The UK's food and drink sector is booming. Using YouK, you can discover over 400 kinds of cheese, more than 500 gins and even 20 types of ginger snap which have all been made in the UK! Cheese YouK lists 418 British different kinds of cheese, including 44 regional blue cheeses and 19 bries! You … Continue reading British Food & Drink Finds
Buying local can mean buying anything from meat and chutney sold at a farmers market in Wrexham to jewellery handmade in Orkney or bread produced in a factory in Lancashire. When we purchase goods, sometimes we don't think about the consequences of where we choose to spend our money, but supporting UK businesses has far-reaching … Continue reading Why Buy Local?
British Cycling has received much public recognition for its successes over the past decade. The GB team achieved 14 medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 12 medals at both London 2012 and Rio 2016 and three British cyclists have won 6 Tour de France titles between them since 2012. The press coverage of these … Continue reading UK Cycling Shifts Up a Gear
When you search online for picturesque villages in the UK, it comes as no surprise that the results show quaint fishing villages with painted stone houses lining cobbled streets and fishing nets scattered around a sheltered harbour packed with boats. You can almost hear the masts clinking in the breeze and your mind wanders to … Continue reading In Search of Fresh Fish