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JD Wetherspoon apologises to 'disgusted' customer for 'half' eaten dish

JD Wetherspoon has apologised for not replacing a woman’s dish that had been already partially eaten by another customer. 

The Half Moon Inn has issued an apology since the incident occurred on Monday (9 January) (Image: Facebook)

JDW apologises for wrongly ejecting disabled customer

09-Jan-2017 - JDW has apologised to a multiple sclerosis (MS) sufferer after one of its doorstaff threw him out after accusing him of being drunk.


December 2016 pub openings

03-Jan-2017 - The Morning Advertiser takes a look at new openings and pub facelifts in the last month of 2016.


2017 predictions: JDW boss slams BBPA Brexit warnings

16-Dec-2016 - JD Wetherspoon boss Tim Martin has hit back at BBPA chief executive Brigid Simmonds following her claims that Brexit and its consequences will be the main challenge for the sector...

Pest control

Mouse spotted in JDW pub

08-Dec-2016 - Pest-control operators were called to a JDW pub in Kent after a mouse was seen scurrying across the floor.


'Taxes killing pubs while supermarkets surge'

22-Nov-2016 - Two taxes in particular are killing pubs according to Tim Martin: business rates and VAT. Here the JD Wetherspoon chairman has his say on the situation... 

JDW vs Travellers

JDW agrees £44k settlement for travellers refused entry to pub

18-Nov-2016 - Travellers who were controversially refused entry to one of JD Wetherspoon’s London pubs in November 2011 have reached an out-of-court settlement with the pub giant.


Wetherspoon closure 'due to outbreak of diarrhoea'

11-Nov-2016 - JDW pub, the Opera House, in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, was forced to close yesterday due to a suspected norovirus outbreak.


JDW boss: Under-18s drinking in pubs could help to stop binge drinking

08-Nov-2016 - JDW boss Tim Martin has said 16 and 17-year-olds being able to legally drink in pubs could help prevent binge drinking.


JD Wetherspoon boss attacks 'bullying and hectoring' European leaders

02-Nov-2016 - JD Wetherspoon (JDW) boss Tim Martin has accused EU leaders of “bullying” the UK following the country’s decision to leave the union. 


JDW developing one of the largest sites in the UK

02-Nov-2016 - Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has invested £4.5m into a large site in Ramsgate, Kent including one of the biggest pubs in the nation.


Gallery: Pub openings October 2016

01-Nov-2016 - The Morning Advertiser looks at new openings and renovations in October.

JD Wetherspoon

JD Wetherspoon and Punch push for greater food sustainability

06-Oct-2016 - JD Wetherspoon (JDW) and Punch have signed up to the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA)’s Food Made Good scheme.


JDW to sell a further five pubs

30-Sep-2016 - JD Wetherspoon has appointed property agents CBRE and Savills to sell a further five of its pubs. 


Gallery: Pub openings September 2016

29-Sep-2016 - The Morning Advertiser takes a look at the sites which have opened and been refurbished this month.


JDW boss to offer zero-hours staff guaranteed contracts

12-Sep-2016 - JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has become the latest big name to offer staff on zero-hours contracts the opportunity to work guaranteed hours.


Stonegate has exchanged on a package of 10 JD Wetherspoon pubs

08-Sep-2016 - The package comprises pubs in High Wycombe; North Finchley; Torquay; Berwick; Walton-on-Thames; Banbury; Cheadle Hulme; Hull; Reading and Newquay.


Pub openings August 2016

30-Aug-2016 - The Morning Advertiser takes a look at pubs which have been refurbished and reopened in August.


Second Wetherspoon pub plan in city refused

24-Aug-2016 - A second Wetherspoon pub in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, has been refused for the second time in less than a year.

Dress code

Customer 'rejected' from new Wetherspoon for wearing a tracksuit

15-Aug-2016 - A new JDW pub in Chatham, Kent, has been slammed on social media for asking customers wearing tracksuit bottoms and hats to leave.

Health and safety

'Infested' JD Wetherspoon pub will not reopen

01-Aug-2016 - A Wetherspoon's pub that closed last month (July) due to a “pest infestation” will not reopen, the pubco has announced.

Pub openings

Pub openings July 2016

28-Jul-2016 - The Morning Advertiser takes a look at pubs reopened and renovated in July 2016.


JD Wetherspoon slammed for pint price hikes on matchdays

27-Jul-2016 - JD Wetherspoon has defended upping prices of a pint at pubs near football grounds on matchdays.

Health and safety

'Pest infestation' forces Wetherspoon's to shut

21-Jul-2016 - The William White pub in Nuneaton has closed its doors following a pest control problem - but pubco JD Wetherspoon is unsure when the pub will reopen.


Wetherspoons airport pub wins 'best in the world'

04-Jul-2016 - A Wetherspoon airport pub has been named as the best in the world at the Food & Beverage (FAB) awards in Geneva.