Great British Life


Great British Life

Places

Monday, April 27, 2015

Altrincham is about as self-sufficient a town as you could hope for, with schools, shopping, dining and leisure facilities all top notch. Why would you ever leave?

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Friday, February 13, 2015
King Street

Knutsford is one of Cheshire’s most popular county towns, drawing visitors from across the UK to its friendly shopping streets and beautiful surrounding countryside.

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
7 fabulous ski resorts you must visit

From luxury in Morzine to fun on the slopes in Banff, we select seven ski resorts and chalets that are perfect for a winter break

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Monday, January 26, 2015
Warrington town centre and Golden Square

Warrington has been settled since Roman times, when those masters of empire established a settlement in an eminently sensible spot on the banks of the river Mersey.

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Recipes

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Blackberries

The perfect way to warm those winter cockles.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Blackberries

It’s blackberry season...go large!

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Lamb Chilli con Carne

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

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Fashion, Health and Beauty

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The perfect gift for Mother’s Day on March 15th? It’s got to be fragrance

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5 Beauty products for your wedding day

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Yes, I do
This glorious hairstyle was created by Ziortza Zarauza, for Revlons Yes, I Do Collection 2015 by Revlon Professional.

Be purely beautiful on your most special of days.

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Fashion - Wedding Guests

Sunday, February 22, 2015
WHAT BRIDE? 
Now thats just showing off. Rose dress, £199, rose bag, £109, crystal chain necklace, £45 and high back shoe, £130, all from Ted Baker London Liverpool ONE

Wedding guests are dumping pastels at the altar this season in favour of strong colours.

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Paul Middleton

It can seem these days that whenever dentists advertise it’s all about tooth whitening, veneers and dental implants. Paul Middleton at 
The Dental Lounge has some frustration with this.

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Arts

Monday, March 30, 2015

The 15th Living Edge Schools Art Competition saw a dazzling array of entries, making the judges’ work very challenging.

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Walks

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Inspire ramblers and hikers to get up and go with our favourite Christmas presents for people who love the outdoors.

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Christmas

Events

Monday, May 4, 2015

A round up of events in and around Cheshire during May

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Bride: The Wedding Show at Tatton Park  Fashion Show - photo Ian Southerin

The North’s biggest and best bridal show takes place on 31st January - 1st February

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Spring 2015 Wedding Fayres in Cheshire

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Cheadle Hulme School image by Will Hey Photography

A selection of some of the best Wedding Fayres in Cheshire by the team at Archant Bride

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Celebrity Interviews

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Matt Baker is one of TV’s best known faces, through his work on Countryfile, but his commitment to the country life continues well after the cameras switch off

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Powerful women in business are no longer something to be wondered at, but Michelle Mone still stands in a class of her own when it comes to ambition, drive and achievement.

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Simon Constantine

Simon Constantine grew up in a home filled with fragrance, so it’s no surprise he followed his nose into the family business.

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Wonderland Fundraiser.

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Wrwick Davies in Snow White at Manchester Opera House

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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Interview - Marianne Elliot

Monday, November 10, 2014
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

Monday, October 13, 2014
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Maxine Peake is an actress who doesn’t shy away from big roles.

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Kelly Hoppen

Kate Houghton chats to design star Kelly Hoppen

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Tony Hadley

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

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Dave Hemingway with The South

What do you do when everybody else wants to stop, but you aren’t ready to walk away just yet? Kate Houghton meets Dave Hemingway of The Beautiful South, and finds out

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Interiors

Monday, April 27, 2015

Born and raised in Altrincham, Matt Dunton, with his wife Jacqui, founded Sweetpea & Willow and is responsible for furnishing the homes of francophiles far and wide, writes Kate Houghton

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Monday, February 23, 2015
And&relax!
When the big day is all over, its time to sit back and count your blessings, and what better way than with one of these fab cushions from Cheshire artisan seamstress, Laura Ault.
Quotation cushion £15 facebook.com/NotSewOrdinarybylj

There’s nothing more personal than a wedding day, so go to town and make it a day you and your guests will never forget.

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015
The way to a mans heart&
Possibly the perfect Valentines gift for your chap, although you might require more than this smart, but subtle, hint to get him cooking this February!
Guzzini Love Pan Stand £12
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If he won’t buy you diamonds, why not add a little Valentine’s magic to every room in your home?.

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Red, red rose
Theres no getting away from this fabulous, almost luxuriant, rose image. Imagine the impact in an otherwise minimal room!
Velvet Rose Wall Canvas £19.99
www.arthouse.com

So, he doesn’t believe in Valentine’s Day? Never mind, fill your home with roses and treat yourself to a little permanent romance.

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