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Staff benefits update

16 Jul 2015

This is the last week of school term for many children in the area and the summer holidays really start for many of you! So here are some ideas to keep you or your children occupied and simply pamper yourself!

Devon

Travel

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Lancashire Cricket Club

LCCC Foundation is holding a special cricket luncheon on 23rd August when Lancashire play Glamorgan in the LVCC County Championship.   The day will comprise of guests gathering in the prestigious Point venue and enjoying an exclusive two course meal and entertainment.  The meal will be served at lunch time in the match - at approximately 1pm - followed by an interview with special guest former Lancashire Captain Mark Chilton.  Mark had an excellent career at LCCC and was a key part of the County Championship winning side of 2011. Mark now has an important role at LCCC as part of the coaching team at LCCC.   Tickets are just £30 – which includes a match ticket! You will be able to access the Point and then enjoy the rest of the day enjoying the superb view and facilities that the Point has to offer.  To book your tickets please complete the order form and return to the address shown.  Alternatively if you would like to book by phone please contact the LCCC Foundation Office on 0161 868 6845.

Hair and beauty

Hepburn Hair Project is based on Oxford Road and since opening in March 2015 has won the "Best of Manchester Award" at the English Hair & Beauty Awards and are finalists in the British Hairdressing Business Awards.  Nicola Luskiw is a highly rated mobile hairdresser.  Previously a senior stylist at Razor Edge Manchester she now offers a high quality city centre service in your own home, for a fraction of the price.  Visit the health and beauty pages for more information on all these offers and more.

Palace Theatre

Afternoon tea and theatre tour (24th July 12pm)

Meet at the Stage Door for an afternoon tea and tour at the Palace Theatre. See what it is like for the cast of their shows by entering the theatre through the Stage Door. Walk on the famous Palace Theatre stage and see the view from the Fly Floor. Learn about the history of this iconic building from each level of the auditorium and view programmes and ledger books from years ago.  More details here.

Entertainments

Visit the entertainments and leisure pages to discover how you can save 30-40% with Merlin UK attractions like Alton Towers Resort, LEGOLAND® Windsor, THORPE PARK, Chessington World of Adventures Resort, Madame Tussauds London, Warwick Castle, The EDF Energy London Eye, SEA LIFE centres & Sanctuaries, The Dungeons and LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre at the Trafford Centre. 

Perkz and prizes

Discover the latest offers in July’s newsletter including:

  • Hotelopia - save 13% on 60,000 hotels, apartments & transfers across the globe. Shop online or call 0871 711 9494 and quote “Perkz”
  • Park Resorts - save up to 25% at 49 Parks beside the sea.
  • Siblu Villages - save 8% on family getaways this summer at 14 holiday villages situated in beautiful coastal locations across France.

To register with Perkz request the unique code from hrservices@manchester.ac.uk.

Discover more at Staff Benefits www.manchester.ac.uk/reward

Have a great week!