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I'm Hollie, editor of Muddy Suffolk & Cambs, here to bring you the quirky, cool and downright unmissable in the area.

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Gotta Have It

Feel like upgrading your hand soap? Foam up and step this way! From luxurious formulas and gorgeous bottles to fresh summer scents, here are 12 of the loveliest to buy now.

Gotta have it

What’s on this month

Fancy doing something fun? Er, always! Read on for our curated picks of the best things happening near you right now

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Eat

  • Great Taste Awards: Local foodie stars

    Great Taste Awards: Local foodie stars

    Award-winning local food and drink, you say? Hot off the press, the latest Great Taste Award winners have just been crowned. Take a look at the line-up of Suffolk & Cambs producers

Culture

  • TV Time! 6 best new things to watch this week

    TV Time! 6 best new things to watch this week

    Remotes at the ready! From the latest unmissable BBC drama starring Nicola Walker and Sean Bean, to a gripping Netflix true crime documentary here’s Muddy’s weekly rundown.

Little Black Book

Want to support local? Our curated pick of the most creative, unique and brilliant businesses near you.

Travel

  • Review: Luxe holiday rental at ARC Padstow

    Review: Luxe holiday rental at ARC Padstow

    Looking for a Cornish escape for the whole crew with serious wow-factor? It doesn’t come much more stylish or slick than this reimagined country house in St Issey.

Home

  • How to fill your home with summer scents

    How to fill your home with summer scents

    You don’t need to step into a garden to enjoy summer’s heady fragrances – here are 15 ways to enjoy your favourite flower and herb aromas in your living spaces. Breathe it in!

    • 7 of the best bistro sets to buy now

      7 of the best bistro sets to buy now

      The faintest whiff of summer sun and you’ll find us out in the garden, sunnies on and chilled spritz in hand. And to sit at? One of these seven totally chic bistro sets, darling!

    • How to nail the perfect picnic this summer

      How to nail the perfect picnic this summer

      The sun’s out – quick, grab the wicker basket! If you’re partial to a picnic (I mean, who isn’t?) here’s some inspo on how to pimp up your al fresco feast – including £500 of free Ocado deliveries (well hello M&S Deli range).

  • Wellbeing

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Life

  • Time to split? How to do it, from the break-up queen

    Time to split? How to do it, from the break-up queen

    She’s got a podcast, comedy show, award-winning books and celeb following – Rosie Wilby is the one to listen to if you’re breaking up

  • Kids

    • 15 best family attractions in Cambridgeshire

      15 best family attractions in Cambridgeshire

      There’s no need to go far to have fun this summer – our county has tonnes to offer, from historic houses and outdoor adventure to intriguing museums and art hubs. Here’s our definitive guide for this summer and beyond. Print a copy and get planning!

    • 15 top family attractions in Suffolk

      15 top family attractions in Suffolk

      Don’t fancy sitting in a hot car for hours to find the fun? No worries! We’re lucky to have plenty of activities for the whole family right here in Suffolk. Make a note of these local gems and start ticking them off now!

Instamuddy

  • Too hot to even consider turning the oven on? Tuck into this delicious, light and heatwave-friendly summer superfood salad from new Cambs recipe book @fortheloveoftheland II by @j.l.jefferies Link for the recipe in bio 👆🏼
  • A few photos taken from last night...smiles all round! Congratulations to all of our winners. We loved celebrating in style with you all 👠

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#muddystilettos 
#muddywinners

Fashion

  • Road trip: From Bicester Village with love

    Road trip: From Bicester Village with love

    Muddy’s teamed up with luxury open-air shopping destination Bicester Village to explore Oxfordshire’s most gorgeous fashion, eating and shopping destinations. Let’s go!

    • 12 sizzling sustainable swimwear brands

      12 sizzling sustainable swimwear brands

      Want your bikini with full eco credibility but also 100% watertight on style? Make a splash with these brilliant swimwear brands. Just add SPF and a cold drink.

    • The Muddy edit: 30 hottest summer pieces from Next

      The Muddy edit: 30 hottest summer pieces from Next

      Whether you’re heading to the beach, on a chic city break or sipping Pimm’s at a garden party – here’s how to do it in style with Muddy ed-in-chief Hero Brown’s picks, all new-in at Next.

  • Beauty

    • Freshen up! 40 best ‘tweakment’ salons

      Freshen up! 40 best ‘tweakment’ salons

      Fancy glowing skin, a sculpted jawline or a tighter bum? No need to go under the knife – we’ve scoured the Muddy counties for the best non-invasive treatments in top-rated salons.

    • Pretty pop-ups! New beauty to shop this summer

      Pretty pop-ups! New beauty to shop this summer

      Fancy a new lippie, liner or luxe shampoo? Ready your makeup bags (and your credit card) – we’ve scoured the country for the best new beauty shops and pop-ups this summer

People

  • What’s Cooking? Sci Daniels, The Crown at Woodbridge

    What’s Cooking? Sci Daniels, The Crown at Woodbridge

    Fresh from the launch of his mouth-watering new menu, we caught up with Suffolk’s Sci Daniels, newly appointed head chef at The Crown at Woodbridge to talk career highlights, favourite chefs and where he goes to eat in the county.

    • Muddy meets author and activist Winnie M Li

      Muddy meets author and activist Winnie M Li

      Ahead of her appearance at Suffolk’s Primadonna Festival (29 – 31 July), award-winning author and activist Winnie M Li talks to Muddy Stilettos about her new novel, #MeToo, misogyny and her favourite place to visit in our county. A varied mix then!

    • Can these 7 celebs pull off a moustache?

      Can these 7 celebs pull off a moustache?

      It takes a certain kind of man to pull off a moustache, and Miles Teller’s Rooster in the new Top Gun has got our surprised seal of approval. Time for a game: TO ‘TACHE, OR NOT TO ‘TACHE? Let us know if you agree in the comments!

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

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Weekend Escapes

Making plans? Find your perfect Pub, Inn, Hotel, Café, Restaurant or Bar across the Muddy counties.

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Best Places to Live 2020

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Little Black Book

Our A-Z of the grooviest local businesses to help make your life easier

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