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  Are you doing anything fun to raise money for Children in Need this year? Let us know in the comments. Bake Off/Cake Sale Whether you decide to have a competition for star baker, or simply bake up a batch of delicious cakes and sell them for 50p a pop, you’re doing a good deed whilst you stuff your face with treats, and who can argue with that? Fancy Dress Day This is a great way of raising money that people will really get on board with, whether it’s in the office or at school. Have everyone pay a pound...

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  We all know the struggle; it’s cold, but October’s way too early to be putting the heating on. You’re wearing a million jumpers, fluffy socks, a blanket and you’re clutching onto your favourite hot water bottle for dear life, but there’s still a niggling chill in the air. And cold feet in bed is not OK. Electric pads, blankets and mattress covers were once seen as a danger in the home, however nowadays they’re made with much safer technology, making them a great option for those cold Autumn nights. But which electric heating product is right for you?  Benefits...

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  Veganism has been around for decades since its conception in 1944, however has become more and more popular in recent years. With the general public becoming more aware of where their food is coming from and the impact we’re all having on the environment in general, a plant-based diet can be seen as a more sustainable option moving forward. If you’re thinking about becoming vegan but aren’t sure what the real benefits are, we’ve compiled a handy list here to help you make up your mind. 1. Vegans are happier in generalResearch suggests that vegans may be happier than...

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Fight Against Plastic, Health & Wellbeing -

You won’t have escaped one of the biggest issues of our time – Plastic. Single-use plastics are the focus of a global crisis damaging our environment. Globally we are now producing nearly 300 million tons of plastic every year, half of which is for single use. More than 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into our oceans every year. Plastic debris injures and kills fish, seabirds and marine mammals. Marine plastic pollution has impacted at least 267 species worldwide, including 86% of all sea turtle species, 44% of all seabird species and 43% of all marine mammal species. The...

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Health & Wellbeing, Recipes & Ideas -

Wildlife wonders If looking out for nature is something close to your heart, there are several ways you can provide mother nature with a helping hand. Build a “Bee Hotel”: Unlike the familiar bumblebee, mason bees are solitary. After hatching in spring, the female spends most of her life searching for hollow stems in which to lay her eggs. If you can provide something suitable out of wood with lots of holes and gaps, she’ll come to you to make her home. Make a log shelter: Dead wood is full of living things – rotting wood is both home and...

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