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Declutter Your Life

It’s that time of year when we get the urge to Spring Clean. De-cluttering Tips Deal with one room at a time the task will seem less daunting. Stick with that room until it’s finished. Choose a nice day – Take the room contents outside. Psychologically it’s easier to sort and let go if you’re […]

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Green Fingers

National Gardening Weeek 30 April – 6 May
National Gardening Week was launched seven years ago by the RHS and aims to become the country’s biggest celebration of gardening. Thousands of people …

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Newbury in bloom launch 2018!

Newbury Town Council is launching its ‘Newbury in Bloom 2018” campaign and after the huge success from last year’s event we are looking forward to another successful year. The campaign aims to c …

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Research & Development Funding Workshop for local businesses 2 March

Research & Development Funding Workshop at West Berkshire Council, Market Street, Newbury RG14 5LD on Friday 2 March 2018 from 9:15am to 12:30pm.
Newbury based United Konsultants
has teamed up w …

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New show homes to launch in newbury

David Wilson Homes is set to open the doors to brand new show homes at its development The Chase at Newbury Racecourse this weekend (Saturday 17th February), inviting homebuyers to view its sought-aft …

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Basingstoke show home offers interior design inspiration to house hunters

A brand new David Wilson show home which recently launched in Basingstoke is giving Hampshire homebuyers interior design inspiration for their own properties.
The Peechtree style home at Gillies Mead …

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House builder calls upon Santa to ensure local children are on his list

The housebuilder behind brand new communities in Hampshire is taking action to ensure its homes are on Santa’s radar this Christmas.
David Wilson Homes, which is bringing new homes to the area at it …

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Gifts for Everyone- Two legs and four

Fart Blaster
This rude, crude and incredible fun gadget has four outrageous sound effects that are easily operated with the press of the nozzle.

Beer Freezer Pint Glass
No room in the fridge to cool …

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What does your Christmas tree say about you?

Millions of trees are sold each year, but can they be linked to your personality?
The Natural Wholesome Tree Lover
With abundant dark green foliage and often decorated in traditional red, green and go …

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Don’t leaf it to the last minute, prepare your garden for winter

New homeowners in Berkshire are being encouraged to give wildlife a helping hand through the harsh winter months by preparing their gardens for the cold weather.
David Wilson Homes has teamed up with …

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National Tree Week

November 25th marks the start of National Tree Week, which in turn marks the start of the tree-planting season.
Considering that most of us in the UK have fairly small plots we do love our trees. The …

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Allotment awards winners 2017

Following allotment visits at Newbury’s six allotment sites by Councillors earlier in the year, Newbury Town Council presented awards to tenants who were judged to have kept the best allotment plots …

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NEWBURY IN BLOOM JUDGING 2017

Newbury in Bloom judges has now visited all of the 42 entries received from local businesses, primary schools, places of worship, allotments, community projects and almshouses.
Councillor Sarah Greena …

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Is International Property a solid investment?

“May you live in interesting times”, so goes the supposed Chinese anti-proverb. The implication being that ‘interesting’ is the direct opposite of stable, harmonious and peaceful.
And indeed t …

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Honeysuckle

Honeysuckle stems emerge from the ground and grow slowly upwards until they find something around which to twine. At this point they romp away, scrambling up frameworks or trees decorating them with s …

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Take a Seat

This year I decided to buy an all-weather seat for my garden.
Bizarrely I didn’t actually have a permanent place to sit where I could admire my hard work.
There is an art to choosing and placing gar …

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Jobs for June

There’s always something to be doing in the garden, whether it’s pruning, tidying or sowing, here are my tips for June.
Cutting back growth in hanging baskets can encourage new flowers and …

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Blooming Baskets!

The secret to growing a successful basket lays both in the way it’s planted but also in sensible aftercare.
Plant the basket with bedding plants at the beginning of May but don’t plant them out fo …

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Fuchsia Perfect

I love hardy fuchsias. They are some of the most rewarding plants to grow. They are easy to propagate, flower well and are not the least bit temperamental.
They are named after a 16th Century German h …

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Step by step guide to a listed property Spring Health Check

Spring is the ideal time to take stock, to get out and check the condition of your listed building, and identify any maintenance that is required. The exterior of your building may have taken a batter …

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