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Over to you, lionesses

Over to you, lionesses

We all know that a successful national team in a summer sporting tournament can only be positive news for the UK pub trade. And this
summer hopes are pinned on the England Women's football team.

Over to you, lionesses
Entries open for charitable Pub of the Year award

Entries open for charitable Pub of the Year award

Charitable pubs across the UK are being urged to get their entries in as the Charity Pub of the Year competition returns.

Entries open for charitable Pub of the Year award
Pubs gear up for a busy weekend of sport

Pubs gear up for a busy weekend of sport

Two million extra pints of beer will be consumed over a busy sporting weekend, the BBPA has predicted.

Pubs gear up for a busy weekend of sport
CAMRA launches Summer of Pub

CAMRA launches Summer of Pub

A new campaign spearheaded by CAMRA aims to get people down their local this summer.

CAMRA launches Summer of Pub
Get up for the cups

Get up for the cups

There are few events that provide the excitement — or the need to sup nervously on a beer — of a cup final. The good news for pubs is that the next month or so is packed with them. Here's what's coming your way.

Get up for the cups
Plate or Slate: Sport Shack

Plate or Slate: Sport Shack

Danny Grayson and James Dobson teamed up to launch micro sports bar concept Sport Shack in September. They have already opened three venues in Sheffield and are aiming to expand the business across Yorkshire.

Plate or Slate: Sport Shack
Licensee's year-long hair-raising experience

Licensee's year-long hair-raising experience

A hirsute host has helped raise more than £14,000 for charity by letting his hair and beard grow for the best part of a year.

Licensee's year-long hair-raising experience
Creating a spectacle with Virtual Reality

Creating a spectacle with Virtual Reality

I've had some strange experiences in pubs over the years, but never before have I blasted oncoming aliens and giant spiders with a laser gun and a chainsaw.

Creating a spectacle with Virtual Reality
Merchants wins top rugby pub prize again

Merchants wins top rugby pub prize again

A pub based next to where William Webb Ellis picked up the ball and ran has once again been named as the nation's top rugby pub.

Merchants wins top rugby pub prize again
Stars kick off the BT Sport Pub Cup

Stars kick off the BT Sport Pub Cup

Someone with some serious football pedigree could be managing your pub football team, if they make it through to the BT Sport Pub Cup.

Stars kick off the BT Sport Pub Cup
Shepherd Neame raises laughs and cash

Shepherd Neame raises laughs and cash

Shepherd Neame gave up-and-coming comedians the chance to win an amazing prize while raising thousands for charity.

Shepherd Neame raises laughs and cash
7 ways to welcome the away fans

7 ways to welcome the away fans

Live sporting fixtures are often a great opportunity to get people through the doors. Home fans may be the bread and butter, but don't overlook the travelling supporters, who will be after a friendly welcome and somewhere to rest their weary heads.

7 ways to welcome the away fans
Night spend and visits on the up

Night spend and visits on the up

People are spending more cash when they go out and they are going out more often.

Night spend and visits on the up
Get in tune with your customers

Get in tune with your customers

Have you got an old acoustic guitar knocking about that you never got around to learning? Bringing instruments into the pub for customers to play has proved a simple way of creating atmosphere and entertainment at venues across the country.

Get in tune with your customers
Bowl them over with a summer of cricket

Bowl them over with a summer of cricket

Perennial One Day International World Cup underachievers England go into this year's home tournament as favourites. Can they give pubs and cricket fans the perfect start to the summer?

Bowl them over with a summer of cricket
Pundits predict big Champions League nights ahead in the pub

Pundits predict big Champions League nights ahead in the pub

Rio Ferdinand and Jermaine Jenas are confident that three Premier League teams will still be standing when the Champions League reaches the quarter-finals stage.

Pundits predict big Champions League nights ahead in the pub
Craft Union managers answer children's wishes

Craft Union managers answer children's wishes

Pub managers in Plymouth made the day of some poorly children by bringing them every gift they had asked for on a wish list.

Craft Union managers answer children's wishes
Grassroots teams get chance to shine in BT Sport Pub Cup

Grassroots teams get chance to shine in BT Sport Pub Cup

BT Sport is promising to deliver its biggest and best tournament for grassroots football teams and their pubs yet.

Grassroots teams get chance to shine in BT Sport Pub Cup
Let them entertain you

Let them entertain you

Could the hidden talents of your customers add something extra to your live music events?

Let them entertain you
Sky reveals some Major golf news

Sky reveals some Major golf news

All of golf's four Majors will be back on Sky this year.

Sky reveals some Major golf news

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