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A car idling pumping out fuel

Thursday, 07 October 2021

Car idling: is it OK and what are the rules?

Check you know the rules. Lots of drivers leave their car running while stationary. But they may not realise how much harm they’re doing, or that they could even fined by the police.

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Couple sitting on sofa in front of fire

Friday, 01 October 2021

How to get your open fire or log burner ready for colder months

There’s nothing quite like cosying up in front of an open fire or wood burner when it’s cold and damp outside. But before you light your fire, take some time to ensure that it’s working efficiently and safely. Here’s a run-down of what you need to know.

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An electric car being charged

Thursday, 30 September 2021

Buying an electric car: pros and cons

Have you driven an electric car yet? If you haven’t already, the chances are, you will in the future. But should you consider buying an electric vehicle (EV), even before the 2030 ban? Let’s have a look at some of the main arguments for and against going electric.

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man shaking on buying a used car

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Buying a used car: a 9-point checklist

When you’re searching for a reliable set of wheels without any hidden surprises, you must of course do your research. We’ve pulled together some key pointers to help you successfully buy a used car that you can happily drive away.

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A stormy sky above houses in the countryside

Tuesday, 14 September 2021

Protect your home against stormy weather

Severe or stormy weather can cause all sorts of trouble for your home, and can sometimes result in serious damage to your property and possessions. Often damage is unavoidable, but there are precautions you can take to minimise the risks from severe weather. We’ve put together some useful hints and tips about what you can do when it comes to storms or flooding.

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Black car driving in autumn

Monday, 13 September 2021

Autumn driving safety tips

As the seasons change, you need to adjust the way you drive. Driving in the autumn often means driving with reduced visibility, especially once the clocks go back. In this guide, we’ll give you some autumn driving safety tips to help you get from A to B without a hitch.

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