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Summer reads for kids

Win £200 worth of books for the grandkids

We have a bumper selection of brilliant new summer reads for children of all ages to be won, from tots right up to teens. That'll keep them occupied over the school holidays...

STIs and women over 50

sexual health

Health: With figures doubling in the past decade, we need to talk about sexual health.

arrow Sex and the menopause


Win a £100 voucher

Soreen competition

Competition: Win a host of delicious Soreen goodies, plus a John Lewis voucher.

arrow £400 worth of summer reads to win

Sizzling summer reads to win

summer reads

Competition: Win a whopping £400 worth of summer page-turners to get lost in.

arrow Best books for children


The over 60s beauty guide

Over 60s beauty

Style & beauty: From fixing thin eyebrows, to how to transition to grey hair, here's your beauty bible.

arrow Over 50s fashion


Combating loneliness

going online

Loneliness: Could going online be the answer?

arrow How to find work when you're over 50

July book club preview

Graham Norton

Books: A surprising, compelling and gripping story by TV presenter Graham Norton.

arrow Gransnet recommended reads


Britain's secret beaches

hidden beach

Local travel: We've sniffed out some of the best secluded and quiet beaches in the UK.

arrow Places to visit in Essex

Do you look after your grandchildren?

grandparents and childcare

Childcare: Take our childcare survey and you could win £100.

arrow Take our short survey here


Allotment ideas

allotment ideas

Gardening: What should you plant and when is the best time? A month-by-month planner.

arrow 5 reasons to love your garden

Best exercises for over 50s

exercise over 50s

Fitness: The best exercise routines as recommended by gransnetters.

arrow Nutrition and health advice


What's your name?

names for grandparents

Grandparenting: Are you Granny, Grandma or...Nanoo?

arrow Grandparents' right to contact


Seven secret make-up tips

7 secret beauty tips

Beauty: Make-up tips every woman over 50 should know.

arrow Guide to foundation, BB and CC creams


What to have for dinner tonight?

chicken with peaches

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

arrow More tasty recipes

Be a local editor

local call out

Local: Would you like to meet more people in your local area? Find a new hobby? Make new friends?

arrow Find your local site