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The best British holidays you’ve never taken

The Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge in County Antrim

The UK is rich in history, culture and beauty – and yet many of us seldom explore what we have in our own back garden. So here’s a selection of brilliant British destinations that may not otherwise spring readily to mind.

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What to do if you have a traffic accident

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Road traffic accidents are sadly a frequent occurrence. If you happen to be in one, here are some pointers on how to handle the situation.

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Tips for a stress-free Gap Year


Whether you’re deferring entry to university, or taking a lengthy break from work, preparation for your travels is key – so we’ve come up with some money-saving pointers.

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The Hitch-Hiker's guide to travel insurance author Owe Carter's Owe Carter doesen't seem to be willing to let go of his recent adventure and return to reality.

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With the Easter break just around the corner, Owe Carter compiles a list of's UK campsite recommendations.

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Household safes: a guide

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With mistrust of banks becoming increasingly widespread, more and more people may be looking to stash their cash in their property. For obvious reasons, doing this isn’t without risks.

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Join the neighbourhood watch and reduce premiums

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If you're not a member of the Neighbourhood Watch already, then you've probably at least heard of the scheme. Or seen the round sticker with the smiley bobby and the happy community members.

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It’s cold outside, so make sure your home is warm

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It’s a bit chilly out. And although pelting snowballs at one another is a whole heap of fun for kids who are home from school, the cold isn’t welcomed by all. Groups such as pensioners are particularly vulnerable to cold weather, especially in light of escalating energy costs.

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The future of energy generation

Artist's impression of a solar island

To reduce global reliance on fossil fuels, much research is being made into more sustainable ways of generating power. Take a peek into a possible future here.

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Step-by-step guide to the energy switching process

Frustrated customer

For those who aren’t serial energy switchers, the process of changing who supplies you with your gas and electricity can seem daunting.

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Owe Carter

Owe Carter is a content producer who's worked for since 2007. He's the author of our Carless Cities report.

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