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Vegan sweet potato and coconut soup with sweet potato chips

Get inspired for World Vegan Month (1-30 November) with this deliciously warming, moreish spiced soup, beautifully garnished with crisp sweet potato chips and freshly grated coconut.

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4th Nov 2019
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Famous voices speak up for working animals overseas in new film for charity SPANA

New film aims to raise awareness of the lives of working animals overseas by showing the solidarity of our own sniffer dogs, police horses and sheepdogs on strike.

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1st Nov 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Home Improvements

Homeowners get set for winter

Homeowners should prepare their properties for the wilds of winter and sort out any outstanding maintenance jobs ahead of wetter, colder weather.

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21st Oct 2019
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Reconnect with old schoolmates

A new website is helping log lost school friends reconnect and share memories.

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16th Oct 2019
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Falafel

Falafel is perfect for a light lunch or supper. Don't worry that they are deep fried, heart-healthy rape seed or avocado oil will help keep the fat content down.

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16th Oct 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Gardening

Why organic gardening?

If you're thinking of adopting an organic gardening method, now is the time of year to be doing your prep. Here, Gavin and Paula Atkinson make a case for why you dig in.

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15th Oct 2019
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Future-proof your home now and live with peace of mind

More people are turning to the new-generation of domestic lift as a solution to future-proof their homes and maintain their independence in later life.

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14th Oct 2019
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How to combat loneliness as you get older

Loneliness and social isolation is a growing problem as more of the baby boomer generation get older, but as Jamie Turnbull explains there are many ways to beat it.

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10th Oct 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Pets

Dog breath

Smelly breath from your dog or cat can be unpleasant but rather than wafting the whiff consider what is causing it and take steps to look after their teeth.

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10th Oct 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Food & Drink

Special fried rice with radish, celery and spring onions

Ditch the cost of a midweek takeaway in favour of this quick and easy homemade recipe for special fried rice.

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2nd Oct 2019
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Storing homegrown produce

Harvest time can leave you with a lot more produce than your fridge and larder are ready for. Here are some tips on how to store the fruits of your labour down the allotment.

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2nd Oct 2019
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Caponata

This Italian dish is a wonderful way to welcome autumn. It is a rich and rewarding Mediterranean-style stew which has the added bonus of being good for you too.

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26th Sep 2019
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From retirement to a new lease of life: combating middle-age loneliness

For Angelina Lipscombe retirement started as a rest, but after a while she needed purpose and to keep her brain ticking over and found satisfaction in helping others.

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26th Sep 2019
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September gardening

Garden designer Samantha McKay advises what to do this month in the garden.

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24th Sep 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Fashion

Autumn style tips

Helen Venables encourages you to get creative with your wardrobe as autumn arrives with some styling tips for the coming months.

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13th Sep 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Pets

How to manage pet allergies

Living with pets provides an uplift to wellbeing and health - even for those with mild pet allergies. Here are some tips to minimise and control pet allergy symptoms.

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5th Sep 2019
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Greek-style lentils with crumbled feta

A fitting post-summer ode to sunny holidays that is high in fibre and rich in lycopene, folate, potassium and vitamins C and K all folded together with tangy nuggets of crumbled feta.

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4th Sep 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Gardening

Garden successes and failures

Spend half an hour jotting down what worked and what failed of your gardening year. It makes next year's planting and maintenance so much easier.

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29th Aug 2019
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Food & Drink > Recipes

Baked pesto chicken and asparagus flatbread

Blue-eyed TV kitchen adonis Paul Hollywood gets all bakey with these amazingly simple healthy eaters.

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14th Aug 2019
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Barbecue halloumi skewers

A delicious alternative to red meat for you to try on the barbecue.

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8th Aug 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Beauty

Simplifying your summer beauty routine

Tricia Cusden reveals her top tips for streamlining your summer beauty routine to ensure you’re making most of the warmer weather while looking after your skin.

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7th Aug 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Pets

Dog safety in cars

Getting your pet used to travelling requires patience and understanding. Here is all you need to know to keep your dog safe in your car.

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6th Aug 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Gardening

Don’t let your holiday ruin your garden

Gardening expert Maxine Farmer gives her top tips on getting the best out of your garden whilst you’re away on holiday.

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31st Jul 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Food & Drink

Pimm’s and strawberry lollies

Mix up your Pimm’s consumption by making these fun ice lollies, you can guarantee they will impress guests!

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29th Jul 2019
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Fifteen ways to sleep well in the heat

It’s important you get enough sleep and the hot weather can prove to be a challenge - try these tips so it doesn’t get the better of you

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24th Jul 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Fashion

How to take care of your clothes

Don't waste money investing in new clothes only for them to lose shape and lustre. Helen Venables shares tips for keeping your clobber in tip top condition.

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18th Jul 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Food & Drink

British asparagus and prawn tacos with a tomato salsa

For a quick 30-minute meal, load these tacos with pan fried garlicky prawns, asparagus, fiery tomato salsa and fresh coriander and radish

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11th Jul 2019
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Food & Drink > Recipes

Vegetarian picnic sandwiches

Cutting meat out of sandwiches can leave them bland and uninspiring but with a bit of creativity these vegetarian options will have your taste buds singing

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4th Jul 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Relationships

Dating over 60 more likely to be a success story

Life experience and strong sense of self-worth help older daters make the right relationship choices.

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3rd Jul 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Gardening

Flower beds - filling the gaps

High summer can expose some of your planting oversights - so if there are dull spots in your garden, consider filling those spots with colour.

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2nd Jul 2019
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