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Welcome to your special Christmas edition of Beacon online!


We’ve brought you everything you could possibly need to ensure you are fully prepared for all the seasonal festivities ahead. If it’s inspiration for some gorgeous gifts you're looking for, Hayley Sparkes can help. Or perhaps Victoria Scranage can guide your party dress ideas away from the usual LBD. Cleo is here to help with seasonal cold weather fashion tips and to keep us healthy Jo Helcké discusses exercise benefits for the brain.


And don't forget to try this issue's turkey based recipe from Riverford!


We have our usual fabulous array of competitions this issue, including the chance to win tickets to see Leicester Tigers play! Good luck!


Until next time, Merry Christmas all!

The New Black

Habitually the ‘go-to’ fashion item, the legacy of the LBD has stood the test of time.

Cleo Lacey

Is it possible to keep warm and still look stylish in the cold weather?


When seeking a large saloon or estate car, Volvo has just entered the arena.



An Xmas Hamper

Packed full of healthy treats & toys for your best friend, worth over £100!

A Free Range Turkey

Fosse Meadows' turkeys are slowreared on grassy pastures until maturity at 6 months!

Rugby Tickets

Win tickets to see Leicester Tigers v Northampton Saints on January 28th 2017.


Future Appliances

Family run appliance specialists Future Appliances is celebrating 20 years in business.

Churchill Lollipopper

Two Leicester Lollipoppers win Churchill National Lollipopper Awards 2016.

Kiss Party Tan

Kiss Tanning Ltd., promise the perfect tan for any skin with their alcohol/paraben-free mousse.

New Salon

A new city centre salon is set to bring a team of award-winning stylists to the high street.

New Nursery

A nursery is now officially open, offering families places for up to 60 local children.

Cathy Stephens

Leicester jeweller herds sheep over London Bridge in a style of her own...