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Julio Iglesias

Julio Iglesias Q&A

Leave your questions for the best selling Latin superstar by midday on 29 April.

local callout

From craft groups to cake shops, plumbers to parks, Gransnet Local has it covered.


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book festival

Literary festivals

Fancy indulging your bookish tendencies? We've got the lowdown on some of the best literary festivals across the country.

hot cross bun

Hot cross bun recipe

Prefer the DIY approach? Here's the perfect hot cross bun recipe for you to try.


Gransnet and Heartbleed

We'd like to reassure gransnetters that the site has not been affected by the Heartbleed bug.

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los alamos

The Wives of Los Alamos

A look ahead to our May book of the month and a chance to win one of 150 copies.

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Marie Kondo

Keep calm and declutter

Fed up of being surrounded by clutter? <guilty face> We've got a Q&A with "tidy" expert Marie Kondo.

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Heather Reyes

For the love of books

When Heather Reyes was being treated for a serious illness, it was reading that got her through.

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oi frog

Oi Frog!

Our picture book of the month is the hilarious, rhyming tale about one special frog.

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Simnel cake

Simnel cake recipe

A light fruit cake, with tiny marzipan balls neatly placed on top, traditionally served at Easter.

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Gransnet Local

Gransnet Local FAQ

Everything you need to know about finding your local site, adding a listing and getting involved.

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BMI Healthcare

BMI Healthcare on joint pain, women's health and the importance of exercising.

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