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Life after the City: From office blocks to chimney tops

Monday, June 02, 2014 - 03:31

June 2 - Bob Gliddon worked in insurance for 35 years. After being made redundant, he was determined to change tack. Now a self-employed sweep, business is picking up. And it’s not all dodgy Cockney accents.

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Life after the City: From office blocks to chimney tops

Monday, June 02, 2014 - 03:31