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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 wanted people not to miss

29 June 2022
The bowel cancer signs Deborah James wanted people not to miss

The bowel cancer signs Deborah James wanted people not 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.


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?


Plans to cap private parking fines on hold

27 June 2022
Plans to cap private parking fines on hold

Plans to cap private parking fines on hold

27 June 2022

Plans to curb the amount private parking firms can charge drivers in fines have been temporarily withdrawn.


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

27 June 2022
Energy exit fees now ten times higher in further hike to bills

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

27 June 2022

Customers face further hikes to energy bills with exit fees for leaving fixed-rate deals now up to ten 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?


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?


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.

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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?


Strawberry Supermoon set to delight skygazers and here's when to see it

14 June 2022
Strawberry Supermoon set to delight skygazers and here's when to see it

Strawberry Supermoon set to delight skygazers and here's when to see it

14 June 2022

Stargazers are gearing up to capture June's Stawberry Supermoon and here's how and when you can see it from today.


Free beer scam spreading like 'wildfire' through Whatsapp

14 June 2022
Free beer scam spreading like 'wildfire' through Whatsapp

Free beer scam spreading like 'wildfire' through Whatsapp

14 June 2022

Whatsapp users are being warned not to interact with a scam message offering free coolers of Heineken beer for Father's Day.


Hottest day of the year expected this week

13 June 2022
Hottest day of the year expected this week

Hottest day of the year expected this week

13 June 2022

Hot, sunny weather could push the mercury into the 30s this week, says the Met Office, leading to some of the hottest days of the year.


11 ways to save fuel as the AA demands a 10p tax cut

10 June 2022
11 ways to save fuel as the AA demands a 10p tax cut

11 ways to save fuel as the AA demands a 10p tax cut

10 June 2022

As the AA calls for a 10p cut in fuel duty we look at other ways drivers can conserve what's in their tank to reduce petrol and diesel bills.


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