This week’s edition of the Recorder carries with it the sad news that the operators of The Retailery - a much loved shared space in Romford Market Place - will be closing the venue in January next year.
December 1 is Small Business Saturday. In the first of a series looking at what our independent shopping parades have to offer, chief reporter Matt Clemenson finds out why you should hit the high street and shop local this Christmas
“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining,” so the saying goes. So if some warm weather is making your conservatory uninhabitable, think about replacing its roof with a flat one and adding a roof lantern instead.