Housing Slowdown Signs After Record June High

The average UK house price hit a new record high in June but there are “tentative signs of a slowdown”, according to an index writes Nick Aston of Ruddington’s Benwell Daykin Estate & Letting Agents. The Guardian newspaper has reported that the growth of UK house prices slowed this month, an index shows, as the weakening economy, cost of living squeeze, and rising interest rates cooled the market Prices were up by 10.7% in June, slowing from 11.2% in May, Nationwide Building Society said. Prices rose by 0.3% in June, a notable slowdown on…

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The Mustard Seed Project

‘The Mustard Seed Project’ is a Ruddington fundraising group set up by James Peacock Infants School teachers Sally Squires and Jayne Henson. It was inspired by their visit to Uganda in the Summer of 2016 which “taught us that a tiny seed can produce amazing results”. Their aims are to raise funds to provide clean water, food and an education for children in Teso, Uganda, by bringing the local community together in fundraising for, and establishing links with, the community and schools in Teso. During “Project Teddy” last year they sent children a toy to love as well as…

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