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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?
shrinkflation Have you noticed that pack sizes have shrunk while prices remain unchanged?
Some big name brands are shrinking product sizes and quantities while keeping the original price...
Baby foot in mother hand. Tiny Newborn Baby's foot on female han Is 65 too old to become a mother again?
A German woman is set to become world's oldest mother of quadruplets. The 65-year-old Berlin...
CAMILLA Do you think Camilla should be crowned queen?
As the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary today, has Camilla...
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General Election 2015

General election 2015
Now is your chance to engage in our Silversurfers General Election 2015 debates!
Team Which coalition do you find more palatable?
Another lively television debate tonight, with just five of the main parties is over. And now...
Group of Young Students with Speech Bubbles Do you influence the younger generation who are of voting age in your family?
Many of us have teenage children and grandchildren who are likely to be voting in their first...
smoking-nigel Should smoking be brought back into pubs?
The smoking ban came into force in the UK in July 2007 and to most of us no smoking is the norm now...
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This poem conjures up some lovely views on a road trip through the Rocky Mountains, written by...
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Botswana is a safari destination like no other. Much like its safari counterparts it offers...
Pancakes With Fresh Berries Decadent breakfasts
Baked French toast anyone? Decadent breakfasts are just made for lazy Sunday mornings, when there...
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One in six people in the UK are deaf or hard of hearing, with more than 50% of people over the age...
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From Harry Potter to the Lord of the Rings, we've put together a list of epic stories to inspire...
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Children aren't the only picky eaters—you might find foods you once loved no longer appeal. If...
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Thousands of people across the UK have tried the Couch to 5k programme, and have seen themselves go...

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This month we are giving away 2 pairs of tickets to both the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park AND RHS...
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Despite the UK's reputation for poor weather, we're a nation of keen gardeners. A huge variety of...
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Learning a new language can be a very rewarding experience. Whether you're hoping to be able to...
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Election Cross / Check With Colored Pencil The Kiss
This timely poem was written by Martin Silvester and he said "As the election is looming I thought...
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If your idea of heaven is spending time cooking up a storm in the kitchen, you're sure to love...
Time To Wake Up Brighten up your home with better lighting
Lift your mood naturally by making your home a sunny, brighter and better-lit place. Swap dark...
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If you have difficulty sleeping, or if you think you could get a better quality sleep, it could be...
Bird Spring
This delightful seasonal poem was written by Irene Kerr ... Spring Days are getting...
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Make the most of the summer sun by considering solar panels for your home. Solar panels can mean...
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It may be the capital of the EU, but there’s far more to Brussels than briefcases and...
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Bitter chicory works superbly well with the crunchy celery, sweet Pink Lady apples and nutty...
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Booklovers are looking at the brightening weather with excitement, anticipating the kind of days...
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This is turning into one of the most explosive, phenomenal springs here in southern England for...
Woman Setting Control Panel On Home Security System Improving your home security
There are few things more distressing than coming home to find that you have been the victim of a...
Magnolia National Gardening Week 13th April - 19th April 2015
National Gardening Week was launched four years ago by the RHS and since then has grown into the...

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