Tree Saved

  The owners applied to fell the sycamore tree in the back garden of 77 Osbaldeston Road. Prompt action and persistent emailing by CAAG resulted in its being given a Tree Protection Order. It is now illegal to ‘cut down, uproot, prune, lop or damage’ the tree. We’ve saved a valuable piece of greenery –…

Building Services

Brick Cleaning My house is one of only a few in the road which is painted as opposed to bare brick.  As it is in need of painting I am seriously considering blasting the paint off and returning it to the brickwork.  However I seem to recall that this may damage the brick and cause…

Repairs

Bicycle Repairs Jonathan Edwards turns up by bike at your house or some other mutually convenient spot and can service, mend, repair, de-squeak and tweak, fit things (like pannier racks, mudguards, computers etc), tune and build wheels and generally get you back on the road. If he can’t fix it on the spot (eg if…

Professional Services

Architects Does anyone know a nice friendly architect who doesn’t charge the earth? I’m thinking about a loft conversion. I can recommend a local architect. roger_crimlis@hotmail . com / tel. 07515 514723 – (Fergus Grew, Jenner Rd, Jan-11) I would definitely recommend Carolyn Squire – lives locally, professional, dedicated and she did a great job…