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Fitness: Our monthly healthy hotlist

18 May 2020
Fitness: Our monthly healthy hotlist

Fitness: Our monthly healthy hotlist

18 May 2020

Healthy Hotlist: For all your fitness and wellbeing needs


Fashion: This season's must-haves for men

17 May 2020
Fashion: This season's must-haves for men

Fashion: This season's must-haves for men

17 May 2020

Brighten up your May with bold prints, statement shades, seductive scents, and stylish candles.


Wellness: How to harness your inner strength

14 May 2020
Wellness: How to harness your inner strength

Wellness: How to harness your inner strength

14 May 2020

Gemma Brown shares ways you can maintain strength at a time when your ‘resilience tank’ may be depleted


Health: Why it's OK not to be OK

07 May 2020
Health: Why it's OK not to be OK

Health: Why it's OK not to be OK

07 May 2020

Mental Health First Aid Instructor Susie Shaw, of Citrine Wellness, talks about the importance of safeguarding mental health during lockdown


Fitness: Velvet's top online workouts

06 May 2020
Fitness: Velvet's top online workouts

Fitness: Velvet's top online workouts

06 May 2020

Louise Cummings tracks down some brilliant online workouts devised by local fitness professionals. .


What's On: Tours to take and exhibitions to see

29 April 2020
What's On: Tours to take and exhibitions to see

What's On: Tours to take and exhibitions to see

29 April 2020

Museum doors may be firmly shut, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out. Settle on the sofa with a brew and check out these virtual tours. . .


Health & Fitness: Healthy Hotlist

09 April 2020
Health & Fitness: Healthy Hotlist

Health & Fitness: Healthy Hotlist

09 April 2020

Trying to remain healthy under lockdown? Velvet's Louise Cummings has some ideas for April


Fit For Purpose: How an old tractor shed in Henham has been transformed into Boutique Gym of the Year

24 March 2020
Fit For Purpose: How an old tractor shed in Henham has been transformed into Boutique Gym of the Year

Fit For Purpose: How an old tractor shed in Henham has been transformed into Boutique Gym of the Year

24 March 2020

Ollie Emsden transformed a derelict tractor barn into a state-of-the-art gym, Vision Fitness in Henham, as Velvet reports


Eat Season Savvy: Cambridge nutritional Haley Bell on how to get the best out of British fare

23 March 2020
Eat Season Savvy: Cambridge nutritional Haley Bell on how to get the best out of British fare

Eat Season Savvy: Cambridge nutritional Haley Bell on how to get the best out of British fare

23 March 2020

Eating in season can be beneficial for both you and the planet as Cambridge-based Nutritionist, Haley Bell, explains


The Men's Room: What's hot this season, from sustainable fashion labels to brilliant beard balms

21 March 2020
The Men's Room: What's hot this season, from sustainable fashion labels to brilliant beard balms

The Men's Room: What's hot this season, from sustainable fashion labels to brilliant beard balms

21 March 2020

This month we present nourishing beard balms, eco-friendly fashion, flaming hot spring trends plus concrete candles and fierce bangles


Firestarter: Strictly's Karen Hauer talks Latin dancing, dog rescuing and living life in the media spotlight, ahead of her Cambridge show, Firedance

18 March 2020
Firestarter: Strictly's Karen Hauer talks Latin dancing, dog rescuing and living life in the media spotlight, ahead of her Cambridge show, Firedance

Firestarter: Strictly's Karen Hauer talks Latin dancing, dog rescuing and living life in the media spotlight, ahead of her Cambridge show, Firedance

18 March 2020

How does the World Mambo Champion start her day? Louise Cummings finds out


Our fitness columnist Simon Goswell explains why measuring weight loss is a complicated business, which should not be judged solely on what the scales say

15 March 2020
Our fitness columnist Simon Goswell explains why measuring weight loss is a complicated business, which should not be judged solely on what the scales say

Our fitness columnist Simon Goswell explains why measuring weight loss is a complicated business, which should not be judged solely on what the scales say

15 March 2020

Simon Goswell - owner and Head Coach of Full Circle Fitness in Dry Drayton – warns of the pitfalls of judging weight loss purely by the scales


Born to Run: All you need to know about this year's Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon

26 February 2020
Born to Run: All you need to know about this year's Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon

Born to Run: All you need to know about this year's Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon

26 February 2020

On March 8, thousands of runners will line up on Victoria Avenue, ready to tackle Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon as Louise Cummings reports.


Wow-factor Weddings: Meet Katie, the humanist celebrant, who delivers 'superstar ceremonies' to happy couples

23 February 2020
Wow-factor Weddings: Meet Katie, the humanist celebrant, who delivers 'superstar ceremonies' to happy couples

Wow-factor Weddings: Meet Katie, the humanist celebrant, who delivers 'superstar ceremonies' to happy couples

23 February 2020

Journalist-turned-humanist wedding celebrant Katie Matthews tells Louise Cummings how she stumbled across ‘the best job in the world’


Salon saviour: Lucy Pettitt runs an organic, eco-friendly hair salon in Newmarket

22 February 2020
Salon saviour: Lucy Pettitt runs an organic, eco-friendly hair salon in Newmarket

Salon saviour: Lucy Pettitt runs an organic, eco-friendly hair salon in Newmarket

22 February 2020

Lucy Pettitt runs an organic and ethical hair salon at Newmarket’s Wellbeing Warehouse, where clients can enjoy a one-to-one experience


Dream Jobs: Meet the women who have found their perfect professions. . .

20 February 2020
Dream Jobs: Meet the women who have found their perfect professions. . .

Dream Jobs: Meet the women who have found their perfect professions. . .

20 February 2020

Meet the ladies who have all found their dream professions


Health & Wellbeing: Sustainable workout gear, relaxing eye pillows, Darcey Bussell dance classes and more

19 February 2020
Health & Wellbeing: Sustainable workout gear, relaxing eye pillows, Darcey Bussell dance classes and more

Health & Wellbeing: Sustainable workout gear, relaxing eye pillows, Darcey Bussell dance classes and more

19 February 2020

Check out the Healthy Hotlist for all the latest fitness and wellbeing news


Beautiful Brides: The season's divine wedding dresses

17 February 2020
Beautiful Brides: The season's divine wedding dresses

Beautiful Brides: The season's divine wedding dresses

17 February 2020

Blushing brides: Here are Velvet's season stealers. . .


The Men's Room: What's hot in the world of fashion and beauty for spring/summer 2020

15 February 2020
The Men's Room: What's hot in the world of fashion and beauty for spring/summer 2020

The Men's Room: What's hot in the world of fashion and beauty for spring/summer 2020

15 February 2020

Embrace the new season with trend-setting togs, enigmatic scents, cult clothing and romantic gifts for your one true love


Magical Yurt Celebration: A peek inside the wedding of Simon and Florence Rose from Somersham

13 February 2020
Magical Yurt Celebration: A peek inside the wedding of Simon and Florence Rose from Somersham

Magical Yurt Celebration: A peek inside the wedding of Simon and Florence Rose from Somersham

13 February 2020

Florence and Simon Rose, from Somersham, celebrated their nuptials over two days, culminating with a fabulous reception