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  • Part of the parrot family, cockatiels are gentle, affectionate pets. Amander Meade visited Harry and his owner, David Howley, to find out more

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  • Delightful dahlias

    3rd August 2021

    For an injection of late-summer colour in the garden, you really can’t beat a dahlia. They come in all shapes and sizes, from pom pom to dinner plate, and are no longer written off as granny’s favourite. We love them…

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  • Mr & Mrs Clarke

    3rd August 2021

    Nicholas Rudd-Jones met Vicky Floros, who runs the Mr & Mrs Clarke estate agency in Stamford & Rutland, to discuss her very personalised approach to selling your most prized possession

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  • Bushcraft

    3rd August 2021

    If you think about bushcraft, you might envisage Ray Mears or Bear Grylls eating bugs in the jungle and wrestling desert snakes. But survival in the wild can be a lot closer to home. While you may not need the skills to endure wading in Arctic waters, Louise Goss finds out that there’s a lot that we can learn from living wild in the local woods

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  • Outdoor living

    21st June 2021

    With so much in the garden coming into bloom 3 to 4 weeks later than normal, due to the unusually chilly spring, the great green outdoors is looking incredible right now. Thankfully, June has been lovely and warm, and plants such as peonies, poppies and roses are now out in all their glory; sweet peas are flowering too, with dahlias gaining in stature day by day

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  • The Chubby Castor

    21st June 2021

    Nicholas Rudd-Jones went to catch up with Chef Patron, Adebola Adeshina, at The Chubby Castor near Peterborough

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  • Summer lights

    21st June 2021

    Lumison Lighting is an independent lighting design consultancy run by James and Pippa Morrison from their showroom base in Oakham. Highly sought after to consult on lighting projects throughout the UK and beyond, the couple share their thoughts on lighting trends, outdoor options and planning with Amander Meade

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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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  • Local food: sandwiches

    30th April 2021

    In May we celebrate British Sandwich Week (17–23 May). Debs Pennell discusses the origins of this staple meal and gets some tips from local chefs and delis on how to create the ‘ultimate’ deli-style sandwich

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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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