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I'm Emma, editor of Muddy Northamptonshire, here to bring you the quirky, cool and downright unmissable in the area.

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Gotta Have It

The mercury's rising once again, but we have just the thing! Beat the heat in style with one of these pretty yet practical fans

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What’s on this month

Fancy doing something fun? Er, always! Read on for our curated picks of the best things happening near you right now

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Eat

  • In Love With Local: the best farm shops near you

    In Love With Local: the best farm shops near you

    If you’ve vowed never to go back to piling your supermarket trolley sky high and ignoring your local shops, let us help you keep your promise with our pick of the best farm shops in Northants.

Culture

  • Tune in! 6 best things to watch on TV this week

    Tune in! 6 best things to watch on TV this week

    Struggling to fill that Succession-shaped void? We’ve got you covered with Kevin Costner’s epic Yellowstone (AKA your new TV obsession) and more.

Little Black Book

Want to support local? Our curated pick of the most creative, unique and brilliant businesses near you.

Travel

  • Review: Luxe holiday rental at ARC Padstow

    Review: Luxe holiday rental at ARC Padstow

    Looking for a Cornish escape for the whole crew with serious wow-factor? It doesn’t come much more stylish or slick than this reimagined country house in St Issey.

Home

  • BBQ boss! Try this sizzling summer trout recipe

    BBQ boss! Try this sizzling summer trout recipe

    This barbequed sea trout recipe with scorched cherry tomatoes, sweet courgettes and squid ink linguine makes the perfect seasonal supper on a languorous summer’s evening.

    • How to fill your home with summer scents

      How to fill your home with summer scents

      You don’t need to step into a garden to enjoy summer’s heady fragrances – here are 15 ways to enjoy your favourite flower and herb aromas in your living spaces. Breathe it in!

    • 7 of the best bistro sets to buy now

      7 of the best bistro sets to buy now

      The faintest whiff of summer sun and you’ll find us out in the garden, sunnies on and chilled spritz in hand. And to sit at? One of these seven totally chic bistro sets, darling!

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Life

  • Time to split? How to do it, from the break-up queen

    Time to split? How to do it, from the break-up queen

    She’s got a podcast, comedy show, award-winning books and celeb following – Rosie Wilby is the one to listen to if you’re breaking up

  • Kids

    • Things to do with the kids this summer

      Things to do with the kids this summer

      Stuck on what to do with your children for SEVEN whole weeks? Breathe deep, Muddy has you covered with the best bits of Northants and beyond.

    • Where to pick your own in Northants

      Where to pick your own in Northants

      Grab your straw hat and wicker basket: it’s summer in England, which means it’s time to PYO. From sumptuous strawberries to green veg to blooming bouquets, here’s where to pick ’em.

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Fashion

People

  • Can these 7 celebs pull off a moustache?

    Can these 7 celebs pull off a moustache?

    It takes a certain kind of man to pull off a moustache, and Miles Teller’s Rooster in the new Top Gun has got our surprised seal of approval. Time for a game: TO ‘TACHE, OR NOT TO ‘TACHE? Let us know if you agree in the comments!

    • Gotta Have It: 90s legends in Lego

      Gotta Have It: 90s legends in Lego

      Can you guess which nineties girl band is being immortalised in a 578 piece Logo brick set 25 years after their iconic album release? Read on to find out!

    • Muddy meets Sleeper frontwoman Louise Wener

      Muddy meets Sleeper frontwoman Louise Wener

      Zillions of us were copying her gamine hairdo and boyish indie style back in the ’90s and now Sleeper singer and guitarist Louise Wener is back on stage with the band, cooler and more confident than ever.

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

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Weekend Escapes

Making plans? Find your perfect Pub, Inn, Hotel, Café, Restaurant or Bar across the Muddy counties.

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Best Places to Live 2020

The insider’s guide to the Top 200 places to live outside London

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Muddy Stiletto Awards 2022

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Little Black Book

Our A-Z of the grooviest local businesses to help make your life easier

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