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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 …


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 …


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 …


A matter of time

POSTED ON 26 MARCH 2021

The clocks go forward this month, but what does it all mean?   What started with a throwaway remark in 1784 has influenced our lives for more than 100 years. But although one of America’s Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin, observed on a visit to France that Parisiennes should be woken an hour earlier by cannons …


J.R.R Tolkien day

POSTED ON 25 MARCH 2021

R. R. Tolkien wrote one of the most beloved and well-read stories of anyone’s lifetimes, The Lord of the Rings   Held every year on the 25th March, which happens to be the exact day that the one ring was destroyed, today is an opportunity for people around the world to celebrate the magic that …


Buyer demand spiked 24% after the budget

POSTED ON 24 MARCH 2021

The demand for new homes spiked after the announcement of the budget, while house prices continue to rise   It was reported that after last month’s budget, buyer demand rocketed 24% higher than in the week previous and is currently running 80% higher than the same periods in the previous four years! However, the supply …


Netflix shows to binge before the clocks change

POSTED ON 23 MARCH 2021

  The clocks change this Sunday, just enough time to binge one more series   With the clock change this Sunday, comes more light in the evening, which could lead to more time in our gardens and less time in front of the TV, which isn’t a bad thing at all. With this in mind, …


Building an extension: Part 2: Builders

POSTED ON 22 MARCH 2021

Part two of our ‘building an extension guide’ focuses on the more physical element of the task; the building   Last week we looked at the first steps of building an extension to your home; the initial plans and the role an architect plays. This week we are going to look at the more physical …


FA Cup Quarter Final’s Preview – Part 2

POSTED ON 20 MARCH 2021

Eight teams battle it out for a place in the Wembley semi-finals this weekend…   Sun 21st March (1.30pm KO) BBC 1 Chelsea v Sheffield Utd After an impressive campaign last year, Chris Wilder has left Sheff Utd citing major differences with the board, which could be seen in their recruitment last year. No longer …