THE WINNER OF THIS YEAR’S BENROMACH AWARD FOR SUCCESS, SIMPSINNS, IS OWNED BY MALCOLM AND KAREN SIMPSON. SUSAN YOUNG CAUGHT UP WITH MALCOLM RECENTLY TO DISCUSS HIS BUSINESS SUCCESS Fifteen years ago Malcolm and Karen Simpson bought their first outlet, then called ‘The Bruce’ in Loans, Troon before they renamed it The Old Loans Inn. [...]
The restaurant at Glenapp Castle Hotel, in Ayrshire, has been awarded four AA Rosettes. It is the latest in a string of awards to be showered on the hotel over recent years following the appointment of Head Chef Adam Stokes in 2008. Fay Cowan, who runs Glenapp Castle alongside her husband Graham, said, “We’re delighted [...]
Buzzworks have won a landmark case against South Ayrshire Licensing Board’s decision to grant a licence to JD Wetherspoon for its Prestwick pub. A judicial review has ruled the decision “was unlawful”, and as such the Edinburgh Court of Session has over-ruled the board’s decision to grant the licence suggesting that the board did not [...]
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