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  • The Muddy Awards 2017: the finalists

    Sooo many votes to count. I'm number blind, but we have our finalists. Did your faves make the top 5?

  • It’s back! The Muddy Awards 2017

    Roll that drum, my Mudsters! Dig out your Dior, polish that crystal and put the champers on ice, because the Muddy Awards are rolling into town. We want to shout from the rooftops (hard in heels, but we’ll give it our best shot) about Berkshire’s indy businesses in all their quirky, unmissable, glorious erm, glory – from food producers to destination pubs, fabulous theatres to fashion […]

  • Tried & tested: Gilded Hair, Wokingham

    I’m full of admiration for this little pocket rocket of a hair salon tucked away in Wokingham’s delightfully quirky Holme Grange Craft Village. First off, Gilded Hair won Best Hair Salon in the recent Muddy Berkshire Awards. Secondly, there’s nothing around here quite like it. A little space of follicular perfection, set in a modest, cosy space – […]

  • Fizz, fun and frolics! The Muddy Awards drinkies

    I’m not sure Basildon Park quite knew what hit it on Thursday as we staged a Muddy Takeover of the stunning Garden Room and rose garden for the Muddy Stilettos Awards Winners’ Party! All I know is that everyone seemed to have a great time, enjoyed delicious fizz and nibbles, and made some new friends. And most importantly, amidst all the […]

  • The winners of the Muddy Awards 2016 are…

    That’s it, the Muddy Stilettos Awards 2016 are officially over! After two months of hard-fought competition, and an incredible 20,000+ (yup!) of you lovely, loyal Berkshire folk casting your votes for your favourite local shops, businesses and people, the Muddy’s have come to a glorious close. (Oh come on, if I don’t say it, who will?). Thank you all so much […]

  • The Muddy Awards 2016 – Round 2 ding! ding!

    OMG! It has been a massive task of bean-counting to work out who the Finalists in this year’s Muddy Stilettos Awards are but we have our shortlist – 150 businesses in 30 categories, all vying for your love! There are loads of BRILLIANT businesses to vote for and they are already throwing everything at it, which […]

  • Just two weeks left to vote in the Muddys!

    The first week of voting on the Muddy Awards is already done – a big thank you for all the tips on great places so far, some amazing ones that I didn’t know about, so twill be fun letting you all know about them in the months to come! There are now only TWO weeks […]

  • The Awards are go-go-go!

    OK mes amis, The Muddy Stilettos Awards 2016 have started – started I tell you! – and though I say it myself, they’re looking well foxy. There are 30 essential lifestyle categories, designed to inform all aspects of your free time, including Best Destination Pub, Best Bookshop, Best Wine Store, Best Family Attraction, Best Local Producer, […]

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