John’s not given up shaving- it’s Movember!

This month is Movember- the month formally known as November! Every November 1st, hundreds of thousands of clean shaven chaps sign up to grow a moustache to raise awareness of male health issues, and specifically prostate cancer. This year I’ve signed up too; never having had a moustache (but having plenty of good ginger Celtic ancestry) I’m looking forward to …

The Devon Coast to Coast Race

As some of you know, I’m off to Devon Friday afternoon for the Devon Coast to Coast race. Assuming I can get the technology to work (doubtful!) you should be able to keep an eye on me here: http://www.spearessports.co.uk/dispnews.php?id=119

20% off for new clients

We run lots of money saving monthly offers through the year for our clients, and it’s about time we did something for new clients! Until the end of December 2011 we will give you 20% off your first invoice with us on presentation of the coupon in the Banbury Guardian, or by printing out the coupon below: Click here to …

Speares Sports

As you might know, I’m a keen runner- not fast but stubborn! Some of you may hear of events I’ve been up to, so here’s a link to the club I’m a member of; plenty of write ups of races we get up to: http://spearessports.co.uk/ We’re always on the look out for new members- if you know anyone interested point …

How Green is your Business, and is HS2 really the future?

We’re lucky here at the surgery – out of eight members of staff, six walk or cycle to work every day, and Emma’s working on moving closer so maybe we’ll see her on her bike fairly soon! We’ve not got solar but are good candidates as we have a large roof area (if you have any experience of solar installations …

Get well soon Emma

Some of you may have noticed the absence of Emma for the last couple of weeks. Well we’re glad to say she’s safe and well recovering from a major (unplanned!) operation. Hopefully, she’ll be back at the surgery within the next couple of weeks. I’m sure you’ll want to add your best wishes to ours – get well soon Emma!

Hello and welcome…

…to the first post on our brand spanking new Mansion Hill blog. It’s written by me, John Taylor – principal and owner (along with my lovely wife Angela) of the practice – and it promises to be an insight into being a vet, how (not) to run a small business, a forum for some of the more popular questions I …

John comes third in the Three Peaks Yacht Race

Download a PDF and see pictures! Thank you to all who sponsored John! A massive £603.03 was pledged, of which £503.03 has now been received. The money has been passed on to local animal charity, NANNA – all thanks to YOUR generosity. Read on to find out what happened in the race… John’s race report : After nearly two years …