Fylde’s Olive Tree Brasserie aims to branch out into Preston

Olive Tree Brasserie

THE owners of the Olive Tree Brasserie in St Annes, Lancashire, have applied for planning permission to open a restaurant in Preston’s Miller Arcade. Dean Wilson, who has More...

Ibérica Restaurants next in line to venture into Manchester


IBERICA is the latest up-scale restaurant group to choose Manchester for its first site outside London. The company has confirmed it will open in Spinningfields this autumn. The More...

Tampopo confirmed for Corn Exchange ‘dining destination’


MANCHESTER based restaurant chain Tampopo has signed a 20-year deal to remain within the city’s Corn Exchange when it reopens in summer 2015, it is reported on Place North More...

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Kenwright’s Signature Living plans new hotels in London and Manchester

LIVERPOOL based Signature Living Developments is planning to expand its business operations into London and Manchester. The company has identified sites in both cities to roll More...

Liverpool’s Kings Dock development chosen for Accor’s second Pullman in UK

ACCOR has announced it will open a 216 bedroom hotel under its Pullman brand, due to open in summer 2015 at the Kings Dock in Liverpool, it is reported on the BigHospitality More...

Wetherspoon completes £300k work at Carlisle pub

The William Rufus

JD Wetherspoon is preparing to unveil a £300,000 extension to The William Rufus in Carlisle city centre. A building that More...

Dog Inn wins CAMRA Pub of the Year award

Dog Inn

THE Dog Inn in Whalley has been named Ribble Valley area winner by the East Lancashire branch of CAMRA in its More...

Islands featured £30m Islands project bringing South East Asia to Chester Zoo

IT’S being billed as the biggest and most ambitious development in UK zoo history and when...

wahuposterfeatured Jamie realises his healthy eating vision by opening Wahu

IT was while studying for a degree in business management and marketing that Jamie Barr fell...

C&C Kitchins featured On a roll . . . C&C celebrates a string of big-name contracts

FOR more than three decades, the name of Chester-based C&C Catering Equipment has become synonymous with...

Holt suffers pre-tax profits fall in ‘difficult’ trading year

Joseph Holt

MANCHESTER brewer and pub operator Joseph Holt has reported a fall in pre-tax profits to £2.8m from £3.5m More...

Bailed-out Isle of Man group turns in £10m profits

AN Isle of Man hotel chain, rescued from collapse by a controversial government loan, has reported an annual profit of £10.3m...

Trio launch web-based concierge service for hotels

THREE young entrepreneurs have secured funding from Business Finance Solutions Manchester through the government’s start-up loan scheme to launch a concierge..

Isle of Man advertises for new tourism director

Isle of Man job ad

THE Isle of Man government is recruiting for a new director of tourism – just three years after the post More...

Praise for winners in the Cumbria Tourism Awards

WINNERS of this year’s Cumbria Tourism Awards have been announced at a gala evening held at the Castle Green Hotel in..

Record-breaking year for tourism in Cumbria

TOURISM in Cumbria achieved record levels last summer, according to figures just released. Visitors increased by 4.5 per cent and spending..
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Medlock FRB toasts £4.7m pub contract successes

OLDHAM based construction and fit-out specialist Medlock FRB is celebrating £4.7m of pub contract wins for national chains Greene King and..
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How to ensure your bar scores top points this World Cup

AT long last the World Cup 2014 is here – and with it comes an influx of football fans ready to celebrate..
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Fabulous freebies and super savers – courtesy of Sugarvine Trade

THIS month’s great offers from Sugarvine Trade – FREE setup of a gift voucher system on your web site, 12 tea light..

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