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Wednesday, May 18, 2016
King Street Festival

Head to King Street this long weekend to celebrate the past, present and future of the city’s most iconic street.

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Thursday, February 11, 2016
King Street

I’ve lived in Knutsford for nearly 20 years now and love everything this glorious little county town has to offer. Here are a few of my favourite things…

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016
The lake at Quinta do Lago, part of the nature reserve

Quinta do Lago, in Portugal’s Algarve, is a well kept secret I can’t resist sharing, writes Kate Houghton

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Fashion, Health and Beauty

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Take care of your skin

Kate Houghton goes for som star treatment in Wilmslow

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Flotation bed (Image: Andrew Collier)

Kate Houghton tries out the ESPA simply salt & oil flotation treatment at Mottram Hall Club & Spa.

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A look ahead to the AW16 fashion styles

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Holly Fulton

I know, it’s only just warm enough to go bare-legged again, and here we are looking at AW16 already, but if you want to stay ahead of the fashion curve, read on

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Meet Dr Nyla Raja of Medispa Wilmslow

Thursday, January 7, 2016
Dr Nyla Raja

CEOs,TV presenters and actors have all sought treatment at her cosmetic clinic in Wilmslow

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Thursday, March 31, 2016
U14 Lady Barn House School - Max Cooper

The 16th Living Edge Schools Art Competition saw a dazzling array of entries, the sheer talent of every entrant making the judges’ task quite a challenge

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Sponsored Articles

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Axminster Carpets

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

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Irina Gorianova, the owner of the Laserina clinic with the Endermologie machine

The Laserina clinic in Sale specialises in treatment that incorporates a healthy life style, eating in moderation, appropriate exercise routine and cutting edge slimming and anti ageing technology.

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Friday, November 28, 2014
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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Saturday, November 1, 2014
be.loved handbags

Save 15% on Be.Loved handbags this Christmas. All bags and satchels are made by hand in North Wales.

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Friday, September 12, 2014
The AGA City60 in rose

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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Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Medieval Fayre at the Old Hall, Tatton Park

A round up of events in and around Cheshire during June

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King Street Festival

Head to King Street this long weekend to celebrate the past, present and future of the city’s most iconic street.

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Pretty Muddy

Cheshire’s women are being urged to fight dirty when it comes to conquering cancer - by signing up now for an exciting new event from Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life, to take place in Warrington

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Celebrity Interviews

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Lisa Maxwell as Judy Garland in End of the Rainbow. Opera House Manchester

As a society, we have a deeply divided fascination with fame. We build people up as untouchable, but get a morbid thrill when they turn out to be as broken as we are. Ben Hanson writes.

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Hayley Tamaddon as Roxie Hart

Hayley Tamaddon is no stranger to national institutions

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Restaurant Reviews

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

We visit self-service Italian restaurant, Vapiano in Manchester’s Corn Exchange

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Samosa Chaat

Situated in Spinningfields, Scene Indian Street Kitchen should be a ‘must do’ for anybody who loves a bit of spice in their life.

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Wall to wall
Make your feelings plain, if not your walls.
Lagoon wallcovering green/pink £16.99
Nakuru, £120
Lakeside coral, £18.98
Colours Flamingo, £14,
Pretty flamingo, £20

It seems that the flamingo is a favourite for interior design at the moment. With its heavenly combination of pretty pinks, elegant lines and utter quirkiness, we can quite see why.

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Garden room with media wall, incorporating unique panelling

Alison Reuben, of Bluebell Fitted Furniture in Sale, has a single-minded focus on delivering the highest levels of design, quality and service you could wish for and it’s resulted in a win-win for her business and her lucky customers

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