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UK house prices fall in May as pressure on household budgets grows..

House prices fell in May as a faltering economy, pressure on household budgets and the prospect of interest rate rises dogged the market. Figures from Nationwide show prices declined by 0.2% month-on-month, the third fall in four months. On an annual basis, price growth slowed to 2.4% from 2.6% in April. Robert Gardner, the building society’s chief economist, […]

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Visa says service returning to normal..

Visa says its service is “close to normal” again following a system failure which left customers across Europe unable to make some purchases. The company apologised and said it had no reason to believe the hardware failure was down to “any unauthorised access or malicious event”. Its statement came five hours after it had initially […]

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How many £1m-plus homes are sold near you?..

Householders are increasingly likely to live on millionaire row as sales of £1m-plus homes rose to a new high in England and Wales last year. A total of 16,119 property sales for £1m or more were completed last year, up 5.4% from the previous high in 2016. Over the past decade, most were sold in […]

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Bank of Mum and Dad 'feels the pinch'..

Parents are parting with thousands of pounds to help their children get on the property ladder, but they can’t afford to lend as much as they used to. The average parental contribution for home buyers this year will be £18,000, down 17% from last year’s £21,600, according to Legal & General (L&G). The drop shows […]

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Earn Money “catching” Parcels in Chorlton with new service..

CatcherNet has launched in Chorlton and is looking to fill 3 part time paid roles as a Catcher.  You’d receive parcels for people who live nearby and are out at work all day. Of course, you need to be at home most of the day, to catch the parcels for subscribers of CatcherNet! Once you’ve […]

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Here are some key facts..

New-to-the-market sellers push their asking prices up by another 0.8% (+£2,343) to a record high of £308,075 Seven out of 11 regions achieve their highest ever asking prices, with year-on-year price increases of over 4% in East Midlands, West Midlands and Wales Record visits to Rightmove indicate strong interest in property, but uncertainty and stretched […]

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All the ways you can support St Ann's!..

Good morning, Today is our anniversary! We are celebrating 47 years since we first opened our Heald Green hospice and welcomed patients to care for them. Thank you for continuing to do all that you do to raise awareness and funds for St Ann’s to allow us to keep our doors open. Massive thanks to all […]

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Ex-Manchester United star Gary Neville drops Turn Moss plans..

Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville says he will take plans for a football training centre elsewhere after conceding defeat to campaigners. Non-league Salford City, co-owned by Mr Neville, wanted to develop facilities on an area of green belt in Stretford. Opponents of the Turn Moss plans said they offered little to local residents. Mr […]

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