Oscar’s Book Prize, the £5,000 literary award recognising excellence in books for children under five, has revealed its 2019 shortlist. Now in its sixth year, the award saw 117 entries, with submissions from across the country, from publishers new and old.
Congratulations to Britax Romer – the car seat brand of choice for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge – for its inclusion in a new commemorative book to be published in summer 2019: Our Royal Baby charting the love story of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
How to choose your perfect dog to suit your family and lifestyle.
The charity Facial Palsy UK has launched a petition seeking to raise awareness of the impact of facial palsy in the United Kingdom. In its first three weeks the petition, which runs until August and is totally non-party political, has been signed by over 3,000 people the length and breadth of the UK. Could you sign too? 10,000 signatures are needed to receive a Government response.
Millions of Britons are cutting their lives short — and increasing their risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer and dementia — because they are not getting enough sleep, the latest research reveals. Despite the mass of evidence, a survey by Puressentiel shows Britons routinely under-estimate the risks around poor sleep. Only one in ten realises it increases the chance of developing diabetes, four out of five did not know it can contribute to heart problems and three out of four had no idea it impairs immunity.
There are many reasons for drinking low alcohol drinks. Heineken have just added another two: tastes good and only 69 calories per bottle, writes Anne Coates.
On World Book Day – 7 March – a Readathon is being held at LIBRARY, a private members bar in London, in keeping with the theme of female empowerment, to celebrate the start of the online voting for London's BIG READ 2019.
Leading children's charity, Barnardo's, calls for more foster carers as number of children in care rises by 27 percent in a decade in England.
Celebrating 20 years in business, Green People is offering readers 20 per cent off their Organic Children range until 27 January, 2019.
Travelodge have announced their Black Friday Deal – get 15 per cent off one night, 25 per cent off two nights and 35 per cent off three nights on selected stays between 13 December and 30 January 2019.
University students are being targeted by scammers with fake tax refunds in an effort to steal money and personal details, warns HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Here is some advice we'd all do well to follow to avoid a scam.