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  • 10 April 2019
    Warning! Read this before you chop down a tree...!

    A recent case has highlighted the costs of disregarding a Tree Preservation Order. A Dorset business man is believed to be the first person fined under Proceeds of Crime Act for breach of a Tree Pres… Read more

  • 5 April 2019
    A successful evening - thank you to Kirkby Lonsdale

    Thomson Hayton Winkley celebrated the official opening of their legal office in Kirkby Lonsdale by way of a social event for clients and business colleagues, held at the Royal Barn, Kirkby Lonsdale on… Read more

  • 20 March 2019
    Homes fit for human habitation

    The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 comes into force on 20th March 2019. It makes amendments to the Housing Act 1985 and provides further rights for tenants where their rented property … Read more

  • 6 February 2019
    Increased fees for bereaved relatives

    Once again, bereaved relatives dealing with the death of a loved one are faced with a proposed increase to Probate fees from April 2019. The fees are imposed by the Probate Registry and not by solicit… Read more

  • 1 February 2019
    Indemnity insurance for property owners

    We have previously written to advise to home owners preparing for sale. As mentioned, the key is to keep full and complete documentation and, in particular, in relation to works done to a property. … Read more

  • 1 February 2019
    Preparing to sell your property

    Here are some of the things you need to consider to get your property ready to sell.. 1. Building Works If you’ve carried out any building works, you will need to disclose the nature of the work… Read more

  • 30 January 2019
    Assured Shorthold Tenancy Update

    Are you a residential landlord, with tenants under an Assured Shorthold Tenancy?Do you have any tenants with an AST from before 1st October 2015? If so, did you know that the law changed on 1st Oct… Read more

  • 15 January 2019
    Christmas happiness with Boxes of Hope

    The Boxes of Hope, Cumbria shoebox campaign has reached its conclusion with the annual distribution trip to give the boxes to under privileged children in Romania. 9,363 fun filled boxes were collecte… Read more

  • 3 January 2019
    Thinking of furnishing your home in the January sales?

    Traditionally the New Year Sales were a time when people would be tempted to buy a new kitchen, fitted wardrobes or sofas, but with sales seeming to be on all year round now, there is perhaps less of … Read more

  • 20 November 2018
    Long Residential Leases - beware of Section 146!

    Section 146 Notices (notices served under Section 146 Law of Property Act 1925) are used by Landlords to warn their tenant that they are in breach of the terms of their lease and that they must remed… Read more

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