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Hop-py Easter!

POSTED ON 28 MARCH 2018

It’s that time again for the Easter bunnies and Easter egg hunts – but what does it all mean? Apart from eating lots of chocolate, decorating chocolate eggs, and embarking on Easter egg hunts, Easter is principally a time of religious celebration, with many viewing Easter as the greatest feast of the church year. Easter …


Cambridge conquers Oxford in the 2018 Boat Race!

POSTED ON 26 MARCH 2018

Cambridge won both the men’s and women’s boat races on Saturday 24th March At the 164th Boat Race, the crowds at the River Thames on Saturday saw the Cambridge men win by an impressive three lengths, in 17 minutes 51 seconds, whilst the Cambridge women also won in emphatic fashion. “I really wanted the boys …


Sport Relief effort set to end on a high!

POSTED ON 23 MARCH 2018

This year’s one billion step challenge for Sport Relief enters its last day today – and the event culminates with a celebration of everything achieved this week, on BBC One tonight at 7pm Broadcasting live from Salford, a host of famous faces will come together for the big night of TV with some stepping into …


The world’s last surviving male northern white rhino has died aged 45

POSTED ON 21 MARCH 2018

Sudan lived at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya and was put to sleep on Monday after suffering from age-related complications Leaving behind only two females, his daughter and granddaughter, this could be the extinction of the subspecies. However, experts have hope for the future. “His death is a cruel symbol of human disregard for …


Six Nations: Ireland takes home the trophy

POSTED ON 19 MARCH 2018

Ireland secured its third ever Grand Slam on St Patrick’s Day with a 15-24 victory over England Ireland has previously won the Grand Slam in 2009 and also in 1948, where they also celebrated an undefeated triumph. Captain Rory Best said: “I think words can’t describe how delighted we are with that win, but also …


St Patrick’s Day and where it originated

POSTED ON 16 MARCH 2018

Celebrated on March 17th 2018 St Patrick’s Day is the day when you are not judged for drinking a few pints of Guinness or wearing a pretty green number with an outrageously oversized hat! St Patrick’s Day is a public holiday in the Northern and Republic of Ireland and is widely celebrated around the world. …


Love2shop voucher

POSTED ON 15 MARCH 2018

Instruct us to sell or rent your property before the end of May to receive your £100 Love2shop voucher on completion* *Please note this offer applies to new landlords and sellers and is only valid from February to May. Available for sales and lettings. Paid once completed/tenant moves in.


Cook up a treat

POSTED ON 14 MARCH 2018

These little fairy cakes are filled with orange curd and topped with icing; just perfect for little  hands and adults alike Preparation time: Less than 30 minutes Cooking time: 10-30 minutes Makes 12 Nutritional value: Approx. 209 calories per cake Ingredients 100g/3½oz baking spread 100g/3½oz caster sugar 2 large free-range eggs 100g/3½oz self-raising flour 1 …


Escape and enjoy a weekend away

POSTED ON 12 MARCH 2018

We’ve sought out some of the most luxurious and unique spa breaks and hotels so you can enjoy some of that lovely ‘me time’. Country House Hotel and Spa – Wales A luxurious and award-winning Spa offering a wonderful range of Spa Breaks where the only distractions comes  from the tumbling river, the heron fishing …


A history of Mother’s Day

POSTED ON 09 MARCH 2018

Throughout history, Mother’s Day has been a way of showing love and gratitude to the women who raised us; whether that be with a bunch of flowers or a box of chocolates. You may be surprised to learn how its meaning, and the attitudes of people towards this day, have actually changed over the centuries …


Use your outdoor space to its full potential!

POSTED ON 07 MARCH 2018

Small back gardens and outdoor spaces can often be left neglected with the misconceptions that they lack the vital space needed in which to enjoy, grow or relax. However, you don’t need a huge outdoor space to soak up some Vitamin D! Instead, enjoy your own unique haven in its very own way – no …


Take advantage of under stairs storage space

POSTED ON 05 MARCH 2018

Struggling for storage space in your home? Re-think your under stairs space to not only boost storage, but to add character to your home Historically, under stairs closets were mainly used for toilets, hanging clothes or, if you’re Harry Potter, a small bedroom. This area is often ineffectively used, or just boarded up, but there are loads of innovative …


Strengthening consumer redress in the housing market

POSTED ON 02 MARCH 2018

The government is seeking opinions about its official options when it comes to the issue of creating a new redress system In a statement recently released, Housing Secretary Sajid Javid announced that dissatisfied owners and tenants should have, “a clearer version of redress for their grievances.” This consultation seeks views on redress for consumers of …