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Welcome to the Beacon Magazine online!


When it comes to wearing something quite magnificent, there really isn’t much that can top the beauty and elegance of a bridal gown. So, in this our Wedding Issue we’ve got dresses well and truly covered with our resident colour analyst Victoria Scranage.


Browse our regular features from Jo Helcké, Cleo Lacey, Hayley Sparkes and Andrew Wright and don't forget to try this issue's favourite recipe from Riverford!


We have our usual fabulous array of competitions this issue, including the chance to win an amazing Campbell 3-seat Sofa worth £870! Good luck!


Until next time...

Here Comes The Bride

A wedding dress will, arguably, be the most important item of clothing a woman will wear...

Jo Helcké

Sleep makes you feel better, but its importance goes way beyond just boosting your mood...

Hayley Sparkes

There’s something wonderful indulgent about unwinding in a relaxing bath...



Serious Readers Lamp

Win the perfect reading lamp from Serious Readers courtesy of John Lewis.

3-Seat Sofa

Win an amazing Campbell
3-seat Sofa worth £870 from Bluesuntree.

Vineyard Tour

Win a vineyard tour plus a speciality bottle of King Richard wine.


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...

BBC Award

A deli in Loughborough has been shortlisted for BBC Good Food’s award, for the third year.

Hope Fashion Show

Aura Boutique in Syston are taking part in a charity show in aid of Hope Against Cancer.

Leicester Racecourse

Leicester Racecourse prepare for Ladies Day 2017 with record breaking figures.