New look and licensees for the Bishop Blaize, Richmond

The Bishop Blaize in Richmond, Yorkshire, has re-opened following a £150,000 transformation by Admiral Taverns. Set in the busy market square, the pub now boasts a smart exterior, with a new bar, trendy interior décor, new food menu, a function room, and a newly...
Camerons Brewery acquires Sutlers bar, in York

Camerons Brewery acquires Sutlers bar, in York

Camerons Brewery has confirmed the acquisition of Sutlers bar, York, which will become the 29th venue in its managed estate division. The North East brewer will be maintaining the current drink range and food offer at the venue, and all 20 staff will be retained....

Revere to open Lazy Pig in the Pantry in Chesham

Revere Pub Company, the premium arm of pub giant Marston’s, has announced plans to open The Lazy Pig in the Pantry, in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, next month. The opening will mark the pubco’s 15th site. Following a £500,000 investment, The Lazy Pig in the Pantry is set...
Finalists revealed for Best Bar None Scottish awards

Finalists revealed for Best Bar None Scottish awards

WG13, in Kilmarnock, winner of the BBN national champion award in 2018 A host of Scottish venues have been shortlisted as some of Scotland’s most responsible licensed premises in the Best Bar None National Awards. The annual awards celebrate the nation’s...
Rising Sun, in Bath, re-opens as The Claremont

Rising Sun, in Bath, re-opens as The Claremont

The Claremont, in Bath, formerly known as the Rising Sun, has opened its doors following a £380,000 investment by Punch. The community pub is back open following a full refurbishment, which transformed both the internal and external look and feel of the pub. The...
Licensed Trade Charity helped some 13,500 people in 2018

Licensed Trade Charity helped some 13,500 people in 2018

Staff from pubs, bars and breweries received a record amount of £1.1m in grants from the Licensed Trade Charity in 2018, helping them to get back on their feet in a range of ways, from clearing rent arrears and unpaid bills, to home adaptations, educational grants and...
Fuller’s boosts bedrooms across its estate

Fuller’s boosts bedrooms across its estate

A bedroom at the Counting House, Cornhill Fuller’s has added bedrooms at The Counting House, in Cornhill, and The Blackbird, in Earl’s Court, bringing the total number of bedrooms in its estate to 813. Both pubs are in excellent locations, close to transport...

A taste of the West Country at Tate Modern

Tate Modern is to host a one-off Bristol collaboration on February 28, which aims to educate guests on West Country brewing. Invited to take over the taps this month are Left Handed Giant, Lost and Grounded, Wiper & True, Arbor, Electric Bear and Mills Brewing....
Charity gig opportunity for a Kent comedian

Charity gig opportunity for a Kent comedian

Shepherd Neame is offering one lucky Kent comedian the opportunity to perform alongside some of the UK’s top comics at an exclusive London gig. Britain’s oldest brewer has invited 25 amateur comedians from across the county to take part in a Battle of the Wits at its...

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