Skip navigation
Free instant online valuation

A record-breaking weekend of sport!

POSTED ON 15 JULY 2019

On a typically overcast, English summers’ day, England won their first-ever Cricket World Cup; the finals at Wimbledon threw up some surprises and a record-breaking win at Silverstone capped it all off England beat New Zealand in a thrilling match at Lord’s yesterday to win their first-ever Cricket World Cup. In a match that will …


England stroll into Cricket World Cup final!

POSTED ON 12 JULY 2019

England hammer Australia to reach their first World Cup final since 1992 Eoin Morgan’s England humiliated Australia with a sensational display of batting prowess and exceptional bowling. Jason Roy made it look like an exhibition match with a laid back 85 from 65 deliveries, while Chris Woakes, who received the man of the match award, …


Festival season

POSTED ON 10 JULY 2019

If you have failed miserably, yet again, to secure Glastonbury tickets for another year and need some alternative options, then look no further. Here we’ve compiled a few of our favourites which take place throughout July and August  Reading & Leeds If you are after a bit of variety then Reading & Leeds will be …


On the move?

POSTED ON 08 JULY 2019

From meter readings to removal companies, there is so much to remember when moving home. Here’s our checklist of what to do and when Eight weeks Do some research – Ideally, you should start packing away any non-essential items as early as possible. This includes any items stored away in the loft, garage and shed. …


Achieve packing perfection!

POSTED ON 05 JULY 2019

If the thought of packing fills you with dread, then fear not; we’ve got some handy tips to ensure you don’t have to rely on someone to sit on your case so you can zip it up! Plan your outfits In order to ensure that you don’t end up taking your whole wardrobe on holiday …


Brave Lionesses out of the World Cup

POSTED ON 03 JULY 2019

Phil Neville’s England lost to the tournament favourites, The USA, in a dramatic game in Lyon last night England were unlucky when, in a dramatic second half, they had a goal disallowed and a penalty saved. Both decisions were awarded through the use of the Virtual Assistant Referee (VAR) and were ultimately correct. The USA …


Staycation Vs holiday abroad

POSTED ON 01 JULY 2019

Whether it is a city break or a beach holiday, the question is, do you stay at home or travel abroad? We look into the benefits of both to help you make your decision… IN THE RED CORNER: IT’S THE STAYCATION! With breath-taking scenery and plenty to do, there are many positives to holidaying in the UK rather than …


England power their way through to the World Cup semi-finals

POSTED ON 28 JUNE 2019

Phil Neville’s Lionesses are through to the world cup semi-finals after an impressive 3-0 thrashing of Norway last night With Three Lions on their shirts, this England team are following on from the heroics of the men’s team last year and will hope to go one better and reach the final on the 7th July. …


Put your own stamp on your new home

POSTED ON 24 JUNE 2019

Just moved house? Here are some tips on how to decorate and put your own stamp on it. Whether you’ve just bought, or you’re renting and limited to what you can do to a property, these are great ways to add little personal touches and freshen up your home Moving into your new home is …


Wimbledon 2019

POSTED ON 21 JUNE 2019

Tennis fans are getting excited as Wimbledon, the legendary tournament, returns to SW19 in July, with what promises to be a highly competitive two weeks of tennis! Last year’s winners Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber will both be returning to the famous All England Club to defend their 2018 titles. Novak Djokovic has already defeated …


The hidden history of Toy Story!

POSTED ON 19 JUNE 2019

With the third sequel out this Friday, let’s look back at the history of the ground-breaking first film, which was released 24 years ago! The film, which first introduced us to Woody, Buzz and the gang, was the highest grossing film of 1995. And, because of its success, we have the likes of Despicable Me, …


England qualify for the last 16

POSTED ON 17 JUNE 2019

  England’s Women’s Football team beat Argentina on Friday to qualify for the last 16 with one game to spare After their win over Scotland earlier in the tournament, Phil Neville’s side knew that a win over Argentina would seal their place in the next round and give them the chance to finish top of …


Smart home ideas

POSTED ON 14 JUNE 2019

Ten years ago, controlling your home appliances with a smartphone was science fiction, but today it is a reality New technology for the home is coming out every week. You can control your lighting, heating and appliances all with an app on your smartphone or your voice assistant. Keep ahead of the curve and up …


The importance of home insurance

POSTED ON 12 JUNE 2019

Your house and possessions are more than likely your most valuable asset, so it is important to protect these It’s important to have the correct home insurance and to understand the benefits having it brings. Homeowners insurance is a form of property insurance designed to protect an individual’s home against damages to the house itself …


Help-to-Buy ISA schemes: what they are, how they work, how they help

POSTED ON 10 JUNE 2019

We all know it’s no easy rise climbing onto the property ladder, but schemes such as Help to Buy ISAs are there to help with the footing. However, new customers only have until the end of November, so attention all first-time buyers! What is a Help-to-Buy ISA scheme? It is a privileged time to be …


75th Anniversary of the D-day landings

POSTED ON 07 JUNE 2019

The 6th of June 2019 was the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. Here is a look back on the buildup and the events of that fateful day   On the 6th June 1944, almost five years since the start of WWII, the Allied forces launched a combined naval, air and land assault on Nazi-occupied …


Wall to wall!

POSTED ON 05 JUNE 2019

  Forget about simply painting those walls – add an instant splash of colour and design using wallpaper. Here we feature some of our favourite finds… 1. Ipanema Heritage Wallpaper Go for a touch of the exotic with this line drawn design featuring toucans and lush, tropical foliage. £35 www.johnlewis.com 2. Apex Geometric Trellis Wallpaper …


Champions League review

POSTED ON 03 JUNE 2019

Liverpool to extend Klopp’s contract after Champions League triumph in Madrid On a sweltering evening in Madrid on Saturday, Liverpool beat Tottenham to overtake Bayern Munich and Barcelona to become the third top team with the most Champions League wins. They have now won the competition six times, just one behind AC Milan. The game …


UEFA Champions League preview

POSTED ON 31 MAY 2019

Liverpool and Tottenham meet at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid on Saturday night in the UEFA Champions League Final. Both clubs had incredible comebacks to reach the final, with a last minute goal by Lucas Moura putting Tottenham through against Ajax and a stunning 4-0 win by Liverpool in the second-leg semi-final against Barcelona …