The latest lifestyle features cover home, interiors, public interest stories and news around the Manchester area to entertain and inform our readers.

Reasons to buy an Old Home

October 23, 2018

New builds may be tempting with the ready-made aspects but the charm of older houses can still appeal to many. We weigh up the reasons to buy an old build.…

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Dream Destinations to add to your list

October 14, 2018

We all have a bucket list or an ultimate travel destinations list, right? And the more we travel, the more destinations that we add to the list, as we have…

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4 Steps Toward A Low Maintenance Lounge

October 4, 2018

We've got some contemporary home suggestions to make your lounge the most low-maintenance space you could imagine living in.…

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How much to spend on an engagement ring?

September 17, 2018

In the run up to Christmas and New Year it’s odds on some partners will be planning on making it a most memorable affair with the perfect proposal. But when…

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Copper Cabin comes to Cloud 23

September 16, 2018

Swedish Vodka brand Absolut has launched a new ‘Copper Cabin’ menu at Manchester bar in the city sky Cloud 23. …

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JD Sports launches ‘Ditch the heels’ campaign

September 12, 2018

JD Women launches a new campaign to encourage females to embrace alternative attire within the workplace.…

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5 Cruise Ships that are perfect for young people

September 2, 2018

Although cruises have long been associated with families and retirees, they're becoming an increasingly popular holiday option for the younger crowd, here are 5 cruises for youg people.…

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Plastic Pollution top priority for Eco aware Brits

July 29, 2018

Plastic was named children's word of the year for 2018, which came as no surprise considering the increase in awareness and action being taken against plastic pollution across the globe.…

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Reasons to go to Bluedot Festival

July 26, 2018

With the recent announcement of Festival No.6 on hiatus our attentions turned to a festival of other sorts this weekend, with the return of bluedot for 2018. Set at Cheshire’s…

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What Love Island says for body diversity

June 5, 2018

We know, you're probably sick of hearing about it and it's only been 24 hours, but as Love Island returns a more important issue has been raised on social media…

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UK’s most successful names revealed

May 6, 2018

 Some of the UK’s top jobs go to people named David, research has found, with David emerging as the top name amongst British MPs, lawyers and millionaires.…

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Things we take for granted as Teenagers

May 4, 2018

They say the teenage years are the best years of your life, but for those of us past those days did we really take the time to stop and appreciate…

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Doubletree by Hilton Hotels Chester Review

April 23, 2018

A quick travel from Cheshire Oaks outlet stores and Chester Zoo, the Doubletree hotel by Hilton is perfectly situated for a week of indulgence and fun. STYLEetc headed down to…

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Interview: Carol Smillie launches new products for Women

March 31, 2018

TV presenter Carol Smilie takes on a new venture; Pretty Clever Pants and we caught up with her to find out all about her new take on period pants. …

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The Best Tartan from High End to High Street

February 25, 2018

STYLEetc peruses the new tartan trend, amidst the latest looks from fashion weeks across the globe. We go through three looks you can wear to nail the print in modern…

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Things no-one tells you about buying a House

February 19, 2018

It is the expected step into adulthood, a life goals checkbox ticked, but do you really know what you're getting into buying a house? Our Editor's recent experience proved certainly…

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6 Celebs we love this Galentines Day

February 14, 2018

We'd hate to segment out our single readers by only appealing to those loved up this Valentine's Day (we've already got the gift guide for all covered) so thought we'd…

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The Best Twitter Reactions to Lady Doritos

February 13, 2018

Equal rights for women? Not in Doritos latest Lady Crisp campaign it would seem. We round up the best reactions on the newest snack to market.…

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Cash Strapped Brits Run Out of Money on Day 3 of Holiday

February 6, 2018

Planning your holiday spends can be tough to plan, especially with the current economic uncertainty in currency exchange value as a new study shows 1 in 4 will run out…

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Valentine’s Gifts for Everyone

January 17, 2018

From your partner for Valentine's Day to your friend for Galentines, we have you covered with all inclusive gift suggestions this February.…

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