Archive for the ‘Just for fun’ Category

We’ve been asking our Facebook followers about their best and funniest memories of Christmas dinners and we’ve had such a good response that we thought we’d share them with you. For most of our followers their best memories are definitely family related. Mum or dad cooking a delicious meal, or those lovely moments with the […]

We’ve been asking our Facebook followers about their best and worst Christmas presents and we’ve had such a good response that we thought we’d share them with you- it might just help you decide what to buy (or not!) your loved ones this year. Travelling topped the best present list and among the various trips […]

Do you know Scotland’s Christmas traditions? If not, then keep reading!!! s1homes’ Christmas competition reached out to Facebook followers to get an insight into Christmas traditions across Scotland, the response was so good, we thought we’d share them with you for a little inspiration this Christmas. Maybe you think that Christmas is mainly about family, […]

We’re glad to share with you the interview with the winner of the s1homes month’s #FreeRent, Victoria Burtt. Victoria and her husband were living in Kent, but are moving all the way to Scotland, something that will be easier thanks to the £750 prize towards their first rental payment. Read through Victoria’s story and how […]

As part of this year’s Festival of Architecture and the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design, the nation is being asked to vote for their favourite building from the past 100 years. The list includes two Glasgow banks, the Bon Accord Baths in Aberdeen and Tongland Power Station in Kirkcudbright.  Also on the list are […]

Look out for the Tiny Homes Trail in the Edinburgh International Science Festival, from March 26 to April 10, part of Scotland’s Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design. Urban populations are on the rise and a growing number of developers are having to “think small” and are looking to design to help. The Tiny Homes […]

This week on The Apprentice, the candidates competing for a partnership deal with Lord Alan Sugar, were tasked with selling property in London. They had to prove their enthusiasm and passion to the property developers to be given the chance to sell the properties to the market. Both teams had two developments to sell – […]

The often windswept West Kilbride has now also beaten off hundreds of other communities to be named Britain’s best village high street. West Kilbride battoned the challenge of Brigg, North Lincolnshire and Twyford, Berkshire to be awarded the accolade at a ceremony at Admiralty House in London earlier today. A record number of 230 high […]

National Geographic Traveler has named Glasgow one of its must-see places in 2016. And our Dear Green Place is in good company with New York City, Greenland and Seychelles among those featuring in the list of 20 go-now destinations. If you live in Glasgow, you’re sure to agree but what makes the city so attractive […]

A new £45million luxury development in Glasgow’s West End has created around 200 jobs for the city. The Botanics is the first significant ‘high end’ development in the area for years and will occupy the site of the former BBC buildings off Queen Margaret Drive. The developer, David Wilson Homes, said there has been “significant” […]

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