Parliamentary pub of the year finalists revealed

Parliamentary pub of the year finalists revealed

  A shortlist has been revealed in the inaugural Parliamentary pub of the year competition, drawn up from a list of regional winners. Launched by All-Party Parliamentary Pub Group chairman, Toby Perkns, the competition aims to celebrate the role pubs play in their...
Pipers tops savoury snack poll for seventh year

Pipers tops savoury snack poll for seventh year

  Pipers has been voted Britain’s best brand of savoury snack for the seventh year running. It topped the poll in an annual survey of speciality food products on sale in UK delicatessens, farm shops and food halls. Marketing manager, Katy Hamblin, said: “We’re...

Countryfile spot for the Bird in Bush, Elsdon

  One of this year’s Pub is The Hub projects, the Bird in Bush at Elsdon, Northumberland, will feature in the Christmas episode of Countryfile tonight (Sunday). The entire team of presenters and crew spent the day based at the pub, on the edge of the Northumberland...

BBPA welcomes Immigration White Paper

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) has welcomed the publication of the Immigration White Paper and “its recognition that migrant workers play an important role in the UK economy”. “Greater flexibility shows the government has been listening...
New taproom at Wychwood Brewery

New taproom at Wychwood Brewery

  Marston’s has announced the opening of a taproom at Wychwood Brewery, Oxfordshire, where Wychwood and Brakpsear brands can be enjoyed on draught. Hobgoblin brand manager, Alex Harrison, said: “We believe the taproom will be a great extension to the brewery,...

Concern over Scottish pub closures

A change to the drink-driving limit has had a bad effect on Scotland’s pubs, according to the Scottish Beer and Pub Association. Responding to a University of Glasgow study, showing that the change to the drink-driving limit has not reduced road accidents, the...

Soap star brothers endorse Heineken loneliness campaign

Former soap stars Adam and Ryan Thomas have joined Heineken’s mission to combat loneliness, which is now in its third year. At a time when nine million people in the UK say they experience loneliness, Brewing Good Cheer will bring together nearly 2,000 lonely or...

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