Beer Pharmacie is Coming to Syston

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Calling all beer fans in the Syston area! You’ll be pleased to know that the area’s first micropub is opening this week and it looks like it’s going to be a good one! The Beer Pharmacie cask and tap house is set to open on Thursday, December 20, in High Street, and it aims to [Read more…]

Welcome to Leicester’s Latest Cafe

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Calling all coffee lovers! If you’re in Leicester then there’s a new independent cafe that you’re going to want to hear about. Based on Charles Street, the charming Cafe Conexion is looking to get famous for the fact that the coffee that they serve, is roasted right there on the premises. The coffee is all [Read more…]

Straws That Won’t Harm The Environment OR Go Soggy

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The discussion on any ways in which we can help the environment is one that’s gotten considerably louder this year. With global warming at an ever-critical point and population continuing to increase, it’s important that we all do our part to be more environmentally friendly and to help mother nature wherever we can. And the [Read more…]

The Nottingham Street With 8 Cafes On It!

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Despite rumours that the high street is struggling (thanks to the rise in online shopping etc), that could not be further from the truth on Front Street in Arnold, Nottingham. A thriving high street, it’s home to an impressive eight different cafes, ranging from the national chains to the small independents. If you’re in Arnold, [Read more…]

The Best Places for Cupcakes in the Midlands

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With a perfectly baked base, a swirl of delicious frosting and topped with a smorgasbord of decorations and finishing touches, you really can’t beat a good cupcake can you? Superior to one big cake thanks to their individual portions, cupcakes make the perfect addition to a birthday party, leaving do, wedding or baby shower. And [Read more…]

The Best Farm Shops in the Midlands

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The return of Autumn sees an increase in typically ‘cute’ activities. Drive in cinemas, pumpkin picking and visiting farm shops. Buying produce from local farm shops not only ensures you get fresh, locally sourced ingredients and meat, but it also supports local farmers, sellers and businesses. There are some great ones all over the UK [Read more…]

Try Snizl for Own Business Day

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In case you hadn’t realised already, we love independent businesses. Set up in Nottingham, with Hockley (the heart of independent businesses) just a stone’s throw away, we’re all about them. So that’s why we’re loving Metro Own Business Day, which will be on October 9! Not only do we love independent businesses for their hard [Read more…]

Why Has Disney Been So Successful?

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Thanks to the Age of Information most of us know a bit about business; we have a rough notion of the meaning of ‘turnover’ and ‘expenditure’, and experience at first-hand a company’s changes to its ‘product lines’. We also have an idea about what makes one tumble or thrive, and every so often we see [Read more…]