Published on , in Family Life, Community.

Having children adds a whole new layer of planning into moving house. Not only is there a short term issue - keeping them happy and entertained during the move - you’ve also got long term prospects such as the local neighbourhood and what school they will attend. School catchment areas are crucial to…

Published on , in Going Green, Community.

One thing we love about York is its greenery and sustainability. We see lots of initiatives pop up across the city that help address waste reduction, climate change, community and inner city greenery. Here are some of those we’ve found in our travels. St Nicks Centre For Green Living Dubbed as The…

Published on , in Community.

In February the Birmingham City Council leader made a public promise to build more houses in the area. That promise is echoed throughout the country, from hamlets and town suburbs to the inner city development areas. The Prime Minister himself has urged local authorities to plan thousands more homes…

Published on , in Community.

It’s a sad but very real part of our society - empty properties dotted around neighbourhoods, blighting the local view with bordered-up windows, overgrown gardens and disused white goods in the front lawn. What a shame. Why Does It Happen? Chiefly, it’s because of bad planning. Landlords, housing associations…