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Saturday 20 December 2014


Pair visit 18,000 pubs over three decades

It has taken them 30 years and 36,000 pints, but a pair of committed pub patrons can finally lay claim to having completed the world’s longest pub crawl.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

MPs vote to scrap forced ‘beer-tie’ pubs

MPs have voted in favour of scrapping the UK’s forced ‘beer tie’ pub model, effectively ending landlords’ obligation to buy beer from their owners.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 5 Comments »

Villagers storm Co-op in defence of pub

Dozens of villagers staged a supermarket “booze-in” in protest against plans for a 200-year-old pub to be turned into a Co-op.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Geezers’ get £2k to go on pub crawl

A pensioners’ club has been awarded £2,000 to go on a pub crawl around London to research pub closures as part of an upcoming exhibition.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Veteran selling poppies barred from pub

A pub manager has made a donation of £40 to the Royal British Legion after his bar staff kicked out a disabled veteran trying to sell poppies.

Monday, November 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Pub chain apologises for poppy ‘ban’

A UK pub chain has said it is “extremely sorry” for any offence caused after it banned certain staff from wearing poppies at work.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Anger after landlord ‘blacks up’ for party

A landlord has ignited a race row after he “blacked up” and paraded around his pub with a black man dressed as a member of the Ku Klux Klan.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Locals fight to save Duchess’s favourite pub

A pub that was once a favourite of the Duchess of Cambridge is facing closure, highlighting the continued plight of UK pubs.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

10 of the world’s oldest pubs

This collection of pubs have undoubtedly stood the test of time, battling against a backdrop of civil wars, witch trials and ghostly goings-on.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 1 Comment »

Landlord opens UK’s first iPad-operated pub

The UK’s first self-service “iPub”, where bar staff have been swapped for iPads, has opened in Wales.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

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