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LIVE 24-SEVEN - FEBRUARY 2018


CONTENTS 10


IN THIS ISSUE


INTERVIEW WITH OCTAVIA SPENCER Octavia Spencer made her big screen breakthrough in 2011, as Minny in Tate Taylor’s drama The Help. The role won Spencer the Academy Award along with Golden Globe, BAFTA, SAG and Critics’ Choice recognition for Best Supporting Actress. Here she explains more about the film and her role which she said she ‘jumped at the opportunity to play’…


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VALENTINES GIFT GUIDE A present, small or extravagant, is always appreciated on Valentine’s Day. Here’s some gift inspiration…


RETAIL THERAPY Make it a red hot February with our pick of some of the great product offerings from across the area……


CLAIRE IN THE COUNTY Claire Thayers gives her advice on what is meant to be the most romantic day of the year.


FASHION, HEALTH & BEAUTY We pick out some of the latest treatments that would be the perfect Valentine’s gift and explore some new boutiques to bring your wardrobe back up to date.


FEBRUARY FASHION Our monthly round up of fashion, accessories and jewellery from some of your favourite local boutiques.


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EDITOR’S PICKS The pencil skirt escapes from the boardroom to socialise; slingbacks are the shoe of choice and swing low with the earrings this month…


DR. MICHAEL BETTERIDGE Dental implants can bring back quality of life, comfort and aesthetics. This has a positive impact on your self-confidence – with teeth that look, feel and function like your natural ones.


BEAUTY-FULL NEWS Chanel’s new spring collection is inspired by the colours of Naples; from lush greens to bright reds and pastel yellow, there’s even a blue lipgloss that tones down a fiery shade…Bellisima.


WEDDINGS Coverage of one reader’s stunning wedding and a venue feature that takes in some of the most coveted hotels, bridal boutiques and unique hosts for your own special day…


WEDDING WOES Susan Blanchfield regards the wedding culture as it is in modern Britain today.


MRS & MR JONES For a winter break, Mrs & Mr Jones headed off for a weekend in Krakow, Poland. Whilst this city can be quite chilly, there are plenty of cafés and bars to warm up in.


PROPERTY & INTERIORS Is now the time you decide to move? We showcase a selection of the loveliest homes from period properties in town and country to contemporary new houses suitable for modern family living.


HOMES & GARDENS Featuring beautiful ideas to update your house and creative ways to refresh your space whether it is new flooring, a bespoke kitchen or a luxury bedroom.


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