Charity concert in aid of Rutland's special needs children Paramedic Pip talks about Spring and Summer-time, safety tips and being prepared Leicester Charnwood Lions Club 40th Anniversary Dinner - 40 years of making a difference Injured military personnel and veterans have helped excavate a mysterious Roman building complex as part of an archaeology project which aims to help their recovery Land Rover announces global partnership with Virgin Galactic The worst journey in the world Land Rover Continues Support for British Rural Communities with the 2014 Prince’s Countryside Fund Land Rover Bursary A breed apart: four reasons rare breeds are changing the face of farming and our health

Alternative holiday health & beauty tips and treatments

Alternative holiday health & beauty tips and treatments

Silver Travel Advisor’s top tips for freely available health & beauty treatments, compiled by pharmacist and Silver Travel Advisor member Dave Harcombe, (www.silvertraveladvisor.com) the voice of the mature traveller, has come up with top tips for easily found natural beauty remedies for holiday

Planning a murder mystery dinner party

For lovers of good food who live in the countryside, the murder mystery dinner party is an ideal way in which to bond with friends and neighbours while indulging a love of fine food and wine.

The King Of The Rolling Pin

The King Of The Rolling Pin

As a young man, Paul Hollywood initially refused to follow in his father’s footsteps and assume the baking mantel. Persuaded to change his mind, however, Hollywood has gone on to become one of the nation’s most treasured celebrity chefs.

Blenheim Palace Sportive and Family Cycling Day

Blenheim Palace Sportive and Family Cycling Day

Families and serious cyclists alike are invited to enjoy a once a year opportunity on 17th August to cycle around the picturesque Parkland of Blenheim Palace, a World Heritage site.

The British Polio Fellowship Recognises work of Vaccine Pioneers

The British Polio Fellowship Recognises work of Vaccine Pioneers

This year is the 60th anniversary of an event which changed the world. 25th April 1954, saw Randy Kerr, a six-year-old American boy, become the first human recipient of the Polio vaccination as part of a successful and pioneering medical field study conducted by the University of Toronto.

Land Rover & The Prince's Countryside Fund rural bursary Winner

Land Rover & The Prince's Countryside Fund rural bursary Winner

James was awarded the Bursary to help develop his family’s sheep farm and Sheep School project. James’ family-run farm business is very traditional and runs the native local breeds – the Herdwick and the Swaledale.

In Concert With The Central Band Of The Royal Air Force And Uppingham School

In Concert With The Central Band Of The Royal Air Force And Uppingham School

On Saturday 18 October the Central Band of the Royal Air Force will perform a special concert at the Uppingham School Memorial Hall to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.  Proceeds will be donated to the 2014 Poppy Appeal and also to the Royal Air Force Music Charitable Trust.

LMF founder welcomes National Transplant Week

Following organ donation which saved his life. Bodie Hodges Foundation to use inaugural festival to encourage Midlanders to become donor card holders

Newby Castleman flies in to help Vulcan Bomber

Newby Castleman flies in to help Vulcan Bomber

Financial advice from Leicester’s leading accountants is helping to keep Britain’s last Vulcan Bomber in the air. Vulcan to the Sky, a Hinckley-based charity that has restored the last flying Avro Vulcan aircraft (XH588) and relies largely on public donations, has called on Newby Castleman to help i

Miller Homes Launches Summer Of Sport Initiative For Third Year Running

Miller Homes Launches Summer Of Sport Initiative For Third Year Running

Miller Homes is once again giving local sports clubs across Leicestershire the opportunity to win a fantastic £500. For the third successive year, the leading UK housebuilder will be encouraging local clubs and organisations within the Midlands to enter the competition by collecting an application f

TSSC TriumFest UK at Donington Park 25th-27th July 2014

Triumph Sports Six Club (TSSC) is gearing up for the most important weekend in its calendar, TriumFest UK 2014. Celebrating all things Triumph from the 26th-27th July, it is held at Donington Park, a location synonymous with motor sport heritage.

Local music charity launches sponsored Learn to Play programme

Local music charity launches sponsored Learn to Play programme

Local music charity the Great Bowden Recital Trust (GBRT) is launching a sponsored ‘Learn to Play’ programme to give 50 local people the opportunity to learn a brass, woodwind or string instrument for the very first time. This exciting initiative is backed by Waitrose Market Harborough, which has aw

Quick Homemade Pizza

Quick Homemade Pizza

This recipe is for a tasty fresh homemade pizza, including the base, tomato sauce and toppings which is ready to serve in under 25 minutes Ingredients (Serves 2):

Happy 100 editions! Here's to 100 more!

Happy 100 editions! Here's to 100 more!

Coming of age with 21 years of publishing and reaching the 100th edition of Countryside La Vie is no mean feat, especially as the world continues to change, the country has seen both boom and bust and technology has changed the way we live our lives right down to how we receive our news – so it make

Alfresco Delights From Queniborough!

Alfresco Delights From Queniborough!

La Vie has recently celebrated their 100th edition (see pages 90-91) and invited Ian to bring some samples of his award winning pork pies (all decorated with 100 - Thanks Ian) to our celebration, for our clients to sample. WOW a head turner to say the least.

The Shadow of the Swarm

The Shadow of the Swarm

The second instalment in this dark, spooky adventure fantasy for Young Adults is the follow-up to the eponymous first book in The Morrow Secrets trilogy, which followed the young female protagonist Tallitha Mouldson, on her journey through the mystical lands of Breedoor in search of the truth!

Land Rover announces global partnership with Virgin Galactic

Demonstrating their shared vision of pioneering spirit, technological innovation and sense of adventure, the ground breaking partnership was announced against the backdrop of SpaceShipTwo, the world’s first commercial passenger carrying spacecraft, together with Land Rover’s new Discovery Vision Con

The worst journey in the world

You may have heard recently in the news of Henry McIntosh "Jock" Dempster who was just 16 when he made two Arctic convoy trips to Murmansk in 1945 as part of the Second World War campaign that transported vital supplies to Russia.