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  • Celebs Sketch their Houses to Raise Money for Homeless Charity 11 July 2014 There's no place like home, even if you're a multi-millionaire celebrity. The Welsh charity Llamau obviously knows this. Over the past two and a half years, they've been enlisting the help of...
  • CCTV Spy Cars to be Axed from Parking Enforcement 04 July 2014 To the joy of motorists everywhere, after a lengthy consultation, the Department for Transport has announced that CCTV 'spy cars' will no longer be allowed to issue automatic fines for on-street...
  • Learner Drivers Rising, but are they Improving? 30 June 2014 New figures may show that the number of learner drivers taking their driving tests has increased, but pass rates and penalty points suggest that the calibre of candidates behind the wheel isn't quite...
  • Government Stepping up its 'self-build revolution' 12 June 2014 The housing market might be booming at the moment, but according to the latest figures, the number of Brits choosing to build their own properties has fallen by more than a fifth since 2010.
  • As Housing Market Heats Up, Buying Habits Get Extreme 11 June 2014 The UK is currently facing an estimated shortfall of 953,000 homes, and with demand still growing, homeowners are facing stark choices in order to find the right investment, and the amount of space,...
  • Over 2,000 Vehicles Seized in Uninsured Driver Crackdown 10 June 2014 One year after the introduction of their "Cars Behind Bars" initiative, Staffordshire Police have revealed figures that show they seized an astonishing 2,009 vehicles in just over 12 months.
  • Mortgage Approvals Continue to Decline 05 June 2014 The latest figures from the Bank of England show that mortgage approvals fell for the third consecutive month in April, reaching their lowest level since July 2013.
  • UK Military Taking the "Sat" out of "Sat Nav" 04 June 2014 New developments funded by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) could see Global Positioning Systems (GPS) replaced with new technology known as the 'quantum compass'.
  • House Prices Dropping, but Bubble Risk still Looms 26 May 2014 The year-long property boom has finally begun to lose steam, with the latest figures from Halifax showing that house prices have fallen for the second consecutive month.
  • Fence Theft on the Rise 22 May 2014 Your garden fence is usually the first line of defence against unscrupulous burglars, but a fence panel shortage has seen the humble fence panel turned from household protector into common crime...

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