Use small outdoor space to create a fruit garden

Create a pick-your-own garden with climbing fruit, for the summer. Fruit such as blackberries, raspberries, blueberries and grapes do not need much room. They can grow upwards along a wall, fence, frame or pergola, or even on a balcony. They also offer attractive foliage and blossom in the early summer months. During the summer the […]

Benefits of choosing a brand new home

It’s New Homes’ Week, and housebuilders are keen to highlight the plus points of choosing a brand new home. Perks identified include cost-savings on energy use, homes built with modern day lifestyles in mind, and neighbours keen to build a community. Housebuilder Barratt celebrates its 60th anniversary during New Homes Week this month, and lists […]

Simple ways to attract wildlife in to your garden

With almost 600 different species of birds living in the UK, and 2.5 million grey squirrels, there is plenty of wildlife out there to enjoy within your garden. Garden building supplier, Tigersheds, linked with a range of experts to offer five useful tips on how to make gardens more wildlife-friendly. Plant smaller shrubs For those looking […]

Yorkshire housebuilder is ‘most sustainable business’ in UK

A community focus by a Yorkshire-based house builder earned them the accolade of most sustainable business in the UK in a recent awards ceremony. Sheffield-based low cost house builder MJ Gleeson received the title at the National PLC Awards ceremony. All businesses in the UK are eligible to be nominated including Virgin, John Lewis, BT […]

How to avoid property turn offs

It may seem obvious advice when property sellers want their homes to be presented in the best light and want the maximum price, but our experience at Romans shows that many sellers still forget the simple things and buyers notice them straight away! “If you want a quick sale, you need to make sure your […]

Call for firms to join campaign to help the homeless

Property firms throughout Yorkshire are urged to get behind a campaign to deliver more homes for the young and homeless . Not having a place to call home is one of the most stressful situations a person can find themselves in, and as ‘stress’ is the theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week from […]