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Sheffield Mencap – Christmas Fair & Charity Gig

24 Nov 2009 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Local Events     

Sheffield Mencap will be holding a Christmas Fair on the 28th of November and a Charity Gig on the 6th of December to raise money for a valuable cause. Who are Sheffield Mencap? I am sure most people have heard of the organisation Mencap, but do you know what they actually do and how they help your local […]

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Advent in Vienna

24 Nov 2009 by Matthew Fransioli     
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This article was kindly supplied by the Vienna Tourist Board No sooner has November drawn a thick curtain of drizzle and fog across the heavens and the days become steadily shorter, then some places sink into a deep melancholy. But not Vienna. Here the weeks leading up to Christmas are romantic and idyllic. The city […]

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Hotel Review: Express by Holiday Inn London Greenwich

19 Nov 2009 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Hotel Reviews     

I have stayed here on a few occasions now and only this year did I fully realise what a great location this hotel is situated in – we decided to venture out of the hotel a little more and explore the surrounding area and were surprised at what was on offer. Location The hotel is […]

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Gourmet Society Club Review

18 Nov 2009 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Travel And Leisure     Tags: ,

As a woman who likes to wine and dine as frequently as possible, but has had to tighten her purse strings during the recession, I was delighted when for my birthday last year I received a year’s membership to the Gourmet Society. Having recently renewed my membership for a further year, I thought it would […]

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World Travel Market 09 Photos – Part 1

18 Nov 2009 by Matthew Fransioli     
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Here’s a few photos of the Sixt team and various stands at last weeks World Travel Market.  

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Birmingham set to welcome Jools Holland for another festive show

17 Nov 2009 by Matthew Fransioli     
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Jools Holland will once again return to Birmingham with his big band this December as part of his traditional festive tour. One of Britain’s best-loved big bands is gearing up to return to Birmingham this December as part of its ‘party that never stops’. The Jools Holland Rhythm and Blues Orchestra will be embarking on […]

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Wrestling superstars to head to London

17 Nov 2009 by Matthew Fransioli     
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The WWE is set to return to the UK next year for a series of dates, including two taped shows at the O2 arena for the company’s Smackdown and Raw franchises. Wrestling fans that missed out on tickets for the WWE’s UK tour earlier this month need not fret, as the superstars will be back […]

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Life in London – October 2009

16 Nov 2009 by Matthew Fransioli     
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We are pleased to introduce our new guest blogger to the Sixt Blog – Sue Hillman. Sue is a resident of the famous Notting Hill who has lived in London for over 30 years. Each month Sue will be reporting on the latest happenings from across the capital and we are delighted to bring you her October review…   […]

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Ask the expert: Winter tyres in ski resorts

16 Nov 2009 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Motoring     Tags:

Going on holiday to Switzerland can be challenging in winter. Weather conditions are cold and icy which can make driving a car very difficult. We have asked Hendrik Luetjens, Sixt Operations Director in Geneva Switzerland, about winter tyres when renting a car in Geneva, Zurich, Basel or Bern. Do I need a car with winter […]

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Young London car hire users ‘distracted by gadgets’

16 Nov 2009 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Motoring     

Young drivers are more likely to be distracted by in-car gadgets than their older counterparts, according to a new study. Research by the RAC found that those aged 17 to 24 years old were the worst when it came to this tendency, users of London car hire may be interested to hear. It found that […]

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