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House Price Index-September 17

No sign of usual autumn price bounce as London drag continues Price of property coming to market falls by 1.2% (-£3,660) this month, the first monthly fall at this time of year since 2013 National average price fall exacerbated by London continuing to readjust and smaller falls in the other southern regions Potentially good news […]

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Best bulbs to plant for colour from July to December…

Bulbs after midsummer? Here are the best options. One might think that, by midsummer, most bulbs will have done their beautiful thing. Not so. The welcome sight of early spring flowerers is a distant memory, as is the colour fest provided by daffodils and tulips, but there’s still much to look forward to in the […]

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Equifax data breach: Credit rating firm replaces key staff…

US credit report giant Equifax has replaced two senior staff after revealing last week it had suffered a massive data breach. Data on up to 143 million Americans, about 400,000 Britons and a number of Canadians may have been stolen by hackers between mid-May and July. The chief information officer and chief security officer have […]

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RIGHTMOVE Optimiser monthly update  JP & Brimelow, Chorlton

RIGHTMOVE Optimiser monthly update  JP & Brimelow, Chorlton Here’s your quick overview of the exposure your properties and brand had in August, thanks to your Rightmove Optimiser membership. Number of times your brand was seen in August: 197,070 Compared to August 2016, that’s an increase of: 100,813 Number of times your properties were viewed in August: […]

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Mobike: The Smartbike Revolution

If you’ve been around Manchester over the last few months, you’ve probably seen one of those silver and orange bikes zipping past you – well, that, or left abandoned on the side of a pavement. You’ve heard of the smartphone revolution, well now you can experience the smartbike revolution; Manchester’s answer to London’s Boris bikes, but […]

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Sterling jumps to highest level since June 2016’s Brexit vote…

Sterling jumps to highest level since June 2016’s Brexit vote as households are put on stand-by for interest rate hike. Sterling has soared to its highest level since June 2016’s vote for Brexit aft the Bank of England raised expectations of a rate hike in the next few months. Gertjan Vlieghe, one of the Bank’s monetary policy […]

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West Didsbury & Chorlton AFC | NWCFL Premier Division. |

West,West,wherever you may be,We eat hummus and celery, We don’t eat meat,we love broccoli,We’re Chorlton and West Didsbury.” @WD_CFC 💜⚽️ http://wdcfcfan.club

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Ornamental bulbs that are good enough to eat….

Alliums which we know as garden plants are prized ingredients in other parts of the world. Here’s why… It’s officially bulb-planting season again, but for a greedy gardener like me there is often a tense trade-off between what space I dedicate to ornamentals and what I leave for edibles in my tiny urban patch. Fortunately, […]

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It’s a mortgage war, but not as you know it:

It’s a mortgage war, but not as you know it: First Direct slashes fees but HIKES rates – so are the new deals better or worse? First Direct has slashed its mortgage fees following pressure from customers, but has also hiked rates by up to 0.2 per cent to compensate. The lender has typically offered […]

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House prices still rising at 5% a year: Official figures show…

House prices still rising at 5% a year: Official figures show East Midlands is the new hotspot while London struggle. The average UK property prices is up 5.1 per cent annually with official figures suggesting the housing market has undergone a summer mini-revival in 2017. In July, the average house price was £226,000, up £11,000 […]