Category: Environment

Average speed of UK cable broadband outstrips fibre broadband

  The latest Ofcom report makes grim reading for fibre broadband users across the UK, as the watchdog declares cable broadband now provides a speedier service than fibre.

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Did you know that this week is National Allotment Week?

Whether you have a garden large enough to grow your own produce, or you are fortunate enough to have a local allotment space, the benefits of growing your own fresh fruit and vegetables are many.

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Environment, Interesting Properties, Uncategorized Tags: , , , Comments Off

Neighbours, friend or foe?

In celebration of International Friendship Day we thought we would look at the subject of neighbours, how friendly are you with yours? Are they an important part of your daily life, or do you prefer to keep yourself to yourself and … Continue reading

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New Guide for those trying to buy a home in a sellers’ market

A buoyant property market is great if you’ve got a property to sell, but it’s really tough for house hunters. We provided some statistics on the housing market for Foresters Friendly Society, who have produced a guide for house hunters. … Continue reading

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Posted by: nicolasevern Categories: Buying, Environment, Estate Agents, Finance, Latest News, Mortgages Tags: , , , , 4 Comments

Rabbit Hutch Britain

Today’s Independent newspaper reports that millions of people are living in homes that are too small for them. The poorest households are said to be worst hit with resulting health problems for inhabitants including asthma, depression and insomnia.

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21 million Brits missing a trick on shopping for better energy bills.

33% of Brits are concerned about their energy bills, yet 43% don’t prioritise shopping around for a better deal. The new ‘Be An Energy Shopper’ campaign is set to get the nation bargain hunting for a better deal on their … Continue reading

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Energy, Environment, Industry News, Latest News, Savings Tags: , , , , , Comments Off

Learning about location

The term location, location, location has little more relevance than when you are trying to secure a school place for your child. Although the current school system claims you can choose which educational facility you would like your little Einstein … Continue reading

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Will the winter floods affect the UK housing market?

The answer to this question is yes, in a number of ways. The recent Floods have had a devastating impact not only on people’s lives and homes but they will also affect the country’s real estate market. In the UK, … Continue reading

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