Latest flame-cooking restaurant opens in Manchester city centre


MANCHESTER Smokehouse and Cellar bar and restaurant with flame-cooking at its heart has opened in the city centre. The kitchen is fuelled entirely by fire, … More...

Forest in Fence is the Seafood Pub Company’s latest opening

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THE Seafood Pub Company has opened the ninth site in its growing portfolio of venues across the North West. The Forest in Fence, near Nelson,… More...

Former Living Ventures director Fox to open restaurant in Hale

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FORMER Living Ventures operations director Danny Fox is launching his own grill and pizza restaurant in Hale later this year. Located in new retail development… More...

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International designer seeks company to manage his boutique hotel in Darwen

THE developer behind a new high-quality boutique hotel being created in Darwen, Lancashire, is seeking a management company to run the property when it opens… More...

Barton Grange Hotel upgrades bedrooms as it looks to the future

THE Barton Grange Hotel in Preston has completed a £340,000 refurbishment of 21 bedrooms in its main house with corridor renovations to be finished by… More...

Calling the Pot Kettle Black’s a passion for Mark and Jon

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IT was a visit to Sydney, Australia, that convinced Rugby Super League player Mark Flanagan that the UK was missing out on More...

Sudesh Singh on his Indian street food Scene inspiration

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THERE isn’t much Sudesh Singh doesn’t know about Indian cuisine. Having worked throughout India with More...

Alma Inn Alma Inn becomes Seafood Pub Company’s tenth venue

THE Seafood Pub Company has acquired the Alma Inn in Laneshawbridge, Lancashire, which will be the...

Arthouse Arthouse Bar set to star in Liverpool’s Ropeworks

LIVERPOOL based developer Signature Living has opened the Arthouse Bar within its movie-themed hotel One Arthouse...

Black Lion 1 LR Salford’s historic Black Lion reopens after major makeover

THE 130-year-old Black Lion in Salford has reopened after a major refurbishment which included an extension...

THE Chinese Buffet plans £8m nationwide expansion

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BOLTON based THE Chinese Buffet is reported to be planning an £8m nationwide roll-out of its all-you-can-eat More...

Neighbourhood and Victor’s owner gets funding for national roll-out

EAST Coast Concepts – the company behind premium casual dining brands Neighbourood in Spinningfields, Manchester, and Victor’s in Hale – has..

Blackpool’s Hi-Life Diners Club set to grow after acquisition

BLACKPOOL based Hi-Life Diners Club has been bought by a rival firm for an undisclosed price. The Dining Club Group of Yorkshire secured..

Lake District delegates jet off to woo more Japanese tourists


A GROUP of six tourism businesses from the Lake District are ramping-up their efforts to increase overseas More...

Blackpool in running to host Great Exhibition of the North

BLACKPOOL has been revealed as one of the four finalists to host the Great Exhibition of the North. Blackpool Council, Marketing Lancashire..

Blackpool’s £25m bid to bring back big political conferences

BLACKPOOL is hoping to woo back big conferences to the resort with plans for a 1,500-capacity centre including a state-of-the-art exhibition..
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Casual dining boom drives growth for Medlock FRB

LEISURE contractor Medlock FRB is celebrating £2.5m of contract wins as Britain’s casual dining boom continues to fuel growth for the fit-out..
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Review: Sunday lunch at the Town Green Brasserie

Food blogger Natasha Dervis (@SaucingAround) from national online restaurant guide Sugarvine visits the Seafood Pub Company’s Town Green Brasserie in the village of Aughton near…..
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Sugarvine gearing-up for launch of ‘radically changed’ web site

BLACKPOOL based national online dining guide Sugarvine has started work on its new web site which is due to launch in late..

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