Friday, 22 June 2018

Flat-sharing pointers are ‘out of this world’

Flat-sharing pointers are ‘out of this world’

THE International Space Station: a cramped assortment of corridors, labs and claustrophobic crew quarters. But despite the lack of privacy and personal space in space, astronauts live in peace for months on end and get on like a house on fire. Here on...
Grown-up Cactus is less spiky, more sophisticated

Grown-up Cactus is less spiky, more sophisticated

THAT cheeky chappie of not so long ago, the Citroën Cactus C4, which so made everyone sit up and take notice at its inaugural outing at the Geneva Motor Show four years ago, has finally grown up. Which is to say that as far as I can tell, the Citroën...
Craft and country fair to draw thousands

Craft and country fair to draw thousands

THOUSANDS of people are expected to flock to Beale Park Showground near Reading this weekend to enjoy the Berkshire Craft and Country Fair. Oakleigh Fairs, who are organising the event, say the show will offer a range of family entertainment including...
Special edition offers big car luxury

Special edition offers big car luxury

THERE has to be a good reason for a limited edition of any model and Mazda saw the launch of the Mazda3 Sport Black special edition back in April as a chance to make this hatchback more stylish and sporty. I think they have succeeded. By successfully...
Listed cottage offers food for thought

Listed cottage offers food for thought

A FEW miles north of Henley, in the pretty rural hamlet of Stonor, there is a Grade II listed property on the market with Ballards at £550,000. Forge Cottage is just a hop, skip and a jump away from the grounds of Stonor Park. Here you will find the...

‘Safe Car Wash’ app aims to help tackle scourge of modern slavery

‘Safe Car Wash’ app aims to help tackle scourge of modern slavery

THE automotive industry’s leading car wash trade body has called on the government to do more to combat the scourge of modern slavery. ...

War hero turned architect’s home has so much to offer

War hero turned architect’s home has so much to offer

THIS week sees the 74th anniversary of the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944 — otherwise known as D-Day. In Operation Overlord, 156,...

Bringing decades of experience to bear

Bringing decades of experience to bear

AUCTIONEERS and valuers Jones and Jacob have notched up 13 years trading, holding regular monthly auctions at our historic Watcombe ...

A simple operation can take years off

A simple operation can take years off

AS we get older, it is common to develop lower eye bags or hooding of the upper eyelid which can make us look and feel tired, adding ...

Safe and supportive positions offer right balance

Safe and supportive positions offer right balance

PILATES ABC Henley workouts are suitable for all ages and levels of activity whether taken in a group or as a private session. Pilates ...

Understanding the rights and wrongs of lifting

Understanding the rights and wrongs of lifting

“LIFT on three... one, two, OUCH!” Improper lifting is a common cause of many types of back injuries, with twisting and turning while ...

Halve your self-build costs with these tips

Halve your self-build costs with these tips

ONE of the experts from this year’s Southern Homebuilding & Renovating Show has shared his tips on how to save up to 50 per cent on ...

Motorcycle retailers pinning their hopes on sunshine days

Motorcycle retailers pinning their hopes on sunshine days

MOTORCYCLE retailers are hoping the sunny weather will boost sales after the prolonged winter led to a dip in April. Stephen Latham, ...

Drivers risk breaching new MOT rules

RESEARCH by leading breakdown cover provider Green Flag reveals that a whopping 58 per cent of drivers are unaware of the MOT changes ...

Juke’s worth taking out of box

Juke’s worth taking out of box

THE other Nissan I have been driving this month — following on from my review of the game-changing all-new Micra in last week’s ...

Downsizing need not mean downgrading for ‘last-time buyers’

Downsizing need not mean downgrading for ‘last-time buyers’

MORE than half of owner-occupiers across England own their homes outright, with a significant portion of these homeowners being ...

‘Taking a break’ could hardly be more important

LAST month I spoke a lot about giving ourselves time to indulge and enjoy the world around us. This month I would very much like to ...

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Village shop raided again

Village shop raided again

A SHOP in Sonning Common has been raided for the second time in three months. Two masked men smashed their way into the Co-op in Wood Lane before stealing a large quantity of ... [more]

 

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