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 The Children’s Holiday Centre, Mablethorpe Free Valuations with TV Antiques Expert Marc Allum - 6th & 18th Oct, 1st & 15th Nov. Bec Holmes, Jess Moore, Jacki Minor and Harry Harris

Provencal Barbecue Lamb

Why not ditch the kitchen oven and slow roast a leg of lamb in your kettle or kamado barbecue.  Using a “rub” of ingredients from the Provence region such as lavender flowers and rosemary, I personally think this is the ultimate lamb roast. 

The History and Meaning of Australia Day

Australia Day is the official national day of Australia. Celebrated annually on 26 January, it marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at Sydney Cove by Governor Arthur Phillip.

Ten Principles of ‘Green’ Home Design

Charlie Luxton. Photo credit: Rich Mortimer

Charlie Luxton, spokesperson and property expert for The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show, 22-25 March 2018, NEC, Birmingham (, says 

Halloween History

Halloween’s origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain ( sow-in). The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago in the area that is now Ireland, the United Kingdom and northern France, who celebrated their new year on 1st of November.

Looking for Land? Look to the Cotswolds

While agricultural land values soften, more versatile blocks continue to hold up well in Gloucestershire & Oxfordshire 

“Lies! All lies! You're all lying against my boys!”

Kate Barker was born in Arizona Clark in Ash Grove, Missouri 0n the 8th October 1873 and her family called her ‘Arrie’. In 1892 she married George Barker, in Lawrence County, Missouri. The couple had four sons - Herman (1893-1927), Lloyd (1897- 1949), Arthur (1899 -1939) and Fred (1901-1935).

New Technique For The Study of Blood Diseases

A new technique to study the flow of liquids developed by scientists from Université Paris-Saclay and the University of Amsterdam offers fresh hope for tackling blood diseases like thrombosis. 

What is Good Food?

What do we mean by ‘good food’? We know, different cultures have different kinds of food, from Indian curry and rice to American hamburgers and fries. When we talk about good food, do we mean tasty food or do we mean healthy food? Or, can we have both? 

Local Charity Helps Put Cardiac Health on National Sports Agenda

The independent Duty of Care in Sport review, which was led by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, advocates more training and better awareness of cardiac health to help protect people - especially young people - who play sport. 

Bec Holmes, Jess Moore, Jacki Minor and Harry Harris

On Saturday 4th June, Harry Harris finished his three day press tour in Leicester, for his ground breaking book “The Immortals” - a story on the success of Leicester City in the 15/16 Premier League season. He finished his tour at Marco’s New York Italian at The Grand Hotel. 

Richard Webb ponders how overnight success usually happens after a lifetime of solid effort.