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15-August-2022

Burger & Sauce Cooks Up a Storm at Uber Eats Restaurant of the Year 2022 Final

Burger & Sauce cooked up a storm at the Uber Eats Restaurant of the Year 2022 final held at the Underground Cookery School, near Old Street in London.   Recently named as the regional winner of Uber Eats Restaurant of the Year 2022 for the Midlands, the Burger & Sauce team joined nine other restaurants invited to the final ‘cook off’ to cook and present their food to a panel of judges to try at the event held on 1 August. 

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12-August-2022

Greensleeves serves an ace at its first in-person conference for two years

Last month saw the return of the annual conference for Greensleeves and their network of franchisees. Held on the pristine grass of Wimbledon’s Centre Court, it was the perfect venue to celebrate and share the successes and achievements of the past two years and discuss future opportunities and growth for the lawn care franchise.

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12-August-2022

ISLAND POKE OPENS NEW RESTAURANT IN WIMBLEDON

The UK’s leading poké operator has opened a new restaurant in Wimbledon, bringing its Fresh Pacific Flavours to South West London and furthering its expansion across the capital. Island Poké’s new site opened on August 12th at 8 The Broadway, Wimbledon, and is the brand's 19th site to open in the UK.

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12-August-2022

PLATINUM WAVE FRANCHISING AND 30 MINUTE HIT TO DELIVER A KNOCKOUT UK LAUNCH

Platinum Wave Franchising has announced it is now working in collaboration with 30 Minute Hit to help bring the highly successful North American gym brand to the UK. Established in 2004, 30 Minute Hit is a boxing/kickboxing circuit based fitness program which empowers women and is available across the globe with classes available in Canada, US and Saudi Arabia.

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12-August-2022

HEALTH AND FITNESS SECTOR PROVES ITS STRENGTH AND RESILIENCE

After the challenges of the past few years, the health and fitness sector has shown remarkable resilience as it recovers back to its feet.

Throughout the 21st century, both market value and the number of UK gym members have consistently increased year on year, with health and wellbeing becoming a significant part of people’s lives. The pandemic threw an unforeseeable curveball which saw gyms and leisure facilities endure multiple enforced closures. However, the sector’s dedication and innovation have seen health clubs equal and surpass their pre-pandemic turnover as they welcome members back in their droves.

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11-August-2022

Local husband-and-wife team launch pet-care business for furry friends in Chichester

On 1st August, Chichester welcomed a brand-new pet-care business to support the growing demand for pet services in the local area. Run by Chichester locals Sue and Jon Vinsome, Petpals Chichester will provide expert pet-care services such as dog walking, cat visits and pet-sitting to keep all tails wagging when it opened on Monday. With Jon providing office support from their home office, Sue is excited to get out and about, meeting plenty of new furry friends.

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11-August-2022

Gina Rivera comes to the UK

I wonder if Gina Rivera, Phenix Salon Suites Founder & Celebrity Stylist,  ever imagined as that 12 year old girl sweeping floors in her parents salon in Colorado, that she would be attending a red carpet reception to celebrate the opening of her first location in the UK? Well, that’s exactly what greeted Gina as she arrived in Manchester on 26th July, so humble and elegantly, to an excited British audience waiting to meet the icon, herself.

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10-August-2022

Burger & Sauce Confirms Unprecedented Interest in New Franchise Opportunities

Burger & Sauce has confirmed unprecedented interest since it launched as a franchise at the start of July.  The fast-food burger restaurant chain which was set up two years ago during the height of the pandemic, became so popular for its fresh, tasty burgers that it began inviting applications for potential franchisees last month.

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09-August-2022

Local tutoring business brings national award back to Cambridge

Cambridge -based tutoring business owners, Rob and Lynne Kerrison have received a national award recognising their response to the pandemic and for the ongoing success of their business, Tutor Doctor Cambridge.

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09-August-2022

Local Stockport cleaning business celebrates 10-year anniversary

This month, Stockport-based cleaning business, Poppies, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary of serving the community after overcoming the most challenging period since its launch. Despite the uncertainties created from the pandemic, owner Emma Ryan has thrived in the face of adversity and doubled the size of her business from nine employees to 18, while continuing to deliver first-class cleaning services to homes and businesses in Stockport and the surrounding areas.

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