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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Oak and Furrows rescue centre appeals for aid as a large number of sick and injured wildlife arrive for urgent care

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Cotswold village of Bibury, England ©  JeniFoto, Shutterstock

From the honey-coloured stone cottages in Burford, to the medieval architecture of Winchcombe high street, the Cotswolds are home to some of the most beautiful scenes in the world. But how many of these pretty towns and villages have you visited?

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
HRH The Prince of Wales, Patron, Music in Country Churches, at a concert at Malmesbury Abbey, Malmesbury, Wiltshire,England, on Saturday 21st May. The concert was performed by the English Chamber Orchestra and featured British Cellist, Caroline Dale.
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HRH The Prince of Wales, patron of Music in Country Churches, attended a concert at Malmesbury Abbey, Wiltshire, on Saturday, May 21, 2016. The concert was performed by the English Chamber Orchestra and featured British cellist, Caroline Dale.

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Friday, May 20, 2016
The Sheriff (Virgile Elana) and El Gifford. Photo by Gem Hall

Candia McKormack saddles up her trusty steed and heads way out west with Giffords Circus

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Monday, May 16, 2016
Hemsley + Hemsley

The Lucky Onion Club is delighted to announce that they will be teaming up with healthy, food-loving sisters, Hemsley + Hemsley, to host two exclusive events on Thursday, May 19 2016 at No. 38 The Park, with tickets now on sale.

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Style

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
© Chris Boulton Photography

The Old West has come to the Cotswolds… saddle up your trusty iron horse, pile on the layers to keep the chill winds out, and take to the open road

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Thursday, March 10, 2016
You know you're from the Cotswolds when...

Do any of these sound familiar?

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Home & Gardens

The Grade ll listed home of Deirdre and Henry Boyle

Sixteen years ago, a young couple drove along a remote country track to discover their Cotswold fairytale home, with its 23 acres of wild countryside, lying at the end

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016
An orangery lets light into this beautiful Cotswold home

There is so much availability on the market for windows and door manufacturers with a variety of materials, the thought of replacing them can be nerve racking to say the least. These top tips will help to ensure the company you choose will produce a good job at a realistic rate

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This fairytale cottage has benefited from having a much bigger and more substantial porch built on,

Have you ever wondered what the pretty thatched cottages of the Cotswolds look like inside? Well now you can find out...

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016
The Broadacre Estate - NGS

As part of the National Gardens Scheme, Broadacre will be opening its gates to the general public on 17 April.

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Thursday, April 7, 2016
Sudeley Castle © Gordon Robertson CC BY 2.0

Whether you're an avid gardener or a lover of all things outdoors, we pick some of the most beautiful gardens in the Cotswolds we think are definitely worth a visit.

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Food & Drink

Mon, 09:00
The Horse and Groom, Bourton-on-the-Hill

After a long countryside walk in the Cotswolds there’s nothing better than refuelling with a pint and some pork scratchings in a quaint, rural pub. We pick 10 of the best (and most remote) places to go in the region.

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Monday, May 16, 2016
Hemsley + Hemsley

The Lucky Onion Club is delighted to announce that they will be teaming up with healthy, food-loving sisters, Hemsley + Hemsley, to host two exclusive events on Thursday, May 19 2016 at No. 38 The Park, with tickets now on sale.

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016
David Hughes © Shutterstock

Keep that rubber on the road with a motivational refuel at one of these top cycling cafés in the Cotswolds.

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Thursday, March 31, 2016
We’re rolling in eggs in the Cotswolds

Keeping chickens may be one of today’s trendiest hobbies, but when you add up what’s involved, there are more economical and easier ways to enjoy fresh eggs

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016
A snapshot from Wilderness Festival 2015

Desperate to sate your craving for live music and delicious food? We pick 5 of the best Cotswold festivals taking place in 2016 that celebrate all things instrumental, edible and fun.

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People

Thu, 11:20
James Morrison

A tough childhood; family tragedy; and four years in the wilderness. But for Stroud-based singer-songwriter James Morrison, falling is the way you learn how to fly, he tells Katie Jarvis, ahead of his appearance at Cornbury Music Festival.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Oak and Furrows rescue centre appeals for aid as a large number of sick and injured wildlife arrive for urgent care

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
HRH The Prince of Wales, Patron, Music in Country Churches, at a concert at Malmesbury Abbey, Malmesbury, Wiltshire,England, on Saturday 21st May. The concert was performed by the English Chamber Orchestra and featured British Cellist, Caroline Dale.
(PIC PAUL NICHOLLS) TEL 07718 152168
EDF ENERGY SOUTH WEST NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2009/2014
WWW.PAULNICHOLLSPHOTOGRAPHY.COM

HRH The Prince of Wales, patron of Music in Country Churches, attended a concert at Malmesbury Abbey, Wiltshire, on Saturday, May 21, 2016. The concert was performed by the English Chamber Orchestra and featured British cellist, Caroline Dale.

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Amy Jane Adams and William Shakespeare

PHOTOGRAPHY BY ANTONY THOMPSON

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Friday, February 26, 2016
Chris Beardshaw's Great Ormond Street Hospital garden, sponsored by Morgan Stanley

Cotswold gardeners will be well represented at this year’s Chelsea. Mandy Bradshaw has been talking to them about their plans

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016
An orangery lets light into this beautiful Cotswold home

There is so much availability on the market for windows and door manufacturers with a variety of materials, the thought of replacing them can be nerve racking to say the least. These top tips will help to ensure the company you choose will produce a good job at a realistic rate

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Friday, April 10, 2015
Careful planning ensures your wedding runs smoothly / Photo: The Manor House Hotel, Moreton [Credit: Jenny Aston Photography]

Promotional feature: Wedding photographer Jenny Aston asks wedding co-ordinators from across the Cotswolds for their top tips on planning your big day

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Thursday, November 20, 2014
Furs, Fire and Ice Party

On December 6, Valentine Warner will be serving a very special Scandinavian themed menu at a glamorous Furs, Fire & Ice Party in the heart of the Herefordshire countryside

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Saturday, November 1, 2014
be.loved handbags

Save 15% on Be.Loved handbags this Christmas. All bags and satchels are made by hand in North Wales.

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
A blue tit feeding during the winter months

Promotional feature: As the colder weather approaches, spare a thought for the wild birds in your garden. CJ Wildlife offer some tips on how you can help them survive the winter.

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