Inside the fabulously festive home of Instagram influencer Pandora Maxton

Family traditions, home-made creations, lots of festive greenery and a riot of fairy lights is how to do Christmas Pandora’s way. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Gary Longbottom. For those who are creative and love nothing more than restyling a room, Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year. It is also an […]

The Yorkshire home with the most views on Rightmove this year

The Yorkshire home with the most views on Rightmove this year is a Tudor style house in Alwoodley, one of North Leeds most expensive suburbs. The Manor, which on the market for £3.95m with Fine and Country at Manning Stainton, has impressed virtual viewers with its stunning, no expense spared interiors. Manning Stainton MD Mark […]

New show flat for student lets opens at Park Hill Sheffield

There were many who thought the conversion of the much-maligned Park Hill flats in Sheffield would never happen but they have been proved spectacularly wrong. Phase one of the radical transformation of the Brutalist building from no-go area to des-res is complete with a new, 700-strong community living in contemporary apartments. Phase two, which will […]

Building smaller homes could solve the housing crisis and help save the planet

In our opinion: Robin and Patricia Silver, The Home store, Salts Mill, Saltaire: It’s less than a week to the general election and it’s reassuring that some of our concerns are now being considered alongside the overhanging question of Brexit. Parties and their individual candidates are addressing the NHS, education, crime, policing and investment in […]

Christmas could be the best time to sell your home

It’s easy to see why some homeowners believe that this is the worst possible time of year to put a property on the market. Their reasoning: “Why bother when most people are frantically busy and consumed by thoughts of Christmas?” and that old chestnut “I’ll wait until Spring when the garden looks better”. The same […]

All the fun of the Country Living Christmas Fair

This weekend sees the return of the Country Living Christmas Fair at The Harrogate Convention Centre. The event, which includes local artists, makers and suppliers, is a must-visit for those looking for gift, decorations and locally-sourced food and drink. The fair, which runs until December 8, features 350 exhibitors, craft workshops, cooking demonstrations in the […]