Holiday and travel

FEATURE: 10 tips for packing for a family holiday

FEATURE: 10 tips for packing for a family holiday

Travelling with family is stressful in and of itself, but when you have to pack for each member, things can spiral out of control!

Fortunately, there are a few smart and savvy ways that you can keep your sanity while ensuring everyone has their belongings for the trip.

August 26, 2021
FEATURE: 3 memorable travel experiences for you to try

FEATURE: 3 memorable travel experiences for you to try

It’s safe to say that just about everyone has had a case or two of wanderlust.

After all, travel is an activity with nearly universal appeal.

August 20, 2021
FEATURE: 17 great ideas for days out in Cheshire

FEATURE: 17 great ideas for days out in Cheshire

There’s lots to do in Chester and Cheshire now we’re free to roam again.

Here are 17 great ideas for days out, short breaks and staycations in the county on and after 17 May.

May 14, 2021
Canal’s “Shroppie Shelf” in Nantwich emerges during pandemic

Canal’s “Shroppie Shelf” in Nantwich emerges during pandemic

By Jonathan White
The Shropshire Union Canal has revealed one of its secrets near Nantwich during the pandemic.

The rarely seen “Shroppie Shelf” has become visible below the water because of fewer boats using the waterway.

March 8, 2021
FEATURE: Outdoor adventures when visiting Swanage

FEATURE: Outdoor adventures when visiting Swanage

When planning to visit Swanage, you probably look forward to the many natural sightseeing opportunities.

Every single one of them has that ‘wow’ factor.

October 17, 2020
Preparing your pet for holiday travel checklist

Preparing your pet for holiday travel checklist

It might be Christmas, but it won’t be long before we all start thinking about escaping to the sun!

Holidays can be an exciting but stressful time for humans and pets alike.

December 17, 2019
Former air hostess from Wistaston flying high with first novel

Former air hostess from Wistaston flying high with first novel

Former air hostess Karen Kelly from Wistaston is flying high after self-publishing her first novel!

Read all about how her new book, Lillian White’s Journey, has been more than 15 years in the making.

June 4, 2019
Hawkstone Hall re-opens as luxury hotel after extensive renovations

Hawkstone Hall re-opens as luxury hotel after extensive renovations

Hawkstone Hall & Gardens Grade I listed 18th Century mansion in nearby Shropshire has re-opened as a luxury hotel after extensive renovations.

Set within 88 acres of manicured gardens, the spectacular Georgian property has been restored to its former splendour.

May 2, 2019
The Northern Belle

Take a trip on Britain’s most luxurious train, the Northern Belle

Britain’s most luxurious train, which has its headquarters in Nantwich, will be making two special trips from Crewe within 48 hours next month.

First, the Northern Belle will head for Britain’s most romantic station Carnforth, where the classic 1940s movie Brief Encounter starring Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson was filmed.

March 25, 2019