SoLIta spreads its wings with a new restaurant in Didsbury

Solita Didsbury

BURGER and grill restaurant SoLIta in Manchester’s Northern Quarter has opened its second venue in Didsbury. Owners Franco Sotgiu and Simon Pogson commissioned Warrington-based More...

Marco set to open his New York Italian restaurant at MediaCityUK

Marco Pierre White

CELEBRITY chef Marco Pierre White is to open his first Greater Manchester restaurant at MediaCityUK at Salford Quays, it is reported in the Manchester Evening News. Marco will More...

Albert’s Restaurant & Bar takes brand to Worsley with third venue

Albert's Worsley

THE owners of Albert’s Restaurant & Bar have opened their latest venue in Worsley to build on the success of other sites in Didsbury and Shed in Manchester city centre. The More...


Roomzzz building aparthotel with penthouse views over Chester Racecourse

WORK has started on construction of a new Roomzzz Aparthotel in Chester. The group plans to build the 64-room property with penthouse floor in a former office building near Chester More...

Choice Hotels racks up 100% advance bookings in July and August

LANCASHIRE based Choice Hotels has reported one of its best summer seasons ever with all five of its properties booked to full capacity throughout July and August. Bookings were More...

Venues experiment with the science of Baa Bar

Baa Bar drinks

LEISURE group Baa Bar has spent £800,000 refurbishing its flagship venues in Manchester, Liverpool and Nottingham to introduce More...

Jimmy O’s fined £3,000 for illegal Sky matches

Jimmy Os

THE  licencees of Liverpool bar Jimmy O’s have been fined £3,000 for illegally showing Sky Sports after More...

Mere dream team featured Simply the best: praise from Mark for the Mere ‘dream team’

WHEN Mark Boler, co-founder and chief executive of The Mere at Knutsford, wanted to assemble a first...

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...

Veeno seeks £210k to roll out national café chain concept


MANCHESTER based Veeno is hoping to raise £210,000 private investment with the aim of becoming the UK’s More...

LCCC launches cricket bond to fund Old Trafford hotel

LANCASHIRE County Cricket Club has launched a maiden retail bond to support development of a four-star hotel its Emirates Old Trafford..

Peel Leisure rebrands to Tower Hotel Management

MANCHESTER based Peel Leisure has rebranded its hotels arm as Tower Hotel Management, it is reported on The group said..

Lancashire Tourism Awards finalists are announced

Ruth Connor

MARKETING Lancashire has revealed the names of finalists in the Lancashire Tourism Awards 2014. Now in their More...

Liverpool hotels reap benefit of tourism boom

A GROWTH in Liverpool tourism has seen hotels across the city report an impressive 153% rise in the number of holiday..

Tower Ballroom chosen to host Lancashire Tourism Awards

THIS year’s Lancashire Tourism Awards will take place in the magnificent setting the world famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom. The venue will be..
Michael Conway

Casual dining trend boosts sales for Manchester uniforms firm

BRITAIN’S casual dining boom is helping to fuel record sales at Manchester-based uniforms supplier Clothes2order. The company, which prints and embroiders logos..
beer glasses

In the net . . . how to maximise your pub’s football trade

ALTHOUGH it was a disappointing summer for football fans with the World Cup, we still have the new football season to..
Sugarvine Barkers

Savings across the board – thanks to Sugarvine Trade

THIS month’s fantastic offers from Sugarvine Trade – Catering Equipment Sale, Free Stock Samples, Save £25 At The Restaurant Show, Fruit..

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