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  • The daffs are out, the tulips are bursting through and the blossom will soon be reaching its glorious peak… Whether you have pots to fill, a patio to prettify or acres to tame, it’s time to get those gardening gloves on. Here’s a look at some of our favourite local lawncare experts, garden designers, landscapers and garden centres on hand to help you with your horticultural efforts, plus local gardens to inspire you

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  • This part of the world, once part of the ancient Rockingham Forest, has a very remote feel about it – at times it is easy to image being one of the medieval hunters who frequented these parts, writes Nicholas Rudd-Jones

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  • We are SO delighted to be printing again and we have a fantastic issue of the magazine for you this April. Our Picture of the Month is by Rutland-based artist Angela Harding and called ‘Look Out’. Daffodils, hares, spring weather… all set the mood of the season perfectly!

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  • Two little pigs

    22nd March 2021

    Meet Rosie and Beetle, a pair of pigs belonging to Emma Brown. From the third generation of a farming family, Emma is no stranger to the inevitable lifecycle of agricultural livestock. Yet, there’s no chance of her beloved pigs ending up on her plate, thanks to their charm, intelligence and immense personality

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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. It was selected as a Children’s Book of the Week in The Times and acclaimed in The Bookseller, and it has sparked wonderful reactions in the literary world. Perfect for 8- to 12-year-old adventurers, animal lovers and anyone who loves big-hearted stories, it invites readers to take a magical trip to the Arctic with April and Bear. Clare Rudd-Jones asked Hannah to tell us more…

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  • A sustainable future

    26th February 2021

    Delving deeper into the issue of sustainability, writes Debs Pennell, there are many questions… Why do supermarkets offer so many products with far too much packaging, often in plastics that are non-recyclable? What can I do to help the environment?

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  • Local people: The good life

    29th December 2020

    New allotment holders, Rebecca Downey and family, discovered the joys of getting to grips with their plot during a year of lockdown restrictions in 2020

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  • The current exhibition at Goldmark Gallery in Uppingham, running through January, focusses on the watercolours of the late Robert Dawson. This exhibition marks the gallery having added Dawson’s works to its portfolio of estates of 20th-century British artists

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