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Countdown to Howick’s Santa Parade

There’s just nine sleeps until Howick Santa Parade and organisers Bo and Pip Burns are putting the final frantic touches to the very full...

Countdown to the big parade

There’s just 10 sleeps until Howick Santa Parade and organisers Bo and Pip Burns are putting the final frantic touches to the very full...

Good deals and plenty of fun at Midnight Madness

This year Midnight Madness had a record crowd, due to the local advertising and out of area promotion. The village had a variety of entertainment...

Could the sun be setting on the fight to save Stockade...

The long-standing fight to save Stockade Hill views is nearing its end – the final hearing is next Monday July 16. But the Stockade Hill...

My kind of bookshop

Poppies Bookstore feels more like your own personal library. There is minimal clutter, cosy couches and every book is beautifully handpicked by the owner himself. It’s...

Readaway Books in its final chapter

For decades Readaway Books on Picton Street has been the home away from home for Howick’s bookworms and bibliophiles. Now, the literary hideaway, crammed full...

New mobile app tell stories of Howick’s past

Howick Local Board is bringing the area’s history in to the 21st Century with the launch of the Howick’s Heritage mobile app. The interactive walking...

Bus driver brings the roof down

  Commuters catching the bus in Howick Village this morning may have arrived to a strange sight. A Howick & Eastern bus crashed into the bus shelter...