Get inspiredStaying in more, doesn’t mean staying still. We’ve pulled together some ideas for entertainment and adventures that can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home.

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18 days ago

Five top gardening jobs for April

April is a busy month for gardeners with ideal conditions for planting flower and vegetable seeds.

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28 days ago

Spring Poetry Competition

Send us a spring sonnet and be in for a chance to win our spring poetry competition!

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42 days ago

Celebrating International Women's Day

We mark International Women’s Day with five remarkable women

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45 days ago

World Book Day

Homeowner enters short story competition for World Book Day and captures the humorous side of her time as a young chambermaid in the early 1960s.

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101 days ago

How to attract birds to your garden

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53 days ago

Fair Close Day Centre Gets a Boost from McCarthy Stone

The Fair Close Day Centre is to get a Men’s Shed thanks to our donation. The money will provide a place for people in Newbury and Thatcham to practice skills while making friends.

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79 days ago

Quorn photo competition winner

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94 days ago

Engineering History

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116 days ago

Reading list

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119 days ago

Kinder New Year’s resolutions for 2021

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151 days ago

Didcot Homeowner Reflects on Life During Lockdown

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151 days ago

Construction Restarts at Leyland Development

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158 days ago

Television series

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158 days ago

A Picture Postcard Balcony

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170 days ago

MP Visits New Isleworth Retirement Community

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172 days ago

One Door Closes, Another Door Opens

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177 days ago

The secret life of Doreen

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182 days ago

Exhibition For The Professor Is A Triumph

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182 days ago

Moving Stories

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185 days ago

Captivating Colchester

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199 days ago

Litter Pickers Donated To Swanland Village Association

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196 days ago

Tandem Skydive Ticked off Residents Bucket List Despite Lockdown

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199 days ago

Podcast Picks

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207 days ago

Lockdown Was a Bed Of Roses For One Retiree From Penwortham

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221 days ago

Of Landscapes and Living Things’

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240 days ago

First Birthday Celebrations for Worthing Retirement Developments

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273 days ago

The Most Popular Hobbies for Retirees

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277 days ago

Caring for House Plants

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280 days ago

Your Guide to Online Entertainment

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282 days ago

Jigsaws Are a New Craze

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291 days ago

In My View - Fred Dinenage

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294 days ago

Keep on Learning

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303 days ago

Thanks for the Memoirs

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315 days ago

Britain Goes to Hollywood

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317 days ago

Virtual Tours Around the World

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319 days ago

Spring Clean Your Wardrobe

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324 days ago

TV series

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326 days ago

Never Too Late To Learn Something New

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331 days ago

Reading list

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336 days ago

Tracing Your Family Tree

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338 days ago

Podcast series

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354 days ago

7 more live-stream events to enjoy

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357 days ago

7 tips to inspire you to enter our poetry competition

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368 days ago

7 cultural delights to live-stream

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368 days ago

7 days of history to feed your mind

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375 days ago

7 good news stories

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382 days ago

7 virtual trips to make staying at home a little more interesting

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