Covid-19 ENVIRONMENT Environment

How to make your Christmas wrapping paper more sustainable

Wrapping gifts, which originated in ancient China, has become a global tradition. In fact, gifting a present without wrapping it can be considered rude. With COP-26 it’s our responsibility to begin questioning whether these long-standing traditions are harming our planet.  When gifting season rolls up the vast majority of wrapping paper can’t be recycled since […]

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“There were so many, I wish I could’ve taken them all”- The reality of hundreds of pets being abandoned this Christmas

The RSPCA expect a huge rise of abandoned pets this Christmas as shelters fill up over the holidays. Amy Owen investigates. Willow is full of life. She is a young Staffy-cross with a lot of love and energy to give. But this hasn’t always been the case. Just a few months ago Willow was left […]

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Love Island’s Frankie Foster confirmed to turn on Cheltenham’s Christmas lights

After becoming a heartthrob and stealing the nation’s attention on ITV2’s most viewed show. Love Island’s Frankie Foster is set to turn on Cheltenham’s Christmas lights to bring the much needed festive cheer this cold winter. The University of Gloucestershire alumnus, has been confirmed as the celebrity switching on the Regent Arcade Christmas Lights this […]

NEWS

Is it nearly Christmas yet?

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening? I certainly am. From midnight on the 1st November, I’m up in the attic finding all the Christmas decorations and slowly feeding the idea of Christmas to my family. And by slowly feeding them I mean shoving Christmas down their throats whilst singing the entirety of the Michael Bublé […]