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Samantha Laurie

Welcome to the first review of our new feature, 'Parent's eye'. This regular feature, written by the wonderful mums and dads of Surrey & SW London, will consist of a series of reviews and advice on where to take your little ones. Read more

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Tasty French and Indian cuisine Read more

Restaurants

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Piers Golden

Live like a local Read more

TRAVEL

Placements are available for young people aged 11-17 Read more

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Spruce up your family dinners with some vegan options Read more

Wandsworth

What do you do with a teen whose summer holiday plans amount to sleep and Snapchat? Try camp, says Samantha Laurie Read more

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Transforming streets across the country Read more

THINGS TO DO

Four years ago, it was one of the worst schools in the country; today it's one of the best. Samantha Laurie meets the man behind the remarkable rise of Harris Academy Battersea Read more

KIDS/SCHOOLS

With the unsteady financial future many face now, grandparents are looking to help the next generation along. Samantha Laurie talks to Sarah Coles and Patrick Connolly for some advice on how to save money for your grandchildren's future. Read more

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Slater King

With dementia rapidly on the rise, Kingston Hospital is pioneering a new style of ward for elderly care. Samantha Laurie explores a world of movement and light Read more

HEALTH/BEAUTY

Nella Guagenti enjoys a taste of the Caribbean right in the heart of Battersea Read more

FOOD/DRINK

Road closures don’t always mean misery. Samantha Laurie on a streetwise scheme that is bringing communities together. Read more

KIDS/SCHOOLS

Samantha Laurie takes a look at the development transforming Vauxhall’s former telephone exchange Read more

PROPERTY/HOMES

Miriam González Durántez wants girls everywhere to aim for the top. Here the wife of the former Deputy PM tells Samantha Laurie about the charity she has founded to encourage them Read more

Celebrity Interviews

Is the lack of free play hampering our children’s neurological development? Samantha Laurie talks to the founder of TimberNook, an outdoor camp designed to boost sensory experience Read more

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If the play’s the thing, get them watching early. Samantha Laurie on some new initiatives in early years theatre Read more

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Easter revision courses have never been more popular. Samantha Laurie looks at the key players Read more

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Are British kids ready for American-style summer camps? Samantha Laurie looks at the best residential kids camps in Blighty. Read more

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Could a gift experience be just the ticket for your hard-to-buy-for teenager? Samantha Laurie plays Santa Read more

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Carli @AdbyCreative

Don’t want to go back to the office? Try the kitchen table instead. Samantha Laurie on child-related franchises Read more

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