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You may have overpaid on your student loan – here’s how to check and get your money back

You may have overpaid on your student loan – here’s how to check and get your money back

More than £28 million in overpaid student loans in England is being held by the government, research has shown. Research Professional News found that repayments continued to be taken from the accounts of more than 510,000 loanees since 2010 even after the debt had been repaid in full. The over-payments averaged at around £600 per […]

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Here’s why special needs children are battling to get into mainstream schools

Samuel Bartley, 17, has gone to mainstream schools for his whole life. But at times, getting a place has been a challenge. Samuel, from south west London, has both physical and learning disabilities and uses a wheelchair. His mum Lucy said far more needs to be done to make mainstream education more inclusive. “Instinctively when […]

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You need to reapply for child benefits by 31 August or risk losing out – here’s why

You need to reapply for child benefits by 31 August or risk losing out – here’s why

You might have been regularly claiming child benefits since your little one was of a young age. But if your child has now reached the age of 16 and you don’t reapply for child benefits, you may risk losing out on a lot of money. Who can claim? All parents who earn less than £50,000 […]

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Say Yes to the Dress is looking for ‘confident brides’ – here’s how to apply for the TV show

Say Yes to the Dress is looking for ‘confident brides’ – here’s how to apply for the TV show

If you’ve recently become engaged or have been hunting for the perfect wedding dress for a while now, then have no fear because Gok Wan could be about to solve all your problems. The popular TLC TV series Say Yes to the Dress has just been recommissioned for a second series, and the casting team […]

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Is it safe to travel to Greece? Here’s everything you need to know about the wildfires

Is it safe to travel to Greece? Here’s everything you need to know about the wildfires

Holidaymakers in Greece have been issued with safety warnings due to the severity of the country’s ongoing spate of forest fires. While the initial blazes started in the Psachna region, the warnings extend to areas 70 miles away in Athens. Warning from the authorities Greek authorities have advised that anyone with breathing difficulties should stay […]

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You could be paid £500 to go on a luxury cruise around Croatia – here’s how to apply

You could be paid £500 to go on a luxury cruise around Croatia – here’s how to apply

If you’re a foodie who would jump at a free trip to Croatia, then you could be in luck. A cruise company is offering the opportunity for one person to win a free food and wine trip along the Croatian coast – and you’ll even be paid £500 for your time. Searching for a ‘taste […]

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3 words to save your life – emergency services want people to download this app

3 words to save your life – emergency services want people to download this app

A clever app originally created due to confusion over postcodes is being used successfully in emergency situations. The emergency services are now urging people to download it, as it could save your life one day. what3words Called what3words, the app divides the entire world up into 57 trillion 10 foot by 10 foot squares. Each […]

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Shocking dashcam video shows driver smashing into lorry after overtaking three cars on a blind bend

Shocking dashcam video shows driver smashing into lorry after overtaking three cars on a blind bend

This is the shocking moment a driver smashes into the back of a lorry after attempting to overtake three cars on a blind bend. Scott Lowe, 30, told police he crossed the double white lines because he was in a rush, before admitting he had “been an idiot”. Terrifying footage shows Lowe ploughing his Seat […]

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easyJet is currently hiring cabin crew – here’s what they’re looking for

easyJet is currently hiring cabin crew – here’s what they’re looking for

Are you looking for a change in career, or have you always dreamed of taking to the skies as part of the team of cabin crew on a plane? If so, easyJet is currently recruiting for staff – but be aware, the requirements to be able to undertake this role are pretty specific. Who can […]

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You can now buy red wine flavoured gin in the UK – would you try it?

You can now buy red wine flavoured gin in the UK – would you try it?

You could be a fan of both gin and red wine – but have you ever thought about combining them? An unusual red wine flavoured gin is now available to buy in the UK, for drinkers who want to try something new. Four Pillars Gin Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin is made in Australia and […]

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