Celebrate Breakfast Week with Phil Vickery

TV chef Phil Vickery is calling on the nation to shake up its wake up and celebrate the most important meal of the day this Breakfast Week (from 25th to 31st January 2015)

Take part in the Big Garden Birdwatch

This weekend, from 24th to 25th January, the 37th RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch will take place and they're asking you to get involved and record the birds you spot, plus the other wildlife you see in your garden, park or local area, to hel...

The Big Garden Birdwatch is back!

The biggest participatory garden bird count in the world is returning this January (from 24th to 25th) and hundreds of thousands of people across the British Isles are poised ready to tell the RSPB who's fluttering, feeding, squawking, ...

Raise a chip to Britain's best

It is unknown exactly where or when fish and chips came together, but many a Brit would argue that the culinary combination belongs to them, and on 20th January The 2015 National Fish and Chips Awards will take place, recognising some o...

The pie's the limit

Sumptuous pies are a must have delight when the nights are cold. We find out from Legges of Bromyard how they came to make their delicious pastry creations

Knit for Cats Protection

We find out how you can donate your own knitted toy to the friendly felines being looked after by Cats Protection this winter Settle yourself on the sofa with a piping hot cup of tea and your favourite wool this winter ...

Growing from the ground up

Woodgate Nursery in Norfolk started from a humble veg stall and is now a success in more ways than one. We found out how their fruit and veg venture came to open so many doors In 1987, Peter Purdy gathered his home-grow...

Make a hearty and wholesome supper

The weather outside may be cold and wet but inside you can cook up a storm and put a smile on everyone's face with these delicious winter warmers from the brilliant Comfort: Recipes to Warm the Heart and Feed the Soul book ...

Join in with the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch!


Click play and let the birds on the RSPB's Abernethy Reserve in Scotland inspire you to record the wildlife in your garden this Big Garden Birdwatch weekend (24th to 25th January) and send your results to the RSPB to help measure the ups and downs of wildlife in your area. Click here to find out more


Meet our cat & dog of the day!

Every week from Monday to Friday we'll be showing you gorgeous pooches and moggies that need rehoming from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. Click the pictures to find out more on how you can help

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