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The Stockport quizmaster entertaining quarantined students across the UK

Professional quiz host Tony Murphy has been recruited by Student Castle, which operates a portfolio of high-quality student accommodation in cities across the UK, to run a series of virtual pub quizzes for quarantined students.

Dine Wednesdays Dishes Up Discounts in Hull City Centre Restaurants

Food and drink businesses through Hull city centre are serving up some delicious discounts in partnership with HullBID as they join forces to tempt diners back to their tables.

Town Centre Shopping Secondary To Eating For Youngsters

The main reason for under-25s visiting town centre’s is no longer to shop, but to eat, new research has discovered. The findings from the Newcastle...

ACAI Outdoorwear Reports Record Half Year Results And Launches New Brand Identity

ACAI, the premium women’s outdoorwear brand known for its pioneering Skinny Outdoor Trousers, has reported record half year results as it realises the first...

Liverpool barre studio to offer free classes to employers to aid the wellness of...

An independent Liverpool fitness studio is set to launch a corporate wellness campaign on 1 October, aimed at helping employers support their employees’ mental and physical health.

Emley score extended sponsorship with Hortor

Hortor, the global strategic resourcing specialist with UK headquarters in Leeds, has agreed to extend its sponsorship of Emley AFC for the new season...

Candle Maker To Leave Rivals Green With Envy

A creative candle making business is going green after igniting high levels of customer satisfaction in its first-ever analysis – continuing to improve mental...

Urmston launches food and drink fringe festival

Coinciding with the forthcoming Manchester Food and Drink Festival, which takes place from 24 September until 5 October, Urmston’s superb selection of independent food...

Developer’s investment has endangered butterfly effect

A leading North East regeneration and housing specialist is investing in schemes to help a threatened butterfly spread its wings and to create ecological...

Virtual quizzing platform proves right answer for York-based tech company

York-based quiz tech company SpeedQuizzing has recorded its strongest 30-day trading period since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, buoyed by strong demand for its recently launched virtual quiz hosting platform and app.

Yorkshire cycle retailer supports ‘virtual peleton’ for hospice

Harrogate-based All Terrain Cycles, which has cycle stores in Wetherby and at Salts Mill in Bradford, is supporting the new ‘4 Hours or Bust’...

New neigh-bour brings joy to Northallerton nursery

Rosedene nursery in Northallerton delighted children returning for the new term with a visit from Timmy the pony. The 6-year-old black miniature horse, who normally...

360 Video Explores 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower Journey

MBD is an arts organisation specialising in creative digital storytelling. This year they're sharing the story of the Mayflower, which set sail 400 years ago in September 1620.

Beal launches unique service to help homebuyers design their dream space – inside and...

East Yorkshire-based housebuilder Beal Homes has appointed a landscape design expert as it launches a unique new service helping buyers to make the most of their outdoor space.

North West brand Built for Athletes post £2M in turnover with growth in US...

Founded in 2018, Built for Athletes is experiencing phenomenal growth, posting a turnover in excess of £2M in their latest figures, a rise of 1373% year on year.

Timeless Truths For Young and Old As Pandemic Recovery Sees Mental Health Increases

An award winning business woman has released two books with the aim of supporting people in the community of all ages, that boost, support...

TRBUK gets Manchester’s Football4Football on-side to kick-off research project

The UK subsidiary (TRBUK) of global pharmaceutical and medical device company TRB Chemedica has teamed up with Football4Football to develop an online guide into tendon and joint treatment and rehabilitation options.

Businesses in North West to remain vigilant during ‘critical’ weeks ahead

With cases in the North West now exceeding 50,000 and many areas teetering on the brink of local lockdown, Alastair Lockwood (MA, BM BCh, FRCOphth, PhD) is urging businesses in the North West to remain extra vigilant in the coming weeks.

New Contactless Concierge for Luxury Manchester Aparthotel

Manchester’s only luxury aparthotel CitySuites has introduced new technology and digital-first services to bolster its revised Covid-19 social distancing procedures.

Gok Wan teams up with 3 Leeds Event Companies this weekend to host virtual...

DJ, fashion icon and bona-fide national treasure Gok Wan is bringing his hugely popular kitchen rave to Leeds for a show-stopping charity event. Isolation...

Integra Buildings backs non-league football team after completing new clubhouse

Modular construction business Integra Buildings has signed up to sponsor Bridlington Town AFC, just weeks after completing a new clubhouse for the non-league football team.

Harrogate’s Yorkshire Centre for Wellbeing receives deserved award-winning status

This Summer has seen the Yorkshire Centre for Wellbeing, based on the Duchy Road in Harrogate receive the Corporate Live Wire Prestige Awards for being the Wellbeing Centre of the Year. This prestigious award comes 34 years after opening....

Northumberland Castle Puts 95% Occupancy Down to NOBLES & Positivity

A Northumberland castle has achieved a staggering 95% occupancy rate since reopening, putting this down to NOBLES – New-Order Bucket-Listing English Staycationers - and its own positivity.

Raising the steaks: Chophaus summer menu brings the wow-factor

Trailblazing North Leeds restaurant Chophaus have bounced back triumphantly from lockdown with an enticing range of summer menus worth shouting about. The stunning new...

Locals support Urmston’s August Pop Up Markets

Residents in Urmston and the surrounding areas are being encouraged to help local traders get back on their feet by supporting a series of fully Covid-compliant community pop up markets.

The Beehive Thorner returns with pitch-perfect menus and all-new team

If 2020 has had you pining for a spot of to-die-for British cooking paired with fine wines and cocktails, then you’re in luck. The...

Uniform design new Mitre Delta Max EFL football 

 Brand Design Agency, Uniform reveal the Mitre Delta Max - the new season 2020/21 football for the English Football League. The ball's new design will be unveiled today on the plinth at Wembley.

Teesside health club welcomes new general manager

The Bannatyne Health Club Ingleby Barwick has appointed a new general manager to oversee operations at the club. Matthew Lovell, 35, joined the club as...

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.
Ben Lamb, partner in real estate at Clarion

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.