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A Christmas Table With Five-star Appeal

Five-star, The Lowry Hotel is currently closed to the public due to Manchester’s tier 3 status, however this hasn’t stopped Jason Orton, Director of Guest Services giving his Top Five Tips to make sure you have the perfect five-star table setting for Christmas day celebrations at home – even if it’s…

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United We Stream GM Christmas Line Up

Wigan’s world-famous Boxing Day fancy dress tradition will go ahead this year with a virtual event hosted by United We Stream GM in partnership with Wigan Council. For this year only, the 42-year-old tradition is moving online to hold onto its title as the UK's biggest fancy dress party in the UK…

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Coronation Street Celebrates 60 Glorious Years

Today, Coronation Street celebrates its 60 th anniversary cementing its place in television history as the world’s longest running drama serial. The show, a story of the everyday lives of ordinary folk, living in a northern town called Weatherfield, was created by a young scriptwriter called Tony…

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