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Free insulation scheme will save homes £200 on energy bills

22 February 2022
Free insulation scheme will save homes £200 on energy bills

Homes will be helped to save up to £200 on their energy bills under a new government grant offering free insulation to help energy efficiency.

Drivers fear being priced out of town by parking fees

21 February 2022
Drivers fear being priced out of town by parking fees

Motorists face being driven out of town centres by parking fees warns the AA, which says councils hiking costs to balance books will damage trade.

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Spain changes travel rules as children's Covid pass goes digital

11 February 2022
Spain changes travel rules as children's Covid pass goes digital

Children can now prove their vaccination status with a digital Covid pass while Spain is relaxing the entry rules for unvaccinated UK children.

350 children caught driving reveals DVLA

10 February 2022
350 children caught driving reveals DVLA

The number of uninsured provisional drivers rose in 2020 while more than 300 of those caught weren't old enough to have a licence at all.

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Last chance to nominate carriers for Queen's Baton Relay

10 February 2022
Last chance to nominate carriers for Queen's Baton Relay

Thousands turned out to see the Olympic flame be carried through Kent in 2012 and now it's the turn of Commonwealth Games batonbearers.

Bogus e-scooter sales see shoppers scammed for thousands

09 February 2022
Bogus e-scooter sales see shoppers scammed for thousands

People attempting to buy e-scooters online are being conned out of thousands of pounds in bogus selling scams, says Action Fraud.

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Energy drinks as dangerous as cigarettes for teens, warns Kent doctor

08 February 2022
Energy drinks as dangerous as cigarettes for teens, warns Kent doctor

Up to one in three UK children regularly consume energy drinks, says a new study, prompting a warning from one Kent doctor about the risks.

Could your family photo hang in the National Portrait Gallery?

08 February 2022
Could your family photo hang in the National Portrait Gallery?

Images of monarchs and world leaders are hung at the National Portrait Gallery but now curators want people's family snaps to take centre stage too.

Fifa or Fortnite? Parents advised to join children's online games

08 February 2022
Fifa or Fortnite? Parents advised to join children's online games

Parents should play the same online games their children love, says a charity, in order to have better conversations with them about internet safety.

Revision help for GCSE and A-level students

07 February 2022
Revision help for GCSE and A-level students

Students taking GCSE and A Level exams this summer will get more information from today about what to expect from this year's tests.

A new 50p coin enters circulation today and here's how to get one

07 February 2022
A new 50p coin enters circulation today and here's how to get one

A new 50p coin to mark The Queen's Platinum Jubilee will be put into circulation today and here's how you can get yours.

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Councils to get powers from June to fine drivers for traffic offences

07 February 2022
Councils to get powers from June to fine drivers for traffic offences

Drivers could be hit with fines of up to £70 for traffic offences when councils are given powers which are currently in the hands of police.

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How to save £200 on your TV and broadband according to Which?

04 February 2022
How to save £200 on your TV and broadband according to Which?

With household bills rising a new Which? report suggests broadband and TV customers can save up to £200 and here's how:

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5 ways to instantly save money on your energy bills

03 February 2022
5 ways to instantly save money on your energy bills

From taking televisions off standby to shorter showers - here are five ways you can make instant savings on your energy bills.

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Supermarket to use face-scanning cameras to check customers' ages

03 February 2022
Supermarket to use face-scanning cameras to check customers' ages

Face-scanning cameras, which will verify the ages of shoppers wanting to buy alcohol, are to be trialled by one of the UK's biggest supermarkets.

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Expelliarmus! Muggles welcome as Harry Potter fans prepare to cast their spell

03 February 2022
Expelliarmus! Muggles welcome as Harry Potter fans prepare to cast their spell

Witches, wizards and muggles are getting ready to wave their wands at one of the biggest events tonight worldwide for Harry Potter fans.

£200 fine for breaking new phone laws from next month

02 February 2022
£200 fine for breaking new phone laws from next month

New mobile phone laws are coming into force next month with big penalties for drivers caught not following the more stringent rules.

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Measles warning for children as MMR jab rate hits 10-year low

01 February 2022
Measles warning for children as MMR jab rate hits 10-year low

The number of children receiving two MMR doses before starting school is at a record low prompting a warning to parents about the dangers of measles.

Royal Mail unveils new digital stamps

01 February 2022
Royal Mail unveils new digital stamps

Everyday stamps have been given a makeover and will now include unique digital barcodes as old designs are set to be phased out.

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How to swap a £2 Lotto ticket for a cheap half term outing

01 February 2022
How to swap a £2 Lotto ticket for a cheap half term outing

The National Lottery Days Out scheme is back and is offering discounted days out just in time for February's half term.

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