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  • Chicken and mango salad with chilli lime dressing

    Chicken and mango salad with chilli lime dressing

    Balmy summer days call for quick, easy and light lunches like this chicken and mango salad, ready in just 20 minutes. Pair with Naked Wines at 63% off.

    • Summer barbecue guide: The best fish to grill

      Summer barbecue guide: The best fish to grill

      Summer dining is all about the barbecue. But don't be afraid to include fish - it's quick, healthy and totally delicious. Here's a guide to the best fish for the grill, thanks to Williams and Bunkell Fishmongers in Claygate.

    • Wild mushroom and artichoke tagliatelle

      Wild mushroom and artichoke tagliatelle

      Veggies, pasta, wine: all the food groups represented. Rustle up this earthy, vegan dish in under an hour and enjoy in the sunshine with a glass of wine (at 63% off from Naked Wines).

    • Review: Thrive in 5

      Review: Thrive in 5

      If you fancy getting your fitness fix from your front room, you'll love the online Thrive in 5 programme from Surrey fitness trainer Lucinda Newman-Jones. You'll feel fitter, stronger and healthier - and a bit smug at working out 5 times a week!

    • What not to do if your spouse is having an affair

      What not to do if your spouse is having an affair

      As tempting as it might be to dump the contents of your spouse's wardrobe on the doorstep, or sell off their prized wine collection - don't, advises family lawyer Claire O'Flinn. Here she explains why these things are a big no-no.

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  • Glug! Surrey’s best local vineyards

    Glug! Surrey’s best local vineyards

    English wine is officially having a moment – and what better time to try it than in English Wine Week? Top up your glass with a drop from one of these local Surrey vineyards.

    • Where to eat vegetarian in Surrey

      Where to eat vegetarian in Surrey

      Eat your greens! Get your fix of great vegetarian or vegan food at any one of these brilliant cafés or restaurants across Surrey.

    • Asparagus season

      Asparagus season

      The British asparagus season has started, but at just 8 weeks it doesn't last long - so grab it while you can. Try this delicious recipe and swot up on these 7 asparagus facts thanks to Secretts Farm in Milford.

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  • Women in the workplace

    Women in the workplace

    Whilst equality for women at work has undoubtedly improved – there’s still a long way to go. But – as Rhian Radia, Head of the Employment team at law firm Bishop and Sewell, explains – Covid may be offering some help.

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    • St James Senior Boys’ School, Ashford

      St James Senior Boys’ School, Ashford

      This senior boys school teaches mindfulness and meditation alongside the traditional academic subjects and also shows impressive form in the sporting arena.

    • Kids: the best thing about summer camp

      Kids: the best thing about summer camp

      Parents and kids are going mad for Ultimate Activity Camps this summer. Could they be the perfect cocktail of outdoor fun and affordable childcare? Take a look for yourself...

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