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Health

Alcohol-related deaths: 'Will take time' to fall significantly

Pubs have been hailed for their role in promoting responsible drinking, and championed as helpful environments to reverse a long-term rise in alcohol-related deaths.

Alcohol-related deaths: 'Will take time' to fall significantly

‘Death threats’ force pub to remove foie gras from menu

A pub was forced to remove foie gras from its Valentine's Day menu after it claimed staff were threatened by 'vegan activists'.

Licensee accuses medical experts of 'eroding pub culture' after his takings drop 50% in January

Richard Hammond from the Queens Head Ampthill said the industry is 'constantly judged by the rotten 2%.'

PICTURES: Pub devastated by Boxing Day floods makes miraculous recovery

A pub devastated by the Boxing Day floods has reopened just five weeks later thanks to tireless work by its licensees and with help from the community.

Awards

Publican Awards judging day - when the winners were decided

The Judges’ Panel for finalists of Publican Awards 2016 took place at the Lancaster Hotel in London on February 8.

Two percent cut in alcohol duty will support on-trade, WSTA claims

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has called for the Government to back British distilleries and vineyards with a 2% alcohol duty cut in the March Budget, a move they claim will support the growing demand for wine and spirits in the on-trade.

Cask Marque hires female trade quality expert as beer assessor

Cask Marque has hired its second female assessor in the UK as it continues to promote beer quality in the on-trade.

Technology

Crowdfunding: How beer and pubs are getting involved

With operators in the world of beer and pubs starting to experiment with crowdfunding on significant levels, Pete Brown looks at the various models in common usage.

#DigiPubs

Targeting the social media scene

How to effectively use social media to promote your venue is often seen as the trickiest aspect of marketing. 

Valentine’s Day

Guzzler or a nibbler? How customers can ruin a date with a salad choice

Salad eating habits can tell you a lot about someone’s personality and gaining the skill to under that could come in handy this Valentine’s Day, research by Harvester has claimed.

Property of the week

Cumbria: The Butchers Arms

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