Competitions & Fun
Free and easy to enter competitions.
Welcome to the competitions and fun section of the Mature Times website – the voice of our generation! This area of the site is packed with competitions that are free to enter giving you the chance to win all sorts of different goodies on a regular basis.
Books, CD’s or DVD’s, theatre tickets, or holidays - there is always something worth winning on the Mature Times website.
New competitions are being added all the time – if you would like to receive automatic notifications of these, simply go to the registration area of our website, register for free, enter your full postal address and choose competitions as one of your interests – then you will receive regular updates.
- Friday, 12 April 2013
A pair of pub regulars who have been at loggerheads for years finally settled their differences - with a charity boxing match in the car park.
Paul Martin, 49, and Andrew Blundson, 50, have taunted each other for years with lively debates while enjoying a beer at The Forester’s Arms in Holywell, Somerset.
So they decided to settle their differences with a sponsored punch-up organised by fellow drinker Mick Cowlam.
- Thursday, 11 April 2013
When asked how long they could cope without the internet 27% said they simply couldn't cope at all!
Could you survive without Internet access at Home and if so for how long? According to a survey of 1000 London commuters, people believe they would be far more stressed out by not having Internet access than if their heating was turned off, their tellies didn't work or they didn't have water!
The survey was done on behalf of Infosecurity Europe who wanted to find out how critical the Internet is to the average householder. Thirty eight percent felt that they would be most stressed out by not having Internet access at home followed by 32% not having water, 18% not having heating with 8% being less stressed by no TV and 4% no washing machine. The street survey was commissioned by Infosecurity Europe in the run up to the 2013 show running from the 23rd-25th April 2013, at Earls Court, London.
- Wednesday, 10 April 2013
If you want some extra help with those stubborn stains Bar Keepers Friend Power Cream and Bar Keepers Friend Power Spray is just the ticket!
I have a black tea and a black coffee drinker in my household and have only been able to remove the mug stains in the past with bleach, followed by a full cycle in the dishwasher.
Now I have just the product I’ve been looking for in the Power Cream, which removes the thick brown deposits a treat - and better still it leaves no after taste or smell.
- Wednesday, 10 April 2013
Swann describes their unit as “ideal for all home and small business environments where you want to know who is at the door”.
For Home I would certainly agree - it is lovely. Being able to see who is at the front door before opening it is great, and having the ability to assure your visitors you are inside is great for those with restricted mobility – or in my case, just a bit slow on occasion! It also enables you to speak to unknown visitors before deciding whether to open your door or not.
- Monday, 08 April 2013
Gransnet Local, launching today, is a network of local sites that will provide grandparents with a place to share local information and events, discuss local issues and offer opportunities to meet.
Gransnet Local will offer a new way for the over-50s to connect, both online and off. The network will be run by Local Editors, all aged 50+, trained by Gransnet and committed to drawing together their local communities.
The network aims to spread the established benefits of Gransnet into local communities, reaching those who are not yet online and giving them a reason (and helping them) to get connected. By offering peer-to-peer advice and friendship, Gransnet Local will help to pull together people who might otherwise feel cut off, helping to give them a voice in their community. The site aims to reduce loneliness among older people and to champion digital inclusion.