Book Review: The Girl in the Green Dress by Cath Staincliffe

The Girl in the Green Dress They Say: Teenager Allie Kennaway heads off for prom night, cheered on by her dad Steve and little sister Teagan. But Allie never comes home, beaten to death in an apparent hate crime because of her transgender identity. As police investigate the brutal murder, a crime that has appalled […]

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Best Shampoo Bars

Why Use a Shampoo Bar? Many people are turning away from shampoo packaged in plastic bottles. Shampoo bars use less packaging so that’s fewer plastic bottles going to landfill or ending up in the seas. The bars take up less room (which is particularly useful if you are going on holiday or travelling). Shampoo bars […]

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Flusurvey Needs People Like You!

What is Flusurvey? Flusurvey is a webtool managed and monitored by Public Health England (PHE) and designed to monitor trends of flu like illness in the community.  It was originally set up during the swine flu pandemic in 2009 by researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and forms part of a Europe-wide […]

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Book Review: Recalled to Death by Priscilla Masters

‘Recalled to Death‘ is the sixth book in the Martha Gunn, police procedural series by the ever reliable Priscilla Masters. Martha Gunn Martha Gunn is a coroner who lives in Shrewsbury, has uncontrollable flaming red hair and is the mother of twins. Her husband died when the twins were babies. (The twins are now adults […]

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