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Suddenly joined the home worker crew? Here’s how to get your new workspace set up, says Luke Rix-Standing. Once the preserve of reclusive novelists, working from home has suddenly gone from occasional to near-universal. Recent years had already seen a shift towards more remote and flexible working, to be… Read More
03/04/2020
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These are the best blooms for cutting so you can enjoy them outdoors and in, as florist Arthur Parkinson tells Hannah Stephenson. If you love flowers both outside and in, now is a perfect time to start growing blooms in your garden that you can cut for DIY bouquets… Read More
03/04/2020
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Gatherings may be off the cards but you can still have fun with the decos. Hop to it, says Sam Wylie-Harris. Easter egg hunts may be confined to the living room and garden this year, and your family gathering might take place over Skype – but that doesn’t mean… Read More
03/04/2020
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Insight from last week A week on from Covid-19 lockdown, and we are starting to get used to living and working in a very different way with some success, a lot of challenges and the unexpected. We temporarily closed our branches last Monday evening as part of the lockdown… Read More
29/03/2020
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After a week of extraordinary events, full of contrasts and extremes, this news item provides insight into the impact of Covid-19, at a time when house sellers, landlords, buyers and tenants alike are naturally concerned. Chairman and Managing Director John Holden, provides a shop floor snapshot of recent events… Read More
22/03/2020
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Our response As with most of the world at the moment, I think everyone at McCarthy Holden are still in shock at what our lives, both personal and business, have become in a very short space of time. We are hopeful, we are determined, we are anxious, we are… Read More
20/03/2020
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These best buys score on functionality and aesthetics, says Sam Wylie-Harris. They’re a hub of home life, so kitchens need to be as functional and practical as they are stylish. Whether yours has an island with a worktop large enough to accommodate Saturday Kitchen, or there’s literally just enough… Read More
18/03/2020
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A gift she can enjoy at home is bound to be a hit. Gabrielle Fagan has Mother’s Day shopping sorted. Mother’s Day is the perfect occasion to make your mum feel special with a thoughtful gift – but while chocolates and flowers are a fail-safe traditional choice, how about… Read More
18/03/2020
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RHS Chelsea Flower Show designer and dog-lover Sam Ovens offers tips on ensuring your garden is a dog-friendly space. By Hannah Stephenson. So often, pets are considered a bit of a nuisance among gardeners, who don’t really appreciate their lawn being dug up by pooches burying their bones, or… Read More
18/03/2020
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