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7 fabulous ski resorts you must visit

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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Warrington town centre and Golden Square

Warrington - Culcheth and Grappenhall

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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Christmas gifts for art lovers

Unsure what to get the art-lover this Christmas? Here’s our choice for some inspiration

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Shopping in Sale

5 five things you need to know about Sale

Sale is so well-situated with easy Metro links that it’s definitely worth a visit.

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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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Recipes

Blackberries

Blackberry Whiskey Recipe

The perfect way to warm those winter cockles.

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Blackberries

Blackberry and Apple Crumble recipe

It’s blackberry season...go large!

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Fashion, Health and Beauty

Go deep  
Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate is Murads most opulent anti-ageing moisturiser yet.  Featuring  Murads own Collagen Support Complex to boost skins resilience and plump dehydrated skin, this uber-rich  all-purpose  formula  instantly  relieves  dry,  dehydrated  skin  to soothe,  refresh  and  renew  while  infusing  skin  with  long  lasting  hydration and  suppleness.  Perfect.
Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate 50ml £64
John Lewis Cheadle

5 beauty products to beat the midwinter blues

It’s cold, damp and desperately dull – but that doesn’t mean your skin need suffer. Keep the gorgeous going with these new releases for 2015.

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Cheadle Hulme School image by Will Hey Photography

Spring 2015 Wedding Fayres in Cheshire

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

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Great British Holidays & Breaks




Great British Holidays & Breaks 2015
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Events

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

10 things to do at Bride: The Wedding Show at Tatton Park

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

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Cheadle Hulme School image by Will Hey Photography

Spring 2015 Wedding Fayres in Cheshire

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

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Jennifer Pike in Macclesfield

What’s On in Cheshire

A round up of events in Cheshire during January

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Jayne Lomas at 'Bill & Betty's' home and gifts stall from Cheadle

The best Christmas Markets in Cheshire

With Christmas just around the corner, what better way to soak up the magic than at your local Christmas market?

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Photo by Mark Waugh

The top five things to do at Manchester Christmas Markets

The Manchester German markets, now in their 16th year, are proving to be as popular as ever each year. We pick our top five things to do

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Celebrity interviews

Simon Constantine

The Guerilla Perfumer - Simon Constantine, Lush

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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Wrwick Davies in Snow White at Manchester Opera House

Celebrity Interview - Warwick Davis

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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Marianne Elliot

Interview - 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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Interiors

Kitchen heaven
Where form meets function in perfect harmony.
Siematic kitchen by Arthouse Creative Interiors, Alderley Edge SK9 7DY 
arthousecreativeinteriors.co.uk 01625 581313

6 products to revamp your kitchen

There’s barely a room in the home now where clever design people haven’t taken basic function and transformed it into stunning form…and the kitchen is really where the action’s at this season.

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White out
Mylands, Britains oldest family-owned and run paint manufacturer, has launched a new floor paint; extremely durable, it resists soaps, detergents, grease and oil&so now you can have white wherever you wish! 
Belgravia No. 6 Floor Paint 2.5l £56.50
mylands.co.uk

Interiors - monochrome chic

Add a touch of midwinter drama with ice white and shades of ebony.

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Secret Santa gifts

10 Secret Santa gifts under £16

Just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean you have to compromise on quality of gifts this Christmas.

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Cracking up
Cracking a nut while youre listening to the Queens speech and digesting a tummyful of turkey and sprouts is just about as Christmassy as it gets. And this Santa nutcracker is just about as Christmassy as nutcrackers get.
Santa Nut Cracker £12.00
tch.net

Celebrate a Kitsch Christmas with these special items

I’m not usually one for cutesy, but if you can’t be kitsch at Christmas...

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Christmas gifts for animal lovers

Our favourite Christmas gifts for both animal loving friends and their furry four legged pets.

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Christmas blooms

Cosy Christmas interiors

Whether you want to buy something for the home, a hostess gift or just want to treat yourself this Christmas, we’ve rounded up our favourite presents.

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Festive treats for your home

Christmas gifts for the home

Light some scented candles, start the fire, hang the decorations, then take a seat and enjoy Christmas in your home.

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Business Profile - ArtHouse Creative Interiors

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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Gifts for the person who has everything

Gifts for the person who has everything

We all have that one person who already has everything they want or need. So branch out and give them something they didn’t even know they wanted!

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Give your mantlepiece a festive makeover

Advent calendar round up

The annual tradition of advent calendars definitely gets us in the festive spirit so we’re eagerly counting down the days till the first of December. Here are our favourites to celebrate the arrival of Christmas.

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