Celebrity Interviews

Monday, June 22, 2020

From the joys of the Scarecrow Festival to the thrill of smashing wall tiles on the road, the Cotswold cousins have it covered

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Candia McKormack talks to Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen about working on a design project close to his heart – and Siddington home – as well as trying to get home from Australia during lockdown, and seeking the elusive positives in Covid-19

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The WWII veteran was honoured with a happy birthday to the sound of train horns and his own train entering service for key workers

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New Wave icons Squeeze will be playing hits from their 45-year career at Cheltenham Jazz Festival in May, alongside rarities from their back catalogue and solo albums. Katie Jarvis spoke to Glenn Tilbrook: lead singer, guitarist and the man behind those classic melodies

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Interview with Tim Brooke-Taylor

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Actor, writer and comedian Tim Brooke-Taylor – patriotic coward in the Goodies; regular panellist on Radio 4’s I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue – has known them all: John Cleese, Peter Cook, Humphrey Lyttelton, Eric Morecambe... Sparky, the smooth-haired Border Terrier. Katie Jarvis asked her own comedy hero how it feels to be a comedy hero

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Local People

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Advance planning, also known as end-of-life planning, means putting plans and paperwork in place so that those organising your funeral and sorting out your estate will know what to do when you die.

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Our beloved Cheltenham Festivals have been put on hold during the coronavirus crisis – but they’re as busy as ever! Their creative education work has been providing solace for young and old alike during lockdown. July is traditionally Cheltenham Music Festival month: Katie Jarvis spoke with Ali Mawle, the festivals’ director of learning and public engagement, about how we can all benefit from their work

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‘You’re probably like me, sitting staring at a computer screen in the back bedroom while trying to work out what day it is’

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From 3D-printed visors and scrub production to hand sanitisers and IT support, Cotswold businesses and communities are rallying to help our key workers

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From dealing with extreme fatigue, dehydration and constant nausea, to tackling storms and being stalked by a shark, a brother-and-sister team from Gloucestershire took on the ultimate challenge to become the first sibling team to row an ocean

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Charity

Thursday, April 30, 2020

What is a day like for a cute little chihuahua at the home?

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

Find out how you can double your donation to the home during these times which are particularly hard on pets

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Tony Raybone has a distinguished history of charity work and now helps provide homes for former services personnel who are having a hard time in life

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Cheltenham Ladies’ College students visited one of Cheltenham’s residential homes with VR equipment and brought joy to residents

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The annual fair, in support of WellChild, is taking place this week – and it offers plenty of inspiration about how to go ‘greener’ this festive season

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