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From broken bones to new beginnings

WHEN Tim Bennett was diagnosed with severe osteoporosis and was forced to give up work, he knew he needed something else to occupy his time.
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One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced tech

One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced tech

More than one in ten UK holidaymakers have misplaced an electronic device in their luggage, resulting in them being stopped by airport security, according to a new report.

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Are you satisfied with how your home looks?

Brits are renowned for being house proud, but now new research has revealed we’re a nation that is never truly satisfied with our homes.

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Allotment

Tips for growing your own

Mention growing your own fruit and veg and almost everyone will tell you how much better home-grown produce is than stuff you can buy in your local supermarket.

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A tree fell on a railway line in Lingfield. Picture: Southern rail SUS-170208-164704001

TRAVEL NEWS: Train disruption after tree falls on railway line

Southern rail has reported train distruption after a tree fell on a railway line in Lingfield.

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Gardening tips for gardens in August

Gardening tips for gardens in August

Garry Winwood of Stone Cross Garden Centre looks at how to help your garden through August.

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MP Nick Herbert

UPDATE: MP demands action from Southern rail after ‘intolerable’ problems at station

MP Nick Herbert has demanded action from Southern rail after repeated problems buying a ticket at Hassocks railway station.

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Gardens provide some midsummer magic

Lawrence Smith pays a visit to Parham House to enjoy some midsummer magic.

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The L'Omirans Best Dressed winner 2016 Sarah Weston. Picture: Matt Sills

Win a trip to South Africa at Goodwood’s Ladies’ Day

Traditionally, Ladies’ Day has always been the day of Glorious Goodwood most associated with glamour.

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Kudhva. Picture by Karl Mackie

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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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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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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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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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 official handover to Southwold Railway Trust. Picture: Peter Edgeler

New home found for rare locomotive

Rare but rusting steam locomotive Scaldwell is to be restored to its former glory.

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Lucy Broadwood - picture courtesy of Surrey History Centre

Singers band together to raise cash to repair folk musician’s grave

Lucy Broadwood was one of the main influences of the folk music revival of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. She is buried at St Mary Magdalene Church, Rusper. Irene Shettle, a researcher and traditional folksinger, has organised a concert to raise money to restore Lucy’s grave.

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