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Friday, January 13, 2017

The word ‘wassail’ comes from the Anglo¬Saxon greeting Wæs þu hæl (‘be in good health’), to which the correct response is of course Drinc hæl. As drinking toasts go, preferable to ‘cheers’, I think.

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Friday, September 30, 2016

Want a quick break from the Cotswolds, without spending half a day on the motorway or wedged into a seat on a cattle-class flight? A quick jaunt down the M5 and you too could be jumping the waves on a Devon beach

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Candia McKormack experiences the extreme highs and lows of an astonishing comedy with a dark – but warm – heart at Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre

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Monday, August 1, 2016

From the honey-coloured stone cottages in Burford, to the medieval architecture of Winchcombe high street, the Cotswolds are home to some of the most beautiful scenes in the world. But how many of these pretty towns and villages have you visited?

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Monday, July 11, 2016

Cotswold villages are some of the most beautiful in Britain – think honey-coloured cottages, cosy pubs, tiny tearooms and narrow streets. We pick ten of the prettiest Cotswolds villages to explore.

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People

Sunday, December 11, 2016

The satirical, lyrical, empirical journalist AA Gill has died. In our own tribute, we republish an interview from 2005, with a new introduction by Katie Jarvis.

He will be missed.

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

We love nothing better at this time of year than spending some time clowning around with Tweedy…

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Candia McKormack experiences the extreme highs and lows of an astonishing comedy with a dark – but warm – heart at Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre

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Monday, September 26, 2016

Reece Shearsmith and Ken Stott are starring in The Dresser at Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre, from Sept 27 to Oct 1, 2016

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Gloucestershire’s Charlotte Dujardin retains her Olympic title, whilst posting a new Olympic record with her dancing partner Valegro at Rio 2016

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Food & Drink

Monday, August 8, 2016

Afternoon Tea, once the preserve of high society, is now widely available in cafés, tearooms and restaurants across Britain. This is no less true in the Cotswolds, where you can delight in a cream tea or sip a delicate speciality blend in virtually every town and village in the region. To help you choose, here’s our selection of the best places to enjoy afternoon tea around the Cotswolds.

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Whether you’re a loyal local or a visitor to the area, you’ll never be far from a charming real ale pub in the Cotswolds.

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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Friday, September 11, 2015

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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Experience the beauty of rolling English countryside, quaint limestone villages, stunning stately homes and imposing castles by visiting the Cotswolds. But there’s more to do than just relax in this beautiful region of south England.

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Monday, July 27, 2015

Sylva Group tells how its timber frame building provides dedicated work premises as well as additional living accommodation, giving a young family more space to work, rest and play at their Oxfordshire home.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

It’s important to make your mark in a home, but faced with a blank canvas, the task isn’t always easy. However, Richard and Louise Harvey are on hand to help in their shop, The Richard Harvey Collection.

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