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The Secrets of Enduring Friendship

July 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Ever wondered what makes a friendship stand the test of time? Well, wonder no more! Yvette Price-Mear and Edwin Horne, the winners of Britain’s Best Friend of the Year,...

The Sound of Summer: What can’t be Missed

July 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Festival season is in full swing. Hills, dales and towns are alive with the sound of music, the smell of great food and thousands of fun-loving festival-goers. But with so...

Here comes the bride!

June 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Usually, at a football stadium, you hear hoards of screaming fans, clapping, singing and cheering on their favourite football team. On Friday 22nd May, one diehard fan of...

What to do if your Child’s being Bullied

May 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

School can be a battlefield, with children having to navigate a stressful landscape of exams, relationships and complex expectations. This can get even harder to deal with,...

Five Reasons to Celebrate Friends

May 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Why do you think that your friends deserve to be celebrated? Do they make you laugh, no matter how low you’re feeling? Do they bring out your silly side and help you to...

12 Top Tips for a Great Night’s Sleep

March 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

To mark World Sleep Day (13th March), at tombola bingo we’ve been discussing the importance of getting a decent 40 winks. Not only does it give your body a chance to...

The Top Ten Book Releases of 2015

March 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

2015 has already been a good year for bookworms, but things are set to get even better over the coming months, with Loose Women launching their own book club Loose Books and...

March’s Must-do Events

March 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Feeling stuck in a rut when it comes to weekend activities? Or just fancy trying something new? We’ve pulled together a list of activities and events for you to enjoy...

The Top Ten Themed Runs for 2015

February 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

For many people, a demanding, run-of-the-mill race full of competitive spirit is the perfect sporting challenge. For others, however, this is all a bit too serious, and...

Managing Your Work-Life Balance

February 9, 2015 // 1 Comment

The Loose Women panel recently had the pleasure of a visit from Deborah Meaden, the formidable businesswomen from the hit series Dragon’s Den. Her appearance on the show...

How Should you Stack Your Fridge?

January 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

When the Loose Women recently brought up the menial task of loading a dishwasher, there was a huge response from viewers about how they felt the task should be done. In fact,...

Should we have to weigh in at the GP?

January 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

As National Obesity Awareness Week commences, new statistics show that over 25% of us in the UK are overweight, but only 6% of us admit to it. One of the beliefs from the...

Top Tips to Free Up Your Phone Storage

December 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

If you’re anything like the tombola bingo team, your mobile phone will never be far away! With new apps and updates being released every day it can easily lead to posing a...

Five Christmas Wrapping Hacks

December 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

As Christmas quickly approaches, you may be running around trying to get those final gifts for loved ones, or trying to make time to wrap the mountain of presents you’ve...

‘Last Minute’ Ideas for a Thrifty Christmas

December 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Christmas isn’t called ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ for nothing, but it can also be the most bank-breaking time of the year! You have to buy presents, food,...

Introducing… the tombola tarantula!

October 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

Did you spot a picture of a big, hairy spider on our Facebook page recently? It belongs to Val Portus, and is the unconventional product of her tombola winnings! We spoke to...

Smoking: The Tech to Help You Quit in Stoptober

October 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

It’s no secret that kicking the habit isn’t an easy ride, but with all the health risks associated with smoking, we’re never short of reasons to persevere. Apart from...

Five Ingenious Ironing Hacks

September 3, 2014 // 1 Comment

Ironing: there’s a reason they call it a ‘chore’, isn’t there? It’s nobody’s idea of a fun night in. Although we can’t promise to change that, we can certainly...

“I raised £70,000 to help my son”

October 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

We always love to hear amazing inspirational stories from our players so when we heard samiwami1 talking in chat about how she raised £70,000 to take her son, who has...