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Will the Coca-Cola truck get cut?

Will the Coca-Cola truck get cut?

Lifestyle
Coca-Cola, the sugary drink company beloved by children and adults alike, is getting its annual truck tour scaled back. This comes after 83 organisations, local charities and campaigners spoke out against the company handing out free sugary drinks. https://www.instagram.com/p/BqPW80dFsQw/ The tour started last week in Glasgow and will end on 16th December in London, after stopping at 24 different locations across the UK. This is 14 fewer stops than last year in response to the Sugar Smart campaign, which aims to reduce the average person's sugar intake through awareness campaigns. The thousands of beaming fairy lights coming from the two trucks along with their free 150ml Coca-Cola’s, Coke Zero’s and Diet Coke’s have been welcomed by all since 1995. However, last year The Public H
The John Lewis Christmas advert is more Tiny Dancer than Dasher and Prancer

The John Lewis Christmas advert is more Tiny Dancer than Dasher and Prancer

Business, Christmas, Lifestyle
Department store chain John Lewis & Partners have released their 2018 Christmas advert, in a modern tradition widely seen as the unofficial start of the festive season. John Lewis & Partners’ master marketeers have, for the last decade, tugged on the nation’s heartstrings with their annual Christmas campaigns aimed at making John Lewis stores synonymous with Christmas shopping. Their new advert eschews the traditional softly-sung cover versions of famous songs with Elton John, singing his seminal anthem Your Song - keen John Lewis advert fans will note this was previously covered by Ellie Goulding for the 2010 John Lewis ad. The whistle-stop tour of Elton John’s piano-playing career is certainly emotive, but has had a mixed reaction from the public: Don't get me wrong,
It’s the season of giving! 5 charities you should donate to this Christmas

It’s the season of giving! 5 charities you should donate to this Christmas

Lifestyle
For this festive season, why not try and do something for those who aren’t as fortunate as we are? Christmas is the holiday most of us look forward to each year. It's the time to spend with family, be thankful and of course, get a lot of gifts! However some people may not be as lucky as we are. Scroll down to see a list of charities running different kinds of christmas donations. The Salvation Army The Salvation Army is a church and a registered charity. This month you can support their Christmas Present Appeal by donating unwrapped gifts for children who may not receive one otherwise. Our Church in Scarborough has been overwhelmed by the generosity and support from their local community who have been donating toys to their Christmas appeal. Across the UK many of
5 ways you can save money this party season

5 ways you can save money this party season

Bars, Culture, Featured, Lifestyle
We all know how expensive it is to go out in London, here's some tips on how you can save money if you're a party animal. I may be smiling but inside I’m crying knowing that I could have made these drinks much cheaper at home, instead of having to work an entire shift to afford it! So, here they are: 1. Buy advanced tickets for a night out, so plan earlier. 2. Take a big bag so you can squeeze your coat in, save that £2 to pay for some of your meal deal tomorrow. 3. Food! Make a packed lunch before you go out. That way you save £56 on buying food after a night out in London. 4. Pack your bag with suitable footwear, so you don't need to buy a pair of flip flops on your way home. 5. Pre drink properly, but responsibly.         W
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