UK government has advised the public to stay away from pubs (Flickr)

Easter closures due to Coronavirus to see pub sector lose £325m

It comes as those in the sector mark the second Easter in a row where pubs will not be able to open doors to its customers The loss of beer sales from this Easter bank holiday weekend will result in the pub sector losing out on £325m in trade, according to the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA). With limited trading conditions still in place to limit the spread of Covid-19, the trade group has said that UK pubs will also “miss out on selling 85 million pints this Easter”.…

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The Northern Gateway Leisure Complex. Picture Turnstone Estates

Progress on Colchester’s £50m Northern Gateway leisure complex

Construction works on a £50 million leisure complex are set to get underway in August, a new report has revealed. Colchester Council’s cabinet is being asked to approve changes to the development agreement with Turnstone Estate Limited, the firm creating the new Northern Gateway Leisure Park just off the A12 at junction 28. A report says the deal requires modifications “because of global changes over the last 12 months caused by the Covid pandemic” with the changes focused on “financial restructuring”. The report reveals if the changes are approved, construction…

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Boom: Battle Bar

Axe Throwing Adventure Bar opening in East London

The UK’s ultimate adult playground, which includes axe throwing and the craziest indoor golf course, is opening in the heart of Aldgate. Goodman’s Fields, the prestigious award winning Berkeley Homes development in the heart of Aldgate, will be the location for the fourth Boom: Battle Bar franchise to open in the UK. The 10,000sq ft multi-activity bar at Goodman’s Fields, will create 20 full time jobs and 20 part time jobs. Customers will be able to try a range of gaming experiences such as axe throwing, augmented reality darts, 22ft…

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