MILLIONS of Brits have been looking looking forward to the Easter weekend, which for many people means four whole days off to enjoy.But what will the weather be like? Here’s the rundown of the forecast this weekend…Those hoping to spend the Bank Holiday weekend sitting in the garden soaking up the sun may be let down as this Sunday looks to be chillier than mid-December.Temperatures were expected to see daytime highs of just 13C - lower than the 15.1C recorded in Aberdeenshire last Christmas.Despite predictions for a three-month heatwave, it looks like Easter this year is a bit of a let down.The Met Office said the weather this weekend looks changeable and although the temperatures will be low it should be mostly dry.Parts of the south will still see sunshine, but a jacket may be required for any planned leisurely Sunday strolls.Northern and eastern parts of the UK could see some rain and showers with possible sleet over hills in the north.Current predictions … [Read more...] about What is the Easter 2017 UK weather forecast? Latest updates for Bank Holiday Monday
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TESCO has been forced to confirm that it will use the word Easter on its Easter egg packaging, after an image claiming it has dropped them from its shelves went viral on social media.The post claims that the UK's biggest supermarket has banned the word "Easter" on its packaging to "avoid offending members of certain faiths".The supermarket faced similar fake rumours of it banning the word on packaging last year.Tesco confirmed to The Sun that the image was incorrect and that it will continue to sell Easter eggs as well as hosting an Easter Egg hunt in 1,000 stores around the UK.The notice states: "After recent events, as of Easter 2017, Tesco will no longer sell any Easter Eggs that use the word 'Easter' on the packaging."It has come to our attention that this is found to be offensive by members of certain faiths."Rather than antagonise any religious group, we will refrain from selling these products." The notice then goes on to advise people to visit a URL that doesn't … [Read more...] about Tesco confirms social media post claiming it has stopped selling Easter eggs due to religious meaning is fake
Calling all Kinder Egg fans - shops will now stock GIANT eggs ahead of Easter.For those not happy with the regular sized snack, chocolate lovers will be able to gorge on eggs five times the size.Chocolate fans were warned Easter eggs would be "smaller and more expensive" this year but Kinder bucks this trend as one of these special eggs can fill the lucky holder's hand.This news comes just before Easter - where many people will be happily eating countless chocolate eggs.Children (and adults) everywhere will be thrilled to note that these eggs still come with toys.The eggs are themed, with a choice between My Little Pony or Transformers:Robots in Disguise.As with the change in size, the price has not stayed the same as the regular and smaller eggs.Depending on where you buy them they can cost between £5 and £10 - with a sizeable toy to boot.Asda are selling three of the giant eggs for £10 and is currently one of the cheapest places to get hold of a clutch.Tesco boasts … [Read more...] about Giant Kinder eggs have finally arrived in time for Easter 2017 – and here’s where you can buy them
SHOPPERS still stuffed from Christmas gorging have reacted with horror at the sight of EASTER EGGS on supermarket shelves.Stores are filling gaps left by advent calendars and other festive treats by stocking chocolate eggs over four MONTHS before Easter.Tubs of Quality Street, Celebrations and boxes of Roses have made way for Mini Eggs, Lindor and other brands of chocolate eggs in shops across the country.Shocked social media users labelled it as "utterly ridiculous" some supermarkets' rush to get the Easter 2017 countdown underway.Many of the eggs already on sale will go out of date before Easter, which falls on 16 April.Shopper Tracy Sword said: "Utterly ridiculous just had Christmas and Easter eggs in the shops yesterday!!!!! No wonder the years passing so quickly [sic]".Another Twitter user shopping in his local Co-Op on boxing day said: "FFS! It's only BOXING DAY and my local @coopuk *already* has their Easter Eggs out, next to the Christmas chocs #toosoon".Co-op seems to be the … [Read more...] about Easter eggs on sale FOUR MONTHS early shocking shoppers still stuffed from festive feasts
THE dates for the Easter holidays change every year, so keeping track of the holiday can prove tricky.While the dates for Christmas and Valentine’s Day are fixed, Easter can fall any time between March 22 and April 25.So, now that the time has FINALLY arrived to tuck into this year's chocolate selection, here is all you need to know about this year's Easter celebrations:This year Good Friday fell on April 14, with Easter Sunday and Monday April 16-17.The celebration for most adults will be a four-day weekend as Good Friday and Easter Monday are also bank holidays.The school break is two weeks long and this year kids will be most likely be off from Friday, March 31 to Monday, April 17, although these may vary from school to school.To be 100 per cent sure of your child’s school term times use the Government’s postcode checker.Normally, the county council sets the holiday dates - although schools sometimes change the … [Read more...] about Happy Easter 2017! When do the school holidays finish, why does the date change and what’s the weekend UK weather forecast?