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Plans to Restart and Renew the Housing Market

Plans to Restart and Renew the Housing Market

Plans to Restart and Renew the Housing Market   The Housing Secretary has recently delivered a statement about how to safely restart, reopen and renew the housing market since the enforced “lockdown” earlier this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. During this period, he said, more than 450,000 buyers had to put their moving plans […]

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Why appointing a guardian for your children brings peace of mind

Lancashire wills and probate executive, Pam Hughes from Mooney Everett Solicitors in Ormskirk, explains why making a will is so important if you have children. The possibility of both you and your partner dying while your children are still under 18 verges on the unthinkable but, however unlikely this situation might seem, it is important […]

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Civil partnerships move up the agenda for heterosexual couples

Civil partnerships move up the agenda for heterosexual couples

Decades ago, nearly everyone married in a church or had a civil ceremony at a registry office. Traditions change, and couples have tied the knot on mountain tops and under water. Two couples have even been reported to book tickets with Virgin Galactic to get hitched in space. Some heterosexual couples would also like to […]

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Unite against dementia for Dementia Action Week

Unite against dementia for Dementia Action Week

This year, Dementia Awareness Week has changed to Dementia Action Week and takes place from 21 to 27 May. We are joining The Alzheimer’s Society in encouraging everyone to unite and make a change by taking action against dementia (no matter how small). Together we can make a huge difference. In the UK, someone develops […]

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Putting your legal affairs in order

Putting your legal affairs in order

In later life, spending quality time with family and friends is a much more appealing prospect than putting your legal affairs in order, but planning for the end of your life will be of huge benefit to loved ones.  In May 2018, Dying Matters Awareness Week and Dementia Action Week are encouraging people to think […]

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Considerations when buying a heritage property

When many of us think about heritage properties, we think of buildings associated with our architectural past: a castle, stately home or elegant Georgian townhouse perhaps. But new developments, such as barn and warehouse conversions, may also be heritage properties if they are listed or in a conservation area. In this article, Susan Ward, Lancashire […]

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