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What's in this month's issue

  • Community News & Stories

  • TV Recommendations & The Reading Room

  • Meet Our New Members

  • News, Reviews, Features & Articles

  • Events

  • Style, Beauty & Skincare, Wellbeing

  • Home & Garden

  • Art & Craft

  • Food & Drink

  • Cover Photo Competition

  • Meet A Local Business Owner

  • Coupon Codes & Special Offers


A note from the editors.

Welcome to our double issue for December and January – we realise we’re up against the Mighty Christmas Radio Times Bumper Issue, so, game on! I’m sure we weren’t the only ones who’d scramble for the Christmas RT, each member of the family with a different coloured pen to mark our ‘Must Watch’ choices… which were then ignored by the parents!

The gorgeous front cover photograph is Hounds by Abby Gregory. Abby told us: 'The dogs are Trigger, Hicks, Luki (the lurchers), and Scoot. All rescues; sadly we have since lost all three lurchers. Scoot, Hicks and Trigger were all from Cheltenham Animal Shelter (Luki was from Dogs Trust). Scoot is now nearly 13 and still going strong. Scoot has five new adopted brothers and sisters to keep him on his toes (all 'failed' foster dogs that never left).' Abby's Instagram is www.instagram.com/crazydogladybabs.

You’ll find the runner up photography competition entries further down. Thank you to the talented locals who entered, they are all brilliant! The back cover illustration was done by Tokyo Tattoo's amazing resident artist Sam Andrews. The magazine is designed by Diva Arts.

As always we’d like to thank you for reading our magazine – the response is heart warming and please let us know if you would like to join the mailing list. We wish you all a wonderful and relaxed break, hopefully we can spend it with friends and family, and here’s hoping that 2021 will be a less bizarre and trying year – I think we mostly dealt with it all extraordinarily well. We’re a resilient bunch!

Wishing you a good Winter! x

Meet Our New Columnist Naif

Local author and artist Nana Afua Pierre, known as Naif, shares in this video about the importance of diverse and inclusive books for all children. This is part of the Cheltenham Change Conference for Lives of Colour.

You can read Naif's column, called 'I Imagine', in our December-January magazine...

'I imagine I was pretty apprehensive when I moved to Cheltenham as a fresh unemployed, newly married graduate. It was a rollercoaster ride for everyone, starting with the financial crisis, ending in a double dip recession. I was pretty anxious moving to an area I knew nothing about. I lived in Bishops Cleeve with my mother-in-law and my husband (also sporting that fresh-graduate-deer-in-the-headlights look), while we saved up money to buy a place of our own. Three years later, we did it! We bought a flat in Cheltenham on a first-time buyer's scheme and soon after started our family. That was in summary, how I found myself in Cheltenham, following my husband to the area he grew up in. I came here ultimately for love, but I also stayed here for love too.' READ MORE


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