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  • On the Waterfront

    The Encore overlooking the River Avon in historic Stratford-upon-Avon has just reopened after a swish complete makeover.

    • Festive afternoon tea

      Time for boozy hot chocolates, lashings of mulled wine and copious amounts of cake which is why we've rounded up the best spots for festive afternoon tea.

    • Christmas drinkies! Time for something new

      Usually face-down in a vat of Baileys throughout December? You can do better than that! Here's our guide to nailing your Christmas drink choices like a pro. Bottoms up!

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  • Hot travel destinations for 2019

    After a hip, holiday destination? We’ve rounded up the best places to visit from once-in-a-lifetime dream destinations to cultural hotspots this year.

    • Muddy’s guide to skiing essentials

      Considering heading out on your first-ever ski holiday? Well before you slalom and schuss, you may want to consider packing these clothing essentials.

    • St Lucia, beyond the beaches

      As the nights draw in and the weather gets bloomin' chilly, Muddy Wilts ed, Joanna heads to sunnier shores for a Caribbean family adventure beyond the beaches.

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  • Something for the little ones

    Our fashion favourite Cos is launching babywear this week – and we’ve gone gaga for it. Behold the cuteness!

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      The really wild show

      On the prowl for this season's hottest print? Leopard is a cult classic given an AW18 reboot. Enter the fashion jungle for Muddy purrrfect picks.

    • Hear me roaaarrrrr!

      If you want to stay warm and chic this season, get your mits on this brilliantly bold new season Marc Cain jumper. Grrrrr!

    • 15 skincare rules from an industry expert

      Want to get serious about skincare? Then listen up! We sat down with skincare expert and super facialist Andrea Simpson who gives us her top tips on what to do and how to do it right!

    • Top 5 hangover saviours

      There's nothing Muddy doesn't know about surviving a hangover. So in the interests of not being mistaken for a dug-up corpse this festive season, behold our five favourite morning after skincare saviours.

  • Wanna work for Muddy?

    Muddy Leicestershire and Rutland is looking for a brilliant intern! Could this be you or someone you know?

    • Worklife need a reboot?

      Job doing your head in? Or maybe it's lack of job that's the problem? Our careers agony aunt...

    • Find your ideal job

      There's more to life than a college education, doncha know. Muddy investigates some excellent...

    • Grace Dieu Manor School

      Muddy says: A friendly but forward-thinking co-ed independent day school taking kids from 12 weeks - 11 yrs, set in 120 acres of lush Leicestershire greenery.

    • Bonfire Bonanza

      Remember, remember...it's not too late to join in with all the Bonfire festivities. Here are the best in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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