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Virgin’s new ‘Flying Scotsman’ train

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has today unveiled Virgin’s new ‘Flying Scotsman’ train, celebrating one of the most famous names in railway history. Virgin Trains, which runs a four-hour ‘Flying Scotsman’ express service from Edinburgh to London, has re-liveried a locomotive to promote rail travel to and from Scotland. This marks a major milestone in the ‘Virginising’ of its fleet of trains into a distinctive Virgin red, as it continues to attract more people to travel on its trains, particularly...Read more

UK over 50s spend in excess of £1.5 Billion a year on fitness

The UK’s over 50s have a ‘fit and healthy’ price tag of £130 million2 per month 13.2 million over 50s (58%) are more conscious than ever about their health and fitness, and 8.9 million exercise more now than when they were younger.Walking and swimming are the top pursuits in the pursuit of physical prime The UK’s over 50s are enjoying ‘getting physical’, according to original insight from insurance provider RIAS. Just over half (54%) of today’s over 50s exercise at...Read more

The ‘Big Knit’ returns

2015-09-09 12:11:19

We’ve read there’s a resurgence of knitting, whether you’re a new knitter or old hand here’s the perfect excuse to look out the needles and thread Age UK’s wonderful campaign ‘The Big Knit’ What's it all about? The Big Knit is a joint campaign between Age UK and innocent drinks to help vulnerable older people. You knit the hats, innocent drinks wear them and 25p of every drink sold will go to Age UK. Every bottle sold will generate a...Read more