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eco-friendly home
22 Jan

6 ways to make your home more eco-friendly

6 ways to make your home more eco-friendly Having an eco-friendly home is not just better for the environment, it could also make massive cuts to your bills each year. You don’t need to spend a lot to make a difference. Little changes in the home can make a big impact to your carbon footprint.

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20 Jan

Blue Monday: 5 ways to beat the dreaded ‘January blues’

Did you know that 20 January is dubbed ‘Blue Monday’ because it’s officially the most depressing day of the year? The third Monday in January is apparently the time when we’re at our most gloomy, and that’s down to a number of factors including the weather, debt, low motivation and early failure of New Year’s

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12 Dec

Does Father Christmas need Key Person Cover?

Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house,Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. Santa was busy filling each stocking with care, When a terrible thought gave him a scare. What would happen to Christmas when he was gone?Without his knowledge & skill, how could it possibly go on? The elves

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11 Dec

Protect your pet at Christmas

Christmas is often a time of indulgence as we consume those extra treats that are in abundance at this time of year. However, if you have a dog or cat it can be both a bewildering and dangerous time for them. From Christmas trees to climb or chocolate left out on tables, pet owners can

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tool theft man ith tool belt
19 Nov

Tool theft on the rise.

Tool theft on the rise as the nights draw in When the clocks change, the long winter evenings bring plenty of cosy nights at home. Unfortunately the darker evenings see a big rise in tool theft from cars and vans. This heavily contributes to a general increase in tool theft that’s seen the average cost

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listed building in Mayfair
06 Nov

Listed Buildings: Here’s what you need to know

If your home is a listed building. If you’re someone who’s drawn to interesting or unusual architecture, you might find yourself thinking of buying a listed building. The idea of listing is to preserve them for future generations, and if you’re lucky enough to be in the position of owning one, there are a few

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30 Oct

What to do if your home is burgled

How to cope with theft in the home. It’s the nightmare scenario no home-owner ever wants to find themselves in. But if the worst happens and you’re the victim of theft in the home, what should you do? Keep calm and follow these steps… 1. Call the Police The sooner the Police can get to

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car recalls
17 Dec

What happens if you’re affected by car recalls?

We’ve all read the news about the emissions scandal and seen the headlines about car recalls. But what are the implications if your car is one of those affected, whether because of its emissions or because of a safety issue? Here’s what you need to know. Understanding car recalls There are different kinds of car

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21 Sep

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning Competition

For the chance to win a hamper worth £50, you need to bring your cupcake(s) into these branches: Macclesfield, Kingston-upon-Thames, Ipswich and Ruislip The closing date for entries is Friday 28th September 2018 Only one entry per person The winner of the hamper will be judged by a member of the branch team in A-Plan.

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17 May

Testimonial from one of our local, specialist clients

“I had a problem I needed to solve, and that problem was who would insure a car built by a grey-haired, old bloke in his garage? I was a member of both the Cobra Club and the North West Kit Car Owners Group (NWKCOG) on social media and I put the question to my fellow

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