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Unsung Heroes From The Wimbledon Championships

Thursday 27 June 2013, by

Here at Gumtree, we love a bit of Wimbledon.  Strawberries and cream.  Pristine white kit against impossibly green turf.  The best players in the world.  Henman Hill.  Murray Mound.  Gumtree Gorge (OK, we made that one up).

What better way …


The Best Albums In The World…Ever!

Monday 24 June 2013, by

65 years ago, Columbia Records announced the launch of the long-playing record.  Officially, the first two LPs released – respectively the first ten-inch and twelve-inch formats – were by Frank Sinatra and Mendelssohn.

We’ve come a long, long way since …

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Jewels And The Crown

Friday 31 May 2013, by


This Sunday marks the 60th anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.  Remember all that hoo-ha this time last year with the boats on the Thames and the rainy street parties?  Well, that was the commemoration of …


A photographer’s guide to taking scenery shots

Tuesday 7 September 2010, by
Ceri Middleton is a photographer and new to Rugby. She decided to use this opportunity to do some exploring and take some photos of the place. As she goes about her day, we decided to take notes and see what we can learn from her photo-taking skills:
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Understanding DSS tenants

Thursday 27 August 2009, by

If you’ve been looking for new tenants you may have come across a type of person known as the ‘DSS tenant’. Or perhaps you’ve noticed DSS mentioned in property adverts, with some ads stating ‘No DSS’?

Well, here’s some guidance …