Temptation has returned in the form of McDonald’s Monopoly – but there’s some small print you need to know about. The fast-food chain’s popular sticker collecting game has returned to Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Scunthorpe stores, with a chance for diners to win a Mini, a £2,000 holiday, a new phone with one-year contract, and meal vounchers, among more. But as with all their promotions, there are some rules and restrictions which limit some McLovers from playing along. One girl, aged 11, was caught out by McDonald’s small print when attempting to claim her instant win ‘free fries’, Hull Live reports. Lynsey Medd, 41, said her daughter, Amber, was puzzled and upset after being allowed to order an adult meal, but was barred from redeeming an instant win promotional sticker because she’s under aged 16. The mother from Hull is now calling on McDonald’s to use none promotional packaging when serving a child who orders an adult meal. … [Read more...] about The McDonald’s Monopoly small print you need to know about
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Good causes in the Horsham district are set to benefit from a weekly council-run lottery. The year-long trial, which includes a £25,000 top prize and other smaller prizes, was approved by Horsham District Council on Thursday (January 24).Members were told that a list of voluntary organisations and charities would be drawn up and would be given half of the takings from the £1 tickets. This compares to less than 30 per cent going to good causes from the National Lottery.A report to members said players would buy the tickets online, nominating a preferred cause to receive the money.Another 10 per cent would go to the council to ‘cover the running costs of the scheme eg marketing and promotion, to ensure that the scheme is self-funding’, 20 per cent to prize money and three per cent VAT.A further 17 per cent would go to an external lottery management company, which would be taken on to run the system.If players did not nominate a good … [Read more...] about Weekly Horsham lottery run by council will see good causes benefit
1 Plan a yearly household budget - add all your yearly household bills and divide by 12. That figure is the amount you need to put away each month to meet those bills just to run your home. Any capital or luxury spending must be found outside of this annual budget. You could also adopt a monthly budget if preferred, but you should put at least two hours every month into planning your finances to ensure you are on track with your spending. Remember, if your expenditure exceeds income, you have two choices - earn more or cut costs. You should in any event query EVERY item of expenditure - ask yourself if you need it and is there a better or cheaper alternative? If you are frittering money away, download the free Money Doctor app to help track and control your spending. 2 Think smart with your surplus cash - do not leave surplus money in your current account or low interest-bearing accounts. At least transfer it into your bank's best deposit account and when you need funds to meet … [Read more...] about John Lowe: ‘100 ways to save cash’
The following criminals from across Stoke-on-Trent were jailed over the course of 2018. Courts in the area locked up defendants for a range of offences. The cases are listed in alphabetical order by the area the defendant was from (or, when this isn't available, the area the offence took place in). This article includes cases from areas beginning with A to areas whose names start with E. For criminals jailed in other areas of Stoke-on-Trent, or elsewhere in North Staffordshire and South Cheshire, use the grid/list below). You can also click the link below each case to read the full report of that hearing. Cases in this area include: Read on below for more details. Abbey Hulton Thief Anthony Bennett has been jailed after he stole £14,000 of cash and goods from the convenience store where he worked. The 29-year-old was employed at Nisa Local in Blurton Road, Blurton, when the owner began to suspect he was stealing. An internal investigation was launched and a review of CCTV showed … [Read more...] about Jailed 2018: Criminals locked up in Stoke-on-Trent this year (A-E)
TADCASTER Grammar student Charlotte Austwick had a double win on Sunday by possibly becoming the youngest player in Pike Hills Golf Club's history to win the Ladies Championship, on the same day she also won the Ladies Centenary Trophy. The double win was created due to the Ladies 36 hole Club Championship on July 8 having to be suspended just at the beginning of the second round due to thunder, lightening and a heavy downpour that flooded the course making it unplayable.This meant the ladies committee had to move the second round to a day where all the competitors were able to play it again.On Sunday the ladies playing in the second round of the Ladies Championship (a scratch competition) were also deemed eligible to play in the Centenary Trophy (a handicapped competition).Five handicapper Charlotte, 15, eventually won the Championships with a 159 over the two rounds. The runner up was Hannah Batty with a 180. In the Centenary Trophy she won with a nett 76 winning the competition by 1 … [Read more...] about Golf: Charlotte wins club double.