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Unusual and quirky places to stay in the UK

Staycations have recently stepped up a gear. Instead of booking into a luxurious hotel people are starting to become a little more adventurous in their accommodation choices.

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Dukes picnic in Green Park

Champions League of picnics in Green Park with Dukes

By Derren Howard

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Images courtesy of Patronato de Turismo de Fuerteventura

Viva La Isla Fuerteventura! - Island of the Eternal Spring

Fuerteventura, located only one hundred kilometres from the coast of North Africa, covers 640 square miles and is the second largest of the ‘Islas Canarias’.

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Go wild in the country for National Parks Week

Go wild in the country for National Parks Week

Whether you are a thrillseeker yearning for the great outdoors,or just fancy a more sedate break in calming surroundings, Britain’s 15 National Parks offer the chance to spend some time with nature.

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Boston House ... school fees in 1901 were 41 guineas per term with supplements for music and riding

NOSTALGIA: Eastbourne educational establishment nearly two centuries old

Boston House is now home to the VIth form of Moira House but was once a prestigious girls’ school in its own right, writes Michael Ockenden.

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Eastbourne nostalgia - Boston House

What became of Eastbourne girls’ school?

Boston House is now home to the VIth form of Moira House but was once a prestigious girls’ school in its own right.

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Beautiful yuyuan garden at night,traditional shopping area in shanghai, China. SUS-170806-161017001

Chinese whispers

Jeannine Williamson discovers culture and good fortune in China

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Purrfect interior design

Top 10 tips for purrfect interior design

With about half of UK households owning a pet (according to latest RSPCA figures) how can you live in interior design harmony with your furry friends?

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etc Columnist: Louise Margaret

etc Columnist: Louise Margaret

Louise Margaret wonders whether her approach to dieting will take off.

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Time to get out in the garden

Time to get out in the garden

Stone Cross Garden Centre on the jobs to do this month.

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Quinta Do Lago South golf course

Stunning setting in the heart of the Algarve

Sol Buckner tests his game at one of the most impressive golfing venues in Europe.

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Kids get bored after just ten days of the summer holidays

Kids get bored after just ten days of the summer holidays

Parents beware - the average child will utter their first ‘I’m bored …’ just TEN DAYS into the summer holidays.

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The Fish Finger sandwich

VIDEO: Revamp the Fish Finger sandwich at home with Ruth Langsford

Television presenter, Ruth Langsford is a busy working mum and knows how much pressure there is to put something tasty on the table that will be enjoyed by everyone.

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Pomodoro e Mozarella Restaurant in Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby)

Food review: Pomdoro, Eastbourne

Ginny Sanderson samples a taste of Italy in the heart of Eastbourne.

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Would you like to take part in the next MasterChef?

Contestants wanted for BBC’s amateur MasterChef

The BBC is on the lookout for the next amateur MasterChef champion.

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Taste of the chippy at home

VIDEO: Recreate the authentic taste of The Chippy at Home With Ruth Langsford

Television presenter, Ruth Langsford is a busy working mum and knows how much pressure there is to put something tasty on the table that will be enjoyed by everyone.

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Offering support to teenagers

Offering support to teenagers

Being a teenager can be a tricky time Charlotte Harding finds out more about a service offering support.

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It’s time to Swoove it

It’s time to Swoove it

Charlotte Harding finds out the fitness benefits of combining singing and dancing.

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The National Allotment Society. Picture: Hester Blewit

Jobs to tackle on your allotment in July

The National Allotment Society shares its tips on what jobs you should prioritise this month.

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The Titanic

NOSTALGIA: Titanic musician’s link to Eastbourne

The June 2017 meeting of the Eastbourne Local History Society was well attended and members were treated to an illustrated talk by David Clark of memories of RMS Titanic and John Wesley Woodward, the brave cellist who played in the orchestra as the ship was sinking and who is commemorated on a plaque in the Eastbourne bandstand, writes Frank Lane.

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