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Places

Thu, 16:47

Celebrate tastes from around the world with Katy Eachus’s pick of Berkshire restaurants

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Thu, 11:58
The roof garden is lovely spot in the busy centre of Reading

The county town may not yet have achieved city status, but is already ‘a microcosm of the world’. Claire Pitcher went to find out more

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Wed, 13:08

Celebrate tastes from around the world with Katy Eachus’s pick of local restaurants

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Tue, 10:56
The most important meal of the day (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Whether you prefer a full English or a snack on the go, breakfast really can be the tastiest meal of the day if it’s done right... and this Berkshire lot certainly do it right!

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Tue, 10:55
From NJ to Windsor

British and international performers come to Berkshire

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Walks

Friday, January 22, 2016
Looking across the River Thames to the Buckinghamshire side

Steve Davison leads the way on a choice of perfect walks through Cookham in winter – once home to the artist, Sir Stanley Spencer – before meandering along the river

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Friday, December 18, 2015
Looking out over Marsworth Reservoir from the canal path

Steve Davison suggests a short walk to get you out in the fresh air over the festive break; a Buckinghamshire visit to Marsworth

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Looking back along the route between Brimpton and Brimpton Common

Steve Davison explores the countryside around Brimpton with views of the Kennet Valley and the North Hampshire Downs

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Monday, November 9, 2015
The route follows the tree-shaded former Wendover Arm of the Grand Union Canal

Steve Davison heads to the Vale of Aylesbury for a walk beside a former canal, visiting Halton and Weston Turville

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Monday, October 12, 2015
And what do you want? This inquisitive squirrel was photographed in Wendover Wood by Mick Baker, www.flickr.com/photos/36593372@N04

The wildlife, the autumn colours appearing, fresh days better than that ‘summer’ we had, not forgetting the pubs… Sandra Smith reveals her favourite walks

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Food and Drink

Fri, 16:09

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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Fri, 16:09

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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Thu, 16:47

Celebrate tastes from around the world with Katy Eachus’s pick of Berkshire restaurants

Read Full Story »
Wed, 13:08

Celebrate tastes from around the world with Katy Eachus’s pick of local restaurants

Read Full Story »
Tue, 10:56
The most important meal of the day (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Whether you prefer a full English or a snack on the go, breakfast really can be the tastiest meal of the day if it’s done right... and this Berkshire lot certainly do it right!

Read Full Story »
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People

Wed, 15:45
Leporiphobia: the fear of rabbits. Where will they hop next? Photo by William Warby

From cooked vegetables to having no phone signal, some people develop phobias of more than the likely suspects of spiders and other creepy crawlies

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Wed, 15:32
Trishna doesn’t mind being ‘a bit like a celebrity’ if it helps the charities she supports. Photo: Ilaria Petrucci Photography

What a year that was for the bubbly charity ambassador who danced the light fantastic across our screens – and 2016 looks just as busy

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Wed, 15:09
St Minver cardigan, £75, Tiller coat, £140, Pencalenick jeans £49.95, Seasalt, Marlborough, 01672 588859, and from a selection at Fenwick, Windsor, 01753 855537; John Lewis, Milton Keynes, 01908 679171, and Reading, 0118 957 5955

It’s getting to feel a lot like winter; Emma Caulton picks the cosiest and most stylish layers for wrapping up warm

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Tue, 10:58
Sorvino cabinet

It’s the Chinese New Year, so with no ‘monkeying around’ Sue Bromley presents some fabulous Eastern style furnishings

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016
The pancake race in Olney was revived after The Second World War (Mirrorpix/Alamy)

The speedy pancake flippers of Olney will be competing against the ladies of Liberal in Kansas this month in the world’s only showdown of its kind, 
Jan Raycroft reports

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Events

Tue, 11:07

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

Tue, 10:58
Sorvino cabinet

It’s the Chinese New Year, so with no ‘monkeying around’ Sue Bromley presents some fabulous Eastern style furnishings

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Kitchen worktops have become a major feature in kitchens over the last 10 years or so, with more people using high quality materials such as Granite and Quartz, instead of the traditional timbers and laminates.

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Monday, December 7, 2015

Let’s shed some light on candleholders and candlesticks that add a cosy glow to November and sparkle on the Christmas table

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Thursday, October 15, 2015
A classic, clean lined collection of stoves for wood and multifuel burning, The Island features double doors and offers optimum, clean-burn efficiency. Marlow Stoves at Marlow, 01628 290 142; Pangbourne 01189 841813, www.marlowsstoves.co.uk

Gather round the stove with us as we look at some fine centrepieces guaranteed to be stylish additions to your home

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

It may not look much, but the moment this site in Faversham was viewed, SJD Project’s expert property consultants knew developers would be champing at the bit to get hold of it.

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Kitchen worktops have become a major feature in kitchens over the last 10 years or so, with more people using high quality materials such as Granite and Quartz, instead of the traditional timbers and laminates.

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Monday, November 23, 2015

Strutt & Parker announced the acquisition of Edwards & Elliott, a Surrey and Berkshire-based residential estate agency. Edwards & Elliott has three offices in Ascot, Sunningdale and Windlesham, with 20 staff offering sales and lettings services as well as a new homes department.

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Monday, October 12, 2015
The Carnarvon Arms

The Carnarvon Arms is a beautifully restored 18th century country inn, offering a stunning dining room with a high vaulted ceiling, a thriving friendly bar and 19 stylish bedrooms.

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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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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
The Boatman

The Boatman opens its doors as Windsor’s only proper pub on the river after a complete refurbishment and rebrand, bringing a fresh and relaxed atmosphere to the area...

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