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Licensee Shaun Newnham: 'The same council that benefits from two of the most well-known music festivals is destroying the live music activities of outlets on the island'

Make Some Noise: "We appealed against 'barely audible' condition and it was tightened to 'inaudible'"

An Isle of Wight publican has hit out at his local council forcing music in his bar to be “inaudible”, after he appealed against an existing condition on his licence.

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Spirits are part of the answer to a vibrant and profitable on-trade, yet many pubs are missing out on their potential, according to Miles Beale, chief executive of the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA).

Arkell’s launches beer to celebrate WWI centenary

Arkell’s has brewed a new commemorative beer for the Royal British Legion as part of the WWI 100th anniversary this year.

Fleurets warns of 'lack of transparency' in rental market

New lettings can often lack transparency and are not representative of the “true market” Fleurets, the leisure property specialist has warned lessees.

Hawthorn Leisure completes Nectar deal

Hawthorn Leisure, the May Capital-backed group, has completed the acquisition of Nectar Taverns, the operator of 25 pubs in the north west, in a deal understood to be valued at £10m.

Suffolk licensees fear trade drop after Hurricane Gonzalo hits region

Suffolk publicans are concerned about a drop in trade due to flooding, as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo sweeps across the region.

Deals worth £90m highlight strength of London market

The increasing strength of the property market in London has led to the completion of three deals with a combined value of just under £90m.

Deregulation of entertainment likely for Spring

The Government’s proposals to relax live music licensing laws for pubs are set to come into effect next Spring.

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