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Win an overnight stay for TWO at a Cheshire Country Hotel & Pub

YOUR CHANCE TO WIN - An overnight stay for two with dinner and breakfast at a Cheshire Country Pub & Hotel - in our free to enter competition. The Vicarage is a 17th Century Grade II listed country pub and hotel which has recently undergone an extensive renovation as part of new hotel group, Flat Cap Hotels. Located just outside of the village in Holmes ...

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The Key to Client Satisfaction

A little more than a year ago, two good friends and former work colleagues decided to utilise their 40+ years’ combined experience within the property rental market by launching their own property lettings agency, writes Matthew Robinson. King Lettings is the Knutsford-based mobile property lettings and management company jointly owned by Dawn Smith and Elayne Bagnall, both of whom previously worked ...

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We are Family

Weightmans is a top 45 UK law firm with 11 offices around the UK, including Knutsford, Liverpool and Manchester, employing more than 1,400 people, including more than 180 partners, writes Johanna Bolhoven The firm can trace its Cheshire roots back to 1827 when it started life as Grundy Kershaw before merging with Sedgley Caldecott in the late 1800s, and then again with ...

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Acting classes exclusively for 12-16 years

Knutsford-based Rokit Performing Arts, one of the top performing arts academies in the north of England, owned by Victoria Gough, has launched ‘Acting Pro’ at its Wilmslow school to give older students the choice of taking an ‘acting only’ option. Acting Pro takes place on Wednesdays from 4.30-6.30pm. It is an intensive 2-hour acting class covering a full range of skills, including acting ...

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Going Off Grid A Cheshire graphic design agency is taking a new look at the way we work. With agencies taking up residency in the busy streets of Manchester and Liverpool on a weekly basis, walking in the opposite direction is somewhere ‘Off Grid’. The agency has been founded by two ambitious joint creative directors, Kim Farrall and Sally Evans, who both cut their ...

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Vicarage-1Win an overnight stay for TWO at a Cheshire Country Hotel & Pub

YOUR CHANCE TO WIN – An overnight stay for two with dinner and breakfast at a Cheshire Country Pub & Hotel – in our free to enter competition. The Vicarage is a 17th Century Grade II listed country pub and hotel which has recently undergone an extensive renovation as part of new hotel group, Flat Cap Hotels. Located […]

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The great and the glamorous stepped out in style recently and dug deep to help raise more than £13,000 at a fundraising ball hosted by Cheshire’s leading independent estate agent, Holmes Naden, in aid of Alder Hey Children’s Charity*. Staged at the picturesque Hill Top House in Prestbury, the popular event welcomed 150 guests from […]

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So, January 2017 is finally here and whilst everyone else is reaching for their pen and paper, thinking of their New Year resolutions, I’m going to make it super easy for you, writes Evie Waxman. Chuck away the processed garbage and concentrate on foods that aren’t processed and that can be eaten raw. Why? Because […]

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1968 Ferrari 330 GTC20-car auction at inaugural Historic Motorsport International show

International auctioneers Coys will be putting 20 classic and sports cars under the hammer at a new high-octane auction at Historic Motorsport International show on Saturday 25th February in London’s ExCeL. Historic Motorsport International is held alongside the London Classic Car Show, a must attend event in the classic car calendar, and is devoted to […]

catPet Doctor: Dental disease in cats

‘Periodontal disease’ means any disease that affects the teeth and surrounding structures such as the ligaments or the gums, writes Paul Adams. Essentially, plaque (an invisible bacterial film) forms, just as it would in humans if we did not brush our teeth daily. When it is not removed, it builds up and hardens, forming tartar. […]

Amour in BlushFor the love of lingerie

Like it or loathe it, February is a romantic time of year, with Valentine’s Day just around the corner and the official start of wedding season, our thoughts inevitably turn to pretty underthings. We love Valentines Day; it’s a great excuse to turn up the heat and slip into something luxurious. Lingerie sales are soaring […]

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Q. I haven’t picked my Christmas party outfit yet, so I was thinking of investing in a good strapless bra so that I’m prepared for anything. Do you have any recommendations? A. We asked Johanna Bolhoven, owner of See-Saw Lingerie in Hale, for her advice… “Finding a good strapless bra can be tough and they’re often seen […]

_maryan-mehlhorn-wAssets_haendlerbereich_bildmaterial_kollektionen_sommer_2016_06_masterpiece_MM_405_4307_465Find the perfect swimsuit for you

Q. We’re going on holiday in a couple of weeks and I need to buy a new swimsuit but I’m worried it won’t be flattering around my stomach. I think I have an apple or pear body shape, what styles should I look for?  A. If you’re a pear consider styles that diminish the size […]

Next maxi (1)Wedding guest: shine without outshining the bride!

Q. Can I wear silver to a wedding? A. The bride and groom should be the focus of attention on their big day. That’s not to say you shouldn’t dress up for the occasion but perhaps avoid turning up in anything loud and garish, especially if it risks a reflection worthy of ‘tanning foils’ in […]