PUBLISHED: 17:00 02 January 2019 Matthew Clemenson Havering's entry to London's New Year's Day Parade was hugely praised and came second overall, scooping the borough's charitable causes a £9,000 prize. Photo: Dilip Patel Archant Havering’s entry to London’s New Year’s Day Parade, based around how welcoming and diverse the borough is, was named the second best in the capital and scooped a cash prize of £9,000. Havering's entry to London's New Year's Day Parade was hugely praised and came second overall, scooping the borough's charitable causes a £9,000 prize. Photo: Dilip PatelCllr Dilip Patel and a whole host of young dancers from across the borough put on a dance spectacular so impressive they scooped second prize out of 32 entries – and by doing so won £9,000 for the mayor’s chosen charities.The only borough to best Havering was Sutton, which won the £10,000 first place prize, while neighbouring … [Read more...] about ‘Consider yourself, at home!’: Havering scoops second place and £9,000 prize at London’s New Year’s Day Parade
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For many coffee lovers, the start of autumn is a very exciting time as it means Starbucks will be hopping back on to its yearly tradition of releasing its pumpkin spice latte. And this year - they are bringing it back early. Despite it only being August, the popular coffee shop has already put their world-famous pumpkin spice latte on their menu. While this winter warmer is always a treat, having your favourite hot drink in front of the fireplace, on the sofa all snuggled up can be even better. Thanks to the online coffee store, CRU Kafe , you don't need to drag yourself outside in the cold to enjoy a pumpkin spice latte. They've released a recipe so you can make it at home and impress your friends with your drink-making skills. The recipe makes enough syrup to last you for 8-10 lattes. Ingredients For the syrup 400ml water 200ml maple syrup 250ml agave syrup 6tsp ground ginger 4 sticks syrup 2 whole cloves 1tsp nutmeg For the drink 6tbsp of syrup 1tbsp of double cream Method … [Read more...] about Here is how you can make a Starbucks’ pumpkin spice latte at home
Anyone who’s ever pulled a beloved sweater from the darkest depths of their wardrobe, only to discover it’s developed a smattering of holes since you last wore it, will know: It’s impossible to spot a moth in your home without feeling that shudder of dread.What’s it plotting; where’s it breeding; has it laid an army of larvae munching silently through every soft furnishing within a 20ft radius right this second? For a tiny insect that couldn’t look less threatening if it tried, moths pack a mighty punch.Wondering why you keep spotting moths hanging out on your walls or fluttering around your wardrobe, and – importantly – when to worry and what to do about them? We talk to the experts…You might be spotting more moths right now – but don’t panicAt this time of year, it’s common to notice more moths indoors, but good news – they’re not all the garment-gorging kind. “There are two basic categories: … [Read more...] about Moths making themselves at home? Here’s what you need to know
0 Have your say The actress who created one of musical theatre’s most tragic screen heroines will come to Blackpool this Sunday – to celebrate 50 years since her landmark role. Shani Wallis’s heart-wrenching performance of As Long As He Needs Me as Nancy in Oliver! – in the iconic red dress – is one of the stand out moments in the classic movie musical.And as the film’s 50th anniversary is marked this year, she was persuaded by friend and movie memorabilia enthusiast Gregor Gee, who moved to Blackpool last summer, to stage an intimate afternoon concert for just 100 fans at Blackpool’s West Coast Rock Cafe.She was a star of stage and screen before Oliver! gave her life-long recognition and performed with the likes of Liberace, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Tony Bennett at the height of her fame.“A lot of people just know her from Oliver!, but her career outside of that is even more interesting, and impressive.“When she … [Read more...] about Consider Yourself at home Shani!
All of us could do with a bit more cash to play with each month. A study earlier this year by Auto Trader suggested that as many as one in three of us run out of cash before payday every month. If you’re looking to beef up your bank balance, the first move might be to sign up for overtime or go hunting for a better paid job. But don’t overlook the fact that you can make some decent money from home in your spare time. In fact, a lot of the services don't even need you to do anything yo get that cash - letting you instead make money from things you already have. Others might let to cash in on something you already enjoy doing - from cooking to playing video games - or skills you already have. We've rounded up the best ways to make money at home: Rent out your space Your home is more than simply the place you live - it can be turned into an income stream in its own right, particularly if you have a bit of extra space. If you’ve got a spare room or two then you … [Read more...] about How to make money at home