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  • Gift Guide: For nippers

    Treat the little people! 26 brilliant pressies to wrap under the tree for kids this Christmas.

  • Gift Guide: Tweens & Teens

    Those pesky tweens and teens are a nightmare to buy for - but we think we've nailed it for you! 25 gifts that might even get you more than a grunt of thanks on Christmas Day.

  • Christmas gift guide: for him

    What to buy the man in your life? Hey, easy peasy! Here's our curated 'Best for Blokes', as chosen by Muddy editors across our 22 gorgeous counties.

  • Christmas rapping

    Watch out John Lewis! IKEA's and M&S's Christmas adverts are bonkers and brilliant! Watch, laugh and tell us your favourite.

    • IPads down kids – it’s book time!

      Got kids aged 3 to 11 and want them to escape into a world of pure imagination? Look at these wonderful books by Children's author Anne Stairmand! The Mudlets will LOVE them.

    • What’s on this week

      Mon 3rd-Sun 9th Dec: This week in N'hants is filled with music, movies, mince-pies, and of course a dash of (early) xmas magic.

      • What’s on this weekend

        Fri 7th-Sun 9th Dec: From Christmas food fiestas, fabulous vintage films, and even flying with Peter Pan, this week in N'hants is full of family surprises.

      • 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

      • 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

      • 10 great books for kids

        With October half term holiday on the horizon take some literary inspiration to get the kids imaginations whirring - no batteries required

      • Gotta Have It

        Holly and ivy are SO last year. We're all about these alternative Christmas wreaths, bringing some proper festive ding dong to your front door.

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