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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
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

M&S… not so worth the spend

Food
When we think of splashing out on a fancy home cooked meal, we go to Waitrose, or M&S or even Harrods if you are really going all out. I chose the second option and decided to try the dine in for two meal deal. Out of the selection, my eye drew towards the rosemary potatoes, flash steak, and the Sicilian lemon cheesecake. The excitement of going home to a fancy pre-made meal was too much too handle. Dinnertime comes around, and the potatoes go in the oven. The steak gets two minutes on each side and the cheesecake chills in the fridge. Food plated and without further hesitation, I tuck into the amazingly… bland and tasteless steak. The meat is dry, no amount of garlic and soy sauce could flavour it up. How disappointing. Perhaps the potatoes are better? No. Actually, I would have pr
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