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LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE

PROPERTY NEWS

JANUARY 2020

HOME DÉCOR TRENDS FOR 2020

FROM UNUSUAL SHAPED MIRRORS AND SIMPLISTIC INTERIOR DESIGN TO THE MORE ABSTRACT KICKSTART 2020 START THE YEAR THE RIGHT WAY

NEW YEAR NEW HOME HOW WE CAN GET YOU MOVING THIS YEAR!

RECIPE IDEAS ENJOY A TAKEAWAY THE HEALTHY WAY!

SIX NATIONS KICKING OFF THE 21ST CHAMPIONSHIP


CONTENTS COVER STORY

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Home décor trends for 2020 We’ve compiled a list of the top trends to look out for in 2020

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New year, new home How we can get you moving this year!

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Get yourself ready to rent We’ve put together five top tips to help put you in the best position possible this year Our latest instructions Take a look at a selection of our latest properties on the market

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Recipe: Vegetable Curry Stay on track with your healthy eating plan with this low-fat, vegetarian dish

The 92nd Academy Awards This will take place on 9th February; but just who will take a coveted trophy? A new plastic revolution Is enough being done to reduce the use of single-use packaging?

TRAVEL

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Kickstart your 2020 Start 2020 the right way and think afresh and focus on making positive changes

Gin and bear it! The season of goodwill to all men has passed, so how about a few days of goodwill to you?

SPORT

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Guinness Six Nations 2020 The 21st Six Nations kicks off on the 1st Feb with Wales looking to defend their Grand Slam

WELCOME TO THE JANUARY ISSUE!

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ll of us here hope that you enjoyed the festive period and had a fabulous New Year too. Start the new year as you mean go on, by planning how you can make 2020 your best year yet! If a move is on the cards, then we will be here to help guide the way, using our innovative marketing products to ensure your property gets the attention it deserves. And don’t forget to focus on you too! The excesses of Christmas and New Year celebrations can take a toll on your health and wellbeing, so take time now to look at how you can make yourself feel healthier and fitter. Inside we give inspiration and

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ideas on taking control of your lifestyle for the better. But if you’re not quite ready to fully get back to the daily grind and you fancy getting away for a break, take a look inside at our top value holidays away. As ever, there is plenty inside to keep you reading, such as top trends for the home in 2020 and how you can help protect the environment by reducing the amount of plastic you use within your home. Wishing you all the best for 2020 and beyond. Linda McKeown Editor

NEW NEW GET A FREE VALUATION Call us today for your free, no-obligation valuation. One of our expert valuers will pop round to give you an estimated valuation on your property based on local market value and their expert local knowledge. While with you, our valuers will show you what makes us stand head and shoulders above the other agents with our innovative marketing techniques and excellent customer service. Our team are on hand every step of the way offering you friendly advice to help maximise the potential of your property; making sure the right people see it to help you get the best possible price.

GET YOUR PROPERTY VISIBLE

You will want your property getting the greatest number of viewings from legitimate buyers as soon as possible, so you can get out there looking for your new dream home. When you market your property with us, you will receive a free website for your property with personalised virtual tours that your friends and family will be able to share to maximise the visibility of your property – and help to get you into a position to put in an offer on your new, dream home.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Social media marketing is the way forward. When you market your property with us,


YEAR, HOME you, your friends and your family will be able to share your property far and wide through all the major social networking sites. Your property may also be featured in our monthly magazine and on our social media accounts such as Facebook. We have invested in the most innovative marketing techniques that no other agent in this area can offer. Your buyer may not even know they are looking to move until they see your property (their perfect property) on social media!

PROPERTY VIDEOS

Not only will you get professional photos and floor plans, but you will also get your own personal property video, helping showcase the most sellable attributes of your home. Property videos are more immersive than standard photos and with our professional voiceovers, they are immensely more shareable over social media. A personalised property video can truly make your home stand out.

CUSTOMER SERVICE

As well as the most up-to-date marketing available for your property, we also pride ourselves on our friendly, expert customer service. Our team has expert local knowledge and a database of clients that

With the new year come thoughts of resolutions and goals to achieve. So, start 2020 the right way and think afresh and focus on making positive changes

will help make your move as simple and stress-free as possible. We will also share your property on all the usual property portals including Rightmove and have professional photos and floor plans from our experienced team.

RELIABILITY AND VIEWINGS

Our trusted team of local experts will be on hand – and on time – to every appointment, whether it be a viewing or a valuation of your property. We pride ourselves on accompanying all viewings to help show buyers around your property, giving honest answers to their questions. We want to find the right buyer for you, so you’re confident that when the time comes to make an offer on your dream home, that your sale is steady, simple and stress-free with no hidden surprises.

LOCAL ADVERTISING

Your buyer is more than likely someone local. So, as well as being on Rightmove and our own website, you will also feature in our window displays and may even be included in our widely distributed property magazine. We do this to help maximise the visibility of your property to gain optimal exposure to find you a buyer. Alongside our database of local ready-to-move buyers, we will get you moving this year!

“You will also get your own personal property video, helping showcase the most sellable attributes of your home”

WE KNOW YOUR BUYER As one of the most successful agents’ in your area, the chance is we will already know your buyer; or, more importantly, the owner of the property you want to buy. Because of this, we can negotiate the best price possible for your property and the dream home you wish to purchase. Our aim is to make the process as simple as possible and with open, clear and concise communication, we can make this happen for you today.

SUPPORT

Our team are local members of the community and they understand how stressful it can be selling your property and buying your dream home. That is why our team are on hand with all the support you need throughout the entire process – from the initial valuation, through to marketing and viewing and onto negotiations and sales progression when you have found your buyer. To us you aren’t your address, you are a person, and we want to help you move in 2020.

For more information and to book a free, no-obligation valuation, please talk to a member of our team today.

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HOME DÉCOR

TRENDS FOR

2020

From unusual shaped mirrors and simplistic interior design to the more abstract, we’ve compiled a list of the top trends to look out for in 2020

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redicted to become a massive trend is abstract design, with bold geometric prints, hand-drawn sketches and electric blocks of colour; it’s all about adding your own unique personality into your home. The beauty of abstract is the freedom that comes with it; the trend really allows you to become bold with your colour palette and with the combinations you use. Plus, you can make an abstract statement in any room in the house, from large canvases to duvet covers and statement rugs, or even a bold wallpaper design. A trend full of fun and colour!

SIMPLISTIC If bold and colourful isn’t for you, then this trend most definitely

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will be. Originating from the Nordic retreat ideas of 2019, this trend really does encapsulate a chilled out and relaxed style. To create a simplistic interior look, soft and neutral colour palettes are key, staying clear of cool grey, embrace warm neutral colours such as natural whites, soft browns and beige, (yes, it’s making its comeback). It also includes textures such as wood, wicker, sheepskin and wool. This trend can work in any setting; however, it works best in a living room or bedroom and if paired with a dark accent colour, you’ll create a simple, understated, yet comfortable feel. Overall, a great trend for those wanting a more calming and warmer décor.

A TAKE ON GLAMOROUS RETRO Last season retro was a big design-must and the new year is continuing this popular style trend, with its own bold and glamorous take. This reimagined trend channels thirties


Last season retro was a big design-must and the new year is continuing this popular style trend, with its own bold and glamorous take

UNUSUAL SHAPED MIRRORS

sophistication and elegance, with a small nod to the sexy seventies-style. To create this look, pick rich tones for key pieces, such as royal blue or ruby and mix in warm tones such as rose or bronze. Think of an elegant occasional chair with a scalloped shell-like back, a glam cocktail trolley or tables in burnished brass or glossy marble. You could also incorporate a retro feel by choosing an extravagant wallpaper or by adding plush textiles. Retro is perfect for those brave enough to mix textures, colours and shapes in the same place.

JAPANI The Japanese design element has been a regular amongst interior collections for the past few years. Incorporating rich silk textures, pretty bird motifs, oriental prints and structured furniture, this elegant style offers a real minimalist feel

and it is not hard to see why it has remained such a popular trend. This new take on Japanese style and rustic Scandinavian simplicity, however, is set to take off in 2020. The trend brings together the best of these two styles and takes on the less-is-more approach. To create the look, embrace calming tones, such as pale blue and muted green and for furniture think Scandi Woods with Japanese-style black plus dark woods to add depth. A simple touch could be to add lantern style lighting to the room. If done correctly, this interior trend really does create a calming and unique space.

Velvet has quickly become a must-have fabric in the home and 2020 is set to be no different

Let’s face it, (excuse the pun) mirrors have become an important part of our daily routines. We all check ourselves out in the mirror before leaving for the day and although historically they have been rectangular or round, 2020’s trend incorporates some more unusual shapes, including rhombus, trapezium and polygon.

MODERN LIGHTING Modern lighting is all about creativity; it really can make or break a room and is an easy way to make an effective impact to any space. There are many different options for modern lighting in your home, but it’s important to keep in mind the overall style and feel of your décor.

VELVET In the past few years velvet has quickly become a must-have fabric in the home and 2020 is set to be no different. Velvet beds and sofas are the most popular way of bringing this look to your home, both of which are great as stand-out pieces of furniture: they bring comfort, yet a stylish flair to any space. If you’re after a small touch, why not add a velvet throw, cushions or bedding?

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With the new year come thoughts of resolutions and goals to achieve. So, start 2020 the right way and think afresh and focus on making positive changes

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op of the list for new year resolutions has to go to the mantra of ‘lose weight’ and ‘stop smoking’; but whatever your new year resolutions, the key is to make your goals achievable, otherwise they will ultimately fail before you even get started.

And why not organise a group activity to encourage you to stay committed? A study by the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine suggests that exercising with a group makes people feel physically and mentally better than if they were working out alone: “The communal benefits of coming together So, whatever your aspirations, whether with friends and colleagues, and doing it’s to get fit, try a new something difficult, hobby or make that move, while encouraging one Researchers take time to think about another, pays discovered that what you can do to make dividends beyond working out in a a change. exercising alone,” says group actually lowers lead researcher Dr Dayna Yorks. “The stress by 26 percent GET FIT & HEALTHY findings support the while significantly Changing your concept of a mental, improving quality appearance can often physical and emotional of life help build confidence, approach to health whether it’s just a fresh that is necessary.” new haircut or something more drastic like shedding some pounds. In fact, researchers discovered that Of course, this can’t happen overnight, so working out in a group actually lowers if getting fit and losing weight is a goal, stress by 26 percent while significantly think about how you can achieve this. Are improving quality of life. you going to join a gym or start walking the school run or to work? Planning in Advice from the NHS says that those aged exercise to your routine will help ensure 19-64 should aim to be active every day that you stick with your new plan. and do at least 150 minutes of moderate

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aerobic activity such as cycling or fast walking every week – as well as strength exercises on two or more days a week that work all the major muscles, such as legs, hips, back, abdomen, chest, shoulders and arms

DITCH SMOKING According to the Office of National Statistics, 14.7% of people aged 18 years and above in the UK smoked cigarettes in 2018. This equates to approximately 7.2 million people in the population; and is a decline of more than five percentage points since 2011. Before quitting, it’s important to ensure that you actually want to quit and remind yourself why, each day. Taking a more positive approach will encourage you to keep going – whether you want to quit straight away, or by naturally cutting down on your usage. There’s also support available from your local stop smoking service – www.nhs.uk/ Service-Search/Stop-smoking-services/ LocationSearch/1846. Data shows that you’re up to four times more likely to successfully quit smoking with their

expert help and advice. You can also call the NHS Smokefree helpline on 0300 123 1044.

TRY SOMETHING DIFFERENT Taking up yoga can be a great way to kick start your new year with a focus on positive energy, and there are plenty of free tutorials online. Take in your surroundings by walking a little slower and appreciate what is going on around you, rather than rushing through each day. However, it doesn’t all have to be about changing habits; just trying different things can help with taking time out and having some ‘me time’. Keep your life positive and aim to be thankful for at least one thing every day – even if it may seem like a small thing, such as a hug from a loved one.

Data shows that you’re up to four times more likely to successfully quit smoking with their expert help and advice

FOCUS ON WHAT YOU WANT If making new resolutions are not for you, why not write list of things you want to accomplish throughout the year? These can range from learning to play a new instrument, to donating blood. And if your 2019 wasn’t as great as you were hoping, look back, reflect and think why? You may find that 2020 could be a

great time for a career change, starting a family, going on an adventure or finding your dream home. It’s all about what makes you happy and how you can achieve it!

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ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

• Joaquin Phoenix (Joker) • Adam Driver (Marriage Story) • Leonardo DiCaprio (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood) • Robert De Niro (The Irishman) • Jonathan Pryce (The Two Popes)

Our favourite:

Joaquin Phoenix (Joker)

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE • Brad Pitt (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood) • Tom Hanks (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood) • Shia LaBeouf (Honey Boy) • Jamie Foxx (Just Mercy) • Al Pacino (The Irishman)

Our favourite:

Tom Hanks (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood)

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

• Renée Zellweger (Judy) • Scarlett Johansson (Marriage Story) • Charlize Theron (Bombshell) • Lupita Nyong’o (Us) • Saoirse Ronan (Little Women)

Our favourite:

Saoirse Ronan (Little Women)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE • Jennifer Lopez (Hustlers) • Laura Dern (Marriage Story) • Scarlett Johansson (Jojo Rabbit) • Margot Robbie (Bombshell) • Florence Pugh (Little Women)

Our favourite:

Margot Robbie (Bombshell)

BEST PICTURE

• The Irishman • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood • Marriage Story • Parasite • The Two Popes • The Farewell • Jojo Rabbit • Bombshell • Joker

Our favourite: Joker

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THE 92 T ACADEMY AWARDS ND

Excitement is already building for the 92nd Academy Awards which take place on 9th February; but just who are in the running to pick up a coveted trophy?

he Academy Awards honours the best films of the year and this year’s event will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, at 11.30pm GMT. Presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the ceremony is an eagerly-awaited event with actors across the globe hoping to bag one of the prestigious awards. Despite the event not taking place until next month, there has already been much talk about the contenders for this year’s Academy Award winners for several months. With this year’s Nominations Announcement having took place on 22nd January 2019, we take a look at some of the hopefuls who are in the running to bag a trophy!


ENJOY A TAKEAWAY THE HEALTHY WAY!

Vegetable Curry

You don’t need to give up your curry nights just yet; stay on track with your healthy eating plan with this low-fat, vegetarian dish Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 35 minutes Serves: 4 Nutrition: 207kcal per serving

INGREDIENTS 1-2 tbsp red Thai curry paste 500ml low-sodium vegetable stock 2 onions, chopped 1 aubergine, diced 75g red lentil 200ml can reduced-fat coconut milk 2 red or yellow peppers, deseeded and cut into wedges 140g frozen peas 100g bag baby spinach, roughly chopped brown basmati rice and mango chutney, to serve

METHOD 1. H  eat the curry paste in a large non-stick saucepan with a splash of the stock. Add the onions and fry for 5 mins until softened. Stir in the aubergine and cook for a further 5 mins. Add a little more stock if it starts to stick.

This recipe, and more, can be found at www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1507675/summer-vegetable-curry Image for illustrative purposes only

2. A  dd the lentils, coconut milk and the rest of the stock, and simmer for 15 mins or until the lentils are tender. Add the peppers and cook for a further 5-10 mins. Stir through the peas and spinach and cook until spinach has just wilted. Serve with rice and mango chutney.

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GIVING THE I

TO A NEW PLASTIC REVOLUTION

t took a series of heart-wrenching images from the BBC’s Blue Planet II series to make people sit up and realise scientists hadn’t been over-elaborating when they claimed the planet was choking on plastic.

But while a survey conducted a little over a year ago revealed that 88 per cent of people interviewed had changed their habits, it is a sad indictment on society that it took footage of an albatross feeding pieces of plastic to her chicks on a TV programme to ram home a message A sperm whale trying to eat a discarded scientists had been pushing for decades. plastic bucket; the remains of an albatross Attenborough’s dire warning went from which died from living room to ingesting a plastic bag boardroom in the blink of in the Antarctic; fish an eye. But the Last year’s major dodging discarded development and recycling breakthrough plastic in the ocean… viability of alternative came with the That, coupled with Sir packaging doesn’t outlawing of singleDavid Attenborough’s happen overnight and use containers, hard-hitting message at it’s only now – almost two showcased by the ban the end of the episode years later – that on water bottles at the – the fourth mostinitiatives and substitutes Glastonbury Festival watched programme in are becoming British TV history – commonplace. prompted a lot of finger-pointing; mostly in the direction of For example, the first crisp packet supermarkets and food producers. recycling scheme has been launched by Walkers, who asked the public to return empty packets for specialist recycling. More than 8,000 collection points have been set up and, when returned, the bags are cleaned, shredded and turned into plastic pellets to make products such as outdoor furniture. Coca-Cola, committed to removing all unnecessary or hard-to-recycle plastic from its portfolio, revealed their first step by abandoning the use of shrink-wrap packaging for multi-buys in favour of a paperboard clipping arrangement which they hope to have rolled out across Europe by next year. Last year’s major recycling breakthrough came with the outlawing of single-use containers, showcased by the ban on water bottles at the Glastonbury Festival. However, the big five supermarkets, convenient whipping boys when it comes

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GREEN LIGHT Since the horrifying images shown on Blue Planet II, consumers have become more conscious about the lasting damage of single-use packaging, with supermarkets bearing the brunt of criticism. So, how have they reacted?

to over-use of plastic – particularly shrinkwrapping individual items to prolong shelf life – were ahead of the game. WAITROSE had already implemented their ‘reuse and refill’ scheme in a trial at a store in Oxford, where customers were encouraged to fill their own containers with pasta from large jars, beer on tap, and pick ‘n’ mix frozen fruit. More than 90 per cent of their customers gave it the thumbs up, and it has been extended to other stores. Customers will soon be invited to bring in their own containers for meat, fish and cheese, while Waitrose aim to replace all single-use fruit and vegetable bags with a home compostable alternative… and ensure all their own-label cards, wraps, crackers, tags, flowers and plants are glitterfree before this Christmas. TESCO are about to trial a new delivery scheme called Loop, a modern take on the milkman where products ordered online will be delivered in reusable containers to be collected, cleaned and refilled. They are also targeting excessive packaging – half-filled crisp packets and cereal boxes – and those who don’t reach their standards won’t reach the shelves. They also want to scrap plastic bags with home deliveries; remove plastic cutlery from their own ‘on the go’ meals; and are using their flagship Extra store in Cambridge as a trial store to reduce waste. MORRISONS have been at the forefront of getting customers to use reusable containers and have also trialled a reuse and refill scheme for pasta, seeds and frozen fruit. They boast they have the highest proportion of loose fruit and veg sales of any supermarket and are trialling reverse vending machines at selected stores to encourage customers to return plastic bottles. They also want to introduce

a household cleaning ‘bottle for life’. SAINSBURY’S, bottom in Greenpeace’s 2018 survey on plastic policies, have retaliated by removing lightweight loose produce bags, scrapping plastic trays from certain products, encouraging customers to bring in their own containers to meat and deli counters, replacing plastic film on vegetables and fruit with a recyclable alternative and swapping PVC, black plastic and polystyrene trays with an ecofriendly alternative. They also aim to trial areas where customers can remove unwanted packaging and leave it for recycling, as well as piloting deposit/ return schemes. And they are looking at options to replace plastic milk containers. ASDA say that since early 2018 they have removed 6,500 tonnes of plastic – calculated at roughly 600 million empty plastic bottles – from their own-brand products and are trying a new coating on fresh produce which could double shelf life. They have removed wrapping from greetings cards and all unnecessary films, trays and windows; encouraging customers to bring their own reusable fruit and veg bags, and selling refillable cleaning products.

The first crisp packet recycling scheme has been launched by Walkers, who asked the public to return empty packets for specialist recycling

However, supermarkets acknowledge they can’t do it on their own. Shoppers need to change their own habits – particularly when bearing in mind, that despite the plastic bag tax, more than 1.75 billion were still sold by major retailers in the 12 months to April 2018 – to ensure footage of wildlife shrouded in discarded plastic doesn’t just become a chapter in TV history.

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GIN & BEAR IT! The season of goodwill to all men has passed, so how about a few days of goodwill to you? Here’s some suggestions for a few days away, whether you fancy chilling out, the call of the wild, or a gin-fuelled bonanza!

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ongratulations! You did it… you survived Christmas and the new year with your sanity, health and bank balance relatively intact.

No-one bought the kids a drum kit or a trumpet, no-one contracted food poisoning from your cold buffet on Boxing Day, grannie’s sherry intake bordered on the acceptable, there was no need to involve ACAS during charades, and you didn’t disgrace yourself on New Year’s Eve! Here we are in January and, let’s face it, it’s all gone a bit flat. It’s grey and miserable, Easter and the promise of spring aren’t even on the horizon, and even Netflix can’t provide inspiration. So, if you didn’t use all your Christmas budget, what about a cheeky break? Some ‘you’ time? A bit of R and R with the emphasis on aaaahhh rather than aaarrgghh…

TAKE TIME FOR ‘YOU’ TIME

It’s cold outside, but the best place to properly chill is a spa break, and there are plenty from which to choose, whether you’re after a day’s pampering, a blissful overnight stop or a couple of days to totally unwind. For example, the Macdonald Hill Valley Hotel Golf & Spa in Whitchurch, Shropshire offers The Ultimate Spa-cation, three nights bed and breakfast, two 55 minute treatments, dinner on the first day, afternoon tea on the second, bottle of Prosecco, and full use of the facilities for £244.50 per person. For one night, how about the Blue Harbour Health Club and Spa at The Chelsea Harbour Hotel in south-west London, where £109 gets you bed and breakfast in a suite, robe, towel etc and full use of the spa facilities. Plus, a smoothie don’t forget the smoothie! Spa Days are widely available and prices vary, although the Morning Roof Top Spa Experience at Rudding Park, Harrogate – an Elysium Collection spa – which includes robe etc, use of the indoor swimming pool, juniper log sauna, bucket shower, thermal experiences and a drink and snack voucher, looks intriguing at £64. Further spa breaks are listed on spabreaks.com

It’s cold outside, but the best place to properly chill is a spa break, and there are plenty from which to choose

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If the weather isn’t an issue and The Great Outdoors is your thing, head out to the forest to take in the sharp, fresh woodland air and bed down in your own cosy, log cabin. Forest Holidays (forestholidays.co.uk) operate at 11 sites in Britain and offer six types of accommodation from tree-houses to self-catering; all featuring logburner and hot tubs, for weekend breaks or longer. For example, a Golden Oak cabin in Keldy Forest, north Yorkshire costs £405 for a family of four on a midweek break (Monday to Friday) and £445 in Sherwood Forest. Forest Holiday have sites at Ardgartan Argyll and Strathyre (Scotland), Beddgelert (Snowdonia), Blackwood Forest (Hampshire), Cropton (north Yorkshire), Deepark (Cornwall), Forest of Dean (Gloucestershire), Keldy (north Yorkshire), Sherwood Forest (Nottinghamshire) and Thorpe Forest (Norfolk).

Alternatively, there is a straightforward gin festival at Manchester Cathedral on February 21-22 where, again, more than 100 selected gins are available to taste and, with tickets only £12.50 and two nights in a Manchester hotel from £120 at the ibis Styles Manchester Portland, you’ll probably only get an alcohol-induced headache, rather than a financial one. If gin’s not your thing, there’s always Winchester’s Cocktails Week (February 3-9), the Yorkshire Pudding Festival (February 1) in Leeds, or back to Bristol on February 22 for the Prosecco Festival at The Passenger Shed. Alternatively, there’s the family-friendly Lightopia Festival (January 22 -March 1) in Chiswick House and Gardens, London or the London Classic Car Show at Olympia (February 22) if you fancy a breather in the capital. Failing that, York holds the annual Ice Trail (February 1-2), when the streets of the historic city are filled with ice sculptures and, two weeks later, the city pays homage to its past with the 36th Jorvik Viking Festival – a week-long celebration (February 15-23) of the Scandinavian invaders who settled in the area. Expect living history encampments, markets, tours. Two nights at the Staycity Aparthotel starts from £155 for a family of four (expedia.co.uk).

If the weather isn’t an issue and The Great Outdoors is your thing, head out to the forest

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE GIN! Of course, the best breaks are those centred around an event: a show, a one-off event or… a gin-tasting extravaganza! The Gin To My Tonic Festivals bring together 100 different gins – as well as selected vodkas and rums – from across the world, promising “a voyage of gin discovery” with tastings, premium mixers and live entertainment. In February, they are being staged at the town hall in Stoke (February 1) and the Guildhall in Winchester (February 29), while the Gin Tasting Bristol takes place onboard Brunel’s steam ship, the SS Great Britain, on February 14. For this Valentine’s Day treat, the Gin To My Tonic team will introduce specially selected gins in a five-course tasting menu, with ‘courses’ coming every 30 minutes with their own back-story, appropriate tonic and garnish.

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GUINNESS SIX NATIONS 2020 PREVIEW T

he annual Rugby Union competition between England, France, Wales, Scotland, Italy and Ireland begins this February. The tournament was first played in 1883 as the Home Nations Championship between England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales and became the Five Nations with the addition of France in 1910. Italy joined in 2000 to create what we now know as the Six Nations. After a disappointing World Cup for all the teams – despite an appearance in the final for England and semi-final for Wales – all six teams will look to rebuild and move on at this years’ Six Nations. Let’s look at all six teams before the tournament kicks off.

ENGLAND Eddie Jones’ England haven’t got a lot of work to do. The team that reached the World Cup final are still together; however, he will hope for stronger performances than the one in the final at the World Cup when they were outplayed and ultimately beaten by a strong, but uninspiring, South Africa side.

WALES Warren Gatland has left, and Wayne Pivac has come in as head coach. He says he is planning an evolution of Wales’ playing style. Gatland’s Wales were built on a strong defence, something not lost on Pivac who will concentrate on the transition between attack and defence. Will this be a more attack-minded Wales than we’ve seen recently?

The annual Rugby Union competition between England, France, Wales, Scotland, Italy and Ireland begins this February

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The 21st Six Nations Championship kicks off on the 1st February with Wales looking to defend their Grand Slam

SCOTLAND Scotland had a disappointing World Cup. Besides two good halves – one against Japan and one against England – this current squad seems to lack in morale. With some of their best coaches being poached by Union squads, there is a lingering doubt that the current coaches will get the best out of the squad. The big question is: will Gregor Townsend be able to motivate his team and get them fired up for the Six Nations?

IRELAND Andy Farrell has come in as head coach after a successful stint as defence coach. The players are trying to get the disappointment of the World Cup off their chests with their respective teams and most them have been performing well. The question now is: will Farrell blood a new generation or stick with the tried and tested players such as Johnny Sexton and Cian Healy?

FRANCE With the new joint head coaches, Raphael Ibanez and Fabien Galthie, France are aiming to muster a challenge for the title this time after last year’s fourth place finish. They produced some moments of brilliance at the World Cup, only to end up holding onto games, so will have to gain confidence to see out important games.

ITALY Conor O’Shea has left over six months early, leaving Franco Smith as interim head coach. Will Smith use the Six Nations to press his case to be given the job full time? Will the cancelled match against New Zealand at the World Cup still be on their minds? With Italy, you never know.

The Six Nations kicks off on the 1st February with matches live on ITV and the BBC.


GET YOURSELF

READY TO RENT With the number of families renting increasing, there is more competition than ever to get your dream rental home. We’ve put together five top tips to help put you in the best position possible this year… HAVE A DEPOSIT READY & KNOW WHAT’S AFFORDABLE

take photos on your smartphone so you can send them to us immediately and avoid slowing down the process.

efore you start looking, use an online calculator to work out how much you can afford. Estate agents have strict guidelines and there is no point looking at properties which you will get declined for based on your income. We don’t need to know your outgoings, just your income and will require proof in the form of payslips or bank statements. Remember though, a deposit is needed to move forward with any rental and usually a smaller deposit (which is taken off the final deposit invoice) to take the property off the market, so make sure you have the right finances available.

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GET YOUR PAPERWORK READY Once you have found the perfect property, we will request forms of ID, bank statements, payslips, etc. If you have these somewhere safe already,

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City Centre 024 7622 2022 Daventry Road 024 7650 3070 Walsgrave Road 024 7645 5555 Earlsdon 024 7667 7000

Birmingham Road, Allesley Village

ÂŁ675,000

This beautiful character grade two listed period home comprises a large entrance lobby, lounge, dining room, refitted kitchen and workshop. The property boasts four bedrooms, refitted bathroom and ensuite. The property sits within 1/3 of an acre with low maintenance paved grounds, with ample parking accessed via electric secure gates, there is also protected a woodland area to the side of the property.

Church Lane, Fillongley

Offers Over ÂŁ400,000

A beautiful character property with potential to extend further if required. The accommodation comprises reception hallway, downstairs cloakroom/WC, living room, spacious kitchen and Victorian style conservatory. There are three bedrooms to the first floor, the master having an ensuite shower room and family bathroom. Outside there is a driveway and integral garage. There is a private rear garden and a covered raised decked area that is not overlooked currently used for a hot tub.

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Tilewood Avenue, Eastern Green

ÂŁ215,000

In need of some general updating this post-war mid terrace property situated in this delightful position overlooking woodland. The uPVC double glazed and gas centrally heated property is offered for sale with no further chain and briefly comprises entrance hallway, lounge, kitchen, first floor landing, three bedrooms and family bathroom with shower. To the outside there is a block paved front garden and enclosed lawn rear garden with rear vehicular access beyond.

Wolverton Road, Mount Nod

ÂŁ269,000

A well presented three bedroom traditional semi detached property situated on a prominent corner position. The property briefly comprises, entrance lobby, open plan lounge/ diner with feature fireplace, fitted kitchen, first floor landing, three good size bedrooms, bathroom with separate WC. To the outside the property boasts a larger than average front garden with block paved driveway leading to garage, to the rear the property has an enclosed laid to lawn rear garden with borders.

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Dillotford Avenue, Cheylesmore

7622 2022 ÂŁ190,000

A mid-terrace property situated in this convenient location with front driveway and a garage. The uPVC double glazed and gas centrally heated accommodation is well presented throughout and extended to the rear to provide an excellent sized living room. In brief comprising entrance lobby, ground-floor cloakroom, open-plan dining hall/kitchen with built-in and integrated appliances, extended full width rear living room, landing, three bedrooms, modern bathroom with shower and an enclosed lawn garden with rear pedestrian access.

Woodside Avenue South, Green Lane

Offers In Excess Of ÂŁ335,000

A rare opportunity to acquire this traditional semi-detached family home with private rear aspect and benefiting from uPVC double glazing and gas central heating. In brief comprises porch, hall, cloakroom, dining room, rear lounge, extended breakfast kitchen with appliances, three bedrooms, fully tiled modern shower room and second floor fourth bedroom whilst outside there is a block paved front driveway and a generous private and mature rear garden.

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Benedictine Road, Cheylesmore

£210,000

A traditional extended end-terrace property situated in this desirable part of Cheylesmore and offered with no further chain and scope for some general updating/redecoration. The double glazed and centrally heated accommodation further benefits from solar panels and briefly comprises porch, reception hall, ‘L’ shaped through lounge/dining room, kitchen extension, landing, three bedrooms and bathroom with shower. Outside there are good sized gardens enjoying a sunny rear aspect and rear vehicular access with space for hardstanding/garage.

Crediton Close, Styvechale

£310,000

A modern style detached home attractively situated in fully enclosed gardens to three sides and offered for sale with immediate vacant possession and no further chain. The uPVC double glazed and gas centrally heated accommodation briefly comprises hall, lounge, modern fitted kitchen/dining room with appliances, utility room, ground floor cloakroom/ W.C., landing, three double bedrooms, fourth bedroom/study, master bedroom with en-suite and built-in wardrobes, family bathroom and driveway providing off road parking leading to an integral garage.

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Brathay Close, Cheylesmore

7622 2022 ÂŁ179,950

A well-presented double fronted end-terrace property conveniently located within Cheylesmore. The accommodation benefits from uPVC double glazing and gas central heating and briefly comprises reception hall, living room, rear lobby with ground floor cloakroom, fitted dining/kitchen with appliances, three well-proportioned bedrooms, fully tiled bathroom with shower and a separate WC. A front lawn garden, a fully enclosed rear garden and direct vehicular access leads from Dillotford Avenue to a driveway and a brick garage.

Alpine Rise, Styvechale Grange

ÂŁ280,000

A well presented and extended semi-detached property on the popular Styvechale Grange estate and offered for sale with no further chain involved. The uPVC double glazed and gas centrally heated accommodation briefly comprises extended open-plan through dining hall/kitchen with built-in appliances, landing, three good bedrooms and an attractive refurbished fully tiled bathroom with shower. A front block paved driveway provides off-road parking leading to a part integral garage and a private enclosed lawn rear garden.

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Mantilla Drive, Styvechale Grange

ÂŁ350,000

A detached family home situated on the popular Styvechale Grange estate. The uPVC double glazed and gas centrally heated property is offered for sale with no further chain and briefly comprises large reception hall, through lounge/ dining room, fitted breakfast kitchen with built-in appliances, lobby, ground-floor cloakroom, landing, three good sized bedrooms, shower room and separate WC. To the outside there are paved gardens with direct access leading to a part integral garage.

Lymesy Street, Cheylesmore

ÂŁ229,950

An attractive and extended traditional double stone bayed halls together style mid-terrace property backing onto Manor Park Primary school. The uPVC double glazed and gas centrally heated accommodation briefly comprises reception hall, attractive through lounge/dining room, extended modern fitted breakfast kitchen with built-in appliances, first floor landing, three bedrooms, modern fitted bathroom with jacuzzi bath and electric shower unit whilst outside there are well maintained lawn gardens to both front and rear with rear vehicular access.

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Warwick Avenue, Earlsdon

7622 2022

A substantial four bedroom character family residence, situated in one of Coventry’s most sought after locations, close to Earlsdon High Street. The spacious accommodation comprises; entrance hall, ground floor cloakroom, front lounge, separate rear sitting room with doors leading out to the enclosed rear garden and a well fitted kitchen open plan to the dining room. There are four generous bedrooms set over two floors together with a separate refitted shower room and family bathroom. Externally there is an enclosed, mature rear garden and a large direct driveway providing ample off road parking leading to the integral garage. The property also benefits from gas central heating, double glazing and a hard wired security and camera system.

£650,000

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Bates Road, Beechwood Gardens

A spacious four bedroom executive detached residence of individual architect design, situated in this prime residential location. Deserving a full internal inspection, the versatile accommodation briefly comprises on the ground floor; entrance porch, hallway, ground floor cloakroom, superb lounge, separate rear dining room with double doors opening on to the enclosed rear garden, well fitted kitchen, utility room and generous sized master bedroom with en-suite shower room. On the first floor are three further double bedrooms, all with built-in wardrobes and there is a refitted family bathroom with walk in shower cubicle. Externally there is a large direct access driveway providing extensive off-road parking leading to the double garage and to the rear there is an attractively laid out enclosed garden with a raised timber decked seating/entertaining area. No upward chain.

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Earlsdon 024 7667 7000 Daventry Road 024 7650 3070 Walsgrave Road 024 7645 5555 City Centre 024

Offers in the Region of £645,000 £725,000 Offers Over

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7622 2022

Enjoying idyllic country lane setting on the of Allesley, a substantial single storey barn conversion, originally dating Enjoying aaprivate privateand and idyllic country lane setting, a edge substantial single storey barn conversion, lying within superb grounds of back to 1780, lying grounds of approximately one third ofviews. an acre. accommodation approximately one within third ofsuperb an acre with picturesque open countryside TheSympathetically accommodationrenovated includes athe stunning “L” shaped briefly comprising; with original “L” shaped lounge/dining room, separate sitting lounge/dining room,imposing separatehallway sitting room, refittedbeams, kitchenstunning with integrated appliances, four bedrooms, luxury wet room room with and double doors leading out to the extensive rear garden, refitted withvehicles integrated four bedrooms, luxury wet separate family bathroom. Outside the property has parking forkitchen numerous andappliances, is set in magnificent gardens backing room andRiver separate family bathroom. Outside the property shed, has an extensive cobblestone courtyard providing parking onto the Sherbourne with a brick built office/annexe, garage, andreclaimed summerhouse with jacuzzi and sauna. for numerous vehicles and is set in magnificent gardens backing onto the River Sherbourne with a separate brick built selfcontained office/annexe, storage shed, timber garage, and bespoke timber summerhouse with jacuzzi and sauna.

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Poplar Road, Earlsdon Cassandra Close, Gibbet Hill

Situated in thishighly exclusive development, is thischaracter particularly spaciousaand well designed detached bungalow. The accommodation A substantial, individual Edwardian residence, stone’s throw from Earlsdon High Street. Sympathetically briefly comprises; largeyet entrance hallway parquet flooring, elegant lounge with feature fireplace, delightful conservatory improved throughout retaining many with classic period features, this charming family property must be seen to be fully with views over well screened includes rear garden, separate dining room/bedroom four, quality refitted kitchen/breakfast room appreciated. Thethe accommodation a delightful lounge with feature slate fireplace, separate dining room and extended with integrated appliances, masterhas bedroom with a superb refitted en-suite wet room, two further good sized bedrooms a kitchen/breakfast room. Upstairs three generous bedrooms and a modern bathroom, whilst to second floor there isand a loft separate luxuryroom. refitted family bathroom. a large block paved driveway and double garage providing substantial room/hobbies Externally there is aOutside cottagethere style is rear garden together with gardens to the front and side. off road parking together with a well screened, sunny aspect rear garden. Internal inspection strongly recommended.

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Hartington Crescent, Earlsdon

7622 2022

An outstanding, extended four bedroom semi-detached family residence, located close to the heart of Earlsdon. The spacious accommodation briefly comprises on the ground floor; entrance hallway, ground floor cloakroom, front lounge, open plan kitchen/ dining/family room with bi-fold doors leading out to the landscaped rear garden, separate ground floor utility room and workshop/ converted garage. To the first floor there are three bedrooms and a luxury bathroom, whilst to the second floor lies the spacious master bedroom with en-suite shower room. Outside the front has been blocked paved to provide valuable off road parking and to the rear there is an attractively landscaped rear garden with a raised flagstone paved patio/seating/entertaining area.

ÂŁ295,000

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Arden Street, Earlsdon

Situated just off Earlsdon High Street, a charming three bedroom mid-terraced home, improved throughout. Benefitting from gas central heating and double glazing, the well proportioned property briefly comprises; elegant front dining room, separate rear living room with french style door leading out to the rear garden, quality fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, inner lobby/utility area with integrated fridge/freezer and a luxury refitted ground floor bathroom leading off. To the first floor there are three generous bedrooms and a useful separate cloakroom. Externally there is a neatly laid out shaled foregarden and a much larger than average rear garden extending to approximately 100ft. Really must be seen to be fully appreciated.

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Fir Tree Avenue, Tile Hill

The surprisingly spacious and well proportioned property benefits from gas central heating via a recently installed combination boiler, replacement double glazing and a new roof to the rear kitchen extension. In brief the accommodation comprises; entrance hall, attractive lounge/dining room with patio doors leading out to the private rear garden, fitted kitchen, separate utility room and useful converted garage/store room. To the first floor there are three bedrooms and a modern family bathroom whilst to the second floor, there is a good sized loft room/hobbies room. Outside to the front there is a block paved driveway providing ample off-road parking and to the rear, there is a delightful, well screened garden with a raised timber decked seating area.

Offers in the Region of £185,000

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Hollybank, Earlsdon Avenue South

A spacious and tastefully presented two bedroom GROUND FLOOR apartment situated in this extremely popular and convenient development within walking distance of Earlsdon High Street. With the distinct advantage of a private garage situated in a nearby block, the well proportioned apartment briefly comprises; entrance hall, excellent lounge/dining room, quality fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, two good sized bedrooms and separate modern shower room. There are well tended communal gardens and visitor parking. No upward chain. Viewing recommended.

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Asking Price- ÂŁ124,950

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Braemar Close, Wyken, Coventry

7622 2022

A great opportunity to purchase a first floor maisonette, situated in a detached block of just two maisonettes. Located close to University Hospital and having the benefit of gas central heating and upvc double glazing (as and where specified). Comprising ground floor entrance hall, first floor landing, lounge/dining room, kitchen, two bedrooms and bathroom. Garden to front and garage in a block. Offered with an extended lease of 143 years on completion.

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Cranborne Chase, Clifford Park, Coventry

A traditional style double bay mid terrace house with gas-fired central heating and ma jority double glazing (as and where specified) in need of modernisation, but priced accordingly and offered with no onward chain. The accommodation briefly comprises entrance hall, two reception rooms, kitchen with built-in oven and hob, large covered terrace, first floor landing which provides access to all three bedrooms and shower room. There are gardens to the front and rear, with large brick built double garage with rear access (restricted).

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Asking Price- £194,950

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Cygnet Avenue, Penns Croft, Nuneaton

Modern style semi-detached house built by Taylor Wimpey to a very pleasing design and offered with gas central heating, upvc double glazing and being situated in a most convenient location for access to the A444. Comprising hall, fitted cloakroom, sitting room, kitchen/dining room with built-in appliances and French doors leading to the rear garden, first floor landing providing access to all three bedrooms (master with built in wardrobes and en suite shower room), gardens to front and rear, two parking spaces.

Asking Price- £194,950

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David Wood Drive, Off Shilton Lane, Coventry

A modern style end of terrace house with gas central heating and upvc double glazing (as and where specified) and with the added benefit of being offered with NO ONWARD CHAIN. the well planned accommodation briefly comprises entrance hall, fitted cloakroom, sitting room, kitchen/dining room with built in oven and hob and French doors leading to the rear garden, first floor landing which provides access to all three bedrooms (master with en suite shower room) and family bathroom. Gardens to front and rear, driveway parking.

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Asking Price- ÂŁ239,950

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Girtin Close, Bedworth, Warwickshire

7622 2022

A well-presented detached house situated in this very popular and most convenient location offering good access to the A444 and M6. The property has the benefit of gas central heating and upvc double glazing (as and where specified) and briefly comprises hall, sitting room, dining room, conservatory, kitchen with built in oven and hob, inner hall, utility room, first floor landing which provides access to all three bedrooms and bathroom. Extensive driveway parking, attached single garage and landscaped rear garden. Viewing is a must!

Offers in Excess of ÂŁ250,000

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Marjorie Way, Copsewood, Coventry

A beautifully presented semi-detached house situated on this most convenient and popular modern development ideally situated close to a host of amenities and facilities. The energy efficient accommodation has the benefit of gas central heating, upvc double glazing (as and where specified) and solar panels and comprises entrance hall, fitted cloakroom, through sitting room with French doors leading to rear garden, dining room with deep bay window, kitchen with built-in oven and hob, first floor landing which provides access to all three bedrooms (master with en suite shower room) and bathroom. Gardens to front and rear, driveway and attached single garage.

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Asking Price- ÂŁ174,950

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Meadow View, Brook Lane, Weddington

Modern style three-storey semi-detached house situated along this pretty lane and with a pleasant view to the front. The accommodation has the benefit of gas fired central heating and upvc double glazing (as and where specified) and comprises hall, fitted cloakroom, lounge/dining room with French doors leading to the rear garden, kitchen with built-in appliances, three bedrooms, bathroom and separate shower room. Driveway parking to the front and low maintenance rear garden. Must be viewed!

ÂŁ279,950

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Second Avenue, Binley, Coventry

A spacious semi-detached house built in 2019 by Morris Homes to their very popular Dalton design and having the remainder of the NHBC Warranty and having gas central heating and upvc double glazing (as and where specified). The tastefully presented and well appointed accommodation briefly comprises entrance hall, fitted cloakroom, lounge/dining room, through kitchen/dining room with built in oven and hob, utility room, first floor landing providing access to all three bedrooms (master with built in wardrobes and en suite shower room) and family bathroom. Gardens to front and rear, single garage and driveway. This is a truly tasteful home and viewing is a must!

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