The Balmoral, a Rocco Forte hotel, has revealed a new look for one of its signature suites, The Glamis. Designed by Olga Polizzi, Rocco Forte Hotels’ director of building and design, and sister to Sir Rocco Forte, this royal suite is named after Glamis Castle, childhood home of Queen Elizabeth. Occupying over 1,000 square feet, the space overlooks the entrance to the hotel on Princes Street. The new entrance to the Glamis Suite offers discrete check-ins. Upon entering through patinated bronze screens, guests will find a Scottish baronial table set for four in the dining room. Including a fireplace and an antique chandelier, the sitting room has a color palette of emerald and amethyst; the space also house a Shinola record player and a vinyl collection. Available for guests to enjoy, the record menu offers collection tailored to guests’ music tastes. Very cool! At the center of the master bedroom is a … [Read more...] about The Balmoral Reveals New Look for its Royal Suite
Pedigree pigs and poultry, toy tractors and traybakes - day one of the Balmoral Show kicks off at Balmoral Park in Lisburn. … [Read more...] about Balmoral Show 2019 Day One [Photos]
By Katherine Feser Published 9:15 am CDT, Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Trendmaker Homes is now selling both one and two story homes in Balmoral. Trendmaker Homes is now selling both one and two story homes in Balmoral. Photo: Trendmaker Homes Photo: Trendmaker Homes Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 Trendmaker Homes is now selling both one and two story homes in Balmoral. Trendmaker Homes is now selling both one and two story homes in Balmoral. Photo: Trendmaker Homes Trendmaker Homes to debut new homes in Balmoral community 1 / 3 Back to Gallery Trendmaker Homes Houston has opened two model homes in northeast Houston's Balmoral community. The builder plans to build 44 homes on … [Read more...] about Trendmaker Homes to debut new homes in Balmoral community
Fred. Olsen's flagship, the Balmoral, will wear a patchwork livery to support Elmer's Big Parade - Suffolk Picture: FRED. OLSEN Archant As they mark their 30th anniversary, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines have unveiled their new-look Balmoral ship in support of St Elizabeth Hospice’s Elmer campaign. Fred. Olsen are one of the biggest global cruise liner companies and this year they are throwing their weight behind Elmer’s Big Parade - Suffolk, which is organised by the Ipswich-based hospice.The travel company are one of the 55 sponsors behind the elephants that will make up the summer trail and staff have been raising additional funds for the hospice - which also celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.But their latest bid to support the cause blows everything else out of the water! Their flagship Balmoral has been re-painted with the signature Elmer patchwork design as part of the company’s continual improvement programme.The vibrant pattern was chosen by Peter Deer, … [Read more...] about What do you make of the new-look Balmoral from Fred. Olsen?
GERRY Goodall remembers the 1978 Steel & Sons Cup final replay between Cromac Albion and Ballyclare Comrades should never have been played. The Seaview pitch was a sheet of ice. On Christmas morning, the two sides drew 2-2, with Amateur League underdogs Cromac Albion squandering a two-goal advantage late in the game. Cromac’s big chance, it was felt, was gone. Ballyclare, one of the kingpins of the old ‘B’ Division, wouldn’t underestimate Cromac in the replay on New Years Day. A Northern Ireland youth international, Goodall had left Irish League club Ards at the end of the previous season and joined his brother Jim at Cromac. “Cromac hadn’t conceded a goal all the way through the competition and we were winning 2-0 in the first game with about 10 minutes to go,” Goodall recalls. “We were rank outsiders. In betting terms we were maybe 12/1 and Ballyclare were odds-on. “They came back and drew two-each. So we had to do it all over … [Read more...] about The days when Cromac Albion scaled the highest peaks