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Events

Friday, December 2, 2016

A guide to some of the best family events, concerts, plays and activities in and around Cheshire

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What’s On in Cheshire during December

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Our guide to the best entertainment in and around Cheshire

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Christmas shows and pantos in Cheshire

Monday, October 24, 2016

We have a compiled a list of all the dazzling pantomimes and Christmas shows happening this festive season in and around Cheshire.

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The best Christmas Markets in Cheshire

Monday, October 24, 2016

Cheshire is about to become a land of merriment, why not pick up a host of magical gifts at local markets, fairs and shopping events?

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Christmas Things to do in Cheshire

Competitions

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Win a three or four night short break in your choice of 3 luxury holiday apartments set within the award winning garden at RHS Rosemoor in North Devon

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Ad Feature: WIN a Jaded Palates Christmas dinner wine case worth £150!

Thursday, November 24, 2016

To kick the holiday season off in style, Jaded Palates are giving away a truly extravagant Christmas dinner wine case worth £150.

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Win: Win £150 to spend at Booths this Christmas

Friday, November 11, 2016

We’ve joined forces with Booths to give one of our readers a chance to win a special Christmas treat.

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Places

Friday, December 2, 2016

This festive season we’re exploring the hidden corners of Manchester to find you the best independent places to eat, drink and shop.

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Christmas
Thursday, November 24, 2016

Didsbury is a vibrant suburb of Manchester full of plenty to do and an equally thriving restaurant and bar scene. We’ve put together a short guide for spending the day in this gem of a place.

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Didsbury
Wednesday, November 23, 2016

A trip to mid-Wales in the festive season, can be a seasonal tonic, writes Martin Pilkington

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Martin Pilkington discovers Nantwich’s colourful past on a tour of the town centre

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Nantwich

Social Photos

A Laurent-Perrier champagne reception greeted guests at a business lunch at Manchester House.

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Towns and villages around the county were celebrated at the 60th Community Pride competition, with many picking up awards for their efforts.

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Walks

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Our walk this month begins and ends in Tarporley, the village once described as ‘one long street’ writes Howard Bradbury

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Tarporley
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

With the trees bursting forth in new colours, autumn is a beautiful time of year to take a stroll in the woods. Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s Katie Piercy tells us why to get out this November and where to go.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

A selection of walks centred around the route of the Sandstone Trail in Cheshire.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

You would be hard pressed to get lost on this month’s walk to Hilbre Island, but timing is crucial, for the tides wait for no man, warns Howard Bradbury.

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Take Howard Bradbury’s route south of the border this month, for a walk from Whitchurch, along the Shropshire Union Canal

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Arts

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

To some, it may seem an unlikely alliance, an art gallery in leafy Congleton and an American street artist, who is one aerosol can away from controversy. But like the ‘special relationship’ forged between the UK and USA, it works.

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Bramhall-based artist Phil Ashley is now on his third career and he has never been happier. Kate Houghton reports

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Tara Dean, from Denbigh, is an illustrator and print-maker who shares her talents through experimental art workshops across North Wales, writes Kate Houghton.

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Restaurants

Friday, November 18, 2016

Let’s hear it for the charming French bistro La Popote in Marton where cooking takes centre stage, writes Janet Reeder

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Cheshire Restaurants Macclesfield

Food review - Nourish, Wilmslow

Friday, November 18, 2016

Digest this mini review in 60 seconds

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Wilmslow

Rothay Manor hires chefs and managers from Michelin backgrounds, putting spins on classic dishes in a Lake District fine dining experience.

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Food & Drink

Take a look at some of the finest hampers available in the county.

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Putting the spotlight on retailers whose business is an important part of community life

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Cheshire Life readers joined the Belmond Northern Belle train for a gastronomic journey with chef Raymond Blanc

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Cheshire Life Luncheon

Chester’s latest restaurant, Picanha, launched in style with an exclusive Cheshire Life party, writes Rebekka O’Grady

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Photography

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Chester is arguably the finest city in the country to visit during the festive period. we’ve selected some of our favourite photos to put you in the mood for Christmas.

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Gallery: 12 photos that capture the true beauty of Shutlingsloe

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Some people call this slope on the edge of the Peak District, the ‘Cheshire Matterhorn’.

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Macclesfield

November has been an exciting month in Cheshire full of spectacular events and autumn scenes.

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Fashion, Health and Beauty

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Against the opulent backdrop of Arley Hall in Northwich, the Kelsall-based Olivia May brand showcases unconventional styles for the woman who wants more than a high street look.

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The beautiful Nordic-style spa at Fishmore Hall hotel was built off-site and dropped into place by a crane, writes Louise Taylor.

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Spas

Two friends have taken the first steps to business success, as Paul Mackenzie reports.

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Homes and Gardens

Saturday, December 3, 2016

This stunning property is perfect for families.

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Ad Feature: From the Farm to the Festive Fork

Thursday, November 24, 2016

The seasonal hunt for “Slow Food”

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Look no further; this is a guide to places where you can buy real Christmas trees in and around Cheshire.

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Dream properties - Axholme, Prenton, Wirral

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Impressive restoration

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Celebrity Interviews

Monday, October 17, 2016

BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin’s Celebrity MasterChef experience was a revelation - to herself. The TV journalist, who lives near Chester, admits she could hardly cook before taking up the challenge, writes Mairead Mahon.

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Welcome to a feast of literature as comedy writer Henry Normal talks about life and poetry and the Manchester Literature Festival

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Cheshire Housewife Seema Malhotra is more than just a lady who lunches, she’s also a jet-set mum who runs the luxury fashion brand Forever Unique, as Janet Reeder discovers.

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He was a founder of Joy Division, a byword for Mancunian urban alienation, but Peter Hook now cheerfully embraces a more cheerful life in Cheshire, writes Paul Taylor.

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Friday, August 19, 2016

Following a stunning £2.8 million renovation, the Lady Lever Art Gallery has now opened its South End galleries to explore, plus an exciting exhibition of linocuts from Pablo Picasso. With free entrance and open seven days a week, inspiration awaits.

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