Money Matters – October/November 19

Is Early Repayment Right For Your Mortgage?

If you have money left over at the end of each month, or have received an unexpected lump sum, you may be thinking about paying off your mortgage early. You can save large amounts in interest and potentially cut your mortgage term by years but it’s not always the best option. […]

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Citizens Advice Column – October/November 19

The Costs of Renting: Letting Agents And The New Tenancy Fees Act

Whenever you find a property to rent, you have to make some payments before you can move in. However, the new Tenancy Fees Act 2019 means that, if you rent via a Lettings Agency, there are some payments you do not now have to pay. […]

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Citizens Advice Column – October/November 19

Say No To A Counterfeit Christmas: Don’t Mistake A Crime For A Bargain

We all want the best for our children at Xmas, which often means brand names, but many of us can’t afford top dollar for ourselves or our children. The pressure to find a bargain is constant, some of us find it difficult to identify fake goods, and no-one is immune to turning a blind eye to an offer of ‘not so genuine’ goods at Xmas. After all, what harm can it do? […]

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Beauty Article – October/November 19

Fast Fixes by Kate Duggan

From chapped lips and dry skin to puffy eyes and acne, tackle your skin or hair dilemma quickly with one of these problem-solving, wallet-friendly mini-marvels. […]

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Baking Recipe Spiced Pumpkin Cheesecake – October/November 19

Rich, creamy and spiced with cinnamon, this autumnal cheesecake is best baked the day before serving. […]

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Blue Daisy Garden Diary – October/November 19

Digging The Dirt by Nicki Jackson

Within our lifetime there is a very real possibility that in parts of the UK the backbone of our green and pleasant land – the soil itself – will have had its fertility eradicated. The UK is not alone, it’s a worldwide problem, and it’s a human caused one. The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation predicts that if we continue to degrade the planet’s soil at the rate we are now the world may well run out of topsoil in around 60 years. […]

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Horoscopes by Christine Chalklin – October/November 19

Your Horoscopes for October and November 2019 by Astrologer Christine Chalklin

October: October moves the sign of Libra to the forefront. Libra is the sign of the scales and invites concentration and reflection on what needs to be done to find more stability in your life. As the energising planet Mars joins the Sun in Libra on the 4th there is a great opportunity to putting some energy into achieving a balanced life. Mercury and Venus arrive in Scorpio early on in the month ensuring that many of us will take the plunge in search of truth, wisdom and untapped resources. The Aries full moon on the 13th brings a peak in physical energy and enhanced activity, suggesting the drive to find expression in a creative way. The new moon falls in intense Scorpio on the 28th; this can be an emotional time as the mysteries of life intrigue and invite us to delve a little deeper. […]

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Community News – August/September 19

Community News From Around Our Area

Great Day for Balsall Common Beerfest3!

We had another great day at Balsall Beerfest3, our best yet, held at The Triangle in Lavender Hall Lane on Saturday 29th June, organised by Balsall Common Lions and Berkswell & Balsall Common Hornets Football Club, helped again by the lovely weather. […]

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Community News – August/September 19

Community News From Around Our Area

West Midlands Mayor Andy Street Goes Back to his Old School in Solihull

West Midlands Mayor Andy Street paid a visit to his old primary school to see how pupils there were enjoying a new scheme that encourages them to walk to school. […]

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Community News – August/September 19

Community News From Around Our Area

Kenilworth Arts Festival

It has been announced that the 4th edition of Kenilworth Arts Festival will feature international artists, UK premieres and exclusive performances. […]

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