Baking Recipe Peaches and Cream Flan – August/September 20

Peaches and Cream Flan

A light sponge base topped with a creamy vanilla filling, peaches and tangy jelly – this is an easy-to-make summer dessert the whole family will love. […]

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Health Column – August/September 20

Water Worries

Ask most adults in the UK how much water they should be drinking and you’d be told “eight glasses a day.” But it’s a myth, believed to be a misinterpretation of some advice given in the 1940s. How can it be true when we are all different sizes, some of us are active and some are sedentary, and the weather may be sweltering or freezing? […]

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5 Reasons to Shop Local – August/September 20

One unexpected and welcome outcome from the Covid-19 lockdown was the way in which many small businesses were able to adapt so that they could keep trading in some way. We’ve seen cafes become grocers, restaurants develop collection and takeaway services almost overnight, shops develop online e-commerce stores, and salon owners become YouTube stars as they shared their skills and expertise with ever widening and appreciative audiences. […]

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Citizens Advice Column – August/September 20

Lifting The Lockdown – What’s Next?

It has been more than 4 months since the Covid-19 driven ‘lockdown’ was introduced. While the weather is heating up the lockdown is, in most places, easing off. Consequently, the experience of lockdown for ordinary people is changing. The purpose of this piece is to make you aware of what’s happened and what’s still to happen that can affect you and your family. […]

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Castle Medical Centre – August/September 20

COVID19 – Reflections on the Pandemic from a Family Doctor’s View

The last few months have been extraordinary for us all with the restrictions imposed on our lives, and tremendous challenges faced, we are proud of the way our community pulled together. Support groups and volunteers stepped up within a couple of days of lockdown being announced and it has been a great example of teamwork. […]

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Beauty Article – August/September 20

Bare-Face Benefits: Why The Natural Look Is Back by Mel Holbrook

For those of us accustomed to the rat race, lockdown offered a very different way of life. And after several weeks trapped at home, many of us got used to seeing a different version of ourselves. With no workplace to attend, no one to visit and nowhere to go except the local park, it made sense to dress casually and ditch our usual make-up routines. […]

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Picnics Article – August/September 20

Pack up a Picnic and Enjoy the Great Outdoors By Lynne Heard

A picnic may have many different meanings and hold a whole variety of memories for each and every one of us. Some may see a picnic as a romantic affair to be shared with a loved one, with shared food and a bottle of wine, in fact my husband proposed to me on a picnic in Stratford-upon-Avon by the river over 26 years ago! […]

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Blue Daisy Garden Diary – August/September 20

Just Add Water by Nicki Jackson

A recipe for success in any garden, a water feature can bring many benefits. Here are our top 5 reasons (in no particular order) to ‘just add water’ to your garden…. […]

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Summer Holiday Special – August/September 20

A Summer Holiday – On Four Wheels

Renting a camper van or motorhome for your summer break is a truly different experience to a holiday home stay. Clearly it’s much smaller, but the ‘wendy house’ feel is a lot of fun and being able to visit a number of places without packing and unpacking every time is a joy. […]

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Horoscopes by Christine Chalklin – August 2020

Your Horoscopes for August 2020 by Astrologer Christine Chalklin

August offers an abundance of dynamic Leo energy; although we are all having to find new ways to enjoy ourselves and are used to doing most things differently, this is still the month to be joyful and make special time for bonding with family and friends. Communication planet Mercury also arrives in Leo on the 5th inspiring us to be generous, affectionate and playful. The love planet Venus moves into the caring sign of Cancer on the 8th, this shift will provide some lessons in evaluating the real worth of family life, relationships and partnerships. […]

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