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Happy holidays – where to get away this winter

Dashing through the snow? Here’s some top travel tips to ensure you have the happiest holidays this Christmas

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Five free things to do on a rainy day

With the weather getting worse and worse, read on for our tips on how to beat the rainy day blues and get out and about in Manchester

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The taboo around tattoos and piercings at work

Deputy Lifestyle Editor Araddhna Patel talks about the increasing popularity of tattoos and piercings, and how this effects employees at work

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Personalised packages: the perfect Christmas gift

December is almost here, and it’s time to start gathering ideas for those on your nice list…

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An outsider’s view of Manchester

Ever wondered what an Aussie thinks of Manchester? Look no further than this article: we get his opinions on the Curry Mile, the Northern Quarter, and more

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Take a break from social media over Christmas

Think about putting your phone down this Christmas and taking a break from social media — we promise it will make your festive season so much better

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Alternative ways to celebrate your birthday

Not keen to celebrate your birthday with another night out at Factory? Read this article for some inspiration for an alternative way to enjoy your day

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The return of the Christmas markets

Hold onto your Santa hats, the Manchester Christmas markets are back and we have got the low-down on the best bits of the festive celebrations

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We really don’t need three months of Christmas

With Christmas seeming to come earlier every year, we ask: is there actually any need for all this holiday hype?

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Your Christmas gift guide: all wrapped up for £10

Worrying about what gift you are going to get for your Secret Santa? Don’t panic, we have a guide to help you to buy for every type of friend

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The festive deadlines fear

A few tips on how to create a balance between work and play as a busy student over the Christmas period

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A merry student Christmas

Christmas on a student budget can certainly be tough, but here are a few ideas to get you going