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New Year, New You

Yup, New Year is the time for making resolutions about being a better, kinder and fitter person. Whether you want to improve your exercise regime or your attitude, we’ve got a book for you… You are a Badass is Jen Sincero’s take no prisoners self-help book. Subtitled How to stop doubting your greatness and start…

David Lloyd – The place for active kids

When your kids are going to school and coming home in the dark, outside play isn’t really an option, but we all know how important exercise is. The World Health Organisation recommends children over the age of five should do at least 60 minutes of vigorous exercise a day, with younger kids doing 30 minutes.…

A stitch in time

Art quilt-maker, textile artist and ceramicist Jane Appelbee discusses growing up in a house full of artists… I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t interested in making. It was inevitable. My mother was the WWII Official War Artist, Frances MacDonald, and my father was a Civil List Pensioner for Services to Art, Leonard Appelbee.…

Top wedding ring tips from Finnies

With a million and one things that can be stressful when making preparations for your wedding, here at Finnies we are dedicated to ensuring that choosing the perfect wedding ring isn’t one of them. With over 55 years’ experience helping couples get ready for their big day, the team at Finnies are well placed to…

Fabulous style in the West End

For the past six years, Dean Morrice has been kept secret by some of the North-east’s most gloriously stylish women, but now the secret is out! Previously, Dean worked from home to transform tired tresses into stunning styles but now he’s opening his first ever salon in the city. Chez Dean will offer his unique…

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