News articles for November 2011

  • Retailers prepare to unveil Black Friday discounts

    Retailers prepare to unveil Black Friday discounts

    23rd November 2011

    Consumers looking for a cheap domestic appliance won't be disappointed if they go shopping this week it seems.

  • Gas checks essential, householders warned

    Gas checks essential, householders warned

    23rd November 2011

    Householders have been reminded of the importance of having gas appliances serviced regularly by a qualified professional to reduce the risk of dangerous leaks.

  • Students invent YouTube microwave

    Students invent YouTube microwave

    22nd November 2011

    Time spent watching food spin around in a microwave could be a thing of the past thanks to a new invention by a group of American students.

  • Family in carbon monoxide scare

    Family in carbon monoxide scare

    22nd November 2011

    A family from Cambridgeshire were forced to leave their home over the weekend after a suspected carbon monoxide (CO) leak.

  • 3D TV prices drop in China

    3D TV prices drop in China

    22nd November 2011

    The average price of a 3D television in China fell sharply between July and September, according to data gathered by retail and technology market intelligence specialist GfK.

  • TUC issues energy price warning

    TUC issues energy price warning

    21st November 2011

    The secretary-general of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has warned that households across the UK could be poised for a difficult winter thanks to the soaring cost of gas and electricity.

  • More households in energy debt, report warns

    More households in energy debt, report warns

    18th November 2011

    A new survey has indicated that rising energy prices are leaving British householders increasingly indebted, amid mounting concern about the growing numbers of people living in fuel poverty.

  • NEC leads the way with fridge recycling move

    NEC leads the way with fridge recycling move

    18th November 2011

    Birmingham's National Exhibition Centre (NEC) is working towards becoming one of the greenest venues in the UK.

  • Music festival to provide washing machines

    Music festival to provide washing machines

    17th November 2011

    Music lovers who attend the 2013 Glastonbury Festival will be able to clean their mud-caked gear, after organisers revealed plans to install washing machines at Worthy Farm.

  • Energy bills could increase by 60 per cent, predict experts

    Energy bills could increase by 60 per cent, predict experts

    16th November 2011

    Industry experts have suggested that electricity prices could increase by 60 per cent over the next decade, with gas prices following suit with growth of 54 per cent.