It’s Carry on Camping for Cash-strapped Brits

Canvas is increasingly the holiday shelter of choice for many Britons with tent sales and site bookings up before the season has even begun. Bookings for the Easter bank holiday, next weekend, are 28% up on 2010 and 5% up on last year, reports the Camping and Caravanning Club. Cycling and leisure retailer Halfords have […]

Britons prepare to see out the Big Chill

Britons have reacted to the big freeze which finally hit the UK, sending temperatures plummeting and covering large parts of the country in snow. Car accessory retailer Halfords reports drivers stocking up on break down kits, de-icers, anti-freeze, scrapers and snow shovels. Householders are also determined not to get caught out with a rush on bags […]