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Yesterday, 11:54

This edition of Buckinghamshire Life features all the local ingredients to make this month special

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Yesterday, 11:36
With twists and turns it’s hard to spot where the garden ends

It’s a journey of discovery for Naomi Slade this month as she visits the small but delightful garden of a Tilehurst home

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Yesterday, 11:34
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This edition of Berkshire Life features all the local ingredients to make this month special

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Watch out for Treasure Island’s drunken sailors at Waddesdon

Summer’s here and over the next three months you can fill afternoons and evenings with picnics, champagne and fun-filled entertainment at open air productions

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Monday, June 15, 2015
Will Beatrice and Benedick sought out their differences in Much Ado About Nothing at Dunsden?

Summer’s here and over the next three months you can fill afternoons and evenings with picnics, champagne and fun-filled entertainment 
at open air productions

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Walks

Yesterday, 11:54

Follow Steve Davison as he takes a walk around the rolling West Berkshire countryside visiting Chapel Row and Beenham, in the North Wessex Downs AONB

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Monday, June 15, 2015
Keeper's Cottage and lock on the Grand Union Canal

Steve Davison takes a walk along the canal at Cheddington in North Buckinghamshire and discovers some tranquil scenes

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
The view northwards across the Thames valley from High Wood

Follow Steve Davison as he takes a walk through Littlewick Green and Burchetts Green just to the west of Maidenhead, passing four pubs along the way!

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Monday, April 13, 2015
Looking north from Lodge Hill towards Princes Risborough and the Vale of Aylesbury © Steve Davison

Steve Davison leads the way on a walk through Radnage and Bledlow Ridge, with a fantastic panorama to enjoy from Lodge Hill

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Thursday, April 2, 2015
The route from Little Heath back towards the car park © Steve Davison

Steve Davison takes a walk to the west of Reading passing through Tidmarsh and Sulham along the eastern edge of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Food and Drink

Monday, June 22, 2015

Here are some of our favourite Buckinghamshire country pubs to complete the perfect day out

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Monday, June 22, 2015
The Plough at Eastbury in West Berkshire

It’s wonderful that so many of us have pretty pubs on our doorstep – or at least within walking distance – and here are some of our favourites to complete the perfect day out

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Friday, June 19, 2015
Serving little desserts in shot glasses always goes down well

Food guru Bonnie May takes the pain and strain out of entertaining at home with great ideas for a fun Sunday Brunch that will get guests talking

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Monday, June 15, 2015
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It’s been a real privilege to be involved in the BBC Food and Farming Awards this year. Once again the UK’s finest farmers, food producers, cooks, shopkeepers, food vendors and campaigners came together to honour the best in their respective businesses. I’ll talk more about the awards themselves next month but this time it’s the backdrop to the ceremony I want to concentrate on.

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Monday, June 8, 2015

Whether you’re looking for fine dining, pub food, a romantic meal for 2 or a taste of something from further afield, eating out in Berkshire really has something for everyone. Here’s our guide to the best local restaurants and pubs

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Monday, June 22, 2015

There can’t be that many things better than relaxing in the sun with great food and good company? We’ve rounded up a selection of products to consider for your next picnic

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Friday, June 19, 2015
Serving little desserts in shot glasses always goes down well

Food guru Bonnie May takes the pain and strain out of entertaining at home with great ideas for a fun Sunday Brunch that will get guests talking

Read full story »
Monday, June 15, 2015
Getty Images/iStockphoto

It’s been a real privilege to be involved in the BBC Food and Farming Awards this year. Once again the UK’s finest farmers, food producers, cooks, shopkeepers, food vendors and campaigners came together to honour the best in their respective businesses. I’ll talk more about the awards themselves next month but this time it’s the backdrop to the ceremony I want to concentrate on.

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Monday, June 15, 2015
Here I come...a study of boundless energy

Jane Ambler’s clients don’t just ‘sit’ for portraits. They often run, jump and roll for PhotographMyDog. Sandra Smith finds out more

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Monday, June 8, 2015
Steve enjoys a spot of pond-dipping, photo Ric Mellis

For once Steve Backshall is closer to home – so Jo Neville caught up with the worldwide explorer to discover why he loves our countryside

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Events

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Great things to do in Berkshire this weekend: art exhibitions, walks, concerts, theatre, places to visit and other events and ideas.

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Homes & Gardens

Yesterday, 11:36

It’s a journey of discovery for Naomi Slade this month as she visits the small but delightful garden of a Tilehurst home

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Gemma, Hannah and the team at Romans, Maidenhead

Gemma Gibson, Sales Manager at Romans, and Hannah Stinga, Lettings Manager, take a closer look at the town’s property market.

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Friday, May 22, 2015

This gorgeous Arabescato marble worktop would make a statement in any kitchen. And if you are prepared to seal it regularly, wipe any spills as soon as they occur and like the idea of it developing character with age, then it is definitely for you.

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Friday, May 8, 2015
The south elevation of Bere Court, viewed from the spring daffodils. The woods fill with bluebells as well! © Christopher Tucker

For those who fancy owning their own ‘stately home’, an extraordinary property has come on to the market on the edge of pretty Pangbourne

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The rear of the house shows how much natural light can flow in

Mandy and John Clark built their own home in Berkshire – and she turned their experiences into a book. Claire Pitcher visited to find out more

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
A view of the Clubhouse from the side of the lake at The Stoke Park Club.  (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Stoke Park’s fine dining restaurant, Humphry’s, serves modern British cuisine with a twist and has been awarded three rosettes by the AA

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Friday, February 27, 2015

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Saturday, February 14, 2015

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