Chester first in UK for premium burger restaurant franchise

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AMERICAN burger chain Steak ‘n Shake is set to open its first UK franchise in Chester. Husband and wife Barry and Sarah Bellamy have invested… More...

Michael O’Hare talks about plans for his three Manchester restaurants

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MICHELIN chef Michael O’Hare has revealed more details about the three restaurants he is opening with former football stars Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs. Named… More...

Altrincham set to say ‘bonjour’ to new Bistrot Pierre

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FRENCH restaurant group Bistrot Pierre is opening its latest venue in Altrincham in early December. “Altrincham is well known locally as a foodie destination so… More...

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Motel One gearing-up for its third hotel in Manchester city centre

BUDGET hotel chain Motel One is planning for its third site in Manchester city centre after signing-up to 3 St Peter’s Square in another deal… More...

Best Western Carlton team brings the circus to town for hotel’s relaunch

STARBOARD Hotels has completed the first phase of a £1m refurbishment of the iconic Best Western Carlton on Blackpool’s North Shore. Members of the hotel… 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...

Inside-the-Dog-and-Partridge Dog and Partridge in Stockport reopens after major makeover

THE Dog and Partridge in Great Moor, Stockport, has reopened following a substantial investment from Robinsons...

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STONEGATE Pub Company has moved into The Kings Hall in Cheadle Hulme, Greater Manchester, allaying fears that...

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...

The Old Bill secures £180k funding to buy building

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FAMILY owned Italian restaurant The Old Bill in Oldham has received over £180,000 funding from Barclays to More...

Northcote forecasts ‘bright future’ after year of growth

THE company behind Michelin-starred Northcote restaurant and hotel, Ribble Valley Inns and other hospitality operations across the North West has reported..

Neville and Giggs ready to take Football brands global

PLANS have been revealed by the owners of Manchester’s Hotel Football and Cafe Football to roll out the brands into Europe..

Blackpool Pleasure Beach to launch first double-thrust ride

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BLACKPOOL Pleasure Beach has announced a new £16.25m roller-coaster – the first in the UK with a double More...

Lancashire tourism stars celebrate awards success

WINNERS of this year’s Lancashire Tourism Awards have been announced at a gala evening held in Blackburn Cathedral. More than 450 people..

New bid to boost the visitor economy in St Helens

AN initiative has been launched to promote tourism in St Helens, Merseyside. Lynn Ben-Yousef, director of Darkstar Laser, is urging other local companies..
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Halal food supplier KQF launches new range of frozen kebab ‘bites’

BLACKBURN based halal food manufacturer KQF, which supplies restaurants and catering outlets as well as educational establishments throughout the North West and..
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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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New web site takes Delifonseca ‘firmly into the digital age’

RESTAURANT and specialist food shop Delifonseca, which operates two venues in Liverpool, has launched a new web site. Visitors can view the daily..