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Insomniac pays off mortgage

An insomniac has paid off her mortgage after she scooped £150,000 on late-night TV quiz shows. Financial expert Jo Richardson won £150,000 over the past year. She says: “I don’t sleep much which is perfect for entering competitions in which few people take part.”

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Badger chosen as new name for Townends Group

The Townends Group has rebranded as Badger Holdings after an employee competition to find a new name. The Townends Group, parent company to Townends & Regents estate agents, Dot Financial Services and Tyser Greewood, adopted the name after a short list of five options was presented to the board. The name Badger holds significance in […]

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