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  • Bonkers baubles for your Christmas tree

    Forget subtle sparkle and colour co-ordination - this year we're embracing kitsch and dressing our Christmas trees with the most bonkers baubles we can find! Which is your favourite?

  • 5 cracking Christmas DIY wreath kits to order now

    These local florists are offering DIY Christmas wreath-making kits to order so you can still dress your door with as much festive fabulousness as you want.

  • 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.

  • Awesome autumn walks with a pub

    Is there anything better than a beautiful Autumnal walk that ends in a pub lunch? Stroll and scoff your way across Leicestershire and Rutland.

  • Autumn’s comfiest fashion trendg

    With luxe fabrics, funky designs and cool silhouettes, cardigans have never been cooler. Here are seven of our favourite online buys to add to your autumn wardrobe.

  • New season jumpsuits to buy now

    Chic, comfy and transitional - the jumpsuit is a must-have staple in your summer/autumn wardrobe. Shall we go shopping?

  • Wicker basket packed? 14 best picnic spots

    I'm heading off to Rutland and Leicestershire's 14 top picnic spots to scoff some scotch eggs. Who's with me?

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    Wear the rainbow (and find gold)

    The weather’s been pants, but we're giving Joseph and his technicolour dream coat a run for his money with the best rainbow brights. Prepare to be dazzled.

  • Get up and get out – where to go post lockdown!

    As lockdown is slowly easing, it’s the best time to soak up the summer and explore your local hood – make the most of your local countryside and head to places you’ve heard about but never been to. Here’s a few suggestions to get you started. Yew Trees Avenue, Rutland The fascinating yet tranquil Yew […]

  • Sunglasses to suit your face shape

    The weather’s perked up – time for new sunnies! We have you covered with our guide to the hottest frames to suit your face shape this summer.  Just don’t sit on them.  Round As a rule of thumb, sunnies that are the opposite shape to your face will probably suit you best. A round face […]

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