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Pub digs deep for local community

Pub digs deep for local community

These licensees are giving their customers the chance to grow veg on their land – on the proviso that they share some of the goods.

Pub digs deep for local community
Bar accidentally leaks private notes about its customers

Bar accidentally leaks private notes about its customers

It's your worst fear - a restaurant has mistakenly leaked notes from its booking system about customers, but they’re hilarious.
Bar accidentally leaks private notes about its customers
You can thank this Swedish scientist for pub roasts and vodka

You can thank this Swedish scientist for pub roasts and vodka

Today, Google celebrates the birthday of Eva Ekeblad, the Swedish agronomist who discovered how to make alcohol from potatoes.
You can thank this Swedish scientist for pub roasts and vodka
New group is first pub co to sign LGBT+ charter

New group is first pub co to sign LGBT+ charter

The first pubco to sign a new charter that aims to protect the capital's gay pubs and bars, will reopen a popular London bar this summer.

New group is first pub co to sign LGBT+ charter
PCA says its speed of action relies on other parties

PCA says its speed of action relies on other parties

The Pubs Code Adjudicator (PCA) has defended itself after a letter claimed it was “failing” the MRO process by not taking action.
PCA says its speed of action relies on other parties
PCA “failing” to handle MRO process, say business leaders

PCA “failing” to handle MRO process, say business leaders

A group of operators have dubbed the Pub Code Adjudicator (PCA) a “rabbit in the headlights” over the management of Market Rent Only (MRO) tenancy options.
PCA “failing” to handle MRO process, say business leaders
Locals lose 18-month battle to re-open pub

Locals lose 18-month battle to re-open pub

A crowdfunded bid to save a dilapidated Brighton pub has failed, after a two-year campaign.

Locals lose 18-month battle to re-open pub
Licensee of Year finalists face mass business rates hikes

Licensee of Year finalists face mass business rates hikes

The best pubs in the country are all set to receive huge business rates increases, according to a leading trade body.

Licensee of Year finalists face mass business rates hikes
6 tips for pubs about social video

6 tips for pubs about social video

Your essential guide to posting great video on social media to increase engagement and sales. Lights, camera, action...

6 tips for pubs about social video
Pub restaurant gives youngsters a fresh start

Pub restaurant gives youngsters a fresh start

A community-run freehouse has opened a new restaurant with a team of young staff who had previously been out of work.

Pub restaurant gives youngsters a fresh start
Castle king crowned licensee of the year

Castle king crowned licensee of the year

He was already the king of the castle but now Mark Higgs is ruling over the rest of the land.

Castle king crowned licensee of the year
Plate or Slate: Peckham's newest licensee

Plate or Slate: Peckham's newest licensee

Clement Ogbonnaya's very first pub launched with a bang last month, but the real question is, does he prefer plates or slates?

Plate or Slate: Peckham's newest licensee
Couple wave goodbye to 100-hour weeks after huge lottery win

Couple wave goodbye to 100-hour weeks after huge lottery win

A licensee couple are £1m richer after a lottery win - and it is all thanks to their pub's dirty carpets.

Couple wave goodbye to 100-hour weeks after huge lottery win
ALMR launches bar tab fund for London terror responders

ALMR launches bar tab fund for London terror responders

A crowdfunding page to thank frontline services who responded to the London Bridge terrorist attacks last weekend has been launched by the head of the ALMR.
ALMR launches bar tab fund for London terror responders
Pubs urge customers to respect the water

Pubs urge customers to respect the water

Pub group Nicholson's has teamed-up with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) to help prevent drowning around the UK.

Pubs urge customers to respect the water
Inapub with...the BDM of the Year

Inapub with...the BDM of the Year

I clock Paul Wishart before he spots me.

Inapub with...the BDM of the Year
Craft Union extends its reach

Craft Union extends its reach

Ei Manged Operations has revealed that its Craft Union Pub Company is set to expand to 122 sites.

Craft Union extends its reach
Pub raises thousands in name of terminally ill chef

Pub raises thousands in name of terminally ill chef

A Cheshire pub has raised £15,000 for charity after its chef was diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Pub raises thousands in name of terminally ill chef
Momentum shift in mobile payment

Momentum shift in mobile payment

Still think cash is king? Think again, because a new tech survey shows that your customers are turning to digital ways of paying in their droves.

Momentum shift in mobile payment
Vicar or publican: same difference?

Vicar or publican: same difference?

Retired vicar celebrates 25 years behind the bar, and says being a publican is a great career for the clergy.
Vicar or publican: same difference?

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