Monday, 20 August 2018

Compact crossover’s safe as houses

Compact crossover’s safe as houses

SUBARU fans will be glad to know that while the Japanese car maker continues to go its own sweet, individual way — which many of us admire — 2018 brings all-new models to the road, including the rather excellent XV compact crossover. This week I have...
Modern countryside living in well-connected village

Modern countryside living in well-connected village

UNLIKE most villages, Shiplake is spread over two centres. In the older part you will find a cluster of homes, the independent day and boarding school Shiplake College, the fabulous timber-ceilinged venue of Shiplake Memorial Hall, the Plowden Arms...
Now first-time buyers must pay £209,000

Now first-time buyers must pay £209,000

FIRST-TIME buyers are stumping up almost £209,000 on average to get on the property ladder. Entrants to the market have seen a 21 per cent hike in property prices over the last 10 years, with the average price climbing from £172,659 in 2008 to...
Five key factors affecting property prices

Five key factors affecting property prices

HOW much is my home worth? It’s a question estate agents are asked time and time again. Although an accurate price can only be given after carrying out a valuation, there are a number of factors which can influence the value of a property. Whether...
Less property coming up to rent in London

Less property coming up to rent in London

RENT expectations are continuing to fall in London as the supply of new property to let drops again. The latest residential market survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) reveals the continued reduction in the amount of new...

Boris blasts ‘absurdly high’ stamp duty tax

Boris blasts ‘absurdly high’ stamp duty tax

FORMER Henley MP Boris Johnson this week branded housing “the single biggest and most urgent crisis we face”. The former foreign ...

Private members’ club is open to diners

Private members’ club is open to diners

PHYLLIS Court Club is an idyllic setting for breakfast, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner. Throughout August the private members’ ...

‘Part exchange’ scheme makes it easier to move

‘Part exchange’ scheme makes it easier to move

PROPERTY developer Crest Nicholson hosted a “part exchange” event at Highlands Park last Saturday, writes Alison Stodolnic. Under the ...

Conquer ‘slipped disc’ pain without medication

Conquer ‘slipped disc’ pain without medication

THE phrase “slipped disc” is misleading. The intervertebral disc is a special type of cartilage found between each of the 24 bones ...

Get the body you want by removing unwanted fat

Get the body you want by removing unwanted fat

GET the Body you want with Vaser Lipo fat removal at the Chiltern Medical Clinic. Imagine what life would be like without the: • ...

Reform your health routine and feel the benefits

Reform your health routine and feel the benefits

PILATES ABC Henley is now introducing private sessions on the reformer, a spring-based machine whereby clients work against resistance,...

Don't forget your exercise regime while on holiday

THE holidays are here and we are all gearing up for a few days away, a break from the routine and time with our friends and families. ...

Interest rates rise to help dampen inflation

INTEREST rates have been increased by the Bank of England to their highest level since 2009. The change, from 0.5 to 0.75 per cent, is ...

Historic thatched cottage makes most of outdoors

Historic thatched cottage makes most of outdoors

THE ancient craft of thatching — the use of reeds, straw or other natural vegetation — is one of the oldest methods of roof ...

Most households are living beyond means

HOUSEHOLDS in the UK are living beyond their means, according to the Office of National Statistics. It reports that in July, outgoings ...

Clever and versatile with nod to motorsport heritage

Clever and versatile with nod to motorsport heritage

THE Monte Carlo Rally was a source of wonder and excitement for me when as a child I watched it light up the tiny screen of our ...

Spoiled for choice with Mazda tourer

Spoiled for choice with Mazda tourer

MAZDA came to the Cotswolds last week to launch upgraded versions of its flagship model — the large and handsome Mazda6. I was able to ...

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Drugs raid

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