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Friday, July 22, 2016
River Avon and Pultney Bridge. Photo csfotoimages / Thinkstock

From sipping Champagne overlooking the city to exploring 100 years of fashion, here’s Phoebe Cleghorn’s guide to how to spend the summer in Bath

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Thursday, July 14, 2016
Cyclist descending Cheddar Gorge

In the first in a series of cycle rides, Giles Belbin explores cathedrals, caves and kings on this 30 mile route, starting and finishing in Somerset’s wonderful small city

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016
the woodland library at Lydeard St Lawrence Primary School

Sarah Ford looks at what is going on in the world of education

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Monday, June 27, 2016
Millfield Colour Run

Charlotte Skidmore looks at what is going on in the world of education

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Friday, May 13, 2016
Stoke St Mary is an attractive village

Not far from the hurry of the M5 and Taunton town centre lie attractive countryside, historic villages and paths redolent with history

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Thursday, June 16, 2016
The team at Yeo Valley share some of their top barbecue recipes

Yeo Valley canteen is proud of the beef it serves up to staff and customers as it’s from its own animals grown on its own farm. Here the Somerset producer shares a great recipe for turning that meat into sumptuous summer burgers, along with a bit on the side and something sweet for afters.

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Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Hot chocolate fondant

The alternative menu: Sam Moody is Executive Head Chef at The Bath Priory. Here he has come up with something a little different for Christmas Day.

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Picture by William Goddard Photography

From beautiful barn conversions and Georgian mansions to fairytale cottages, we take a look at the inspirational interiors of three stunning homes in England

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Friday, July 15, 2016
Cute desk storage that doubles as objet in your guest room. Mint Marble Table Malp £58, Betsy Jewellery Box £59, Eva Jewellery Box £69. All from oliverbonas.com

Smart design and functional living – interiors expert Mel Thorne explains how to create multipurpose spaces that can do it all

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Celebrity interviews

Friday, June 10, 2016
Gerry Cottle

Bernard Bale speaks to the attraction owner who also happens to be one of the biggest names in the magical world of circus.

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016
John was brought up in Weston super Mare


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Sleep under the stars. Photo Rahul Thanki (rspb-images.com)

RSPB Somerset volunteer Becky Hughes is encouraging us to be inspired by nature during the charity’s fourth Wild Sleepout event

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Friday, July 22, 2016
Boats at Porlock Weir

When the sun is shining and you’ve got some well deserved time off, try these 30 ways to explore our glorious Somerset coast

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Ad Feature: The Hatch Inn

Friday, July 22, 2016
The Hatch Inn

The Hatch inn offers a warm and friendly welcome whether you are looking to dine in the restaurant or simply relax with coffee, cake and a paper.

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Friday, June 10, 2016
(c) Shaiith, Getty Images

Calling all vegans and vegetarians! We have lots of delicious eateries in Somerset to curb your hunger: everything from cleansing juices and breakfasts to three course fine dining

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Friday, July 22, 2016
The landscaped garden adjoins the grade II-listed house which dates back to the time of Queen Anne Garden

Somerset garden has been transformed into a number of beautiful spaces by a team of volunteers

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Monkton Elm Garden Centre x Somerset Life

Somerset Life has teamed up with Monkton Elm Garden Centre to create a special tribute to our county

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Wednesday, November 4, 2015
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Thursday, July 30, 2015
Outside Ston Easton Park Hotel

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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