HAVEN has announced that they will be opening from April 12, following the government lockdown announcment. Boris Johnson confirmed in the Monday announcement that self-catered UK holidays could restart from April 12. While this is only for one household - going up to two households on May 17 - it is great new for families wanting to get a holiday booked . Haven said in a statement: "Following the Government announcement earlier this week with regards to the roadmap out of lockdown measures, we can confirm that our parks will remain closed in England until Monday 12 April. "We are however, delighted that the roadmap has considered self-contained accommodation to reopen at Stage two and we look forward to welcoming many families to enjoy a coastal break that we pride ourselves on from the 12 April across our parks in England." This is also just in time for the end of the Easter half term , which ends on April 16. Haven also confirmed that while guests with March … [Read more...] about Haven to reopen parks from April 12 following lockdown announcement
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RISHI Sunak could slash tax on pints in next week's budget, Boris Johnson hinted yesterday. The PM was urged by MPs to consider giving pubs a boost by slicing their tax and slapping them on supermarket drinks instead. Brits have flocked to supermarket giants to get their hands on booze throughout the pandemic, but boozers have been closed for several months . The Treasury undertook a review on alcohol duty last year, and is mulling over the findings. Changes to alcohol duty could boost pub sales by 100 million pints a year and stop thousands of pubs closing their doors for good this year, the Social Market Foundation said last week. They urged him to add 14p to a supermarket can and slash 36p off the price of a pint down the pub. At PMQs yesterday the PM said it was "an extremely good point which I'm sure will be heard with great interest around the country". Most read in News CLOSE ENCOUNTER ‘UFO’ mystery as American Airlines … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson hints Chancellor Rishi Sunak could slash tax on pints in next week’s Budget
SHOPPERS can get up to £10 off their purchases with free Nectar card points through its app. The loyalty trick was revealed by Martin Lewis in his latest MoneySavingExpert newsletter. A Nectar card lets you earn points on shopping with brands such as Sainsbury's, Argos Esso, eBay, Café Nero and Vue but it also offers exclusive offers and discounts through its app. The points are worth different amounts depending on which retailer you collect them from and spend them. Usually, customers collect one loyalty point for every £1 at Sainsbury's, which is worth 0.5p when you redeem it in store. But the points scheme is running a "Juicy Points Boost" offer for all existing members, which sees shoppers bag up to £10 worth of free points through its app. Supermarket loyalty schemes - which has one? MOST UK supermarkets have loyalty schemes so customers can build up points and save money while they shop. Here we round up what saving programmes you'll find at the … [Read more...] about How to get up to £10 free Nectar card points for free
The symptoms of coronavirus can vary hugely from person to person, but those most badly affected will require intensive care in hospital. Among them is Prime Minister Boris Johnson , who was admitted to ICU (Intensive Care Unit) after his condition worsened. But what are the reasons for moving a coronavirus patient from a ward to ICU? And what sort of treatment do doctors and nurses provide? Sky News has spoken to a number of consultants. What has to happen for you to end up in intensive care? Advertisement Patients end up in intensive care when COVID-19 makes it very difficult for them to breathe, which in worst cases can cause them to develop pneumonia - fluid on the lungs. They also may require sudden access to equipment to aid breathing that is not available on general wards. More from Covid-19 COVID-19: Airlines to burn through up to $95bn this year after restrictions tightened COVID-19: Face masks may not be needed … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Why are patients put into intensive care?
All adults on the learning disability register will be prioritised to get a coronavirus vaccine, the government has said, following calls from broadcaster Jo Whiley. People with severe and profound learning disabilities were already part of group six - adults aged 16-64 with underlying health conditions. But care minister Helen Whately has confirmed all people in England on the GP learning disability register will now be invited for a vaccine. The change comes after a recommendation from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), the panel that advises the government on inoculation priority. Follow live COVID-19 updates from the UK and around the world Advertisement It means at least 150,000 more people with learning disabilities will now be offered the vaccine more quickly. Professor Anthony Harnden, deputy chair of the JCVI, told the Commons' science and technology committee: "I would like to implore any GPs … [Read more...] about COVID-19: DJ Jo Whiley ‘crying with joy’ after all adults on learning disability register to get vaccine priority