There are different materials and products out there to help you go plastic-free in the garden. Hannah Stephenson looks at 5 options. So, you want to help stop the scourge of plastic by making your garden a plastic-free zone? It’s estimated that 500 million plant pots and seed trays are sold each year, the majority … Read moreHow to make your Garden a Plastic-Free Zone
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The Renovate Don’t Relocate regular imparts some insider wisdom for tackling a big project. Current weather patterns might be trying to trick us into thinking otherwise, but it is now officially spring – so what better time to cultivate your own little bit of domestic rebirth? With house prices constantly rising, home renovation is an … Read moreTempted to Renovate your Home? TV’s Kunle Barker shares 4 Top Tips for getting started.
CONTEMPORARY CONNECTIONS Curated by ArtNoble Tuesday 19 – Saturday 30 March 2019 Following on from 2018’s debut exhibition in November, ArtNoble is proud to present Contemporary Connections, a group exhibition displaying works by seven contemporary European artists. In a world constantly heading towards self-absorption, Contemporary Connections aims to initiate a dialogue among artists, artwork, audience … Read moreContemporary Connections Exhibition In London this March
Lettings Property Management and Negotiator Role McCarthy Holden Lettings are looking to expand their current team and as such are searching for an independent and hardworking individual who is able to problem solve, take initiative and work well within a team. Role: The new applicants role will include, but not be limited to: Canvassing for … Read moreMcCarthy Holden are currently looking for 3 people to join the sales and lettings teams.
Ahead of this year’s Ideal Home Show, TV property guru Phil Spencer talks to Gabrielle Fagan about feeling ‘super-fit’ and having no regrets. Since finding fame on the ever-popular Location, Location, Location alongside Kirstie Allsopp, Phil Spencer’s become a bit of a TV mainstay, with Love It Or List It and History Of Britain In … Read morePhil Spencer: ‘Life is about Constantly Balancing, Rebalancing and Keeping All the Balls in the Air’
There’s much more to sheds than cobwebs, unused bikes and rusting toolkits. The possibilities are endless. Do you have an old shed (or even a relatively new one) quietly rotting away at the bottom of your garden? It may be housing a few rusting tools or a long-neglected lawn-mower, but is it really paying its … Read moreHow to Transform a Garden Shed in a few Steps – and 7 ways to use the Spruced up Space.
The Tenant Fees Act will come into force on 1st June 2019. At the centre of the new law is a ban on all tenant fees, including agency and any third party fees. The guidelines from the government will come soon, but here’s what we know so far about the Tenant Fees Act (2019). What … Read moreTenant Fees Act (2019): An overview
Love your dog but prefer a home that doesn’t smell like kennel? Lisa Salmon seeks some simple steps for dealing with that poochy pong. You may feel your dog is just another member of the family – but chances are his distinct odour sets him apart from his human ‘relatives’. That poochy pong often permeates … Read moreEau De Pooch: 12 Ways to Stop your Home Smelling of your Furry Friends
Lee Connelly, aka the ‘Skinny Jean Gardener’, says encouraging green fingers is all about making it fun. As the weather warms up, it’s time to don coats and wellies and fire up the imagination to encourage your kids to get into the garden, with fun projects to stimulate their interest. Podcaster, former Blue Peter gardener … Read more5 Fun Ways to get your Kids into the Garden this Spring
Lauren Taylor meets the popular TV chef, after his epic road trip around the British Isles. When it comes to TV chefs, there are only a few who’ve been chopping, frying and serving up dishes on our screens for more than 25 years – and James Martin, with his straight-talking, homely and down-to-earth manner, is … Read moreJames Martin On Time To Start Embracing British Food
Finances can play a big part in relationships. Vicky Shaw finds out how to set good strategies in place and avoid money fall-outs. So, love has blossomed and you think you’ve found the perfect partner – but are you financially compatible? Understanding each other on money issues can go a long way to making or … Read more8 Tips for Successfully Managing your Money as a Couple
If you don’t want to play it safe, aren’t afraid to tread boldly, and have taken a shine to making a spring statement, then you’re bang up to date with the current trend for blending deep, decadent shades with bolds and brights. Designers love to keep us on our toes – and, as Donna Taylor, … Read moreColour Pop: 11 Ways to be Inspired by Brights and Bolds
We’ve rushed to get this short video preview available to view today, which means our house buyers can have an exclusive preview before the property goes to the open market in the Spring / Summer. Grounds of almost 4 acres (yet to be checked) Vast Kitchen / Family room Around 4,500 sq. ft. of space … Read moreProperty For Sale Early Preview
This is a property preview of a truly stunning detached New England style home occupying a mature plot measuring approximately 0.6 of an acre, in the heart of wonderful countryside in the charming hamlet of Hazeley Lea, just three miles north of Hartley Wintney. Take a look at the preview video above and be impressed … Read moreLuxury Contemporary Property For Sale Preview
Ahead of the spring selling season, an industry expert outlines some common ‘blunders’ that could put off potential buyers. By Vicky Shaw. With the spring house-selling season around the corner, many home owners eyeing a move in 2019 may already be sprucing up their properties to get them ready for market. But while moving can … Read moreHoping to sell your home? 11 Value-slashing pitfalls to avoid