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Mar 11
EnglishPoint Marina Newsletter (February 2014)

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Finally, in February, the planks for the Boardwalk and Pool deck arrived at EnglishPoint Marina. Each plank is nearly 20 feet long, the length of the containers in which they arrived. Now the work of laying the planks on the concrete substructures of the Boardwalk as well as the pool deck will begin. In keeping […]

Feb 05
Property developer Citu backs ‘Cold Homes Week’

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We need to address the root causes of the problem: our over-dependence on energy for our badly insulated homes. Chris Thompson, a director at the Yorkshire-based property developer Citu, says that the energy price debate has become too fixated on the price of our energy bills at the expense of addressing the root of the […]

Jan 30
Work starts on UK’s biggest Passive House development

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Work has begun to build the UK’s largest development of energy efficient and virtually air tight homes in the UK, which will help home-owners, reduce their energy bills and cut carbon emissions by up to 90%. Little Kelham, at Kelham Island in the heart of Sheffield will offer 107 Passive Houses built by award winning […]

Mar 28
EnglishPoint Marina Newsletter (February & March 2013)

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The big news of the season is that we Kenyans went to the polls on March 4th. We now have a new government working under a new constitution. Kenya is ready and well positioned to move forward into the next era! Meanwhile, at EnglishPoint Marina, February and March were busy months… The Directors first travelled […]

Jan 15
EnglishPoint Marina Newsletter (December 2012)

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December was a short month at EnglishPoint Marina. Most of the 400+ construction crew went away for the Christmas holidays and to bring in the New Year. Some amazing aerial pictures of EnglishPoint Marina and Mombasa Old Town taken towards the end of 2012:           Now that we are all back […]

Oct 19
AlmaVerde Village & Spa wins Gold award for Best Eco Development in 2012

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AlmaVerde Village & Spa received the highest Gold award for Best Eco Development in the 2012 OPP Awards for Excellence. This is the third successive year in which AlmaVerde Village & Spa has won this prestigious award. The awards were presented on 10th October at a Gala Dinner in the City of London on the […]