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Be a golfing great and book direct with Whittlebury Park

With spring in full swing, Whittlebury Park in Northamptonshire has introduced savings and exclusive benefits for golfers when they book directly with their dedicated Events team. Dating back to 1905 and once formed part of the Royal Whittlewood Forest, Whittlebury’s golf course has 36 holes with 4 loops of 9 holes, each with their own unique character and STRI and USGA accredited greens which are playable in any combination.…

College Court leadership success at the Leicester Mercury Business Awards!

On Thursday 11th April businesses from across Leicester and Leicestershire gathered together at the Leicester Mercury Business Awards to celebrate the very best in local business. The glamorous awards ceremony aims to celebrate success, recognise achievement and highlight the innovative people and companies throughout Leicestershire.…

Wyboston Lakes Resort reveals new food and beverage conference facilities

A wide variety of creative and flexible food options to meet the tastes and needs of the latest generation of delegates: that’s what Wyboston Lakes Resort’s Woodlands Event Centre offers now that the Olive Restaurant is open. Together with the new Cedar Bar and Paddy & Scott’s artisan coffee fuelling stations, the extensive food and drink facilities within Wyboston Lakes Resort’s £3m investment in the transformation of The Woodlands Event Centre are now complete.…

Team Promotions and New Appointments at Unique Venues Birmingham (UVB)

UVB continues to grow from strength to strength as a leading conference and events venue in Birmingham, leading to some exciting appointments within the Sales and Events Sales Team: Tia Narwal joined UVB 7 months ago as Sales Coordinator and has just been promoted to Sales Executive.…

Sundial Group is proud to present the Learning & Development Thought Leaders’ Conference 2019.

  Held at Highgate House in Northamptonshire, on Friday 14th June, the event which is now in its 4th year, will appeal to professionals in Learning and Development and Talent Management, bringing together industry experts for an educational day of interactive speaker sessions.…

Pavilions of Harrogate wins Venues of Excellence approval

One of North Yorkshire’s most prestigious venues – Pavilions of Harrogate – has become the latest property to be awarded Venues of Excellence (VoE) accreditation. The site, located on the edge of the spa town of Harrogate, has secured VoE membership in recognition of the venue’s versatility, catering capabilities and high-quality service.…

Wilson Vale reports another robust year

Wilson Vale’s audited year-end results (31st December 2018) show that turnover has increased by 11% in 2018 in line with projections to just under £34 million, with profitability up also. Significant retentions and new growth have buoyed the Ashby-based caterer’s success.…

Woodland Grange Achieves Gold Status in IACC Sustainability Initiative

Award-winning venue, Make Venues Woodland Grange, has achieved Gold Status for the IACC 2019 Code of Sustainability. The accolade is the venue’s first since the launch of its new brand Make Venues in February, and comes just months after it became a member of the IACC.…

A hint of spring at Murrays Restaurant, Whittlebury Park

Whittlebury Park’s award-winning two AA-Rosette restaurant, Murrays, is launching its new spring menu featuring locally sourced produce transformed into unforgettable dishes by their award-winning Head Chef. Diners can experience the Modern British Menu at Murrays which is located in its own stunning dining room inside the hotel for the ultimate fine dining experience.…

Make Venues Makes an Impression at Customer First Awards

2Make Venues made a major impression last month at the annual ‘Customer First Programme’ awards, run by umbrella organisation Make UK. The awards are the first since the group’s rebrand from EEF Venues to Make Venues and took place at a Gala Dinner at the business’s iconic Woodland Grange property.…

Woodland Grange Announces New General Manager Following Group Rebrand

Award-winning venue, Make Venues Woodland Grange has appointed Mark Thurman as its new General Manager. The announcement follows the successful launch of the group’s new brand Make Venues, and forms part of the management team’s ambitious plans for the business. Mark brings with him a wealth of operations experience.…

Three is the Magic Number for College Court

College Court Conference Centre and Hotel has been shortlisted as a finalist in three categories at the Leicester Mercury Business Awards, organised by Champions UK plc. The awards aim to celebrate success, recognise achievement and highlight the innovative people and companies throughout Leicestershire.…