Has the constant flow of pub closures finally ended?

Has the constant flow of pub closures finally ended?

Brewhouse & Kitchen Chester In a report released by the Office for National Statistics, for industry trends in 2019, the number of pubs and bars in the UK increased by 315. The previous decade was tarred by the constant site of community pubs closing their doors...
National award for group who saved Ye Olde Cross

National award for group who saved Ye Olde Cross

Campaigners who saved a pub in Ryton and made it the first community pub in the Tyne Valley have received a national award for their efforts from the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA). CAMRA’s Pub Saving Award recognises communities who have successfully rescued pubs from...
Keith Bott named as the first president of PubAid

Keith Bott named as the first president of PubAid

Keith Bott MBE has been appointed as the first ever president of PubAid, the organisation dedicated to promoting pubs as a force for good. The founder of Titanic Brewery and former chairman of the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) takes up the position in this...
BrewDog to open its first alcohol-free bar

BrewDog to open its first alcohol-free bar

BrewDog is opening its first alcohol-free bar, BrewDog AF, in London on Monday (January 6). In addition to this, the company will be running Drink All You Can Jan across all bars. The initiative offers drinkers unlimited refills of BrewDog alcohol-free beers in all...
CAMRA campaign aims to tackle social isolation

CAMRA campaign aims to tackle social isolation

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has launched a campaign to promote the role pubs play in tackling loneliness and social isolation. CAMRA’s national chairman, Nik Antona, said: “There’s something about the colder months when it is harder to enjoy the outdoors...

Brakspear offering low- and no-alcohol January offers

Brakspear is starting 2020 with two no- and low-alcohol drinks offers designed to help its pubs beat the Dry January trading blues and make abstainers feel as welcome as drinkers. The popular Henley Ale Trail is being adapted for non-drinkers, with a new Dry January...
Licensed Trade Charity is ‘life changing’ for teenager

Licensed Trade Charity is ‘life changing’ for teenager

Rebecca Hamilton with her son, Henry A publican’s wife has praised the Licensed Trade Charity for rescuing her son’s education and inspiring him to new academic heights by giving him an opportunity she says was “life changing”. Richard Hamilton, a general manager for...

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