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Press Release: Bashing blind.

A wooden plenishing hammer, a disc of pewter and nimble fingers helped blind veteran, Penny Melville-Brown, turn a basic piece of pewter metal into a simple bowl at the Mettle Studios in Sussex Add a trio of offset bee-shapes…

Latest news from HMRC

HMRC to trial seasonal Self Assessment helpline We have announced that we are piloting a new seasonal model for the Self Assessment (SA) helpline, to prioritise helping those with urgent queries. For three months from 12 June, HMRC will trial…

Summer strawberry surprises.

  I’m trying to make a selection of strawberry desserts: a tart using a sweet version of the hot water pastry; a cream tea with a super-fresh strawberry “jam”; a classic French compote with Cointreau; the orange and Cointreau ice-cream. …

M4G Advocacy Media Podcast

The above clip is just a small part of my interview with Mark and Krystal at M4G Advocacy Media. Listen to the interview in full by clicking here;

Baking Blind Coronation rehearsal.

Join  Penny Melville-Brown on Monday 24 April at 1030  (London time) for a special free on-line cooking demonstration of a cake fit for the King.  Thanks to Open Sight Hampshire, you can sign  up for free at This wonderfully…

HMRC News 8 March 2023

Read the latest news covering the following topics; Making it easier for customers to view their payments and prove they’re entitled to Child Benefit Voluntary National Insurance Contributions – extended deadline Click here to read.

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