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Black Friday Sale at Whittlebury Park

For those looking to arrange a post-lockdown getaway, Whittlebury Park is offering dinner, bed and breakfast from £120 per room per night*, until 31 March 2021, in their Black Friday sale. The luxury four-star countryside hotel, golf course and spa resort in rural Northamptonshire is nestled in hundreds of acres of tranquil ancient parkland, making it the perfect destination to get away from it all.…

Wyboston Lakes Resort’s Woodlands Event Centre recognised as Best Conference Venue at Conference Awards 2020

Second major success in three weeks Wyboston Lakes Resort’s Woodlands Event Centre has been voted Best Conference Venue for 450 to 1100 people theatre style at the prestigious Conference Awards 2020. A panel of industry expert judges awarded the honour to the venue, ahead of many famous venues that were also on the short list for this coveted title.…

Ashorne Hill wins second award for Customer Service Excellence

Ashorne Hill, the meeting and training venue located in the Midlands, close to Leamington Spa has won a silver award in the Conference Awards 2020 for their customer service.  The award was announced in a virtual ceremony on Wednesday 18th November 2020.…

Wyboston Lakes Resort’s latest sustainability initiative is introducing new technology to identify further energy usage savings

Wyboston Lakes Resort’s latest initiative in its continual search for new ways to be more sustainable is to introduce a highly sensitive energy measurement system that will provide precise real-time usage data for many locations within its hotel, conference, training and leisure facilities.…

Rothamsted’s iconic Russell Building opens for business

The Russell Building at Rothamsted, Harpenden, has been newly refurbished to provide much-needed business space for high-growth agri-tech SMEs. Refurbishment work has been completed on the Russell Building on the Rothamsted campus in Harpenden, Hertfordshire The work was jointly funded by Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and Hertfordshire Innovation Quarter (Herts IQ) – providing a total of £1.7m Local Growth Fund investment The beautiful red-brick Russell Building, steeped in history, has excellent transport links and will house 22 offices and up to 118 people New tenant companies are already ready to join the thriving ecosystem of agri-tech, agri-food, food-tech and innovation businesses The historic red-brick building, which had lain empty since 2014, has been transformed with the help of a £1.7m Local Growth Fund investment from Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and Herts Innovation Quarter (Herts IQ), which is boosting agri-tech growth in the county.…

Coombe Abbey Hotel makes special food deliveries to NHS workers and good causes

Kind-hearted staff from a historic hotel have made some special food deliveries to NHS workers and good causes as the country entered a second lockdown. Coombe Abbey Hotel and its employees showed their caring side by sending surplus food to those who need it the most.…

Wyboston Lakes Resort launches Small Meetings Online Booking Portal

Wyboston Lakes Resort has created a new online tool to make booking small meetings and accommodation fast and easy for event planners. The flexible portal can be used to check live availability and directly book day meetings of up to 20 delegates.…

NTU Events & Conferencing win the CHS 2020 Award Best Sustainable / CSR Practice…

NTU Events & Conferencing, part of Nottingham Trent University is excited to announce we have won the CHS 2020 Award for Best Sustainable / CSR Practice. This is the sixth year of the CHS Award’s which provides UK hotels and venues with a fantastic opportunity to showcase their facilities and was held virtually this year.…

Venues of Excellence shortlisted for the Prestigious miaList Team Award

The shortlist for this year’s miaList team award has now been revealed and Venues of Excellence, Paje Consultancy Team are delighted to be one of the thirteen teams to make the final cut. The miaList team award is designed to honour those who collectively go above and beyond, play a pivotal role in making their organisation’s success and champion the business meetings and events industry.…

Whittlebury Park’s Murrays restaurant scoops its third AA Rosette

Murrays restaurant, situated within the Whittlebury Park resort in rural Northamptonshire, has this month been awarded its third AA Rosette for the exceptional standard of cuisine experienced by the AA inspectors. Led by award-winning Head Chef Harvey Lockwood, who trained under Michelin-starred chefs Daniel Galmiche and John Campbell, Murrays fine-dining restaurant is one of four dining options within Whittlebury Park.…

Keele University Events and Conferencing wins prestigious award at CHS Awards 2020

Keele University Events and Conferencing have been awarded the Best Academic/Research Institution Meeting Venue at the prestigious CHS Awards 2020. The virtual award ceremony presented 10 industry awards with over 150 hospitality professionals attending to celebrate excellence and success within the Hospitality Industry.…

Wyboston Lakes Resort launches the comprehensive Hybrid Events solution

Wyboston Lakes Resort has launched a comprehensive Hybrid Events solution that has been designed to allow event organisers the opportunity to create all the elements of a successful live conference and combined that with all the best engagement elements of a virtual event format.…