Media competitors fight for board games title

Northfields, London, was the battleground for some of the final stages of the Board Games Championship, a contest to find the UK’s best board gamers. The Owl & the Pussycat micropub, on Northfields Avenue, was the venue for the penultimate event of the Board Games...

New look for famous Bridge End Hotel

Bridge End Hotel licensee Josie Romano   Attracting visitors from across the globe, The Bridge End Hotel,in the heart of Llangollen, has unveiled a stunning new look. Overlooking the famous bridge over the white-water rapids of the River Dee, this hotel boasts...

Tenth CAMRA award for Bishop Vesey

A Sutton Coldfield pub stocking award-winning Oakham Ales brew Citra is raising a glass to toast its fantastic tenth consecutive CAMRA award win. Bishop Vesey manager, Siobhan Hayward, pictured with Helen Jarvis, national sales executive for Oakham Ales The Bishop...

Punch free drink promotion is back

Punch has announced the return of its free drink promotion, in partnership with Carling, Stella and Rekorderlig Cider. With more than 900 pubs taking part and 80,000 pints available to give-away, the promotion is set to be the biggest initiative to date. Running from...

Commemorative plaques for two Holts pubs

Left to right at the Ape and Apple presentation are: Gerald Hayes (Royal Society of Chemistry historical group), Prof David Garner, Dr Diana Leitch, Dr Frank Mair (chair of RSC Manchester section), Dr Marloes Peeters (MMU), Dr James Sumner (University of Manchester),...

Couple celebrate 25 years at Cumbrian pub

Malcolm and Marion (pictured), licensees of The White Lion pub, in Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, are celebrating 25 years running their favourite pub. The couple marked their memorable occasion with an anniversary party. The traditional terrace pub was acquired by...

Joseph Holt smashes hospice fundraising target

The funds raised by Joseph Holt Brewery are handed over to Francis House Children’s Hospice at the Lord Nelson, Urmston   Joseph Holt Brewery has beaten its target and raised more than £90,000 at the end of an 18-month fundraising campaign for Francis House...

National Pub Fortnight coming this summer

Ei Publican Partnerships, formerly Enterprise Inns, has launched an awareness initiative — National Pub Fortnight — which will take place from July 22 to August 6. The event is designed to highlight and encourage consumer interest in Great British pubs, after...

6X Gold added to Wadworth’s core range

Wadworth is marking Coeliac Awareness Week by making its gluten-free beer, 6X Gold, a permanent addition to its beer range. Certified by Coeliac UK, 6X Gold has been on trial in Wadworth pubs and via its online shop since 2016, and the response has been overwhelming....