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Have yourself a very merry ‘cheap’ Christmas

Have yourself a very merry ‘cheap’ Christmas

Christmas, culture, Culture, Featured, Lifestyle, Travel
The Christmas season is here and we are all short on money, so the Voice of London Lifestyle came up with a few festive ideas that you can do at home with friends without having to reach your pockets. Making mulled wine What is Christmas without a mulled wine? If you can’t afford to visit the Christmas markets, don’t worry- you can do it at home and it will be a fun day with friends, even if you succeed or fail. You can get recipes from the Internet and even get £5 bags from a fancy shop like Fortnum & Mason’s to put in your mulled wine recipe. Baking Christmas Cookies Nothing shouts Christmas louder than freshly baked Christmas cookies. The Internet is filled with recipes for everyone who can or cannot bake. Put on some Christmas music on and get your dough rea
I’m dreaming of a German Christmas

I’m dreaming of a German Christmas

Christmas, culture, Featured, Lifestyle
Words, audio & photos: Bernadette Galbraith | Subbing: Joanne Clark With Christmas fast-approaching, I explore the beauty of Christmas markets. I checked out Hyde Park's annual Winter Wonderland event, along with a comparison of the popular Christmas markets in Germany.   Take a listen to the podcast below, where I compare Christmas markets and discuss how Germany's culture has influenced the way we celebrate Christmas today. https://soundcloud.com/bernadette-galbraith/im-dreaming-of-a-german-christmas
The all new way to give to charity

The all new way to give to charity

Food
Camden’s Roundhouse is now serving four beers that allow punters to donate to charity just by drinking them. The independent music venue that prides itself on helping individuals to reach their potential and grow creatively by encouraging them to engage with the arts, is now also doing its bit for charity. The four beers are; Brewgooder, Hiver, Toast and Hibernation. Here is how you can help, simply by enjoying them… Brewgooder – The Brewdog brewery has joined forces with the campaign Brewgooder to make their 4.9% Clean Water Lager. 100% of the profits made from this beer is used to fund projects carried out by water charities in the developing world! Brewgooder aims to provide 1 million people with clean drinking water. So #DrinkBeerGiveWater! Hiver – Honey acts as an ingr
Feeling wheezy? London’s air might be to blame

Feeling wheezy? London’s air might be to blame

Environment, News, UK, World
Words: Leanne Hall |Subbed: Brenda Zini Illegal levels of air pollutions, that are estimated to kill 40,000 a year in the UK are still not taken seriously by MP’s. A source told the Guardian that: “Ministers are having to be dragged screaming to tackle the levels of air pollution in the UK.” This comes after the government were told by the High Court to re-assess their plans to bring air pollution down. In April 2015, ClientEarth won a Supreme Court ruling against the government, ordering ministers to create a plan to bring air pollution levels down to the legal limit as soon as possible. The plans had little impact on air pollution levels and ClientEarth took the Government to court again, in November 2016. The judge, Mr Justice Garnham, stated the 2015 plans did not meet the expecta
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