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North Studio: Boutique wellness hub lands in North Leeds

A game-changing boutique wellness hub designed to train both body and mind has landed in North Leeds just off-Street Lane this week. North Studio...

City Group X Offers a Safe Space for Fitness, Health and Wellbeing

City Group X is a boutique fitness experience located inside the K2 Tower on Bond Street. Having closed its doors for the lockdown, it has now reopened thanks to a variety of new measures that make it a safe space for the whole family.
Top Lakes chef to open new venue with focus on ‘foraged’ local food

Top Lakes chef to open new venue with focus on ‘foraged’ local food

A Michelin star-level chef has taken over a historic Lakes venue in a move that will see a significant investment in the site and new jobs created.

Creative Spark launch Trending Travel the first influencer travel company- in lockdown!

Strategic brand agency, Creative Spark have creatively collaborated with fellow Mancunian entrepreneurs to launch Trending Travel, the first social media influencer travel company. The Spark team worked remotely to create new business’ brand.

Initiative encourages locals to explore Bradford this summer

“Keeping the sparkle going” is the theme of a new campaign which aims to encourage local people to start exploring Bradford’s hospitality, retail and...

Cyberwhite sponsors young Teesside cricketers after disturbed start to season

CyberWhite, a cybersecurity firm based in Seaham, is sponsoring Saltburn Cricket Club Under 13s following a disturbed start to the season due to COVID...

Raising the ‘Barre’ for new fitness concept in Liverpool

An independent Liverpool fitness studio and the first dedicated space offering the ‘Barre’ concept in the region has seen class attendance triple since the...

Darlington accountants advise returning employees to cash in on Cycle to Work scheme

Clive Owen LLP, the award-winning accountancy firm, is reminding those returning to work following the easing of lockdown restrictions that help is available for...

Don’t forget data protection laws, expert warns pubs and bars

Information being gathered from customers at restaurants, pubs, bars and takeaways under the easing of lockdown must follow strict data protection laws, warns a legal expert.

Virtual Fitness Studio to Take on ‘Peloton’ the Mancunian Way

Two diehard Mancunians have pivoted during coronavirus, closed the doors to their gym for good and started a journey that involves delivering fitness in a completely new way and competing with a leading world fitness brand.
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How the hotel and leisure sector is preparing for survival in a post-Covid world

The global pandemic has caused major disruption in many industries, but perhaps none more so than in the hotel and leisure sector. Last week,...

Guidance is the key for leisure industry, says Napthens expert

A north west leisure expert has welcomed the latest government announcement that the country’s leisure sector can reopen on July 4 - but with a cautious message to licensees and business owners.

SpeedQuizzing host raises vital funds for Alexander’s Live and Chester Zoo

A Chester-based SpeedQuizzing host has raised almost £600 for two of the local businesses most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Smashing news for Bradford as health and wellbeing project is backed by Sport England

A Bradford community initiative aimed at encouraging local women and girls of South Asian origin to become more active has been awarded almost £10,000...

Ryecroft Glenton encourages employers to join Cycle to Work scheme

Ryecroft Glenton (RG) is encouraging employers to consider joining a Cycle to Work scheme amidst concerns around public transport due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Flemingate moves forward with £70,000 investment in facilities

Wykeland Group, owner and developer of the popular retail and leisure destination, has used the lockdown period to introduce a wide range of changes to enhance the experience for customers and to support businesses as they resume trading.

Black Sheep helping ease Dads’ pub blues with stay at home Father’s Day gift...

Black Sheep Brewery has unveiled a collection of special ‘stay at home’ Father’s Day gifts for dads waiting patiently for the pubs to re-open! The...

Let’s create a staycation capital, says business expert

Tourism businesses looking to responsibly bounce back after the pandemic should work together to promote Cumbria as the UK’s staycation capital and maximise the capacity of what it has to offer.

Quiz tech company gives fans opportunity to take on Shed Seven band members in...

York-based quiz tech company SpeedQuizzing is offering fans of legendary indie band Shed Seven the chance to take on its five members in a fast-paced virtual quiz.

The North To Join in Raising Funds with Barbi for Britain

Fight hunger, donate to charity and Support & Salute, the NHS, Frontline & Supermarket Staff (the unsung heroes) National BBQ Week, one of the year’s...

Brits turn to DIY garage Improvements during COVID 19 Epidemic

As the country enters its third full month of restricted movement and socialising due to the global Covid 19 pandemic, bored Brits are turning to making home and garden improvements. Event Supplier Gala Tent has seen a spiked increase in Swisstrax ga

York-based SpeedQuizzing host virtual pub quiz featuring members of Supergrass, Kaiser Chiefs and Jake...

York-based SpeedQuizzing has unveiled the latest instalment in a series of virtual pub quizzes featuring members of some of the biggest indie bands from the last three decades.

Leeds Jewish Housing Association brings generations together to commemorate VE Day

The 75th anniversary of VE Day was made extra special for 250 older residents of Leeds Jewish Housing Association (LJHA) when they received bumper...

Locked down gardeners trigger huge growth in demand for topsoil

Scott Bros is working flat out to meet a sudden surge in demand for topsoil during the lockdown period. Normally the Stockton-based firm would fill...

York-based SpeedQuizzing sees demand for quizzes soar following lockdown

York-based SpeedQuizzing has seen a 108% increase in demand for its quizzes in April, with 10,000 virtual SpeedQuizzing events hosted over the last four weeks.

Bolton-Based Beauty Entrepreneur Wins Prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise

A Bolton and London based beauty entrepreneur, Hanna Putjato aged 35, who owns and runs global Lash brand – London Lash Pro, has won...

Sign of the times: Leeds signage manufacturer keeping home-bound staff connected through virtual leisure...

Leeds-based digital and traditional signage specialist Widd Signs has launched a programme of virtual events, designed to help home-workers and furloughed staff to keep connected, entertained and healthy during lockdown.

Fairydogmother to spread happiness with magic of technology

A Leeds dog trainer and behavioural expert forced to postpone a special canine happiness event because of the coronavirus outbreak has arranged for the...

York-based SpeedQuizzing launches virtual pub quiz app and hosting platform

York-based quiz tech company SpeedQuizzing has come up with the perfect answer to save the pub quiz and provide much needed entertainment to home-bound Brits.

Use your time and gain the skills, says training specialist

A regional training specialist is highlighting its free learning on offer during the current downtime as a way of constructively helping people’s job prospects for now and the future.

North West Caravan Company At Forefront Of Latest Trend For British Holidaymakers

A surge in the number of British caravan holidays taking place has given rise to this year’s National Camping & Caravanning Week theme: ‘New To Camping’.

The Rise Of The Staycation: Independent Report Predicts Another Profitable Year For The Caravan...

The UKCCA 2019 Economic Benefits Report for campsites and holiday parks has found that the industry generates £9.3bn in visitor spending as the UK touring caravan market continues to grow.

Gala Group Optimistically Forecast Growth Despite Threat of COVID – 19

Gala Tent remains optimistic after achieving a 5% growth at the end of the first quarter of 2020 and moving into March is still confident of further growth, despite the threat of COVID – 19 looming, which poses a real danger to every business on....

Fairydogmother to launch free canine happiness clinic

A Leeds dog trainer and behavioural expert will lead a special free event for owners with dogs prone to anxiety or aggression. Kerry Lawson, also...

Mini-golf, go-karts and football pool come to the 2020 InterFun Expo

Operators and managers of family-oriented venues, leisure spaces and visitor attractions can see an even wider spectrum of fun products at this year’s InterFun Expo, which will be opened by Blackpool Pleasure Beach's Nick Thompson.

The dance goes on thanks to cha, cha, cha-rity funding for Headway Arts

Believing that participation in arts is an entitlement for everyone, Headway Arts is dancing into the sunset thanks to a recent announcement that it...

Charity Boxing Event Collared For Raising Funds

The Empress Rooms White Collar Boxing Events will be a chance for beginners to train to box over eight weeks, before fighting in the ring in a safe environment in front of family and friends, whilst raising funds for local children’s charity......

Sadler’s Peaky Blinder Irish Whiskey Makes Motorsport Debut

Huyton-based Halewood Wines & Spirits’ owned Sadler’s Brewing Co. has partnered with seasoned Ginetta racer Declan Jones in a major sponsorship deal for the 2020 Ginetta GT4 SuperCup Championship.

Retail alive as jukebox shop pops up for third time

A Leeds-based manufacturer of handcrafted jukeboxes is set to open a pop-up shop in the city for its third time in two years.

More than 120k new customer journeys using Tyne Tunnels pre-paid services

TT2 Limited, the operators of the Tyne Tunnels, has announced that the number of pre-paid customer trips through the tunnels has increased by more...