Australia Day is the official national day of Australia. Celebrated annually on 26 January, it marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at Sydney Cove by Governor Arthur Phillip.
The British countryside has become a bore because ‘there is nothing to see or do’, says 53 per cent of the nation's adults.
A leisure report also found that five million adults would rather stay inside and play computer games than venture outdoors.
July saw the trade launch of Get On, a ground breaking £4m nationwide consumer campaign to promote motorcycling and scootering, which kicked off with a live riding demonstration by Blue’s Simon Webbe at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke.