Pesto, the Italian pub and restaurant group led by Neil Gatt and Sara Edwards, has secured it tenth site.

The group is set to open The Peacock Hotel in Oakerthorpe, Alfreton, Derbyshire, in June.

It follows the opening of Davenport Arms in Marton, Macclesfield, in February.

The group reported turnover up 21% in the year to 30 June, to £9.5m. Operating profit for the period was £381,502 compared to £12,925 the year before, while pre-tax profit was £197,151 compared £85,739 in 2015.