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  • A cocktail, and make it snappy!

    We’ve collated the best bars across the Muddy counties in which to whet your whistle with your favourite tipple. Ibuprofen at the ready? Then we’ll begin!

    • Gastro Heaven!

      30 of the best cookery courses to tantalise your tastebuds, and impress even the fussiest dinner guest.

    • Sunday lunch sorted

      Bring on the Yorkshire puds! The best spots for a weekend nosh up across 18 Muddy counties.

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  • Family-friendly rentals

    Need to reconnect with your fam? We have just the thing to help – 30 gorgeous self-catering cottages across the Muddy counties!

    • Booking your family hols?

      Don't do anything till you've seen Flight Centre's first Family Adventures brochure - and put yourself in the running for a £20k dream trip!

    • Fancy a weekend away in Kent?

      Course you do! We've teamed up with Southeastern to give you the lowdown on the Garden of England's hidden gems. PLUS we're giving away a luxe weekend stay there worth £500! Aren't we nice?

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  • Gotta Have It

    This brilliant (and local) new sunscreen is among our top picks to refresh your summer beauty routine. Summer, we’re gunning for you.

    • Cute babywear

      Is there a new little prince or princess in your family too? Click this way for the cutest newborn clothes around. Awwww!

    • Gotta have it

      Counting the days until Christmas? Here, we can help with that! Open the door to the best alternative advent calendars.

  • Muddy meets Nik Kershaw

    Nik Kershaw is laconic, laid-back, and *very very* funny – read on for his views on Live Aid, embarrassing his kids, the Let’s Rock the Moor pecking order and (OMG) being a grandfather!

    • No, Tom, Noooooo!

      Is this the most excruciatingly cringey celebrity advert ever? Quite possibly Mr Hiddleston, quite possibly!

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