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Make the most of an extra hour as the clocks go back

Published on: Friday 28th October 2016

The clocks go back an hour at 2am on Sunday, October 30, marking the end of British summertime.

The change means the weekend is extended by an hour – so make the most of the extra 60 minutes with these five suggestions from Choose Cumbria.

1) Search for a new job


If you’re feeling stuck in a rut at work, now’s the time to make a change. Use the extra hour to think about your transferable skills and search for the opportunities available.

Choose Cumbria has the latest vacancies in everything from education to engineering in the county. Could we help you to find your dream career?

2) Update your CV


Take some time to update your CV to ensure that your qualifications and experience are up to date.

Is your CV concise, to the point and relevant?

3) Plan a day out in The Lakes


There’s lots to do in The Lakes this autumn and winter, so use your spare time to plan a visit to your favourite attraction or try something new.

Lakes Culture and Lakes Visitor have compiled a range of fun activities for families and those who just love The Lake District.

4) Enter our competition


Would you like to win a break at Langdale, a 4-star hotel in the heart of The Lake District?

Click here to enter our fantastic competition and you could win a two-night stay with complimentary use of the luxurious Brimstone Spa facilities for a day.

It’ll only take five minutes, so you’ll still have lots of extra time to spare.

5) Enjoy your favourite pastime


Pick up your favourite book, watch a fun film or Go Active in Cumbria!

How are you planning to make use of the extra hour on Sunday? Tweet us your suggestions at @ChooseCumbria.

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