Design tips for your own winter garden

When you look out your window how does your garden look this winter? Is it full of colourful berries and brightly stemmed shrubs, the bark...
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Mind Your Head

The MIND YOUR HEAD sign is often seen adorning low doorways and building sites, designed to caution passersby of potential external bumps and bangs....

Winter Motoring tips – See & Be Seen

‘See and be seen’ should be the motto of every safety-conscious motorist. So many drivers tend to overlook the necessity of using headlights during...
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Long Term Care Planning

Following on from arguably one of Mrs May’s most divisive election mandates the ‘Dementia Tax’ it is worthwhile understanding what long term care is...
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The Importance of Reviews

Several important changes to tax and benefits were introduced at the beginning of 2017/18. So it makes sense to review your financial planning regularly to...

Equity Release

Are you seeking to take advantage of the equity built up in your property by releasing equity from your home to be spent on...
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Testing the SsangYong Tivoli ELX

When I first set sight on the angular, stylised looking car I thought it looked quite formidable. However when I sank into the comfortable...

Selling Your Car Privately? Watch out!

Be aware if you are selling your car privately, as what I describe below has recently happened to a customer in the Goring area.After...
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The 1930’s House

At the turn of the century it is estimated that only one in ten families owned their own property…most were tenants. Many families aspired...


If you look up from reading this page, you are likely to be looking at a window. Windows are all around us, and most...
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Energy Savings

Yes, it’s that time of year again… Chilly nights, rising fuel bills and it won’t be long before I get the first phone calls...
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The S Word – Sleeping Disorders

One in three of us have problems sleeping at some stage in our lives, yet it is often not properly identified or treated. Moreover,...


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