Wadworth continues huge investment in estate

Wadworth is continuing its commitment to sustained growth with three significant acquisitions into its managed house estate, representing an investment of almost £6.5 million. Set on the High Street in the picturesque market village of Botley, in Hampshire, The...

Quest for best bar staff and top IPAs

x The Tapsters, Imbibe Live’s new competition designed to find the best beer and cider team throughout the UK, makes its debut this year, alongside the return of the show’s annual beer competition, this year devoted to IPA. Imbibe Live’s beer ambassador, Mitch Adams,...

Johnny Joseph named Fuller’s chef of the year

Johnny Joseph, head chef at The Queen’s Head, in Kingston, has been named Fuller’s chef of the year. There were two categories in the competition, for those under and over 25, and Johnny (pictured) won the latter category before taking the overall title, cooking...

CAMRA’s pub walks on the wild side

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is releasing the latest title in its pub walks series aimed at the most adventurous hill walkers who enjoy long days out followed by a refreshing beer in a welcoming pub. Author Daniel Neilson will take readers on 22 walks in...

Lulworth Lodge, on Dorset coast, is sold

South West hospitality operator Edward Wilkes has bought the Lulworth Lodge on Dorset’s Heritage coastline, following a deal brokered by Colliers International. A short stroll from Lulworth Cove in the heart of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the boutique...

Angel, Burford, is Hooky pub of the year

Award winners celebrate at Towcester racecourse   The Angel, Burford, has been named pub of the year at the annual Hook Norton Brewery Estate Award, held at Towcester racecourse. The Angel is an award-winning pub close to the centre of Burford, a thriving,...

Greene King and Radio X team up for Amplified

Sue Thomas-Taylor, brand director for Greene King Locals, with Radio X presenters Chris Moyles (left) and Dom Byrne   Greene King has teamed up with national broadcaster Radio X to release a limited edition ale for the summer, called Amplified. The new ale was...

Cask Marque award for Ricoh Arena

Alan Diaz, retail and logistics manager at the Ricoh Arena, with the Cask Marque award   Purity Brewing Company and Ricoh Arena are celebrating achieving Cask Marque accreditation for the quality of the beers served at the stadium — a UK first. The award-winning...