It is now 50 years since the TV play Cathy Come Home was first screened and it is shocking to think that 50 years later the drama is as relevant today as it was then. After it was released we made progress. But we are now sliding back to conditions similar to those of the 1960s, for young people in particular.
Could you cut the cost of Christmas a little bit and make your festivities a bit kinder to the environment? On average, households in England throw out five extra bags of rubbish at Christmas time. That’s 750,000 tonnes of extra rubbish. See what you can do to reduce waste.