Now in its fifth year, the National Pet Show comes back to Birmingham's NEC on 3rd and 4th November bigger and better than ever.

As the Centenary of the First World War draws to a close we continue to reflect on our many War Memorials and of the stories each tell.

Hockerton Housing Project is celebrating 20 years since the first residents moved into the project back in those cool days of 1998. Not only have the houses worked but we have gone on to help other people design their own energy efficient homes all over the country.

The Southwell Ploughing Match & Show will be held on Saturday 29th September at Little Carlton, NG23 6BX.

Southwell will be welcoming the Tour of Britain on Saturday 8th September. Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome will be joining the elite cyclists as they weave their way around Southwell's historic streets. As part of the event we hope that residents will decorate their homes with yellow bikes and bunting. Last year the town looked amazing and we are hoping that this year it will be even better!