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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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Lyme Hall

Top ten National Trust Properties around England

Come rain or shine the National Trust can offer a great day out. From stately homes, glorious gardens and natural beauty spots, to quirky museums - with more than 300 properties to choose from, it’s easy to find your personal favorite. In no particular order, we’re sharing our current top-ten memorable visits.

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Jade Mountain

Holiday Destinations - Jade Mountain, St. Lucia

Jade Mountain, St. Lucia, was formed on a volcanic eruption millions of years ago but it offers a rare type of tranquillity

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Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas Gift Guide

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Recipes

Lamb Chilli con Carne

Lamb Chilli con Carne Recipe

Wholegrain Basmati is a world apart from Pure Basmati in terms of flavour and texture.

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Giant Wild Rice Medley

Giant Wild Rice Medley Recipe

The nuttiness and texture from the Giant Wild Rice needs something with similar properties from the spice world - and that something has to be mustard seeds.

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Fashion, Health and Beauty

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Winter Fashion - Coats

Gone are the days of shivering from car to bar because your coat simply ruins the look; now you can stride out in style AND be warm, with these new releases for AW14.

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Get that perfect smile

Beauty - top tips to get that perfect smile

Want to look younger? A cosmetic dentist may be the answer

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The relaxed tailoring  of this Jaeger coat works equally well with workwear and off-duty denim

Winter Fashion - Outerwear

With outerwear like this you’ll be happy that winter is on its way

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Events

Jersey Boys in Manchester, photo by Brinkhoff & Mogenburg

What’s On in Cheshire

A round up of events in Cheshire in October

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Arley Hall

Wedding Fayres in the North West - Autumn 2014

Nine top wedding fayres in Cheshire, Lancashire and Manchester - brought to you by the team at North West Bride

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Celebrity interviews

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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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Kelly Hoppen

Interview - Dragon’s Den star Kelly Hoppen

Kate Houghton chats to design star Kelly Hoppen

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Tony Hadley

Tony Hadley - Festivals are my favourite thing to do

Tony Hadley is enjoying a renaissance of fabulous proportions, and enjoying every moment of it.

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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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Tasting Notes - Restaurant One Eighty, Handforth

Hotel restaurants are rarely the first you think of when considering your dining options, but the newly refurbished One Eighty at BEST WESTERN PLUS Pinewood on Wilmslow definitely deserves a place front of mind.

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Avalanche Interior

Tasting Notes: Avalanche, Booth Street, Manchester

Kate Houghton visits Manchester Italian restaurant, Avalanche

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Interiors

Baa stools

10% OFF Baa Stools: the luxury sheepskin footstool

Grab yourself a British made Baargain over at the Great British Life Shop

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A stunning, oversized wooden framed mirror will complement any setting, be it traditional or contemporary, £569, Ayres and Graces

Beautiful pieces to add an opulent finish to a room

Beautiful pieces to add an opulent flourish to a room.

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The AGA City60 in rose

The new AGA City60

Promotional Feature

Celebrate the arrival of the new 60cm-wide AGA City60 at one of the many events planned across the UK.

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These fabulous cushions are the work of London based designer Amy Sia.  Her cushion collection is digitally printed and handmade in the UK. Her signature painterly designs are printed onto 100% cotton backed with a natural coloured cotton/linen blend. Stunning. 
Painterly Cushions by Amy Sia £70 
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Interiors - this season’s soft furnishing styles

Soft furnishings can make or break a room; find your style with that perfect finishing touch.

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Interiors - Art for your home

Introduce colour and individuality to your home with something you love for its own sake.

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Glamp It Up - Bell tents have a beautifully elegant silhouette, and due to their design for use as military kit in the 19th century are quick and easy to put up and take down
Sandstone Bell Tent £429 to sleep 5/6, or £499 for larger groups.  www.boutiquecamping.com

Get the Glamping look in your own back garden

Camping ain’t what it used to be, at least not for the new generation of festival goers

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Leo Mizrahi

Interiors - Leo Mizrahi Casa Tessuti

It was a business trip to LA that gave Leo Mizrahi his light-bulb moment, when he came across a business model that he knew would work well in design-savvy Cheshire.

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Business Profile - Town and Country Carpets *VIDEO*

We are a well established business with over 15 years of experience in the trade behind us and we have an outstanding reputation in the local area.

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Business Profile - LSM Flooring *VIDEO*

LSM Flooring offers a vast variety of floors to choose from.

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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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Vintage

Cheshire Game & Country Fair - Vintage *VIDEO*

Cheshire Game & Country Fair

August 23rd - 25th 2014

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

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