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Public concern on human health impact of plastic pollution

The impact of marine plastic pollution on human health tops a list of health-related concerns over marine threats in a large scale survey which could help shape policy over how best to protect our oceans.

Researchers at the University of Exeter led a survey of more than 15,000 people across 14 European countries, plus Australia, as part of the interdisciplinary European collaboration called the Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe (SOPHIE) Project , funded by Horizons 2020.

Working with colleagues from the European Marine Board, the University of Vienna and the...

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Would you be better off with a Stocks and Shares ISA over Cash ISA?

Authored by Ellie Green
Posted: Thu, 06/17/2021 - 4:05pm

Do you want to plan for your financial future in a tax-effective manner? Cash ISAs and Stocks and Shares ISAs can help you save for the future but be sure they're the right fit for you.

What’s a Stocks and Shares ISA?

When you identify and invest in the best performing Stocks and Shares ISAs , there is so much that you can get in return. Stocks and Shares ISA allows you to invest money (up to £20,000 each tax year) in stock markets such as the FTSE 100 and the S&P 500 without paying any tax on the profits. The value of your investments rises and falls with the market...

5 ways to enjoy the hospitality businesses now that they’re open

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Sun, 06/13/2021 - 9:09am
This summer it’s all about having fun, enjoy yourself, and staying safe

The UK has received a new lease of life recently, thanks to the reopening of hospitality businesses across the country. After more than a year of uncertainty, forced closures and changing rules, lockdown restrictions had their most significant easing in May when hotels, bars, restaurants, museums and more were finally able to open their doors to customers again.

This has opened up a whole world of possibility for budding visitors and customers, who are understandably restless and keen to enjoy some activities...

Treats for your pet dog

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Fri, 06/11/2021 - 11:05am

There are many reasons why we give our dogs treats. We might toss one or two at them when they respond to training, when they’re on their best behavior, or just because of their cute looks. Whatever the reason, you’ll find that your pet immediately gets into a jolly mood after chewing on its treat. They simply love them. When it comes to dog snacks, owners have to know a thing or two about them to know which to give their dog and why, as there are several types of several types of dog treats .

Types of dog treats

They come in a fairly wide variety. Let’s go through them to see...

Useful tips and tricks to grow your Instagram account fast

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Wed, 06/09/2021 - 7:10am

Instagram has become a wonderful tool for growing your business as well as connecting with friends. It has evolved from a fun app aimed at children into a serious platform for content marketing, selling, networking, and audience and audience building for both individuals and businesses. offers free Instagram likes, and you can also get free Instagram followers from a trusted service provider.

We've compiled a list of useful tips for building an Instagram account quickly, no matter what your account is.

Let" s get started.

1. Collaborate...

3 ways to get a date

Authored by Ellie Green
Posted: Tue, 06/08/2021 - 11:20pm

Finding love is not always easy. People who are already in a relationship might have a hard time understanding how confusing and complicated the dating market can be, and people who are single might be struggling to find someone that they want to share their life with. Every relationship has to start somewhere, and most relationships start out with dates. Going on dates can be fantastic if it is with the right person, but they can also be a disaster if you end up on a date with someone that is not your type at all. Going on a date can also be a nerve-racking experience, especially if you...

Heart Research UK pledges over £500,000 for COVID-19 research

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Mon, 06/07/2021 - 2:02pm

National charity Heart Research UK is to fund three new research projects to investigate how COVID-19 affects the heart and circulatory system – an investment of over half a million pounds. Research has shown that people with cardiovascular conditions, including high blood pressure, have a higher risk of developing severe COVID-19. COVID-19 can also cause ‘new’ damage to the heart and blood vessels in people who have no pre-existing disease. Heart Research UK’s new grant scheme was designed to fund pioneering research to investigate these links and improve outcomes for patients suffering...

Best venues to host a firework night

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Sun, 06/06/2021 - 2:49pm

Are you looking to plan an event to bring your friends, family, or community together? A firework display could be the answer. With fun for every guest, plus the chance to potentially raise money for charity with an admittance fee, a firework show could be ideal. If you are considering putting on your own event Let's Party Fireworks are here to help. In this post, they will detail the ways to find the best venues for a firework night, so you can get a head start in your planning.

What should you look for in a fiework night venue?

The perfect site for a firework display...

How to become a successful Instagram influencer organically

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Sat, 06/05/2021 - 6:40am

If you would want to be an Instagram influencer or you are wondering how to steadily build your Instagram followers then, read this article to the very end. You will get simple and result-proven steps you can start practicing today.

Attracting a buzz of followers to your social media account is not as difficult as it looks if you know the buttons to press and you are willing to put in the work. Prior to now, influence marketing was only limited to popular celebrities, musicians, public figures and bloggers but now, anyone with a good following on social media can be an influencer...

UK’s Beach Hut of the Year 2021 competition invites a new season of beach hut stories

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 06/02/2021 - 8:29pm

Every Hut’s a Castle: The hugely popular competition celebrating the UK’s iconic and much-loved coastline havens has returned for its second year, with Beach Hut insurance specialists, Ryan’s Insurance inviting owners to enter to win over £1000 of prizes.

This year, in collaboration with both Millie’s Beach Huts, and the bestselling British author and scriptwriter, Veronica Henry, the competition is calling on the UK’s 20,000-plus beach hut owners to compete to become the prestigious winner of the ‘Ryan’s Beach Hut of the Year 2021’ – with entries judged on beach hut uses and the...

There is a new online safety bill in the UK: How does it work?

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Thu, 05/27/2021 - 11:34am

The internet is an ever-evolving world. As such, the need to make it safer should be taken as seriously as in the real world. That is why the UK government has just published a new law, to protect users against racist abuse. It also focuses on the security of younger ones, while finding a way to keep freedom of expression alive. Here is an overview of what this new law will imply.

The Need to protect Ourselves First

The fact that the government is issuing new measures of protections, does not save us from protecting ourselves in the first place. Today, everyone needs to use a VPN...
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