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Tuesday 22 July 2014

Pubs

Jamie grilled by ‘Spoons boss over rent

JD Wetherspoon’s chairman has hit out at celeb chef Jamie Oliver and his chain of restaurants for driving up rent prices and in turn forcing out pubs.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 No Comments »

World Cup licensing hours ‘unwelcome’

The president of the UK’s College of Emergency Medicine has called the extension of pub opening times for England’s World Cup games “unwelcome”.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 No Comments »

New York’s Irish pubs under threat

Rising rents and the ongoing boom in craft beer are threatening to put many of New York’s traditional Irish pubs out of business.

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 1 Comment »

London pubs closing at a ‘shocking’ rate

CAMRA has called on the Mayor of London to give greater protection to pubs in London, revealing that 90 currently close every year.

Thursday, May 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Pubs granted World Cup licensing extension

Pubs in England will be allowed to stay open for longer during the country’s World Cup matches after a consultation ordered by the PM deemed it an “occasion of exceptional national significance”.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Pubs toast rise in wine and spirit sales

UK pubs are becoming increasingly reliant on revenue from wine and spirits, new research has shown.

Monday, March 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Call to action as UK pub closures rise

CAMRA is urging the UK Government to take action after figures revealed pubs are closing at an increased rate of 28 per week.

Monday, March 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Lancashire pub judged best in UK by CAMRA

The landlord of a pub named UK “National Pub of the Year” has said the secret to getting the best out of his ales was to “talk to the barrels.”

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 1 Comment »

Report backs calls to freeze UK beer duty

A new report has stressed the “vital role” of beer and pubs in the UK, strengthening calls for a freeze on beer duty in this year’s budget.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

MPs urged to protect pubs from closure

An opposition day debate on UK pub companies will today be held in the House of Commons following mounting pressure to prevent continued closures.

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 No Comments »

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