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The current Redbrik website is having a makeover and we will be launching our brand new website in early 2018.
The new website has been in development for the last six months and we have worked hard to ensure that the changes we have made will allow us to continually re ect the no jargon, fuss free ethos we endeavour to deliver at Redbrik.
The new site will be more interactive, feature a dedicated New Homes section, and an enhanced letting o er. There’s also a more personal feel with more detail on our o ces and sta  members.
Redbrik’s new website will out this year
We have also taken the leg work out of property searching by having handy area guides to browse and property suggestions tailored to match your needs as well as useful information such as school data and a broadband checker.
Director Mark Ross, said: “At Redbrik we never like to stand still, and we are constantly evolving in every area of the business. Our website is an important tool for us and our customers and the changes we have made will certainly make it more user friendly and informative.
“With the new interactive features, we hope we have created a one-stop-shop for anyone looking for a property within She eld and Chester eld and are excited to receive the feedback once it has been launched.”
Team Redbrik raised £6,500 for charity, from left to right; Tracey Gurney, Peter Lee, Lindsey Holdsworth, Mark Ross, Ross Bateman and Michael Parry
Just under 1,000 people took to the streets of Chester eld to take part in the Redbrik Chester eld Half Marathon and the Peak FM Fun Run to raise money for their chosen charities.
A local runner was the  rst person to cross the  nish line in the big race and
was one of a number from the region to triumph in the race.
Charlie Baker, a member of Hallamshire Harriers running club, crossed the line with an impressive time of 1:18:52. Runner-up John Sanderson from North Derbyshire Running Club clocked a
A historic home once belonging to a famous explorer is currently on sale with our Chester eld o ce.
Built more than 400 years ago, Overton Hall East Wing was once the homestead of Sir Joseph Banks, who was known to have sailed
with Captain James Cook on the Endeavour and discovered Australia.
Set in a beautiful countryside setting, the property once belonged to the uncle of Sir Joseph Banks until he inherited it and it became his yearly summer/autumn residence where it stayed in family ownership until 1918.
The Hall then came out of family ownership and has been utilised in
a number of ways, including a short period as a boys’ school during World
War II and a private home for the elderly.
In 1997, the Hall was split into two private residences – the East Wing and the West Wing – and current owners Russ and Shelley Chapman have lived there ever since.
Shelley said: “Overton Hall is such a wonderful property and you can almost feel the history in the walls.
“It is a privilege to live here surrounded by so many historical features, including the original stone steps that we discovered in the garden. You can just imagine all of those who have walked on them – it really is a place steeped in history.
“When we  rst bought the property,

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