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  • Meet the head: Frensham Heights

    Frensham Heights School is a modern and forward-thinking school with a distinct lack of British formality - and the new head master Rick Clarke fits right in. He's a progressive thinker with some interesting views on education.

  • Top tips for business travel

    For some, business travel is unavoidable - but it doesn't have to be hard work. Here, The Travel Professionals in Cobham give us their top 10 tips for corporate travel.

  • Style and substance

    For independent retailers on the High Street, survival can be a tricky business. But One40, the boutique department store in Cranleigh has taken a different approach and it's working a treat. We caught up with the owners Richard and Elaine Graham.

  • Rosie and posies

    Top Surrey florist Rosie Orr has one very impressive CV which includes creating floral arrangements for the Royal Family and some of Britain's most loved telly shows. We caught up to find out more...

  • The ultimate guide to wedding dresses

    You've found your perfect partner, you've got the perfect ring. Now's the time to find the perfect dress - and here's the perfect guide to get you started.

  • All about Gok

    The fashion guru hits the decks at Lingfield Park Racecourse later this month, as well as presenting the Best Dressed award to the most stylish lady of the day. Here's 10 things you may not have known about Gok.

  • Meet the author: Zahir Akram

    It's been a big year for Surrey yoga teacher Zahir Akram. He's just opened a new studio n Addlestone, won the Muddy award for best yoga teacher, and now his first book 'Yoga: Madness or Meditation' has been published. We chat with Zahir - who runs Akram Hot Yoga Studios with his wife Laura in Addlestone - about the madness of yoga.

  • Cakes by Bells

    Whether you’re into a medieval fantasy or naked sponge with whipped buttercream, we know just the baker! Check out these beautiful creations.

  • Secretts

    Hurst Farm, where the famous Secretts produce is grown, is more than just a farm. This is a foodie and lifestyle destination where you can spend a few hours - and eat like royalty. Shall we?

  • Weddings with wow

    Surrey wedding celebrant Michelle Buck has conducted weddings for couples from all over the world and all walks of life, so she knows her stuff when it comes to creating something different. A celebrant-led wedding means there are no rules as to what you can include into your wedding day - so here are six fabulous ideas that will make you say ‘I wish I did that at my wedding'.

  • Wonderful Weddings

    Planning a wedding? Don't do anything until you've consulted our comprehensive wedding guide for all 21 Muddy counties. The dreamiest venues, florists, photographers and more - you're welcome!

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