Brennan ‘buys back’ What’s Cooking at the Albert Dock

Whats Cooking

LEE Brennan is reported to have bought the iconic What’s Cooking in Liverpool’s Albert Dock out of administration – the restaurant he founded 36 years ago and More...

Kenwright upbeat over success of his new Carpathia restaurant

Carpathia restaurant

SIGNATURE Living director Lawrence Kenwright has said business at the recently-opened restaurant on the seventh floor of his 30 James Street Hotel in Liverpool has exceeded all More...

New World Trading Company takes its Botanist brand to Newcastle

The Botanist

THE New World Trading Company – part of Knutsford-based Living Ventures – is opening its first venue in the North East under The Botanist brand. Set across the top More...


QHotels takes over Mottram Hall as part of De Vere sell-off

MOTTRAM Hall near Macclesfield, Cheshire, is among a package of six De Vere properties acquired by QHotels. It will be managed alongside the existing QHotels portfolio led by Managing More...

Plan to make Forest Side in Lake District a ‘luxury boutique’ hotel

THE Forest Side in Grasmere is undergoing a multi-million pound refurbishment to become a “luxury boutique” hotel, it is reported in the Westmorland Gazette. New More...

How to improve your hotel’s revenue management

Kym Kapadia

Kym Kapadia, Vice President Commercial with asset and hotels management company Michels & Taylor, is one of the most More...

Don’t get caught out by the Christmas rush

Christmas tables

STOCKPORT catering equipment supplier Stephensons is advising its customers to order Christmas tableware in plenty More...

crafty pig Crafty Pig design gives DV8 an opening with Enterprise Inns

WARRINGTON based DV8 Designs has been recruited by pub giant Enterprise Inns to develop proposals for...

Hatters Arms Refurb retains charm of ‘perfect village local’ Hatters Arms

THE Hatters Arms in Marple, Cheshire, which dates back to the early 19th Century, has reopened...

Horse Shoe Robinsons give ‘dated’ pub a friendly new look

STOCKPORT brewer and pub operator Robinsons has completed a transformation of the Horse Shoe in Coppenhall,...

Sticky Walnut hits £100k funding for second site

Sticky Walnut

CHESHIRE restaurant Sticky Walnut, recently named AA Restaurant of the Year, has topped its target to raise More...

Formby Hall ‘on course’ for record operating profit

FORMBY Hall Golf Resort & Spa near Southport is on course to deliver its best-ever financial performance this year, it is reported..

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 first national wine café chain...

Social media campaign to celebrate Lancashire Day


MARKETING Lancashire has launched a social media campaign to celebrate Lancashire Day on November 27. It was More...

Lancashire tourism superstar finalists announced

MARKETING Lancashire has announced the shortlist for the Lancashire Tourism Awards Tourism Superstar 2014 which recognises and applauds individuals nominated by their tourism industry..

Lancashire Tourism Awards finalists are announced

MARKETING Lancashire has revealed the names of finalists in the Lancashire Tourism Awards 2014. Now in their 11th year, the awards received a..

Premier Inn gives jobs to men on outreach programme

Premier Inn Bolton West THREE youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds have landed jobs with Premier Inn after completing two-week work experience placements. James Mossman, 21, Jason..

Nisbets moves into ‘hospitality vibrant’ Manchester city centre

CATERING equipment supplier Nisbets is opening its first outlet in the North West with a new store in Manchester city centre...
Pub scene

Study showing increase in pub visits provides cheer for the trade

A NEW study from the UK division of beer brand Carlsberg has revealed that visiting the pub remains the number one..

Get your hands on these great offers from Sugarvine Trade

THIS month’s offers Sugarvine Trade  – EPOS systems from £995, Traditional furniture, new Soul Juicer launch and get your own-branded restaurant app...

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