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At around 41p per day, I’ve always thought the BBC licence fee offered great value for money, writes Thrifty Living’s Sheena Grant.

Wellbeing is a key theme at this year’s Royal Norfolk Show.

Britain is set to go bonkers for barbecues during the World Cup but for the unwary there could be health risks involved. Sheena Grant finds out how to avoid food poisoning when you light the coals.

It’s called forest bathing but thankfully, perhaps, neither water nor the necessity to take off any clothes is involved.

Technology is supposed to make our lives easier but for criminals, it’s just another opportunity to take advantage of the unwary.

We’ve long been a nation of shed lovers but even that can’t account for the extraordinary rise of the men’s shed movement.

Air pollution from cars is estimated to cause thousands of premature deaths a year. Now researchers are calling for more people to work from home, a move they reckon could help prevent 10,000 deaths annually. Homeworker Sheena Grant looks at the evidence...

I should have known it. My washing machine, aged 22, is a mere baby compared to some out there.

Loneliness can affect anyone and has such devastating effects that doctors have called for a national public campaign to highlight the issue.

When I was at school I don’t really remember anyone having head lice. Maybe it had something to do with the ‘nit nurse’.

Thrifty living, with Sheena Grant

Is the way society deals with grief and bereavement damaging to recovery and is recovery really possible at all? Sheena Grant finds out about the Grief Recovery Method and learns about the six myths of loss.

Thrifty living, with Sheena Grant

There have been a lot of Royal stories around this week ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, affecting one in five people. And summer is the time when GPs and dermatologists see a rise in consultations from those concerned they could be at risk.

This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week, from May 14 to 20, is focussing on stress and how we cope with it. We get some advice from local experts.

Opinion: Free foods to forage in spring

Saturday, May 12, 2018

We’ve been having some beautiful, sunny weather this week, reaching the kind of temperatures when my thoughts turn from soup to salads.

Thrifty Living, with Sheena Grant

Thrifty living, with Sheena Grant

Jamie Oliver’s ‘ad enough.

Sometimes it can be hard to think of new ways of saving money.

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