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  • Find your fun in Berkshire this week

    September is almost over but there's still fun to be had (*ahem* while we can), from a royal wedding exhibition and jousting tournament to drive in opera. Go Go Go!

  • Stanlake Park PINOT NOIR Rosé

    Clink! 13 tasty local tipples

    Kids are in school, everyone's still standing - just about – and it's the weekend. No other reason necessary to crack open a bottle of Berkshire's finest.

  • Collapsable Oliver Bonas travel mug

    Back-to-school for grown-ups

    The kids may be going back to school but why should they get all the new gear? We all deserve new boots and bags too. Here's our pick for September style.

  • The latest news and hot goss in the ‘hood

    Boom! New season, new school term and new news. No need to have your ear to the ground when Muddy's on the scene with the latest rumblings in the Berkshire 'hood.

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    In the pink: the rosé revolution

    Once dismissed as "lady petrol" rosé wine is now officially the drink of the summer. Read on for tips on the best to buy, and that all important question - does it give you a hangover?

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    Perky picnicware

    I declare picnic season open. Get ready for a summer of meals on the move with these stylish and practical picnic must-haves.

  • Mirepoix Dine In At Home fine dining home dining experience

    7 of the best posh takeaways

    Gagging to sink your teeth into some chefy posh nosh? Don't wait until lockdown lift off, your training starts now with Berkshire's fanciest takeaways.

  • Parent ‘Lockdown learning’ survey – the results

    Earlier this month we commissioned our own comprehensive survey amongst Muddy readers into Lockdown Learning – and we’ve been blown away by the response! Thank you to the 1200 of you who expressed how you felt about virtual-schooling, the difficulties you and your children were facing, as well as revealing surprise success stories and offering […]

  • Shepherd's Hut Chieveley

    11 stunning self-catering stays in Berks

    Who needs to go abroad with stays like this on our doorstep? If you're looking for a stylish escape close to home for when lockdown lifts, read on.

  • Sézane’s sexy homeware (and hot interior deals)

    We're lusting after the chic French brand's new homeware range, plus we've rooted out the best interior and home bargains online to add to your shopping basket pronto.

  • Bray Lake Berkshire view trees reflected in water

    8 mood-boosting Spring walks

    There's nothing like fresh air and a shot of Vitamin D to boost your mood. Call it medicine for your mind. Here's 10 Spring walks to stop you going stir crazy.

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    This week

    Mon 3 – Sun 9 Feb: Time to come out o hibernation as comedian Josh Widdicombe takes to the stage in Windsor; the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition opens in Newbury and Madonna's in residence at the Palladium.

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