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  • Woolfox Lifestyle

    21st November 2022

    Woolfox has been re-born as a very exclusive lifestyle experience and it’s awesomely impressive from the moment you arrive. Nicholas Rudd-Jones went to take a look around

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  • Stamford Sings!

    21st November 2022

    Dynamic, inspirational and with an enviable confidence that belies her youth, Brooke Peverell runs Stamford Sings, a weekly choir for women who come together to learn a wide range of music in a driven but supportive environment. Under Brooke’s passionate leadership, the weekly sessions enable members of the choir to develop vocally and musically, and to enjoy the many benefits that belonging to a music group such as this provides – from precious ‘me’ time and improved posture to the buzz of working as a harmonious team

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  • The beautiful cheese that adorns most Christmas tables across Britain is made right here on our doorstep. Billy Kevan, CEO at Colston Bassett Dairy, talks to Rebecca Jordan at the very busiest time of year

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  • Belvoir at Christmas

    21st November 2022

    This Christmas, the beautiful Regency castle has been transformed into an immersive experience bringing the rags-to-riches fable of Cinderella to life. Created by award-winning interior designer Charlotte Lloyd-Webber of CLW Event Design, the extravaganza includes a winding walk lit by twinkling lights up to the hilltop fairytale castle, a showstopping presentation featuring bespoke figurines dressed in handmade ballgowns, a life-size gold carriage and a white wedding. For young visitors to the extravaganza, there’s also the opportunity to book tickets to see Santa in his Grotto

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  • Love your guts!

    24th October 2022

    Naturopathic nutritionist Louise Cunliffe, who works at The Broad Street Practice in Stamford, is particularly interested in gut health. Here, she explains here why good gut health is key to general well being

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  • Natural Structures creates beautiful buildings with a contemporary twist that are lovingly and meticulously designed and crafted to create your ideal home. Nicholas Rudd-Jones met with founder, Simon Lewington, at the company’s headquarters in Tur Langton to discuss how he achieves this

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  • Musical theatre and TV legend Paul Nicholas leads a stellar cast in a brand new production of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, opening at Curve, Leicester, on November 22. Amander Meade spoke to Paul about his role in this joyous comedy, which tells the story of a group of British retirees as they embark on a new life in India

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  • Sing for Life 2022

    27th June 2022

    Launching in September, Sing for Life will sign up 40-plus local women to take part in a 10-week pop-up singing project, working towards a live performance at The Cresset this November, supporting charity partner Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice. Participants will learn to sing, meet new people, perform live on stage and raise money for this much-loved local charity – what’s not to like?

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  • In February 2022, Hambleton Hall near Oakham was awarded a Michelin star for the 40th consecutive year – the longest-retained Michelin star in Britain. This is an outstanding achievement. Perhaps even more remarkable is Hambleton Hall’s unique talent for finding, developing and unleashing talent. Great Food Club’s Matt Wright tells us more…

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  • Woolroom

    21st March 2022

    These are exciting times for Rutland-based company woolroom. Recent achievements include a world exclusive product launch and Rutland’s first Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade. Amander Meade speaks with the firm’s Managing Director, Chris Tattersall

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  • Taylor & Tails

    21st February 2022

    Stamford firm Taylor & Tails recently launched their own range of luxury dog beds, which are ethically and sustainably produced at a highly competitive price point. Editor Clare Rudd-Jones went to meet them to find out more

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  • Local food: The Blonde Beet

    24th January 2022

    ‘Stamford Green Quarter’, at 7 St Paul’s Street, is home to The Blonde Beet, Stamford’s first plant-based eaterie, which has a genuine focus on sourcing ingredients seasonally, ethically, sustainably and locally. Clare and Nicholas Rudd-Jones went along to sample the Friday night bistro menu and were hugely impressed by the whole experience

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  • Escape to The Lake Isle

    1st November 2021

    The Lake Isle truly came of age this year, reaching its 21-year milestone under the superb ownership of Richard and Janine Burton. Nicholas and Clare Rudd-Jones paid a lunchtime visit

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  • Guinea pigs

    21st June 2021

    Jane Evans is Vice Chair of The Welland Valley Cavy Club and offers her advice around keeping these adorable, sociable rodents as pets

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  • Stamford author Hannah Gold’s enchanting novel ‘The Last Bear’, featuring beautiful illustrations by Kate Greenaway Medal winner Levi Pinfold, was published in February this year and has created quite a buzz. Clare Rudd-Jones asked Hannah to tell us more…

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