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Places

Yesterday, 16:25
Beautiful gowns on the catwalk

The sensational pop sounds of the Sixties and Seventies are everywhere this month so get ready to rock

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Mon, 16:49
The Macdonald Compleat Angler hotel

The sights and sounds of the Georgian market town are always a pick-me-up, Maureen McLean decides

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Mon, 14:55
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At this time of year there’s nothing more welcoming than a Buckinghamshire bar or restaurant with fires to keep you cosy

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Mon, 14:50
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The latest editions of Berkshire Life and Buckinghamshire Life feature all the local ingredients to make this month special

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Friday, February 17, 2017
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A look back at some of the best Berkshire photography shared on Instagram this week…

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Walks

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
The final leg heads east over North Heath Common back to the car park

Follow Steve Davison as he heads to Chieveley for a fairly long dog-friendly walk, though with a shorter option, through the downs to the north of Newbury

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Thursday, January 19, 2017
The Millennium Stone, a large boulder on Ibstone Common

Follow Steve Davison as he heads to Ibstone, to the west of High Wycombe on the border with Oxfordshire, for a walk through typical Chiltern scenery

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017
View along the Thames after passing Bray Lock

There’s not much more invigorating than a Sunday stroll across the countryside on a crisp winter afternoon. Here we round up some of our favourite Buckinghamshire walks to enjoy this winter

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Looking across the River Thames to the Buckinghamshire side

When the weather gets colder, there’s not much more refreshing than a brisk walk across the countryside. Here are a few of those to enjoy in Berkshire

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017
St Bartholmew's Church at Fingest has a rare tower

Join Steve Davison on a short walk in Buckinghamshire at Fingest

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Food and Drink

Mon, 14:56
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It’s that time when we start the search with readers for the 2017 winners – all leading up to a fabulous gala occasion when the best producers, suppliers, services and individuals are celebrated.

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Mon, 14:55
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At this time of year there’s nothing more welcoming than a Buckinghamshire bar or restaurant with fires to keep you cosy

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Monday, February 13, 2017
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Katy Eachus and her pub expert companion Monty sniff out some dog-friendly dining venues

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017
The Nags Head

A stunning offer only available throughout February.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017
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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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People

Tue, 11:36
Andrew at work on a statue in his studio

We talk to the artist who will bring a stunning tribute to the Starman to Buckinghamshire later this year.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017
Kirk Douglas speaking to the US National Press Club about his book, 'My Stroke of Luck', covering his experiences and recovery from a stroke. Photo: Jim Wallace (Smithsonian Institution)

Anne’s looking at the calendar turning again, and realising her heroes and some noted figures are heading for, or even passing, The Big 100 in style

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Join Eden Shopping Centre on its inclusive crusade to open the annual celebration of love to everyone.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Ready to roll a scone up to the green… or perhaps not. Photo: Maureen McLean

Trust us, as Stoke Park’s executive chef Chris Wheeler tees up a delicious scone from the afternoon tea offering, it wasn’t going to end up on the table! But if there was a culinary version of producing consecutive holes in one, then Chris would be the man for the job when we look back on what was a magnificent 2016 for him.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Out in the countryside in the new DB11. Just James Bond is missing

007… meet our 017 Maureen McLean, a shifty little number in love with Aston Martin’s new DB11

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Events

Yesterday, 16:25
Beautiful gowns on the catwalk

The sensational pop sounds of the Sixties and Seventies are everywhere this month so get ready to rock

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Homes & Gardens

Thursday, February 9, 2017
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Finding trades people and services you can trust often follows moving to a new area – Tamsin Machin may well have the answer

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017
The edges of a worktop are polished by hand

Durable and beautiful, stone was one of the earliest materials used in homes and has stood the test of time. Modern stonemasonry techniques are a mix of old and new: the stone is cut to size on machines controlled by computers, but finishing and polishing are done by hand.

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Monday, January 23, 2017

Here’s a little bucket – or should that be wheelbarrow – list compiled by Naomi Slade to make the coming year a treat in our own ‘Great Outdoors’

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Make the most of mahonia by cutting out weaker stems

Photo: Paul van de Velde, flickr.com

The bare-faced truth is that the season can leave our favourite spots looking a little sparse, but they can rival summer’s glory, says Naomi Slade

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Jo Sutton at the double oak doors of The Granary

Living in a beautifully converted farm building is a dream for many, but sometimes the urge to discover more takes over

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Monday, November 23, 2015

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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

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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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