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Todays Thought: Keep it simple.

A business doesn’t get great by luck. You have to be intentional about how you serve the customer, and the best thing you can do is to stop thinking about you, stop thinking about your competitors and just get out there thinking about the customer, connecting one handshake, one phone call, one face to face […]

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Land & New Homes, or a house builder seeking new opportunities, it pays to talk to us.

Since our launch in July 2016, we’ve seen rapid growth across over 250 locations in the UK and over £10 million of new business already secured for our members. The land and new homes success story is already well established, but there’s no doubt that the sector is set for even bigger growth. While some […]

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Plethora of sold boards restricts choice as buyer demand remains strong.

Newly-marketed property prices at virtual standstill, up by 0.1% (+£312) as we enter quieter holiday season Fundamentals remain good mid-year with robust demand, low interest rates and low unemployment: -Sales agreed numbers remain strong year-to-date in 2017, almost identical to 2016 -Prospective buyers in many parts of the country are seeing the highest proportion of […]

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Time to give up the pot: why it’s much better to plant in the ground

To newbie gardeners the world of horticulture can seem a daunting place. Between the daily slog of summer waterings, the bewildering range of fertilisers and the cost of pots, potting mix and assorted paraphernalia which can soon start to add up, I don’t blame them. It really couldn’t be simpler: ditch the pots and plant […]

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Proud to support Withington Golf Club

WITHINGTON GOLF CLUB, MANCHESTER. Set within the stunning Mersey Valley, with lush tree-lined fairways and responsive greens, Withington is widely regarded as one the finest 18 hole parkland golf courses in the Manchester and Cheshire area. Measuring some 6,388 yards, it offers a stern test to amateur and professional players alike. Visitors and Societies are […]

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Chinese bike-share scheme launches in rainy Manchester

Mobike dockless cycle scheme warmly welcomed in #Manchester – and the bikes are well prepared for the weather. When China’s biggest public bike-hire operator chose #Manchester as the location for their first smart scheme outside Asia, they were cautioned that the weather on the banks of the Irwell differed a little from the Yangtze. “Everyone warned us […]

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What does the future hold for house prices in M16?

There have probably never been more factors at play in the UK property market than there are right now. The national market is pausing for breath as it reaches the end of the cycle which started with the credit crunch. 2016 saw stamp duty changes as well as the Brexit vote, and the impact is […]

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Which local residents have seen the best house price inflation?

In December 2016, The ONS (Office for National Statistics) reported that house prices across the UK saw a year-on-year rise of 7.2 per cent. These figures are promising for the property market, and if the trend continues, the average home in the UK will increase in value by £22,000 in the next year. But what’s […]

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Today’s quote:

We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life. Life is brief, and then you die, you know? And we’ve all chosen to do this with our lives. So it better be damn good. It better be worth it. Steve Jobs.

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Whalley Range Cricket & Lawn Tennis Club

You are warmly invited to President’s Day at Whalley Range Cricket & Lawn Tennis Club on Sunday 9th July Feel free to bring family and friends along. Non-members welcome   Programme of events 12.30pm   Free Buffet Lunch   1.30 p.m.   President’s Tennis Tournament – doubles event   2.00pm      Cricket Match – Cricket […]