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Win a Mach3

The ultimate shaving experience is now yours with the revolutionary Gillette Mach3. The groundbreaking new triple-blade shaving system provides the closest-ever shave, with fewer strokes and less irritation. The end result is an optimum combination of shaving closeness, comfort and safety. To keep him well-groomed throughout January and February, Gillette are giving away a free full-size Gillette Series shave gel or foam with every Mach3 product purchased (exact details and timings will vary from store to store). The Independent has teamed up with the experts in grooming to offer 10 Gillette Grooming Packs, each containing a shave gel, the new Mach3 razor, a full-size Series aftershave conditioning gel, a Series aftershave fragrance and Series bodyspray, in total worth over pounds 20. Forty runners-up will each receive the new revolutionary triple-bladed Gillette Mach3 razor. To enter, simply answer the question: How many blades does Gillette Mach3 have? Send your answers with your name and address to: Gillian Roberts, Hill & Knowlton Gillette Mach3 Competition, 5-11 Theobalds Road, London WC1 8SH, by 29 Jan 1999. Fifty winners will be drawn at random from entries received.

Win tickets to two fabulous movies

The London Pepsi IMAX Theatre, Trocadero - London's biggest screen - offers Independent readers the chance to win tickets to the US box-office smash T-Rex in 3D (cert U), an eye-popping journey back 65 million years, featuring more digital animation than Jurassic Park, viewed through the only digital headsets in Europe. Or they can win tickets to Everest

(cert U), the awe-inspiring documentary, tipped for an Oscar and still playing after 11 record-breaking months, narrated by Liam Neeson and featuring the music of George Harrison. The first 20 people to call 0171-534 5520 on Mon 18 Jan between 11-11.30am will win a pair of tickets. Tickets allocated on a first-come, first-served basis; 10 pairs per film. Calls charged at standard rate.

Win a free meal at Fishnets @ Chelsea Village

Start the new year the healthy way with one of the healthiest foods around: fish. The best catch of the season can be found at Fishnets, the lively fish restaurant and bar @ Chelsea Village.

The menu at Fishnets features lobster, oysters and langoustine from the

la carte, and delicacies such as pan-fried tuna with apple fennel puree or seared scallops with asparagus. More hurried diners can enjoy light meals such as fresh sardines on toast, while for a traditional taste, you can even indulge in the best fish, chips and mushy peas in London.

We have three,

three-course meals for two with a bottle of Chelsea Village wine on offer. All you have to do is to send your name and address to: Fishnets, c/o I-Mage Communications, Britannia House, 4-24 Britannia Street, London WC1X 9JD no later than 30 Jan. The first three names out of the hat will win the meals.

Fishnets @ Chelsea Village, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, London SW6 1HS Tel: 0171 656 1430

Win a copy of

`Good Will Hunting'

Directed by Gus Van Sant, Good Will Hunting is the creation of the

Oscar-winning script-writing team of Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. Simply too good for words, it was launched to huge critical acclaim and won two Oscars at last year's ceremony. The emotionally charged film also features Academy award-winning Robin Williams and Minnie Driver. It is available to buy from Miramax Home Entertainment from 18 January, at pounds 14.99. To celebrate the video launch, we have a Kenwood music stereo to give away to one lucky winner, plus 10 copies of the Good Will Hunting video and 40 copies of the movie soundtrack, featuring the Oscar-nominated Elliot Smith.

To enter send a postcard marked `The Independent GWH' to: PO BOX 12558, PIMS House, Mildmay Avenue, London N1 4TD.

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