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What Time Can I Burn Rubbish in my Garden?

What Time Can I Burn Rubbish in my Garden?

According to the  UK government’s own website, there are no specific rules against bonfires. Instead, the law covers peripheral regulations relating to nuisance and environmental issues. There are, however, smoke-control areas or zones designated throughout the UK. This website will help you to find out if your area is affected, and we advise you to clarify your position before doi …

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Christmas Tree Buying Guide 2018
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Christmas Tree Buying Guide 2018

We’re finally at that time of the year when we can start thinking about how we’re going to decorate our homes for the festive season ahead.  As tempting as it is to start stocking up on fairy lights, sparkly decorations and cinnamon scented candles, first thing’s first – getting the Christmas tree sorted! If your faithful tree is starting to lo …

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Our Top 10 Family Friendly Halloween Movies
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Our Top 10 Family Friendly Halloween Movies

Is it even Halloween if you haven’t got a scary movie marathon planned?? If you’ve got kids at home, you don’t have to miss out on the thrill of a good spook! Gather up the troops and settle down with some popcorn to watch these family friendlies including Casper the ghost, Harry Potter and Hocus Pocus. 1. CORALINE (AGE 10+) If you haven’t seen it already, I’d pers …

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DIY Decorations For Halloween 2018
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DIY Decorations For Halloween 2018

The countdown ‘til Halloween is officially on, which means our phones and Pinterest boards are filling up with cool costume and home décor ideas. One thing’s for sure - giving your house the haunted treatment can be fun for everyone at this time of year. A whole new range of Halloween decorations …

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Movies Costumes For Women

Movies Costumes For Women

From gangster molls to leading ladies, there’s so much inspiration for women’s Halloween costumes in the movies. There’s literally thousands of different characters to dress up as! Going through the years, we’re sure you’ll have a favourite decade. I bet you can think of your favourite time period and then recall a movie that brings it all back to you! Let’s take a look at some wome …

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Homemade Halloween Costume Ideas For Women

Homemade Halloween Costume Ideas For Women

Homemade Halloween Costumes can be as simple or complicated as you like. Making your own costume ensures you’ll have something to wear on Halloween that’s totally unique. There’s nothing worse than showing up to a party dressed in the same costume as someone else. So, if you’ve got the time, making your own costume is a great option. And it doesn’t need to cost the earth to look good! Saw …

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How to Make a Garden Bench From Decking (And a Table That Sits Six Easily)
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How to Make a Garden Bench From Decking (And a Table That Sits Six Easily)

Outdoor benches complement any British garden. There are so many design ideas from wood to iron and even plastic. Have you checked out the price for a good quality garden bench? You won’t get much change out of £200 - with some up to £500 or more! Why not build it yourself? In all likelihood you will still need to construct it from pre-cut timber, so the only extra work …

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Halloween Costume Ideas (Guide 2018)

Halloween Costume Ideas (Guide 2018)

Are you organising a Halloween costume party but need some inspiration? Maybe you’ve been invited to one and haven’t a clue what to wear? Here at XS Stock, we’ve created a comprehensive guide to help you out. Whether you’re having a costume dilemma or just trying to make that all important decision about what to dress up as, you’ll find some inspiration here. We’ve compiled id …

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Halloween Costume Ideas For Women

Halloween Costume Ideas For Women

Here’s some Halloween costume ideas for women, based on what we’ve found to be the most popular themes. Why not try a different take on a wedding dress? This ‘Day of The Dead’ outfit is a brilliant theme and comes in sizes from 6 to plus sizes up to 20. A short black dress and red/black corset are finished off with skeleton style tights (sold separately), a dead black flower and cree …

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