Spring bank holiday ideas Posted On 30 April 2021

This spring bank holiday is going to be a special one; it’s going to be one for us all to let our over-grown hair down and have fun in the sunshine and bask in our freedoms!   London. London, in essence, is everything and anything you want it to be. No two trips to London …

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International Dance Day 2021 Posted On 29 April 2021

Celebrate thousands of years of dance today   International Dance Day is a global celebration of dance that was created by the main partner for the performing arts of UNESCO – the Dance Committee of the International Theatre Institute (ITI). The day is celebrated annually on April 29, which happens to be the birth anniversary …

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Busiest-ever housing market; but what does it mean for buyers and sellers Posted On 28 April 2021

Homes are selling faster than ever right now, which is pushing up house prices…   It’s official. From stats from Rightmove, it has been confirmed that the property market is the busiest it has ever been with more houses sold in a week in April than ever before, and a record 9.3 million visits to …

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National Gardening Week Posted On 27 April 2021

It’s National Gardening Week, so let’s have a look at some jobs to do in the garden   Spring is fully underway. There should be no more frosts and the temperature is steadily getting warmer, which is bliss for your garden. With more sunshine, your plants should get stronger and healthier and the colours should …

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Oscars 2021: All the winners Posted On 26 April 2021

Brits star at this year’s Oscars   With the delays to so many films that were due out last year, this year’s Oscars were always going to be a little surreal, however, the Brits stood strong and took home a good selection of awards. The big winner of the evening was Nomadland, which scooped three …

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World Book Day – why it will shine on Posted On 23 April 2021

Reading is perhaps one of best, if not the very best, commodities and widely accessible resources we have as a people, and therefore so is World Book Day   Mental health and the recognition of its facets and depth has never been as prevalent as now, so when you consider how strong the scientific research …

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Earth Day 2021: How to make your home more environmentally friendly Posted On 22 April 2021

Join in with millions of people around the world and make your home more climate clean this Earth Day   This year celebrates the 51st anniversary of Earth Day. Originally conceived in 1970 by peace activist John McConnell as a day of education about how to look after our Earth, in 1990, Earth Day went …

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Cheers… and chairs! Garden furniture to enhance your outdoor space Posted On 21 April 2021

Whether you’re looking for something practical or a splash of style, there’s lots of choice out there   The days are getting warmer, the nights are getting shorter and the lure of a cold beer in the garden on a balmy summer evening grows ever stronger. Unless you have a severe case of patio embarrassment …

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5% mortgage scheme launched Posted On 20 April 2021

The government guaranteed, 5% mortgage deposit scheme has launched this week   High Street lenders are now offering mortgages with just a 5% deposit under a new government guaranteed scheme that launched yesterday. The policy, which was announced in the Budget, is designed to help more first-time buyers secure a home. The scheme is similar …

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Wallpaper know-how Posted On 19 April 2021

Our top tips when it comes to wallpapering   Wallpapering. A word that strikes fear into a lot of DIYers, however, with our handy guide you too can become a wallpapering pro.   The Basics First things first, always go for a high-quality wallpaper. If you’re thinking of wallpapering a room, then you are thinking …

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