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Waitrose to scrap 'best before' dates on 500 foods

08 August 2022
Waitrose to scrap 'best before' dates on 500 foods

Waitrose to scrap 'best before' dates on 500 foods

08 August 2022

With food prices continuing to rise, Waitrose has become the latest supermarket to announce it will scrap best before dates on hundreds of products.


Met Office extends amber warning of extreme heat into next week

13 July 2022
Met Office extends amber warning of extreme heat into next week

Met Office extends amber warning of extreme heat into next week

13 July 2022

The heatwave shows no signs of peaking yet with the Met Office now extending its amber warning for extreme heat into next week.


'First £326 cost of living cash arrives this week but will be gone in a month'

12 July 2022
'First £326 cost of living cash arrives this week but will be gone in a month'

'First £326 cost of living cash arrives this week but will be gone in a month'

12 July 2022

Eight million homes will get an extra £326 this week to help with the cost of living but many will struggle to make it last five weeks says a charity.


5 signs of heatstroke in dogs as RSPCA warns of 'silent killer'

11 July 2022
5 signs of heatstroke in dogs as RSPCA warns of 'silent killer'

5 signs of heatstroke in dogs as RSPCA warns of 'silent killer'

11 July 2022

'If in doubt, don't go out' warns the animal charity, which says owners should avoid walks in the heat and be alert to signs of heatstroke.


Will there be another rail strike this month?

01 July 2022
Will there be another rail strike this month?

Will there be another rail strike this month?

01 July 2022

With the RMT union threatening further action, we look at when another strike would be permitted and at who else is walking out.


22-point action plan to help airport passengers avoid summer chaos

30 June 2022
22-point action plan to help airport passengers avoid summer chaos

22-point action plan to help airport passengers avoid summer chaos

30 June 2022

As flight cancellations and holiday disruption continue, a plan has been unveiled to help get people's summer plans back on track.


Pension Credit: Are you eligible for an extra £3,300 a year?

15 June 2022
Pension Credit: Are you eligible for an extra £3,300 a year?

Pension Credit: Are you eligible for an extra £3,300 a year?

15 June 2022

More than 770,000 people are missing out on more than £1.7 billion in unclaimed Pension Credit - are you one of them?


Strawberry Supermoon to delight skygazers – and here's when to see it

14 June 2022
Strawberry Supermoon to delight skygazers – and here's when to see it

Strawberry Supermoon to delight skygazers – and here's when to see it

14 June 2022

Stargazers are gearing up to capture June's Stawberry Supermoon – and here's how and when you can see it from Tuesday (June 14).


Rail strike: When does it start and which trains are affected?

08 June 2022
Rail strike: When does it start and which trains are affected?

Rail strike: When does it start and which trains are affected?

08 June 2022

More than 40,000 railway workers are going on strike for three days this month in a move expected to plunge train services into chaos.


Supermarket and pharmacy opening times and bin collection dates for Platinum Jubilee

31 May 2022
Supermarket and pharmacy opening times and bin collection dates for Platinum Jubilee

Supermarket and pharmacy opening times and bin collection dates for Platinum Jubilee

31 May 2022

Check out the trading hours for Tesco, Sainsbury's, Waitrose, Aldi and M&S in Bishop's Stortford over the four-day bank holiday weekend.


Omicron XE being watched by scientists as cases double

25 April 2022
Omicron XE being watched by scientists as cases double

Omicron XE being watched by scientists as cases double

25 April 2022

Cases of new Covid-19 variant Omicron XE have doubled in a fortnight with most in the south and east of England, but is this sharp rise a concern?


How to cut the cost of a family outing using a Lotto ticket

23 March 2022
How to cut the cost of a family outing using a Lotto ticket

How to cut the cost of a family outing using a Lotto ticket

23 March 2022

Swap your National Lottery ticket for money off a family day out and enjoy a fantastic outing this Mother's Day weekend.


Covid rule changes: self-isolation cut and France eases travel for UK vaxed

13 January 2022
Covid rule changes: self-isolation cut and France eases travel for UK vaxed

Covid rule changes: self-isolation cut and France eases travel for UK vaxed

13 January 2022

The self-isolation period in England is being reduced and travel to France from the UK for holidaymakers is resuming.


Full list of supermarket foods being recalled over salmonella fears

13 January 2022
Full list of supermarket foods being recalled over salmonella fears

Full list of supermarket foods being recalled over salmonella fears

13 January 2022

Stores including Aldi, Tesco and Asda are recalling 16 mainly raw pastry or dough items over fears they might contain salmonella.


Canadian Arctic blast prompts weather warning for Herts and Essex

07 January 2022
Canadian Arctic blast prompts weather warning for Herts and Essex

Canadian Arctic blast prompts weather warning for Herts and Essex

07 January 2022

The East of England is one of six regions being warned to prepare for a brutally cold snap expected to last until Monday.


Christmas shopping discounts for Blue Light workers

10 December 2021
Christmas shopping discounts for Blue Light workers

Christmas shopping discounts for Blue Light workers

10 December 2021

Two of the UK's biggest supermarkets are offering festive discounts to emergency workers to say thank you for their work in keeping communities safe.


Are you due £300 to help with heating costs this winter?

08 December 2021
Are you due £300 to help with heating costs this winter?

Are you due £300 to help with heating costs this winter?

08 December 2021

Cold weather and winter fuel payments are being given to people to help them meet their heating costs – are you entitled to claim?


How to see this week's Leonids meteor shower and partial lunar eclipse

15 November 2021
How to see this week's Leonids meteor shower and partial lunar eclipse

How to see this week's Leonids meteor shower and partial lunar eclipse

15 November 2021

It's a busy week in the stargazing calendar with two big events happening in the skies above the UK.


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