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Appetite To Eat Out Strong Following Marco Pierre White Restaurant Re-Opening

A popular Liverpool restaurant has enjoyed a successful re-opening following the easing of the current lockdown.  The Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar and Grill, which is located at Hotel Indigo on Chapel Street, opened its doors to customers on 4 July 2020, having been closed for over 3 months.  With almost 200 covers served over the last few weekends has proved that people from across the area were itching to get out so they could enjoy a meal with family and friends. The management team at the popular eaterie are now looking forward to increasing the service so more people will be able to visit for a drink and food.

Ben Morcombe, general manager said:- "It's great to be able to open our doors and was fantastic to see so many people come to enjoy a meal here at the Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill. We've kept the numbers sensible on the 1st few weekend's service, and am pleased to say it went very well and as we ease our way out of lockdown will look forward to welcoming more people wanting to dine out. There's no denying that the hospitality sector has been hit hard by this pandemic, however we were determined to come out of this by hitting the ground running so that our customers can feel reassured we've done all we can to provide them with a safe dining environment. We take great pride in maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness an hygiene and we've taken every precaution so that those who dine with us can do so safe in the knowledge that all has been done to safeguard their health and that of the staff. We're operating a reduced a la carte menu but the exacting standards expecting from 1 of the world's greatest chefs have not be compromised in any way and judging by the response from those who came here on the weekend, demonstrates there's a healthy appetite to dine out."

Thanks to NHS Staff... And while the Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact the country, as a token of gratitude for their dedication, sacrifice and hard work, all NHS staff will be able to dine in the new restaurant and receive 50% off all main courses. Ben added:- "To offer all NHS staff 50% off all mains is the least we can do while we're still in the grips of the current pandemic. A lot of us here all know someone who has been affected, and have seen 1st hand the brilliant job the NHS has done for us all so we're looking forward to seeing many of its staff here now we're open. To book a table please visit:- MPWRrestaurants.Co.UK."

Community hero receives Royal Stamp of approval from Queen's representative

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NEIL McEwen has been recognised for his hard work in providing food and care packages to the local community by Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant of Merseyside. Neil, Environment Officer for Regenda Homes, which provides social housing across the North West, received a letter from Mr Mark Blundell, thanking him for his work in helping vulnerable residents during the Coronavirus lockdown.

Mr Blundell, Lord-Lieutenant of Merseyside, wrote:- "As the personal representative of Her Majesty The Queen, I am writing to thank you for the excellent commitment that you made in supporting those vulnerable and shielding in your community during lockdown and the steadfastness that you have shown in supporting your friends and colleagues at Regenda Homes over the past 3 years."

Mr Blundell was appointed by The Queen in 2017 and performs a number of ceremonial duties for the armed forces and reserve forces. Neil, who lives in Bootle, said:- "I'm absolutely made up! A lot of our older tenants weren't able to go to the shops when we went into lockdown, so to help them in any way I could was the main thing for me. I just see it as part of my job. I can't wait to show this letter to my grandkids one day!"

Steve Blackburn, Regional Director Merseyside for Regenda Homes, proudly presented the letter to Neil. Steve said:- "This is truly deserved. Like all our staff, Neil works exceptionally hard to deliver the best service to all our residents and we are very proud of him. They're in safe hands with people like Neil working for us."

The letter arrived after Kevin Short, Housing and Neighbourhood Services Team Leader for Regenda Homes, brought Neil's work to the attention of the Lord Lieutenant. The Lord Lieutenant went on to say:- "I have no doubt that what you have done has brought much relief, comfort and joy to many, and for this you should be justifiably proud of yourself; thank you."

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