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Turn Down The Heat

There are so many easy ways to use less energy around the home without freezing to death or sitting in the dark. Switching off lights when you leave a room, turning the TV fully off rather than leaving it on standby overnight, not leaving laptops and mobiles charging 24/7, remembering to make your tea the first time the kettle boils rather than boiling it all over again 20 minutes later, or just simply putting a jumper on and turning the heating thermostat down a degree or two – all of these things are so easy to do and we’ve got a whole load of articles to remind you to do them…

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Reasons to snog, marry and avoid Stephen Colbert, Russell Brand and Lady Gaga

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This week we’re snogging a political satirist, marrying a straggly-haired visionary and avoiding someone who’s gone completely Gaga…

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WINTER WOOLLIES: Add some sunshine to your life with bright bobble hats

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What better way to add a spot of sunshine to your life than with some eye-catchingly colourful winter accessories…

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Fashionable hairstyles for you! The best do’s for your barnet this season

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Fashionable hairstyles change with the season so you need to make sure you’re keeping up with the trends…

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WINTER WOOLLIES: Get ready for winter in these cosy Nordic jumpers

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There might still be a bit of sunshine trying to poke through but it’s only a matter of time before the cold weather starts to kick in and it’s time to prepare yourself…

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QHotels introduce pedal powered meetings

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Want to make an impact at your next business meeting? Why not show your clients that you really mean business (and boost your eco credentials) by using pedal power to fuel your meeting?

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Reasons to snog, marry and avoid Jay McGuinnes, Rob Lowe and Lady Gaga

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This week we’re snogging a teen heartthrob, marrying Mr Dimples and avoiding someone who’s clearly gone a bit Gaga…

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COMP: Win a cool solar charger for your mobile phone and gadgets

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Hate being caught out without a phone charger? Say goodbye to the days of frantically scouring the office for a spare USB or entrusting your phone to a stranger in a pub to charge…

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14 ways to ruin the environment in 66 seconds

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Anti-environmentalists, we’re listening… this one’s for you…

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Not a Bonnie lass anymore! Tyler sings for the UK in another dissappointing year of Eurovision

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A voting scandal, a controversial lesbian kiss and Bonnie Tyler in stretchy leggings… the most exciting things about Eurovision once again had absolutely nothing to do with music…

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COMP: Save water, energy and money with this cool eco shower head

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For a chance to win your very own eco water-saving showerhead all you have to do is answer the question…

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TV TURN-OFF: Wales hops on the band wagon with the return of The Valleys

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The new series of The Valleys returns to our screens, promising even more desperate antics…

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COMP: Sick of dodgy WiFi? Win an awesome bit of tech that’ll save you from taking it out on your laptop

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If waiting for the internet to load is becoming the bain of your life we’ve found something very cool that can help…

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TV TURN OFF: Sad farewell to one of Britains most influential green advocates

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She may not have been everyone’s cup of tea but she did a lot of good for this little planet we call home…

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COMP: Pound that pavement and WIN a pair of cool sports shoes

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Summer is just around the corner so it’s time to shape up! And we have the perfect prize to get you started…

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TV TURN-OFF: Kim Kardashian’s (blood) thirst for eternal youth is out of control

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Kim Kardashian’s latest treatment in the name of beauty makes viewers queezy…

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SH*T OR HIT: Take That hit Glastonbury plus check out Justin Bieber’s goat edition

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Here’s what’s been rocking the world of music over the past two weeks…

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