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Nailed It!

Give yourself a hand and make sure your nails stand out this party season! The shape of your nails can say quite a lot about you and your personality, and with so many shapes to choose from, you can say whatever you like! 1. Stiletto If you’re feeling bold and creative, this is the shape […]

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Learn about the Menopause and Resistance Training

For some women, peri-menopause can be a welcoming stage of their life when you truly come into your own power, but the process of getting there can be rocky. Menopause describes the first day after having no periods for a consecutive 12 months. Peri-menopause however, is the time when you may experience symptoms such as: […]

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Latest Books from our Local and Regional Authors

The latest reads from our bevy of local authors! Finding Linda By JH Harris From Ypdbooks.com, bookshops and Amazon Out now This novel introduces young WPC Janice Morton, who is juggling her workload with a desire to uncover the truth  about her childhood playmate’s disappearance 10 years earlier. Author Julie Harris gave us her synopsis: […]

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Pitstone Hill

This walk is about 3.5 miles long. An easy stretch for a Sunday afternoon. START/END: Memorial Hall car park DISTANCE: Approximately 3.5 miles (5.6km) You can download Pitstone Parish Council’s full description of the walk here. The Walk Starting from the Memorial Hall car park go across the recreation ground to the roundabout and turn […]

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Rain or Shine Tropical Carrot Cake

This September, Macmillan Cancer Support’s Coffee Morning event is back, with those attending set to raise millions to ensure Macmillan can continue to support the growing number of people living with cancer. Sadly, there has never been a more terrifying time in recent history to receive a diagnosis as people face potential disruption or delays […]

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Making it in the Movies

Ever wondered why the National Film Archive ended up in a Hertfordshire market town? We take a look at its story – and what happens there now… The BFI National Archive is one of the largest film archives in the world. Its history goes back to 1935. At its inception, it was known as the […]

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Charles Rothschild – the Forgotten Younger Brother?

Walter Rothschild is famous for driving a carriage drawn by zebras and of course his collection that formed the basis  of Tring’s Natural History Museum, but his younger brother left a lasting legacy that should not be forgotten… He may not be quite as well known as his more flamboyant older brother but Charles Rothschild […]

Making for Mindfulness

After the tough couple of years our children have had, taking time out is more important than ever. Arts and crafts is the perfect way to do that! Children have been through some thoroughly unsettling times over the past couple of years. A global pandemic, lockdowns, remote schooling, bubble closures and isolation. So it’s no […]

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Garden Gold

Forget diamonds – the gardener’s best friend is compost, and with peat-based compounds a no-no, what else can you use? All of us are trying to be more organic when it comes to gardening, and with sales of peat-based compost set to be banned from 2024, we might as well be prepared. There really is […]

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Take Good Care of Yourself

Many of us have experienced changes in our circumstances over the past 18 months, so it’s important to look after ourselves, to be aware of potential mental health issues, and combat loneliness and isolation. No one can say the past 18 months or so haven’t been unusual – and challenging for many of us. A […]

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Home at Last

What to look for in your retirement home. By the time you’re thinking about retiring you will probably have done quite a bit of home hunting, but thinking  about a retirement home is a different matter. So how to choose? You could choose a retirement village or development. Here, there will be other people of […]