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PICTURES: BBC’s Adam Frost and Pippa Greenwood to headline the revamped Woburn Abbey Garden Show 2018

BBC Gardeners’ World TV presenter Adam Frost and BBC Radio 4 Gardeners’ Question Time panellist Pippa Greenwood are headlining this year’s remastered Woburn Abbey Garden Show on 23rd and 24th June.

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Figures released by the Metropolitan police service show that house-breaking incidents rose by 21 per cent in 2017.

How vulnerable is your home to break-ins?

With police figures showing an increase in burglaries last year, how can you keep your home safe?

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PICTURE: Transformation plan will turn the iconic Point in Milton Keynes into a “garish shed”, say critics

PICTURE: Transformation plan will turn the iconic Point in Milton Keynes into a “garish shed”, say critics

A campaign group has got its point across to demand a fresh scrutiny on plans to replace one of MK’s most iconic structures with a “garish retail shed”.

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REVEALED IN PICTURES: Milton Keynes’ stunning £3.5million sprawling country pile with swimming pool, star-ceiling cinema, snooker room, banquet hall and TVs in bathroom which has to be seen to be believed

Today we take you on a virtual tour of THE most expensive house in Milton Keynes and it can be yours if you have £3.5million to spare.

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REVEALED IN PICTURES: The 12 cheapest houses in Milton Keynes

Today we reveal the cheapest houses on the market in and around Milton Keynes.

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REVEALED IN PICTURES: The 15 most expensive houses in Milton Keynes

Today we reveal the most expensive houses on the market in and around Milton Keynes.

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IN PICTURES: Alan Titchmarsh opens garden exhibition at Woburn Abbey

Famous gardener Alan Titchmarsh MBE visited Woburn Abbey on Wednesday to launch a new exhibition marking the bicentenary of the first landscape gardener Humphry Repton.

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Olney

Nearby Olney named one of the best places to live in the UK after making Sunday Times list

Olney, situated between Milton Keynes and Bedford, has been named as one of the best places to live in the UK after making The Sunday Times’ list of top locations in the Southeast.

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The 9 cheapest properties for sale in Milton Keynes right now

Fancy buying a home in Milton Keynes but don’t think you can afford it? Think again, as all of these properties are on the market for less than £131,000.

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How to stop the humble hedgehog disappearing from British gardens and countryside forever

How to stop the humble hedgehog disappearing from British gardens and countryside forever

Daniel Allen, Keele University

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Seven laws you might be breaking in your own garden without realising it

Thousands of British gardeners are at risk of becoming unwitting criminals due to a lack of knowledge of basic gardening laws, experts have claimed.

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Warning issued over spontaneously shattering windows

A window manufacturer has issued a warning over a range of its products which may be prone to spontaneously shattering

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SOILGATE: Female chimney sweep threatened with prosecution for wanting to use topsoil from her garden on her allotment

SOILGATE: Female chimney sweep threatened with prosecution for wanting to use topsoil from her garden on her allotment

A female chimney sweep has incurred the wrath of her town council neighbours over a ‘Soilgate’ scandal.

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COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

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D.I...WHY? New research hammers home the true cost of DIY

D.I...WHY? New research hammers home the true cost of DIY

Half of us (48%) confess to believing we are good or very good at DIY despite a third (33%) having admitted that they have suffered a DIY disaster.

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Will this be one of the most desirable houses in Britain?

A developer with an eye for luxury has grand designs for what promises to be one of the most sought after homes in the UK in Beaconsfield, Bucks.

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Latest school league tables show where you live affects your child's education

Latest school league tables show where you live affects your child’s education

The results are in, and the so-called north-south divide continues to separate children’s educational outcomes by geography – as the recently published secondary schools’ performance data from the Department for Education shows

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2017 property crash would see �399 a week wiped off UK property values

2017 property crash would see £399 a week wiped off UK property values

While the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has forecast that house prices in the UK will rise by around 3 per cent this year, a Times survey of leading economists has predicted that 2017 could be the year the London property bubble finally bursts, almost a decade on from the last market crash

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Casting call for new TV show which helps you find your dream home

Led by property expert, Lucy Alexander (of Homes Under the Hammer fame), indecisive house hunters will be given the chance to find the right property for them.

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