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14 Great UK summer camps for kids

14 Great UK summer camps for kids

The summer holidays can be a wonderful and relaxing time, until you add children in to the equation. Steal a bit of peace and quiet; Samantha Laurie looks at some of the best British summer camps to send the little monsters off to.... Read More ›

20mph zones: join the debate

20mph zones: join the debate

Samantha Laurie celebrates the next wave of 20mph areas moving into Wandsworth, and invites you to add your thoughts to the debate... Read More ›

Birds of a feather: RSPB Garden Birdwatch

Birds of a feather: RSPB Garden Birdwatch

Emma Pritchard plans to gaze at her garden – as part of the annual RSPB Garden Birdwatch, taking just an hour at the end of the month... Read More ›

Christmas lights in Richmond, Santa at the Vineyard

The lights in Richmond Town Centre will be switching on November 27, with great Christmas fun and an appearance from Santa himself at the Vineyard Community Centre... Read More ›

Feed the birds

Feed the birds

Emma Pritchard breaks the ice, with advice on how to take care of our feathered friends as the frost kicks in... Read More ›

Craft and care: customise your Christmas

Preparing for the festive season? Emma Pritchard looks to local independent crafters for a custom Christmas – or help making your own... Read More ›

Place2Be: the children’s mental health charity

Place2Be: the children’s mental health charity

Mental health among children is in crisis. Samantha Laurie on how charity Place2Be is stemming the tide... Read More ›

DIY half-term: school holidays on a budget

DIY half-term: school holidays on a budget

Jennifer Coburn takes on pizzerias, the great outdoors and Taylor Swift in an effort to keep the kids entertained at half-term without breaking the bank... Read More ›

Have dog, will travel: doggy holidays

Have dog, will travel: doggy holidays

These days having a pet is no impediment to luxury vacationing. Sarah Tucker dips a paw in the water... Read More ›

Pooches in Pubs across SW London

Pooches in Pubs across SW London

Man's best friend, but possibly not his best drinking partner – until now. Catherine Whyte blows the (dog) whistle for Brakspear's new canine pub initiative. ... Read More ›

Thames Young Mariners: camping and caoeing

Thames Young Mariners: camping and caoeing

Teepee by the Thames! The Thames Young Mariners are offering Saturday sailing school and weekly sports courses in September, Samantha Laurie reports... Read More ›

Talking tech: computer camps for kids and teens

Talking tech: computer camps for kids and teens

Python coding, building robots, designing apps; welcome to computer camp. Samantha Laurie rolls out the digital days of summer... Read More ›

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