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CMA greenlights revised £403m Heineken deal to buy Punch pubs

The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has accepted proposals from Heineken to address concerns that its purchase of 1,900 Punch Taverns – worth £403m in cash – would undermine competition in certain areas.

Carefully assessed: Heineken's proposals to address CMA concerns have been accepted

TripAdvisor quick to remove review about ‘swearing pub chef’

A critical review of a pub on TripAdvisor has been removed in double-quick time, appearing to fly in the face of the typical experience of many licensees who struggle to get reviews removed.

Top restaurant chef Dom Robinson to open gastropub

Highly acclaimed restaurant chef Dom Robinson, who has worked in some of the world’s most prestigious venues, is to open a new gastropub in Berkshire.

Brits’ taste for Cognac on the rise

Cognac exports have reached their highest ever levels, with British businesses growing their share of take up.

Over 55s staying away from the pub and drinking at home

Over 55s are more likely to drink at home instead of going to a traditional British pub, new YouGov research has claimed in its Getting in-home drinkers to go out report.

Critics shame pub food as unhealthy

Pubs have been criticised for supplying unhealthy food to children that falls “far behind” the standards of the retail sector.

Beer & Cider Marketing Awards 2017 shortlist

The shortlist for the Beer & Cider Marketing Awards 2017 has finally been revealed, after weeks of arduous judging by category experts.

St Austell Brewery reveals new beer bottle designs

Cornish brewery St Austell has unveiled revamped designs for its bottled beer range. 

8 problems only bar staff will understand

Bar staff can be put through the mill at times, having to deal with rude customers, expected to create miracles and all with a smile on their face.

Name of the game: evolution of pub entertainment

Once upon a time, not so long ago, all pubs needed to do to entertain their punters was have a dartboard, a pool table and perhaps a fruit machine tucked away in the corner with some ballads playing in the background.

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Buckinghamshire Aylesbury: The Rockwood

£8,250.00 - Tenancy

Tenancy Opportunity - Rockwood, Aylesbury Develop an all-day food and drink offer at this popular town centre pub...

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