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Monday, December 22, 2014

Unsure what to get the art-lover this Christmas? Here’s our choice for some inspiration

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Chipping Campden's annual firework display

Chipping Campden’s annual firework display organised by St James Primary School PTFA, will be on Wednesday, November 5 at the recreation ground.

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Monday, October 13, 2014
Cheltenham Literature Festival 2014

Latest entry: Katie Jarvis listened to the glamorous Victoria Hislop discuss her latest novel at The Cheltenham Literature Festival. ‘The Sunrise’ is set in Famagusta, a now-derelict city that has long been a source of tension between the people of Greece and Turkey. As Hislop explained on stage, merely writing about the place is a diplomatic nightmare...

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Hawkwood College, near Stroud, Gloucestershire

Candia McKormack visits the nurturing environment of 19th-century Hawkwood College

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Friday, August 15, 2014
The Granary, National Garden Scheme

The Granary, an enchantiny secret garden alongside the Oxford Canal is opening to the public this August Bank Holiday

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Walks

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Inspire ramblers and hikers to get up and go with our favourite Christmas presents for people who love the outdoors.

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Christmas

Restaurant Reviews

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Tweedy the Clown? Starring in The Dock Brief, by John Mortimer? Is this legal? asks Katie Jarvis.

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Adam Gillen as Ben, and Olivia Hallinan as Lotty, in Lotty's War, Cheltenham Everyman

If you want to see a superb piece of theatre, then catch Lotty’s War at Cheltenham Everyman, running until Saturday, October 18

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Monday, September 15, 2014
Goats' cheese salad with cherry tomatoes and sesame brittle

Cheek by jowl with Stroud Farmers’ Market sits the town’s latest restaurant, which is founded on food and friendship

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Gardens

Monday, March 16, 2015

Get switched on, improve security and bring your garden to life in a few easy steps

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The perfect gift for garden lovers

Looking for festive gifts for garden enthusiasts? We’ve rounded up our favourite presents for gardeners to help you get started with your Christmas shopping.

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Christmas
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
A blue tit feeding during the winter months

Promotional feature: As the colder weather approaches, spare a thought for the wild birds in your garden. CJ Wildlife offer some tips on how you can help them survive the winter.

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Monday, September 29, 2014

The Royal British Legion is calling on the public to plant a living legacy for those who fought and died in the First World War as part of its Centenary commemorations. Working in partnership with Ashridge Nurseries on a project called Centenary Gardens, the Legion aims to keep the memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the First World War alive for future generations.

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Events

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

CLIC Sargent’s 10-day ‘Get in Character’ eBay auction is expected to raise thousands of pounds for children and young people with cancer. Crime-writer and regular Cotswold Life columnist Clare Mackintosh is offering fans the opportunity to have their name appear in a forthcoming novel.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Novelist and writer Caroline Sandon at Oxford Literary Festival, Christchurch College, 2014. PHOTOGRAPHY: Geraint Lewis

Author Caroline Sandon returns from the Times of Mumbai Literary Festival with memories of something ‘unique and extremely special’

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Monday, February 16, 2015
The Rooftop Theatre rehearsing Henry V

The Rooftop Theatre are bringing the celebrated Shakespeare play Henry V to Ludlow, with a few twists

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Reindeers at Blists Hill

This Christmas join the residents at Blists Hill Victorian Town as they get in to the festive spirit

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Monday, November 10, 2014
Apley Farm Shop decorations for Christmas

Apley Farm Shop near Bridgnorth will be holding its annual Food & Drinks Fair on Advent Sunday, November 30, during which a range of food and drink will be offered by some of Shropshire finest producers

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Recipes

Friday, March 13, 2015

Evelyn Curtis offers up a selection of recipes ideal for March, including lamb in lemon sauce, pineapple meringue, fruity tea loaf and rock cakes

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Eggs Benedict

Rose Norman, co-founder of vintage-inspired Herefordshire company Betty Twyford, offers up a recipe for cooking Eggs Benedict using your AGA

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Thursday, February 12, 2015
Evelyn's Streusel Tart

Evelyn Curtis offers up some more recipes to ward off the chill, including Irish stew, bacon and cider hotpot and rhubarb and strawberry tart

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Interiors

Friday, April 10, 2015

Great British Life is offering a beautiful double bedding set worth £165 to a lucky reader.

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Sunday, December 7, 2014
Secret Santa gifts

Just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean you have to compromise on quality of gifts this Christmas.

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Christmas
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Pawpost delivery

Our favourite Christmas gifts for both animal loving friends and their furry four legged pets.

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Christmas
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Christmas blooms

Whether you want to buy something for the home, a hostess gift or just want to treat yourself this Christmas, we’ve rounded up our favourite presents.

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Christmas
Saturday, November 29, 2014
Festive treats for your home

Light some scented candles, start the fire, hang the decorations, then take a seat and enjoy Christmas in your home.

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Christmas

Celebrity Interviews

Thursday, January 15, 2015

‘Where is the line between sanity and insanity?’ Professor Tanya Byron asks in her fascinating book, The Skeleton Cupboard. Wherever it’s drawn, there’s insanity in how we’re currently treating our children and young people, she tells Katie Jarvis.

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
John Gordon Sinclair and James Lance in 'Perfect Nonsense'

Direct from the West End, adapted from the works of PG Wodehouse by The Goodale Brothers, and directed by Sean Foley.

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Michael Mosley

Dr Michael Mosley is the medical journalist who brought the fast-diet phenomenon to the world’s attention. 
Katie Jarvis talked to him over a cup of tea, with no cake

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