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January 10, 2018 12:22 PM Coconut controversy: Shoppers query use of plastic wrapping

The sight of hard-shelled coconuts wrapped in a plastic-style film has left shoppers scratching their heads. For some, it is another example of pointless packaging, which is adding to the piles of plastic waste. The boss of Sainsbury's, one of the supermarkets selling the £3 ready-to-drink coconuts, agreed in a BBC interview that it seemed "daft" 8

January 9, 2018 11:15 AM This Company Is Giving Away Boxes Of Sanitary Towels

Charity Plan International UK reports that 1 in 10 women aged 14 to 21 in the UK struggle to afford sanitary products, so what can we do about it? Granted, there’s no simple solution, but Scottish-based company Hey Girls are going the right way about making a difference. Founded by single mother Celia Hodson and her two daughters, the brand Hey Girls 10

January 6, 2018 4:02 PM Revealed: The giveaway sign that your Cadbury’s Creme Egg is a rare white one that could be worth up to £2,000 without unwrapping it

Eagle-eyed chocolate fans have discovered a sneaky way to find out if they've got a special edition white chocolate Creme Egg, without even taking off the wrapper. The limited edition goodies were revealed by Cadbury's last week with 350 to 400 white chocolate eggs hidden in normal Creme Egg wrappers. Lucky buyers could be in with a chance of winning 5

December 28, 2017 6:00 AM York's poppy appeal set to reach £180,000

THE total amount raised in the York area for this year's York Poppy Appeal is expected to top £180,000, which would be beat last year's record sum. The funds were raised in just two weeks from the sale of poppies and other poppy products by local volunteers, and by donations. John Stamp, a York Poppy Appeal assistant organiser, said that donations counted 6

December 25, 2017 10:19 AM Sound advice for firework users this New Year’s Eve

With 2018 fast approaching, there is yet another opportunity for us to light up the sky with fireworks. Berry Tallett, from Maidstone, said: “The bangs just seem to get louder and louder, as does the noise from the sparkly units. Surely there must be some legal limit to the decibels a firework can produce?” Others are concerned at the “stretching” of traditional 13

December 21, 2017 1:22 PM Christmas and New Year opening hours for Tesco, ASDA, Sainsbury's, Lidl and Aldi

Christmas is just days away and if you’re trying to figure out when you can do your Christmas and New Year food shopping, we’re here to help. As Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday this year, most supermarkets will only be open between 10am and 4pm (although this does seem to vary) so you’ll only have six hour window to do your food shop. A spokesperson 15

December 21, 2017 12:55 AM Olive oil turns to liquid gold as prices rise: Bottles go up by 50p in a week after increases in wholesale costs

Supermarkets have ramped up prices of own label and branded olive oils by two per cent in just a week. Some brands have risen in price by 50p in only seven days, new research revealed on Wednesday. Sainsbury’s has lead the way in hiking prices on 21 types of olive oil, from own label to popular brands. Its own brand of 250ml olive oil has increased to £1.35, while

December 19, 2017 8:26 PM Brand of ready rolled icing recalled from supermarkets over nut allergy fears

The 450g packs are sold in Asda, Sainsbury’s, Shoprite and Tesco stores A brand of ready rolled icing, commonly used for those decorating Christmas cakes, has been recalled over nut allergy fears. Dr Oetker has withdrawn a batch of its Regal-Ice Ready Rolled Icing White because a small number of packs were mistakenly filled with ready rolled marzipan 12

December 12, 2017 7:00 AM Christmas supermarket opening hours: When are Aldi, Asda, Lidl, Morrisons, Sainsbury's and Tesco open?

Need extra supplies over the Christmas period? Here's when the local supermarkets are open over the festive season With all the eating and drinking that is done over the Christmas and New Year period, you'll probably need to stock up. Whether you need an extra bag of sprouts or some more party food, you may well be planning a visit to a supermarket over the festive 10

December 11, 2017 4:37 PM Old Town accountants back Swindon Foodbank Christmas campaign

But that’s not the reason by Old Town firm Haines Watts are collecting for the Swindon Foodbank this month. After supporting cancer charity Macmillan, the chartered accountancy firm wanted to support a cause a little closer to home. Martin Gurney, tax partner at the firm, said: “We support a charity every year – and we like it to be a local charity 11