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Places

Shopping in Sale

5 five things you need to know about Sale

Sale is so well-situated with easy Metro links that it’s definitely worth a visit.

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The George & Dragon, Cheadle.

Things to do in Cheadle

While being so close to Manchester has definite advantages, perhaps Cheadle and Cheadle Hulme’s greatest assets are their distance from the bustling metropolis – and we’re not talking mileage here.

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Recipes

Blackberries

Blackberry Whiskey Recipe

The perfect way to warm those winter cockles.

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Blackberries

Blackberry and Apple Crumble recipe

It’s blackberry season...go large!

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Fashion, Health and Beauty

Personalised ski socks

9 gift ideas for the sport lover

Stuck for ideas for someone who loves sport and being active? Try these for size...

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Groomed to perfection
For those of you whose gentlemen have decided to hang onto their Movember beard, Tom Ford has the perfect gift: Conditioning Beard Oil.  A lightweight oil developed to fortify and re-texture the beard, creating a non-greasy and groomed lustre as it conditions and nourishes, it comes in three gorgeous fragrances: Neroli Portofino, Tobacco Vanille and Oud Wood.
Conditioning Beard Oil 30ml £40.00 Comb £28

Last minute Christmas gift ideas

Spread the love this Christmas with our selection box of gifts for all.

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Great British Holidays & Breaks



Great British Holidays & Breaks


Events

The Nutctacker at Tatton

What’s On in Cheshire

A round up of events in Cheshire during December and the festive period

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Jayne Lomas at 'Bill & Betty's' home and gifts stall from Cheadle

The best Christmas Markets in Cheshire

With Christmas just around the corner, what better way to soak up the magic than at your local Christmas market?

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Photo by Mark Waugh

The top five things to do at Manchester Christmas Markets

The Manchester German markets, now in their 16th year, are proving to be as popular as ever each year. We pick our top five things to do

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Celebrity interviews

Wrwick Davies in Snow White at Manchester Opera House

Celebrity Interview - Warwick Davis

Warwick Davis both directs and stars in Snow White at the Opera House in Manchester this Christmas. We caught up to learn more about this very busy man.

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Marianne Elliot

Interview - Marianne Elliot

War Horse and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time have been huge successes for the National Theatre since they opened, both as a result of the talent of Cheshire-raised director Marianne Elliot.

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Maxine Peake - Breaking New Ground

Maxine Peake is an actress who doesn’t shy away from big roles.

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Restaurant reviews

Devonshire Arms Beeley

Short break - The Devonshire Arms at Beeley

The Devonshire Hotel Group, conceived and owned by the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, contains a small but perfectly formed selection of country hotels and pubs, all of which bear full investigation! Kate Houghton writes.

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Interiors

Secret Santa gifts

10 Secret Santa gifts under £16

Just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean you have to compromise on quality of gifts this Christmas.

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Cracking up
Cracking a nut while youre listening to the Queens speech and digesting a tummyful of turkey and sprouts is just about as Christmassy as it gets. And this Santa nutcracker is just about as Christmassy as nutcrackers get.
Santa Nut Cracker £12.00
tch.net

Celebrate a Kitsch Christmas with these special items

I’m not usually one for cutesy, but if you can’t be kitsch at Christmas...

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Pawpost delivery

Christmas gifts for animal lovers

Our favourite Christmas gifts for both animal loving friends and their furry four legged pets.

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Christmas blooms

Cosy Christmas interiors

Whether you want to buy something for the home, a hostess gift or just want to treat yourself this Christmas, we’ve rounded up our favourite presents.

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Festive treats for your home

Christmas gifts for the home

Light some scented candles, start the fire, hang the decorations, then take a seat and enjoy Christmas in your home.

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Business Profile - ArtHouse Creative Interiors

Business Profile - ArtHouse Creative Interiors

ArtHouse Creative Interiors was established in 2004 by Julie Otulakowski (previously Furber), whose experience and expertise of kitchen and interior design runs over thirty years.

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Gifts for the person who has everything

Gifts for the person who has everything

We all have that one person who already has everything they want or need. So branch out and give them something they didn’t even know they wanted!

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Give your mantlepiece a festive makeover

Advent calendar round up

The annual tradition of advent calendars definitely gets us in the festive spirit so we’re eagerly counting down the days till the first of December. Here are our favourites to celebrate the arrival of Christmas.

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Starry starry night
Every home should feature at least one star decoration at Christmas, as perhaps the most important symbol of the season. You might prefer a shimmering antique gold, but for a rustic look, this twiggy star is a lovely alternative.
Twig star, £6, Neptune

Christmas Decorations - Vintage Style

Vintage ideas for your house for the festive period.

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Life TV

Living Heritage Country Fairs

Cheshire Game & Country Fair *VIDEO*

Cheshire Game & Country Fair

August 23rd - 25th 2014

Cheshire Showground, Cheshire County Showground, Tabley, Nr Knutsford, WA16 0HJ

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Living Heritage Country Fairs

Cheshire Game & Country Fair - Angling *VIDEO*

Cheshire Game & Country Fair

August 23rd - 25th 2014

Cheshire Showground, Cheshire County Showground, Tabley, Nr Knutsford, WA16 0HJ

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