Get Prepped Posted On 31 August 2021

What to do before returning to School and/or Work   The summer holidays are almost over, and it is time to start slowly preparing for the return to school and work. Now is the time to feel productive and make the most of your final couple of weeks freedom from the daily routine. Short on …

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Food, glorious food! Posted On 27 August 2021

What local delights will you sample?   Celebrate all things local at the Burghley Summer Fine Foods Market this August bank holiday weekend. Whether you’re in the mood for speciality cheeses, organic vegetables, sweet treats or rare breed meats, you’re sure to find something that tickles your tastebuds. Be assured, your safety is of the …

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International Bat Night 2021 Posted On 27 August 2021

Celebrating the humble bat   Bats have had quite a bad rep recently but are in fact very important animals in ecosystems all over the world. Bats are excellent pollinators and love to drink the sweet nectar inside flowers. As they drink and move from flower to flower, they pick up a dusting of pollen …

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Let there be Light! Posted On 26 August 2021

Ways to brighten up any hallway   Your hallway welcomes you (and your guests) into your home. It should set the tone for the aesthetic of your house and is the perfect place to showcase artwork or favourite photos. Unfortunately, many hallways lack an abundance of natural light and can become dark, forgotten spaces you …

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Which Pet is Best? Posted On 25 August 2021

Choosing the right Cuddly or Scaly Companion for You   Getting a pet is one of the most exciting times for a family. The choice of which type to get, buying the accessories to prepare your home for their arrival, choosing a name… Selecting the correct pet to suit your family and your lifestyle is …

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Healthy Snack Recipes to see you through Summer Posted On 24 August 2021

The Countdown to the new school year is on!   Children and snacks appear to be synonymous. Their constant requests are the theme tune to summer holidays. Whilst it can be tempting to allow your children (and you) to simply grab a bag of crisps, or a bar of chocolate, there are so many quick …

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Bedroom Design Pitfalls Posted On 23 August 2021

Easy to make errors and how to avoid them   Your bedroom should act as your calm, tranquil haven – somewhere you look forward to going after a long day. On paper, the bedroom should be a simple space to design due to the relatively minimal amounts of furniture it requires. However, it is all …

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Fun at the Fair Posted On 20 August 2021

Funfair to return to Stamford   After disappointment earlier this year when the Mid-Lent Fair was cancelled for a second year in a row in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus. The fair, which is the largest street fair in Lincolnshire, is a much looked forward to event for residents. Councillor Rosemary …

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Hosting a Stress-free Party Posted On 20 August 2021

Insider Tips to ensure you enjoy your Party   The idea of hosting a party always seems fun, a time of celebration where you can share delicious food with your nearest and dearest. What could possibly go wrong? The planning, the prep, the dreaded clean-up – three things which need to be managed to ensure …

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Does your House reflect how you live? Posted On 19 August 2021

Interior choices which will enhance your life   It seems obvious that where you live should reflect how you live. Recently, our way of living has evolved, and our homes need to catch up. Read on to discover how you can adapt your living space to reflect your current way of living. The home office …

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How to create an Eco-friendly Garden Posted On 18 August 2021

Spoiler: think beyond a wild-flower Meadow   When you hear the phrase eco-friendly garden, your mind may first go to an untamed, overgrown space teeming with wildflowers. Whilst this can be one form of an eco-friendly space, it certainly isn’t the only option. With careful planning, our eco-friendly garden can be slick and contemporary. Make …

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Climate Change Posted On 17 August 2021

Not something to put on the Back burner   The U.N. climate panel has released its most comprehensive assessment of climate change to date. The main conclusion places the blame firmly with mankind. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) summarised, “It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land.”. This …

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Multi-generational Kitchen Posted On 16 August 2021

Creating a Space which works for the whole Family   The kitchen is the heart of the home and should be a space which is functional for everyone who lives there. With elderly parents moving in with their adult children and students returning home from university to spend a few years in the family home …

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