It’s become increasingly fashionable for people to stray away from moving into a ready-made home, instead preferring to build something of their own from scratch. The self-build market is in rude health, with over 11,000 self-build properties constructed in the UK in 2012 (Source: www.homebuilding.co.uk). Going down the self-build route offers several advantages to aspiring property owners, most pertinently being that it ensures you get exactly what you want; a

This past weekend saw the 20th annual hosting of the Bolton Beer Festival, held in aid of Bolton Lads and Girls Club (BLGC) and JCW was delighted to sponsor two of the 200+ cask ales on offer to punters. It’s estimated that more than 6,000 people attended the three-day event and organisers hope that this year’s fundraising will have at least matched the £35,000 generated for BLGC last time around.