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Will there be another rail strike this month?

01 July 2022
Will there be another rail strike this month?

Will there be another rail strike this month?

01 July 2022

With the RMT union now threatening further strike action we look at when another strike would be permitted and at who else is walking out this year.


When is Flying Ant Day 2022?

01 July 2022
When is Flying Ant Day 2022?

When is Flying Ant Day 2022?

01 July 2022

Every year thousands of flying ants take to the skies in giant swarms but when is Flying Ant Day and what should you do when the critters arrive?


22-point action plan revealed to help airport passengers avoid summer chaos

30 June 2022
22-point action plan revealed to help airport passengers avoid summer chaos

22-point action plan revealed to help airport passengers avoid summer chaos

30 June 2022

As flight cancellations and holiday disruption continues, a plan has been unveiled to help get people's summer plans back on track.


Government offering up to £2,000 per child to help with childcare costs ahead of summer holidays

29 June 2022
Government offering up to £2,000 per child to help with childcare costs ahead of summer holidays

Government offering up to £2,000 per child to help with childcare costs ahead of summer holidays

29 June 2022

Working parents can find the six-week school holiday a costly struggle but there's extra help out there, says HMRC, and here's what's available.


The bowel cancer signs Deborah James didn't want people to miss

29 June 2022
The bowel cancer signs Deborah James didn't want people to miss

The bowel cancer signs Deborah James didn't want people to miss

29 June 2022

Supermarkets have pledged to put the signs of bowel cancer on toilet roll packets as tributes pour in for campaigner Dame Deborah James.


Plans to cap private parking fines on hold

28 June 2022
Plans to cap private parking fines on hold

Plans to cap private parking fines on hold

28 June 2022

Plans to curb the amount private parking firms can charge drivers in fines have been temporarily withdrawn.


Fixing broken goods may cost less than 'worthless warranties' suggests report

28 June 2022
Fixing broken goods may cost less than 'worthless warranties' suggests report

Fixing broken goods may cost less than 'worthless warranties' suggests report

28 June 2022

Households keen to save money should consider cancelling extended warranties on appliances and instead pay for the repairs themselves, says Which?


Energy exit fees now 10 times higher in further hike to bills

28 June 2022
Energy exit fees now 10 times higher in further hike to bills

Energy exit fees now 10 times higher in further hike to bills

28 June 2022

Customers face further hikes to energy bills with exit fees for leaving fixed-rate deals now up to 10 times higher than they were in 2021.


What is polio virus and when should you be vaccinated against it?

23 June 2022
What is polio virus and when should you be vaccinated against it?

What is polio virus and when should you be vaccinated against it?

23 June 2022

Parents are being told to check immunisations are up-to-date after sewage samples detected polio virus but what is the infection and who is at risk?

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Bank of England warning over £20 and £50 notes

23 June 2022
Bank of England warning over £20 and £50 notes

Bank of England warning over £20 and £50 notes

23 June 2022

The Bank of England has issued a warning to households still using paper £20 and £50 notes which will be axed in 100 days.


Warning to dog owners over highly toxic blue-green algae

21 June 2022
Warning to dog owners over highly toxic blue-green algae

Warning to dog owners over highly toxic blue-green algae

21 June 2022

Dog owners are being told to keep their pets on leads around freshwater as the recent hot weather may increase the growth of toxic blue-green algae.


Weather is heating up for the longest day of the year

20 June 2022
Weather is heating up for the longest day of the year

Weather is heating up for the longest day of the year

20 June 2022

Tuesday marks this year's Summer Solstice but what does the weather forecast look like for the longest day of the year?


RSPCA fears for pet health as cash-strapped owners cut back

20 June 2022
RSPCA fears for pet health as cash-strapped owners cut back

RSPCA fears for pet health as cash-strapped owners cut back

20 June 2022

Animal charities say owners are cutting back on medical bills and pet food as the cost of living crisis squeezes budgets.


Five sun creams fail Which? tests as heatwave takes hold

17 June 2022
Five sun creams fail Which? tests as heatwave takes hold

Five sun creams fail Which? tests as heatwave takes hold

17 June 2022

Which? sun cream tests see high street products outperform some more expensive mineral-based brands, prompting a warning from the consumer group.


Millions to get first cost of living payment next month

16 June 2022
Millions to get first cost of living payment next month

Millions to get first cost of living payment next month

16 June 2022

The first of the government's cost of living support payments will begin dropping into people's accounts in July but who will get the money and when?


Country braces itself for searing 34C heat

16 June 2022
Country braces itself for searing 34C heat

Country braces itself for searing 34C heat

16 June 2022

Temperatures could hit 34C by Friday, the Met Office is warning, which has prompted public health officials to raise the heat-health alert level.


How to keep your pets safe in the sun

15 June 2022
How to keep your pets safe in the sun

How to keep your pets safe in the sun

15 June 2022

Heat exhaustion can pose a real danger to pets, so here's the RSPCA's top tips for keeping animals cool and comfortable during the hot weather.


Prisoners face drinking bans and alcohol tags on leaving jail

15 June 2022
Prisoners face drinking bans and alcohol tags on leaving jail

Prisoners face drinking bans and alcohol tags on leaving jail

15 June 2022

People leaving prison could be given alcohol bans and sobriety tags under new plans to cut reoffending rates and drink-fuelled crime.


7 charity shop bargain-hunting tips you should follow to save money

15 June 2022
7 charity shop bargain-hunting tips you should follow to save money

7 charity shop bargain-hunting tips you should follow to save money

15 June 2022

With eBay's coupling with Love Island putting secondhand outfits in the spotlight, here's 7 tips to follow when attempting to bag a bargain.


Are you one of 770,000 people eligible for an extra £3,300 a year?

15 June 2022
Are you one of 770,000 people eligible for an extra £3,300 a year?

Are you one of 770,000 people eligible for an extra £3,300 a year?

15 June 2022

More than 770,000 people are missing out on more than £1.7 billion in unclaimed pension credits - are you one of them?


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