Milton Keynes

The Missoula concept is working well, says Stonegate chief executive Toby Smith

Missoula ‘bias’ in Stonegate site conversions

By John Harrington

Stonegate’s conversions of its Living Room sites will have a “bias” towards Missoula, the group’s new US-inspired venture, according to chief executive Toby Smith.

The late night restrictions will hamper investment in the sector, said Clare Eames from  Poppleston Allen

MA300: Late-night restrictions pose threat to investment in sector

By Lewis Brown

Late night restrictions on premises via early morning restriction orders (EMROs) and late-night levies (LNLs) present a “significant threat to business development in this sector”, Poppleston Allen partner Clare Eames told the MA300 conference in London.

Late-night levy: Milton Keynes has rejected implementing a late-night levy

Milton Keynes rejects late-night levy

By Gurjit Degun

Pubs, clubs and bars in Milton Keynes may not be subject to paying a late-night levy, after the licensing sub-committee recommended that such a fee should not be adopted.

Thomas snaps up four sites

Thomas snaps up four sites

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Steve Thomas, the former head of Luminar, has picked up four sites formerly operated by his old company after landlord X-Leisure assigned the leases of the units to his nightclub-operating firm We Are Dance.

No smokers on the street for Stony Stratford

Trade concerned over smoking bylaw scheme

By Adam Pescod

A Buckinghamshire town is attempting to be the first to ban smoking on its streets. The initiative in Stony Stratford, near Milton Keynes, is...