Attempt to tidy up following prank from local children ends in disaster
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Saturday 14 January 2012
Friday 05 August 2011
Make the most of the great outdoors - AKA the park or your patio - with a table that’s large, small, folding or even fitted with a built-in barbecue...
Monday 06 June 2011
Summertime, and the scent of sizzling sausages fills the air. But outdoor cooks need helpful accessories to ensure the food is tasty and safe. Here is our pick.
Thursday 26 May 2011
Tuesday 04 January 2011
The Met Office warned the Government that the start of this winter would be "exceptionally cold" but did not immediately inform the public.
Monday 20 September 2010
Saturday 05 June 2010
Barbecue weather looks set to come to an end as thunderstorms and rain showers set in for the next week, forecasters said today.
Wednesday 28 April 2010
It is time to bring out the summer wardrobe as today is set to be the hottest day of the year so far, forecasters predicted.
Saturday 06 March 2010
First it promised a "barbecue summer" that brought little but rain. Then came the "mild winter" which turned out to be one of the coldest in 31 years. Now the Met Office is simply scrapping its long-term seasonal forecasts.
Thursday 28 January 2010
Monday 28 September 2009
It’s official: summer is over, autumn has begun. But rather than pine for beach barbeques and balmy nights, why not embrace autumn instead?
Monday 03 August 2009
Given that the great British barbecue is usually a washout – a provocation to the gods to be as vicious as possible – Met Office predictions that we were in for "a barbecue summer" may have been more accurate than people give credit for.
Wednesday 29 July 2009
Forecasters warned today of the pitfalls of predicting the weather a long way in advance after the British summer has so far failed to live up to expectations.
Wednesday 29 July 2009
The Met Office is today telling us what every Briton knows: it was wrong to raise summertime hopes.
Sunday 26 July 2009
The barbecue's lit, the drinks are on ice and the living is easy... so why not lie back and let the IoS critics take care of the music with their favourite 50 tracks to make your holidays go with a swing.
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