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Time for a Spring Clean? Here are our top tips on Decluttering your Home

Spring, traditionally a time for new beginnings. Our trees and plants are starting to come back to life, lambs are being born and Easter is almost here. After the long, dark Winter months, it’s no wonder we want to open our windows, letting in the fresh Spring air and give our houses a good clean. […]

Thinking of celebrating St. Patricks Day Tomorrow? Here are our top 5 things to do in and around Bolton

St. Patricks Day is almost upon us. Although traditionally an Irish celebration, it has been embraced and adopted by the English increasingly over the last couple of decades and is more popular than our own St. Georges day. So, why is that? What is it about St. Patricks day that makes us want to let […]

Plastic in our Oceans – What can WE do to help?

It isn’t a new problem, it’s something that’s existed for a long time, however, we’re only just beginning to understand the enormity of the issue. What is it we’re talking about? Plastic in our oceans, the problem is simple –  the majority of plastic doesn’t degrade, unfortunately that means that plastic that makes its way […]

Top 5 Things to do in Bolton this Half Term

Quite unbelievably it’s February Half Term already. It may feel like we’ve only just put away the Christmas decorations but, here we are! If you’ve taken time off to look after the kids this half term, you’ll now find yourself with the task of keeping them entertained! Here are a few ideas of places to […]

Get Rewarded for Responsible Recycling

Day to day recycling is second nature to us now. The introduction of recycling bins, the reduction in size of general waste bins, better education and our growing concern for the environment, have made us more conscientious than ever when it comes to our household waste. But what about the bigger items we wish to […]

At a Loose End this Weekend? Here are our Top 5 Easy DIY Projects

Looking for a project to get your teeth stuck into this weekend? Although, for many of us, the weekend is a time of relaxation. For the more DIY savvy among us, there’s nothing better than cracking on with a new project, whether it be putting up some new shelves, or knocking down a wall or […]

The Origins of the Skip

It’s a question that’s long puzzled mankind, much like ‘what came first, the chicken or the egg?’. An everyday sight on the busy roads and driveways of the United Kingdom. Something so commonplace we barely notice them, and yet without them, what would we do? From garage clear-outs to major DIY projects. Hiring a skip […]

Recycling in Bolton, Greater Manchester (and how to do it efficiently)

  Fly-tipping has always been a problem, and in recent years it’s become something more of an issue, particularly in the Bolton area. An article in the Bolton Evening News this week highlighted the concerns of the fire service regarding arson attacks on dumped rubbish throughout the Borough. So, what are the reasons behind it? […]