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UK house prices pick-up in July..

The year-on-year rise in UK house prices accelerated in July, a major lender has said, with the cost of the average home at £217,010. The Nationwide Building Society said that the annual growth in house prices rose from 2% in June to 2.5% in July. However the lender said little had changed in terms of […]

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Carrick’s Boot Room..

The Michael Carrick Foundation has partnered with Trafford Leisure and Manchester City Council for a boot amnesty this summer. 
The Michael Carrick Foundation has teamed up with Trafford Leisure and Manchester City Council to launch a boot amnesty this summer to help encourage all children to participate in football. As part of the Carrick Boot […]

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New apartments planned for prime spot in Chorlton..

Work has already begun to create three new retail units at street level, including a cafe. North West builder Construction Partnership UK (CPUK) has won a £2.3 million contract to convert the offices into one and two bedroom apartments on the upper floors. https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/business/property/chorlton-apartments-newpark-group-cpuk-14629221 https://www.jpandbrimelow.co.uk/property/11719-102-manchester-road-chorlton-cum-hardy-manchester-m21/ **£1,000 RESERVATION FEE & RESERVATION FORM to be completed prior […]

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Chorlton to get nearly half the initial £30m investment for 'Dutch-style' lanes..

However Chorlton will get the lion’s share of investment with a 4.5-mile route – 3.5 miles of which is a ‘Dutch-style’ cycleway fully segregated from other traffic. It will be a similar design to the ‘flagship’ route on Oxford Road. Due to be considered by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) next week, approval would […]

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FCA suggests 'basic savings rate' to boost returns..

Banks could be forced to set a minimum interest rate on their savings accounts, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has suggested. The FCA said it was concerned that savers who stay with the same bank or building society for a long time get poor returns on their money. Some banks currently pay just 0.05% a […]

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Full-fibre broadband pledge for new homes..

Full-fibre broadband should be fitted as standard in all new homes, the government has said. The proposal comes as part of a new national telecoms strategy drawn up by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). Under its targets, all of the UK will have full-fibre broadband coverage by 2033, replacing the copper wire network […]

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Summer time competition..

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How much money will I save on my bills if I buy a water butt?..

What are the benefits of having a water butt installed and how much money will it knock off an annual water bill?  Rebecca Goodman, of This is Money, replies: We’ve been experiencing an exceptionally hot summer this year and the heatwave is the longest for 42 years. A number of water providers have asked people […]

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House Price Index..

Our House Price Index was released to the media this morning and gives a national picture of house prices and activity over the past few weeks. Here are some key facts to share: SALES Summer sellers need to work harder as prices stand still New seller asking prices hit usual summer slowdown this month resulting […]

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Fabulous development of contemporary villa, near Mijas..

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