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CAMRA and APPPG urge pub developers to obey amended planning laws now

Plans to develop or convert any pub in England should be subject to a full planning application process from now onwards, according to a letter sent by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) and the All Party Parliamentary Pub Group (APPPG) to big pub companies, NewRiver and supermarkets.

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Has BrewDog bitten the hand that feeds?

BrewDog’s trademark dispute with an independent pub is likely to have upset many beer aficionados. But experts say James Watt’s craft beer behemoth acted the way many companies of its size do to protect intellectual property. Was BrewDog really out of line? 

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5 twists on the classic gin and tonic

Look at these five twists on the classic gin and tonic, perfect for summer cocktail menus, which can add a touch of excitement to your offer.

Some of the 'best' TripAdvisor responses from pubs

TripAdvisor has come under fire many times from the hospitality industry and operators have previously blamed the review site for staff resignations, sleepless nights and police intervention. Here we look at some of the responses pubs have given to irate customers.

Hop Stuff brewery launches four canned brews

London brewery Hop Stuff is launching its core range of beers in 330ml cans.

SIBA celebrates highest BeerX attendance since launch

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has said this year’s BeerX event had its biggest attendance since launching in 2013. 

Hartlepool council delays EMRO decision until summer

Hartlepool Borough Council has pushed back a decision on introducing an early morning restriction order (EMRO) this week.

BrewDog hits back at pub name debacle

BrewDog pleads “please don’t steal our trademarks” in a blog post following the dispute over a Birmingham pub name that left the brewer and pub operator criticised by consumers.

‘Over-regulation’ fears on sugar guidelines

Public Health England (PHE) has issued guidelines to reduce the amount of sugar in pub meals.

How to make: 'perfectly wobbly' panna cotta

Emily Scott’s Cornish pub the St Tudy Inn came 39th in this year’s Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs awards. Here’s a classic dessert ideal for ending a lavish meal.

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