Digital magazine company Readly partners with Currys for Free Subs

Readly, the digital magazine and newspaper subscription service, is partnering with Currys, the UKs largest electrical retailer, to offer customers a free subscription to its app. The partnership, across the UK and Ireland, involves Readly offering its broad portfolio of titles to technology-engaged consumers, allowing them to read over 7,000 digital magazines and newspapers via…

Currys stops selling energy-guzzling patio heaters

patio_heater.jpgCurrys, ever keen to announce that they’ve stopped selling something that’s either unfashionable or environmentally unfriendly, has told the British public that they’ll no longer be stocking patio heaters in any of their stores.

According to recent reports, using a patio heater for two hours produces the same amount of carbon dioxide as a car produces on an average day, adding 380,000 tonnes to Britain’s annual CO2 emissions.

Given the Great British weather, it’s no surprise that many people have decided to install outdoor heaters, particularly as a certain genre of DIY / home improvement telly programmes have encouraged doing wonderful and expensive things in the garden.