TESCO shoppers who still need to deck their halls can get up to 80 per cent off Christmas trees and decorations. Among the best festive finds, customers can nab a 7ft Christmas tree, complete with pine cone and berry decorations, for £12.50 - a saving of 75 per cent off its original price. The cheapest currently on offer is a 5ft pop-up, pre-decorated tree, which has been reduced from £25 to £5 - or 80 per cent off. Tesco has also reduced its Christmas decorations by up to 50 per cent, with packs of baubles starting from 63p. The festive sale was spotted by one shopper on the Extreme Couponing and Bargains Facebook group. Shopper Karen Bunton said: "75 per cent off lots of trees in Tesco - should be £50 now £12.50. Some trees only £9."Massive tree reductions and tree decorations 50 per cent off." Fellow bargain hunters soon commented on the post, confirming they'd also managed to buy a discount tree. One said: "Just got mine." Another person commented: … [Read more...] about Tesco slashes price of Christmas trees and decorations by up to 80%
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Daniel Humphrey, a St Albans entrepreneur who set up the country’s first whisky subscription club, might have been part of the former Conservative leader David Cameron’s blueprint for the “big society”. He loves the town he grew up in, plays in several sports teams, worked with local councillors on air pollution initiatives, and organised a whisky festival in St Albans this summeras part of an effort to build community spirit. The London commuter town feels like a picture of conservative prosperity to a casual visitor, with its Norman cathedral – sheltering one of Britain’s oldest Christian shrines – elegant period homes and hillside high street of boutiques and smart cafes. Humphrey voted Conservative two years ago because he saw the party as champions of small businesses and careful stewards of the economy. But this year he is one of several voters in one of the traditional Tory heartlands to abandon the party. “That  vote was … [Read more...] about Tories face loss of St Albans as candidate fails to impress voters
ARGOS could be your go to store before Christmas Day so it’s best to know when the shops will be open over the festive period. Opening times can vary depending on the branch, so it’s well worth using its store finder tool to find out exactly when your local branch is open. Meanwhile, we’ve found out all you need to know about when the majority of Argos’ stores will be open over Christmas and New Year. Here’s all the essential info:What were Argos opening hours on Christmas Eve last year? On December 24, many Argos stores opened at 8am and closed at 5pm. What were Argos’s opening hours on Christmas Day and Boxing Day last year? All Argos shops were closed on Christmas Day.But many stores opened on December 26 between 9am to 10am and then closed between 5pm to 6pm. What were Argos’s opening hours for December 27, 28, 29, 30 last year? All Argos stores returned to their normal opening hours on December 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31. What were … [Read more...] about Argos’ Christmas Eve and New Years opening hours – when are stores open?
Among the best – and perhaps most extreme – ways of shaking off the festive season’s indulgences include taking a bracing dip, joining a fancy dress run, a mass hike or cycle or signing up for a Santa race. Whether swimming, running, walking, pedalling, rowing or fancy dress is your thing we’d like to hear about great festive season outdoor fun in the UK. If possible, provide addresses and websites (or Facebook pages) of the activity mentioned with exact locations. Let us know whether there is a cost involved or whether the event is free to enter. Please ensure your tip stays within around 100 words. Have a look at our past winners and other tips Send tips by filling in the form below, with as much detail as you can in around 100 words. We’re sorry, but for legal reasons you must be a UK resident to enter this competition. Photographs are welcome if they are high-quality and you are happy to share but it is the text that our judges will consider. If you do … [Read more...] about Send us a tip on a fun outdoor Christmas event for a chance to win a £200 hotel voucher
STILL looking for the perfect Christmas present for someone special? We've found just the thing. Boots is selling Fenty Beauty's Killawatt Glow Kit for £29 as part of their Big Gift promotion and it's top of our list. The kit is worth £47 so shoppers can save themselves a handy £18 by snapping it up now. It includes Fenty Beauty’s game-changing Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter in the 3D hyper-metallic gold shade Trophy Wife, plus a portable Highlighter Brush 140—with both packaged as an irresistible festive ornament. I mean, what could be better to hang on your tree than Fenty? Fenty Beauty Killawatt Glow Kit, £29, Boots - buy here That's not all too, as Boots have started their Christmas sales, with reductions on their ever popular No 7.The No 7 Best Face Forward Gift Set has been reduced to £39 and is sure to make the perfect present for any beauty fan this Christmas. Previously £80, and worth £156 it includes the 'complete winter … [Read more...] about Boots is selling a Fenty Killawatt Glow Kit gift set for £29 this Christmas