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Pubs can apply for up to £50,000

£300,000 funds available to rural community pubs

Got some plans that need funding? The Prince's Countryside Fund is open to grant applications from country pubs and other rural businesses from tomorrow (January 9).

Pubs can apply for up to £50,000
Ideas for pubs for Try January, Dry January and Veganuary

Is 2019 the time to give Try January a try?

That January is a tough month to run a pub is not news to any licensee, so it's no surprise that back in 2015 a chain of bars sought to boost business with a campaign called "Try January".

Ideas for pubs for Try January, Dry January and Veganuary
The Licensed Trade Charity is there to help the pub trade this January and beyond

Feel like you need some help to kick start January?

It's not just the punters who over indulge at Christmas – pub workers do too, so the Licensed Trade Charity (LTC) has put together some advice to help.

The Licensed Trade Charity is there to help the pub trade this January and beyond
Prince Charles shows support for community locals

Prince Charles shows support for community locals

The Prince of Wales popped into a community owned pub last week to highlight the importance of rural pubs serving their local residents.

Prince Charles shows support for community locals
40 years of service rewarded for publican

40 years of service rewarded for publican

 

The longest serving publican in Wakefield, Shaun Slater, has received an award in recognition of his dedication to the trade.

 

40 years of service rewarded for publican
Pubs play part in keeping customers from the water's edge

Pubs play part in keeping customers from the water's edge

Pubs near water are being urged to do what they can to ensure customers get home safely.

Pubs play part in keeping customers from the water's edge
Church creates 'pop up pub' as local boozer faces uncertain future

Church creates 'pop up pub' as local boozer faces uncertain future

 

St Boniface church in Woodgreen, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, has set up a 'pop up' pub to provide drinks for the village while locals fight to take over the Horse and Groom.

 

Church creates 'pop up pub' as local boozer faces uncertain future
Pub reopens almost 100 years after calling time

Pub reopens almost 100 years after calling time

A pub has been brought back to life in Oxford after spending nearly a century as a suit shop.

Pub reopens almost 100 years after calling time
A quarter of pubs close in the past decade - but positive news from those which remain

A quarter of pubs close in the past decade - but positive news from those which remain

Figures from the Office for National Statistics have shown that more than 11,000 pubs have closed since 2008.

A quarter of pubs close in the past decade - but positive news from those which remain
Christmas decorating ideas for pubs

Decorate to accumulate: make money from your xmas decorations

Being a scrooge with your Christmas decorations may not only be perceived as Bah humbug! by customers. It can have a direct impact on your bottom line, according to new research.

Christmas decorating ideas for pubs
The Pub Manifesto book has launched

Comedian James Dowdeswell and CAMRA publish The Pub Manifesto

You work in a pub, you probably live in a pub too, and undoubtedly eat and drink in one, so why not read about pubs in your spare time too?

The Pub Manifesto book has launched
Ready for the cashless society? Report shows growth of card use in pubs

Ready for the cashless society? Report shows growth of card use in pubs

New figures from Barclaycard have revealed that card spend in pubs has increased by 11.7 per cent year on year.

Ready for the cashless society? Report shows growth of card use in pubs
How pubs can help tackle loneliness among older men

How pubs can help tackle loneliness among older men

New research by the University of Bristol shows how pubs have a crucial role to play in tackling loneliness amoung older men. 

 

How pubs can help tackle loneliness among older men
Pub sector warns Chancellor of devastating tax hikes in Budget

Pub sector warns Chancellor of devastating tax hikes in Budget

Trade bodies and MPs have called on the chancellor to maintain tax reliefs for the trade in next week's Budget.

Pub sector warns Chancellor of devastating tax hikes in Budget
New homelessness charity aims for hospitality industry employment

New homelessness charity aims for hospitality industry employment

A charity aiming to tackle homelessness through employment in the hospitality industry was launched in the House of Commons this week.

New homelessness charity aims for hospitality industry employment
The Pentonbridge Inn, Cumbria, won Newcomer of the Year in the Good Hotel Guide 2019 Cesar awards

A remote Cumbrian pub is a Good Hotel Guide 2019 winner

The Pentonbridge Inn, Penton, has won the Best Newcomer in this year's César awards, while The Star Inn, Harome, North Yorkshire was named Inn of the Year.

The Pentonbridge Inn, Cumbria, won Newcomer of the Year in the Good Hotel Guide 2019 Cesar awards
A pub with a railway past

A pub with a railway past

James Evison pulls-in to a listed building in King's Cross station.

A pub with a railway past
The pub that took on the social media trolls

The pub that took on the social media trolls

James Evison checks out a pub that knew how to handle an online insult.

The pub that took on the social media trolls
David Beckham buys pub with Guy Ritchie in Notting Hill

David Beckham buys pub with Guy Ritchie in Notting Hill

Ex-footballer and mega celeb David Beckham has splashed out on a £3 million pub in Notting Hill in London.

David Beckham buys pub with Guy Ritchie in Notting Hill

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