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Alternatives to the High Street: The Car Boot Sale

Why the Car Boot Sale should be a force to reckon with.

Alternatives to the High Street: The Car Boot Sale
How much did you pay for that last item of clothing you bought from your local high street shop? £20? £30? £40? And that was for one item?

Shops such as Topshop and Urban Outfitters stock their shops with current and appealing pieces which burn a hole in the pockets of those who, by buying these products, are being limited from finding their own style because they are simply following the trends that are set before them.

I'm not going to lie, I love going to these shops because the idea of getting new clothes is something that excites me and sometimes an item of clothing is so good that it doesn't matter how much I pay for it, however,there is an easy solution which involves paying minimal money for clothes which may be less current, but sure are unique and help to enhance your own style and…
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Review: How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful - Florence and the Machine

Simon Fearn reviews Florence + The Machine's important new album

How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful is a tremendously important album for Florence and the Machine. Not only is it the group’s first album in five years, it’s set to be their first No. 1 too. It also marks a change in musical direction. Midway through writing a bizarre concept album about witch trials (of which bonus track ‘Which Witch’ is a leftover), singer Florence Welch was saved from becoming a caricature of herself by producer Marcus Dravs, who returned her to something closer to reality.

The result is a mixed bag. Lead single ‘What Kind of Man’ refines the band’s trademark orchestral and grandiose sound, giving it a tougher rock edge. The title track is also a resounding success, a gracefully melodic anthem that dreamily sets the tone for the album. Here Florence swaps her obsession with harps for a penchant for brass, to dizzying effect on the…
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W!ZARD Giving: Supporting Teenage Cancer Trust

More about our fundraising partner...

W!ZARD Giving: Supporting Teenage Cancer Trust
W!ZARD Giving is the new name for W!ZARD Radio Media's charity arm.

At W!ZARD Giving we work with some of the best charities in their arena to spread the message about why you should care about what they're campaigning about. At any one time we have one awareness partner and one fundraising partner.

Right now, our awareness partner is Stonewall and our fundraising partner is Teenage Cancer Trust.

Let's talk about Teenage Cancer Trust.

7 young people are diagnosed with cancer every day in the UK. Teenage Cancer Trust are the only charity dedicated to providing specialist care and support when they need it most.

Their impact is huge, here's just a few of the thing's they've achieve over the past 25 years...

Built 28 specialist units across the UK providing a home away from home for young people when…
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