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A Taste of Derbyshire: The Old Original Bakewell Pudding Shop

In a brand new series, we’re celebrating the best food and drink in the region and the story of the people who make it. The first stop on our travels is a quaint little bakery nestled in the heart of the Peak District, famous for a centuries-old, top secret pudding recipe.

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pebble: the magazine making ripples in the sustainability movement

Powered by growing trends such as ‘slow living’ and ‘millennial minimalism’, sustainability is enjoying a resurgence in popularity. We spoke to Georgina Wilson-Powell, the creator and editor of pebble magazine, about her dedication to changing the way we see sustainability, and how social media is helping new ideas to thrive within the community.

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Make your next away day work for you

The words ‘away day’ might conjure up images of go-karting with your boss and endless presentations. But if you ditch the corporate jargon and organised fun, away days can be a great way to add value to your business and get the very best out of your team.

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Why we should all embrace our lazy side

Which sounds more tempting – lazing on the sofa in your pyjamas or dashing around with a to-do list the length of your arm? For most, it's a no-brainer. 

Tom Hodgkinson, editor of The Idler, created a magazine dedicated to the wonderful art of being lazy. We grabbed Tom for a chat to find out why we should stop feeling guilty about being idle and embrace it instead. 

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Behind-the-scenes with Nelson's Gin

We love independent businesses – and we have a particular soft spot for those who just so happen to make our favourite after work tipple.

To celebrate all things gin, we recently paid a visit to Neil and Greg at Nelson’s Gin.

After having a nosy around the Staffordshire gin distillery, we chatted to the duo to find out how Nelson’s was born, what their favourite flavour combinations are and what makes a fab gin.



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