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Expensive postcode, super cheap rent: Become a live-in property guardian

Expensive postcode, super cheap rent: Become a live-in property guardian

Living on the cheap in London does not usually equal comfort and style. But for very little sums, or even for free, you can become a caretaker of a landmark property.

Christmas Shopping Online: Bargains and Savings

Christmas Shopping Online: Bargains and Savings

The First Pint has compiled a list of money-saving websites – perfect for a bit of last-minute Christmas shopping!

Hair today, gone tomorrow!

Hair today, gone tomorrow!

Our intrepid reporter, Rijuta Dey, investigates the phenomenon that is…A cheap haircut in central London!!

Why buy when you can Freecycle?

Why buy when you can Freecycle?

Why bother paying for that bookcase when you can find one for free? Freecycle uses the web to connect those giving away extra stuff to those looking for extra stuff – and everything’s a nice £0.

Watching TV for free in London

Watching TV for free in London

Despite what their American cousins will say, the UK is actually home to great TV. However most of the times it is hid behind a paywall or licence fee. Rijuta Dey analyses the ways you can watch TV for free and legally.

An ode to…Charity Shops

An ode to…Charity Shops

Kick-starting Cheapside’s new ‘An ode to…’ series, our editor Aoife Yourell’s paean to second-hand treasures.