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An Eye on Combermere: a back to back garden design for Combermere Abbey by Peter Beckett and Phil Tatler

Kate Houghton takes a trip to the RHS Tatton Flower Show

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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

Monday, July 11, 2016
Feel refreshed after a facial

Kate Houghton gets the star treatment at Opium in Hale Barns

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Beauty tips - Loved Beauty, Bramhall

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Helen with her beloved Mac

Helen Lewis, founder of Loved in Bramhall, is determined – and able – to help her clients retrieve a life they thought they’d lost.

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Maya Blue Spa

Maya Blue Spa distinguishes itself as a destination in its own right; situated in the subterranean depths of the Titanic Hotel at Stanley Dock, it offers not only an elegant venue in which to chill out, but five treatment rooms where you can truly sink into a blissful state with the aid of a talented therapist and VOYA organic products.

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Take care of your skin

Kate Houghton goes for som star treatment in Wilmslow

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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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Friday, July 15, 2016
Annabella Lwin, of Bow Wow Wow fame

Annabella Lwin, of Bow Wow Wow fame, plays at Rewind North this August, held for the third consecutive year at Capesthorne Hall.

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The Kaiser Chiefs to perform in Delamere Forest

Our guide to the best events in and around Cheshire.

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New: What’s On in Cheshire

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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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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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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