Welcome to Silversurfers - features, offers, news & social forums for the over 50s...
Silversurfers
Articles

Dame Joan Collins says getting the Covid-19 jab was the “easiest thing” – as...

Dame Joan Collins vaccinated on the same day as The Queen

Our parks have arguably never felt so loved. The pandemic has sent us careening...

14 ways to refresh your daily walk

Like so many of us, Joe Wicks is finding another lockdown mentally challenging. The...

As Joe Wicks admits feeling low, these resources can help if you need a chat

Gordon Ramsay has paid tribute to chef and restaurateur Albert Roux as “the man...

Gordon Ramsay leads tributes to culinary ‘legend’ Albert Roux
Meet the star species of David Attenborough’s A Perfect Planet

From volcanic eruptions responsible for crafting much of the earth’s surface, to weather patterns...

How to take great pictures of gardens

Fancy yourself as a garden photographer? If you took some beautiful festive garden shots,...

Joe Wicks’ top 5 tips for a healthy January

With his upbeat energy and dedication to getting people fit, who better to help...

New 2021 coins to mark Queen’s historic birthday

The Queen’s 95th birthday will be celebrated on one of five new commemorative coins...

David Attenborough says 2021 could be year for ‘positive change’

Sir David Attenborough has said 2021 “could be a year for positive change” as...

From homeschooling to Sir David Attenborough: George, Charlotte and Louis’ year

Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis played their part in boosting spirits during...

Veganuary quiz: Is this food vegan or not?

This January, many of us are tackling the challenge of Veganuary – going vegan...

12 simple eco resolutions to make in 2021

The idea of climate change can be so staggeringly overwhelming sometimes, that ignoring it...

8 New Year’s resolutions that actually work in a pandemic

Instead of a New Year’s resolution that rights a wrong in your life, why...

From new beginnings for beavers to late snow in Snowdonia: A year in review

The annual review of the year from the National Trust reveals the highlights –...

Try this Christmas quiz from ace quizzer and actor Shaun Williamson

Some of us may know him as EastEnders’ amiable loser Barry Evans, others as...

Royal Mail’s first special stamps of 2021 celebrates UK’s National Parks

The Royal Mail has revealed its first special stamps issue of 2021 which celebrates...

Image of penguins with their flippers around each other wins photography prize

A picture of two penguins standing “flipper in flipper” has won a photography award....

Gregg Wallace shares his tops tips for staying fit

Gregg Wallace – telly presenter and MasterChef judge – has turned his life around,...

Christopher Dean: It’s like you’re flying

“If somebody had said it five years ago, we wouldn’t have done it, but...

Billy Connolly: I don’t want to be on stage with Parkinson’s

There’s a river that flows right behind Sir Billy Connolly’s Florida home, and he...

7 ways to reduce Christmas food waste – especially if you now have too much in the fridge

With a variety of restrictions in place meaning many of us can’t have the...

8 ways to make video calls more festive – and stay connected throughout Christmas Day

Christmas is going to be a largely online affair this year, but it can...

5 expert tips to help your poinsettias last through Christmas

Festive poinsettias can look spectacular at Christmas, but all too often they end up...

From bling to blue: A look back at some of the Queen’s Christmas Message outfits through the decades

While Duchess of Cambridge might frequently make the headlines for her fashion triumphs, when...

Bill Bailey emotional as he is crowned Strictly Come Dancing winner

Bill Bailey described his win as “surreal” after becoming the oldest Strictly Come Dancing...

Christmas is cancelled for millions in London and the South East

The Prime Minister acts after scientists warn the new variant coronavirus is spreading more...

In Pictures: RSPCA Young Photographer winners capture nature at its finest

A group of young photographers have been recognised for their skill in capturing the...

Can’t go to the panto, or the Christmas market? These festive events are taking place online

Christmas is not cancelled – we repeat, Christmas is not cancelled. You could be...

Victoria Hislop: Happiness is really important – it makes you stronger

Victoria Hislop is thoughtful, erudite and exudes a poise and kindness that’s quite lovely....

New to John le Carré’s work? 5 of the author’s best spy novels to read now

Author David Cornwell, best known by his pen name John le Carré, has died...

Shirley Ballas: I will never be happy with the way I look

We are just days away from seeing the Glitterball Trophy being handed over to...

14 things you only know if you’re obsessed with crisps

Is there anything more enjoyable than settling down on the sofa of an evening...

Cockney heroine Dame Barbara endeared herself to the nation

With her irresistible chuckling laugh and signature crop of bright blonde hair, Dame Barbara...

Glitz, glamour and high heels: This is Dolly Parton’s signature style

In an increasingly divisive world, one thing has the power to unite us all:...

Page 5 of 42
1,032,014 LIKES