Hay Fever in Adults: What Causes it to Change?

Hay Fever in Adults: What Causes it to Change?

With spring finally here, it’s starting to move into hay fever season. For those who have to endure this every year it’s a dreaded ailment, but their experience gives them opportunity to prepare. However, for many adults the symptoms of the allergy may spring upon...
Why Has Supermarket Chain Iceland Banned Palm Oil?

Why Has Supermarket Chain Iceland Banned Palm Oil?

In a bold move earlier this month, the supermarket chain Iceland announced they would be banning the use of palm oil in own-label products. Conservationists applauded them immediately and began pushing for others to do the same, including and especially some of our...
The Health Impact of Too Much Salt in Your Diet

The Health Impact of Too Much Salt in Your Diet

Salt is a mainstay on the vast majority of dinner tables as it adds flavour to just about any dish. Of course, with takeaway food and other convenience meals the quantities in our diets can quickly spiral out of control. Most of us are aware that we shouldn’t have to...
A New Way to Control Japanese Knotweed

A New Way to Control Japanese Knotweed

It’s the bane of any gardener – hobbyist and professional, and there are stringent laws that mean anyone selling a home must inform the new owner if they had ever had a problem with it, even if there is presently no trace and hasn’t been for several years. Japanese...
Checking a Hotel for Disabled Access Beforehand

Checking a Hotel for Disabled Access Beforehand

If you’re planning a holiday and you use a mobility aid – such as a travel mobility scooter – to get around it’s essential that wherever you’re staying has suitable disabled access. Arriving there and not being able to get through the front door due to poor access is...
How to Tell When Your Mobility Scooter Battery Needs Replacing

How to Tell When Your Mobility Scooter Battery Needs Replacing

Over time, your mobility scooter battery will reduce in effectiveness. Like any rechargeable battery, it will need replacing. Modern rechargeable units do have a much longer life than they used to have, thanks to advances in technology and commitments to reducing...