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Iceni Magazine | September 27, 2020

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Exercise, eating healthily and spending time with family are the most popular things Brits do to look after their mental health

September 27, 2020 |

Exercise, eating healthily and spending time with family are the most popular things Brits do to look after their mental health.

A survey of 2,000 UK adults revealed one in four have also attempted a new diet or … Read More

Brits spend an HOUR of each day on ‘mundane tasks’ – and changing the bedding, scrubbing the toilet and dusting are among the worst jobs

September 27, 2020 |

Brits are spending an HOUR of each day on ‘mundane tasks’ with changing the bedding, scrubbing the toilet and dusting among the worst jobs.

The study of 2,000 adults found that weeks are taken up by boring chores … Read More

Britain has become a nation of ‘upcyclers’ – with two thirds of adults eagerly fixing, customising and repurposing old household items

September 27, 2020 |

Britain has become a nation of ‘upcyclers’ – with two thirds of adults eagerly fixing, customising and repurposing old household items.

A poll of 2,000 adults found the most popular items to revitalise are bookcases, plant pots and … Read More

Why Is Charity Important?

September 25, 2020 |

In a perfect world, the act of charity wouldn’t need to exist because everyone would have their fair share of wealth and have no restrictions preventing them getting a days food to feed their family or having access to all-important … Read More

How Can You Support Your Local Community?

September 25, 2020 |

Anyone who lives in an area with a close-knit or friendly local community is sure to understand the benefits it can bring.

Although often people overlook what they can do to give back to the community and simply … Read More

Moving Forward From Redundancy

September 22, 2020 |

Some of us may remember the concept of a job for life, where you worked for a large blue-chip company or solid family business and received opportunities for training, promotion, travel and even relocation, leaving only due to personal choice … Read More

Craniosynostosis Awareness Month: Becky’s Story

September 16, 2020 |

There is no worse feeling than that of a medical professional telling you that your perfect bundle of joy isn’t perfect in the medical world. My world was shattered.

Leaving the hospital, the parting words from the neonatologist … Read More

5 Tips for Starting a Successful Plumbing Business

September 16, 2020 |

Starting any type of business is challenging and rewarding at the same time.

If you want your business to be successful, you must have the right mindset and understanding of how the business works. If you are planning … Read More

How To Manage Metabolic Abnormalities With Health Supplements

September 15, 2020 |

With a growing emphasis on wellbeing techniques, from full lifestyle changes to hitting the gym regularly, it’s never been easier to take control of your health.

The real challenge is finding the best methods and techniques to maintain … Read More

What Makes The Quintessentially British Holiday?

September 15, 2020 |

We all like to be beside the seaside, but over the last few years the British coast has been somewhat under appreciated.

With low cost flights and more consistent weather, we’ve started to take the British seaside for … Read More

Reflections on 2020

September 14, 2020 |

I’m sure that many of us started this year toasting the new decade, excited and full of enthusiasm.

This was going to be ‘our time’, full of promise and potential. Well, that certainly didn’t work out as anticipated!

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Are You Managing Well on Less?

September 14, 2020 |

During these past few months many of us have had to manage on less income, some on substantially less.

Yet whilst we may have been earning less we may have also found that we’re spending less due to … Read More

How to Cut Costs in Your Taxi Business

September 14, 2020 |

Whether you are running a taxi business or have an office block filled with staff, you’ll find that it can be hard to make sure that you don’t go over budget.

Many people make the mistake of thinking … Read More

The Benjamin Foundation launches NEW virtual fundraising challenge in the wake of Covid

September 11, 2020 |

To gain vital income, local charity The Benjamin Foundation is asking the local community to rally round in a new virtual event where participants stay up through the night in support of their work to tackle youth homelessness.

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These are the top 50 signs you are a foodie

September 7, 2020 |

Knowing what order to lay and use cutlery, having dined at a Michelin-star restaurant and being able to pronounce ‘quinoa’ correctly are among the signs you’re a foodie.

A poll of 2,000 adults looked at the traits which … Read More

New camping traditions involve streaming films and listening to music as singing songs and telling ghost stories become a thing of the past

September 7, 2020 |

Singing songs and telling ghost stories around the campfire are a thing of the past, as families swap camping traditions for streaming films, listening to music and browsing social media.

A study of 2,000 camping and caravanning fans … Read More

More than one in 10 adults claim they’re ‘too busy’ to drink more water

September 7, 2020 |

More than one in 10 adults claim they’re ‘too busy’ to drink more water.

A study of 2,000 Brits revealed they drink an average of five glasses of water a day – but 28 per cent said they … Read More

Everything You Should Know about the True Benefits of Glamping

September 4, 2020 |

Glamping has taken the world by storm, and for those who are not too keen on going camping – from putting up a tent to sleeping on the cold, hard ground and making do with campfire meals – glamping is … Read More

Buying A Home In Wirral This Year: Here Is What You Need To Know

September 3, 2020 |

Wirral is not only popular among backpackers as a tourist spot, but it is also considered as an ideal location to buy a home.

According to experts Wirral has beautiful villages, lots of places of interest and beautiful … Read More

3 Holiday Ideas for Norfolk Travellers

September 1, 2020 |

Whilst holidays are on the table again, many are reluctant to travel until mandatory quarantine periods have been lifted for holidaymakers returning from some of Europe’s most popular holiday destinations.

But even for those who are waiting until … Read More

Lockdown Business Q&A with Beauty by Missy

September 1, 2020 |

2020 has been a challenging time for the majority of local businesses.

However, many owners have been able to make tweaks and take the time to steer the direction of things slightly to work in their favour. We … Read More

Finish Your Sentences in a Positive Way

September 1, 2020 |

I’ve been reflecting on how we process our thoughts and feelings, the way we ultimately allow our sentences to finish.

How often do we close with, ‘It’s not fair’, ‘I’m fed up’, ‘Why does it keep happening to … Read More

More Than 100,000 Wearable School Uniforms Binned in the East of England Every Year

August 25, 2020 |

New research has revealed that parents in the East of England unnecessarily threw away more than a 100,000 school uniforms in 20191 despite the fact they were still in good condition, making up 7% of the 1.4 million binned nationally. … Read More

New Arts, Music and Culture Festival Launched at Norfolk Showground

August 18, 2020 |

A ground-breaking new initiative, entitled Summertime Social, is being launched next week which will see an incredible mix of national and international performers from across live music, arts, DJs and comedy perform at the Norfolk Showground from 14th of August … Read More

Norwich City, BADU Sports and Bidstack form a unique alliance to give youngsters a sporting chance

August 18, 2020 |

Norwich City, the Championship football club, BADU Sports, the sports education organisation, and Bidstack, the leading in-game advertising platform, are proud to announce a three-way alliance that focuses on creating life-changing opportunities for young people from underrepresented backgrounds in the … Read More

Peddars Way Charity Walk

August 17, 2020 |

Colchester resident, Rosemary Jewers, will be walking almost 90 miles while tracing the route of the Peddars Way, a Roman Road which, her extensive research revealed, ran from Colchester to Holme next to Sea, Norfolk.

On 22nd September, 76 year … Read More

The average adult has to juggle SEVEN different roles – including being a friend, partner and mentor

August 17, 2020 |

The average adult has to juggle SEVEN different roles – including being a friend, partner and mentor.

A study of 2,000 adults found 64 per cent find it hard to keep on top of the tasks involved in their different … Read More

A summer house, swimming pool and vegetable patch make up the nation’s dream garden

August 17, 2020 |

A summer house, swimming pool and vegetable patch make up the nation’s dream garden.

A study of 2,000 adults also found the ideal outdoor space is 88ft long and south facing.

Other backyard must-haves include a … Read More

These are the top 30 misheard song lyrics

August 17, 2020 |

The Police’s ‘So Lonely’, Abba’s ‘Dancing Queen’ and Taylor Swift’s ‘Blank Space’ are among the songs Brits are most likely to mishear.

A study of 2,000 adults found millions are incorrectly singing along to popular lyrics, with nine … Read More

New life and new hope at Minidonk HQ

August 12, 2020 |

Miniature Donkeys for Wellbeing (Minidonks), a Norfolk-based social enterprise which delivers mood-boosting miniature donkey visits across the region has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, losing over £30,000 of income since lockdown in March.

But now there … Read More

Buffering Britain: 16 Percent of East of England Residents Wait Over Half an Hour for a Simple Web Page to Load

August 12, 2020 |

Almost a fifth of people living in the East of England are waiting more than thirty minutes every time they load a web page, whilst more than one in 20 are left buffering for up to two and a half … Read More

Flexispot Electric Standing Desk Frame 3-Stage Premium Option E5 Review

August 11, 2020 |

No one would describe me as a particularly patient person. Once I have an idea formulated in my head, I want to achieve it there and then. No delay.

When we were offered the chance of this desk … Read More

Adding Value With Solid Wood Flooring

August 11, 2020 |

If you’re well educated in the flooring world, then you’ll know that wood flooring always comes at the top of the scale as it’s the perfect choice for adding value to your home.

That means that even if … Read More

Tempted to Overshare Your Personal Stuff?

August 10, 2020 |

Many of us will have had times when we’ve overshared too much personal stuff, been over-zealous about expressing our thoughts, feelings and experiences, only to regret it upon reflection later on.

At the time we may have felt under pressure, … Read More

Struggling to Sleep in the Heat?

August 9, 2020 |

Almost two-thirds of people (62%) say they struggle to sleep in very hot weather. Even if they use a fan it appears to make very little difference, simply circulating the warm air around. 

Here are some tips to … Read More

Enjoyment at the Allotment

August 9, 2020 |

If there’s one good thing to come out of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is surely that sense of community, the togetherness and the helpful neighbourhoods.

Allotments have certain played their part within that too. Many people were shielding … Read More

Planning a Christmas party that pleases the children and the environment

August 8, 2020 |

Planning a Christmas party can be a difficult thing to do.

However, hopefully seeing the children’s faces beaming with joy after they’ve enjoyed themselves will make you realise that all the time, hard work and effort you put … Read More

Run Iceni Run – Back on it!

August 7, 2020 |

Long time, no hear (you’re probably thinking!).

You’re right though; it has been a while. After my marathon, I continued to run. But without a goal in mind, I was just plodding on and didn’t feel I had … Read More

Do You Wind Down Before Bed?

August 6, 2020 |

Sleep has long been an issue. Even before coronavirus 90% of adults said they didn’t get enough sleep and in 2018 a survey found that stress and sleep-related issues cost UK businesses £40 billion.

25% adults struggle with insomnia on a Sunday … Read More

Have You Ever Felt Judged?

August 4, 2020 |

I’m sure there have been times when you’ve been walking towards someone and you’ve felt their eyes quickly scanning you up and down.

It’s disconcerting, isn’t it! Are they checking out your clothes, your dress sense, your size; what’s going … Read More

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