Due to economic cutbacks some three years ago they decided that the borough's archives would be open to the public on one day only a week with one archivist available who would need to be supported by two volunteers. I had been thinking about doing some voluntary work and decided I could give half a day a month.
Pickwell Manor in North Devon is every kid's paradise, with tons of fun outdoor and indoor activities to appeal to their sense of curiosity and adventure. Tracey from Pickwell shares her top 10 ideas for making autumn fun.
With growing concern about an obesity epidemic amongst pets, the finger is sometimes pointed at overweight owners. Running with your dog is a great way for you to both stay fit.
Times are evolving for the over 50s and with technology changing how we live our lives, the chasm between the values held between the older generation and young has never appeared so great.
What a wonderful surprise to win the competition. What a delightful opportunity for some quality mother and daughter time in beautiful surroundings.
Lace making is an ancient craft and objects resembling bobbins have been found dating from Roman times but no records of their use have been found.
Knitting is going through a renaissance but have you ever wondered how it all began? It has such an interesting history dating back thousands of years.
Carole's charming and optimistic tale, Bright Penny, really shone amongst the entries; her captivating storyline brought to life by her wonderful writing style.
Self-publishing is the buzz word within the publishing industry. Jane Rowland, from Matador, a leading UK self-publishing company explains why.