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Home & Lifestyle > Write your Will and be a lifesaver

A record rescue

West Kirby volunteers embark on a marathon mission, to rescue 27 people in one day.

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30th Sep 2020
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Your Legacy is so much more than a gift in your Will

‘After 24 years on a lifeboat crew, you have many memorable rescues. I’d like to share one with you. But it doesn’t involve treacherous seas or high winds. It involves our family. Our children.'

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30th Sep 2020
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Lasting Legacy

As a keen yachtsman, one of Derek Thomerson’s favourite stories was of a perilous trip from France to England in 1984.

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30th Sep 2020
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Your legacy will be much more than a gift in your Will

When you leave a gift to the RNLI in your Will, you’re doing something very special.

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30th Sep 2020
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How a legacy saved Matt's life

Lifeboat Crew Member Matt Church thinks about the people who funded the kit and training that saved him from drowning.

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30th Sep 2020
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How to include a gift in your Will

An up-to-date Will, written by a solicitor, ensures your wishes are clearly understood and avoids complications for loved ones. Free Wills Month helps you provide for family and friends, and include a gift to your chosen charities. Best of all, it's free this October.

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30th Sep 2020
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What a gift in your Will can do

Your gift will be the lifeboat that ploughs through storm force winds to reach people in distress, the training that keeps our crews and lifeguards safe, the protective kit they can rely on. Your legacy will be their lifeline.

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30th Sep 2020
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Home & Lifestyle > Write your Will and be a lifesaver

Seven surprising gifts left to the RNLI

We’ve received some unusual gifts from generous donors over the years - showing that where there’s a Will, there’s a way to save lives at sea.

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30th Sep 2020
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The gift that saved lives for generations

Twenty lifeboats have been named after James Stevens, the man behind one of the RNLI’s biggest ever legacies.

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30th Sep 2020
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Home & Lifestyle > Write your Will and be a lifesaver

Gone but not forgotten: Fraserburgh disaster

Fifty years ago, five lifeboat crew lost their lives when the Fraserburgh lifeboat capsized in heavy seas. This is the story of their final fateful launch.

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30th Sep 2020
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What's on > Film

Tenet

Christopher Nolan's much anticipated futuristic thriller, Tenet, is in cinemas now. Laurence Green weighs up whether it is worth the admission fee.

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22nd Sep 2020
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Finance > How can you afford a better retirement?

One in Three are retiring in debt

With the State Pension Age due to start moving to 66 for men and women this year, the question of how to deal with debt in retirement is becoming a bigger conversation than ever before.

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17th Jul 2020
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Food & Drink > Recipes

Beetroot and red onion tarte tatin

Eat to the beat this summer with this fantastically sweet and luxuriously simple beetroot and red onion tarte tatin recipe.

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16th Jul 2020
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Home & Lifestyle > Pets

Fleas on your dog

Summer is fun for dogs but also for fleas so check your pooch for unwelcome visitors throughout the warmer months. Here are some simple pointers to keep your dog pest free.

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7th Jul 2020
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Home & Lifestyle > Gardening

Slugger off! an anti-slug garden

How to create a garden that is at one with nature without the annoyance of slugs spoiling your hard work.

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7th Jul 2020
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Home & Lifestyle > Food & Drink

Spicy tomato salad

There are few faster lunches than a salad. Guy Campbell whips up a spicy tomato salad light lunch / starter.

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7th Jul 2020
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Travel

Camping tips

The staycation is back en vogue - and a camping holiday could help redeem a throughly miserable 2020. Check out our quick camping tips.

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7th Jul 2020
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Finance > How can you afford a better retirement?

Could releasing equity help your family?

You could give your children and grandchildren a financial boost with a Key Equity Release plan.

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24th Jun 2020
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Finance

Expect the best, prepare for the worst

The COVID lockdown has prompted many people to re-evaluate life insurance policies and how best to protect their family. Peter McGahan answers some common concerns.

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24th Jun 2020
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Home & Lifestyle > Pets

Helping hot dogs

Remember not to leave your pet in the car, or anywhere else that could be too hot. Here are some tips to keep your dog safe and healthy in hot weather.

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24th Jun 2020
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Food & Drink > Recipes

Sizzling greens with crispy beef

Quick-fire stir fry recipe to help you beat the summer heat

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24th Jun 2020
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Home & Lifestyle > Gardening

Make the most of fresh herbs this summer

The sun is shining, the barbecue is cranked up. All you need now for perfect summer dining is a selection of fresh herbs to add freshness, flavour and the most wonderful aroma to your cuisine.

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24th Jun 2020
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Home & Lifestyle > Pets

Tips to stop your cat scratching around the house

Don't fight your cat's instinct to scratch. Here are some tips for buying cat furniture and scratch posts.

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3rd Jun 2020
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Crafty uses for potpourri

Bring the smells of summer indoors with these crafty ideas for using potpouri.

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3rd Jun 2020
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Finance > How can you afford a better retirement?

Is it possible to release equity from your home during lockdown and is now the right time? We take a look

There are many reasons why people consider releasing a tax-free sum of cash from their home. For example, you may want to release equity to repay existing debts or support a family member. Key Equity Release advisers can help you decide if it's appropriate for your personal circumstances.

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26th May 2020
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Finance > How can you afford a better retirement?

Equity release: your questions answered

When it comes to equity release, we all have questions. Key Equity Release can help you answer those questions and find out if it is right for you.

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21st May 2020
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Health

Arthritis – Use it or lose It

Don't let arthritic pain put you off exercise, as lack of mobility leads to further pain and degeneration of the joint. Instead, enjoy regular gentle exercise.

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13th May 2020
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Health > Care and carers

Balanced diet is key to ability to give care

Focusing only on your role as a carer is great for the person you care for but can have a detrimental effect on your long-term health and wellness. Rob Hobson tells how you can make the most of mealtimes.

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13th May 2020
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Food & Drink > Recipes

Asparagus fettuccine

Asparagus coupled with fettucine is a light, healthy and delicously simple treat.

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13th May 2020
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Home & Lifestyle > Gardening

Growing tomatoes from seed

It's not too late to cultivate a juicy tomato harvest for the sunmmer. You can easily start your tomatoes on your windowsill in 4 inch pots. Read our handy guide of simple tips.

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13th May 2020
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