The ultimate guide to being efficient with heating and hot water

Unless you’re running a full-spec recording studio and car maintenance workshop in your garage, the majority of your monthly energy bill probably goes towards providing heat and hot water in your home – particularly during the winter. So if you’re trying to be more energy efficient and cut back on costs, it makes sense to…

Am I Eligible for a free boiler?

These scammers say I can get a ‘free’ replacement boiler. So why don’t they bother to check I qualify for the deals? He introduces himself as Tom Cruise. Unsurprisingly he is not the Hollywood megastar but an Indian call centre worker. Still, his phoney name grabbed my attention for that essential millisecond. And believe it…

Day Excursions from Preston to Ulverston

Fancy a wander around the old Cumbrian town of Ulverston on market day with time for a ‘wander’. We then travel to nearby Conishead Priory, and after a tour of the Priory we get the rare opportunity to see the Buddhist Temple before enjoying a Cream Tea in the beautiful surroundings of the Priory, with…