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Emperor OF Grace are having a Valentines SALE!


We create unique pieces different from high street fashion! Every piece of jewelry has it’s own character. They are artistic, imaginative, graceful and handmade

Emperor Of Grace

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We offer 10-20% OFF for Valentine’s Day.
It is a good opportunity to buy unique, artistic, handmade jewellery and make your loved ones special!

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We are offering one lucky couple the chance to WIN their wedding at the Castle Green Hotel!

What’s included –

– Dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator to assist with the planning of your wedding
– Personal wedding host for the day
– Ceremony room hire for up to 60 guests
– The red carpet welcome
– Your choice of seasonal reception drink
– Use of our extensive gardens for your photographs
– Complimentary hire of a private function suite and bar
– Three course set wedding breakfast for 60 guests
– White or ivory table linen
– Choice of cake stand and knife
– Evening buffet for 60 guests
– Our special wedding present –a bridal suite for the night

The prize is for 60 guests but our Function Suite can seat up to 250.  So as we are paying for the first 60 guests – you can invite everyone you know!

Steve Pendrill Photography


– Bride make up, including pre-wedding trial and two bridal party members from Aimee Chorley Make up Artist
– Complimentary chair covers & sashes for 60 guests and 10% off other venue styling from Ambience
– Champagne Ring experience & 10 % off your rings from Banks Lyon Jewellers
– Balloons  (£100 to spend) from Boo Balloons
– Videography package covering full day – ceremony, reception and first dance (worth £795) from Clear Image Productions
– Bridal hair package from Debonair Hairdressing
– Ceremony and table centrepieces (up to 8 tables) from Floristry by Carmen
– Bride bouquet, one bridesmaid bouquets and flower girl wand or smaller bouquet, seven gents buttonholes and two ladies corsages from Flowers by Arrangement
– £200 off a bridal gown and free groom suit hire  (worth £150) from Frothimoon Bridal
– His & Hers Massage (1 hour each) from The Green Rooms Spa @ Castle Green
– Two tier wedding cake (up to £200) from Icing on the Cake
– Half a bottle of wine per person and a glass of bubbly for the toast (up to 60 guests) from House of Townend
– Arrival gin cocktails from Lakeland Moon Gin
– Selfie Mirror (2 hour hire) from Photobooth Cumbria for your evening reception
– 15 days Park & Fly accommodation and parking at our sister Hotel, Pinewood on Wilmslownear Manchester Airport
– His & Hers month membership and personal trainer assessment Pulse Health & Fitness @ Castle Green
– Three pack mintcake heart favours, personalised if requested (for 60 guests) from Romneys Kendal Mintcake
– Bronze photographic package covering ceremony, group & portrait shots (worth £450) from Steve Pendrill Photography

Many of our suppliers are offering generous discounts for all our couples, even if you don’t win so there is just no reason not to enter!

Throughout the whole wedding process the staff at Castle Green were nothing more than helpful, courteous and nothing was too much trouble. Meetings were easy to arrange and the run up to the wedding went smoothly and on the day everything was faultless. The Castle Green are a well organised venue who have been hosting wedding for years, the experience and efficiency shows, making you feel confident and relaxed that you are going to have the wedding you always wanted. Cannot fault it.


Entrants will be shortlisted to a list of six by our judges: Nicola Postlethwaite (Sales Office Supervisor at Castle Green Hotel); Christine Brown (Banqueting Manager at Castle Green); and Ciara Crossan (Founder & CEO at WeddingDates.co.uk); Nick devenish (Vicar at Cartmel Priory). The six shortlisted couples will then enter into a public vote to be run 2nd – 15th April. The judges will rate the six finalists awarding 1 – 6 points with 6 being the highest score. Once the public vote has concluded each couple will be awarded 1 – 6 points as above. The winning couple will be those with the highest combined score. In the event of a tie break, the couple receiving the highest public vote will be adjudged the winner.

Competition winners will be announced at our Wedding Open Day on Sunday 22nd April, which we would encourage all finalists to attend.

Wedding Date is offered as Saturday 27th October 2018 or Saturday 27th April 2019.

1. Submit your entry before midnight on 25th March 2018 to be in with a chance of winning!

2. Entrants will be shortlisted to a list of six by our judges

Nicola Postlethwaite – Award Winning Wedding Co-ordinator at Castle Green Hotel
Christine Brown – Banqueting Manager at Castle Green Hotel
Ciara Crossan – Founder & CEO at WeddingDates.co.uk
Nick Devenish – Vicar at Cartmel Priory

3. The six shortlisted couples will then enter into a public vote to be run 2nd – 15th April.

4. Competition winners will be announced at our Wedding Open Day on Sunday 22nd April!

5. By entering our competition you agree to be contacted by the Pinewood on Wilmslow and our carefully selected wedding suppliers.

From all here at The Castle Green Hotel, we wish you the very best of luck!


Win A Holiday For 2 To LAS VEGAS!

MGM Grand Las Vegas

We believe Blackpool is the Vegas of the North so we want to give one lucky couple the chance to compare for themselves. On top of the holiday, you will also receive Viva VIP treatment with an invitation to join us here in Blackpool whenever you need a dose of fabulous entertainment.

MGM Grand Las Vegas

You will be staying at the flamboyant MGM Grand which doesn’t call itself grand lightly. Located on the famous Vegas Strip, from the 45ft, bronze lion statue and the 6.6-acre swimming pool area to the four 30-storey towers and 5,000 bedrooms, this hotel is grand in every way.

Like at Viva, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining, with an incredible array of international cuisine. Also like Viva, the MGM Grand is famous for its spectacular shows. Cirque du Soleil’s, KÀ appears at the MGM Grand alongside world renowned entertainers such as David Copperfield or if you fancy a flutter, the MGM Grand has one of the largest casinos in Vegas.

The holiday includes round trip flights, double room and transfers.

For a chance for you and your guest to win this holiday to Las Vegas simply answer the question and complete the form below and click to enter.

This competition closes midnight 31st March 2017 and the winner will be notified within 14 days

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Free entry to Manchester United v Derby County

Premier League 2 - Man Utd U23 v Derby County U23 - Read More




21/08/2016 17:30,


Premier League 2 | Monday 19th September, kick-off 19:00 | Old Trafford | Turnstiles open 18:00

Today’s youth, tomorrow’s stars – don’t miss the first of only three opportunities in the 2016/17 season to see Warren Joyce’s under 23 side in action at the Theatre of Dreams.

United U23s take on Derby County at Old Trafford on Monday 19th September. With entry on the night free of charge, this is the perfect opportunity for younger supporters to experience a competitive match at Old Trafford and support our stars of the future.

Turnstiles will open at 18:00 on the night and you don’t need tickets – all you have to do is simply walk-up to the turnstiles. Car parking will also be free; parties arriving by coach should use N2 car park.



The Mickflieg Daily August 3rd 2016

There Have Been Protests Outside This Jobcentre Every Week For Two Years | VICE | United Kingdom

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McDonald’s staff raise funds for funeral of Bradley Moore
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Wayne Rooney appears on £50 note ahead of his testimonial
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‘Hercules’ anti-terror robocops to patrol British streets in wake of deadly terror attacks


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X-ray shows what Strangeways prisoner had hidden inside his body


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Watch Emirates plane crash-land in Dubai with 275 people on board


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Dad nearly bleeds to death after stabbing himself while making curry


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Stockport-born author is in the running to win the Man Booker Prize 2016


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Mum’s desperate plea to help find toddler’s ‘irreplaceable’ teddy


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Family pay tribute to man murdered in Ashton-under-Lyne

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Police forces face two-year wait for extra firearms officers


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Apply For Funding | Forever Manchester

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Supermarket signs up to Salford office development


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First Drive: 2016 Kia Niro First Edition


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Lily’s blog: Boy, 12, appears in court for murder!

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National Water Quality Month - August


National Water Quality Month is an annual designation observed in August.


Make an effort to keep your water sources clean. Using non-toxic house products, not dumping things other than water down storm drains, and not flushing medication down the toilet or sink are just a few things you can do to keep the water in your area clean. Post on social media using #WaterQualityMonth to encourage others to do so as well.

August 2016 is Peach Month

Peach Month

Ronald Reagan, when President of the United States of America, proclaimed August “Peach Month” and called upon the people of the United States to incorporate this nutritious fruit into their diets, and call upon interested groups to celebrate this month with appropriate programs and activities. Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 11:05 a.m., June 16, 1982.

The peach (Prunus persica) is a species of Prunus native to China that bears an edible juicy fruit also called a peach.

It is a deciduous tree growing to 5–10 m tall, belonging to the subfamily Prunoideae of the family Rosaceae. It is classified with the almond in the subgenus Amygdalus within the genus Prunus, distinguished from the other subgenera by the corrugated seed shell.

The leaves are lanceolate, 7–15 cm long and 2–3 cm broad. The flowers are produced in early spring before the leaves; they are solitary or paired, 2.5–3 cm diameter, pink, with five petals. The fruit is a drupe, with a single large seed encased in hard wood (called the “stone” or “pit”), yellow or whitish flesh, a delicate aroma, and a skin that is either velvety (peaches) or smooth (nectarines) in different cultivars. The flesh is very delicate and easily bruised in some cultivars, but is fairly firm in some commercial cultivars, especially when green. The seed is red-brown, oval shaped and 1.5-2 cm long. Peaches, along with cherries, plums, and apricots, are stone fruits (drupes).


National Watermelon Day August 3


Watermelon is the perfect fruit to enjoy on August 3rd.  It is also National Watermelon Day. Enjoyed by many, it is a favorite at summertime events such as picnics and fairs.  Watermelon is 92% water, which is why it is so refreshing.

Watermelon is a vine-like flowering plant originally from southern Africa. Its fruit, which is also called watermelon, is a special kind referred to by botanists as a pepo, a berry which has a thick rind (exocarp) and fleshy center (mesocarp and endocarp). Pepos are derived from an inferior ovary and are characteristic of the Cucurbitaceae. The watermelon fruit, loosely considered a type of melon – although not in the genus Cucumis – has a smooth exterior rind (usually green with dark green stripes or yellow spots) and a juicy, sweet interior flesh (usually deep red to pink, but sometimes orange, yellow, or white).

The fruit was likely first cultivated for its ability to hold plentiful water in a desert landscape, especially since the wild melon was bitter or tasteless.  Seeds and art found in tombs of Pharaohs are substantial evidence of the watermelon’s value. Cultivation and breeding brought out the better qualities of sweet and tender fruit we enjoy today.

Watermelons can grow enormous, and you will find competitions across the country which award prizes each year for the largest one.  The Guinness Book of World Records states that the heaviest watermelon weighed 262 pounds. To learn more refreshing watermelon facts, check out www.watermelon.org.


Enjoy a slice of Watermelon today and celebrate with the rest of the country! Post on social media using #NationalWatermellonDay.


National Grab Some Nuts Day August 3


There are many “nut” days throughout the year such as National Almond Day, National Pistachio Day, National Pecan Day but August 3rd embraces them. It’s National Grab Some Nuts Day!

These little bountiful nuggets contain wholesome nutrients, have a long shelf life and can be quite portable. They add a nice crunch to snacks and desserts as well as savory meals.  National Grab Some Nuts Day might seem a little squirrelly, but then again it’s the right time of year for it.  Go nuts and grab a few or a lot!


Do not forget to grab a handful of your favourite flavour of nuts today! Post on social media using #NationalGrabSomeNutsDay.

This Day in History August 3rd

This Day in History

  • 2011 Died: Bubba Smith, American professional football player and actor best known for his role as Moses Hightower in the Police Academy films.
  • 2010 Popular riots started in the city of Karachi, Pakistan following the assassination of Raza Haider, a member of the Parliament of Pakistan.
  • 2008 Died: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian novelist, historian, teacher and dissident who was awarded the 1970 Nobel Prize in Literature.
  • 2004 The pedestal of the Statue of Liberty reopened after being closed following the September 11 attacks. The statue itself reopened in 2009.
  • 1998 Died: Alfred Schnittke, Soviet and Russian composer considered one of the most influential composers of the mid-20th century.
  • 1995 The Airstan Ilyushin Il-76TD transport aircraft with Russian nationals on board was captured by the Taliban near Kandahar, Afghanistan.
  • 1992 Born: Karlie Kloss, American fashion model who was a Victoria’s Secret Angel. She is regarded as one of the top models of the 2010s.
  • 1979 Died: Bertil Gotthard Ohlin, Swedish economist and politician who was awarded the 1977 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
  • 1979 Born: Evangeline Lilly, Canadian actress and author best known for her roles as Kate Austen on Lost and Tauriel in The Hobbit series.
  • 1966 Died: Lenny Bruce (stage name of Leonard Alfred Schneider), American stand-up comedian, satirist and social critic noted for his obscenity.
  • 1966 Born: Gizz Butt (born Graham Anthony Butt), British musician best known for playing the guitar during the live performances by The Prodigy.
  • 1958 The world’s first operational nuclear-powered submarine USS Nautilus became the first watercraft to reach the geographic North Pole.
  • 1946 Santa Claus Land (now Holiday World & Splashin’) opened in Santa Claus, Indiana. It was the world’s first themed amusement park.
  • 1942 Died: Richard Willstätter, German organic chemist who was awarded the 1915 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his study of plant pigments.
  • 1941 Born: Martha Stewart (née Kostyra), American businesswoman, author and TV personality, the founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.
  • 1929 Died: Emile Berliner, German-born American inventor primarily remembered for the development of the disc record gramophone.
  • 1926 Born: Tony Bennett, American singer of jazz, show tunes and traditional pop standards, painter and philanthropist. He has won 18 Grammy Awards.
  • 1923 Born: Jean Hagen, American actress best known for her role as Lina Lamont in the 1952 musical comedy Singing’ in the Rain.
  • 1904 Born: Clifford Donald Simak, renowned American science fiction and fantasy writer honored with three Hugo Awards and with one Nebula Award.
  • 1903 Macedonian rebels proclaimed the short-lived Kruševo Republic which is seen today as a prelude to the independence of modern Macedonia.
  • 1903 Born: Habib Bourguiba, Tunisian statesman and politician who served as the first President of the Republic of Tunisia from 1957 to 1987.
  • 1879 Died: Joseph Severn, English painter and a personal friend of the famous English poet John Keats. He is noted for his portraits.
  • 1877 Died: William B. Ogden, American businessman who was the first Mayor of Chicago and the first president of the Union Pacific Railroad.
  • 1872 Born: Haakon VII of Norway, King of Norway from 1905 to 1957. He was the first king of Norway after the dissolution of its union with Sweden.
  • 1811 Born: Elisha Otis, American industrialist and inventor who founded the Otis Elevator Company. He invented a safety device for elevators.
  • 1795 The Treaty of Greenville was signed, establishing a boundary between Native American territory and lands open to European settlers.
  • 1778 The opera house La Scala was inaugurated in Milan, Italy. The premiere performance was Antonio Salieri’s Europa riconosciuta.
  • 1721 Died: Grinling Gibbons, Dutch-British sculptor and wood carver known for his work in England, including Saint Paul’s Cathedral.
  • 1601 The Battle of Guruslău was fought during the Long War. The Habsburg Empire won and took Transylvania out from the Ottoman suzerainty.
  • 1492 The first voyage of Christopher Columbus began. He departed with three ships (the Santa María, the Pinta and the Niña) from Palos de la Frontera.
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