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Spend & Save

The Bargain Hunter: Barbecue clear-out

After all the pleasant weather we've had over the past few months, it's hard to believe there are six weeks of summer remaining. The good people at Robert Dyas appear not to have realised either, because they are currently clearing out their top-selling barbecue sets and garden furniture for a fraction of their recommended retail prices. The pick of the bargains is an AWT kettle grill barbecue, below, which is reduced from £100 to £49.99. Dyas also has 2.7m x 2.7m detachable gazebo reduced from £50 to £29.99.

Cut-price music systems

Customers shopping at the official Bose online store will find £50 off a Wave Bundle package. The deal includes a complete Wave music system in titanium silver, a connect kit for iPod and iPhone and a premium backlit remote. At £583 this offer clearly isn't for everyone, but it is rare for such high-end equipment to be discounted in this way. Visit http://bit.ly/aRwn6O for more information or to purchase.

State of Play.com

More rapidly expiring savings can be found at the Play.com sale. The discounts end at midnight tomorrow but with up to 90 per cent off games, DVDs, CDs, books and toys, it's well worth checking out now. Better still, there's free delivery on everything. Visit http://bit.ly/cwRBSs for a full list of discounted items.

Children go free

If you book tickets online for Alton Towers theme park in Staffordshire, above, today or tomorrow, you will get a free child's ticket with every paying adult. The child's ticket includes free entry to the theme park, a free night's stay in the hotel and free breakfast the following morning. A couple of things to keep in mind are the fact that Alton Towers defines child as being under 12 years of age and the offer is valid only on trips taken this month or next. For details visit http://bit.ly/aJ6mf9 to book.