Author: Jen

An electric atmosphere at Teesside Audi as new e-tron rolls into town

Motoring fans on Teesside have been treated to one of the stand out car launches of 2019, as the new all-electric Audi e-tron was previewed at Teesside Audi.  The first fully electric model for the brand, the Audi e-tron is due to be released in April and is expected to set the standard for luxury electric vehicles, with features that will take the technology to the next stage of development.  But before it does, Audi has been touring the country with the car, allowing motoring enthusiasts to get up close to what many consider to be the new challenger to the Jaguar I-PACE when it comes to today’s new breed of luxury EVs.  A world class leading car in terms of build quality, The SUV provides a zero-emissions alternative to the likes of the BMW X4 and Mercedes GLC and features a plethora of technological advancements.  Among the more innovative features on the Launch Edition is the integration of two high-definition cameras in place of traditional door mirrors, adaptive air suspension, LED headlights and charging …

Garden Tips for Allergy Sufferers

Springtime is on the way, and many people will be gearing themselves up to get out into the garden. Now is the time to prepare our garden for the summer season, planting seasonal crops in readiness for the months ahead. It’s the time for our children to get outside after the colder months, to explore, play, and burn off energy. And it’s time to sit outdoors in the warmer weather, perhaps to relax with a good book and a glass of wine. It’s the time for all of these things unless you are an allergy sufferer. If you’re somebody who is prone to allergy symptoms because of the high pollen counts at this time of year, you are more likely to stay indoors with the doors and windows firmly sealed for protection. Unless, of course, you consider the tips we have given you below. Consider artificial grass. 95% of hay fever sufferers are allergic to grass pollen, so while you might be resistant to replacing your grass with something artificial, when it comes to hay fever …

Press release: Volkswagen Battersea reopens at state-of-the-art new site

Lookers Volkswagen Battersea has started 2019 by opening a brand new £10 million showroom.  The new showroom, at York Road, forms part of a partnership with Linden Homes, which has seen £100m invested in a mixed-use housing and commercial scheme.   The 90,000 sq ft fully internal dealership represents £10m of the joint investment and displays 90 used cars and 17 new cars, as well as an increased choice of accessories.   The servicing department has also received a revamp and comprises 14 service and repair bays as well as two dedicated MOT bays.   The changes have certainly made an impact, with the new site already helping to increase the location’s customer satisfaction ratings to above the national average since opening.   The new site has also created 20 jobs so far to cater for the extra footfall, with 65 people based there in total.   There are 18 customer parking bays on site, including a priority bay for easy accessibility, and two electric car ports. A dedicated EV area comes complete with iPad …

Why Every Busy Parent Should Be Using Lawn Care Services…

As parents, we can all relate to thinking we were tired and busy before having children, then once we have children we realise… we really weren’t that busy at all!   With the school run, your career, feeding everyone, keeping the house clean and more – lawn care is the last thing on our list. It probably hasn’t even crossed your mind, right?   Actually though, having a family with little ones means that it is especially important to keep your garden in good shape. Mainly, because a healthy lawn provides the perfect safe space for your children to play in, whilst getting fresh air at the same time. It doesn’t matter if your lawn is a metre long and/or wide or if your house backs onto acres of land – looking after your lawn will not go amiss!   Don’t worry though, you don’t need to factor gardening into your everyday routine because that is simply not feasible and unnecessary. You should make the most of the range of lawn care services out there, so you can …

An Eventful Occasion: Making Sure Your Children Get The Most From Their Summer Vacation

Source If you are trying to find ways to occupy your mind during these miserable winter months, when you are lacking in finances, and the ghost of Christmas has flown away, maybe it’s time to give thought to the summer. After all, blissful sunshine, the thoughts of vacations, and lazing around with our favorite drink can keep us going during the underwhelming early months of this year. But, the one thing that comes with the summer is the children; they’re not in school and they can very easily get under our feet. So, the overriding thought would be to ensure that your children get the most out of the summer months. You can either do things with them, or you can give them things to do. So, let’s provide you with some inspiration… Escape The Rat Race If you dream of a vacation in another country but the finances don’t lend themselves too well, you could think about renting a vacation home. It’s still a vacation of sorts, just that you are getting out of …