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Cost of heating the average home could double

That's according to the fuel poverty charity National Energy Action An increase to the energy price cap in April could see the cost of heating the average home doubling since last April, a charity has warned. Fuel poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA) warned that average domestic dual fuel energy bills, which have already soared by more than £230 per customer compared with last winter, could increase by a further […]

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NHS App is most downloaded free iPhone app this year

It finished ahead of WhatsApp, TikTok, Instagram and YouTube The official NHS App used to show a person’s vaccination status and Covid Pass has been revealed as this year’s most downloaded free app by UK iPhone users. The NHS App finished ahead of WhatsApp, TikTok, Instagram and YouTube in Apple’s end of year App Store Awards. Microsoft Teams – which came to prominence during the pandemic as millions shifted to […]

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Threat of industrial action by nurses over pay has increased

That's according to the Royal College of Nursing The threat of industrial action by nurses over pay has increased, amid a warning that they feel “ undervalued”. Members of the Royal College of Nursing said in a ballot that they would be prepared to back action. Another ballot would have to be held before any action is taken. The RCN said that in England, 23% of eligible members took part […]

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Ellie Goulding narrates short film highlighting homelessness at Christmas

The 60-second film has been released by the charity Crisis Celebrities including Ellie Goulding, Chris Martin and Dame Emma Thompson have lent their voices to a short film highlighting the impact of homelessness at Christmas. The 60-second film from the charity Crisis changes the lyrics of The Twelve Days of Christmas to describe the experience of people forced to leave their homes during the festive period. It follows six characters’ […]

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Kelloggs trials Corn Flakes paper liner to make packaging fully recyclable

The trial starts in the New Year Kellogg’s is trialling fully recyclable packaging for its boxes of Corn Flakes, with the replacement of the plastic liner for paper. The food giant has said it would prefer plastic liners to be accepted in kerbside recycling but the trial of the paper alternative in a small number of Tesco stores from January “ensures we have an alternative”. While the outer card packaging […]

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Bridgerton star Phoebe Dynevor and Stephen Fry to narrate Sleeping Beauty

The project is in collaboration with the London Symphony Orchestra Bridgerton star Phoebe Dynevor and broadcaster Stephen Fry will narrate Sleeping Beauty in collaboration with the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO). Marty Ross’s adaptation of the beloved fairy tale will be reimagined as an audible drama with 1917 star Adam Hugill and Rochenda Sandall from Line Of Duty also joining the cast. The musical performance of Sleeping Beauty, released exclusively on […]

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UK manufacturers speed up growth for second month running

That's according to the Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index Growth in the UK’s manufacturing sector has sped up for the second month in a row despite squeezed supply chains, new data has shown. A survey of manufacturers found they revved up their output for the 18th month running in November. However, while the sector has been growing for months, the rate of expansion has been weighed down recently. It was only […]

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House prices up by 10 annually in November

That's according to data from the Nationwide Annual house price growth hit 10% in November, according to an index. The increase marked an acceleration from 9.9% growth in October, Nationwide Building Society said. Prices rose by 0.9% month on month, taking the average UK property value to £252,687. Robert Gardner, Nationwide’s chief economist, said: “House prices are now almost 15% above the level prevailing in March last year when the […]

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Irreplaceable trees among thousands lost in Storm Arwen

That's according to the National Trust Gale force winds as Storm Arwen hit the UK brought down thousands of trees, including “irreplaceable” specimens, the National Trust has said. The conservation charity said the full extent of the damage caused by the storm was still being assessed, but restoration was likely to cost at least £3 million. More than 50 trees were uprooted at the Trust’s Bodnant Garden in North Wales, […]

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