We currently can't browse for too long on any given news website or in a daily paper without reading more about how Brexit is going to potentially affect the UK. Whether you welcome the result of the 2016 referendum or not, the consensus seems to be that on the whole prices will rise in the immediate aftermath of the United Kingdom leaving the EU, even more so than they have in the wake of the pound sliding to its lowest level in years.
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For many of us, with another new year's day comes another new year's resolution. January has for so long now been a month of ambition, goal setting and the organisation of one aspect or another of our lives. And after a Christmas period where chocolates and fine food have seemingly been available on-tap, it's no surprise that 'losing weight' is the most common resolution, according to data from The Sun online.*
The North West could be set for a white Christmas in 2016, as storm Barbara could be on her way to Britain...
Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen are odds-on with bookmakers as the three most likely places to get snow on December 25th, with Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester respectively next on the list of cities. With Scotland and the North West the most likely to feel the effects of Storm Barbara in the form of flurries, the UK could also potentially see Barbara in a different light, with flooding and gale force winds expected to cause travel disruption.
Whether you live in the Lake District or you're lucky enough to enjoy a winter break here, there are always a number of festive events to enjoy. This year is no exception, with Keswick's annual lights switch-on event kicking off the region's Christmas festivities, quickly followed by Ambleside, both coming up this weekend.
With each event bringing its own unique combination of events, fairs, Santa meetings and guest appearances, you're sure to get into the Christmas spirit no matter which one you bring the kids to.