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Refined Running Website Launch

Welcome to Refined Running, an inclusive blog dedicated to improving running technique for individuals of all ages, skill levels, and aspirations. Whether you're an adult seeking to enhance your performance, a young enthusiast taking their first steps in this...

A Summer of Website Rescue – SOS

Summer 2021 seems to be where I discover websites (of course, built by others), where they are so crippled with numerous dangerous set up issues, or poor or no maintenance. One other these companies trades over £300k/month through their website, yet it is so dangerous...

Something to do while we are stuck indoors – Build your own church!

So, this idea has been three months in the making. I thought I'd make a model of our village church. From then it grew into something we were planning to print, and issue to the village for people to make their own church to support the roof repair fund. Well, now,...

If you don’t ask, you don’t get! New website for world class comic Tiff Stevenson

Watching Mock the Week, I really think Tiff is funny - So I googled to see what else she's in. Stumbled across her website, which didnt really work, so I emailed her to offer to fix it.  Well, 4 months later, and her new website is up and running. Enjoy!

Website Security ‘Must Haves’ for 2020

Forty years ago, we barely had computers. Twenty years ago we were worried about the millenium bug. Now with the breaking of the Twenties, the age of cyber attacks is well and truly upon us. With daily attacks breaching major websites, revealing customer details in...

Cotswold Childcare – One page website

Lesley from Puddleducks is branching out. With years of daycare expertise, there is now a big demand for ad hoc childcare services which she is satisfying. Take a look at to see if there is anything that can be done for...

PJG Garden Designs – A Labour of love

We've been running for a few months now. Peter came to me referred by Lyn at Martha's Attic. He had a very clunky old html website to sell his beautiful handmade wrought iron garden ornaments and furniture. Starting as a simple e-commerce site, it quickly became...

Wild Grace launches in Woodstock

Sinead took over Wild Grace in the early new year, and has hit the ground running. Her beautiful flowers, gifts, and cards are stunning. A stunning website was needed to complement these.

Video bringing property rentals to life

I was very lucky to be able to pitch to undertake video tours for a local home rental company. With some very clever tech, and just the right camera set up, these properties really do stand out from those with only images. Here's a sample.......

How lovely! Cherwell DC has put aside some funding to help Bicester businesses modernise their websites, and create mobile friendly websites.

£150 is available to OX26 businesses on successful application, as long as they match the funding themselves.

To celebrate this, I am offering a mobile-friendly website, with a responsive design (for mobile display) to the first 5 local businesses to gain this grant for the £300 required to get their site going (i.e. £150 funding, matched by you with £150). This will get your business off the ground on the web for a small investment. Go for it!

Apply Here

Here’s the link to the grant scheme application.

A few terms:

  • The website will use WordPress, with a design styling to match your business, and include your logo.
  • You will get a single email address with the domain suffix.
  • The offer is for a new website, not upgrades.
  • Unlimited pages, news pages, blog
  • Social media links
  • You must also pay for: Domain registration (£7-10/year), hosting (£25-£70/year), and any images required.
  • You provide content for the site. We’ll provide training in editing & maximising the site.
  • Offer valid until 30th June 2014

Additional features can be quoted for. See the ‘what you get’ image to the right of this page.