Craft bakeries in London and Manchester to open new shops

first_imgSource: Sweet Nothing BakehouseCraft bakeries Sweet Nothing Bakehouse and Alex’s Bakery are expanding their retail offering after signing new leases with Trilogy Real Estate.London-based Sweet Nothing Bakehouse has signed a ten-year lease on a 920 sq ft ground floor unit in the recently opened Export Building at office rental space Republic in east London. The lease marks its first permanent bricks and mortar site, which is due to open in December.Having worked on movie sets for Warner Bros and Pinewood Studios, and on the festival circuit, the bakery has gained significant recognition in London, it said.“Having built popularity among high profile corporate clients with our delivery services, we’re ready for our business to take the next step by launching a permanent bricks and mortar site at Republic, despite turbulent times for the catering industry,” said Beth Cardy, founder of Sweet Nothing Bakehouse.“We used lockdown to evolve our brand and we’re now equipped to serve visitors and workers at Republic our mouth-watering cakes, pastries and desserts.”Based in London, the independent artisan bakery started out serving bakes at events through a converted horse trailer.Cake specialist Alex’s Bakery, meanwhile, has leased a 1,015 sq ft unit to grow its operation at Manchester’s Great Northern Warehouse (GNW).The bakery previously traded at a small kiosk unit with a kitchen and counter offering a takeaway service on the site, but the larger unit will allow it to offer 14 indoor covers as well as outside seating. It also hopes the new site will help to increase footfall.“It has been a privilege to watch Alex’s Bakery flourish at GNW to the point where they have now expanded their operation within the estate. The message from our occupiers to Manchester is that we are still very much open for business,” said Laurence Jones, head of asset management at Trilogy Real Estate.CF Commercial and Savills acted as agents on behalf of Trilogy Real Estate, while LaSalle Investment Management represented Republic. Peterson acted as agents for Great Northern Warehouse.last_img read more

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5 Simple And Effective Exercises To Make Your Face And Neck More Well-Toned

first_imgGetting the desired shape of your neck and face can take quite some time. Stay patient and dedicated to your goal, and you’ll see the results pretty soon!Source sit or stand with your back straight and your head held high;move your head slowly in a circular motion, alternating clockwise and counterclockwise movement;do 4 to 5 circles in both directions.4. Head liftslie on your back on the bed or sofa with your head hanging from the edge;keeping your shoulders on the bed (or sofa), slowly lift your head up and bend it forward (your chin should touch your chest);slowly return to your initial position and do 5 to 6 repetitions of the exercise.If you start to feel dizzy, stop doing the exercise, or do the same exercise lying on an exercise mat.5. Tongue stretchsit or stand straight;tilt your head back and stick out your tongue, try to touch your chin with the tip of your tongue;then, try to reach your nose with the tip of your tongue;go back to the initial position and repeat the whole move 9 more times. sit or stand with your back straight and your head held high;tilt your head back;pucker your lips, as if trying to kiss the ceiling;hold this expression for 5 seconds, relax, and repeat a few more times.3. Head spin Do you want to get a slimmer face and neck? As is the case with other areas of your body, losing fat from your neck and face requires a comprehensive approach which has to include both regular exercise and a heathier diet. It may take months to get the desired result, but don’t get discouraged! The fat on your neck, face, and other areas will burn gradually, and you’ll be immensely satisfied if you follow through with your weight loss plan.Below, we list some diet tips and a few exercises that will help you improve the neck and face a little faster.Diet tips to improve your neck and faceAn effective weight loss strategy should consist of both regular exercise and a weight-loss friendly diet.Changes in diet you need to make to lose neck and face fat include the following:drink enough plain water and limit drinks that dehydrate your body, such as alcohol, coffee, and tea;stop drinking sodas and stop adding sugar to your tea and coffee;limit saturated fats (found in red meat);exclude trans fats (found in most processed foods) completely;eat plenty of fresh fruits, berries, and vegetables;ditch refined grains and eat more whole grains instead;include protein into your every meal (good sources of protein include beans, legumes, soy products, nuts, seeds, milk and dairy products);eat 500 to 1,000 fewer calories than you burn every day for a healthy, steady weight loss. Exercises to make your face and neck more well-tonedRegular exercise is just as important for effective fat loss as diet is. Get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise every week, as the CDC recommends. Also, do at least two strength-training sessions weekly for more benefits.There are also a few exercises that target the neck and face. They have not been proven to reduce neck and face fat, but they can at least improve the skin and muscles in the area and make your neck more flexible. Below, we list five of these exercises.1. Chewingsit or stand with your back straight and your head held high;tilt your head back (enough for you to see the ceiling);move your lower jaw in a circular motion, as if you were chewing;go on like this for 20 to 30 seconds;return to the initial position and repeat 2 more times.2. “Kissing the ceiling”last_img read more

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