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The rising price of property is constantly making the local and national news. But it’s much less common to see reports about house prices falling. A new website called Property Snake details just that information. Simply punch a postcode from
Stamp duty for first-time house buyers has almost doubled in just five years, according to new figures. The average bill is now £1,751 for those seeking their first property. The most expensive areas are London and the south-east of England.
Campaign group PETA pulled another one of its high-profile publicity stunts when it placed a near-naked pregnant woman in a small cage in Covent Garden. PETA – which means People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – said it was
Easter is nearly upon us and one chippie in Maidstone is taking a traditional treat to new culinary places. Phil Cornford is deep frying Cadbury’s Creme Eggs in batter, pushing the treats to new levels on the Richter scale of
Your local shopping centre is likely to have a special listening ear you might not have expected – as many now have a minister or chaplain. The same goes for your local league football club. There’s usually someone available if
Which companies have the kind of attitude that lets people work on… and on in your town? DIY giant B&Q is said to value experience but what are the other firms that have an upper age limit above retirement age?
A gardener in Exeter has been making some unusual discoveries while mowing his lawn, according to the Metro. John Hill moved into his bungalow 18 months ago and every time he does a spot of gardening, he unearths rare and
Did you know that children as young as seven months can learn sign language and start to communicate with you, even though they are not ready to talk at that stage? Find out more and check here for contacts.
Trading standards officers around the country were recently fielding calls from people who received faulty goods for Christmas. Customers who find themselves lumbered with goods which are not up to scratch could be in line for a refund. What is
School nurses and health centre receptionists are trained to spot drug addicts who may need help. People working at GP practices and in the community are given training. Find out about reception staff in your area getting trained up. Do
With the season of abstinence now upon Christians, two bishops are urging people to go green this Lent. Bishop of London Richard Chartres and the Bishop of Liverpool James Jones are suggesting people spend 40 days without using plastic bags
It seemed like a lifetime away when the announcement was made in July 2005, but the London Olympics are now just over four years away. Those hoping to star for Britain in the Games may be as young as 13
Although subtitles are the norm on TV, DVD and video, for many, silent movies are still the norm at the cinema… without the old captions that helped to explain the plot. Deaf people are generally excluded from the popular social
There are thought to be around 700,000 gifted children around the UK. They are not the chess grandmasters, maths geniuses or violin experts – but youngsters from ordinary families in ordinary schools, who need specialist help to achieve their full
Bingo halls could be under threat due to a drop in business caused by the smoking ban, according to research out today. Admissions are set to drop by eight per cent over the next year as many players choose to