Places

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

If a city could be diagnosed with an illness, Vancouver’s disease would be multiple personalities. Rain or shine, sleet or snow, it has a mood to suit. Helen Dugdale visits Vancouver.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Mallora has always been a holiday hotspot and its attractions haven’t waned, as Janet Reeder discovers when she stays at the Maritim Galatzó

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Fashion, Health and Beauty

Friday, April 7, 2017

Ladies, meet Kilian Hennessy, perfume-maker and all round hunk of loveliness, whose ethos in life is that luxury should last a lifetime, bringing pleasure to the purchaser for evermore.

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Karen Flavell is the proud owner of 205 On Ashley, a fashion boutique in Hale that many readers will have been familiar with for over 25 years, under its previous guise as Vicki Allen.

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Johanna Bolhoven is the owner of See-Saw Lingerie in Hale and founder of Ragtrade, a personal shopping and fashion styling business. Here she tells us about how she and Penny English (See-Saw Founder) have built their successful business.

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The M22 is a non-ablative fractional skin-resurfacing laser, which means it treats the layers of skin under the surface without damaging the surface itself.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

LSM Flooring is a family run business established 1999 and offers a vast variety of floors/carpets to choose from.

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Arts

Michael Morpurgo’s story Running Wild has been transferred to the stage in a most dazzling form, says Kate Houghton. Five stars!

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Kate Houghton reviews Silver Lining, a new play from Sandi Toksvig, at The Lowry in Salford.

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The 17th Living Edge Schools Art Competition saw an extraordinary and varied array of entries, the sheer talent of every entrant making the judges’ task quite a challenge.

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An astonishing piece of theatre, Bat Out of Hell, the Musical is jaw-dropping, soul-stirring, eardrum rattling excellence, says Kate Houghton.

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Celebrity Interviews

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Andy Moss knows a thing or two about homecomings. As the leading man in Ghost the Musical, he spends his nights returning from the grave to protect his on-stage lover. And as a Northern native, he’s bringing the hit show to his hometown - again. Ben Hanson writes.

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Saturday, March 4, 2017

In my teens I had three posters on my bedroom wall, unlike my Duran Duran worshipping friends, I chose Elvis (two) and Shakin’ Stevens (one). Imagine my joy then when I was invited for a chat. Kate Houghton writes.

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Monday, February 6, 2017

The global premiere of Jim Steinman’s Bat Out Of Hell, The Musical takes place at Manchester Opera House this month…and it’s going to be epic. Kate Houghton writes.

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Friday, January 13, 2017

The very first time Simon Stephens adapted a book for the stage, it was best-selling novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Talk about taking your life in your hands. Kate Houghton writes.

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Friday, December 2, 2016

Panto season is back…and we love it. The annual pantomime at Manchester’s Opera House this year stars John Thomson and Sherrie Hewson, who are thrilled to be back in Manchester.

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Restaurant Reviews

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

We’re not short of great dining options in this part of the world, from city centre to rural idyll, the options are endless, and the addition of Côte Brasserie to Hale’s already excellent collection of restaurants adds a new dimension to our levels of dining decision stress!

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Food profile - Chilli Banana, Wilmslow

Friday, February 3, 2017

Thai food is one of life’s greatest delights, and Chilli Banana in Wilmslow gives diners some of the greatest Thai food they could wish for

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On the road that runs between Knutsford and Holmes Chapel, The Vicarage offers excellent comfort food in deeply relaxing surroundings, just perfect for a winter’s night out.

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Interiors

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Family-run retailer, Branches of Warrington, is celebrating 23 years of supplying affordable quality wood furniture for the home.

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

James Leslie is the fourth generation to be involved in Warrington-based family business Wakefield Bros.

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Monday, November 7, 2016

Angela Quayle is an interior designer who offers a little extra...she also creates unique, individually crafted furniture, which means her clients can experience the luxury of bespoke, one piece at a time. Marie Easom writes.

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Elena Leonova is a couturier, but she doesn’t make dresses, she makes the most fabulous bespoke leather furnishings you can imagine.

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