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Father's Day: Fashion, grooming and gifts for him

12 June 2020
Father's Day: Fashion, grooming and gifts for him

Father's Day: Fashion, grooming and gifts for him

12 June 2020

Happy Father’s Day! We’ve got inspirational gifts, stylish sneakers and on-trend T-shirts


Arts & Crafts: Why The Trove is a local treasure

09 June 2020
Arts & Crafts: Why The Trove is a local treasure

Arts & Crafts: Why The Trove is a local treasure

09 June 2020

Stephanie Stott runs The Trove Cambridge, shining a spotlight on inspirational creatives. . .


Fitness: The latest health and wellbeing news

09 June 2020
Fitness: The latest health and wellbeing news

Fitness: The latest health and wellbeing news

09 June 2020

Fitness First: Five fun workout ideas, stylish activewear and rescue remedies


Beauty: Success for Salon at No5

08 June 2020
Beauty: Success for Salon at No5

Beauty: Success for Salon at No5

08 June 2020

Advertisment Feature: Business continues to blossom at Salon at Number 5. Owner Lucy Argent chats to Velvet


Real Life: Sewing for the frontline

07 June 2020
Real Life: Sewing for the frontline

Real Life: Sewing for the frontline

07 June 2020

Velvet shines a spotlight on local heroes taking to their sewing machines to help protect frontline staff in their coronavirus battle


What's On: How to get your culture fix at home

02 June 2020
What's On: How to get your culture fix at home

What's On: How to get your culture fix at home

02 June 2020

From virtual concerts to storytelling and poetry, here’s what’s on for culture vultures this month


Fitness: Why yoga is good for mind as well as body

30 May 2020
Fitness: Why yoga is good for mind as well as body

Fitness: Why yoga is good for mind as well as body

30 May 2020

Yoga teacher Lorna Lowe, who runs a variety of classes in Bury and Newmarket, explains how yoga can help to calm emotions


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.