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Events

Tue, 11:38
Cheshire Game Fair Horse Boarding

If you’re struggling with what to do this bank holiday weekend then we’ve shortlisted some of the best events happening in and around Cheshire.

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Lady Lever Art Gallery

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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Jason Manford

The annual Christmas ball held by Future Recruitment has announced Jason Manford as their star performer.

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Arley Hall Gardens

Bake Off Stars to judge the Great British Cake Off competition.

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Competitions

Yesterday, 00:00
Buy Art Fair

One lucky reader will win an original painting and tickets to Buy Art Fair, plus luxury afternoon tea and an overnight stay

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Capuwa - One Piece Swimsuit With Coral Fringe

One lucky winner will receive the Capuwa one-piece swimsuit from Rose Powder, worth £200!

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The exterior of Fishmore Hall

Escape to the country house hotel, Fishmore Hall, for a luxury three night stay

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Places

Yesterday, 11:00
30 James Street bedroom

With its quirky shipping line theme and glitzy decor, 30 James Street is built for adventures, writes Janet Reeder

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Liverpool Luxury Break
Thu, 00:00
An view of the what the Storyhouse interior will look like

This charming, historical city is turning a new page with exciting plans to transform its centre, as Emma Mayoh discovered

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Chester
Sunday, August 21, 2016
Chirk Castle by Kevin Lyth

North Wales matches the Loire Valley for the sheer number of castles - but Wales wins on variety! Martin Pilkington suggests five of the best.

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North Wales
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
King Street

There are many tales to tell about Knutsford and its people, as Janet Reeder discovers on a recent visit

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Knutsford

Social Photos

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Jason Manford

The annual Christmas ball held by Future Recruitment has announced Jason Manford as their star performer.

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McLaren 570GT

If ever a car deserved attention it’s this one. Motoring fans queued up at Cheshire’s McLaren dealership recently to get up close and personal with the stunning McLaren 570GT.

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Selena Campbell, Beth Tweddle MBE, Katie Ruocco and Sophie Fairclough

Cheshire ladies showed off their fashion prowess at the 2016 Bolesworth International event in Tattenhall

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Equestrian
Maxine Valentine, Christina Georgaltis, Tina Brown and Lesley Haycox

Cheshire’s most stylish garden party, Boodles Tennis, returned once again to The Mere.

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Walks

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
A pretty view from Avro Golf Club

This month’s walk in Woodford is for those who like a bit of aeronautical history...and don’t mind cattle, writes Howard Bradbury.

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Friday, August 12, 2016
Couple walking dog on Coast Path with Llanbadrig church and North Anglesey coast behind
Near Cemaes
Anglesey
North
Walking
Activities and Sports

A pleasant dog walk and a cosy pub in which to relax...does life get any better? Howard Bradbury chooses some favourite walkies involving a pub which will welcome both you and your four-legged friend, time after time.

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Dogs North Wales Pubs and Bars
Monday, July 25, 2016
Pond beside the rough track leading up the moor from Birchencliffe Farm

This month’s walk begins in ‘Happy Valley’ - that’s Bollington, for the unhappily uninitiated, writes Howard Bradbury.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016
A view from the Edge

This month’s walk takes Howard Bradbury to Alderley Edge, but by a route which avoids the madding crowds

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Alderley Edge
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Stopping to rest on Llanddwyn Island. Image courtesy of Visit Wales, Crown Copyright

Fancy a 135-mile ramble through areas of striking natural beauty? Then you’ll be wanting to tackle the Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path, writes Howard Bradbury.

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North Wales Anglesey

Arts

Wed, 00:00
Elizabeth at work: I have a great studio, somehow I found a studio on anhattan
which is like finding a unicorn but Im actually outgrowing the space a little so may be moving.

A young artist from Romiley is making waves in the Big Apple after going back to the bare bones of her art, writes Paul Mackenzie

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Lady Lever Art Gallery

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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Gregory's artist's rendering of one of his designs in a domestic setting

Christleton-based artist Gregory Macmillan travelled, chameleon-like, through multiple genres until he, at last, discovered his visual voice, writes Kate Houghton

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Tim Watson and his beloved Welsh mountains

Artist and poet Tim Watson was born in Solihull in 1964. His mother was from Prestatyn and his father from Lincolnshire. He trained at art college in Wrexham and at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and had a varied career before buying The Kinmel Arms with his wife, Lynn. He opened a studio and permanent gallery space in the restaurant and bar in 2015. It is here visitors can discover his work, which has been inspired by his beloved Welsh landscape.

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Restaurants

Friday, August 19, 2016
Steak and fries at the no nonsense Oakwood. Photo by Carl Sukonik

Alderley Edge gets yet another good restaurant in the shape of The Oakwood...and the locals are not backward in coming forward, writes Louise Allen-Taylor

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Alderley Edge Cheshire Restaurants

Food review - The Crown, Marple

Friday, August 19, 2016
The Crown at Hawk Green, Marple

Digest this mini-review in 60 seconds

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Pubs and Bars Cheshire Restaurants Marple
The award-winning restaurant The French at The Midland, Manchester.

Simon Rogan at the French whips up a menu that would win over any Euro sceptic, writes Janet Reeder

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Manchester Restaurants
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Food & Drink

Yesterday, 00:00
Dangerous Food Company

Llyr Jones and Dominic Haynes are red hot after launching their St Asaph-based Dangerous Food Company

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Cheshire Life Chef of the Year Winner was Aiden Byrne. Photographed here with Sarah Byrne

The county’s culinary elite descended on Carden Park Hotel for the prestigious Cheshire Life Food and Drink Awards, writes Emma Mayoh

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The classic Gin and Tonic with lemon

We are famous for the champagne lifestyle here in Cheshire, but is the modern day gin craze about to take over?

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Pubs and Bars
Steak and fries at the no nonsense Oakwood. Photo by Carl Sukonik

Alderley Edge gets yet another good restaurant in the shape of The Oakwood...and the locals are not backward in coming forward, writes Louise Allen-Taylor

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Alderley Edge Cheshire Restaurants

Photography

00:00
Llanddwyn Island by Kevin Lyth

An island of such breathtaking beauty, Anglesey has a diverse range of places to take stunning photos

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photography

Gallery: 12 photos that capture the true beauty of Stockport

Friday, August 19, 2016
Christmas day, Stockport Market by John Varley

Our readers share their photos of Stockport

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Stockport photography
Bridgewater Canal, Oughtrington by Ron Sutton

Our readers capture the seasons along one of Cheshire’s most important waterways.

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photography

Fashion, Health and Beauty

Seema Malhotra

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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Stock up on top products while youre here

Janet Reeder gets a smoother, plumped-up complexion from a facial at a Chester beauty clinic.

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Spas
Fairisle panel shirt, £400, Kefiya camouflage suiting trousers £315, Neil Barrett

The Northern Quarter is Manchester’s coolest area and a fitting location for this month’s shoot which features some directional designerwear

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Homes and Gardens

Ad Feature: Designed for a new age

Mon, 09:30
A typical kitchen at an Inspired Retirement Village

Nicholas John talks to Keith Cockell about how the planning design of an apartment in an Inspired Village can alleviate much of the worry.

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Ad Feature: Thinking outside the outbuildings

Friday, August 19, 2016
Strutt & Parker

Diversification in difficult places

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South Green House, Southwold

From seaside escapes to eco-friendly self-builds, take a tour of three motivating and beautiful renovations that will give you serious house envy

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Celebrity Interviews

Seema Malhotra

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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Jason Manford

The annual Christmas ball held by Future Recruitment has announced Jason Manford as their star performer.

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Peter Hook in action. Photo by Stephen Fourie

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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Stacey Forsey at Evelyn's Cafe Bar, Tib Street, Manchester

Prestbury-based Stacey Forsey joins the Real Housewives of Cheshire and tells Janet Reeder how she’ll be bringing something else to the table.

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Karl Davies from Marple, who stars in the BBC's hit series Happy Valley. Photo by Faye Thomas

He has starred in a string of successful TV dramas, including Happy Valley, but Karl Davies’s first acting break was at Marple’s Carver Theatre, at the tender age of eight, writes Howard Bradbury

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Marple

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Thu, 11:15
Crystal Cruises

Book tickets for a paired food & wine lunch with Crystal Cruises at the ABode, Chester Racecourse on Tuesday 4th October.

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Mon, 09:30
A typical kitchen at an Inspired Retirement Village

Nicholas John talks to Keith Cockell about how the planning design of an apartment in an Inspired Village can alleviate much of the worry.

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Friday, August 19, 2016
Strutt & Parker

Diversification in difficult places

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Friday, August 19, 2016
Lady Lever Art Gallery

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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Thursday, July 28, 2016
Strutt & Parker

Challenges in the Countryside

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