Top 5 UK cycling cities: Cardiff is top

  Principality Stadium, Cardiff. Image: Visit Britain Britain’s top five cycling cities have been named as Cardiff, Newcastle, Plymouth, Birmingham and London. A poll of 2,000 UK adults saw the Welsh city of Cardiff triumph, getting a higher rating than any other city in the country, scoring an average of 3.12…

6 in 10 Brits can’t afford to go green, claims survey

Millions of Brits CAN'T go green - because they can't afford it. That's according to a study of 2,000 adults which found 59 per cent don't feel they can make any eco-friendly changes to their current lifestyle, because their bank balance won't allow it. The average person has just £159 disposable income per month, but…

Cycling Chic: Top 6 Style Hacks

Taking to the saddle to avoid the risk of Covid-19 on public transport or the gridlock of the roads? Great, you are going to love it, trust me. But what to wear? Catherine Ellis picks her favourites when it comes to sartorial elegance for cyclists.... No one can have missed the fact that cycling is…

Romantic Brits turned to music to ‘set mood’ during lockdown

Romantic Brits have turned to music to ‘set the mood’ during lockdown. A study of 2,000 UK adults who stream audio content found nearly a fifth have been using tunes for a romantic date night with their other half while stuck at home. And men have stepped up in the love department the most, with…

Bedroom Tips for More Comfortable Sleeping

The bedroom should be the favorite room for anyone in their house. What is there not to love about the place where we all let loose, and where we are in our most relaxed yet quite vulnerable state? Bedrooms should be in the most relaxing setting for you to have quality and quantity sleep. When…

The rise of the retail ‘insperience’ – DIY meals, in home workout sales soar

The retail industry has been boosted by the rise of in-home, or 'insperience', products and services such as online workouts and DIY meal kits – with the sector set to be worth £168 MILLION over the next year. With lockdown closing the High Street, businesses across the UK have been forced to diversify their offering.…

Half of workers have transformed bedroom into office during lockdown

More than half of workers have transformed their bedrooms into makeshift offices during lockdown, according to a new poll. The survey of 2,000 adults who are working from home examined how they have adapted after offices were forced to close in March. More than half (54 per cent) of those questioned by Premier Inn say…

Brits are sitting on gadgets worth £16.5 billion

Brits are sitting on gadgets worth £16.5 billion they no longer use – and it could DROP in value by £3.5 billion over the next year. Researchers found the typical adult has a staggering £598 worth of superfluous gadgets - simply collecting dust and cluttering their homes. But during the past year, smart phones, computers,…

Half of workers listen to music in background

Britain is a nation of desk jockeys – with almost half of workers admitting they listen to music EVERYDAY to get the job done. A study of 2,000 employed adults found three quarters have had songs playing in the background while they work, with 45 per cent admitting this is something they do on a…

1.3 million UK consumers have bought bike since COVID-19, says poll

If you think there are lot more bikes on the road - and pavements - since Covid struck, you'd be right. Apparently, almost 5% of UK consumers have bought a bike since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis, encouraged by good weather, a desire to get outdoors to exercise as well as the government’s advice…