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How will you spend your pension lump sum?
If you're 55 or over on 6th April 2015, you can withdraw 25% of your pension as a lump sum. Have you thought what you might do with your nest egg?
670x377Image Is Chris Evans a suitable replacement presenter for Top Gear?
It has been confirmed that Jeremy Clarkson has been sacked as Top Gear presenter after a BBC...
Hands Holding Smiley Faces Speech Bubbles Are you feeling happier as you get older?
A new poll by Eurostat indicates that British Pensioners are  happier than their counterparts in...
illustration of solar system showing planets around sun Would you like to take a one way trip to Mars?
Mars One will establish a permanent human settlement on Mars. Crews of four will depart every two...
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General Election 2015

General election 2015
Now is your chance to engage in our Silversurfers General Election 2015 debates!
Who would you elect to be Prime Minister from our list of celebrity candidates?
In the USA they had Ronald Regan for President, with Arnold Schwarzenegger...
Green_Party_logo-1 What will the Green Party do for you?
We asked the Green Party what their manifesto offered Silversurfers, and here are some key...
George Osborne Has the budget helped you?
The Chancellor George Osborne announced his new budget yesterday with some benefits for the over...
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Nelson's Dockyard near Falmouth, Antigua, Caribbean Antiguan Allure
This beautiful poe was written by Terry Custance, who went to Antigua recently and came back...
Santa Maddalena Village, Val di Funes, Italy, Europe Return to the old country
My mother’s mum and dad were Italian, a fact that I’d always taken for granted as a child...
budget Take part in the Big British Budget
ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE On 18th March, Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne delivered his...
Choc strawberries Chocolate dipped strawberries for Easter
Instead of hunting for chocolate eggs, try this grown up treat for Easter.  Healthier than a...
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Gone are the days when you’d spot someone jogging in jeans. As healthy eating and exercise...
Teletext Holidays Hidden Gems in Holiday Hotspots
While it’s always lovely to get away, sometimes you really want to get away and seek out those...
Granary Bread On Gray Background With Stop Sign "Good" And "Bad" Carbs - What Does It All Mean?
From banning carbs outright to distinguishing between "good" and "bad" carbs, modern diets today...
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Asia has many great rivers with China’s Yangtze and South East Asia’s Mekong two of the most...

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Since the financial crisis of 2007-08, economics news has enjoyed a bit of an upturn in popularity...
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Spring is in the air and Easter is around the corner, so there’s no better time to get creative...
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More and more people are choosing to go Vegan for financial, environmental and animal rights...
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Wooden Cafe London Pop-up Restaurants this spring
While still a relatively modern phenomenon, the concept of the pop-up restaurant has been embraced...
Dishwasher 10 surprising things you can clean in the dishwasher
For anyone who has one, the dishwasher is an essential part of their kitchen and has removed the...
Euro Bills On Wooden Board With Credit Cards In Background Going abroad? Carry your money more efficiently
When you are heading for your place in the sun make sure you have explored the different options...
Giant Cornflake Nest Delicious Easter desserts
Serve up something sweet for your family and friends this Easter and wow them with these delicious...
Man Awake In Bed Suffering With Insomnia Tackling insomina
If you suffer – or have ever suffered – from insomnia, you'll know how a lack of sleep can...
Beachcomber Lodge resized Holiday home ownership in stunning surroundings
Set amongst the beautiful Pennant Park 18 Hole Golf Course the Pennant Park Lodges offer exclusive...
labneh Strawberry and rhubarb labneh balls
This guilt-free dessert is the perfect mid week pick me up and is easy to make ahead on the...
Makeup Kit Keep your makeup in place with primer
Primers are becoming increasingly popular to use as part of a daily skincare routine, as they help...
A namtag sticker with the words Hello I Am Going to Make You Ric Pension scammers are after your money!
Silversurfers.com point out how to spot a scam With the over 55s being able to take a cash lump...
Two businessman finger have argument and isolated on white Working through conflict
Whether it's in the family or the workplace, resolving a conflict is a tricky job – one that no...
Dachshund Puppy Is Digging Hole On Beach Sand Dog behaviour tips
Any dog-owners who saw the BBC TV show Six Puppies and Us will have recognised the teething...
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The new musical, Love Me Tender, featuring the music of Elvis Presley from the producers...

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The Foundation has been fighting wildlife crime in Africa and Asia, trying to save Elephants, Rhinos and Tigers from poachers...
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Supporting our UK war injured veterans to gain skills and qualifications for new careers outside the military...
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Sparks supports research into medical conditions effecting children's health and is supported by some of the UKs top sports personalities...
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