Manchester

City Centre Rates force Blanc out of Brum

City Centre Rates force Blanc out of Brum

By Alan Lodge

As Brasserie Blanc announces it is to close its Birmingham restaurant, blaming high rents on the decision to pull the plug, we ask just how bad this nationwide problem could get.

Heathcote empire expands

Heathcote empire expands

By BigHospitality Writer

North-western restaurateur, Paul Heathcote, is opening three new restaurants and refurbishing his existing estate as part of a £3m expansion plan. The restaurants will all open under the umbrella of Heathcotes, taking the estate up to 15 ...