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Green People offers an improved sun care range

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Sun protection has become ever more important. Rates of skin cancer have quadrupled over the past 30 years, making it the most common cancer in women aged 15 to 24. Most skin cancers are caused by over-exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun and more than 2,000 people die from malignant melanoma each year [Source: Cancer Research UK]. Read more »

Deepdale Bike Hire opens in North Norfolk

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Visitors to the North Norfolk coast have been requesting cycle hire for a long time, but it’s been hard to find the right person to take on the challenge.

That all changed when Alyson Roxburgh visited Deepdale and fell in love with the village, the coast and the countryside. Alyson felt it was the right place for a life change and a new business. Read more »

Got Wood: new eco-friendly underwear brand launches

Daring, bold and made of bamboo, new underwear brand, Got Wood is available in three sizes and in a range of elaborately titled, eye-popping colours: Bamboo Shoot, Mountain Sunrise and Panda Eye.

Produced exclusively for men, the trunks are manufactured from an eco-friendly material which is made from bamboo. The fabric is blended with spandex for a comfortable fit and is machine washable at 30 degrees. The anti-bacterial properties and ability to disperse moisture from the skin makes the fabric perfect for underwear and sportswear. Read more »

Cool Britannia bag for life

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Shoppers, celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with the special edition Body Shop Bag for Life, made from 100% organically grown cotton.

The bag is also 100% Community Fair Trade. Made in India by Body Shop supplier Teddy Exports, the bag does more than just help the environment. Over 25 years, the company's trade with Teddy has provided employment for over 300 men and woman and has sent more than 700 children to school, providing them with a better education.

The bag has an RRP of £4.

www.thebodyshop.com

A new range of natural woollen mattress toppers from Devon Duvets

Devon Duvets, crafters of natural and sustainable woollen bedding and accessories, have created a new range of mattress toppers. Made using British fleece wool, each hand-quilted topper is encased in soft, pure cotton flannel. Read more »

Organic chocolate lab opens in London's Dalston

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Niko B Organic Chocolates have opened the Chocolate Lab at the Avo Hotel in Dalston, London.

Following the success of their dessert only supperclub, 82 Dalston Lane will become a major chocolate workspace encompassing a chocolate shop, the Niko B chocolate kitchen and fresh hot chocolates and desserts served canteen-style at solid wood communal tables.

Niko B have created a unique environment where visitors can experience the vibrancy of an open kitchen with the creative process fully visible. Read more »

Stylish organic bedding for a healthy Summer’s sleep

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Boston Stripe: A 100% organic cotton bed linen featuring contemporary stripes in beautiful tones of muted blue and taupe on a crisp white background, that emulates a calm, peaceful feel

If you're looking to freshen your bedding this Summer, try these new designs in an on-trend coastal style from The Fine Cotton Company.

Made from 100% combed organic yarns that have been carefully woven to create a finely textured and smoother feel, the bed linens are ethically produced and free from harmful chemicals and pesticides.

The organic cotton used is certified by GOTS, the global textile standard, whilst all dyes are approved and certified by Oeko-Tex.

Planet-friendly mattresses for Camping with Soul

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Camping With Soul has teamed up with the planet–friendly Naturalmat company, to produce the ultimate in ecologically sound camping mattresses.

The mattresses are wonderfully comfortable and have a minute carbon footprint. They can be used all year round for luxurious camping, as sumptuous bed toppers at home, or as an extra roll up bed for unexpected house guests.

They were designed with the same know-how used to create Naturalmat's traditional bedroom mattresses. Read more »

A rugged, solar-powered radio that also charges your phone

Compact, rugged and showerproof

Whenever you're travelling, trekking, camping or glamping, consider packing one of these rugged Etón Raptor outdoor adventure radios.

You won't need batteries because it's solar-powered. The Raptor also includes an LED torch, altimeter, barometer, compass, alarm clock and a bottle opener. Pretty much everything you could need in the great outdoors and useful in an emergency too. It also charges your mobile phone. Read more »

Real versatility with Outsider's little black dress

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The Obi - the traditional shirtdress reworked

This season is all about the dress. From sleek, sophisticated and glamorous to cheeky or a little bit flirty, each of these three little black dresses has its own story to tell…

The Obi
Taking the traditional shirtdress from last season this has been reworked, adding a wide Obi belt that gives added versatility. Wear it tight with a Jacket over or wear it loose over a high shine legging. Made from soft organic cotton sateen and featuring an elbow length sleeve.

The Maxi Read more »

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