Free food & drink at London pop-up cafe if you 'pay' with (recyclable) plastic - EXPIRED

A rubbish café where you have to pay with plastic may not sound too appealing, until you learn it's a pop-up café where you can trade an empty plastic container for a free meal or coffee. Fanplastic!

How I got £68 of shopping for £5 with coupons (and you can too)

My hiatus from scaring supermarket cashiers is over. If you missed it, I’m back – see my leaving hospital after 85 days blog – and thanks to a wodge of coupons I’ve collected, I’ve just bagged £68-worth of shopping for just over £5. Anyone can do this, so I’m going to take you through it. You may...

Cheap post-Easter chocs, eg, 17p Creme Eggs, 50p Cadbury eggs, £2 Lindt bunny – can you find ’em?

Easter and the four-day weekend are over, but you can cheer yourself up with some cracking deals on Easter chocolate. Retailers have now slashed the price of loads of Easter-themed items, meaning you can now grab a 12-pack of Creme Eggs for £2 at Sainsbury’s – effectively 17p per egg – also 25p Malteaster bunnies at Tesco, 50p...

FREE Ben & Jerry’s ice cream on Free Cone Day 2018

Here’s a scoop for you… it’s the date freebie and ice cream lovers circle in their diaries. Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day is back once again this month… On Tue 10 Apr, you can walk into a participating store between 12-8pm and walk out with a free ice cream in your hand and a smile on...

How you can bag a FREE Carluccio’s breakfast on Saturday (31 Mar)

It’s not quite breakfast in bed, but you can go out and get a totally free brekkie this weekend, and won’t even have to get dressed. On Sat 31 Mar, Italian restaurant chain Carluccio’s is offering any dish from its breakfast menu – including vegetarian and vegan options – totally free to anyone who dines in, but,...

£1.50 prosecco trick (minimum six bottles, normally £6 each)

It’s BACK… Sainsbury’s is once again running different promotions which you can combine – known as code stacking – to get a corking deal on bottles of fizz. Until Mon 2 Apr, newbies to Sainsbury’s* online can effectively get prosecco from £1.50 to £3ish a bottle (norm £6-£10), though you have to buy six. Even existing Sainsbury’s shoppers, both...

McDonald’s Monopoly 2018 – Tips to boost your chances of a win

McDonald’s Monopoly is back for 2018! An annual tradition for some, it’s a tasty way to win a free bite to eat or – if you’re lucky – something bigger (I’m just gutted I can’t take part this year due to my ongoing battle with Crohn’s Disease). It’s essentially a prize draw, where you collect stickers from...

How to get 50+ FREE Caffè Nero drinks a year by stacking TWO offers

Live or work near a Caffè Nero? Listen up… There’s a way you can get 50+ hot drinks on the house each year by combining separate offers (known as ‘stacking’). It’ll work on most coffees, hot chocolate and tea – it’s all about the free tea in my eyes – and could be a lifesaver on those days when a...

FREE Cadbury chocolate bars in Birmingham and Sheffield

If you’ll be in Birmingham on Fri 2 Feb or Sheffield on Sat 3 Feb, there’s an easy way to bag yourself some FREE Cadbury chocolate… Over the next couple of days, two newsagents – one in Birmingham, one in Sheffield, see addresses below – will be handing out free chocolate bars in exchange for a ‘knick-knack’,...

FREE Cadbury chocolate bars at London pop-up

If you’ll be in London between now and this Sunday (28 Jan), there’s an easy way to bag yourself some FREE Cadbury chocolate… Simply head to 57 Greek Street in the capital’s West End (W1D 3DX), and you’ll find Cadbury’s ‘Glass and a Half’ pop-up newsagents – where it’ll be handing out free chocolate bars in exchange for...