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Manor Royal’s ‘Know Your Neighbour’ 2019 kicks off

The must-attend yearly event for businesses based in Crawley’s Manor Royal is taking place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.



Crawley Mayor Carlos Castro opened the event at the Crowne Plaza Hotel

Is there is one event that cannot be missed within the business community it is the ‘Know your Neighbour’ yearly fair that takes place once again this year at the Crowne Plaza hotel.

Open to businesses that operate from within Manor Royal, the free event welcomes hundreds of companies for a day of networking.

Particularly popular with new businesses keen to develop new corporate relationships the event encompasses stands, speed networking and semiars throughout the day.

Each year the event becomes more and more popular and this year there is expected to be record numbers attending.

The winner of the best stand was L3 who won a wearable camera courtesy of Avensys.

L3 receiving their prize.

If your business is based in Manor Royal then you are invited to come down and attend. Just remember to bring your business cards.


Nervous wait for Pizza Express in Crawley as firm prepares for debt talks with creditors



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Another major restaurant could be the latest victim of changing conditions on the high street.

The chain has reportedly hired in financial advisers ahead of talks with creditors over huge mounted debts.

The company reported a 11% fall in pre-tax profit in the second quarter of the year.

The Chinese owned company is reported to have huge debts that have amounted as the chain has struggled to cope with the changing habits of shoppers.

There are also rumours that the debt could be as much as £1.6m per restaurant.

Pizza Express is currently refusing to comment on what they call ‘speculation’ around their appointing of creditors.

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