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Publican Awards

2017 Publican Awards finalists announced

Stonegate Pub Company and New World Trading Company (NWTC) are leading the shortlist for the 2017 Publican Awards with six nominations apiece.

The awards will take place in March at Battersea Evolution
Drink-driving limit

Transport secretary rejects calls to lower drink-drive limit

Transport secretary Chris Grayling has rejected calls to cut the blood alcohol limit from 80mg per 100ml to 50mg, according to reports.


"Wonderful gesture" - London pub offers free dinner to the lonely at Christmas

A London pub has announced it will offer a free full turkey dinner and a beer to anyone alone at Christmas.


Heineken launches new 'wild' lager H41 in the UK

Heineken has announced the launch of H41, a new lager made with 'wild' yeast from Patagonia, into the UK on-trade. 

Competition in association with Pernod Ricard UK

Win up to £2,500 worth of Pernod Ricard UK stock

Pubs and bars have the opportunity to win up to £2,500 worth of premium alcohol products in an exclusive, festive Pernod Ricard UK competition in association with The Morning Advertiser


Viewers react to ITV pubs documentary

Last night's ITV documentary, Tonight: The Great British Pub Revolution covered the various issues facing the pub industry. Here are your thoughts on the show

Pest control

Mouse spotted in JDW pub

Pest-control operators were called to a JDW pub in Kent after a mouse was seen scurrying across the floor.


The Apprentice jumps on the gin bandwagon

BBC television programme The Apprentice centred its latest episode, aired last night (Thursday 8 December) around the production and marketing of gin.


‘We're going to take X Factor on and be Christmas no 1’: pub takes on challenge with festive video

A pub that made a Christmas music video featuring its ‘oldest’ regular customer is hoping to reach Christmas no.1 this year

Designated Driver

How Scotland’s drink-drive law has changed pubs

Scotland’s lower drink drive limits have had a profound effect on the pub trade, leaving a significant amount of sites with a decline in trade. Has this led to a crisis or opened up opportunities for change? Phil Mellows reports


Hairy Bikers’ Dave Myers becomes British Guild of Beer Writers’ first honorary member

The Hairy Bikers’ Dave Myers has been made the first honorary member of the British Guild of Beer Writers

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