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Iceni Magazine | December 10, 2018

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Richard Attenborough’s portrayal of Father Christmas voted the nation’s favourite of all time

December 10, 2018 |

Richard Attenborough’s movie portrayal of Father Christmas has been voted the nation’s favourite of all time, according to a survey.

A poll of 2,000 Brits saw Attenborough’s 1994 performance in The Miracle on 34th Street selected by more … Read More

Tim Tests It, Mega Review – Part 2

December 7, 2018 |

Two thousand eighteen was a packed year for car launches and our motoring editor, Tim Barnes-Clay, will be kept just as busy in 2019. So, without further ado, let’s dive in and see what he’s been driving since the last issue. … Read More

Not so slick! Quarter of Brits clueless about engine oil

December 7, 2018 |
  • A quarter of car owners don’t know the purpose of engine oil (25%)
  • The importance of the right engine oil explained
  • The best engine oils for the five most popular cars in Britain after half … Read More

Four in 10 diners now post photos of their meals on social media when dining out

December 7, 2018 |

Four in 10 diners now post photos of their meals on social media when dining out, according to a study.

Researchers who polled 2,000 adults who’ve eaten out during the past 12 months found the likes of Instagram … Read More

Almost a third of Brits believe Lapland is a FICTIONAL place

December 7, 2018 |

Almost a third of Brits believe Lapland is a FICTIONAL place, according to a study.

Researchers who polled 2,000 adults found many are clueless about the region, with one in 10 having checked the internet to find out … Read More

Six in 10 Brits admit to messing up the main Christmas meal

December 7, 2018 |

Serving up lumpy gravy, dropping food on the floor and burning your hands on hot pans are among the most common Christmas dinner cooking pitfalls, a study has found.

Researchers who polled 2,000 adults who celebrate the biggest … Read More

Expert reveals the top ten best conversation starters

December 6, 2018 |

Face-to-face conversations are becoming a thing of the past as high-tech devices lead us to live ‘isolated’ lifestyles, it has emerged.

A survey of 2,000 Brits found 54 per cent think the rise of technology now means they … Read More

Brits will spend the equivalent of two full days getting ready for Christmas Day

December 6, 2018 |

The average Brit will spend the equivalent of two full days getting ready for Christmas Day, a study has found.

Shopping for gifts and food, decorating the home and even deciding what to wear to festive parties will … Read More

Three quarters of parents tell white ‘lies’ over the festive period to keep the magic of Christmas alive

December 6, 2018 |

Three quarters of parents tell white ‘lies’ over the festive period to keep the magic of Christmas alive, according to research.

Researchers who polled 1,875 mums and dads of kids aged up to 11 found they’ll go to … Read More

These are the 30 most popular winter warmers

December 5, 2018 |

Cottage pie, lasagne and the humble Sunday roast have topped a list of the nation’s favourite ‘winter warmers’, it has emerged.

Researchers who carried out a detailed study also found at this time of year we are fond … Read More

Modern technology is saving Brits the equivalent of two weeks every year

December 5, 2018 |

Modern technology is saving Brits the equivalent of two weeks every year – or almost two-and-a-half years of the average adult lifetime, a study has found.

A poll of 2,000 adults found the likes of self-service checkouts, internet … Read More

These are the tactics Brits use to save time making the Christmas dinner

December 5, 2018 |

Brits have admitted the tactics they use to save time making the Christmas dinner.

A poll of 2,000 adults found only five per cent of Christmas chefs now make the most indulgent meal of the year without using pre-prepared ingredients.

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National Express is tracking down ‘long distance families’ – to reunite them for the Christmas

December 5, 2018 |

National Express is trying to track down the UK’s ‘long distance families’ – to reunite them for the festive season.

The UK’s largest coach operator is offering free travel to the selected family, alongside £500 cash to help … Read More

Team leads the way in endometrial cancer treatment

December 5, 2018 |

The treatment of endometrial cancer is set to be transformed at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) after the hospital charity funded a state-of-the-art piece of equipment.

The £110,000 Stryker Laparoscopy Stack System was paid for thanks to donations … Read More

Help Grant A Rescued Horse’s Wish This Christmas

December 4, 2018 |

All the rescued horses and donkeys of Redwings Horse Sanctuary want this Christmas is the chance to continue living a life free of fear and neglect.

Christmas shoppers can help make their wish come true by sponsoring a … Read More

A Norfolk Christmas

December 4, 2018 |

With the fine city of Norwich now awash with Christmas lights and a solid rotation of festive adverts starting to build momentum, it is very much starting to look a lot like that time of year again. 

After … Read More

How Your Business Can Benefit From Pinterest Boards

December 4, 2018 |

Pinterest Boards are the digital equivalent of a pin-board or scrapbook. Visitors to Pinterest usually visit to get information, ideas or inspiration from other members or brands. 

Boards can be public or private, but for the purposes of … Read More

Unwrap the magic of Christmas with the new Thorntons Cheeky Elf

December 4, 2018 |

This Christmas there’s a new mischievous addition to the Thorntons range of Christmas models. The Thorntons CheekyElf is the perfect gift for family and friends this season.

Santa and his team of little helpers have been busily preparing for the … Read More

These are the top 50 worst Christmas cracker jokes ever

December 4, 2018 |

“Who hides in a bakery at Christmas? A mince spy!” has been voted the most groan-inducing Christmas cracker joke EVER, according to research.

A poll of 2,000 Brits revealed that one in five selected the festive rib-tickler as … Read More

Six in 10 parents are suffering from ‘Christmas stress’

December 3, 2018 |

Six in 10 parents are suffering from ‘Christmas stress’ – as they try to find original places to hide gifts to keep them away from prying eyes.

The study of 2,000 mums and dads shows the nation’s wardrobes … Read More

These are the things Brits LOVE about the winter

December 3, 2018 |

Cosy nights by the fire, crisp mornings and not feeling guilty about staying in have emerged among a list of things Brits LOVE about winter, a study found.

Research revealed a large percentage of us also can’t wait … Read More

Millions are going plastic free, saying ‘no’ to unethical toys and only buying charity cards this Christmas

December 3, 2018 |

This YuleTide will be the most ethical in history – with millions going plastic free, saying ‘no’ to unethical toys and only buying charity Christmas cards, according to a study.

Researchers found that rather than buying into the … Read More

Parents are struggling to keep up with the costs of the latest technology for their kids

December 3, 2018 |

More than half of parents struggle to keep up with the costs of the latest technology for their kids, it has emerged.

Of the 2,000 parents polled one third admitted ‘going without’ themselves in order to buy the … Read More

These are the ten keys to happiness – according to Brits

December 3, 2018 |

Family is the key to happiness, according to Brits.

A study of 2,000 people has revealed their checklist for living the happiest life you can, with quality time with the family, time to yourself and catching up with … Read More

Fairytale of New York has been crowned the greatest Christmas tune of all time

December 3, 2018 |

Fairytale of New York has been crowned the greatest Christmas tune of all time by music lovers.

The Pogues hit featuring Kirsty MacColl ranked above Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You and Wham’s Last Christmas.

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Millions of Brits will buy their own Christmas presents this year – so they don’t end up with something of no use

December 3, 2018 |

Millions of Brits will buy their own Christmas presents this year – so they don’t end up with something they’ve got absolutely no use for.

A poll of 2,000 adults found 53 per cent have received unwanted gifts … Read More

Millions of British couples are having heated rows – about the temperature of their homes

December 3, 2018 |

Millions of British couples are having heated rows – about the temperature of their homes, it has emerged.

Researchers who carried out a detailed study found one in two have had a disagreement with their other half over … Read More

Once-popular presents such as bikes, skateboards and rollerblades are slipping down kids’ Christmas lists

December 3, 2018 |

Once-popular presents such as bikes, skateboards and rollerblades are slipping down kids’ Christmas lists, a study has found.

A poll of 2,000 parents revealed just one in 10 children has asked for a new bike or skateboard from … Read More

5 ways to generate quick cash for Christmas

November 29, 2018 |

Christmas is a lovely time of year, but it’s also one of the priciest.

The typical household spends over £500 more than usual in the month of December, according to statistics from the Bank of England, showing just … Read More

5 ways to incorporate the winter wilderness trend into your home

November 28, 2018 |

With the darker nights setting in and a steep drop in temperature, it can only mean one thing: winter is coming!

We all know this chilly season is the perfect time to stay indoors and get cosy, but … Read More

Millions of British motorists are unprepared for winter driving

November 28, 2018 |

Millions of motorists are unprepared for winter driving – with nearly half admitting they have not conducted any maintenance checks on their vehicle, according to research.

One in six revealed they have previously broken down in the cold … Read More

5 ways to refresh your guest bedroom for the festive season

November 27, 2018 |

With the festive season just around the corner, many of us will already have begun sorting out our homes in anticipation of the visitors we get around this wonderful time of year.

And, while you might have already … Read More

Why move when you can improve?

November 26, 2018 |

The start of a new year is often associated with new beginnings, hopes and aspirations for the coming months. 

A bigger and better house is often wished for by many people, but why not save yourself time, money … Read More

This Tuesday is the loneliest day of the year for parents – with new mums hit the hardest

November 26, 2018 |

Tuesday November 27 is the loneliest day of the year for parents – with new mums hit the hardest, according to research.

A miserable mix of dark nights, bad weather and struggling to budget for Christmas are the … Read More

Dinner at 6:48pm, two hours in front of the TV and bed by 10:45pm is the recipe for a ‘perfect night in’

November 23, 2018 |

The recipe for a perfect night in includes dinner at 6:48pm, two hours in front of the TV and bed by 10:45pm, according to research.

A poll of 2,000 adults revealed 78 per cent of Brits now opt to stay … Read More

Brits want to see Winter Fuel Payments made available to everyone who needs it

November 23, 2018 |

Most Brits would like to see Winter Fuel Payments made available to everyone who needs it – regardless of their age, a study found.

Researchers who polled 2,000 UK adults found two thirds think the scheme should be … Read More

G4 At Norwich Cathedral Review

November 23, 2018 |

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…..

G4 were welcomed back to Norwich for a sold out concert at the beautiful Norwich Cathedral on Thursday 22nd November.

This is the 4th time the show has been to Norwich (I’ve … Read More

It’s official – Winter is bad for your health, appearance – and sex life

November 23, 2018 |

Winter is bad for your health, appearance – and your sex life, a study has found.

A poll of 2,000 adults found the cold and dark winter months result in an increase in illnesses, a lower mood and … Read More

Would you qualify as an everyday hero?

November 20, 2018 |

‘What would you do if you drove past another motorist, who had broken down at the side of the road and needed help?

If that motorist was pregnant, you’d surely stop and offer your assistance, wouldn’t you? But … Read More

How to Improve Your Health and Wellbeing for The Future

November 20, 2018 |

Most people want to live long and healthy lives but with so much conflicting information out there it can be difficult to know whether to stay away from that second cup of coffee or drink coconut oil straight from the … Read More

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