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Duty of Care - War Graves around France

Duty of Care - War Graves around France

In countless foreign fields lie those whose sacrifice gave us the freedom we enjoy today. The War Graves Photographic Project is documenting their final resting places as Trevor Bridge explains.

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Going to Town - a trip to Poitiers

Going to Town - a trip to Poitiers

Feel the need for a revitalising change of scenery? Newly-transformed Poitiers offers real city buzz, along with some inspiring cultural events

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Into the darkness - a look at underground waterways

Into the darkness - a look at underground waterways

Aquifers and the water table are frequently out of sight and out of mind, but all this changed for Chris Luck when he met François Lefebvre from Vienne Nature…

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InProfile: Poitiers

InProfile: Poitiers

Explore the Romanesque capital of the region...

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Visiting Le Jardin de Fortran (86)

Visiting Le Jardin de Fortran (86)

Roger Moss visits an inspirational private garden in the south Vienne

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InProfile - discover Limoges

InProfile - discover Limoges

World famous for fine porcelain and ceramics, the dynamic capital of Limousin has other, less obvious, qualities well worth discovering.

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Taking off - Limoges Airport

Taking off - Limoges Airport

Each year well over 300,000 people pass through Limoges Airport, so we decided to drop in ourselves, for a look behind the scenes, and discover some of the reasons for its growing popularity...

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From Millstones - La Réserve Naturelle du Pinail

From Millstones - La Réserve Naturelle du Pinail

Chris Luck takes a look at an extraordinary area which since 1980 has been the first, and only, State Nature Reserve in Vienne (86)…

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Walk on the Wild side with Centre de Soins de la Faune Sauvage Poitevine

Walk on the Wild side with Centre de Soins de la Faune Sauvage Poitevine

For many of us the variety and abundance of local wildlife is one of the joys of the region. But what happens to the injured and sick animals? Chris Luck visits Lydia Bourdeau, the founder of the Centre de Soins de la Faune Sauvage Poitevine, to find out about the Centre, its work and the challenges it faces... 

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On (and in) the green at St Junien Golf Club

On (and in) the green at St Junien Golf Club

You might be forgiven for regarding today’s golfing world as something of an industry, but for a classic example of a more purist, down-to-earth approach look no further than the Golf de Saint Junien, a delightful 18-hole course between Chabanais and Limoges, beside the verdant vastness of the Parc Naturel Régional Limousin-Périgord...

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