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The last of the ‘Mo Moments’ for Movember
The last of the ‘Mo Moments’ for Movember

The Goodfellows team have been growing moustaches this month in order to raise money for the charity, Movember. Movember is a c...... Read More

November 29th 2013
Lack of supply pushes up rental prices across the UK…
Lack of supply pushes up rental prices across the UK…
November 21st 2013
Escape the Capital and move to Ashtead, Surrey…
Escape the Capital and move to Ashtead, Surrey…

This month the Guardian revealed that ‘Let’s move to Ashtead in Surrey’ is becoming the new ‘commuter burb’, due to fact that i...... Read More

November 21st 2013
How to use your freezer to save food waste…
How to use your freezer to save food waste…

Food waste is one of our biggest concerns in Britain, according to the food waste prevention programme (WRAP) we are throwing a...... Read More

November 14th 2013
Gathering from the wild – why save Chestnuts for Christmas?
Gathering from the wild – why save Chestnuts for Christmas?

Chestnuts were introduced by the Romans and have since played an important role in our festive celebrations; roasting on an ope...... Read More

November 14th 2013
Harvesting and storage – how to preserve your produce this winter…
Harvesting and storage – how to preserve your produce this winter…

After a glorious summer and with more and more of us turning to growing our own, it’s at this time of year that we need to harv...... Read More

October 31st 2013
Energy saving – big is not always beautiful…
Energy saving – big is not always beautiful…

With some of the main energy companies stating that we will need to pay an extra £100 per year for our energy over the next yea...... Read More

October 31st 2013
The Orchard new development in Surrey
The Orchard new development in Surrey

The Orchard is home to a new development by Rushmon Homes. Five exclusively designed, five bedroom homes, sit together in the S...... Read More

October 31st 2013
Your Autumn Garden - what to do in the garden...
Your Autumn Garden - what to do in the garden...

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the definition of autumn is when “the countryside is ablaze with colour”.A quick lo...... Read More

October 31st 2013
Conkers...
Conkers...

Say the word conkers and if you are over a certain age, pre-health and safety, you’re immediately taken back to your childhood ...... Read More

October 31st 2013
Autumn One Pot
Autumn One Pot

With the nights drawing in, now is the perfect time to enjoy an easy one pot supper.  After a day out in the countryside or spe...... Read More

October 31st 2013
The Wombles of Wimbledon “Making good use of the things that we find”
The Wombles of Wimbledon “Making good use of the things that we find”

The buzz word this year seems to be ‘up-cycle’ a phrase a year ago most people hadn’t heard of. TV series such as ‘Kirstie’s Ho...... Read More

October 25th 2013