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Royal Wedding parties

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Street parties are a traditional way of celebrating a Royal Wedding. Now rules have been relaxed and red tape cut to make it easier for people to organise a street party or fete

Days Out app helps you plan summer outings

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Whether you fancy a castle, an English garden or a magical ruin, English Heritage has released a great new free app for iPhone and Android phones, bringing you ideas for days out across England

State Pension reforms

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Proposals for reforms to the State Pension have been unveiled. Their aim is to ensure pensions can meet the needs of future pensioners

Disability Living Allowance to be replaced

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Disability Living Allowance (DLA) will be replaced with a new Personal Independence Payment from 2013

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