Style & Decor

How to play tennis for good health

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I think tennis is huge fun to play. It’s also a great way to get fit – and stay sociable – but the benefits don’t end there. Playing tennis is good for both your physical and mental health and wellbeing. And despite some popular misconceptions, it’s accessible to all ages and skill levels. With Wimbledon…

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Fake tan: Are you ready for a summer glow?

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It seems to happen every year. I long for the warmth of summer then, boom, it will suddenly appear without warning. Cue frantic calls to arrange a last-minute pedicure and a quick layer of fake tan to camouflage any pasty limbs. But, with literally hundreds of formulations to choose from, how do you know which…

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The wonders of Wales

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Looking for some travel inspiration? Keen to visit a country with awe-inspiring scenery? World-class beaches? A rich cultural heritage? Then I’ve heard you should look no further than Wales. Now, it might not be top of everyone’s travel ‘to-do’ list – but perhaps it should be. Because it seems Cymru is a class act. So,…

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15 mins with…Jason Ball of John Olivers

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I meet Jason Ball, director of John Olivers Hairdressing Group, who reveals how the East Anglian brand has gone from strength to strength with 16 salons and counting. Jason reveals what the life of an expert hairdresser really entails, the latest hair trends, their precision cutting and styling techniques and more. So, take a seat…

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15 mins with…Fi Coe, manager of women’s fashion at Coes

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The future of the high street looks like it’s set to change, which could perhaps make way for more independents to flourish. So, it was with this in mind that I caught up with Fi Coe, who manages women’s fashion for the independent department store, Coes, from their flagship retail outlet in Ipswich, Suffolk. Womenswear…

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Hair care: Wave goodbye to bad hair days

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If you’re feeling like your hair has lost its mojo, don’t fret. Sometimes a busy schedule juggling work, family and friends can leave you with little time for hair care. Before you know it, your motto to have your hair cut every six weeks has fallen by the way side. And your trademark highlights most…

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Unravelling the complexities of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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Did you know April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month? This very worthwhile initiative aims to educate, inform and remove the stigma around this often misunderstood disorder. IBS is an extremely common condition that is thought to affect around 10-20% of people living in the UK. It refers to a collection of different symptoms…

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Eating disorders: causes, prevention & treatment

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The NHS defines an eating disorder as having an unhealthy attitude to food, which makes the sufferer ill. However, it’s a relatively simple definition for a complex problem. Eating disorders control the lives of those who suffer from them. They can involve eating too much or too little, or being obsessed with weight and body…

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