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Challenge 2014 Winner:

Read about our Regional winner for the South West of England was Chris Tormey

Thank you to everyone who entered this year.

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Health food of the month - Sardines

Sardines are a tasty food, affordable, available all year round and very easy to prepare. Most of us today also know that oily fish, including sardines, are very good for us. So why aren’t sardines given a higher status?



Take a look at this month's recipe inspiration for starters, mains and desserts.


Download Your Guide to Pension Freedom

From April 2015, individuals will have more freedom to access their pensions. These changes mark a radical departure from the existing system...



Royal Horticultural Society: Sowing hardy annuals in spring

Easily grown from seed, a vast choice of hardy annuals is available....




A disease we might develop as we age


Planning Retirement Online


Current LaterLife Articles

You'll find in the boxes below below links to the current editions of each of our various articles or special features, or you can jump straight to main sections like Health & Travel here:

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Gardener's Diary

Gardening Jobs this month: Sowing hardy annuals in spring

In association with The Royal Horticultural Society - the UK's leading gardening charity dedicated to advancing horticulture and promoting good gardening.



Beyond the Headlines: Alocohol Dry January

By Jeanne Davis, written in her usual thought provoking and entertaining style

This month Jeanne looks back at Alocohol Dry January.


Walking for couples on Mallorca

Luxury walking holidays on Mallorca taking place in the stunning Mallorcan mountains and based from wonderful accommodation on the Port of Soller. Spectacular scenery, a charming hotel plus great food and wine, make this holiday special.

Gina John


Home exercise and Rehab

Contributed by Gina John, Registered Osteopath &Pilates Practitioner at The Osprey Clinic.

Click here for Gina's exerise and rehab index.


Have a look at some of the latest job opportunities

or read's article about Finding a job when you are over 50.

Including new innovative project assignment approach from

Health food of the month - Sardines

Sardines are a tasty food, affordable, available all year round and very easy to prepare. Most of us today also know that oily fish, including sardines, are very good for us. So why aren’t sardines given a higher status?


Retirement Seminars, Retirement Courses and Retirement Workshops – what they are and why you need one!

If you have friends or relations in South Africa let them know about LaterLife South Africa

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LaterLife features editor

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Relationship Column:

It is the same every year...

This month Maggi looks at feeling dull and ways to throw off that pessimism.


This brand new series will be introducing new technologies as well as helping us enjoy and make the most of new products for years to come

This month we look at what Electrical Heater are there and how economical are they?


LaterLife TechnoFile

Technofile will help you to understand some of the bewildering array of technology available today, and possibly help to keep up with your grandchildren!

This month: Wearable Smart Tech


YoucandoIT is a Question and Answer series written by Jackie Sherman focusing on computer queries.


Art Masterclass:
Practice your Drawing Skills with Nitram Charcoal

Each month LaterLife presents a feature from either The Artist or its sister publication, Leisure Painter. 


LaterLife Travel

Award winning travel writers, broadcasters and photographers Hugh Taylor and Moira McCrossan spotlight destinations and topics in the Travel Guide

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Read about the LaterLife Retirement Planning & Finance web site. A valuable resource for you and your children.

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With passion for quality meat, Meatpacks ask why eat processed food when you can share a quality roast joint of beef, pork, lamb or poultry with family and friends at prices up to 30% cheaper than the supermarket?

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LaterLife Interest Extras

Enter the March Prize Draw

It's very simple to enter our exciting prize draw at Silver Travel Advisor and if you sign up as new member, you will be rewarded with £20 discount from Superbreak too*!

This month the winner of our super prize could be holidaying in one of six countries, including the USA, the UK, Canada, Ireland, France or Australia and staying in a luxury holiday home. The number of people you can accommodate will depend on the property you choose. This is a unique opportunity to sample the delights of International Vacation Home Exchange staying in a stunning house from IVHE Prime Time in a fabulous location! With space and all the equipment you need, this is a great way to have a truly personal holiday.

Competition closes on the 31st March 2015

Relax, you’re sailing on Europe’s most LUXURIOUS river cruise line

If you’re looking to embark on a river cruise full of discovery that doesn’t compromise on luxury, Scenic Tours are the ultra-all-inclusive solution.

Your Space Music Lessons

Have you ever wanted to play the piano? Now you have an exciting chance to begin, or continue where you left off - finish that piece you have always wanted to play!

If you are interested in piano lessons from Your Space Music Lessons, try booking a free taster session. During this 20 minute session you can discuss your thoughts and aspirations and consider if piano lessons are for you.

Articles of interest from other organisations

Accommodation in University Colleges and Student Residences

If you enjoy weekend breaks in the UK but find chain hotels a rather impersonal experience, then why not try this unique opportunity to enjoy a stay within a historic college?

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Current Competitions

By popular demand the Grumpies are back to knock some sense into the nation. Perrier Award-winning comedian, writer and original star of Grumpy Old Women Jenny Eclair will be joined by fellow recruits Susie Blake (Mrs Brown's Boys BBC One, Coronation Street, ITV1) and actress and singer Kate Robbins (Where The Heart Is ITV1, Casualty BBC One) in this brand spanking new show.

Win 1 of 2 pairs of tickets to see Grumpy Old Women on tour!

Visit for tour dates and more information.

Competition closes on the 31st March 2015

The heart-warming, award-winning comedy HARVEY, is in London's West End from 17 March for a limited season only. HARVEY stars James Dreyfus as Elwood P. Dowd (Notting Hill, Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie, Cabaret) and Maureen Lipman as Veta Simmons. (Films include Educating Rita and The Pianist).

Box office: 020 7930 8800

Competition closes on the 29th March 2015