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  • We take a look at Market Harborough artist Mikki Longley’s beautiful new painting of Aldeburgh Beach in Suffolk. You can visit Mikki at work as part of Northants Open Studios this September – read on for more details

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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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  • Rutland’s Lord-Lieutenant, Sarah Furness, speaks to Amander Meade about exciting plans to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and how a scheme launched by Her Majesty could change the face of Rutland

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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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  • We take a look at the Oundle Festival of Literature. Live events are being reinstated, which is fantastic news. Here’s a look at what’s on over the next few weeks…

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