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Friday, January 13, 2017
Stroud Wassail

The word ‘wassail’ comes from the Anglo¬Saxon greeting Wæs þu hæl (‘be in good health’), to which the correct response is of course Drinc hæl. As drinking toasts go, preferable to ‘cheers’, I think.

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Tweedy the Clown in Everyman Theatre's Sleeping Beauty

We love nothing better at this time of year than spending some time clowning around with Tweedy…

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Friday, September 30, 2016
The sun sets over Sidmouth beach

Want a quick break from the Cotswolds, without spending half a day on the motorway or wedged into a seat on a cattle-class flight? A quick jaunt down the M5 and you too could be jumping the waves on a Devon beach

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Reece Shearsmith and Ken Stott in The Dresser. Photo by Hugo Glendinning

Candia McKormack experiences the extreme highs and lows of an astonishing comedy with a dark – but warm – heart at Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre

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Monday, September 26, 2016
Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith in The Dresser

Reece Shearsmith and Ken Stott are starring in The Dresser at Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre, from Sept 27 to Oct 1, 2016

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016
An orangery lets light into this beautiful Cotswold home

There is so much availability on the market for windows and door manufacturers with a variety of materials, the thought of replacing them can be nerve racking to say the least. These top tips will help to ensure the company you choose will produce a good job at a realistic rate

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Friday, September 11, 2015
Bianca Elgar

Bianca Elgar is a luxury collection of high quality silk scarves, garments and accessories to treasure for a lifetime

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Thursday, August 6, 2015
Lower Slaughter, a typical Cotswold village / Photo credit: Justine Kibler

Experience the beauty of rolling English countryside, quaint limestone villages, stunning stately homes and imposing castles by visiting the Cotswolds. But there’s more to do than just relax in this beautiful region of south England.

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Monday, August 3, 2015
Nanas Foods Japan Limited

Hearty Japanese Food from the Heart of England

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Monday, July 27, 2015
This multi-purpose building provides a double garage and premises for a small business with self-contained living space above.

Sylva Group tells how its timber frame building provides dedicated work premises as well as additional living accommodation, giving a young family more space to work, rest and play at their Oxfordshire home.

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Homes & Gardens

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Chapel Lane, Mickleton

We look through the keyhole of some of the Cotswolds’ most luxurious houses on the property market

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South Green House, Southwold

From seaside escapes to eco-friendly self-builds, take a tour of three motivating and beautiful renovations that will give you serious house envy

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Picture by William Goddard Photography

From beautiful barn conversions and Georgian mansions to fairytale cottages, we take a look at the inspirational interiors of three stunning homes in England

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The Grade ll listed home of Deirdre and Henry Boyle

Sixteen years ago, a young couple drove along a remote country track to discover their Cotswold fairytale home, with its 23 acres of wild countryside, lying at the end

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Ad Feature: 3 simple tips for window and door replacement

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
An orangery lets light into this beautiful Cotswold home

There is so much availability on the market for windows and door manufacturers with a variety of materials, the thought of replacing them can be nerve racking to say the least. These top tips will help to ensure the company you choose will produce a good job at a realistic rate

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Celebrity Interviews

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Oak and Furrows rescue centre appeals for aid as a large number of sick and injured wildlife arrive for urgent care

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
HRH The Prince of Wales, Patron, Music in Country Churches, at a concert at Malmesbury Abbey, Malmesbury, Wiltshire,England, on Saturday 21st May. The concert was performed by the English Chamber Orchestra and featured British Cellist, Caroline Dale.
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HRH The Prince of Wales, patron of Music in Country Churches, attended a concert at Malmesbury Abbey, Wiltshire, on Saturday, May 21, 2016. The concert was performed by the English Chamber Orchestra and featured British cellist, Caroline Dale.

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Monday, March 7, 2016
Gardener Kevin Nicks from Chipping Norton with his IVA (Individual Vehicle Assessment) tested road legal shed. Kevin has been in dispute with VOSA for over four months, but with support from his constituency MP, Prime Minister David Cameron, his fastest shed became 100% complient on February 11, 2015
Photograph: Paul Nicholls, www.paulnichollsphotography.com

There’s a new contender for the quirky Cotswold crown...

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Amy Jane Adams and William Shakespeare

PHOTOGRAPHY BY ANTONY THOMPSON

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Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Jeremy Wilding has been appointed MBE in the New Year’s Honours list for 2016

Jeremy Wilding, chairman of the Trustees of the Three Choirs Festival Society, has been appointed MBE for services to the Hereford Three Choirs Festival in the New Year’s Honours list for 2016

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