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The Best Things to Do in Bristol for Free in January

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but it’s official, the holidays are over. You’ve spent most of your money on gifts, great food, and fun-filled night outs. Now, you’re wondering how you’re going to make it through the January blues with limited funds and 4 weekends before the next payday. Luckily, you live in Bristol. The city, although home to one of the priciest property markets in Europe, still has a whole host of excellent ways to spend your time, without spending any...
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Where to Go in Bristol on New Year’s Eve

Bristol has been collecting accolades like it was its job over the last few years, being frequently voted one of the best cities to live in the UK. But with its pleasing climate, hospitable locals and the near endless list of things to do from sunrise to sundown, that doesn’t come as much of a surprise. Whether you’re moving to Bristol just in time for New Year’s Eve, or you’re simply having a trip with your special someone, family or friends, the city...
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What To Do In Bristol At Christmas

The temperature is dropping, webs of fairy lights mirror the winter night sky, the aroma of basting turkeys fill the air. This is indeed the season to be jolly, and Bristol’s Christmas calendar is packed with events and activities for everyone. From markets to restaurants to ice rinks to theatre plays, it would be hard to not get into the Christmas spirit when you’re in this fair city of ours. If you are looking for ways to give your holidays a major boost, take a look at...
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A Student’s Guide To Bristol

Well done, not only did you manage to get into your university of choice but you did it in one of the best cities to live in the UK. But as exciting as moving to a new city is, hiking your stuff halfway across the U.K. to an unfamiliar territory is daunting. The biggest city in the South West, Bristol’s got a lot going for it, including excellent nightlife, local charm and exciting art and music scene, but with so much on offer, figuring out the best...
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Guide to the Best Schools in Bristol

With over 150 schools in the area, choosing the right one for your child may seem like a daunting prospect and for families looking to call Bristol home, it’s a central part of the moving process. The right scholastic environment can set your child up for the rest of their life, not only by providing an education but a valuable network of support and socialisation outside of the home. So, it’s no wonder that surveys have found that 1 in four parents have moved due...
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Guide to Removals Insurance

Going through a big move is always stressful. Between redirecting important mail, arranging movers and packing up your home, even when it’s all going smoothly, you’ve got more than enough to contend with. With all that going on, it’s unsurprising that finding cover for your valuables and goods is probably low down on your list of mental priorities, despite it being of vital importance. Most people tend to assume that they’ve got some level of cover already in place but that isn’t always the case,...
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How to be Eco-Friendly When You Move House

We understand that moving house can be a stressful time in anyone’s life. Between preparing two houses for a move, finalising last minute details and arranging for the necessary transport and support, ensuring your move is also environmentally friendly is probably extremely low on your list of priorities. However, applying green principles to your move doesn’t necessarily have to mean extra work, and considering that the following strategies can have a positive impact on your move, as well as the environment, they’re well worth it....
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The Cost of Moving House in Bristol

Over the past few years, Bristol, as a city, has been on a bit of a hot streak. Already one of the UK’s most popular tourist destinations; since being selected as one of the world’s top ten cities by international travel publishers Dorling Kindersley in 2009, Bristol has won a slew of awards. Including being voted the Best City in Britain for two years, 2014 and 2017 respectively, and winning the EU’s Green Capital Award in 2015. With an economy built on creative media, electronic technology...
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The Ultimate Guide to Moving House: The Big Day

Moving house is consistently estimated as one of the most stressful events of an adult’s life, and with the sheer amount of logistics there are to coordinate, often whilst balancing a full-time job or family, it’s really no surprise. So, earlier this month, we wrote you a handy how-to guide on moving house, to steer you calmly through the subsequent months, weeks and days, leading up to your move, but it doesn’t end there. The day of the move, although the most exciting, is...
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The Ultimate Guide to Moving House & the Pre-Move Checklist

Moving house is said to be one of the most stressful events in a person's life, and after you’ve spent as long as we have helping people on their big day, it’s easy to understand why. It’s not just moving from one house to another, it’s packing up everything that made your house a home and changing your daily routines to fit a new area and lifestyle, it’s a pretty seismic change that can affect every aspect of your life. However, despite all the difficulties,...
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