About this issue: Overview
Eyes on the prize From getting his part in Emmerdale to winning Strictly, Kelvin Fletcher has made a habit of defying expectations. Don’t expect anything different as he turns his hand to writing and directing, says David Barnett.
Autumn walks From tracking upland moors to rare lowland heaths, Roger Ratcliffe details four great routes to get you striding out this season.
Single use pandemic The coronavirus pandemic has seen demand for face shields, gloves, takeaway food containers and bubble wrap surge, but has also intensified a price war between recycled and new plastic – and recyclers are losing. By Joe Brock.
Plus News, arts and entertainment, columnist Roger Ratcliffe, actor Rupert Graves’ letter to his younger self, crossword, Sudoku and more.