Popular pub-restaurant group scoops major hospitality award

Peter Borg-Neal, CEO of popular pub-restaurant operator Oakman Inns - which has venues across Herts, Bucks, Oxon, Northants, Warwickshire and Bedfordshire - was recognised with a Pub & Bar Award at the 35th Annual ‘Cateys’ in London.


More frozen foods recalled: Full list of 53 items from Aldi, Iceland, Lidl, Sainsbuy’s, Tesco and Waitrose linked to listeria outbreak

UK Supermarkets have been forced to pull more frozen vegetable products from their shelves over fears that they may be contaminated with the listeria bacteria.

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Euston Station to close for three weekends from next month

Euston railway station is to close for three consecutive weekends in August and September.


The full list of 43 frozen foods recalled from Tesco, Lidl, Aldi, Waitrose, Sainsbury's and more due to the listeria outbreak

Supermarket chains including Waitrose, Tesco and Aldi have been forced to remove dozens of items from sale, following an outbreak of listeria.

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Passengers locked out of Apsley Station for two hours

Train-users were left steaming at Apsley Station this afternoon when the station entrance was locked for two hours, leaving them unable to leave or enter.

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GUIDE: All you need to know about this weekend's British Grand Prix at Silverstone

For one weekend a year, the village of Silverstone becomes one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country as F1 descends on Northamptonshire.
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Is it too hot to work in the heatwave? Your rights on when you can leave the office and go home

The UK is set to sizzle this week as a heatwave sweeps across the country but does it ever get too hot to be sent home from work?

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Rudolf Steiner School Kings Langley is closing: What will happen to the school’s grounds?

It is believed that the current school site will not see new homes built on it - but the school did not confirm whether there is a covenant placed on the grounds.

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Center Parcs Woburn Forest close to perfection after retaining five star status

Center Parcs Woburn Forest has retained its Five Star status from VisitEngland, following the recent annual assessment.


Royal Mail bans postal workers from flying England flags from vans during World Cup

Royal Mail has banned postal workers from flying the England flag on their vehicles during the World Cup.

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A right rail rip-off for Hertfordshire commuters?

People from Kings Langley pay more money per mile to commute to London than people living anywhere else in the region, according to a new report.

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End of heavy goods vehicle misery in Water End and Great Gaddesden

Heavy goods vehicles are now banned from using the B440 through Water End and Great Gaddesden.

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Owner of popular pub-restaurant operator shortlisted for top industry honour

The shortlist for the 35th Catey Awards has revealed that Peter Borg-Neal, Founder and CEO of Oakman Inns & Restaurants, the operators of 22 venues across the Home Counties, Midlands and beyond has been shortlisted for a top honour.

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Carphone Warehouse to close 92 stores as profits tumble

Nearly 100 Carphone Warehouse stores are to close this year as the retailer’s new boss pledges to “take action” to tackle challenges in the firm’s troubled mobile phone unit.


Ryanair has just made it harder for passengers to check in - unless you pay for your seat

Customers flying with Ryanair will find it harder to check-in for their flights this summer - unless they pay for their seat.

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RBS to close 162 branches and axe 792 jobs

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it will be closing 162 branches across England and Wales.

Cedi Frederick feels working long hours has 'become a badge of honour' for all the wrong reasons

Former England basketball star from Hemel Hempstead is changing attitudes on workplace stress

A former international basketball player turned business chief executive has made tackling stress in the workplace his new game.

Gravediggers working for Dacorum Borough Council will join refuse collectors in going on strike

Gravediggers to join union strikes against Dacorum Borough Council

Gravediggers have become the latest council workers to announce that they will strike in an ongoing dispute over cuts to redundancy pay.

Energy bills fall by up to 11 per cent compared with last year

Energy bills fall by up to 11 per cent compared with last year

New analysis of energy tariffs has shown British bills have fallen by as much as 11 per cent in the last 12 months – depending on where you live.


5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

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