LIFE’s A BEACH: PARKDEAN RESORTS RATE THEIR TOP 50 BEACHES BY THEIR SHADE OF SAND

The holiday park operator has ranked holiday destinations by the beach’s shade of sand. Holiday pundits can now choose their ideal trips away based on the type of beach they most wish to visit in the UK. With more flights in doubt and countries going back into lockdown, now could be the time to explore the coasts of England. You can see the full “Sandtone” palette here.

BREAKING A SWEAT: GYM EQUIPMENT SALES SPIKE AS BRITS QUESTION RETURNING TO THE GYM

Research from price comparison site idealo.co.uk found that sales in gym equipment went through the roof, as people take to their own routines during lockdown. With the help of Joe Wicks, Courtney Black and other fitness fanatics, gym memberships have dropped dramatically, with The Gym Group announcing they’ve lost 178,000 customers lately. Boutique’s work with idealo resulted in coverage across Yahoo and MSN. You can read more about it here.

MONEY CAN BUY HAPINESS: RAISIN HAVE FIGURED OUT THE TOP CITIES IN THE UK WHERE MONEY CAN BUY HAPPINESS

Combining happiness scores, average life expectancies and the average wage in different locations, the savings market place has determined which locations money can buy the most happiness. It turns out, Winchester is #1, whilst Lancaster is at the bottom. Data also showed that people are the happiest if they’re earning over £30k too. Read more here.

NEVERSPOONS: APP LAUNCHED TO SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES

As lockdown was lifted in July and pubs started to reopen, Shane Jones created an app in his spare time that highlights independent pubs in different cities, so people can avoid going to chains. Neverspoons was downloaded 18,000 times in its first week and has steered people to support their local businesses. Check the app out here.

CAPTAIN CHARLOTTE: CAPTAIN BIRDSEYE TEMPORARILY REPLACED BY A FOSTER CARER

Charlotte Carter-Dunn stood out over 500 other competition entrants as she showcased the most efficient ways of using her freezer, which in turn saves money on her weekly food shopping budget. Charlotte can now be found on the front of the famous branding and on their products internationally.  Isn’t that lovely, you can find out more here.

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