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2 years 17 weeks ago
Cooking When cooking, putting several vegetables in the one pan not only cuts down on the amount of burners you need to have on, but saves on washing up too. Chopping food in to small pieces before cooking and using lids on pots and pans will speed up the process and save energy. Although not always suitable, using the microwave rather than your cooker will cut down electricity usage considerably!  Microwaves and cookers use similar amounts of power over the space of an hour, however a microwave typically cooks much faster and therefore works out cheaper to run. An electric cooker...
3 years 2 weeks ago
We are currently seeking new board members to strengthen our offer for the future.  In particular we are seeking a depth and range of skills, candidates should have good general business experience.  Individuals with experience in development and asset management and finance are also being sought.   The role is on a voluntary basis and involves attending board meetings in London 5 time in the year.If you are interested in joining please contact Dee O'Neill on dee.oneill@ntlworld.com to discuss further
4 years 16 weeks ago
With the recent disposal of some of our properties in the North we are in a good financial position to expand our property portfolio. We are therefore looking to acquire new properties in the South of England, ideally Hampshire, Berkshire, Surrey, Kent, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Cambridgeshire. Ideally we are looking for a small block of self contained flats in its own grounds either purpose built or conversion. However we can also look at a development opportunity which would suit a similar new build opportunity. If you are aware of any opportunities or looking to...
4 years 16 weeks ago
Although you can’t see it there is always some moisture in the air. Warm air holds much more moisture than cold air. As soon as warm air hits a cold surface it cools down and is forced to let go of some of the moisture it carries, making the cold surface wet. This “wetness” is condensation. The steam or mist that appears on your bedroom windows in the morning or in the bathroom mirror is condensation. The ‘breath’ that you can see when you go out on a cold day is condensation.   The follwing will help to reduce condensation and prevent the damage.   How does condensation damage...
5 years 8 weeks ago
Lots of women nowadays choose to live alone for a number of reasons, however, with the perks of living alone also come disadvantages, with safety being the biggest concern. Remain vigilant at all times and commit these tip to memory.Remai    Get to know your surroundings. Familiarise yourself with the lay of the land identifying places that tend to be dark or deserted at certain hours, as well as places where a person can hide.    Always keep your doors locked. This is a tried and tested safety tip. Many burglars claim that they won’t...
5 years 26 weeks ago
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