You know the drill by now, if you are heading out on a long car journey then you pack the drinks, some sweets and the headphones for the kids. Anything to keep you travelling and avoiding the normal arguments coming from the back seats.
So just as you would get yourself ready for the journey, there are some essential things to check on the car before you set off. Have a look through our #CarSafetyChecklist and make sure your car is safe before your next journey. Or if you are unsure about anything to do with your car, then it could be worth looking at kwik-fit.com or popping into their garage and let the professionals check it over and give you some answers.
In the meantime, here are ten most crucial things to be aware of for any car owner:
There’s nothing worse than having a plumbing emergency, whether it be a leaky tap, a blocked sink, or (worse), a blocked toilet or drain. This kind of plumbing emergency is something that has happened to all of us once or twice, and we all know how it feels to not be able to find the right plumber at these times. Luckily, there are now plenty of emergency plumbing services available which are on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. But even though the number of emergency plumbers has risen, this doesn’t mean that all of them provide a good service. There are some plumbers, according to news reports, who have been known to charge exorbitant fees for the simplest of jobs. If you don’t want to become victim to an unscrupulous plumber, here’s how best to choose an emergency plumbing service.
It was over a year ago that as a country the UK voted to leave the EU. One night in June 2016, the future of the British people was decided. A slight majority, under 2%, of the population decided that they thought the UK Would be better if it was not a member of the EU.
Being outside of the EU makes a lot of differences to the way that the UK will interact with the EU member countries and the rest of the world. To say that this is undecided is a massive understatement.
Today’s business buzzwords are all about creating something new, a new opportunity to make money out of an existing market. The age of the entrepreneur is upon us and it is being embraced by the whole of the business world.
London is seen as a hot bed of opportunity and available customers, who value a great product and are willing to pay the right price to make their lives easier, better or just simply more fun.
For many of us, modern life can be a pretty stressful experience. The ‘hustle and bustle’ of 21st century living has only seemed to intensify in recent years, and as we go about our daily routines, a lot of people have come to terms with stress as part and parcel of life. This is particularly true for those of us living in the sprawling urban jungles of today’s modern cities.
Are you stressed out? Having trouble at work or home? Then you need to take some time to de-stress and get yourself back to a relaxed state. With stress causing illness and poor mental health, take a look and see if any of these tips are helpful for you.
Kayaking is a popular outdoor sport that offers many health benefits to its practitioners. From toning your muscles and body to helping you relieve stress, practicing kayaking offers one of the best ways to get in shape. And unlike running or other forms of exercise, kayaking doesn’t cause damaging wear and tear on your body.
But just as important as its fitness rewards is that kayaking is an enjoyable activity that you can look forward to. So whether you’re thinking about becoming a whitewater badass or just practicing it with your friends, you’ll be enjoying the recreational and fitness benefits that only kayaking can offer.
The internet has made known in all aspects attainable. Naturally, the fitness industry isn’t the one to lag behind. Everything that you need to know about attaining the perfect body can be found with a single tap of the internet.
Meaning, unless you live under a rock, there’s no other excuse for you NOT to achieve your ideal physique. Decades ago, most people believe that getting your dream body wouldn’t be possible without hitting the gym. But that mindset isn’t exactly the right one.
As one grows older, the muscles in the body shorten, bones become brittle and coordination and balance also weaken. Having been in use for so many years, often with little care, the body begins to wear down and become more vulnerable to disease, illnesses and injury. This is why the elderly slowly become increasingly inactive. Caregiving experts at Ashton House, a leading nursing home in Crawley, explain that when the body begins to limit your physical abilities, it is not a sign to reduce physical activity, rather to find new ways of staying active comfortably.
Did you know that Hyde Park is the largest amongst the four Royal Parks in London? The Park that covers an area of 350 acres came into existence in 1536, when Henry VIII took the land from Westminster Abbey to use it as a hunting ground. It was in 1637 when Hyde Park was opened to the public and since then Hyde Park has been a prominent destination that offers both world-class events and concerts.