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2019 interior trends

POSTED ON 07 DECEMBER 2018

With 2019 fast approaching, you may already be thinking about updating your home to give it a fresh look for the new year. Here we’ve put together a list of interior ideas, room by room, to keep you up to date over the next 12 months It can be hard to find things that we …


New home

POSTED ON 05 DECEMBER 2018

With thoughts of the New Year starting to creep in, now is the time to think about making that fresh start by marketing your property with us   The New Year always signals the start of new year resolutions which reflect your hopes and aspirations for the year ahead. And there is no reason why …


Declutter your home for good…

POSTED ON 03 DECEMBER 2018

Your house can sometimes feel like it’s been turned upside down during Christmas, thanks to decorations, presents and guests. That’s why now is a better time than ever to declutter your home before you settle down for the holidays   The new year sees a fresh start and people set themselves new goals or resolutions …


Healthy breakfasts to kick-start your day

POSTED ON 30 NOVEMBER 2018

The NHS advises that you get into the habit of eating a morning meal to help boost energy – the healthy way!   According to research from Catering Equipment specialists, Nesbits, people who eat breakfast are at a significant reduced risk of heart attack and stroke, perform better, are more alert throughout the day, and …


Storm Diana expected to deliver heavy rain, gales and up to 70 mph winds to Britain

POSTED ON 28 NOVEMBER 2018

As powerful winds approach the UK, The Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings to western parts of the country, after thick fog has caused flight and train delays Storm Diana is set to move quite quickly through the country today, with showers expected to continue into Thursday, producing somewhere between 60mm and 80mm of …


Get fit while raising money for charity

POSTED ON 26 NOVEMBER 2018

If you’re looking for an incentive to get fit and be more healthy in the New Year, then why not sign up for one of the many Race For Life events taking place in 2019 and help a good cause along the way Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of women-only events …


Black Friday 2018: Brits expected to spend £10bn

POSTED ON 23 NOVEMBER 2018

Brits up and down the country are spending the day trawling through online shops and the high Street looking for great Black Friday bargains Originating from the US, Black Friday now extends into a weekend-long shopping event, thanks to ‘Cyber Monday’” (26th November). According to the Daily Mail, people in Britain are expected to spend …


Positive outlook for rental market

POSTED ON 21 NOVEMBER 2018

According to Rightmove, a lack of new rental properties coming to the market in London in the second quarter of this year – which is down 3.5% on Q2 2017 – has helped push the annual rate of London asking rents to 3.4%, with rents outside London also rising 2.7% over the quarter   This …


Ho ho ho, get baking!

POSTED ON 19 NOVEMBER 2018

What better way to get the kids all excited for Santa’s pending arrival than with these reindeer biscuits. If Santa’s lucky, he may even get one on his plate on Christmas Eve!   Rudolph shortbread MAKES 8 BIG BISCUITS | 1hr prep & cook 200g salted butter, softened 2 tsp vanilla extract 85g golden caster …


Christmas family fun

POSTED ON 16 NOVEMBER 2018

The build up to Christmas can be fun and exciting, full of activities to getting the whole family ready for the festive season. If you’re stuck for ideas on where to go and what to do, we have some ideas here for you! Not only do we have all the excitement at home of making …


Make sure you have your home security all wrapped up

POSTED ON 14 NOVEMBER 2018

Christmas time is a popular time for theft and burglaries, so extra precautions should be taken to ensure your home stays safe and festive during the holiday season It’s getting to that time of the year again when Father Christmas will soon be dusting off his sleigh and its bells will start ringing once more. …


Time to get cosy

POSTED ON 12 NOVEMBER 2018

The sun has packed its bags and the nights are getting darker. Make the most of the winter nights by creating a cosy retreat in your home If the colder, darker nights are making you hanker for a cosier home environment and reaching for your slippers, then follow our simple steps to achieving a warm, …


ICC Women’s World Twenty 20

POSTED ON 09 NOVEMBER 2018

The ten-team tournament, featuring three time champions Australia, reigning ICC Women’s World Cup winners England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and defending champions the Windies – plus two qualifiers – will be played across three venues in the Caribbean between 9th and 24th November. The event kicks off at the Guyana National …


People of the World! Spice Girls announce long-awaited re-union

POSTED ON 07 NOVEMBER 2018

It’s the news every Spice Girls fan has been waiting for – the Spice Girls have announced their first tour for a decade, with six UK stadium dates in June next year   Melanie Brown (‘Scary Spice’), Emma Bunton (‘Baby Spice’), Geri Horner (‘Ginger Spice’) and Melanie Chisholm (‘Sporty Spice’) revealed details of the reunion …


Christmas gift buying made easy!

POSTED ON 05 NOVEMBER 2018

Christmas is fast approaching and with that the stress of finding the perfect gift for your loved ones. If you’re stuck for ideas, we’ve found some of this year’s top buys   For her… Collagin – Gin with added Collagen If you’re looking for a unique gift, then Collagin is the answer. A perfectly blended …


Preparing to move over the Christmas period

POSTED ON 02 NOVEMBER 2018

Moving house is traditionally seen as one of the most stressful ventures in a person’s life. Couple that with Christmas, what’s meant to be a jolly time of year, could be a recipe for disaster. That is if you don’t have a good plan up your sleeve!   Moving before Christmas The thought of moving …


Happy Halloween!

POSTED ON 31 OCTOBER 2018

The night of 31st October, the eve of All Saints’ Day, is often celebrated by children dressing up in frightening masks and costumes   But what is Halloween? Halloween has its roots in the ancient, pre-Christian Celtic festival of Samhain, which was celebrated on the night of 31st October and was when ghosts and spirits …


Hamilton wins fifth world championship

POSTED ON 29 OCTOBER 2018

With two races to spare, Lewis Hamilton has won his fifth Formula One world championship, which places him in joint second place with Juan Manuel Fangio on the all-time list   Hamilton is now behind only Michael Schumacher on the all-time list, who won seven and who currently tops the list. Hamilton required only seven …


The clocks fall back on Sunday 28th October, marking the end of British Summer Time

POSTED ON 26 OCTOBER 2018

On Sunday at 2am the clocks will go back one hour, giving us all an extra hour to play with, and an extended day of rest The clocks change twice each year. In March they ‘spring forward’ an hour, and in October they ‘fall back’ an hour. This year it’s this Sunday they fall back, …


An emotional and admirable Invictus Games so far this year in Sydney!

POSTED ON 24 OCTOBER 2018

Many tears were shed by audiences everywhere yesterday when British swimmers Poppy Pawsey and Sarah Robinson won the hearts of everyone watching, and by doing so captured the true spirit of the Invictus Games UK athletes Pawsey and Robinson both participated in the women’s 50m ISD freestyle yesterday, and, in a very special moment at …