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Card Factory Top 10 Personalised Christmas gifts

Choosing the “right” gift can be a minefield. I don’t want to waste money, I don’t want excessive plastic and most importantly, I want the recipient to genuinely love it. For family & friends a bit of personalisation is always a winner, however I’ve found that some of the “famous” brand names that spring to…

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Pantomime Cheshire – Peter Pan at Crewe Lyceum

If you’re looking for a pantomime in Cheshire, look no further! Cheshire’s biggest pantomime, Peter Pan, is about to set sail at Crewe Lyceum- Friday 13 December – Sunday 5 January, 2020 This year sees the return by overwhelming popular demand of Cannon and Ball for their fourth consecutive Crewe Lyceum panto as Pirate Tommy…

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Private Midwife Cheshire – Koru Postnatal Care

❤️10 minutes with Koru Postnatal Care❤️ Who and What is Koru Postnatal Care? We’re a private postnatal midwifery service, set up by myself Julie, a midwife of 20 years experience. We provide that extra personalised care, time and support following the birth of your baby in the comfort of your own home in the first…

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Things to do with the Kids this Weekend East Cheshire

If you’re looking for something to entertain the kids this weekend 7th and 8th December 2019, our Weekend Guide will give you some ideas!  There’s loads going on for kids and families in Cheshire East, specifically Macclesfield, Knutsford, Congleton, Sandbach, Wilmslow, Poynton, Alderley Edge and Prestbury – this Guide just lists a few that don’t need to…

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Support Local Cheshire Farm Shops this Christmas!

More and more people are choosing to support their local community by buying their food and drink from local farms and suppliers.   They like knowing where their food has come from and that they can see the practices of the farmers that grew and produced it.  Local food can be better for your health…

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Shop Local this Christmas! Gift Ideas From Cheshire Small Businesses ❤️

Big stores don’t do a little happy dance when someone buys from them, but small businesses do! Everyone listed in this Blog is a local individual or small business based in East Cheshire offering fantastic products or services which would make wonderful gifts this Christmas.  From locally distilled gin to handmade wooden artefacts to yoga…

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Where to Get a Real Christmas Tree Cheshire

It’s that time of year again!  If you’re looking for where to buy your real Christmas Tree in East Cheshire (specificaly Macclesfield, Knutsford,Congleton, Sandbach, Wilmslow, Poynton, Alderley Edge, Prestbury and surrounding areas), we’re lucky to have a huge selection of local suppliers. Since the Mini Mumblers came along we’ve made a tradition of going to buy our Christmas Tree…

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Calling ALL School Parents: Thank a Teacher for FREE through the Thank a Teacher Campaign

An amazing teacher makes all the difference at school. Say a very special “thank you” to your teacher at Christmas by sending them a free card with your personal message through the Thank a Teacher Campaign Anyone can send a card to any teacher and it can be for anything – helping your child settle in, helping through…

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Christmas Shows Cheshire – Dear Santa at Crewe Lyceum

What better way to celebrate the start of the Christmas season, than with author Rod Campbell’s festive story Dear Santa? The big man himself will be at Crewe Lyceum Theatre on Sunday 1 and Monday 2 December, in four shows which are perfect for younger children and their families. From the author of the popular…

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Where to See Santa Cheshire – Santa’s Sleigh Schedules

Every year, local Round Tables or other organisations volunteer their time to arrange for Santa and his sleigh to visit every boy and girl in their area whilst raising funds for local charities 😍 We’ve got details of Santa’s busy schedule for different areas in Cheshire below – if you know of any we’ve missed, please…

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