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Inside 2020’s Peppa Pig: My First Concert UK Tour

Peppa Pig–My First Concert is a fun and interactive introduction to a live orchestra that will take Peppa Pig fans on a magical musical journey when it heads on tour in the UK from February to May 2020. This unmissable production is based on Entertainment

“Mamma Mia!”, less than 1 in 5 can identify Shakespeare quotes

A recent survey shows that only 16% of Brits can identify well-known (and commonly used in everyday conversations) Shakespeare quotes. However, when the same people were asked again, more than double the amount (34%) are able to identify songs from successful musicals. The survey, conducted by Thistle Hotels and OnePoll, shows that

HIV in the UK: towards zero HIV transmissions by 2030

A new report by Public Health England shows that HIV transmission in the UK has continued to fall. The new report shows that thanks to increases in HIV testing, fewer people remain unaware of their HIV status. The drop in HIV transmission has been especially large among gay, bisexual and other men who

NHS funding bill enters Parliament

The NHS Long Term Plan Funding Bill will enshrine in law an extra £33.9 billion a year by 2024 for the NHS. Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, will today introduce the NHS Long Term Plan Funding Bill to Parliament. The

New veterans ID cards rolled out to service leavers

A new ID card for armed forces veterans, which will help them access specialist support and services, has started to be issued to service leavers. From today, any personnel who have left the military since December 2018 will automatically be given one of the new

Rats found at Salford takeaway

A Salford takeaway which carried on trading even after fresh rat droppings were repeatedly found on the premises has been fined £6,000. Yamin 121 Ltd, the company behind the Love Balti takeaway on Langworthy Road, was found guilty of five offences under the Food Safety

20 garden trends for 2020

Sustainability and creating multi-use spaces are two of the biggest gardening trends for the new decade. The experts at BillyOh.com have researched the 20 trends for 2020 with greener gardens, arty designs and clever use of space all appearing in the list. Sustainability is key with conserving

Manchester City Council to act on Martyn’s Law

A meeting of Manchester City Council’s Executive will act on proposals that will enshrine the principles of Martyn’s Law into future regulations to ensure the safety of all Manchester residents. On 22 May 2017 Manchester was attacked. A terrorist bomb at the Manchester Arena claimed