Today in 2005 Bob Geldof organised Live 8, a string of benefit concerts timed to precede the G8 conference and coincide with the 20th anniversary of Live Aid. More than 1,000 musicians performed across 182 television networks and 2,000 radio networks. #energysaving
We try to be as personable and helpful as possible to all our customers. Lynne says on Trustpilot that “Zog are a great company to deal with. Their online communication is excellent and their telephone customer service is the best I have experienced.” #ZogEnergy #HappyCustomers
Widely considered to be the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world, the #Wimbledon championships have taken place at the All England Lawn Tennis Club since 1877 and have been at the current ground since the 1922 tournament.
The 2015 Gay Pride Parade attracted 1 million people to the streets of London, making it the 7th largest gay event in the world and the largest gay event ever held in the UK. The 2019 event attracted over 1.5 million people.
Quench your thirst with refreshing summer drinks including fruity punch and gin cocktails, cordials, juice blends and cooling slushies. Try this easy sangria recipe first to embrace balmy summer days: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/sangria. #SangriaSeason
Did you know that a coffee maker consumes energy just by being plugged in? Consider connecting your coffee maker to a power strip where you can flip it on and off, or, if energy saving modes aren't available, just leave it unplugged while not in use.
Did you know? There are over 5,750 people from all over the world in the line of succession to the British throne. The highest ranked non-British person is Harald V, King of Norway, who currently is 73rd on the list. #Norway
Father's Day is a day of honouring fatherhood, paternal bonds, as well as the influence of fathers in society. How are you thanking your father on this special day for all their love, guidance and support? #HappyFathersDay #Love
Alongside his numerous world titles, Anthony Joshua is an Olympic gold medalist, turning down lucrative offers to turn pro. His gamble certainly paid off, with Joshua claiming a gold medal in the Super Heavyweight category.
48 people riding bikes for 24 hours can generate enough power to run a TV for a week. A group of cyclists at Olympian City in Hong Kong, achieved this thigh-burning, saddle-chafing, world record-breaking feat in June 2014 – generating just under 30,000 watt-hours of #energy.
Double glazing insulates your home from the cold and helps reduce your heating bill, as well as keeping the noise out. If your semi-detached home is entirely single glazed, you could save as much as £110 a year by installing A-rated double glazing. #Heating
Indian restaurants in the UK are a popular choice. In fact, it is estimated that there are more in London than in India’s biggest urban centers like Mumbai or New Delhi. #ForTheLoveOfCurry #JustBritishThings
The summer months call for light meals packed with lots of lovely fresh ingredients. Whether indoors or barbecuing at home, give these steak tacos a go: https://realfood.tesco.com/recipes/steak-tacos.html. #TacoTime
Almost half the money spent on energy bills is absorbed by heating and hot water costs. Turning your heating down by just one degree could save up to £80 a year. #DidYouKnow #EnergySavingTips #ZogEnergy
The United Kingdom was the first country to use postage stamps. The first stamp was known as the Penny Black and was issued in May 1840. It’s not as cheap to send a letter as it once was – a first-class stamp is now 65p and 56p for second class. #RoyalMail
Time to save money and energy when you shower. If you fit a shower timer in your bathroom, you could save up to £7 per person each year by cutting just one minute off every shower. #ShowerHack #SaveWater
Nearly 28 million Americans define themselves as having Scottish ancestry, including the Bush presidents. Other famous Americans with Scottish blood include Theodore Roosevelt, Jack Daniels, John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, and Jim Morrison. #ProudScots
The UEFA Champions League anthem, officially titled simply as ‘Champions League’ was written by Tony Britten in 1992 and the piece was performed by London's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and sung by the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus.
A cold draught can cause your home to lose heat, which makes it more tempting to turn the heating up. Draught excluders or draught-proofing kits are a good way to prevent this. #DraughtProof #EnergySavingTips
From salads and light soups to grilled meats and fish, make the most of summer produce with BBC Good Food's healthy BBQ, picnic and al fresco recipes. Here’s a summer egg salad you must try: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/summer-egg-salad-basil-peas. #FreshFood
Make sure to consider decorating in an energy-efficient way. If drapes, curtains and furniture block your air vents, heating costs can be higher. Covering bare floors with carpeting or rugs can also help insulate your home to save on heating costs. #EnergySaving #ZogEnergy
#Gas is shrunk by 600 times to form a liquid before being transported. It makes for a much more efficient method of transport, which is essential because the UK gets gas from all over the world – shipped from as far as the Arabian Gulf (6,140 miles away).
Smart thermostats can make your heating more efficient by only warming the rooms you are using. They learn how long it takes to heat your home, so they can have it at the right temperature at exactly the right time. #StaySmart
Gretna Green has a reputation as ‘Scotland’s Las Vegas’. Traditionally, young English couples have married there as under Scottish law, parental consent is not needed from the age of 16, whereas in England it is required until 18.
Strawberries are summer's stand-out sensation, but don’t ignore other fresh produce. Broad beans, tomatoes and fresh peas are also unmissable in June. But for now, try this no-bake strawberry cheesecake: https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/no-bake_strawberry_30276.