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  • August issue is out now!

    The August issue of the magazine is out now! The new magazine is out now and is full of all of your usual favourites including: Countryman, Georoge Fenemore, Plenty of things to see and do in our Out and About section, The ever popular Pictures from the past pages...
  • Pimms & Strings

    Lime Tree Village, a retirement village in Warwickshire is holding a ‘Pimms & Strings’ event on Friday 18th August 2017 from 12noon – 3pm. Pimm’s will be served from the terrace of the Edwardian clubhouse, Cawston House and guests can sit and relax on the terrace or the lawns...
  • MAKE HAY AT HARVEST TIME

    Come rain or shine Hook Norton Brewery will always be about the beer and right in time for the arrival of the great British summer they are brewing two new ales – Harvest Hop and the much loved and anticipated Haymaker. Harvest Hop (3.9%) Brewed for the first time...
  • July Magazine out now!

    Our feature-full July issue of the mgazine is out in shops now. It is full of all our regulars: Countryman George Fenemore tells of his month down on the farm, David Williams gives you the best advice for the July Garden and Maggie Chaplin has a love affair with...
  • Hundreds turn out for Hospice’s annual Midnight Walk.

    Last Saturday (24 June), over 500 people from the local community took to the streets for a ten-mile walk at midnight to raise money for people and families facing life-limiting illness. The 11th Midnight Walk for Katharine House Hospice is expected to raise almost £70,000, taking the total raised...
  • ‘Big Festival in the Playground’

    ”Oxfordshire has a thriving music scene, with Festivals like Cornbury, Wilderness and Cropedy but what’s unique about ours is that it was all for children and their families.  Over 300 children performed in different music or drama activities throughout the day.  We sold over a thousand tickets and all...
  • Succession Planning for Banbury Business Women

    Banbury’s longest running women’s business networking group, Banbury Women in Business (BWIB), is delighted to announce their speaker for its next quarterly meeting. Aline Shand from Shand Financial Consultancy Ltd will talk to the group under the intriguing title of “What if…you live too long? At the meeting, which...
  • The Bower House, a restaurant with rooms, opens in Shipston-on-Stour

    The Bower House, a 75-seat restaurant with rooms, has recently opened its doors in a  Georgian building in the heart of the thriving market town of Shipston on Stour, on the edge of the Cotswolds and just 10 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon; the town was recently named the best place...
  • June Magazine out now

    The June issue of the magazine is out now and includes many fantastic ideas for the summer holidays along with all your regular favourites. We also launch our Young Authors writing challenge (as part of our 20th anniversary celebrations) Along with all the fabulous reads and features this month...
  • Stratford-upon-Avon Poetry Festival Crosses Borders

    The UK’s longest running poetry festival returns to Stratford-upon-Avon from 18 – 25 June. Inspired by world events and international cultures, this year’s festival takes the theme of ‘Crossing Borders’, with world-class poets and artists reflecting contemporary issues of conflict, immigration and integration. Organised by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust,...