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Friday, May 20, 2016
At-Bristol Planetarium

Broaden your horizons this month with a visit to the largest city in the South West of England

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Saturday, May 7, 2016
Bristol Old Vic is undergoing a transformation

Big names in the world of theatre are set to gather for a weekend of celebrations

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Friday, April 29, 2016
The award was presented at Buckingham Palace

We found out what’s happening in the world of education

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Friday, March 11, 2016
Life at Education | These teachers will change your opinion about private school

British public schools reveal 6 things every parent should know before choosing an independent school for your child

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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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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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Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Cornish turbot

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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Sunday, March 27, 2016
A barely-there all-white room can create a stunning statement

Of all the rooms in our home, the bedroom is the one we spend the longest in – even if we are unconscious for much of that time

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Home makeover ideas you need to try now | Life at Home

We take a peek inside 5 beautiful homes featured in Life at Home magazine to discover decorating ideas that will transform your living space

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Celebrity interviews

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


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Monday, December 28, 2015
Jenson Button

British F1 racing star Jenson Button talks to BERNARD BALE about his Somerset childhood, his rise to international sporting fame and why he failed his first driving test

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Kim and Jack Hardin in Fringe marquee

Every year Somerset plays host to one of the greatest festivals in the world, but Andrea Cowan find out there is even more to Glastonbury than the event that bears its name

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Friday, May 6, 2016
Petherton Folk Fest continues a tradition that began in the village in 1231

The pretty Hamstone villages and hamlets of South Somerset are celebrating the season in style

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Ston Easton Park, Radstock

Nestled in 36 acres of beautiful West Country parkland, Ston Easton Park is unique; this country house hotel is adorned with original antique furniture, sumptuous fabrics and glistening chandeliers, yet the warm welcome and homely atmosphere prevails.

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The suite was stunning. Photo: Tim Mercer

Charlotte Skidmore stays in a suite that has quite possibly the best hotel room view in Somerset.

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Thursday, April 7, 2016
10 simple ideas for a beautiful garden this spring (Trudy Wilkerson/Shutterstock)

From the best flowers to plant in spring to inspiring cottage garden style – we reveal 10 things to do this month in the garden to ensure an awesome outside space

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A visit to Chalice Well

Friday, April 1, 2016
The Chalice Well - the lid cover shows the Vesica Piscis symbol

Andrea Cowan takes a moment to reflect at one of Britain’s ancient and most loved holy wells

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

Nestled in 36 acres of beautiful West Country parkland, Ston Easton Park is unique

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
The Babbling Brook

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Thursday, July 16, 2015
Cafe Culture

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The Martlet Inn

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