A spate of recent studies have revealed that millions of British households are not only cutting back on their energy usage to combat the impact of the economic slowdown, but also in order to do their bit for the environment.Now, it appears that conscientious consumers will be further rewarded for their environmental c...11:55 Fri 09th Jul 2010
Amazon.co.uk WidgetsPlanet Earth is probably the most spectacular wildlife series made by the BBC. The series is narrated by Sir David Attenborough who brings to the show his obvious passion for the subject matter which draws in the viewer and makes it difficult to stop watching all ten hours in one sitting.The visua...11:37 Wed 30th Jun 2010
Amazon.co.uk WidgetsAlvin And The Chipmunks is a family fun movie. Based on the 1950’s animated series created by Ross Bagdasarian. There are now two Hollywood films starring Jason Lee, David Cross with the voices of Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler and Jesse McCartney as the chipmunks.For anyone that has young chi...15:25 Wed 23rd Jun 2010
The London Wetland Centre is a wetland reserve managed by the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) in the Barnes area of London. The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a leading conservation organisation saving wetlands for wildlife and people across the world. WWT is the only UK charity with a national network of spe...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, usually referred to simply as Kew Gardens, are 121 hectares of gardens and botanical glasshouses between Richmond and Kew in southwest London. Kew’s mission is to inspire and deliver science-based plant conservation worldwide, enhancing the quality of life. The Gardens are now a Wo...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010
ZSL London Zoo houses a wonderful range of reptiles, fish, invertebrates, birds and mammals. It is home to huge numbers of animals with more than 16,000 individual animals at London and over 720 species it is one of the world’s largest collections. London Zoo is the world oldest scientific zoo.
It was opened in ...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010
The Natural History Museum is a must see sight for any visitor to London. With more than 70 million specimens, ranging from microscopic slides to mammoth skeletons, the Museum is home to the largest and most important natural history collection in the world.
The Natural History Museum first opened its doors to the pub...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010
Churchill Insurance is almost as well known for the nodding dog as for good value insurance, they have certainly done a good job on their marketing strategy. They have a wide range of insurance products including car, home, travel, pet, breakdown, van, motorcycle and private health.
The company was launched in 1989 as...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010
Comparethemeerkat is a spoof website created by Comparethemarket as part of their marketing strategy. The website is cleverly authentic and actually allows you to compare different meerkats. Each meerkat has three attributes: size, hobby and location. Using very professional looking drop down boxes, meerkats can be sel...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010
Comparethemarket is an insurance and finance comparison site designed for everyone who has better things to do with their time than repeatedly entering the same details over and over again when they're looking for insurance. Comparethemarket brings together search results from all over the web into one place to make yo...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010
The sight of a broad swath of bobbing yellow flowers inspired Wordsworth to pen his famous poem. For many of us seeing daffodils at the sides of roads or in gardens is a sign that spring is on the way. The days are getting lighter and warmer and the weather is getting better. However, this year that has not been the ca...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010
Many of us are feeling the pinch during the current financial crisis. Along with other cost cutting measures, it seems, we are also looking to the energy use in our own homes to reduce the cost of outgoings.
On a more positive note, the research found homeowners to be far more proactive when it comes to taking steps t...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010
Being ill isn’t something we plan for, but we have to be prepared for the unexpected. Even "man’s best friend" gets ill, and they are unable to do anything about it so the task falls upon us - and it isn’t a cheap task. By insuring your pet’s health you are guaranteed to be able to aff...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010
A greater amount of people are looking for a caravan holiday, according to research from a vacation firm. A leading holiday park firm has reported a 30 per cent rise in the number of Britons making bookings.
It added that it invested more than £40 million in caravan sites in order "to meet and exceed guest ...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010
Travel insurance customers looking for a good-value holiday will find Iceland is more affordable than ever before, according to Lonely Planet. An editor at the popular travel guide said British holidaymakers heading to the country will get a good exchange rate for Icelandic krona.
"That means that everything from...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010
Animal owners are often unaware that there are three different types of pet insurance available, it has been claimed.
A veterinary practitioner has said there is a lot of confusion surrounding the cover available. He stated: "Ringing around isn't always the best way to find the cheapest policy and clients very of...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010
Out of all the things that will have suffered thanks to the recession, pets may have been quite far down on most people's lists.
However, it seems that as people have cut back and trimmed their budget to cope with the economic downturn, many pet owners have decided to pack in their pet insurance, leaving their pooches...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010
Many of us simply want two weeks on the beach but some would like more interest on their annual holiday. Many travel companies are now looking at incorporating wildlife into their packages. One of the most popular is a bird watching holiday; although the UK has some amazing and varied birdlife some of us want to see mo...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010
Many couples seek a luxurious holiday away from the stresses and strains of everyday life. A bit of sun, sea and sand would not go amiss either. It seems that the perfect destination could be the Seychelles.
These are an archipelago of islands in the Indian Ocean off the East coast of Africa. There are a total of 115 ...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010
Tenerife is known as an extremely popular destination for those of us looking for some sun. It is undoubtedly a warm place to visit being one of the Spanish owned Canary Islands off the coast of Africa. However, it has much more to offer than beautiful beaches.
The Island’s landscape is varied with beautiful bea...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010