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Thursday 21 August 2014


Michelin Guide backs pub grub improvement

The new Michelin Guide has backed the improving quality of pub food and says that reports of the death of the British pub are “grossly exaggerated.”

Friday, November 1st, 2013 No Comments »

MP calls for World Cup licensing debate

Andrew Griffiths, the MP for Burton and chair of the all-party parliamentary group on beer, has asked the House of Commons to debate pub licensing hours during next year’s World Cup.

Friday, November 1st, 2013 No Comments »

Off-trade boost for UK beer sales

UK beer sales rose by 5.2% in the third quarter of this year driven by a big boost in the off-trade where sales increased by 12.5%.

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Britain’s top 10 most haunted pubs

From tales of phantom footsteps to sightings of spooky spectres, Brits love a good ghost story. And with our wealth of ancient inns and cobwebbed taverns, we’re spoilt for choice for haunted haunts.

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 1 Comment »

London pub wins English Heritage award

A 1930s art deco pub in London, which was saved from redevelopment by four local residents, was last night named among the winners of an English Heritage competition for preserving local heritage.

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

Pub chief toasts bumper pay rise

The chief executive of pubs group JD Wetherspoon has been rewarded for another year of record sales and profits with a 30% rise in his pay and bonus package.

Thursday, October 17th, 2013 1 Comment »

Study finds tenants want out of pub ties

New research suggests that pub landlords are keen to call time on managed houses and being “tied” to one large company for their beer and other supplies.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Pubs increasingly important in British lives

New research by the Campaign for Real Ale has highlighted how important British pubs are in people’s lives as they are increasingly used for social events.

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Norfolk pub named Britain’s best for cider and perry

The Railway Arms, a small railway platform pub in Norfolk, has been named National Cider & Perry Pub of the Year 2013 by the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra).

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 No Comments »

WW1 woman enjoyed more time in the pub

Britain’s women dealt with the anguish of their men fighting on the World War One frontline by heading down to the pub, according to old newspapers that are now available to search online.

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 No Comments »

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