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Keeping Your Finances In Shape

vaughn thomas

Happy New Year to all City Dweller readers, I hope you’ve enjoyed the festive season. After the Christmas period it may be helpful to start 2015 as you mean to go on and a key area to consider is your financial planning. Reviewing your financial situation with a professional adviser means you can look to address needs you may have ...

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Katie Jane: The Latest at The Botanist

The Botanist

Now we’re coming into our second year, we have been lucky enough to make many bonds with some wonderful local businesses, and have loved helping to raise funds for chosen charities Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice and The Haven. It’s been great fun taking the team out of The Botanist for some external events, but for you the real fun ...

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Parklane: Stamp Duty Explained

Parklane Andrew Baxter

As you may have heard, on 4th December 2014, a new law was put into place meaning that 98% of home buyers will pay less Stamp Duty Land Tax. This is great news for home buyers, especially those taking their first steps onto the property ladder. Let us explain why. Previously, Stamp Duty was paid on the whole value of ...

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Ask Dr Jones

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Dear Dr Jones I am currently taking an additional 3000mg of vitamin C in the form of Effervescent tablets and wanted to ask if this could have a diverse effect on me? I am a man in my mid 40’s and due to other medical conditions I am taking quite a lot of tablets and find taking the tablets with ...

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Ashley Gibson Interview

When it comes to sports there’s one game our county of West Yorkshire tends to excel in…Rugby League. So for this month’s Leeds Own I met up with Leeds lad, and Castleford Tigers player, Ashley Gibson to get an insight into life as a professional player. Q: Where in Leeds are you from? A: I am from Bramley and have ...

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Assistance with a Winter Breakout

rachel mcalley

Having a winter break out of spots is common for lots of people, but I have to say that I’ve been very lucky throughout my adult life and haven’t suffered with any major spots for a long time, until now. I’ve always been meticulous in making sure I have a make-up free face before going to bed, I drink plenty ...

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Do You Embrace Change or Fear It?

General Sports

Do you embrace change or fear it? Many people have become curious about my diet and healthy lifestyle. Partly because it is so far from the one I was living 3 years ago and partly because it goes against what the majority eat on a daily basis; so it is either fascinating or frightening, or to some, just weird. But ...

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Thinking of a Spa Weekend?

In these fast-paced times spa breaks are becoming increasingly popular. Spas to suit all budgets are popping up in beautiful locations across the country, just perfect for recharging your batteries. You might be surprised by the range of accommodation and treatments on offer. The futuristic Coworth Park, for example, offers the ultimate in luxury. Set in acres of parkland, it’s ...

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REVIEW: Virgin Active

It is a cold Thursday evening after a long week working in Leeds city centre, amongst the numerous gyms and leisure clubs in the city Virgin active in the Light is our destination for a swift work out and some relaxing spa time. As a keen gym goer I usually attend a much more modest family run establishment in West ...

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Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

rachel mcalley

Here’s a few of my favourite things that would surely make wonderful Christmas gifts for friends or family. So for all you last minute shoppers out there take a look below for a selection of treats.   Hotel Chocolat have the cutest stocking filler, a luxury bag of Butterscotch Puddles priced at £5.50 for 110g. Hotel Chocolat can be found ...

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