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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?

One gransnetter tells us how she's kept spirits up since becoming a widow.




arrow Connecting generations

paranormal activity

Have you ever encountered paranormal activity? What are your memories of it and how did it make you feel?



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places to visit in the uk

The best places to visit in the UK complete with a book (or three) that features the local area.




arrow Local bookshops


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



arrow Local art and craft classes
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