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Hi we have brought a plot of land next to our own house. We
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the bidet (which is 19 years old) in the house we let devolped
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Hi, I am from Glasgow Scotland so my question I presume comes
Hi, I am from Glasgow Scotland so my question I presume comes under Scottish Law. I have presently, builders in digging drainage ditches around my property to take away excess water from my property w… read more
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