Sunday, 15 December 2019

Parties have set out their stalls on housing

Parties have set out their stalls on housing

EACH of the major political parties have now unveiled their manifestos for the upcoming general election. With housing promises being seen as major vote-winners by all of them, the UK’s housing policy is set to change, whoever ends up in government....
‘Small is beautiful’ when it comes to little luxuries

‘Small is beautiful’ when it comes to little luxuries

THE Mazda3 is a car that in many ways fulfils the criteria I have been writing about in recent years with regard to smaller, modern cars. I have said many times that I do not see why smaller cars cannot have all the “perks” of larger, so-called...
Seven-bed townhouse is in a royally good location

Seven-bed townhouse is in a royally good location

DENMARK House is a unique Grade II-listed townhouse in the centre of Henley, with a centuries-old royal connection. On the market with Savills at a guide price of £2,500,000, the property has seven bedrooms and a swimming pool in the back garden. It...
Let us give your worn and torn furniture a new finish

Let us give your worn and torn furniture a new finish

FURNITURE makers and restorers the Good Shelf Company pride themselves on making and restoring furniture from new and old timber in their workshops based in Rotherfield Greys. When you buy a piece of furniture, they understand that you need a quality...
Personal trainers have some gift ideas just for you

Personal trainers have some gift ideas just for you

STUCK for ideas on what to get family and friends for Christmas this year? Here at Cynergy Personal Trainers we offer a few ideas for you to think about. Does that special someone love running with their dog? Or does their dog need socialising? Why...

Landscaper’s leading the way when it comes to your garden

Landscaper’s leading the way when it comes to your garden

TOM Grepne’s focus for his business is to stay small, delivering a very personal service with the highest quality of work possible. ...

Five-bedroom home offers buyers a leafy oasis of calm

Five-bedroom home offers buyers a leafy oasis of calm

LAMBRIDGE Wood Road is a racehorse amongst ponies. A professional in a crowd of amateurs. A Harrods Café coffee next to a mug of ...

Bertie the Miniature Schnauzer proves miracles can and do happen

Bertie the Miniature Schnauzer proves miracles can and do happen

VICTORIA Carver was not having a good week. It was May 4, 2018. She had just been made redundant only the day before and was chatting ...

We can solve your Christmas presents dilemma like a shot

We can solve your Christmas presents dilemma like a shot

CELEBRATE Christmas with the Royal Berkshire Shooting School. Are you struggling to find that perfect Christmas gift for a loved one? ...

Top tips for alloy wheel care

CAR owners wanting to keep their alloy wheels looking as good as new have been offered five top tips for looking after them. Motoring ...

Latest Volvo’s a glimpse of the shape of things to come

Latest Volvo’s a glimpse of the shape of things to come

HG Wells was not alluding specifically to the future of the motorcar when he published his sci-fi novel The Shape of Things to Come in ...

Asking prices down as general election looms

Asking prices down as general election looms

ASKING prices have fallen by an average of 1.3 per cent across the country over the past month. With the December 12 general election ...

Make the most of your home for a holiday let

HENLEY is a popular destination for holiday-makers and tourists, and some homeowners see this as an opportunity to supplement their ...

How to stop winter getting the better of your garden

How to stop winter getting the better of your garden

EXPERTS from garden furniture supplier BillyOh have identified six gardening problems that can arise during the winter. A spokesperson ...

Calls for measures to stamp out gazumping

Calls for measures to stamp out gazumping

GAZUMPING was commonplace in the late Eighties and early Nineties, as the property market boomed and homes were snapped up as soon as ...

Homebuyer optimism lower among over-35s

Homebuyer optimism lower among over-35s

LEVELS of optimism about home ownership remain low among the over-35s, according to a new report. The study by investment managment ...

Report shows significant increase in prime market

Report shows significant increase in prime market

THE number of prime residential housing transactions has increased considerably over the past 20 years, according to a new market ...

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