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A holiday home from home: why serviced accommodation beats a hotel

For some, nothing hits the spot like an adventure holiday in North Wales or the Lakes. Others prefer a city break for a dose of culture and retail therapy. Not…

13 June 2023
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Why not Wigan?

Nestled halfway between the bustling cities of Liverpool and Manchester, the Lancashire town of Wigan is easily overlooked. If people from outside the area associate it with anything, it’s probably…

13 June 2023
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Christmas in Manchester

Christmas shopping is a chore for some. Leave it too late, and the stress levels pass the angel at the top of the Christmas tree. But if you’re not enjoying…

27 September 2023
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Visit Preston: better by degree

Preston lies at the heart of England’s northwest and is one of the best connected cities in the UK. Its station is a key point on the West Coast rail…

08 November 2023
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Spring break? Head for Manchester

Winter has its moments. Christmas wouldn’t be the same without dark evenings and frosty air. But sooner or later, the tree’s packed up. And there comes a point when most…

13 December 2023