Lockdown lifted Posted On 12 April 2021

Stage two of the lifting of lockdown starts today, but what is opening?   As part of the ‘Roadmap’ out of lockdown, today, the 12th of April, has been a day business owners across the country have been waiting for. Not just business owners though with gyms, outside pubs and restaurants, libraries, hairdressers and beauty …

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Spring into action Posted On 09 April 2021

As the days get longer, and the weather begins to brighten, now is the perfect opportunity to freshen things up in your house. So if you fancy saying goodbye to Winter in style, here are some of our tips on how to make your home Spring ready   Start from the bedroom What better a …

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Record-breaking day for the property market as sellers spring into action Posted On 08 April 2021

Rightmove reported the most visits ever in one day to their website last week   Spring has officially started with a bang for the property market! With levels not seen in a decade, April, May and June promise to be a bumper month for sales in England. In fact, Tuesday 23rd March saw the highest …

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National Walking Day 2021 Posted On 07 April 2021

Get some fresh air today to celebrate National Walking Day 2021   Over the past year, we have all realised the importance of fresh air and exercise of any sort. Going for a walk, whether to get out of the house from working from home, or just to blow off some steam, is a great …

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Weed it and reap Posted On 06 April 2021

Time to roll up your sleeves and put in the groundwork   And so here we are. April, the great transitional month where we’ve not quite shaken off winter’s icy grip, but with brighter evenings and significantly warmer days, its hold is definitely weakening. For gardeners, this is where the hard work starts; this month’s …

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Shed your inhibitions Posted On 01 April 2021

The humble outbuilding can be put to a number of uses   To paraphrase rock giants Motorhead, a shed used to be a place of spades. Or lawnmowers. Or half-empty tins of paint and discarded outdoor toys. A handy little store, generally made of glorified fencing panels, that gets a coat of creosote when you …

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The Property Market one year on from the first lockdown Posted On 31 March 2021

It’s been just over a year since the first national lockdown, but how has this changed the property market?   Just over a year from the first national lockdown due to the COVID pandemic, the property market has experienced a boom, and it’s here to stay… But how has the property market changed over the …

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Go to work on your eggs Posted On 30 March 2021

Whether decorating, rolling or hunting them, eggs are part of the Easter tradition   If you want to blame anyone for putting on a few pounds over the weekend, point the finger at the Pagans. Or the Europeans who stimulated a sweet tooth the Victorians never knew they had. Initially, though, it was the Pagans …

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Another step on Government’s road out of lockdown Posted On 29 March 2021

People urged to ‘Stay Local’ as restrictions start to ease   The second phase of the Government’s road out of lockdown came into force today (March 29th) … and it is a significant step forward as England starts to move from the shadows cast by the pandemic. From today, the rule of six returns, with …

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