Simple painting hacks to spruce up your home

It’s autumn, and as the weather turns colder and people naturally spend more time inside, the tired decor becomes more noticeable. But not everyone has the time or money to re-decorate the whole house.  Instead, try a few painting hacks to give your home a fresh new look. There’s no need to re-paint a whole […]

For sale: Sheffield homes with the snuggle factor

Those seeking a new home at this time of year are likely to fall for warm and inviting properties. We have picked out a few welcoming homes, currently for sale around Sheffield, that have the added bonus of leafy neighbourhoods to enjoy the changing colours of the seasons, particularly the golden glows of autumn. In […]

Household items that can help your plants grow

Eggshells, matches, and human hair are among some of the surprising household items that can be used to nurture plants. Outdoor experts have researched the unlikely products and items that British gardeners could use as natural fertilisers. From food items such as bananas and eggshells, to fireplace ashes and potato water…. these are all commodities […]

Former Star newspaper offices to become student flats

The former Sheffield Star and Sheffield Telegraph offices on York Street are to become a student residential block with 259 bedrooms. There will be 211 en-suites and 48 studios as accommodation within the new development. OakNorth Bank completed a £33m deal with Mabec Property to allow the scheme to move forward, with another in Nottingham. […]

‘Fifty shades of silver’ home attracts interest

A designer show home at a new Sheffield housing development has been decorated throughout in shades of silver, both to celebrate the city’s steel heritage, and to create a seamless feel within the property. Show homes serve two purposes in general, to showcase the build quality of the housebuilder and to inspire homeowners with amazing […]

House prices still on the rise in Yorkshire but buyers remain cautious

Demand for properties from new buyers across Yorkshire and Humber fell during the last month, recent statistics have shown. This has resulted in more surveyors in the region expecting sale levels to dip over the next 12-months, according to the September 2018 Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ UK residential market survey. Only two per cent […]