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pasta recipes

Delicious pasta recipes

When it comes to pasta, keep flavours simple, prepare vegetables properly and remember that almost anything can be saved with a little Parmesan cheese. Here are our favourite recipes...

How much will you get?

new State Pension

Pension advice: The new State Pension rules were introduced in April, but what do they mean for you?

arrow Where to get impartial pension guidance

Paul McKenna on sugar

Paul McKenna

Healthy eating: Paul McKenna answers all your questions on how to break the sugar habit.

arrow Blood sugar diet recipes


February book club

Laurie Frankel collage

Books: Our pick for February will make you laugh and cry - and see the world differently.

arrow See our recommended reads


Become a runner with Couch to 5K

Senior woman jogging

Exercise: If you think you're 'not a runner', we beg to differ. Here's how to make it to 5K step by step.

arrow 10 ways to keep your mind sharp


Do you have a fear of flying?

woman on a plane with anxiety

Travel: Petrified to set foot on a plane? Our experts offer their advice on how to overcome this fear.

arrow How to manage anxiety and panic attacks


Knit a hat for the Big Knit campaign

The Big Knit campaign

Campaign: Knit a hat to help keep older people warm this winter and win a prize!

arrow How to keep your house warm during winter


Travel gems to beat the blues

travel gems

Travel: Want to escape the cold for sunnier climes? Here are our favourite idyllic resorts...

arrow The Gransnet guide to cruising

Need to declutter?


Decluttering: Read on for our guide to buying and selling on eBay.

arrow Six great reasons to downsize

How to get healthier hair

Healthy hair

Hair: Blogger and nutritionist Suzi Grant shares her top tips on how to improve the condition of your hair.

arrow Hairstyles for thinning hair


Would you try an empathy walk?

Grandfather and granddaughter walking

Granparenting: Are today's children lacking in empathy? And could this be the solution?

arrow Baking with grandkids

Grandparents' rights to contact

grandparents' rights

Health: Find out where you stand when it comes to access to your grandchildren.

arrow Long-distance grandparenting


Recipes for Burns Night

burns night menu

Food: We've put together a Burns Night menu full of traditional recipes recommended by gransnetters.

arrow Warming winter soups


What to have for dinner tonight?

salmon in parma ham

Food: Lacking inspiration? We've got daily dinner suggestions that are quick and easy.

arrow More tasty recipes

Be a local editor

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Local: Want to show off your local area or meet new people? Become a Local Editor and do both...

arrow Find your Gransnet Local site