First Catch Your Hare*

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Comedy
Maggy Whitehouse

I didn't catch the hare; I found it lying by the side of the road after midnight as I drove back from a comedy gig in Bath. I was only 300 metres from home when I saw this soft, golden pile of fur curled up at the bottom of the hedgerow and I hit the brakes sharply.

Mystery Of Severed Human Foot That Left Police Stumped Finally Solved

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK

The mystery over a severed human foot found in a park in Bath earlier this year has reached its final leg, after police revealed it was actually an an...

Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa

Lucy Self | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Self

The BBC adaptation of Pride & Prejudice was a pivotal telly moment for me. I learnt that you can still be a strong sassy woman whilst obsessing over Colin Firth. Bore a lifelong love of corset-heaving period dramas. And gave me a bit of a thing about driveways.

Leader Of 'White Britain' Campaign Doesn't Know What A 'White Person' Is

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK

The deputy leader of a group fighting for an all-white Britain was laughed out of a town square in Bath after admitting he didn't know what a white pe...

Town Thanks Tories For Letting It Use Poppers

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK

Residents in the city of Salisbury are being treated to an offer on a sex enhancement drug - and the deal's certainly not one to be sniffed at. People...

Bath Boutique Stays - A Rugby Experience With A Difference

Emma Thurston | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Thurston

For the rugby fan the hassle of the match is taken away as your tickets are available at your abode on arrival and are combined with a thermal spa experience, something that you certainly don't get with a normal match day away trip?!!

The Gainsborough Hotel - UK Debut for Acclaimed Austrian Chef Johann Lafer

Rich Wigley | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rich Wigley

I recently visited the new Gainsborough Hotel in Bath, a £16m project that has seen two former hospital buildings on Beau Street in Bath restored into a five star hotel, taking the best part of six years to complete.

Spa and the City - Royal Crescent Hotel and Spa, Bath

The Spa Spy | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

For weary Londoners in need of some TLC, it's a no-brainer, with trains taking a scant 90 minutes to spirit cynical city souls through some stunning countryside to the heart of this splendid ancient city for some sumptuous R&R. And The Royal Crescent Hotel and Spa is the perfect location.

The Aviva Premiership Final 2015

Emma Thurston | Posted 29.05.2016 | UK Sport
Emma Thurston

Exactly eight months and 18 days after the Wayne Barnes blew the whistle to open the Aviva Premiership Season at Franklin's Gardens we found out which two Aviva Premiership sides would go head to head for the 2015 trophy; Saracens and Bath.

It's All About Relationships....

Michael Kallenbach | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Michael Kallenbach

This zesty play, as I said earlier, is really about relationships, solid and true to life ... not that any of the protagonists had the answer as to how they might work properly. Surely now they should all head to Freud's couch.

Four-Year-Old Mitzi Among Dead In 'Carnage' Truck Crash

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK

A four-year-old girl and three men in a car were killed when an out-of-control tipper truck careered down a hill near a primary school, police have co...

Four Dead After 'Awful' Truck Collision Outside Primary School

The Huffington Post UK//PA | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK

A young girl who was on foot and three adults in a car were killed when a tipper truck collided with vehicles and pedestrians on a hill in Bath, Avon ...

Soap-Dodging Brits Go Three Months Of The Year Without Washing

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Next time you're on a busy train you might want to hold your breath (or have a nose peg at the ready) as a study has revealed that Brits dodge the soa...

Blow Away the Cobwebs in Bath

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

Do you feel like you're in a stagnant pool of post-festive lethargy? Or stuck in a dull puddle of lassitude and stupor? Fear not - it's time to take the plunge and splash out of a trip to somewhere which will blow away the cobwebs of 2014 and whet your whistle for the new year: Bath.

BATH Humbug! Part One

Charli Morgan | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Charli Morgan

My husband and I worked our way through the hotel's endless attractions, in the weekend break equivalent of ramming your face with Selection Box chocolates on Christmas morning.

Meet The New Face Of Labour, The 18-Year-Old Running For Bath

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Yep, you read that right. Ollie Middleton is an 18-year-old student, bright eyed and bushy tailed, and running for Labour's Bath seat. The internat...

The Existential Crisis of Extras

Cerian Jenkins | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Cerian Jenkins

It was a cold November evening when I found myself seated expectantly for Core Theatre's delightful production of Tom Stoppard's 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead'. Staged in the Paragon area of Bath (a hidden gem in its own right) Core's production is the result of months of hard work by Director Andy Cork, the production team and the cast.

Hot Water and Mud: Soaking in Europe's Steaming Thermal Baths | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There is nothing quite as relaxing as having a hot soak after a long day, and where better to do it than a thermal bath? For centuries thermal baths in Europe have attracted the rich and the royal, who believed in the healing properties of the hot water and mud.

Have a Happy Christmas

Abi S. Wright | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Abi S. Wright

So, here's some of the things I have learned from the people who are wiser than me (spa therapists) and always revert to in order to make me (and hopefully you) have a happy Christmas...

Four-Year-Old Girl Killed By 'Shed Her Father Was Dismantling'

PA | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK

A four-year-old was killed when a garden shed her father was dismantling collapsed and fell on her, an inquest has heard. Surranna Stonestreet, fro...

Top 5 UK Holiday Cities

Zahra Razavi | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

Weekends and short breaks away are always a treat, whether you're a university student visiting friends or an older couple looking for a romantic getaway. But jetting off to faraway destinations for just a couple of days can leave you feeling a little unfulfilled, and perhaps more tired than before you left.

New Britain Tourism Strategy Will Attract Nine Million Extra Visitors a Year

Sandie Dawe | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK
Sandie Dawe

Few British industries are as strong as travel and tourism, and few have such growth potential. But achieving this will not be easy. It requires an unprecedented level of collaboration and partnership between the travel industry, the public sector and Government.

Grandmother Recovers After Her Heart Stopped For 45 Minutes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK

A grandmother has made a miraculous recovery after her heart stopped beating for 45 minutes. Carol Brothers collapsed with a heart attack after a s...

Why Everybody Should Love Valentines Day

Sarah Aston | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Sarah Aston

Valentines Day. Love it or hate it, once February hits you can't escape it. Shops everywhere bombard you with images of cupid, love-struck couples and cards featuring admittedly nauseatingly cute kittens mewing "I love you" whilst the question on everybody's lips is "What are you doing for Valentines Day?"

Englishman Wakes From Stroke Speaking Fluent Welsh

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.12.2012 | UK

An Englishman has woken up after a massive stroke and started speaking fluent Welsh, despite never learning the language. Alun Morgan, 81, was evac...