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Health > Care and carers

Care: Looking after yourself first

Being a carer to a loved one can be isolating and exhausting. Here, Mary Jordan offers tips to reduce the stress and help you share the responsibility of caring more evenly

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12th Jun 2019
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Health > Care and carers

Choosing the right care home for a loved one

Choosing a care home is huge step and you need to be sure your parent or partner will be comfortable, happy and well looked after. This check list of questions will help you to get the answers you need and make the right choice of care home.

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12th Jun 2019
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Health > Care and carers

Self help care tips for carers

Many carers neglect to give themselves the same level of care and time they give to others. Rob Hobson shares some ideas to keep you healthy and happy.

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12th Jun 2019
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Health > Care and carers

Dementia for carers

Mary Jordan, our dementia expert, cautions carers against imposing what they think is best for the person they care for.

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12th Jun 2019
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Health

How to cook on a budget

Rob Hobson shares tips on why a healthy diet is important for you as a carer and the person you care for.

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11th Jun 2019
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Finance > News & Views

BBC announces end of free TV licence for over 75s

Three million households face losing right to free TV license in 2020 in "important and difficult decision".

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10th Jun 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Gardening

Make the most of fresh herbs this summer

The sun is shining, the barbecue is cranked up. All you need now for perfect summer dining is a selection of fresh herbs to add freshness, flavour and the most wonderful aroma to your cuisine.

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10th Jun 2019
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Health > Care and carers

The responsibility for caring

Rob Hobson, Healthspan Head of Nutrition over Carer’s Week will be working with 50 Connect providing practical dietary advice for carer’s to help support their nutritional needs, so that they can stay well and look after themselves and continue to deal with the responsibility of caring.

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10th Jun 2019
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Travel > Europe

Forgotten France

Taking quiet roads through the Tarn region, Michael Edwards discovers France’s hill-top villages.

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10th Jun 2019
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What's on > Theatre

The Starry Messenger

Laurence Green finds the eagerly awaited The Starry Messenger a play that fails to drum up much interest in or empathy with the characters and the situations they face.

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7th Jun 2019
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What's on > Theatre

Rutherford and Son

An impressive, intimate family drama that has aged well and provides plenty of topical resonance in its sense of festering tensions between the generations, writes Laurence Green.

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7th Jun 2019
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Finance > News & Views

Making money from volatility

Volatility can be planned for and managed to produce the returns needed to create financial stability and security for your family, writes Peter McGahan.

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7th Jun 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Fashion

Be Bright, Be Bold!

The collection at Hotter is bursting with colour this season, with a multitude of shades to choose from to get you summer-ready.

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3rd Jun 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Gardening

Scent for all gardening seasons

Gardening expert Maxine Farmer offers her best recommendations to help you design a scented garden.

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3rd Jun 2019
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Travel > World Wide

Red City Riads

Staying with Marrakech-Riad, Michael Edwards explores Morocco’s most dramatic city.

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3rd Jun 2019
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Finance > Pensions

Pension performance expectations

Do you really understand the health of your pension fund? Peter McGahan questions who is best placed to help you make the most of your future retirement income.

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31st May 2019
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Salt

Salt is a heartfelt production which takes the form of a brave, honest and unforgiving poetic meditation. But it suffers from repetition with the points made somewhat over-emphasised. Laurence Green reviews.

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31st May 2019
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La Voix

Gabriel Wilding enjoys a knockout evening under the Spiegeltent, on London's Southbank, in the company of the inimitable La Voix.

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30th May 2019
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Food & Drink > Recipes

Goat's cheese and red onion quiche

Sweet red onion coupled with tangy creaminess of goats cheese make this easily customisable quiche a lunch, dinner and supper winner.

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30th May 2019
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What's on > Theatre

Our Town

Thornton Wilder's revived Pulitzer-winning play is a grand meditation on human life, celebrating what it is to be alive and the bonds that unite us all. Laurence Green reviews.

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29th May 2019
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Finance > Property

Moving house – top tips for a stress free move

The stress of moving house is a path few a keen to tread too often. Here, Gillian Girling offers some useful tips to ensure your house move runs as smooth as clockwork.

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28th May 2019
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Travel > Around The UK

Sherborne, Dorset

Staying at the Eastbury Hotel, Michael Edwards explores Sherborne’s many charms.

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28th May 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Fashion

Black suits only 1 in 4 of us

Black is effortlessly stylish but we can't all pull off an Audrey Hepburn or Helen Mirren-look. Indeed, that go-to black number suits only a quarter of sizes and shapes. Here are some ideas to keep you on-point.

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28th May 2019
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Finance > Tax

“Only little people pay taxes”

Tax efficiency is not tax avoidance. Why getting IFA advice on investments, bonds and tax liability will help your finances in later life.

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28th May 2019
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Food & Drink > Recipes

Beef fillet marinated in tea and horseradish

Warm weather and a bank holiday weekend what better way enjoy spring bank than with this delicious marinated beef fillet on the barbecue.

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23rd May 2019
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How to feel more positive about ageing

A new global study by Ipsos MORI* reveals just 30% of British adults say they are ‘looking forward to getting old’ which obviously means that the majority of us are not.

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22nd May 2019
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What's on > Theatre

Death of a Salesman

Wendell Pierce excels in this compassionate, psychologically acute interpretation of Arthur Miller's classic that allows us to see a familiar play with fresh eyes. Laurence Green reviews.

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21st May 2019
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Amour

Amour is a lightweight musical fantasy about daring to dream and the power of self-belief, writes Laurence Green.

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21st May 2019
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Travel > Around The UK

From nunnery to luxury hotel

Once Stanbrook Abbey was a grand 19th Century nunnery. Michael Edwards visits Stanbrook Abbey Hotel, now a luxurious rural escape in Worcestershire.

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21st May 2019
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Travel > World Wide

Experience the magic of a safari with Africa Odyssey

The spellbinding continent of Africa is truly the destination of dreams, and Africa Odyssey is here to make that a reality.

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17th May 2019
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