The cost of living is continuing to rise, and as a result many of us will be looking for ways to save money where we can. The company also shared other tips for saving money this winter. If you know you’re someone who forgets to turn off appliances like your TV, laptop or gaming console, you could switch to smart plugs to help save you money. Smart plugs go into the wall sockets and allow you to control the power using your phone. Make the switch to smart bulbsLED smart bulbs could save you around £30 a year or £60 for two years, according to British Gas.
Tony Blackburn -2002Tony Blackburn was the first I'm A Celebrity winner. (PA)The show made its debut in 2002 with a host of famous celebs including Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, Uri Geller and Christine Hamilton. Matt hosted the I’m A Celeb spin-off show I’m A Celebrity: Extra Camp alongside then girlfriend Emma Griffiths for the 2007 series. He went on to appear in a number of celebrity shows including Come Dine With Me and Masterchef. More recently he has appeared on Celebrity Gogglebox and won Dancing on Ice at the start of 2020, before making it to the final of this year’s Celebrity MasterChef.20 days ago Swindon Advertiser
Public notices:Here is a round-up of the public notices filed in Wiltshire this week. This order will come into operation on November 10 and the closure will be required for two days. C276 (Part), Chilmark; from its junction with Frog Lane to its junction with Lower Mooray to enable BT to carry out pole and associated works. New speed limitsWiltshire Council has proposed a 30mph speed limit on C285 Gomeldon Road, Idmiston from a point 103 metres southwest of its junction with C288 Winterslow Road to a point 155 metres southwest of that junction. Planning applicationsThe following planning applications are those affecting the setting of a Listed Building, a Conservation Area, a Public Right of Way, or major applications.1 month ago Swindon Advertiser
A Swindon Borough Council employee has been outed as a neo-Nazi with ties to a far-right extremist group by a Jewish news organisation. A Swindon Borough Council spokesman said: “We have suspended our employee while we carry out a thorough investigation of these serious allegations. In one of the now-deleted tweets, Mr Mayer wrote “Oy Vey! Founded in 2019 by former BNP press officer Mark Collett, Patriotic Alternative is seen as the most active fascist group in the UK. Leon Mayer (third from right) at a Patriotic Alternative hike Photo: Jewish Chronicle (Image: Jewish Chronicle)Mr Mayer attended another meeting in the Mendip Hills last March.1 month ago Swindon Advertiser
Ukrainian authorities are working to restore electricity and water services after recent Russian military strikes which vastly damaged infrastructure. President Volodymyr Zelensky said millions have seen their power restored since blackouts swept the war-battered country days earlier. “Please pay attention: Kyiv residents need more protection,” he said. Many Kyiv residents were without electricity for more than 20 or even 30 hours.”“I expect quality work from the mayor’s office,” he said, alluding to the administration of Mayor Vitali Klitschko. City authorities said on Saturday morning that all power, water, heating and communication services would be restored within 24 hours.5 hours ago Swindon Advertiser
Share thisA Swindon convenience store will be closed for three months after unlawful tobacco products were seized from the premises on numerous occasions this year. Swindon Magistrates Court heard how Polomarket, located at 45-46 Commercial Road, was found to have illegal tobacco products on the premises. “Our Trading Standards team work extremely proactively with our colleagues at Wiltshire Police, HMRC and the South West Illegal Tobacco and we will not hesitate to take action against those who break the law in this way. “The illegal tobacco trade has various knock-on harmful effects within our neighbourhoods, not just the obvious health dangers, with links to organised crime. Alternatively, individuals can send an email to [email protected] who suspects a premises is selling illegal tobacco products can report it to Trading Standards, anonymously, at: www.swillegaltobacco.info/report-it1 month ago Swindon Link
Share thisThe actions and professional contributions of Wiltshire Police officers and staff were recognised at this year's Wiltshire Police Awards. INSPECTOR ANDY MORETONInspector Andy Moreton joined Wiltshire Police in November 2001 as an officer based in North Sector Swindon. She has been awarded the Divisional Commander Certificate of Merit July 2009, Chief Constable’s Certificate of Merit November 2010, Chief Constable’s Commendation December 2016, and Assistant Chief Constable’s Teamwork Award 2020. Special Constable CHRIS WATSONSpecial Constable Chris Watson joined Wiltshire Police in November 2011 and was based at Chippenham. Inspector DAVE WHITBYInspector Dave Whitby joined Wiltshire Police in 2002 after serving 13 years in the British Army.10 days ago Swindon Link
Bobby Decordova-Reid and Willian scored second-half goals as Fulham won 3-2 at Elland Road to send Leeds spiralling into the Premier League’s bottom three. A fourth straight defeat has further cranked up the pressure on Leeds head coach Jesse Marsch, whose side’s winless run was extended to eight matches. It started well for the under-fire American when Rodrigo headed Leeds in front, but they were pegged back before half-time by Aleksandar Mitrovic’s header. Leeds’ accustomed flying start had Fulham scrambling inside their own penalty area as Luis Sinisterra and then Jack Harrison were crowded out. Leeds flew out of the blocks again after the restart.1 month ago Bicester Advertiser