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newport property market
  • Date : 03-04-2018

As a bit of a champion for Newport, I’ve been telling people for ages what a fantastic city it is. And we now have a new feather in our cap to further support my claims… Newport has recently been pegged as the fastest-moving property market in Britain. It now takes just 52 days for the […]

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reduced severn bridge tolls
  • Date : 14-08-2017

A while ago I posted about the Severn Bridge and the fact that the toll charges were going to be reduced next year, which would be great news for Newport. Well, we now have even better news: at the end of July we discovered that the toll is now going to be completely abolished! Whoop […]

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  • Date : 14-06-2017

My colleagues at Bluestone Sales & Lettings and I were chatting the other day about how many things there are to think about when you’ve got a property. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a house or apartment, or whether you rent or buy: the list is pretty endless in either case and, if you’re not […]

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  • Date : 31-05-2017

Since sometime in the dark ages, there have been discussions about building a new stretch of motorway (the m4 relief road) to relieve congestion around Newport. The first proposal for the relief road was made in 1991 (ok, so it wasn’t actually the dark ages but this thing has been in discussion for what seems […]

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admiral newport half marathon
  • Date : 16-05-2017

I went to London last week and must have come into contact with around 2,000 people on tube journeys alone. And I didn’t speak to any of them. (Well, ok, I actually said hello to a lot of people but, more to the point, no one replied. They clearly just thought I was some crazy […]

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reduced severn bridge tolls
  • Date : 09-05-2017

Bridging The Gap – Reduced Severn Bridge Tolls The Severn Bridge always makes me think about the Three Billy Goats Gruff. Obviously not because there’s a troll living under it but because the excessive toll charges make crossing it a rather daunting experience. But, there’s good news. As of next year, there will be reduced […]

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newport's schools
  • Date : 17-04-2017

A friend of mine who’s a teacher went back to work in Newport school’s after the Easter holidays and, as usual, has been regaled with a ton of post-holiday jokes, which he always shares. The one that really tickled me was: Q: What do you call a line of rabbits walking backwards? A: A receding […]

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  • Date : 04-01-2016

So, whether you’ve yet braved the crowds and been to see what Friars Walk is all about, there’s no doubt about it, it’s good news for Newport City Centre, the local economy  and homeowners alike! I think that we can all agree that the centre of Newport was becoming increasingly sorry for itself and a […]

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  • Date : 30-12-2015

If you were lucky enough to enjoy the Christmas break at home, out of the terrible weather with your feet up, you may be in for a bit of a shock on your return to work on Monday! It’s just been announced that there will be a full 24 hour strike on all rail services […]

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