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MORLEY HAYES TO HOST EIGHT DAY BEER AND GIN FESTIVAL IN MAY

MORLEY HAYES TO HOST EIGHT DAY BEER AND GIN FESTIVAL IN MAY

Derbyshire hotel and leisure complex Morley Hayes has announced the return of its popular Beer and Gin festival, with an eight-day event taking place over the May Bank Holiday.   The festival is taking place in the Old Stables Bar, a refurbished barn at the complex on Main Road in Morley, from Thursday 23 May to Thursday 30 May, with live music and entertainment on Bank Holiday Monday 27 May.   Visitors will be able …

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MORLEY HAYES LAUNCHES NEW ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING POINTS

MORLEY HAYES LAUNCHES NEW ELECTRIC    VEHICLE CHARGING POINTS

Derbyshire hotel, leisure and golf complex Morley Hayes has reinforced its commitment to sustainability after becoming one of only a handful of venues in the region to install a range of fast and rapid charging points for electric vehicles. Hotel guests who drive an electric or hybrid vehicle can now charge their cars free of charge during their stay thanks to the installation of two 7Kw Tesla charging points, which are located at the hotel …

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First Poké bar in the region opens in Nottingham

First Poké bar in the region opens in Nottingham

East Midlands foodies looking for a taste of the tropics can enjoy fresh Hawaiian cuisine from the region’s first Poké bar which opened in Nottingham city centre on Sunday 7th April, creating 10 new jobs in the city.   Pokéwaves specialises in serving up Hawaiian Poké cuisine (pronounced poke-ay) at its venue on the first floor of the intu Victoria Centre’s Clock Tower Dining area, and is the first Poké bar with seating in the …

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Charity Investment leisure

Taller than the Angel of the North – Magnificent Lancaster Bomber sculpture with a wingspan of 31 metres to be erected in the East Midlands

Taller than the Angel of the North – Magnificent Lancaster Bomber sculpture with a wingspan of 31 metres to be erected in the East Midlands

Work to construct a giant steel sculpture of a Lancaster Bomber on the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire border is underway thanks to corporate and public donations, but funds are still needed to complete the project in 2019. The life-size sculpture, ‘On Freedom’s Wings’, is set to become an iconic national landmark, rivalling the Angel of the North in both size and status. The vision has been brought to life by The Bomber County Gateway Trust – …

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Business leisure

50,000 ride new my15 connecting Erewash and Airport

50,000 ride new my15 connecting Erewash and Airport

A new bus link connecting workers and passengers from Erewash to East Midlands Airport has carried 50,000 people in its first nine months. trentbarton created the new bus link in March 2018 for the people of Ilkeston, Stapleford and Sandiacre to access the thousands of new jobs being created in and around East Midlands Airport. The extension to the my15 service has run every hour, seven days a week, connecting the towns’ workers to current …

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leisure Property

PureGym gains third site in Nottingham

PureGym gains third site in Nottingham

National retail and leisure commercial property agent, Box Property, has secured national gym operator PureGym a third premises at Castle Marina Retail Park in Nottingham. Set to open in the New Year, the new 16,000 sq ft gym will occupy part of what was formerly the PC World store and with its two other branches in Basford and Beeston, the new gym will service clientele living and working within the south of the city. With …

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RAMS STARS CARRY OUT THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF MORLEY HAYES’ NEW DRIVING RANGE AND TOWER CAFÉ

RAMS STARS CARRY OUT THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF MORLEY HAYES’  NEW DRIVING RANGE AND TOWER CAFÉ

Golf enthusiasts and friends of Morley Hayes turned out in force to see Derby County stars Jack Marriott and Martyn Waghorn carry out the official opening of the new driving range and Tower Café at the facility on Main Road in Morley. The event marked the completion of extensive renovation works to expand the golf provision at Morley Hayes, which includes a 17 bay, all-weather floodlit driving range. The expansion has also seen the creation …

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James in line to be UK Bus Driver of the Year

James in line to be UK Bus Driver of the Year

trentbarton bus driver James Kearney is in the running to be named the UK’s best bus driver. James, who drives trentbarton services in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, joined trentbarton in 2004 and is one of eight finalists in the Top National Driver category of the UK Bus Awards 2018, an award sponsored by Volvo. The 46-year-old will find out if he has won at a ceremony in London on November 20. He was nominated for the …

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Construction Consultants leisure

Two council contracts completed by Focus Consultants

Two council contracts completed by Focus Consultants

Focus Consultants has completed two key contracts for Huntingdonshire District Council. The company project managed the recent refurbishment and improvements of the swimming pool and changing village at One Leisure St Neots. Focus was also contract administrator, principal designer and CDM advisor for the £260,000, nine-week scheme at the leisure centre. In addition, Focus Consultants has recently completed the project management of a £250,000 redevelopment scheme for the council to create a one-stop-shop Customer Service …

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INTU VICTORIA CENTRE INVESTS £1M TO TRANSFORM CLOCKTOWER DINING

INTU VICTORIA CENTRE INVESTS £1M TO TRANSFORM CLOCKTOWER DINING

Nottingham’s intu Victoria Centre has announced plans to invest £1m to transform its dining experience for shoppers. The work, which is due to be completed in November, will change the look and feel of the Clocktower dining area, creating a more natural, social space for shoppers to either grab food on the go or stop for a leisurely lunch or dinner. “This is an exciting time for Clocktower dining,” commented Nigel Wheatley, general manager at …

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