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  • 4 June 2019
    Agricultural Property Tax Relief

    A recent edition of BBC’s Countryfile highlighted concerns about the Agricultural Property Tax Relief (APR). Presenter Tom Heap investigates whether a new generation of land barons are more intere… Read more

  • 31 May 2019
    Plan for Success - the Family Farm

    The Family Farm – Planning for Success is essential, know your tenancy! Many local farmers still occupy their farm, or additional parcels of land, under an Agricultural Holdings Act (AHA) Tenancy.… Read more

  • 17 May 2019
    THW "Get Lost at Lowther"!

    Last night a team from THW took part in “Get Lost at Lowther”, a fundraising event organised by Grant Seaton at Cumberland Building Society, raising funds for The Calvert Trust. Lawyers S… Read more

  • 14 May 2019
    THW actively support Dementia Action Week

    We will be actively participating in Dementia Action Week running from 20th to 26th May 2019. A number of our solicitors are Dementia Friends - they have had training through the Alzheimer’s Societ… Read more

  • 8 May 2019
    Expanding Family? Time to think about your will...

    Expanding family? Names aren’t the only thing to think about when there’s a new baby in the family. A new arrival in any family is an exciting time. As the birth of the new Royal baby is… Read more

  • 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
    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

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