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29 March 2019 Walking Football: score fitness and friendship goals

There’s a new sport sweeping the country – Walking Football. It’s exactly as the name suggests – you play football, but walking instead of running. Not only does it have considerable health benefits, but it’s great fun and a fantastic way of making new friends on and off the pitch.

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26 March 2019 Supporting someone who's lost a partner

When a friend, relative or colleague's partner dies, it can be hard to know what to say or how to act. We’re often unsure if we should talk about it, or something else, if they want to see us, or if they want to spend time on their own. We may feel the need to ‘make things better’ or fear saying the wrong thing.

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19 March 2019 Getting ready to socialise again after losing a partner

Whatever your circumstances, the grief of losing a loved one can be overwhelming and all consuming. Each situation, and each person’s reaction, will differ. Just because you don’t grieve in the same way, or in the same timeframe as other people you know, doesn’t mean the way you grieve isn’t right.

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25 February 2019 How to prepare your home for sale

Until 31 March 2021, you won't have to pay any stamp duty* on a main residence up to £500,000 in England and Northern Ireland. In Scotland and Wales, the threshold's increased to £250,000. If the news has nudged you to sell up and move home, then here's eight tips to help you on your way.

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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. Oddfellows reporter, Kathryn Donachie, has five ‘blooming great’ ideas to get you started.

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