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Darcey the cat needs a new home

Loving home wanted for shy but friendly rescue cat We live in Baydon and have been looking after a pretty tortoise ...

How to Keep Your Dog Cool this Summer

I have a challenge for all you dog owners out there: Go out into your car on a warm day, even if it’s parked in ...

Best Festival Essentials for 2017

Here’s a round-up of some festival essentials for 2017! Our picks range from practical to funky to plain whimsical, ...

Microbeads: Their Effect on the Environment

In my recent blog post ‘Understanding the ingredients in your skincare and cosmetics’ I mentioned that I was ...

Panna Cotta with Strawberry Sauce

Panna Cotta has a reputation for being difficult to make, but in fact the only tricky bit can be unmoulding the ...

Beetroot Risotto with Walnuts and Provolone

This risotto recipe from Masterchef Semi-Finalist Ollie Hunter at The Wheatsheaf in Chilton Foliat celebrates the new ...

June Gardening with Head Gardener Bob Davison

It’s hard for a gardener to completely relax until the late frosts of May have passed. At the time, when burnt ...

Beef & Lamb Kebab Recipes

In Chieveley we have no late night dining options – no pizza delivery/Chinese take away/kebab van (although ...

I don’t think PG Wodehouse ever anticipated the invention of the world-wide web. If he did, there seems to be no ...

Local Apprentice Sarah Naylor makes National Finals as part of IBM team

My name is Sarah Naylor, an ex- Park House student, lucky enough embark on a HR apprenticeship with IBM, last July ...