14 March 2019 Friendship after loss - Tony's story

When Tony's wife of 17 years, Rosemary, passed away in 2016, he felt completely lost. She wasn’t just his wife, but a very close soulmate. They had travelled the world together and created many happy memories. He was tired of feeling alone and reached out to his local Oddfellows friendship group for support.

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31 January 2019 Take to the stage, whatever your age

If you’ve a passion to tread the boards, don’t think because you’re over 30 there's no chance. When it comes to acting, age is just a number – and no reason at all to stop you pursuing your thespian dreams.

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24 January 2019 Gardens that give back

There’s a growing movement to make your garden much more than just a pretty space. Instead, the push is to turn it into an area that gives something back, to the local community or to the earth. It doesn’t matter how big your garden is or how much time you have to spare. A couple of simple ideas could be all it takes to help others or benefit the planet.

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25 February 2019

How to prepare your home for sale

If you’re thinking of downsizing now that younger family members have flown the nest, or you’ve retired and fancy a move to a new area, one thing can seem a massive hassle – getting your property ready for sale.

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7 December 2018 5 of the best UK vineyards to visit

There was a time when British wine was the laughing stock of the wine world, but times have changed. With more than 700 in the UK, from the Channel Islands to the Outer Hebrides, what better way is there to find out more about our domestic wine than to visit a vineyard?

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7 December 2018 How to claim for pothole damage

Potholes are the bane of a motorist’s life – one bump and you can wave goodbye to several hundred pounds as well as having the inconvenience of spending time and energy getting your car back up and running safely. But did you know that it might be possible to get your money back?

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