Christmas may only just be over, with some shops still selling off their festive stock, but Easter eggs are already on the shelves in some Burton stores. The chocolate treat has already appeared in some shops around Burton town centre more than three months ahead of Easter Sunday on April 21 and weeks ahead of Valentine's Day on February 14. But while some shops in the town centre are now selling off their Christmas stock at knockdown prices, with Santas still on offer in Thorntons, other stores are planning ahead. Sainsbury's, in Union Street, is already looking forward to Easter with a wide selection of chocolate eggs on offer for people planning ahead - or for those who get a little peckish while they are out shopping. Current prices range from £1 to £3, with the selection including Cadbury Heroes, Twirl and Easter favourite Mini Eggs. There are also M&Ms, Malteser and Smarties on display. The shelves are also stocked with smaller treats ready for the family favourite … [Read more...] about Shops ready for Easter despite it being three months away
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TOMORROW'S full moon will be the last of 2018, named the Cold Moon. But why is it called that, and when is the winter solstice this month? Here's the lowdown... Why is December's full moon called the Cold Moon? This month's full moon got its name from simply the cold weather it tends to bring. This year, it will shine its brightest here in Britain at 5.49pm on December 22. It will be the last full moon in 2018. What is a full moon? This spectacle occurs when the earth comes directly between the sun and the moon. It happens every 29 and a half days, and each month's full moon has a special name. This is because Native American tribes kept track of the months of the year by the lunar calendar. Here’s the full list of upcoming full moons, the dates they fall on - and whether to catch them in the morning or evening. When is the winter solstice 2018? This year’s winter solstice, which is also known as midwinter, will occur on December 21 (TONIGHT) at 10.23pm. Sunset on … [Read more...] about Why is December’s full moon called the Cold Moon?
Easter eggs are for sale earlier than ever before in Cambridgeshire, with Cadbury eggs being spotted in the shops days before Christmas. Last year the chocolate eggs were spotted in shops and supermarkets on Boxing Day despite the fact that mince pies were barely off the shelves. Now people are being asked to shell out for Easter before the Christmas turkey ever gets near an oven. 'Shell shocked' One shopper was shocked after spotting the chocolate eggs and the advertised Easter Egg Hunt on sale at the Spar shop in a BP garage on the A10 near Waterebeach. The 40-year-old man said: "I mean it really is getting beyond a joke now. These days they start putting stuff in the shops months before. Soon we'll be seeing Hallowe'en masks in the spring and Christmas decorations being sold in the summer. "It takes all the excitement out of these special days, and it just feels like the consumer is being pumped for cash at every opportunity. When the stores say they sell them Store bosses say … [Read more...] about Easter eggs are already for sale at Cambridgeshire shops
BAFFLED shoppers have spotted hot cross buns and Easter chocolate already on sale at supermarkets and convenience shops across the UK. There's still more than four months to go until the springtime holiday but seasonal treats - including a new Oreo flavour Creme Egg - have already gone on sale at some Tesco and convenience shops. Some shoppers are confused by the appearance of Easter eggs and hot cross buns in shops in December - especially as we haven't had Christmas yet. But others are delighted to get their hands on their favourite treats a month before they officially go on sale in January, when they will be available until Easter Monday on April 22, 2019. Some chocolate fans are particularly excited as they've spotted a brand new Easter treat on sale: a full-size Oreo version of a Creme Egg. Instagram user @amiegrace22 picked two up for 70p each at a Spar shop and posted it on Instagram, with one person commenting: "Need to try these!" A Cadbury spokeswoman explained that some … [Read more...] about Baffled shoppers spot Easter chocolates and hot cross buns in shops in DECEMBER
Scotland 4 July 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-44714050 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel An online promotion from Cadbury's and the National Trust for Scotland breached new rules on marketing junk food products to children.Last … [Read more...] about Easter promotion breached junk food rules