(covering reddish, dane bank, denton, debdale and gorton)

Author: Hassan Mahmood

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papa’s house vintage tea party

Join the tea party at FreshFire Church on Saturday 28th April between 1pm and 4pm for Papa’s House Vintage Tea Party! With cream tea, cakes, entertainment, raffle, quiz and much more!

All proceeds from this event will be going towards supporting the Papa’s House children in Kathmandu, Nepal. Tickets £5 available from FreshFire Church by calling 0161 442 9023 or email valerie@freshfire.org.uk

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reddish rocks!

This new activity is really gathering pace and popularity in Reddish. Its quite simple and lots of fun…

1 – Collect some rocks

2 – Decorate your rocks (on the back, write something along the lines of “If found, please post on “Reddish Rocks” on Facebook”) Rocks can be decorated using paint, chalk, sharpie pens, glitter etc. Please make sure your designs are child friendly!

3 – Hide your rocks in safe, public places

4 – Search for hidden rocks and when you find one (or a few), post a photo on this group then re-hide it for somebody else to find. This “game” is being enjoyed by children as well as the grown up and a great way to get out in the fresh air. Have fun!

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Property Vs pensions – which is best for your retirement?

As we grow older, we begin to think about life after work, and begin to imagine how retirement may be for us. One of the biggest considerations for retirement is money and how you are able to fund your retirement.

Many Brits believe that property is the best way to generate money and to begin to build a retirement fund, but is this truly the most effective route to take?

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How many cars per household?

The profile of car ownership is a great signal of the practical needs of residents in a local market. Most households have a car, but the number owned varies enormously based on the type of area. For example if you live in a one bedroom flat in a city you’re much less likely to own a car than if you live in a commuter suburb.

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Prices in last few months (flat vs house)

We wanted to take a look at how overall average prices of flats and houses have changed in the last eight months. This is quite a short time frame so there’s a fair bit of volatility from month to month but the story it tells is an interesting one nonetheless.

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Quarterly index of sales by house type

This chart has indexed the levels of transactions for flats and houses over the last eight quarters. That means it takes the actual level of sales at the start of the period and converts them to 100, and then you can see the relative changes running up to the present. It should be noted that the smaller the number of properties, the more extreme the volatility.

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Statistics show more good news ahead for Reddish

The British press is being so hysterical about the UK property market at the moment, you’d be forgiven for thinking we were back in 2008 again, staring down the barrel of another credit crunch. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Week after week, more statistics come out revealing how bouyant the market is at the moment. Here are just three of the reasons why homeowners in Reddish should be grinning.

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Reddish North End FC Adults Tournament

This weekend (8th April) myself and some of my colleagues at Julian Wadden are taking part in an adult tournament at Reddish North End FC, to help raise money for the team! Playing 6 aside tournament in quick 8 mins games, with between 7 to 9 rounds being played to win. Pop down between 12 noon and 4pm to show your support for the club! and wish us the best of luck, we certainly need it!

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