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by Martin Phillp
Thu 22 Feb, 2024 18.50
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Technology Thread
Replies: 36
Views: 5163

Re: The Technology Thread

Worth noting that the A25 also supports O2's new 'Standalone' 5G service which is now in some cities.
by Martin Phillp
Wed 21 Feb, 2024 19.45
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Technology Thread
Replies: 36
Views: 5163

Re: The Technology Thread

I feel that is going to happen to me as the more I think about it I'm drawing the conclusion that an A25 will do me just fine whereas I had always previously thought I couldn't live without an S series handset (extending to the point of buying the S10 in the first place when it had already been rep...
by Martin Phillp
Wed 21 Feb, 2024 12.35
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 2146
Views: 845531

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

The Body Shop first closures are in. They plan to close half of their physical stores as part of restructuring. Stores that will close today are: Surrey Quays (London) Oxford Street - Bond Street (London) Canary Wharf (London) Cheapside (London) Nuneaton Ashford (Kent) Bristol Queens Road At a gues...
by Martin Phillp
Tue 20 Feb, 2024 17.57
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 2146
Views: 845531

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

The Body Shop first closures are in. They plan to close half of their physical stores as part of restructuring. Stores that will close today are: Surrey Quays (London) Oxford Street - Bond Street (London) Canary Wharf (London) Cheapside (London) Nuneaton Ashford (Kent) Bristol Queens Road At a guess...
by Martin Phillp
Mon 19 Feb, 2024 22.45
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 2146
Views: 845531

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Wilko store number 4 under The Range management will open on Friday 29th March (Good Friday) in St. Albans.
by Martin Phillp
Tue 13 Feb, 2024 14.00
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 2146
Views: 845531

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

FRP have been appointed administrators for The Body Shop.
by Martin Phillp
Mon 12 Feb, 2024 22.12
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: With all the recent inflationary price rises, is there stuff you just won’t pay for now?
Replies: 18
Views: 1208

Re: With all the recent inflationary price rises, is there stuff you just won’t pay for now?

I've gone from contract phones to PAYG SIM Only with 1pMobile. Fortunately I was able to pay for a mid-range Samsung upfront which negates the cost of the handset from my mobile costs. I've also removed the landline element when I swapped from TalkTalk to BT recently. WiFi Calling is more than adequ...
by Martin Phillp
Sat 10 Feb, 2024 19.02
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Barclays and other non-Lloyds/TSB Bank thread
Replies: 220
Views: 118556

Re: The Barclays and other non-Lloyds/TSB Bank thread

The two floor Barclays on Tottenham Court Road in London which was converted from an EasyInternetCafe in the late noughties is closing on November 1st 2024.
by Martin Phillp
Sat 10 Feb, 2024 19.00
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 2146
Views: 845531

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

https://news.sky.com/story/new-body-shop-owner-to-call-in-administrators-for-uk-chain-13067609 Body Shop to go into administration. I can remember all the ladies in my life used to be mad about the Body Shop, in the late 1990s - to early 2000s, not seen anything branded by them in any of our bathro...
by Martin Phillp
Fri 26 Jan, 2024 22.13
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Another High Street Rebrand
Replies: 2521
Views: 1149446

Re: Another High Street Rebrand

I like to think the people who say they miss being able to shop for Pick n' Mix the most whenever the latest high street chain goes bust are the same people who in every survey done say they want more high brow programming about culture and the arts, and less programming like Jeremy Kyle. Of course...
by Martin Phillp
Fri 26 Jan, 2024 20.55
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Pres Cafe Watch News and Information Board
Replies: 469
Views: 107666

Re: Pres Cafe Watch News and Information Board

While I also received a warning for talking about politics, I thought what I posted about Donati's line of questioning being along the lines of what state run TRT World peddles out on a daily basis which is pro-Palestinian. I thought that would be considered editorial rather than political as I didn...