Star Pubs & Bars and Hope Street Lease Ltd (a partnership between Glasgow hospitality operators Neil Douglas and Billy Mcaneney) have started work on a £430,000 refurbishment of Trader Joes on Hope Street in Glasgow. The rundown pub will become a contemporary Scottish bar and restaurant called Ardnamurchan, specialising in Scottish food and drink. The opening will create 20 new jobs and is expected to take place at the start of May.
It’s a new year and new career for 42-year-old mother of three, Lisa Dorman, who has decided to follow a lifelong dream to run a pub of her own. And not just any pub, the pub she has been going to since she was 18 years old.
Kath Duffy of the Newcastle Packet on Sandside in Scarborough, celebrated her 35th anniversary at the landmark pub on Thursday with a party for locals and regulars.