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Killer clowns: Plymouth pubs urged to ban costumes

Pubs and clubs in Plymouth are being urged to ban customers wearing killer clown costumes this Halloween

Killer clowns: should licensees ban them?

Campaigners demand city-wide pub protection for Brighton

Campaigners trying to save a Brighton freehouse that was turned into a furniture shop 'overnight' have called on the local council to protect the city’s pubs


Gaming machines consultation: ALMR to push for 'more attractive offer'

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers has said it will call for a 'more attractive offer' on gaming machines in pubs as part of Government consultation on the issue


CAMRA Revitalisation: survey for licensees released

As part of its Revitalisation project, the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has released a survey for licensees on consumer attitudes to beer.

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Global Brands hits out at ASA's ruling on Hooch

Global Brands has hit out at a ruling by the advertising watchdog to ban an ad that formed part of its Hooch #OutrageouslyRefreshing campaign


Publicans' daughter wins Great British Bake Off

The daughter of licensee parents, Candice Brown, has won the BBC light entertainment show, the Great British Bake Off.


16 of the world’s best beers revealed

A staggering 16 beers have been recognised by the International Wine and Spirit Challenge (IWSC) group as the world’s best


Ghouls, spice and everything nice: how to boost your drinks offer this Halloween

As one in four of 18 to 24-year-olds plan to spend Halloween in a pub, here are a few tips to drive wet sales this weekend.


New Chivas blend to tap into cocktail market

By featuring distinctive flavours from five Speyside malt whiskys, Chivas Regal is hoping to tap into the cocktail market


Bulmers to return bottling to Herefordshire

As the 2016 harvest rolls in at the cider mill in Ledbury, the bottling of Bulmers ciders has returned to its original home in Hereford