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  • Staycation or wknd break? 10 beautiful Norfolk beaches

    We live soooooo far from the sea, it’s my only little gripe about our fair Shire. But when we do get out East, to Norfolk in particular, what a choice we do have! With over 30 beaches in North and East Norfolk alone, it’s a nice dilemma to have. And despite the deluge of rain […]

  • London calling!

    Love the idea of going into London but find it all just a leetle bit daunting? Make life easy on yourself with our Top 10 tips on how to have a cracking time in the city this Summer.

  • 14 pretty perfect picnic spots in Northants…

    It's time to dig out the wicker basket and fill it with al fresco goodies. Northamptonshire has some fantastic picnic gems which are mostly kid friendly (but big enough to not be near them, should you prefer ; )

  • Christmas in the West End

    Shows, panto, ballet, musicals, even a bit of puppetry ...check out our pick of the West End this holiday season

  • Cheltenham, here we come!

    Ready for the races, peeps? Here's our guide to all that's in store at The November Meeting - it's gonna be a buzzing weekend!

  • Sloping off to ski school

    Duck season? Wabbit season? Nope, it's Ski season so it's time to dust off those salopettes and head to, er, Hemel Hempstead

    • 12 cosy pubs to visit in January

      Local cosy Pubs. They're not just for Christmas, but if you're looking for seasonal fayre and great hospitality then here are 12 of the best

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