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Major leisure/healthcare caterer adds vegan, for its most ‘sustainable’ menu

Some of the dishes will feature ingredients from the Future 50 Foods: those identified by environmental charity WWF and Knorr as being the ‘most sustainable for the planet’ Sodexo has partnered with Veganuary, the non-profit organisation that encourages people to try vegan during the month of January, in response to the growing number of consumers who are reducing their meat consumption or adopting a fully plant-based diet. Sodexo sites across many sectors and industries in the UK and Ireland, including schools, government offices, hospitals and corporate sites, will boost their daily offers…

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Third women’s leadership programme from UK’s ICO

Eight senior festival and exhibition managers have been selected for the third round of the Women’s Leadership programme run by the UK’s Independent Cinema Office. The participants in the four-month development initiative run by the cinema training body include Melanie Iredale, deputy director at Sheffield Doc/Fest and interim director for the 2019 edition; Jen Skinner, founder and director of Scottish film promotion body Screen Argyll; and Juliet Tweedie, head of development at Edinburgh’s Centre for Moving Image. The programme of talks and mentorship will feature leading industry figures including Caroline Norbury, Creative…

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Biodiversity theme for planned South Dublin leisure scheme

The property developer and investor Paddy McKillen Jr has lodged plans to develop a five-floor interpretive centre and leisure facilities at the edge of a nature reserve at Booterstown marsh in south Dublin. The plan for the site, which was acquired by McKillen’s father Paddy McKillen Sr in 2014, includes a spa, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and gym facilities. The biodiversity-themed circular building would have a central garden and also include a cafe, creche and outdoor terraces overlooking the nature reserve. McKillen Sr paid €1m for the site more…

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