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The Church of St Martha-on-the-Hill

Do you have a special place that you like to visit time and time again? Have you been inspired by a recent day out?



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places to visit in Essex

With its pretty countryside, stately homes, and not to mention the oldest town in Britain, a visit to Essex is a must.


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making friends after 50

If you have moved to a new area or simply need a pal, making friends isn't as hard as you might think.



arrow Neighbourliness - is it in decline?
places to visit in the uk

The best places to visit in the UK complete with a must-read for each.





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charitable work

Whether it's to make new friends or learn a skill, here's how you can help your local community through charitable work. 



arrow Get fit in your local area

From neighbourhood favourites to secret gems, our local editors have been busy collating their recommendations.



arrow Local art and craft classes