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  • BUCKNELL WOODS

    8 brilliant bike rides in Northants

    Seasoned pro or one of the thousands who opted to get on their bikes during lockdown, we've tested some great local rides to give those glutes a workout.

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    What’s on this week in Northants

    All the gear and no idea? Leave it with us, we've got all the latest on what's happening this week in Northants, so slip on your stilettos and skip this way.

  • Carry on Kelmarsh

    What’s on in August in Northants

    No one's more excited than us that summer fun is starting to happen. There's loads going on this August from outdoor cinema to theatre and pop-up food events. Masks on, step this way.

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    5 steps to self care in anxious times

    Lockdown dragging you down? According to a recent survey by the Office for National Statistics, over half of adults in the UK feel anxious as a result of Covid-19. No surprises there. Restrictions might be starting to lift but things are certainly no less worrying for many. Wellness pro Jane Singleton gives us her expert tips for feeling fab.

  • Wild Swimming Northants

    Splash! 8 of the best wild swimming spots

    It's getting hot in here, so take off all your clothes! Now dive into our guide to the best open water swimming locations in Northants and beyond. Just kindly refrain from bombing, running or petting please.

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    6 of the best face coverings from local indie brands

    It's official: face masks are the new Chanel lippy. We've found 6 local brands who are bringing it with the latest must-have accessory so you can look good whilst still keeping those germs under control.

  • HARPOLE-STRAWBS

    What’s on outdoors (yes, really!)

    The time has finally come to put on some real clothes (joggers don't count, sorry) and have some fun in the fresh air - at a social distance, of course.

  • 7 steps to better sleep in lockdown

    You've downed a chamomile tea, ignored your phone for an hour and mentally shoved your 900th sheep over a gate - but still can't get to sleep. Sound familiar? Read on for our guide to getting some Z's during lockdown.

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    10 of the best spring walks near you

    It's National Walking Month! What better way to celebrate than striking out on one of these lovely lockdown-friendly circular walks across the gorgeously bucolic landscapes of Northants?

  • 8 of the best… bras for running

    Running the one thing keeping you sane? Just for you we've rounded up (er, excuse the pun) the best high support running bras - all perfect for your daily exercise hit.

  • The coolest biking gear for lockdown miles

    Unleash your inner cyclista with our roundup of the best kit to wear on your daily cycle. Let's go!

  • couple kissing

    Top tips on love in a Corona climate

    The confinement we're experiencing right now can make even the most rock-solid of relationships creak. Read on for our expert guide on how to keep love (and lust) going.

  • MOOD BOOSTING READS

    Press mute! 10 mood-boosting books

    While it feels like you're starring in a very bad disaster movie right now, turn the volume down on the gloom and read feel-good books only.

  • BADBY WOODS

    The best bluebell walks

    Blooming 'eck! Bluebells are popping up in their billions across Northamptonshire. Here's where to find the best of them on your daily dose of exercise.

  • Gotta Have It

    Planning a garden Easter egg hunt? Better hide this one from the kids - it's the UK's first Cannabis Easter Egg. Ready, steady, munchy!

  • 6 of the best… candle subscriptions

    Ooooh, something smells lovely! These clever candle subscriptions make a thoughtful winter gift (even if it's for yourself - shhhhh, we won't tell).

  • How to be happy in 2019

    New Year, new chance to give yourself a great big shot of positive energy with one of these 28 inspirational ideas.

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