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Remember, remember the 5th November with our Bonfire Night recipes

Bonfire night is almost here, and to help you celebrate a night dedicated to bonfires and fireworks, we’ve searched the web and come up with five of our favourite bonfire night recipes. Catherine wheel toad in the hole with honey and mustard onions Just like the fire work, this dish will create a spark in […]

Halloween decorations with style

From pumpkin carving to cobwebs, there’s rarely a home at Halloween that is free from decorations, and we’ve got some great suggestions for you. Once you’ve finished making your Halloween costumes, it’s time to move on to your home and give it the fear factor that the scariest day of the year requires. Pumpkin carving […]

ScS employees help raise £20,000 for Leicester children’s hospital

We’re very proud to announce that our employees have raised £20,000 for Leicester Children’s Hospital through a variety of fundraising activities as part of its annual awards and recognition night, which took place at the King Power Stadium in Leicester. To help raise money, the company held a charity auction and fundraising evening where employees raised […]

Rainy day craft activities for kids

The kids are well and truly back to school, with the summer holidays seeming like a distant memory, but you’ve now got a whole new challenge – How to keep them busy on a rainy Saturday afternoon! Arts and crafts are a fun activity that will keep your kids amused on the wettest of days, […]

Tartan, plaid and checks – the autumn trends you need to know about

From lumberjacks to the early 90s grunge movement in Seattle, plaid designs have been a constant source of fashion for the last 20 years, and they’re all the range this autumn. With the catwalks being overcrowded with checks this autumn, it’s time add some Scottish charm to your home. From subtle plaid scatter cushions to […]

Quick and easy family recipes for busy parents

After a long day at work, the last thing you want is a gruelling session in the kitchen, slaving over a hot stove to cook a delicious evening meal for your family. Here are our favourite wholesome family meals that are quick and easy to make (with some help from the experts): Chicken and leek […]

Sunday roast recipes from the experts

Sunday roasts, the cornerstone of the Great British family meal, and one so delicious that we very rarely stray from the tried and trusted. With help from some of the top chefs around, here are some exciting recipes to help give your Sunday Roast that extra oomph: The classic roast chicken (Jamie Oliver) This healthy […]

Our top box sets to watch this autumn

There’s nothing quite like a cosy autumn night in, curled up on the sofa watching a box set, while the wind and rain echoes outside. To help get you started ahead of autumn, here are our top five recommendations (with help from the experts): Victoria – ITV Jenna Coleman left her role on Doctor Who to star […]

How clean is your living room?

We all love our furry friends, but there’s no denying they tend to leave a mess around the house. We’re not just talking about muddy paw prints on carpets or chewed up rugs here either. We’re talking about those pesky, minuscule hairs and problematic germs that are virtually undetectable. Your living room might look spotless… […]

Meet Jane Headford – our Dog on the Tyne artist

It’s not long now until the Great North Snowdog’s trail begins in the North East. In the lead up to the event, some you of eagle eyed Snowdog spotters may have noticed that some of the dogs have been placed in different locations across the North East already. Everyone connected with the event is starting to […]