November 2016 Business Scene
Finally the government decided and plumped to expand Heathrow instead of Gatwick.
- Gatwick North Terminal arrivals
That pleased the Conservative MP for Wealden, Nus Ghani, but left East Sussex County Council disappointed. It will be a big surprise if that’s end of this particular saga. Here’s what they said when the news broke.
Gatwick Chief Executive Stewart Wingate, said:
“We are disappointed as we do not believe this is the right answer for Britain. Gatwick has put forward a credible financeable and deliverable plan for expansion.
“It is a plan that can guarantee growth and guarantee certainty for Britain. We look forward to studying the full reasons behind the Government decision in detail.
“The challenges facing Heathrow have not changed. Our message today is that Gatwick stands ready to proceed when the time comes.”
Uckfield Civic Centre
Civic centre manager Susan Allum with Danielle Richards at the wedding fair
- Beechwood B & B at Halland.
Beechwood Bed and Breakfast at Halland gets rave reviews all the time for its exceptional hospitality. Now it has received the VisitEngland ROSE Award in recognition of the service offered to guests.
Read more about this jewel in the crown of the Uckfield area.
Rennie Dance Academy
- There were successful audutions for these three dancers from the Rennie Dance Academy
Young ballet dancers will aspire to dance with the English Youth Ballet and more from the Rennie Dance Academy have joined a long list of students who have successfully auditioned to take part in a performance with professional dancers.
Three will take part in Swan Lake towards the end of the month at The Hawth, Crawley.
Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre
- Paul Dearn outside Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre
You have probably heard about time travel (Dr Who! and the rest of the intergalactic folk). Now meet a man who really does travel – all in the name of looking into the past.
New manager at historic Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre is Paul Dearn who lives in Winchester, works in Uckfield part time and also has a job in at an historic vinyl record shop in Birmingham. Read more.
The Forest Vet
- Party time wih the Forest Vet
Bluebell Vineyard Estates
- Bluebell Vineyard Estate where there has been a great harvest this autumn
All in all the weather was pretty good through September and October. That was great news for the Bluebell Vineyard Estates with an “exceptional harvest”. We’ll drink to that…and there’s a chance to learn more with a blending workshop in the spring. Catch up with this news and more from the estate here
The Llama Park
- Llama Park wedding room
The Llama Park at Wych Cross has a new look with changes to the layout bringing the restaurant and coffee shop into the spectacular surroundings of an old barn.
A new entrance leads into a new reception area and shop, previously a conference room and restaurant. The former kitchen is now offices.
International tax advice will be offered to clients from the new office to clients based in the Middle East, or those establishing in the region.
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