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Leisure Business News - Black Cabs in Liverpool are hitting the city s next week, backed by the biggest technology deal ever struck in the sector. ComCab, that manages a dispatch system for Liverpool s largest fleet of hackney carriages, launches the app across its cabs during the first week in August. Developers AutoCab and ComCab s parent company CityFleet brokered the deal as part of the biggest deal to date in the UK taxi dispatch market.

Liverpool Cabs Backed By New Tech Deal

Leisure Business News - A Newcastle husband and wife couple are flying high as they offer frustrated globetrotters the chance to fly their own aircraft anywhere in the world with no passport, travel restrictions or quarantine guaranteed. The only catch your genuine Boeing 737 cockpit will never actually leave the ground.

Major expansion allows Flight Sim Centre to take off

Leisure Business News - An escape room attraction in Derby is offering NHS workers free games during its first week of reopening. Game Over at Abbots Hill Chambers on Gower Street has five escape rooms themed on movies with electronics helping to animate the scenarios.

Derby escape room offers free games for NHS heroes

Leisure Business News - One black cab firm is bouncing back from the pandemic with an increase in bookings. The uplift in new customers means that ComCab, based in Liverpool, is now busier than it was before the pandemic. The firm has issued an urgent appeal for black cab drivers to sign up with them and not miss out on the boom in trade.

Liverpool Cab Firm Sees Boom in Earnings for Hackney Drivers

Leisure Business News - At the height of the pandemic, many Hackney drivers, who are self employed, were unable to continue trading as fare bookings plummeted to an all time low. Now, there is a sudden surge in bookings since the shops have reopened, with operators reporting bookings up to 60 higher than pre-covid.

Cabbies Set For Support With May The 4th Be With You Campaign

Leisure Business News - One of Blyth s major historical assets has been given blue plaque status by its Town Council. Blyth Battery is a World War One coastal artillery battery that was built in 1916 and served in both the First World War and World War 2.

Historic Site Gains Blue Plaque Honour

Leisure Business News - A care home in Ware has thanked those who have gone the extra mile to support residents throughout the coronavirus pandemic, from members of the community to its dedicated team.

Ware care home thanks local community for support

Leisure Business News - The government has listed which countries are safe for international summer over the coming months, with only 12 locations listed on the green list . For many, it seems, the hopes for an international holiday this summer are on pause.

The Rise of the Staycation and Sustainable Holidays

Leisure Business News - To many people, the best Christmas songs were written and performed in the 1970 s.

70's Sounds Revisited This Christmas in Yorkshire

Leisure Business News - A new interactive game has been created to enable hens of all ages enjoy their last night of freedom before getting married despite COVID-19 restrictions.

Hen parties at home thanks to new Save The Groom interactive game

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Leisure Business News - Caryn Philip loves to get stuck in when it comes to all things hospitality. The newly appointed operations director of North West-based indie group R amp B restaurants is in her third decade in the industry and comes across with the same vitality she talked about feeling for the industry when she was just a teen.

Early self-recognition helped Caryn's burgeoning hospitality career

Leisure Business News - There s a huge demand from people right now wanting to find like-minded others to hang out with, whatever their interests. That s the view of Moocher, a new social app set up following extensive research into the market.

Newly launched app Moocher attracts big following

Leisure Business News - A trio of thrill rides are making their debuts at Indoor Funfair which is back in Liverpool later this month for the festive season. The Superstar, Superbowl and Fighter join the line-up which is set across 90,000 sq. ft of Exhibition Centre Liverpool with huge bouncy castle The Realm and a Tagada making their return.

Trio of thrill rides make Liverpool Indoor Funfair debuts

Leisure Business News - With only 50 days to go until Christmas, most shops are in the full swing of festive season as are garden centres. Transformed into festive spectaculars every year, many garden centres become lavishly decorated winter wonderlands where children of all ages can meet and chat with Father Christmas.

10 of the Best Santa's Grottos Found in Yorkshire Garden Centres This Year

Leisure Business News - The Pentone Family s mission is to create and bring healthier and innovative alcoholic drinks and brands to market, with a focus on the core Pentone range being naturally lower in calories. After living and working away in Italy, their founder Philip Pentone Robinson returned to the UK inspired to create better beverages initially for the British market.

Pentone to positively disrupt UKs £50bn per year alcohol beverages industry

Leisure Business News - Voted for by industry peers, The Hotel Catey Awards known as the Oscars of the hospitality industry are the only truly independent awards to recognise outstanding contributions to the industry. The Vicarage, Cranage and The Bridge, Prestbury are both nominated for Hotel Restaurant Team of the Year.

Cheshire Flat Cap Group Shortlisted for Industry Oscars

Leisure Business News - To many people, the best Christmas songs were written and performed in the 1970 s.

70's Sounds Revisited This Christmas in Yorkshire

Leisure Business News - Imagine soaking in the dazzling sun in your new designer bikini, your hair dancing in rhythm with the sea breeze, and your heart skipping a beat to the next chapter of your compelling book until your phone goes on a buzzing spree.

The Benefits of a Holiday Digital Detox

Leisure Business News - In the era of TikTok, Instagram, and YouTube, skincare tips are more accessible, but this also means misinformation is easier to spread. Here, we bust some of the most common myths around skincare. Myth 1 oily skin doesn t need moisturiser This is a myth that has stood the test of time.

5 Common Skincare Myths That Are Damaging Your Skin

Leisure Business News - Indoor Funfair is back in Liverpool next month for six days of half term entertainment. It s the biggest event of its kind in the UK and is returning after selling out at Exhibition Centre Liverpool during the summer. There s more than 25 rides and inflatables across 90,000 sq. ft with thrill ride The Megaspin returning to the city after making its debut two years ago.

Indoor Funfair back in Liverpool for October half term

Leisure Business News - Whether you want to run just for fun or are already preparing for the next GNR, a pair of men s or women s trainers will be your most essential piece of kit.

How can you make sure you're choosing comfortable but stylish trainers?

Leisure Business News - For the first time in history, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2021 will take place in September, allowing late flowering plants and autumnal grasses to take centre stage. Pumpkins and seed heads will no-doubt also feature heavily, replacing the fresh pastel colour palette that s usually on offer in May.

Easy to Grow Autumnal Flowers Likely to be on Display at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Leisure Business News - A Newcastle music promoter forced to take a hiatus during lockdown is bouncing back by bringing an award-winning blues artist to the region. But the return of her beloved blues music is bitter sweet to Linda Valentine-Short who sadly lost her husband John to cancer just before lockdown.

Linda Banishes The Blues With Kyla

Leisure Business News - One of Blyth s major historical assets has been given blue plaque status by its Town Council. Blyth Battery is a World War One coastal artillery battery that was built in 1916 and served in both the First World War and World War 2.

Historic Site Gains Blue Plaque Honour

Leisure Business News - The process of planning out your dream wedding day is an exciting and exhilarating time that many eagerly look forward to doing their whole life. With this said, it can also be quite a stressful time too, with so many different attributes to your wedding needing to be organised and thought of.

The Countdown Begins The Ultimate Wedding Planning Checklist

Leisure Business News - There is no doubt that planning a wedding is stressful. Picking out the perfect venue, d cor, guest list, the dress and that s before even considering the food you will provide guests for the evening. Couples whose weddings have been moved multiple times due to COVID restrictions can now breathe a sigh of relief, with all restrictions removed on July 19th, 2021.

Wedding Anxieties Coping With Concerns Over Your Big Day

Leisure Business News - Many UK adults rely on social media for a variety of reasons, but the audience of these platforms has shifted in recent years. More youngsters are engaging with some form of social app these days. While there are both positive and negative factors rooted in the idea of children on social media, it s usually up to a parent to make the call on how and if their children should use it.

The Impact of Social Media On Children

Leisure Business News - Some traditions, like proposing with a marquise diamond ring, have withstood the test of time and are still practised widely. Others, however, have faced more controversy in recent years, leaving couples uncertain on whether or not to ditch them.

Should you still ask permission to marry your significant other?

Leisure Business News - Girls get educated about periods and the necessary items such as teenage tampons, so why should they not be educated about the changes they will face later in life Both are important changes in life that need to be addressed.

Mentioning Menopause Starting in Schools

Leisure Business News - At this point, you d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn t have a ticket from a cancelled event in 2020 that they re holding on to for a rescheduled date. As some of the world s biggest gatherings, music festivals had an impossible time of it last year, and some of them are struggling into this year.

Cancelled American Music Festivals and the Impact on Food and Drink Vendors

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