Facing my demons

YOUNG DEPENDANT HAZEL AITKEN SHARES HER HEARTFELT STORY OF HOW SHE DEVELOPED – AND OVERCAME – AN EATING DISORDER   GROWING up in the military is hard, no one can deny. With it comes a unique set of probl...

Roaring Trade

INSPIRATION for business ventures often comes from unlikely sources but with a prologue featuring Paul Newman and a parental pep talk, the story of Red Lion Foods stands out from the corporate crowd. However, ...

Breaking the mould

You’ve got your posting to a far-flung location and now have to put a lot of your belongings into storage. Your items will not be insured against damp or mould, so it’s VERY important that you do all you can to...

Pop-up gardens

Just because you are only living in your house for a short time, it doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with your garden. Donna Rowe-Green, from Dig In North West, shares her tips for making the most of your time a...
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Garrison get around

EVERY household has a different definition of what constitutes a family car, writes Andy Simms. For some, a boot big enough to accommodate both a double pushchair and chocolate brown Labrador is essential. F...

Life-changing study

MY husband Nickolas and I are originally from Guyana, South America and I married into the British Army in 2005 after we got together during his basic training. My father was a lawyer and I used to work and ...

Quality time

THE weather was awful at 1.30am, but nothing was going to stop Gemma Tebble and her family from getting to the airport. They were about to jet off to Tenerife for a holiday with Give Us Time, a charity that pro...