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Yesterday, 14:53

There’s plenty on offer this Easter in Buckinghamshire. Whether it’s hunting down eggs, discovering a little local history or enjoying the arts, Claire Pitcher has some great ideas

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Yesterday, 14:30
A visit to Highclere Castle combines history with beautiful scenery, photo www.flickr.com/photos/richardmunckton

So what will make your day? Whether it’s hunting down eggs, discovering a little local history, enjoying a show or making the most of a delightful afternoon tea, Claire Pitcher has some great ideas

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Mon, 10:46
Magnficent Stoke Park in the spring sunshine

A stay here, dining experience or spa treatment provides a luxurious mix of glamour and 5 star style with a sense of history, Jan Raycroft and Maureen McLean discover

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Thursday, March 19, 2015
Buckinghamshire Life April 2015 front cover

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

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Thursday, March 19, 2015
Berkshire Life April 2015 front cover

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

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Walks

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Follow Steve Davison as he heads to Taplow for a walk alongside two rivers where Buckinghamshire meets Berkshire

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015
The picturesque duck pond at East Ilsley © Steve Davison

Head to East Ilsley for a breath of fresh air whilst enjoying views across the rolling Berkshire Downs that lie within the picturesque North Wessex Downs area of outstanding natural beauty; Steve Davison leads the way

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

A one day course to help walkers and ramblers make the most of the countryside has been organised by the Chiltern Society for Sunday, 25 January, with further courses organised for 24 February, 26 March and others to follow in the summer.

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Thursday, December 18, 2014
The River Thames at Hurley Lock (walk 2)

Steve Davison suggests two walks to get you out in the fresh air: in Buckinghamshire at Wendover, with a great view, and in Berkshire along the Thames at Hurley

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Friday, December 5, 2014
Church of St Nicholas at Nether Winchendon

Follow Steve Davison as he takes a walk through three picturesque villages just to the west of Aylesbury

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Food and Drink

Yesterday, 16:40

Yes, if you want the chocolate but something a little different and grown-up, how about these chocolate dipped little Viva strawberries. You can even add them to your 5-a-day!

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

As we launch our celebration of the two counties, we invite you to nominate your favourite food and drink businesses

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Monday, March 16, 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, March 16, 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 Buckinghamshire really has something for everyone. Here’s our guide to the best local restaurants and pubs

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Extra virgin olive oil

Nutritional therapist Naomi Mead separates the fat from the fiction, explaining why not all fats are bad for you

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Discover

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Explore the great outdoors of Berkshire and Buckinghamshire on foot with these five walks.

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Moor Copse is a wonderful reserve to visit throughout the year. Image: Helen Taylor

Discover five of the best places to see Berkshire’s diverse wildlife.

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People

Tue, 15:50

Life has many twists and turns, but some can turn everything upside down when least expected, Jan Raycroft discovers

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Tue, 15:08

Art work by world famous Ronnie Wood from the Rolling Stones will be on show at a Reading gallery.

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Tue, 14:44
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Karen realises that we all have a lot to learn, and the future of our tech-savvy children will be an exciting one for us to join in

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Monday, March 16, 2015
Cellist Stanislas Kim has been praised for his brilliant technique

Musicians from around the globe chosen to compete at Castle for prestigious title and superb prizes

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Monday, March 16, 2015
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Celebrities and other famous figures who went to school in Berkshire

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Events

Yesterday, 15:31

A selection of events and things to do across Buckinghamshire this April.

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Homes & Gardens

Monday, March 9, 2015

The ‘Crossrail Effect’ is continuing in Maidenhead, where almost half of the apartments in Heathland Court are already reserved or sold as a new show apartment opens.

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Friday, March 6, 2015
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Gardeners face a lot of invaders, from pigeons gorging on young plants to squirrels digging up crocuses. But it’s those sneaky felines that get Naomi’s claws out

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Friday, February 13, 2015
A stand out retro chest of drawers by Jitka Brimble, £380

The UK’s first retail website dedicated to the trend of upcycling, championed by celebrities including Kirstie Allsopp, Kevin McCloud and Livia Firth, has been launched

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Friday, February 13, 2015
Modern offices can seem soulless places, so when freestanding divides are used in an otherwise open planning setting, why not let the plants do some of the ‘talking’? After all, it’s a jungle out there

We all seek to lift our spirits, whether it’s birdsong or punk rock that does the trick… even perhaps a favourite aroma. Naomi Slade discovers how ‘environmental tuning’ can cut stress

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Thursday, February 12, 2015
There's now a saving of between £1,550 and £1,750 on Stamp Duty with the Fircroft apartments at Sunningdale marketed by Savills

For most there’s a very welcome saving to be made, but our ‘top end’ buyers face an increased burden, Sue Bromley reports

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Showcase

Friday, February 27, 2015

If you are looking for something different for your home, why not try stone? We’ve taken a look at some of the reasons to do so...

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Saturday, February 14, 2015

If you are looking for something different for your home, why not try stone? Whether you are looking for a new kitchen worktop, a bathroom in natural stone or a coffee table for your living room, there are a huge variety of different stones and the finished item will be unique to you.

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Thursday, February 12, 2015
Mulberry Travel

“Amazing … like stepping back in time”

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015
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Our passion for travel, insistence on high standards and attention to detail there to ensure that you will make the right choice booking your next holiday trip with Mulberry Travel.

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Thursday, August 28, 2014
Celebrity chef James Martin will be headling the Food and Wine Raceday

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Combine food and wine from around the world with a memorable day of racing at Ascot’s Festival of Food and Wine Raceday on Saturday 6th September.

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