AN unemployed couple with seven children who launched a GoFundMe appeal for Christmas presents are facing being reported social services.
Despite TV advertisements promoting themselves as champions of local communities, the Co-op has been acccused of trying to sell off land bequeathed by to the local community in the 1920s.
Local DJ Alex Dyke of BBC Radio Solent has banned Fairytale of New York by the Pogues and Kirsty MacColl because it’s too rude for Christmas. The 57-year-old broadcaster tweeted ‘Radio, let’s ban Fairytale Of New York this Christmas! ”You’re a slut on junk, you scumbag, cheap lousy f****t” – […]
One of the consumerwatchfoundation.com writers, Martin Dook Ward, sent this: I’d like to share it with you all and hope that you will join me by doing the Dook’ 25 Deeds of Christmas. Rather than a chocolate a day and just thinking about ourselves. Let’s do something different, even if […]
Christmas is a time for joy, family, presents, mince pies and maybe having one too many glasses of bubbly. It’s the time of year we stress about for months on end; we save our money up to buy the best presents, so we can have the best dinner and the […]
Father-of-five Ben Buckley has been viciously attacked on social media after launching a GoFundMe appeal to raise £2,000 to pay for Christmas. Ben said he is ‘begging and pleading to give his children a happy Christmas’ after his pregnant wife Kirsty was admitted to hospital on several occasions with a lung […]
Is this the most cynical ad of the year? Has the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Sheffield lost any sense of Christmas spirit in a mad rush to cash-in almost SIX MONTHS ahead of the festive season? Their advert – publicised on Linked-in – reads “only 158 days left until […]
I don’t know who said that, but we’re glad they did … so, CWF thought it would take a festive look at how the jokerman of rock Bob Dylan is causing a bit of light relief in Malibu for Christmas. The geriatric, but still wayward star, has had the Christmas […]
Writing for Grey Pride I almost inevitably look back to Christmas Past and think of times when we all went to Grandma and Granddad’s for Christmas Dinner. Julie was a portly, rather serious lady with a smile as broad as the Heavens. To me in my twenties, she was quite […]
When Brad Martin, from Birmingham, decided to build a snowman as Britain disappeared under the first blizzards of winter he thought he should do something ‘super’ to melt his girlfriend’s heart … So, with Christmas getting ready to blow in and the media getting flaky over how you should – […]