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  • A new year begins, and science continues its fight against the ravages of the pandemic. One feature of this dark time, writes Caroline Aston, has been the countless acts of kindness that have brought comfort to so many. The history of virtually every city, town and village in the country records the foundation of charities dedicated to alleviating and improving the lot of the less fortunate

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  • When the Burrows family moved to a house with a larger garden, Charlie (12) and William (9) wasted no time in assembling a flock of assorted birds, which provide the family and some of their lucky neighbours with delicious, free-range eggs. The boys tell Amander Meade why chickens make great pets

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  • Burghley House

    23rd December 2020

    Burghley Park is a brilliant place to walk in the winter months, with its hard surfaces and tranquil atmosphere. In this picture, Burghley House looks almost oriental through the mist….

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  • Local fashion: ever so cosy!

    30th November 2020

    Stylist Sally Stillingfleet looks at cosy chic… a snuggly jumper, casual ‘slow’ trousers, easy pieces to wear with slippers. Perfect for the current climate!

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  • Local chefs at Christmas

    30th November 2020

    Debs Pennell caught up with a few of our local food heroes to find out what they prepare for their own Christmas table. Interestingly, not everyone plumps for the traditional turkey!

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  • Local pets: Little donkeys

    26th November 2020

    Amander Meade meets Daphne and John, pet donkeys belonging to the Ball family and two of the most popular residents of Rutland Farm Park in Oakham

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