Bathroom blues

Perhaps the room most often ‘done up’, after the ‘new kitchen’, is the bathroom. Ours it seems, the legacy of a former owner’s good taste and clever design of some 25 years ago, is soon for the chop.

I wonder why: the taps don’t leak, the toilet still flushes (well, usually) and the shower dispenses copious amounts of hot water. So what’s the problem? ‘Oh dear, where to start?’ my wife protests.

We’re now in the detail planning phase. ‘I’ve always wanted a laundry chute,’ she adds. And so began a web crawl that led to the best advertising copy writing I have seen in ages.

Giving you more time today – the laundry chute way

Take one laundry chute, add generous amounts of laundry… wash down with a cup of coffee

Effortlessly delivering dirty laundry to the washing machine in a single drop – eliminating hassle as well as potential hazard and making more time in your day to enjoy more things you love to do

Because what comes down must go up... choose your perfect laundry partner – choose a LAUNDRY LIFT

Er, I don’t think so. But perhaps our little project might resuscitate Britain’s ailing £90bn construction industry.

Meet the neighbours

In September we welcome new readers in Oaksey, Upper Minety, Minety and Purton Stoke. We welcome your future contributions to Ripples Community Magazine.


We’re celebrating the 1st birthday of Ripples Cricklade and South Cerney edition. We launched in September last year and this is our 11th edition!

We give thanks to Cricklade Town Council, South Cerney and Cerney Wick Parish Council and the Cotswold Water Park Trust who have backed us with their regular contributions; our reporters Jan Furze and Sophie Isles; Ianto, our gardening guru; Teresa Coulson and our enthusiastic deliverers (including the posties in SN6/6); our many contributors; Debbie Hodgson our friendly sales manager; and, of course, our many generous advertisers who make Ripples possible.


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