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  • Xmas trees Northants

    Fir Real! The best places in Northants to get your tree this year

    27 Nov 2020

    Spruce or Fir? If only the real thing will do (goes without saying darling), here’s our discerning selection of places in Northants to nab yourself a Nordmann.

  • NORTHANTS BRIDLEWAY

    Winter walks with cosy coffee stops

    26 Nov 2020

    With cafes opening back up again post Lockdown, we’ve picked 8 of our favourite Northants coffee and cake stops to round off a brisk wintry walk.

  • OXSWOT

    Need a private tutor? Muddy reviews OXSWOT

    25 Nov 2020

    If a rollercoaster year has left your kids floundering academically, this Oxford-based private tutoring service could get them back on track (I should know, my son played guinea pig).

  • CHRISTMAS CHRONICLES

    Muddy’s TV guide: 9 new watches this week

    Bored? Not any more! Here are our top picks for new TV shows and films hitting the small screen this week. Popcorn at the ready…

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    Muddy gets a liver detox with Ironstone Wellbeing

    24 Nov 2020

    If you haven’t overindulged this year we salute you. From swigging rosé as soon as homeschool’s over to piling on the Corona rolls because there’s nothing to do but eat, we can all forgive ourselves for succumbing. But if you’re ready to give 2021 a healthy kickstart, how about a liver cleanse?

  • XMAS BOOK PICKS

    New books to give (or keep) this Christmas

    23 Nov 2020

    A well-chosen book makes the best gift, but we’re sacking off the online giants this festive season to give our local independent bookshop the love it deserves. Here are the top picks for your loved ones from The Oundle Bookshop.

  • BEDFORD GIRLS

    Bedford Girls’ School, Bedford

    20 Nov 2020

    This independent school for girls age 7-18 is a truly refreshing environment, with outstanding facilities, where girls can try everything, take responsibility for their choices and feel completely confident in their own skin.

  • Spratton Hall Day prep northants

    Spratton Hall

    19 Nov 2020

    Muddy says: A caring, creative and forward-thinking co-educational day prep school for children aged 4-13, based in 50 acres of Northamptonshire’s beautiful countryside.

  • Dolly Christmas

    What’s on the box? 11 new TV shows and films this week

    Nowhere to go and nothing to see? Au contraire – snuggle down on the sofa and transport yourself with the best new watches of the week.

  • IRONSTONE

    Ironstone Wellbeing Centre, Kettering

    18 Nov 2020

    Muddy says: At the heart of the Northants wellbeing landscape, Ironstone offers Hot Yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi, Mindfulness and Nutrition and the cafe serves a divine vegan carrot cake.

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