easyJet takes to the air with all-female flight and ground crew operation in celebration of International Women’s Day. EZY8275 left London Gatwick this morning bound for Madrid with a female Captain, First Officer and four female cabin crew. The flight was captained by Kate McWilliams, 27, the world’s youngest female commercial Captain and…

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When asked to review The Haybarn in Fryton, Slingsby, North Yorkshire by Gorgeous Cottages as a destination for ‘Posh Hen Do’s’ and ‘Girlie Getaways’ we were not prepared for the splendour to come. We headed to York and found our way to The Haybarn, one of the Cherrygarth Cottages luxury holiday cottages. It was pitch dark when we arrived at 7pm. Upon…

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When I was a teacher, the holidays were planned for us. And let me say, they were always very much needed by the children as well as the staff! Working for myself, I’ve made a conscious decision to stick to the school holiday timetable (without the six week summer holiday of course) but having a mini-break…

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Embracing the peace and tranquillity of rural Northumberland in a property situated close to Morpeth in the village of Ulgham, The Carriage House is five star rated for self-catering accommodation and it proved to be a delightful home away from home, the perfect base to walk, cycle and explore. On arrival, our host Dawn showed us into the large kitchen, dining and living space.…

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