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Shannon Winterbone

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Edinburgh: Seeing the city in three days

With the Easter break coming shortly, Shannon Winterbone takes us on a tour of Edinburgh and points out the sites of a city which is much closer to Manchester than you might think

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Recognising a toxic friendship

Are you having doubts about whether a friend is treating you right? Shannon Winterbone looks at how to determine when a friendship’s become toxic and how you can make it better

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Deck the halls with budget holly

Shannon Winterbone points out the places you want to be heading to if you’re on a budget and looking for cheap ways to get your home ready for Christmas

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Alternatives to the contraceptive pill

Following the headlines about the possible side effects of the contraceptive pill, Shannon Winterbone considers other alternatives available to young women

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Advice to first-year house hunters

Panicking about housing for next year? Don’t worry! Shannon Winterbone is here to share her own experiences, and give some useful advice about house hunting

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A quick guide to the Armitage Centre

If you’re looking to get fit this semester, here are some of the things you can enjoy at the Armitage, including classes and team sports