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February 2009 News

Here comes the bride…..with no expense spared!

It seems the credit crunch and recession are yet to hit the bridalwear market. Despite widespread job losses and the collective tightening of belts, brides-to-be are still determined to have ‘their day’, on their terms. The UK bridal market has

Don't stall to get to the stalls

Over half a million free theatre tickets are to be given to under-26s across the UK in a bid to boost interest among the young. The scheme – called ‘A Night Less Ordinary’ – is being run by the Arts

On a level with the 'amber-gamblers'

The phrase ‘amber-gambler’ is often used to describe drivers who chance their arm when traffic lights are changing to red. But a disturbing number of drivers are now risking theirs and countless other lives by jumping lights at level crossings,

Form a queue and mind your Ps and Qs

A school in Hampshire has seen a rise in attendances and grades after a headteacher introduced a new book of golden rules containing a code of behaviour for pupils. The youngsters are expected to queue in an orderly fashion outside