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Reside5 – Bath’s Best Burgers

For many, a burger is an essential part of daily life; McDonald’s sell 75 meat patties every second, feeding around 1% of the world’s population each day. For others it is a work of art; the construction of a burger alone can provoke a series of impassioned dichotomies amongst foodies: gherkin or no gherkin? Ketchup

Bath Boules 2015

Bath Boules 2015: The Reside Retrospective

Bath Boules returned in 2015 with a bigger, better and more exciting tournament. Two sides of Queen Square were closed to traffic, and the roads lined with boutique food and drink stalls run by the likes of Yammo!, Pieminister and Masterchef champion Ping Coombes. The event, sponsored by a host of local businesses including Reside,

Bath Ghost Signs

Reside5 – I Ain’t Afraid Of No Ghost Sign!

Bath is rightfully globally renowned for its glorious Georgian architecture and radiant Bath stone, which to this day still gives onlookers an idea of how the city’s 18th Century streets would have appeared. Look closer, however, past the curved façade of The Royal Crescent and the imperious columns of The Circus, and you will notice

The General Election & The Private Rented Sector

The General Election & The Private Rented Sector

When the United Kingdom goes to the ballot box on the 7th of May, the electorate will cast their votes with a host of prominent issues in mind, but how will your choice of political party impact on Tenants and Landlords in England? The key parties’ manifestos don’t make for the most thrilling reading, so

OnTheMarket

Reside is OnTheMarket (.com)

The launch of OnTheMarket.com on January 26th heralded an important day for the property industry; it saw the arrival of the first genuine rival to the two established property portals, Rightmove and Zoopla. OnTheMarket.com provides the consumer with a cleaner and fresher browsing experience, free from the advertisements, promoted properties and unnecessary information which burden

Reside5 – Plaqueadder Goes Forth!

Reside5 – Plaqueadder Goes Forth!

In this third and final instalment of our ‘Plaque’ trilogy, we return to the lives hidden behind Bath’s historical plaques. Our previous two blogs – Plaque To The Future and The Empire Strikes Plaque – shone a light on ten remarkable lives, from the first White Rajah to a dueling thespian to the pioneer of

Reside5 – The Great Bath Feast

Reside5 – The Great Bath Feast

Such is the passion in Bath for high quality, locally sourced food and drink, the city’s motto should really be ‘Liberty, Equality, Gastronomy’. The Great Bath Feast is a month-long celebration of all things edible, and this year’s event promises to be the biggest, busiest and most filling one yet. From farmers’ markets to cocktail

Bennets to Bonnets: The Reside Guide To All Things Austen

Bennets to Bonnets: The Reside Guide To All Things Austen

Visitors to Bath during September will notice an unusual superfluity of breeches, bonnets and corsets, and a staggering abundance of petticoats, parasols and cravats. For ten days from the 12th of September, hundreds of ‘Janeites’ will flock to Bath in full Regency costume as part of the annual celebrations of the life and work of

Jane Austen’s Bath Home Restored With Sense & Sensibility

Jane Austen’s Bath Home Restored With Sense & Sensibility

She had never seen a place for which nature had done more, or where natural beauty had been so little counteracted by an awkward taste. They were all of them warm in their admiration; and at that moment she felt that to be mistress of Pemberley might be something! Jane Austen, Pride & Prejudice In

Bath Boules

Pétanque: Bath’s Incredi-boules Second Sport

Anyone trying to argue that rugby is not Bath’s sport of choice can expect to incur the wrath of a city proud of a heritage that will be 150 years old next year. However, within drop-kicking distance of The Rec, a second ‘sport’ grips the residents of Bath to such extents that its players can