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Five Things We Can’t Wait to Do When Lockdown Ends

We list the five simple things we’re looking forward to when lockdown lifts in this two-minute read. With the end to lockdown now in sight, it’s impossible not to think excitedly ahead to spring and summer. We know we won’t be able to do everything all at once – but we can live with that. […]

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2021 Paint Trends: Why Magnolia is Out, and Dead Salmon is in!

In this three-minute read, we look at the paint colours that are making a splash in 2021. For millions of Brits, getting through this pandemic has been a case of “Keep Calm and Carry On with DIY”. To stop themselves from climbing the walls from boredom and frustration, they’ve turned to painting them. As a […]

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Random Acts of Kindness Week: Nine Ways to Spread Joy in Cheshire

In this two-minute read, we look at how a simple random act of kindness can start a tsunami of positive vibes. Many people are going through a dark time right now, but there is a way you could make at least one person’s day a little brighter. As this week is Random Acts of Kindness […]

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Are We Entering the New Roaring Twenties?

‘The darkest hour is just before the dawn.’ The quote is attributed to the English theologian Thomas Fuller from 1650. It could easily be applied now, more than 370 years on. As the weather turns for the better, the vaccine programme accelerates across the UK, and green shoots of the ‘old normal’ start to spring […]

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The Top Five Renovation Mistakes Cheshire Homeowners Should Avoid

In this two-minute read, we look at the home renovations that don’t add value – and can make it harder to sell your property. If there’s a chance you could sell your Cheshire home in the next few years, think before you rush into making any major home renovations. While you might read about celebrities investing […]

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Three Reasons to Share the Love in Cheshire This Friday

In this two-minute read, we share three stories that shine a light on affairs of the heart in the lead up to Valentine’s Day on Sunday. Lockdown celebrations One thing star-crossed lovers in Cheshire don’t have to worry about this Valentine’s Day is bagging a reservation at a candle-lit restaurant.  In “normal times”, even the most mediocre […]

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7 Gifts Best Avoided This Valentine’s Day

A 60-second speed read. The Beatles were right when they sang ‘money can’t buy me love.’ But money can buy you a gift to give to your significant other. The trouble is not all ‘romantic gifts’ are created equally and received gratefully. And with Valentine’s Day on Sunday here are seven presents to avoid. Anything […]

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The Loves and Hates of Homeowners across Cheshire

With Valentine’s Day coming up at the weekend, we look at ten reasons why Cheshire property owners think their homes are dreamy or dreary. A three-minute read. Top five things people love about their homes 1. A room with a view Beautiful views are calming, provide distraction, and reduce claustrophobia. Lucky homeowners who look out […]

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7 Reasons to be Hopeful this Year

The past 12 months have been a Mount Everest like challenge for most of us. But hope is on the horizon. Here are seven reasons to stay optimistic in 2021. The vaccine rollout continues to gather pace and is vaccinating millions. Several animal species are expected to be saved from extinction. More governments across the […]

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Three Reasons to Be Positive in Cheshire This Friday

In this three-minute read, we look at some of the positive initiatives inspired by Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week. Mental health used to be a taboo subject, but thankfully things are changing.  This week was Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, and up and down the country, people found interesting ways to engage with young people […]

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