Monthly Archives: February 2014

In the news today . . .

  The Hexham Courant are supporting the local businesses of Prudhoe and Stocksfield.  Including ours! It’s so nice to see local papers still going strong and supporting the community.  At the end of the day, small local businesses are key to growing the economy and creating regional diversity, so we all need to do our […]

How to create a romantic bedroom

It’s Valentine’s Day!  So time to set the mood. But is your bedroom up to it? So many of us have bedrooms that aren’t quite finished.  Or are simply passed their best before date.  And that’s just not right. Your bedroom should be your sanctuary. Somewhere to retire to after a hard day at work.  […]

Is your B&B ready for the peak season?

At Andrew Batey and Sons, we understand the importance of first impressions.  And that’s no more important than for B&B owners. With so many review sites, and even programmes such as “Four in a Bed,” these days every detail matters. From the corner fold on the toilet paper, to the mint on the pillow, to […]