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Felt artist, Suzy Shackleton

Suzy Shackleton - Rainow’s felt artist

A Rainow-based felt artist welcomes walkers into her historic studio for a piece of textile history

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Andrea Hughes

At home with Bowdon artist Andrea Hughes

Talented Andrea Hughes has not only helped transform a dated 1970s house into a beautiful contemporary home, she has taken the leap and launched a new career as a portrait painter

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Working areas need higher levels of light

Interiors advice - choosing the right lighting for your kitchen

Your kitchen is the heart of your home. As most kitchens are now open plan and part of a wider living and dining space, it has never been so important to get the lighting right.

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Slamp Veli ceiling light large £295; Christian Lacroix for Designers Guild Azulejos wallpaper PCL014/10 £58 p/roll; John Lewis: Cluster wall votive £24, Newark sofa in Designers Guild Varese Violet,£1,700, Cameo Demi Lune console table £599, Ice coffee table £199, Ice nest of three tables £199, Milan leather chair in Vogue Yellow Honey (made to order); Timorous Beasties for John Lewis Splitter/Splatter cushion £85; Designers Guild Franchini cushion £65; House by John Lewis knitted pouffe Teal £90; Sanderson Poppies rug £549 at John Lewis

Interiors products - Blue

Gain fresh inspiration from the most versatile of colours

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Lets drink to this swanky Nick Munro designed Smoke Martini Glass, £65 (for a pair) Lux Deco

Spring interiors - glass

Spring light sparkling on glass, just makes us think summer’s around the corner

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Gardens

Jacqui Brocklehurst

Gardening tips - allotments

We thought it was about time you saw our favourite landscape gardener getting down and dirty. Jacqui Brocklehurst introduces us to friends who are potty about their allotment

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Snowdrops and purple crocuses at Rode Hall Country House and Gardens  Alistair and Jan Campbell ukcityimages.com

Gardening tips - herald the arrival of a new season in the garden

Slowly the frosts disappear and pretty things emerge from the hard soil

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Hellebores at Bucklow Farm

Gardening tips - February is short and sharp with plenty to do

February is a short, sharp snap of a month that has the power to bring many gardeners to their knees, writes landscape gardener Jacqui Brocklehurst

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Snowdrop season at Rode Hall Country House and Gardens. UK City Images (www.ukcityimages.com)

Gardening tips - take stock and plan ahead for the year

The new year is the time for gardeners to take stock and plan ahead, writes Cheshire Life gardening columnist Jacqui Brocklehurst

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Property Market

Hatherton, Nantwich

Cheshire Properties - Hatherton, Nantwich

This beautiful family home comes with extensive land and super sporting facilities

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Haas Bespoke Kitchens

Business Profile- Haas Kitchens

Haas Kitchens, Station Masters House, Church Street, Frodsham, Cheshire, WA6 7DJ

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AGA Chester

AGA Chester

AGA Chester showcases a comprehensive collection of AGA range cookers to suit every home and lifestyle, selected refrigeration products, as well as AGA Cookshop a fabulous collection of high performance, superior cookware for all serious cooks.

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Ted Todd

Ted Todd

Ted Todd Hardwood Floors was founded almost twenty years ago as a small reclamation business.

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Botanica

Botanica

Botanica is the NEW Professional Grower and Garden Care brand from Bathgate Silica Sand Ltd.

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Clay & Rock

Clay & Rock

With over 25 years’ industry experience, providing delivery of tiles to areas such as, the Wirral, North Wales (including Abersoch), Shropshire, Anglesey & Nantwich, Clay & Rock’s passion is to source materials from around the world, with the emphasis on offering our customers that something a little bit different.

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