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Interiors

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Cheshire is renowned for its stunning homes - and a wealth of talented interior designers

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PH Property Holdings, winners of Luxury New Build

It was a big night for Cheshire’s designers and architects as many local businesses picked up accolades at the 12th annual Northern Design awards

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Copper; Wall Stickers; Grey; Vintage and Industrial

Every year sees a new trend rising, but how do you ensure that when you’re considering a new look for your home, you choose wisely? Here’s our review of what’s hot for 2015, but we think these items will charm for years to come

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Emma and Lee Clarke (the owners)

MD Lee Clarke reveals how he’s gone from selling fabrics out of a suitcase to a turnover of £20 million

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Gallopers and Rocking Horses

Woodwork isn’t just a reason to horse around for talented Jennifer Gater from Nantwich

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10 Secret Santa gifts under £16

Sunday, December 7, 2014
Secret Santa gifts

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

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Christmas

Christmas gifts for animal lovers

Thursday, December 4, 2014
Pawpost delivery

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

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Cosy Christmas interiors

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Christmas blooms

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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Christmas time at Arley Hall

Monday, December 1, 2014
West Door Entrance hall decorated by Thoughtful Flowers

Arley Hall has been in the loving keeping of the Warburton family since 1470 and, as you’d expect, looks simply glorious at Christmas.

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Christmas gifts for the home

Saturday, November 29, 2014
Festive treats for your 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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Gifts for the person who has everything

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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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Christmas

Advent calendar round up

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Give your mantlepiece a festive makeover

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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Christmas Decorations - Vintage Style

Sunday, November 23, 2014
Starry starry night
Every home should feature at least one star decoration at Christmas, as perhaps the most important symbol of the season. You might prefer a shimmering antique gold, but for a rustic look, this twiggy star is a lovely alternative.
Twig star, £6, Neptune

Vintage ideas for your house for the festive period.

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Christmas Decorations - Red and Silver

Saturday, November 22, 2014
A great alternative to tinsel, try these fun red pompom garland Christmas decorations.
£14 at PomPom Galore, www.pompomgalore.co.uk

Deck the halls

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6 of the best chandelier style lightings

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Ooh la la!
Theres something a little&je ne sais quoi about this pretty golden chandelier.
Temperance Six Arm Gold Chandelier £255
outthereinteriors.com

Chandeliers are a trend that’s never gone away, but has evolved to meet our twenty-first century style expectations. Add a little light fantastic to your home this dull winter season.

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William Yeoward

William Yeoward from Tarporley set off to London to find his fortune with little idea of what that might actually be. From that rocky start he has created a worldwide furniture design business

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Getting cosy for autumn

Monday, October 20, 2014
Keep your feet toasty with a Baa Stool

The arrival of autumn means it’s time to hunker down and make your home cosy for the season ahead. Here area a few simple updates to ease you into the new season and help you banish the winter chills.

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Christmas
A stunning, oversized wooden framed mirror will complement any setting, be it traditional or contemporary, £569, Ayres and Graces

Beautiful pieces to add an opulent flourish to a room.

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John Sims-Hilditch, Wendy and Stuart Allen

Customers and friends joined Stuart and Wendy Allen, of Allen and Allen in Wilmslow, to celebrate the re-launch of their business as the Neptune Design Centre.

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Angelic collection

Emma Samuel from High Legh did what many wives do when her husband’s job demands it and stepped away from building her own career to care for their family. Now she’s decided to embark on an exciting new venture

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Gardens

Saturday, December 20, 2014

School and green-fingered amateurs around the county entered our Garden of the Year 2014 competition. Now we reveal the winners

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Christmas gifts for gardeners

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The perfect gift for garden lovers

Looking for festive gifts for garden enthusiasts? We’ve rounded up our favourite presents for gardeners to help you get started with your Christmas shopping.

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Christmas
A mix of ideas

Meet a couple who are so devoted to their Malpas garden that they never go on holiday. Clearly, their dedication is paying off

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Terry Reilly (ex-volunteer now head gardener at Rotunda), Bianca Iaciofano (Jo Malone London UK Communications Coordinator), Maxine Ennis (Chief Exec at Rotunda) and Andy Thomson (head designer/partner at BCA Landscape)

A blossoming garden project by the fragrance brand Jo Malone London is bringing new hope to a corner of Liverpool

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Glamp It Up - Bell tents have a beautifully elegant silhouette, and due to their design for use as military kit in the 19th century are quick and easy to put up and take down
Sandstone Bell Tent £429 to sleep 5/6, or £499 for larger groups.  www.boutiquecamping.com

Camping ain’t what it used to be, at least not for the new generation of festival goers

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Property Market

Spurstow Hall, Tarporley

Stunning Spurstow Hall has been wonderfully renovated to provide stylish contemporary accommodation

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Rainow, Macclesfield

Fabulous farmhouse

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Cheshire properties - Ashton, near Chester.

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Ashton, near Chester

Life on the wing

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Cheshire properties - Prestbury

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
CHE Feb15 Property 3

At your leisure

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Property Showcase

Friday, February 27, 2015

DesignerSofas4U, the UK’s largest manufacturer of Chesterfield sofas, offer their take on picking the perfect sofa.

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Strutt & Parker

Spreadsheets and soil, tax and tarmac, billing and barns.

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Clwydian Fitness Holidays

Monday, February 16, 2015
Clwydian Fitness Holidays

Enjoy an active break in the Welsh countryside with Clwydian Fitness Holidays

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Cheshire Towns and Villages

Why you should move to Bollington

Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Why you should move to Bollington

Welcome to Cheshire's Happy Valley. Former mill manager Samuel Greg must have known Bollington's potential would only grow.

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Why you should move to Hale or Hale Barns

It's easy to see why people want to live in Hale and Hale Barns. You've got a busy community, a high street packed with fantastic boutiques, bars, salons and restaurants

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Why you should move to Bramhall

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Village shops

With its foot in traditional and contemporary, it is easy to see why people live or want to live in Bramhall. It certainly has a lot to offer.

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Why you should move to Frodsham

Saturday, November 14, 2009
High Street, Frodsham

THE historic market town of Frodsham has a lot to offer homebuyers, from families to couples to the retired.

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Why you should move to Knutsford

Monday, January 28, 2013
Why you should move to Knutsford

It's not surprising Knutsford is a popular place to live.

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Why you should move to Lymm

Saturday, November 14, 2009
Narrowboat passing bridgewater House on the Shropshire Union Canal at Lymm

COMMUNITY is the name of the game in Lymm.

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Why you should move to Stockton Heath

Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Stockton Heath

The village is situated near to Warrington, and is easily accessible from the M56/M6. It has many different types of homes, many of them constructed between 1900 and 1930, from original period buildings, refurbished properties and new builds

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Why you should move to Congleton

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
High Street

The pretty market town of Congleton, nestling at the foothills of the Pennines, can be counted as some of the most beautiful countryside in Britain.

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Why you should move to Audlem

Monday, May 17, 2010
The Shroppie Fly by the Shropshire Union Canal at  Audlem Mill

Audlem is a place you fall in love with. This ancient market town, on the southern fringes of our county, is a real treat.

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Why you should move to Sandbach

Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Sandbach

If you have already chosen to live in Sandbach then you are already fully aware of its charms. If you are still deciding then there is a good argument for setting up home in the historic market town.

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Why you should move to Didsbury

Monday, January 18, 2010
Didsbury Library

Welcome to Didsbury, the Manchester suburb to see and be seen in. <br/>WORDS BY EMMA MAYOH<br/>PHOTOGRAPHY BY KIRSTY THOMPSON

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Why you should move to Hartford

Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Hartford properties

Hartford isn't one of the largest or busiest places in Cheshire. A couple of minutes drive and you're through and out the other side of the village.

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Planning Finder

Discover Homes & Gardens

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Whether you’re buying, selling or simply trying to find out more about the property market, Savills can help...

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Savills Wilmslow

Friday, February 20, 2015
Savills wilmslow

Whether you’re buying, selling or simply trying to find out more about the property market, Savills can help.

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Sylva

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Sylva 1

Your ideas and ambitions will be combined with our experience and know-how to design and create your home, with you...

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tem-po.co.uk

Thursday, December 18, 2014
Sell you home from only £99

The advance in communication is rapidly changing the way property is marketed with national surveys showing the first point of contact for the majority of house-hunters is the internet rather than visit an estate agents office...

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Explore Moor

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Haytor is one of the best spots to see the colours of heather and western gorse

Dartmoor is special not just for its internationally important wildlife and habitats, it is also renowned for its human heritage. Here we look at the top ten things that make Dartmoor special and should be on everyone’s ‘must see’ list

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