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23.05.18
REFITTED HARBOUR LIGHTS AT THE SEFTON DRAWS PRAISE AT THE OFFICIAL REOPENING
REFITTED HARBOUR LIGHTS AT THE SEFTON DRAWS PRAISE AT THE OFFICIAL REOPENING

The refit of Harbour Lights at the Sefton has drawn praise from guests who attended a reception to celebrate the official reopening of the Sefton Hotel’s flagship restaurant.
Guests, who included the then Deputy Mayor and Mayoress of Douglas, Councillor Stephen Pitts and Ms Paula O’Brian, and Members of Tynwald, enjoyed a canapé-style taste of the new menu then heard Ben Heath, director of the family-owned Harbour Lights group, say: ‘I am delighted that the new-look Harbour Lights at the Sefton has been so well received. The design cues of the refurbished space reference the hotel’s elegant Victorian architecture, reimagined for the 21st century. We could not ask for a better backdrop to showcase our modern British and international cuisine.

‘Bringing this project to such a successful conclusion has been a major undertaking and we’re very grateful to the Sefton Group for their continued support and cooperation.’
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24.04.18
HARBOUR LIGHTS AT THE SEFTON REOPENS AFTER REFIT
HARBOUR LIGHTS AT THE SEFTON REOPENS AFTER REFIT

Harbour Lights at the Sefton has reopened after a major refit.

The Sefton Hotel’s destination restaurant is operated by the family-owned Harbour Lights group. Director Ben Heath said: ‘We entered into a partnership with the Sefton Hotel in 2015, since when Harbour Lights at the Sefton has proved to be a great success.
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18.04.18
SEFTON GROUP APPOINTS NEW EVENTS MANAGER
SEFTON GROUP APPOINTS NEW EVENTS MANAGER

The Sefton Group plc has appointed Claire Daly group events manager.
The appointment marks Ms Daly's return to the group after working for the business from 2008 to 2011. Of her new role she said: 'I'm pleased to be re-joining the Sefton Group. It's great to be working with some of my former colleagues again in an area of the business which offers such a wealth of varied and demanding challenges.
'I shall be drawing on the valuable business contacts and working relationships I established while previously with the events department. As group events manager I am fortunate to be leading a highly motivated team and, together, we look forward to delivering unrivalled customer experiences.' Read more...

21.11.16
PARAGON RESTAURANT AWARDED ANOTHER SILVER 'TASTE' ACCOLADE BY ISLE OF MAN GOVERNMENT
PARAGON RESTAURANT AWARDED ANOTHER SILVER 'TASTE' ACCOLADE BY ISLE OF MAN GOVERNMENT

Paragon Restaurant at the Best Western Palace Hotel and Casino, Isle of Man, has been awarded another silver 'Taste' accolade by Isle of Man Government, recognising it as one of the best places to eat on the Island.

‘Taste’ is an independently-assessed quality assurance scheme operated by the Island’s Department of Tourism, and is designed to help both visitors and local residents make an informed choice about where to dine out. Criteria measured include both the quality of the meal on offer, but also the overall experience offered to diners.

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20.10.16
SEFTON HOTEL CELEBRATES RECORD NUMBER OF WEDDINGS
SEFTON HOTEL CELEBRATES RECORD NUMBER OF WEDDINGS

The Sefton Hotel management team is celebrating after the venue recently set a new record for the number of weddings held in one year.

The hotel, which is owned by Sefton Group plc, the Island’s leading leisure and hospitality group, will have held 20 weddings by the end of 2016 after recently taking another booking, but expects to beat this again in 2017 thanks to an unprecedented level of bookings and enquiries for next year.
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09.08.16
SEFTON HOTEL LAUNCHES NEW DINING PROPOSITION
SEFTON HOTEL LAUNCHES NEW DINING PROPOSITION

One of the Island's most prestigious hotels is celebrating the launch of its new food proposition in partnership with the renowned 'Harbour Lights' brand.

The Sefton Hotel's famed 'Sir Norman's' bar has recently come under the direction of Harbour Lights, eighteen months after its popular 'Harbour Lights at the Sefton' restaurant was launched there. As well as having benefitted from a recent refurbishment including of its furniture, Sir Norman's customers can now enjoy dining from a new menu which is based on a 'gastropub' concept.

The furniture includes new comfortable lounge seating, as well as a number of tall tables with bar stools, perfect for watching football or simply relaxing in a wine bar atmosphere. The bar now opens between 4pm and midnight during the week, and between midday and midnight at weekends, with food served daily until 10pm. Read more...

09.08.16
SEFTON GROUP SUPPORTS TWO LOCAL CHARITIES
SEFTON GROUP SUPPORTS TWO LOCAL CHARITIES

Two Manx charities are set to benefit from the recent refurbishment of Sefton Group plc restaurants.

Furniture from Paragon Bar at the BEST WESTERN Palace Hotel and Casino and Sir Norman's Bar at the Sefton Hotel has been donated to 'Crossroads Care' and 'Boards and Brews' coffee shop respectively. The tables and leather dining chairs given to Crossroads*, which is the leading provider of practical and emotional support for carers living on the Isle of Man, will be sold in their Interiors shop on Windsor Road in Douglas. Proceeds from this facility are used to support its various services across the Island including a Young Carers project, an all-inclusive nursery and a Day Centre which supports elderly people with care needs. Read more...

09.08.16
PALACE BINGO SUPPORTS NEW MANX CHARITY
PALACE BINGO SUPPORTS NEW MANX CHARITY

The Palace Bingo will host a fundraising event next month in support of a Manx charity designed to improve facilities and support for teenagers and young adults who have complex and life-threatening medical conditions.

A charity Bingo Night will take place on Tuesday 20 September in aid of 'Bridge the Gap', which was established by Foxdale resident Fiona Barker, along with family and friends, to support teenagers when their medical care is transferred from children's to adult services at the age of 16. The charity is working with Youth Services and Noble's Hospital to create the position of a Youth Worker at the hospital. Patients will receive friendship and support from the charity's Youth Worker in a safe and age-appropriate environment at Noble's, as well as meet other users to form a peer support network. Read more...

08.04.16
STEAM PACKET COMPANY AND SEFTON GROUP TEAM UP TO PROMOTE THE ISLE OF MAN AS SHORT BREAK DESTINATION
STEAM PACKET COMPANY AND SEFTON GROUP TEAM UP TO PROMOTE THE ISLE OF MAN AS SHORT BREAK DESTINATION

The Isle of Man is being promoted as an ideal short break destination in a campaign in the north west of England.

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company and the Sefton Group have teamed up again to run another exclusive short break offer. The companies have run several successful joint offers in recent years. Read more...

16.02.16
RECORD NUMBERS ATTEND SEFTON WEDDING FAIR
RECORD NUMBERS ATTEND SEFTON WEDDING FAIR

With attendance up more than 15 per cent over last year The Sefton Hotel’s 2016 wedding fair held on Sunday January 31 proved a record-breaking event.

Three exhibition spaces, including the spectacular Atrium Water Garden and adjoining Garden Room, were opened up to accommodate the many brides-to-be and bridal parties planning their ‘Big Day’ with the expert guidance of what was the highest ever number of exhibitors - 35 - showcasing their wedding services and products. Read more...

11.02.16
'MONKEY BUSINESS' AT THE MAJESTIC: PALACE CASINO CELEBRATES CHINESE NEW YEAR
'MONKEY BUSINESS' AT THE MAJESTIC: PALACE CASINO CELEBRATES CHINESE NEW YEAR

The 2016 Chinese New Year was celebrated on February 8 in glamorous oriental style at the Majestic Restaurant in the Palace Casino. Read more...

23.12.15
THE SEFTON TO HOST 2016 WEDDING FAIR
THE SEFTON TO HOST 2016 WEDDING FAIR

For couples planning their ‘Big Day’ the Sefton wedding fair on Sunday January 31 is an event not to be missed.

With three spectacular spaces including the magnificent Atrium Water Garden and adjoining Garden Room and Cowell Suite showcasing everything for creating that special day – from bridalwear to ‘bridal hair’, florists to photographers and so much more – the Sefton’s 2016 wedding fair is set to be the biggest yet. Twenty nine exhibitors are already confirmed and will be joined by a team from the Sefton Group providing wedding package details for both The Sefton and BEST WESTERN Palace Hotel and Casino.
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