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The Role of Natural Light in Healthy Home Design

This community article offers some simple ideas to bring more sunlight into your home.

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Making a Difference in Oakham: Tips for Energy Saving Week

Energy Saving Week is taking place from 17 – 23 January. But what is it, and why should you care?

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From Blue to Brew: How a Simple Cuppa Can Lift Our Spirits

This community article looks at how the Samaritans’ Brew Monday initiative is encouraging people to get together for a cuppa on Blue Monday.

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Top Interior Design Trends to Look Out for in 2024

In this week’s community interest article, we look at the interior design trends you can expect to see in 2024.

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How to Bring More Lykke (That’s Danish for Happiness) into Your Oakham Home

This community interest article looks at what we can learn from Denmark, one of the happiest countries in the world.

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From DIY Delights to Charitable Chic: Enjoy Christmas Jumper Day

Get in the festive spirit with a Christmas jumper!

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Five Ways to Survive the Festive Season without Burning Out

This community interest article examines how to avoid stress or anxiety leading up to Christmas.

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How You Can Make a Big Impact on Small Business Saturday

Shop local this Small Business Saturday!

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Be Kind Online and Make Social Media a Better Place

This community interest article examines how people can be kind to themselves and others on Social Media Kindness Day.

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An Alternative Guide to Bonfire Night for Melton Mowbray Residents

In this community interest article, we look at ways to have fun on Bonfire Night that don’t involve fireworks.

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Your High Street Needs You: Do Your Bit By Shopping Local in Oakham

This week’s community interest article explains the benefits – to consumers and communities – of shopping locally.

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How to Beat the Blues and Embrace Seasonal Changes in Oakham

This community article offers advice on how to cope if the changing season affects your mood.

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