Plans to create 120 extra places at a middle school in Barton-le-Clay have been approved by Central Bedfordshire Council.

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Substantial donation for Autism Bedfordshire

A match-funded cheque for £10,000 was presented to Autism Bedfordshire by Basepoint Business Centres, Luton, which is owned by the ACT Foundation, a leading UK grant-making charity.

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Monday, 3 April 2017

It’s time to get pretty muddy!

Dunstable women are being encouraged to step into Spring by signing up now to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life 2017.

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Police investigate after a child was shot in Farley Hill

Police are investigating after a 12-year-old boy was shot, with what is believed to be a pellet gun, in Farley Hill on Wednesday, March 29.

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Police appeal after Dunstable schoolgirl goes missing

Police searching for a missing girl from Dunstable are appealing for the public’s help.

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Dunstable town centre manager Clare Brett on the town’s new splash park

Introducing Bennett’s Splash and Splashside CafĂ©.

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Sunday, 2 April 2017

Imminent UK cuts to mothers’ tax credits are an assault on women’s human rights

When the new UK tax year begins on April 6, stand by for a severe attack on women’s welfare.

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Marks and Spencer recall soup due to possible contamination

Marks and Spencer is recalling a popular soup as a precautionary measure over fears of contamination.

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Older mums are better mums says new study

Older women make better mums with their children displaying fewer behavioural, social and emotional difficulties, a new study reveals.

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Saturday, 1 April 2017

Contestants wanted for long lost family TV show

Whether it’s divorce or distance keeping you apart, this new show wants to help you unearth those family secrets and reconnect long, lost families.

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Primark has responded to #chipgate in the best way possible

Social media went mad earlier this month after customers desperate to get their hands on the latest must-have product were disappointed when Primark sold out.

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Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

NHS England is to launch a consultation next month which could see GPs stop prescribing medicines which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost.

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