A total of 19 historic British pubs have been granted listed status following a project by Historic England to identify and protect inter-war pubs.
Tinder has caused the decline of live music venues with people no longer going to pubs to “pick up” and instead taking first dates on “chic dining experiences”, believes one music promoter.
Pub landlords in Twickenham, home to England’s national rugby stadium, are up in arms at police urging them to close early after evening matches in the upcoming World Cup.
Consumer spending in pubs and restaurants has been accelerating in the first half of this year and is set to grow even more quickly in 2016, 2017 and beyond, experts predict.
A new initiative aimed at slowing the rate of pub closures in the UK has been unveiled by Camra and community pubs minister Marcus Jones MP.
As British pubs continue to close at a quickening rate, landlords are being encouraged to offer more live music acts to draw in the crowds.
A trend for pubs specialising in loose-leaf tea and tea-based cocktails has started brewing in London, with two due to open in the capital this year.
A craft beer specialist claiming to be “the smallest pub in London” has opened close to Piccadilly.
Pub bosses have warned that the UK government’s plans to introduce a national living wage could force pub closures and job losses.
CAMRA has launched a fresh initiative in a bid to halt the closure of UK pubs, which are shutting their doors at a rate of 29 every week.
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