Ikea workers share employee secrets such as the best time to shop

Shopping at Ikea has quickly become a popular British day out – but it can be a stressful experience. Former workers at the Swedish department store have shared some top tips on how to make your experience a less tense one. As well as advising to visit on weekdays, ex-employees don’t recommend shoppers to arrive… Continue reading Ikea workers share employee secrets such as the best time to shop

I tried mince pies from Sainsbury’s, M&S and Tesco and there was a clear winner

Christmas isn’t too far away now so I thought I’d get into the festive spirit. As a lover and seasoned eater of mince pies, I thought I would be well placed to rank the different versions that Sainsbury’s, M&S and Tesco have to offer this Christmas. Here’s what I concluded. READ MORE: Bomb squad called… Continue reading I tried mince pies from Sainsbury’s, M&S and Tesco and there was a clear winner

Santa starts tour of Somerset towns – here’s where you can see him

Santa is back touring the streets of Nailsea – after taking a year off from his town tours due to the pandemic. Santa in his festive float will be touring Nailsea plus the villages of Backwell and Long Ashton in the run-up to Christmas to spread some festive cheer. The man in red had to… Continue reading Santa starts tour of Somerset towns – here’s where you can see him

New shop coming to Clarks Village in time for Christmas

A new organic and ethical children’s clothing store is set to open at Clarks Village in time for Christmas. The Frugi store will be opening its doors to customers at the Street shopping centre from December 9. Located in the heart of the village, Frugi shoppers will be able to browse current and end of… Continue reading New shop coming to Clarks Village in time for Christmas

Support independent shops in Somerset this Christmas with our Think Where You Shop campaign

Small businesses all over the UK are being put in the limelight this weekend. And after an incredibly challenging near-two years of lockdowns, closures, restrictions and damage to trade caused by coronavirus and other factors, they need our backing like never before. That’s why, to mark Small Business Saturday on December 4, we’re urging everyone… Continue reading Support independent shops in Somerset this Christmas with our Think Where You Shop campaign

Modern £54k multi-use play area opens in Whiteway just in time for Christmas

A new multi-use games area in Bath that will benefit the whole community has opened just in time for Christmas. The play space has been given a new name of Whiteway Green after work recently finished. The regeneration of the former Rosewarn Park was granted £54,000 in Community Infrastructure Levy funding by Bath and North… Continue reading Modern £54k multi-use play area opens in Whiteway just in time for Christmas

Aldi launches Biscoff-inspired chocolate truffles perfect for enjoying this Christmas

Biscoff fans, this is not a drill: Aldi is now selling truffles inspired by the delicious spread. The truffles have hit shelves as part of the supermarket’s Christmas range. The chocolate truffles are filled with a biscuit-like spread that has already been compared to Biscoff. Read more: The Somerset winter wonderland with Santa sleighs and… Continue reading Aldi launches Biscoff-inspired chocolate truffles perfect for enjoying this Christmas

The eye-wateringly expensive New Year’s Eve menu on offer in Bath

You can start 2022 with a bang, thanks to the eye-wateringly expensive menu offered by a restaurant in Bath. This six-course extravaganza can be found at The Elder, on South Parade, and has been concocted specially for New Year’s Eve. For a cool £150 per person, you can set aside your Christmas leftovers to indulge… Continue reading The eye-wateringly expensive New Year’s Eve menu on offer in Bath

Railway signal box transformed into mini pop-up Christmas shop

A miniature pop-up Christmas shop in the shape of a railway signal box has opened in Burnham-on-Sea. Berrow based crafts shop The Crafty Butterfly have hired the box to sell dozens of handcrafted gifts ahead of the festive period. You’ll have to be quick however, with the shop only open until 4pm on Saturday, December… Continue reading Railway signal box transformed into mini pop-up Christmas shop

Filmmaker exposes dark underbelly of Bath in new horror movie

A local filmmaker has used Bath as the subject of an award-winning horror movie. JP Thomson’s 29-minute creation, 11pm, shows people around the city getting ready to go home at the end of their day. Using a spell-binding mix of street scenes, close-ups and snippets of conversations, the short film will have you perched on… Continue reading Filmmaker exposes dark underbelly of Bath in new horror movie