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A wonderful festive day out for all the family is in store in Portlaoise this weekend with the return of the annual street Christmas market in the town. People from near and far can expect a buzzing atmosphere, ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
2. Charlie Hodson
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Christmas is coming and there is no better way to get into the festive mood than visiting a market, with mulled wine in hand of course. Norfolk Day ambassadors Charlie Hodson and Ruddy Muddy are visiting ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
3. Barry Coleman
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Great Yarmouth and its festive ice rink is to take centre stage at the weekend when a national ice hockey tournament comes to town. More than 800 people glided out onto the real ice rink during its first ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Animal Equality are now asking all British restaurants not to offer foie gras. “Tate Modern offers it only on its festive menu, not year round, so is reinforcing the idea that foie gras is a luxury product ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
5. Shoebox project for York care homes
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MILLTHORPE School has joined a new project launching in York that will help give Christmas presents to care home residents who will be alone throughout the festive season. The Silver Santa project asks ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
The top of the will be bursting with Christmas fun this December as there are loads of events going on to mark the start of the festive season, including the festive parade. There will definitely be something ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Fast food giant McDonald's has revealed its Christmas menu - and it looks so so good. The new range - which includes a new burger, sides and a special festive ice cream snack - will be available in store ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Customers were left red-faced after finding two polar bears looking very cosy in a shopping centre Christmas display. Stunned shoppers at the usually family-friendly mall on the Isle of Man spotted the ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
... of the 71-year-old’s classic hit Your Song accompanied by a festive-themed retrospective of the musician’s career. Read Full Article  ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
... opportunity to pick up some present ideas for Christmas or just get yourself in the festive spirit. Read Full Article  ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
11. Mammoth-sized bottles ready for the festive period
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Attention shoppers! Black Friday is the gift that keeps on giving, with Morrisons stocking its shelves with 1.75l bottles of gin, magnums of prosecco and other drink deals. Boodles Gin costs 40 for the ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
THE vivacious Chester-based choir A Handbag of Harmonies will be singing for charity at Children Today’s festive fundraising event on December 14. Led by the charismatic Matt Baker, the women, will entertain ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
It's officially back! After two years of no official Christmas lights switch-on events in Taunton , Taunton Deane Borough Council has announced one will return later this week. With plenty of festive events ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
14. The festive season is about to commence, stay the course
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I t’s that time of year again – and it starts with the Thanksgiving soirées at the office, then it trickles on to the elaborate Thanksgiving spreads at friends and family’s homes. Christmas is knocking ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
15. You'll soon be able to pop along for a festive treat
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Leicester's newest coffee shop is set to open this weekend. Caffe Nero will launch its latest city store, on the corner of Silver Street and High Street, on Sunday, November 25. The coffee chain has taken ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
... jumper day is a little while off yet (December 15) you want to get as much wear out of your festive knit as possible ('tis the season after all). Read Full Article  ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
A seaside restaurant is to host the world's first ever 'Sausage Party' to kick off the festive season with a bang. That's right - a 'Sausage Party' is coming to the Kent coast, where you can feast on 100 ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
18. Imagine Theatre bring a sparkly surprise to the Belgrade
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... Surprise is Imagine Theatre’s fifth festive show specially created for preschoolers, drawing on.... Read Full Article  ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
If just decorating your tree with lights is a bit too middle of the road for you and you are the owner of a beard or know someone with one, there's a new festive must-have you'll want to snap up. Gadget ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
© Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited. We've had the John Lewis advert and the Greggs Festive Bake, which means Christmas is on its way. And for some that means putting up the tree as soon ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
... festive season. Last Christmas alone, the firm helped passengers save a staggering 19m - with the average person saving 58. Read Full Article  ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
After a long day of Christmas shopping there's nothing better than laying on the sofa with a box of chocolates, watching a festive film. And now that the big day is only five weeks away, it's a perfectly ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
23. Puzzle: Can you spot the star-topped Christmas tree?
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Festive puzzle tasks players with finding the ONLY Christmas tree with a star on top... so how long will it take you to spot it? Current record for spotting the star in among the Christmas trees is 32 ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
24. Tips to beat the Black Friday shopping madness
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JOHANNESBURG - The festive season is upon us and that means indulgence, family time and shopping! According to Wikipedia, Black Friday is an informal name for the day following Thanksgiving Day in the ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Christmas trees are starting to pop up in people's front windows, festive songs are being played on the radio and present shopping is well underway for most of us. So that means one thing - it's now an ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Christmas trees are starting to pop up in people's front windows, festive songs are being played on the radio and present shopping is well underway for most of us. So that means one thing - it's now an ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
27. Sweden unveils hottest Christmas gift of 2018
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Worried the festive season has become an exercise in consumerism and Black Friday shopping? Swedish retailers predict the Christmas gift of the year will be something much more sustainable. Retail organization ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
28. Hospice's Christmas fair will have a dash of Santa
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YORK'S St Leonard's Hospice will be getting people into the festive spirit this weekend when it holds its annual Christmas Fair. Although the event is historically held at the hospice itself on Tadcaster ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
WITH the spectacular Christmas lights now switched on at the Crescent Shopping Centre in Limerick the festive period has officially begun and there’s lots of fun in store between now and December 25. For ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
30. Festive Nostalgia Leaves No Scone Unturned
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MELBOURNE, Australia Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Chestnuts roasting on an open fire and fresh pumpkin pie are synonymous with cherished childhood memories of the Festive Season. A Christmas Carol or ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
MCDONALD'S fans have praised the fast-food retailer's festive ad as "better than John Lewis'", saying it gives them "all the feels". The advert sees Santa and his reindeer delivering presents on Christmas ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
... "any offence" after a plea to help treat his family over the festive period. Read Full Article  ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Melania Trump always knows how to ring in Christmas time at the White House in the perfect outfit. During President Donald Trump’s first year in office, the 20-foot-tall White House Christmas tree arrived ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
The DreamToys annual must-have Christmas toys list has been unveiled today. The 12 products were selected by industry experts, and according to DreamToys they will be the "talk of the playground this festive ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
It turns out Santa doesn't just indulge in milk and cookies, he is also a fan of brunch - and both little and big kids alike can join him for a bit in Nottingham this Taking place on December 15, 16, 22 ...
Monday, 19 November 2018
... Fox Garden World is always a popular calling point for North East families during the festive.... Read Full Article  ...
Monday, 19 November 2018
Blood donors are being urged to make and keep appointments at Sheffield donor centre before Christmas as NHS Blood and Transplant warns it needs to build up blood stocks ahead of the critical festive period. ...
Monday, 19 November 2018
... ready for Santa’s arrival with some festivefun. The popular Yorkshire attraction’s beloved.... Read Full Article  ...
Monday, 19 November 2018
39. Potters Christmas Spectacular Credit: Potters
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Santa Claus is coming to the coast over the festive season, alongside his elves and local children, for the annual show at Potters, located in Hopton-on-Sea. The show runs at the holiday resort at selected ...
Monday, 19 November 2018
40. The store is perfect for scented candle fans
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... festive feel to the High Street. For shoppers - and particularly fans of scented candles - the.... Read Full Article  ...
Monday, 19 November 2018
41. Ikea real 6ft Christmas tree can cost you just £5
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A real Christmas tree is the centrepiece of festive decorations in many homes - but they can be expensive. However, you could have a whopping 6ft fir tree for just 5, thanks a to Ikea. Customers buying ...
Monday, 19 November 2018
A festive night out for hundreds of children on a holiday-themed train turned into a nightmare before Christmas after two people were struck and killed late Saturday, officials said. The Plymouth County ...
Monday, 19 November 2018
In Haverhill, two multinational companies are weighing up their future in the town. A Spanish packaging manufacturer, Saica Flex, is making 32 people redundant, according to a member of staff at the site ...
Monday, 19 November 2018
44. The store is perfect for scented candle fans
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... festive feel to the High Street. For shoppers - and particularly fans of scented candles - the.... Read Full Article  ...
Monday, 19 November 2018
45. Ikea real 6ft Christmas tree can cost you just £5
(Last Minute Christmas/NewsBriefs)
A real Christmas tree is the centrepiece of festive decorations in many homes - but they can be expensive. However, you could have a whopping 6ft fir tree for just 5, thanks a to Ikea. Customers buying ...
Monday, 19 November 2018
With two new nephews in the family, Christmas is set to be an exciting time in the Middleton household and now youngest sibling James has opened up about what the festive season with Kate and Pippa is ...
Monday, 19 November 2018
As Christmas creeps ever closer the preparations for the festive season are well underway. The annual Lighting Up Brentwood event will take place this weekend (Saturday, 24 November). The High Street will ...
Monday, 19 November 2018
. As the festive season rolls around, Kate Middleton's brother James has opened up how his family spends their Christmas together. Read Full Article  ...
Monday, 19 November 2018
Heathrow's new Christmas ad makes festive travel a bit more bearable. (Photo: Heathrow Airport video / Youtube) The thought of long or even short haul travel over the rush of the festive season is daunting, ...
Monday, 19 November 2018
Whiskey fans are in for a treat this festive season, thanks to Asda. The supermarket is selling a Jack Daniel's Advent calendar filled with 23 miniature bottles of the American tipple. It contains bottles ...
Monday, 19 November 2018