First-time buyers using a government-backed Help to Buy equity loan scheme are paying up to 22 per cent more for their homes, a new report says.
A consultancy with a big heart ended up in a David and Goliath battle with major UK firms at an energy efficiency event – and walked away with two major accolades.
Poprad? Have you heard of it? No? Well, it’s a very small, but beautifully historic, city at the foot of the High Tatras Mountains, right at the beating heart of Europe. And it is so colourfully historic… a chequered archive so to speak … now red, white and blue. Oh […]
Sometimes, it’s not easy being green – and the oft-voted most environmentally friendly hotel in Europe plugged a gap in its environmental credentials recently. AquaCity Poprad, in the glorious Tatra Mountains at the heart of Slovakia, has become so respected in the world of alternative living and sustainability that tourists […]
Sometimes when life sticks the boot in you can need a bit of help to find a new goal. Well, the www.consumerwatchfoundation.com is championing an initiative which is offering a chance to everybody – people desperate to build a new life, those wanting a first home. And former soccer players […]
PFATV visited PFA members taking part in the NVQ Level 2 plumbing qualification. Tom Brown, who played for Blackburn Rovers, Jack Turnbull, Hartlepool United, and Lee Roche, Man U and England Under 21s, are currently on-site as they assist in the transformation of a former mill building into a luxury […]
Former ‘sparkie’ Don Goodman chats about life after football with Lee Roche – and describes the work being done by Dr Jan Telensky, whose construction training initiatives are doing so much to change many aspects of life in the UK. Talk Sport also discuss the PFA’s Making The Transition Workshop […]
Soccer hero Jason Lee captures the positive mood at an event kicking off a revolutionary homes and jobs initiative. The former Premier League star, who was the butt of jokes at the height of his career over his hairstyle, seemed to dance with joy as the scheme, which gets people […]
As almost 100 international climate scientists brought together by the United Nations warned that we are headed for catastrophe, a ‘quiet man’ of the mountains has been working, in his own words, to save the world. Scientists have told governments to take “unprecedented” action to reverse climate change. Global warming, […]
Metropolitan International Schools is very proud to see one of its NVQ students being “recommended” to appear on the BBC’s DIY SOS. Ronnie Mcgrory, 29, from Wordsley, near Dudley, who studied with Metropolitan International Schools, was recommended to appear on the emotional home repair series following a plea for local […]