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  • Cosy treats for dark days

    It's cold, drizzly and dark at 5pm so it's time to up the comfort factor with these must-have items for days indoors, including plenty of opportunities to #supportlocal.

  • Light it up! 42 cool indie candle brands

    The arrival of autumn means darker evenings snuggled indoors by candlelight. Looking for a new scent? Try one of these gorgeous indie candle brands from across the Muddy counties.

  • SEPTEMBER NEWSFLASH!

    Pumpkin patches and drive-in pantos no, not a fairytale, but the hottest gossip in Leicestershire and Rutland!

  • Have you heard the hot gossip?

    Sound the trumpets! Now that life is (slowly) going back to normal, there's finally gossip again! Here's the latest news for all you movers and shakers out there including lots of hot new foodie news and an intimate outdoors fest.

  • Boredom buster! 8 summer day trips

    Fancy hopping out of county for the afternoon? Pack a picnic, bundle the kids in the car and head off to one of these family fun sites for the day.

  • 7 free things to do this month

    Light of pocket but still pumped for fun? Squeeze it out over the last few weeks of summer right here with a local festival and a new LEGO exhibition for the kiddies.

  • 10 books for younger kids

    Kids have had a lot on their plates: no school, no play dates, and slim chance of a summer of fun in the sun. Here's 10 great book for ages 5-8 to create a fictional escape route from the madness.

  • Summer holidays: 32 things to do with kids

    It's been four long months with the kids at home - and now the summer holidays are here. Step away from the gin and read on for 32 great ideas on things to do with kids and teens.

  • Brilliant throwback films to enjoy with the kids

    24 throwback films to watch with your kids.

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    How to feel happy and healthy this year

    Expert tips on how to boost your mental health and happiness and get you raring to go in 2020.

  • Veganuary 2020: How to live the plant life locally

    From beauty to beer, we've hunted out the best vegan-friendly places across Leics and Rutland.

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