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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

Aston Martin announces Vanquish Zagato Volante at Pebble Beach

To accompany the North American debut of the Vanquish Zagato Coupe at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Aston Martin is proud to announce a striking partner for this very special car; the Vanquish Zagato Volante. 

Hints & Tips For December/January by David Greaves

A spot of gardening, even on the coldest and greyest of days, will lift your spirits, and warm you up!  The shorter days also make it more difficult for gardening as the daylight hours but there are still may jobs to continue with in the winter months 

The City Rooms Celebrate their 10th Birthday

The City Rooms marked its tenth anniversary on Friday 16th September, around 100 friends, suppliers and clients attended a party at the Leicester City Venue to celebrate. 

Montagu's Bespoke Kitchens and Interiors

Montagu’s are designers and manufacturers of traditional and contemporary interiors. Specialising in a truly bespoke service they can transform any area of a home into something wonderfully unique.

Rules of Engagement

An engagement or betrothal, is a promise to wed, and also the period of time between a marriage proposal and a marriage. During this period, a couple is said to be betrothed, ‘intended’, affianced, engaged to be married, or simply engaged. 

New Charity provides Care Funding for Leicestershire

A new Charity, known as the Blanche Sargeaunt Foundation, has been established with the purpose of contributing to the cost of providing a Live In Carer for those living in the Leicestershire (or within a 10 mile radius of the county boundary) 

Famous Heroines - Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman with rescued Slaves

‘There was one of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other.’

Sweet Poison

Our love affair with sugar is addictive, debilitating but utterly delicious and we can't resist the lure of a sugary treat. Our expanding waistlines and deteriorating health lies in one culprit - sugar! 

Visitor Centre celebrates Sandford Award for Heritage Education

The new academic year at the King Richard III Visitor Centre has got underway with some great news for the learning team at the award-winning city centre attraction.  Following two detailed assessments earlier in the year, the Visitor Centre has received a Sandford Award for Heritage Education. 

Clarkes - The Fourth Generation

Congratulations to Harry Clarke, for passing his NVQ level 2 for proficiency in meat and poultry.

Elizabeth Stanhope Interiors Raising Funds for Warning Zone

In September, Elizabeth Stanhope, from their beautiful interior design showroom in the heart of Oakham, held a raffle which was drawn by the High Sheriff of Rutland to raise funds for Warning Zone in Leicester which is a unique, interactive learning experience, teaching life-skills to children and

For the Love of Life

Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital gets patients back on their feet faster thanks to zero waiting lists on self-pay treatments.

Even the Police are victims of crime by PC Rob Cross

I never anticipated starting this article as a victim of crime. It’s no secret that the marked police Land Rover Defenderthat is based at Market Bosworth police station had all its doors and the bonnet stolen while it was parked outside the police station.

Butternut Squash, Turkey and Stilton Quiche

This is a really good way to use up Christmas leftovers, a great lunch or supper dish served with salad. Product: Pyrex quiche dish Serves: 6 Cooking time: 30 minutes  Ingredients:  250g butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1-2cm cubes 

The Prince of Poisoners, William Palmer

Born in Rugeley, Staffordshire, on 6th August 1824 William Palmer was the sixth of eight children to Sarah and Joseph Palmer. His father worked as a sawyer, and died when William was 12 years old, leaving Sarah with a legacy of some £70,000. 

Feed the Birds

Now the Autumn nights are drawing in and winter is almost upon us, spare a thought for the birds in your garden. 

The Grey Goose offers a contemporary and modern experience for both dining and drinking, and is open seven days a week. Owners Shaun and Martin, who took the establishment over in March 2015 have certainly gained a reputation for excellence.

In the last few weeks we have managed to construct a poly tunnel in the farm garden. We purchased it online for a real bargain and it was swiftly delivered in flat pack style.