Chefs

Long service: Donna and her husband Paul have run the Swan in Bampton for 12 years

Second site for the Swan

By Nikkie Sutton

Operators of the award-winning Swan in Bampton, Devon, are taking on a former bakery and turning it into a restaurant.

On the market: Ye Old Sun Inn, Colton, is up for sale

Award-winning freehouse on sale for £900k

By Nicholas Robinson

After 15 years of ownership, husband and wife team Ashley and Kelly McCarthy have decided to sell the Ye Old Sun Inn, Colton, North Yorkshire, for £900,000 to pursue “numerous other business interests”.

Team spirit: Staith House staff celebrate a clean service

How the Staith House’s John Calton launched a second site

By Nicholas Robinson

Five years in and the dynamic trio behind the success of the Staith House, in North Shields, Tyne & Wear, are setting their sights on the future of the gastropub, which has come a long way from its beginnings as a ramshackle quayside boozer.