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  • Meet The Muddy Awards 2021 winners

    Your votes have been counted and - drumroll please - the results are in. Here are your Muddy Awards 2021 winners. Go say hi, they're local you know!

  • What’s on in Bucks and Oxon this August

    No summer holiday booked? No problem. We've got exhibits bursting with colour, every kind of theatre show, thumping music nights, and more right here in Bucks and Oxon this month.

  • 10 free things to do this summer

    On a budget? A bit of insider knowledge (open gardens, cultural gems, where to play sports...) is all you need. Don't miss these 10 free things to do this summer in Bucks, Oxon, and beyond.

  • Paddles at the ready! Rivers and lakes in Oxon and Bucks

    Extreme heat? We've got the answer: get down to your local waterway for a cooling paddle and a picnic or pint (of Pimms?). Here's the best places to launch your own craft or hire one...

  • Yoga, your fave band, and 6 surprises from Car Fest

    Vegan chefs, hair styling, kids arts and crafts, teens driving lessons... expect the unexpected at Chris Evans' CarFest events in Hants this summer.

  • What’s new, pussycat? It’s the superflashy newsflash!

    Movers, groovers and gossipers, listen up! From new gastropubs to a groovy sculpture garden, here are all the new and exciting ventures in Bucks and Oxon this week.

  • Stuff to do for kids of all ages this summer

    We reckon we've nailed it - we've found activities for every age, from babies to teens. Read on for the best of art, sport, festivals, music and dinos in Bucks and Oxon in July and August 2021

  • Think you know your local gems? Try our hit list…

    Culture, eating out, shopping, things to do, beauty, fitness... here's your super-local guide to the Muddy Awards 2021 finalists in your area.

  • Summer vibes: Oxon’s latest alfresco party venue

    A rustic table setting that's a stone's throw from the Chiltern Way, with wood-fired pizzas and local lager and wine on tap. Stonor's totally nailed it with its new outdoor event space

  • Your health questions answered!

    Don’t understand why the weight won’t shift? Have a back that’s reminiscent of Quasimodo? Muddy puts your questions to Healthily’s chief medical officer, Professor Maureen Baker

  • Where to pick your own in Bucks & Oxon

    Grab your straw hat and wicker basket: it's summer in England, which means it's time to PYO. From sumptuous strawberries to green veg to blooming bouquets, here's where to pick 'em.

  • Can Haringtons tame the Muddy mane?

    Fly-away hair with lots of grey? Not just me then... The challenge for award-winning hairdresser and colourist Barry was to create a style that will still look good a week later

  • 47 adult courses to book this summer

    Fancy learning a new skill? From mastering mixology to crafting jewellery to keeping bees, Muddy has the lowdown of all the best and brightest adult courses to book this summer.

  • Their words: what kids really think of online school

    What if you're too scared to put your hand up in class, too exhausted to get out of bed, struggle with SEN, or too busy playing golf? Four kids explain why they made the switch and what they think of life at InterHigh, an online school.

  • City slickin’: what’s on in London this summer

    London's shaking off the lockdown cobwebs with a host of awesome events. Bag yourself the best tickets now with our guide to what's on in the capital.

  • 58 things to glam up your garden

    Garden parties are go, people! But, oh God — is that really the state of the patio? Glam up the garden and impress your guests with these 58 must-have garden objects.

  • Wealth – how to get it, grow it, and keep it in the family

    From university fees to care homes and to buying property, families are stepping in like never before to beat the tax man and help their relatives. Here's what you need to know to join them.

  • Letterbox cheer: best gifts by post

    Share the love in lockdown (we’re almost there!) with one of these fun letterbox gift ideas, from book bundles and candles, to beauty boxes and wine.

  • Half-term hack: the best online courses for kids

    Run out of ways to entertain the kiddos? Check out Muddy's list of the best online classes and workshops that you can do from anywhere across the country, just in time for half-term.

  • Alexa’s got a new, hunky look

    Seen Amazon's new Alexa ad? You're not going to want to miss it. Hello, Michael B. Jordan. We're desperate to know when we'll be able to purchase something like this IRL...

  • 5 ways you can master your finances

    It’s February and you’re still skint. In this most miserable of months cheer yourself up by plotting your ultimate financial comeback. It's easier than you think!

  • Boredom begone: online courses & classes to do right now

    Bored at home? No longer! Muddy's been hard at work finding you the very best online class to do in your county. From computer coding to nipple tassels, we've got it all.

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    Is your sex life suffering in lockdown?

    Is lockdown 3.0 wrecking your sex life and pushing your relationship to the limits? We hear you. Read on for our expert guide on how to Covid-proof your love life.

  • harry styles

    Is that who I think it is…?! Our favourite music video cameos

    In need of some light-hearted fun? Er, hell yeah! Here, check out Harry Styles and Phoebe Waller-Bridge dancing around in sparkly suits (plus five more brilliant music video cameos).

  • Ultimate dream properties for 2021

    Let's face it. We’ve been staring at our walls, like, forever and we’ve completed every last bit of DIY imaginable. So you know what that means? That’s right: time to move. See if any of these incredible properties take your fancy.

  • Is it time to start your own business?

    2020 has forced many of us to radically rethink our careers, goals and dreams. Muddy meets four inspiring women who took control and started their own businesses during Covid. Is it time we joined them?</a

  • Fancy a Weekend Escape?

    Well, you're in the right place! Check out brand new, brilliant guide to help you find the perfect break - from a relaxed family hotel to countryside self-catering, easy day trip or a special occasion space. Now go forth and staycay!

  • Today’s Muddy motivation: This girl can!

    Juggling motherhood, jiggly bits and the barriers to exercising, This Girl Can is back with its brand new campaign for National Fitness Day and we LOVE it!

  • The Muddy insider guide to Cornwall

    Planning to staycay this summer? Our curated guide to Cornwall is packed with our in-the-know tips and up to date openings. Just add flipflops and sunshine.

  • 58 staycation self-catering stays

    Planning a staycation for when lockdown eases up? It's your resident travel agent here with 58 gorgeous self-catering stays across the 24 Muddy counties.

  • House swap – what will £500,000 get you?

    Nothing like a lockdown to make you appreciate your home - or make you want to move when it gets lifted. But what will your money get you across the Muddy counties?

  • Dog-friendly stays

    Have pooch, will travel? Here are 43 stays across the Muddy counties that are all Fido-friendly to bookmark for a later date.

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