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Ground-breaking move means Cheltenham late-night levy will be canned

Cheltenham Borough Council has decided to scrap its late-night levy in favour of a business improvement district (BID), a decision that is the first of its kind.

First of its kind: the late-night levy U-turn has been welcomed

CAMRA reformist trio up for election to its national executive

In a bid to push through radical reforms within the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), three former members of the Revitalisation Project are standing for election to the organisation's national executive.

Dark Star to open fifth site

Brewer and pub operator Dark Star Brewing Co will open its fifth site in Crawley, West Sussex.

Licensees 'holding off taking any action' over rates uncertainty

Confusion over whether pubs will be entitled to transitional business rates relief has meant that licensees do not know what action to take from April.

Number of pubs showing illegal Sky continues to decline

The number of pubs showing Sky illegally is decreasing, the broadcaster’s head of commercial piracy has confirmed.


Look to Dubai for inspiration says brand expert

Operators need to look further afield than the UK, creative expert and founder of Keane Brands Aidan Keane told delegates at The Morning Advertiser’s MA500 event in Birmingham earlier this month (16 February).

Fuller's head brewer: reimagining London pride for a new generation

Pubco and brewer Fuller's has just released a new, kegged and unfiltered version of its reputable London Pride ale. Can it live up to its much-loved cask counterpart?

Marketing expert helps save 267-year-old pub

A village collective led by local marketing professional Lucy Boyes has saved a 267-year-old pub in Norton Lindsey, Warwickshire, after developers proposed turning the building into housing.

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Norfolk: The Hunny Bell

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A unique, long term tenancy opportunity to operate an extremely attractive country pub in North Norfolk – No...