Animals

Beginner's Guide to Rehoming Hens

The British Hen Welfare Trust takes us through all the information you need when it comes to re-homing ex-bat hens.

2017-09-22 00:01:16By The British Hen Welfare Trust

Hints & Tips

What are the benefits of herbs and how to use them

There is a reason why herbs have been used for millennia; they are tasty and have a plethora of health benefits. Find out more here!

2017-05-01 00:00:21By Natalie Reynolds

Hints & Tips

Reclaimed Wood - Salvaging Beautiful Design

Using reclaimed wood on your next project can be an economic, environmental and design decision all in one. With reclaimed materials you are reusing what some would see as waste, minimising the demand for the production of virgin wood and more often than not saving yourself a few pounds.

2017-04-20 00:00:14By Jon Hutchinson

Quick Reads

Greening Grey Britain - Turn a grey area green

What would you say if I told you that you could have an impact on reducing flooding in your area? Or that you could reduce your gas or electricity bill? And you could do both with plants. Did I get your attention? Good. This year, the RHS is urging Brits to add plants to their front garden, cue Greening Grey Britain.

2017-04-06 00:00:42By Natalie Reynolds

Quick Reads

Dream Garden: From a Smallholding to a Business

Andy and Adam set up a smallholding in 2011, and 3 years later sought the guidance of Monty Don to make their dream garden. Today, they own a cafe and shop. They told Preloved how they made the decision to up sticks and then to transition to open a business.

2017-03-22 00:00:10By Andy Richards and Adam Willcox

Inspiration

14 Amazing Ways You Could Repurpose a Tin

Extend the life of your tin cans by giving them another purpose! By now you should now you can repurpose pretty much anything, so keep on reading for some inspiration on how to use a tin!

2017-02-27 00:00:02By Natalie Reynolds

Local & Community

Preloved Member: An Eco-friendly wedding

Preloved member Kate Haines not only found her dream wedding dress on Preloved, but she grew her own wedding flowers and made her own confetti! If you are thinking of having an eco-friendly wedding, keep reading for some great tips!

2017-02-25 00:00:54By Kate Haines

Hints & Tips

Green Cleaning: an eco-friendly way of living

"Most of our exposure to hazardous pollutants occurs indoors, and a primary source of these pollutants is our every-day consumer products." Pretty worrying, isn't it? Cue Green Cleaning. Click through to read all about how to keep your home clean, cost-effective and kind towards the environment.

2017-02-06 00:00:43By Natalie Reynolds

Hints & Tips

Veganuary

Ellie explores the notion of New Year Resolutions and talks about her efforts to go vegan in January (aka Veganuary) , along with why people (including herself) find it difficult to transition and the reasons for doing so.

2017-01-28 00:00:32By Ellie Gowrie

Hints & Tips

The Eternal Christmas Battle – Real Tree vs Artificial Tree

The Christmas tree. Every year we are faced with the same dinner table discussion: do we buy a real tree this time round, or would it be best to invest in a plastic one? We discuss which might be the best option for you.

2016-12-02 00:00:18By Natalie Reynolds