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TRAVEL: A nod to the past but an eye on the future at Butlin’s

EMMA ALLEN and her family spent four nights and five happy days in the new lakeside chalets at Butlin’s in Minehead.

Brian has been fending off an attack on his Brussels sprouts plants by flea beetle

BRIAN KIDD: How about a show of colour this autumn with amaryllis?

My Brussels sprouts plants have been watered every evening to keep them growing but as usual there is a pest which attacks them.

Homes and Gardens
The 57 per cent proof HMS Victory  Navy Strength gin by Isle of Wight Distillery

The great gin renaissance

Millie Salkeld explores the current trend for exciting new twists on traditional gin and finds out more about a major gin festival


Summer scheme for youngsters

SECONDARY school students will be able to take part in free outdoor activities over the summer holidays.

Classic steam train will roll along Hayling Island seafront for weekend of railway celebrations

Classic steam train will roll along Hayling Island seafront for weekend of railway celebrations

A CLASSIC steam train is set to relive its days of hauling passengers for a weekend of celebrations.


WATCH: Rolls-Royce unveils the new Phantom

Luxury car maker Rolls-Royce has lifted the lid on its latest Phantom car.

Just some of Waterlooville Events Team, who for years have worked as a group of volunteers to do all they can to keep Waterlooville on the map.  Picture: Sarah Standing (170968-5924)

Waterlooville Events Team need more volunteers to continue hard work in town centre

Everything they do is in the name of making one town centre a better place to visit.

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More free holiday fun for kids

PARENTS racking their brains for cost-effective and fun ways to entertain their children over the summer holidays need to look no further.


REVEALED: The News’ Curry House of the Year winner

BEING voted Curry House of the Year once is great, but winning the accolade twice – for the second year running – is pretty spectacular.

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The Richmond Arms
, West Ashling

THE DISH DETECTIVE: The Richmond Arms, West Ashling, near Chichester

It’s summer festival season and I can well remember the nerves and excitement I felt going to my first Glastonbury as a teenager.

Food and Drink
Try serving up your falafel with a harissa mayo dip

LAWRENCE MURPHY: A vegetarian dish that’s loved by all


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Food and Drink
Hambledon rose is just one of the wines at Hambledon Wine Festival

ALISTAIR GIBSON: Enjoy the ‘Glastonbury of wine festivals’ in Hambledon

There is absolutely no doubt the best way to learn more about wine is to taste it, and if you can taste it with the people who actually produce it, so much the better.

Rooms at the Highland Apartments

Travel: It’s compact and cosmopolitan – Inverness has something for all

As a busy person whose life revolves around routine and the familiar, for me, a break away needs to offer something completely new and unchartered.


WATCH: Sex doll is a 'game changer' say makers

A sex doll company is making a Terminator-style robot head who can speak, smile and even sing - but only in Chinese.

Barmans Barware Kit,, 24.99

Gadgets: 5 of the best cocktail shakers for the home and parties

We look at the 5 best cocktail shakers

Intex Purespa 6 person Bubble Round Hot Tub Spa.

Gardening: 5 of the best garden hot tubs and jacuzzis

We look at 5 of the best garden jacuzzis

Triple-layer berry victoria sponge, taken from Comfort: Delicious Bakes and Family Treats by Candice Brown, published in hardback by Ebury Press

Food & drink: Great British Bake Off champion Candice Brown does comfort food perfectly

Candice Brown won the Great British Bake Off last year, and now has her first book out. Let’s just say, she’s still trying to get her head around these really quite delicious facts.


WATCH: Fort Nelson to commemorate the Battle of Passchendaele

The 100th anniversary of the start of one of the bloodiest battles of World War One will be commemorated at Fort Nelson this weekend.

Herman and Candelaria Zapp and their children

Family on 17-year round-the-world road trip visit Portsmouth

WHAT would end up as 17 years of travelling the globe and bearing four children on the road started out as a pipe dream shared between two childhood sweethearts.

Stokes Bay where the festival will be held

Driftwood Festival is wished ‘every success’

COUNCILLORS and other people across Gosport have backed this weekend’s Driftwood Festival to be a success.

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