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 The Children’s Holiday Centre, Mablethorpe Free Valuations with TV Antiques Expert Marc Allum - 6th & 18th Oct, 1st & 15th Nov. Bec Holmes, Jess Moore, Jacki Minor and Harry Harris

Provencal Barbecue Lamb

Why not ditch the kitchen oven and slow roast a leg of lamb in your kettle or kamado barbecue.  Using a “rub” of ingredients from the Provence region such as lavender flowers and rosemary, I personally think this is the ultimate lamb roast. 

Ideal Building and Joinery Services

It’s been an exciting start to the summer for Ideal Building & Joinery Services. As well as commencing several new projects on residential properties across Leicestershire and neighbouring counties they have also been undertaking the installation of a swimming pool for an existing client. 

Harlequin Additions launches its second versatile collection: Zenna

Harlequin Additions is a diffusion line within the comprehensive Harlequin portfolio. Exuding class and charm, Additions was conceived in 2016 to fulfil the need for practical yet attractive fabrics at competitive prices. 

Trees And Hedges To Make Leicestershire Green

Leicestershire County Council has once again teamed up with the Woodland Trust to increase the number of trees and hedges across the county. 

Diversification: Farming's New Frontier?

Whilst farming is often more a way of life than just a job, and one which many would never dream of giving up, more and more arable and pastoral farmland owners are supplementing their income through diversification – expanding horizons both the on farm, and in their careers. 

Perfume & Its Origins

Best Selling Mens Fragrances 1970  Faberge Brut - Leeming Hai Karate - MEM English Leather Shulton Old Spice - Paco Rabanne Pour Homme Shulton Pierre Cardin - Ralph Lauren Polo - Jovan Musk for Men  Best Selling Mens Fragrances 1980 

News from the Farmgate by Milly Fyfe

It’s harvest time! We have had an incredibly dry spring and summer which has meant that the crops are really far forward. Some people are reporting that this is the earliest they have started harvesting in many years.

Leicester Marathon Volunteers Required

People are being encouraged to volunteer at one of the city’s biggest annual events, The Leicester Marathon, fast approaching once again.

Daniel Lambert 13th March 1770 - 21st June 1809

Daniel Lambert was born at his parents' house in Blue Boar Lane, Leicester, on 13th March 1770. At the age of eight he was a keen swimmer, and for much of his life he 

Swithland Flower Show

The hugely popular Swithland Flower and Vegetable Show will, again, be held at the usual venues of The Griffin Inn and Swithland School on Saturday 9th September. The show opens to visitors at 1.30pm.

Endangered Northern white-cheeked Gibbon is born at Twycross Zoo

The world renowned primate centre Twycross Zoo in the East Midlands announced the birth of a northern white-cheeked gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys) which was born at the zoo on Tuesday 18th April 2017 and is the first infant northern white-cheeked gibbon to be born in Europe this year.

Ring of Life

Of all the items of jewellery you’ll ever own, your wedding ring is the most important. A constant companion to your daily life, choosing the right ring can be harder than you think.

The Curious Case of the Wistow Maze

Opens: Wed 19th July - Sun 3rd Sept (daily), then weekends only until Sun 17th Sept.  To mark the 130th anniversary of the first Sherlock Holmes novel, the award-winning Wistow Maze has been designed in the shape of Sherlock himself, complete with deerstalker hat and pipe. 

How Verona Healed My Broken Heart by Molly Hunt

‘Buona notte, bella’, Alissio smiled, shyly. Picking up my empty limoncello shot glass, he opened the dishwasher. I looked at his deep, brown eyes and wished I could have got to know them better. Thanks Groupon Mini-Breaks, I blame you for my failed romance.

Health & lifestyle tips for the menopause

The Menopause Exchange asked its members for health and lifestyle tips on coping with menopausal symptoms. The comments we received covered a wide range of topics, from diet and exercise to hobbies and complementary therapies.

Cat Virus Linked to Prostate Cancer

More than 46,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year in the UK. A parasite spread by cats may be a factor in causing prostate cancer in men. 

Bec Holmes, Jess Moore, Jacki Minor and Harry Harris

On Saturday 4th June, Harry Harris finished his three day press tour in Leicester, for his ground breaking book “The Immortals” - a story on the success of Leicester City in the 15/16 Premier League season. He finished his tour at Marco’s New York Italian at The Grand Hotel. 

Richard Webb ponders how overnight success usually happens after a lifetime of solid effort.