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An Alternative Guide to Bonfire Night for London Residents

Remember, remember, Bonfire Night celebrations don’t always have to go off with a bang. There are lots of ways to have fun on the 5th of November without letting off noisy fireworks (which can cause distress to small children, pets* and wildlife).  Here are five ways to have a quieter Bonfire Night this year.  Marshmallow fun  Nothing takes the chill off the November night air quite like toasted...

Fun Activities to Do in London in Autumn 

With the days getting cooler and the leaves turning red and yellow, it’s time to embrace the change in season with these fun autumn activities.  Go bonkers for conkers  What better way to introduce children to the joys of nature than by going on a conker hunt?  Put on your wellies and go in search of horse chestnut trees in your local park or woods. Around the base, you should find lots of...

How to Become an Ace Bargain Hunter during Second-Hand September

Looking for a way to save cash, be kind to the environment and help a good cause? Then roll up your sleeves and go hunting for a second-hand bargain.  As this month is Second-Hand September*, now’s the time to up your game when shopping for ‘pre-loved’ clothes, shoes, furniture and toys.  And to help you do so, we’ve prepared some tips on sniffing out the best charity shop bargains. ...

Support Your Local Charity

The month of December is filled with fun, festivities and food for most of us, yet for many others it is cold and lonely. And in the current cost of living crisis, it can feel more overwhelming than ever.  Charitable donations in the winter months are essential. By making a small contribution, you could make a huge difference to individuals and families facing an otherwise bleak winter. In this...

Fun And Free Things To Do In London This Winter

Having fun is important, no matter how old you are. But how can you enjoy yourself without breaking the bank?  Now the cold weather has set in, we’re all stuck at home after a blazing hot summer of being out and about. And if you’ve got kids, you’ll know the importance of keeping them busy and tiring them out.  In this two-minute read, we look at how you can beat the boredom without spending...

Keep Pets Safe In London On Guy Fawkes Night

Remember, remember the 5th of November… when the sky lights up, the bangs and booms of fireworks disturb your TV time, and your poor pets are driven to distraction by noise and flashing lights. Yes folks, it’s Bonfire Night and whilst we all enjoy oohing and ahhing at pretty fireworks, spare a thought for pet owners who have to work extra hard to keep their little (or large) loves...

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