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How to (virtually) make the most of life under lockdown in Cheltenham.

Are these virtual gatherings the new normal in Cheltenham for the foreseeable future?

Life under lockdown and respecting social distancing guidelines needn’t mean you have no social life as this 2-minute read explains.

Across Cheltenham people are getting creative and using technology in several ways to come together during a time when for the good of us all, we’re keeping apart.

Human beings are naturally social animals (some less than others you might say) so being able to keep a connection with colleagues, friends and family is healthy for us. Especially during anxious times like these.

And as Cheltenham went under lockdown people have used technology to stay in touch.

Below are four ideas and links, to help you make the most of life under lockdown and bringing those close to you together – virtually.

In this two-minute read, we look at the ways technology could shape our homes after the lockdown and beyond.

Before the Coronavirus outbreak, there was a debate around whether the technology was good or bad for society.

But thanks to online home-schooling helping our children, video conferencing allows us to communicate with colleagues and Facetiming meaning we can stay in virtual touch with relatives the debate has waned. And technology has been embraced by more people than ever.

Below are five ways futurologists (people who look at future trends) are predicting our homes may change once the lockdown ends and the 'new normal' begins.

In this two-minute read, we share five resources which landlords may find helpful during the extended lockdown period.

It’s a bewildering time for most people.

Although Cook Residential is a sales-only agency, we’re working hard to help keep landlords and tenants across Cheltenham well informed.

Following the initial shock since lockdown was announced last month, the situation has calmed down, but we’re still monitoring it daily.

We’ve sourced four websites and articles you might find helpful during lockdown.

In this 2-minute read, we discover some DIY disasters and why it pays to use professionals.

The Do it Yourself industry in the UK is valued at around £7billion a year.

But according to a survey from consumer champion Which? DIYers are worth considerably more to tradespeople who are called in to rectify and repair some of the calamities left behind by household ‘Have a go’ heroes.

Check out these horror shows as reported by Which? Trusted Traders.

In this two-minute read, we look at some sensible and practical advice for landlords wondering what to do during the Coronavirus outbreak.

For landlords and tenants this a particularly anxious time.

The Guild of Letting and Management published eight points to consider around the paying and collection of rent.

Although every situation is different, this seems general advice at the moment.

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