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Molson Coors: ‘a responsibility to support pubs’

Beer distributor and brewer Molson Coors has promised to uphold its support to help save the 'Great' British pub after launching a new campaign last week.

Save the pub: Martyn Cozens on Molson Coors' campaign

HRH Prince of Wales tours Wadworth brewery

20-Mar-2017 - Wadworth brewery in Devizes welcomed HRH The Prince of Wales on Friday (17 March) to celebrate the Prince’s initiative, Pub is the Hub.

Stonegate thanks staff for awards win with food and drink discount

19-Mar-2017 - Employees at pubco Stonegate will share in the success of the company’s double win at The Publican Awards as the employer is giving them 50% off all food and drink...

Publican Awards Winners: Business Leader of the Year sponsored by Poppleston Allen - Peter Borg-Neal

16-Mar-2017 - An intense focus on quality shines through in the career of Peter Borg-Neal, the founder and chief executive of Oakman Inns. 

Publican Awards Winners: Best Pub Brand / Concept sponsered by Asahi - The Botanist

16-Mar-2017 - In the space of five years the Botanist has gone from being the latest spark of invention from the Living Ventures stable to an established brand with national coverage, and...

Publican Awards Winners: Best Operations Team, sponsored by Farm Frites - New World Trading Company

16-Mar-2017 - New World Trading Company (NWTC) completed its buyout from Living Ventures in June last year. The business has already grown from 14 sites and revenues of £30m through to 16...

Publican Awards Winners: Best New Pub / Bar sponsored by Heineken - The Club House, New World Trading Company

16-Mar-2017 - Looking like it’s dropped straight from the east coast of the United States of America, and rising up from the shops, flats and restaurants that make up Liverpool One, the...

Publican Awards Winners: Outstanding Industry Contribution sponsored by The Morning Advertiser - Stephen Goodyear

16-Mar-2017 - The pub trade is going to miss Stephen Goodyear – in the unlikely event that following his retirement last summer he is actually going to go away.

Publican Awards Winners: Responsible Retailer of the Year sponsored by Drinkaware - Novus Leisure

16-Mar-2017 - Novus Leisure has 40 sites across the UK, which are largely London-based. These encompass a number of brands including Tiger Tiger as well as a number of individual concept sites.

Publican Awards Winners: Best Premium Food Offer, sponsored by McCain - Bel & The Dragon

16-Mar-2017 - You won’t find a burger on the menu at any of Bel & The Dragon’s food-led pubs. Or bangers and mash for that matter. 

Publican Awards Winners: Best Food Offer, sponsored by CGA Strategy - Cheshire Cat

16-Mar-2017 - Pioneering food couple Tim Bird and Mary McLaughlin have used their vast experience in the foodservice sector to build their growing fleet of seven food-led pubs.

Publican Awards Winners: Best Late Night Operator, sponsored by Jagermeister - Stonegate

16-Mar-2017 - Stonegate operates 72 businesses under its late night ‘venues’ division, encompassing brands such as PopWorld, Missoula, Reflex and Flares as well as many unbranded sites, such as the massively popular...

Publican Awards Winners: Best Value Food Offer, sponsored by the Bar & Pub Show - Sonnet 43 Brewpubs

16-Mar-2017 - Tavistock Hospitality operates five Sonnet 43 sites across the north-east, selling extremely well-priced dishes cooked with fresh, locally-sourced produce.

Publican Awards: Pictures from the night

16-Mar-2017 - More than 1,000 people attended this year's Publican Awards, enjoying the glitz and glamour of the annual black-tie event.

Publican Awards: Pictures of the winners

16-Mar-2017 - Here are all the winners collecting their trophies from awards host Jonathan Ross at this week's Publican Awards.

NWTC sweeps board at Publican Awards

15-Mar-2017 - The New World Trading Company (NWTC) swept the board across six categories to dominate the prestigious Publican Awards.

Publican Awards 2017: as it happened...

15-Mar-2017 - The Publican Awards 2017 is over for another year, and what a night it was. There were laughs, shocks, and shots aplenty at Battersea Evolution last night – let’s take...

Publican Awards Winners: Best Tenanted/Leased Pub Company (201+ sites), sponsored by Kuehne & Nagel - Greene King Pub Partners

15-Mar-2017 - There’s a real sense of drive within the Greene King Pub Partners team, and judges felt there was real evidence of a shift in tone when it came to operator...

Publican Awards Winners: Best Tenanted/Leased Pub Company (up to 200 sites), sponsored by Sky - Everards

15-Mar-2017 - Everards is a traditional multi-generational family brewer with a large regional estate of more than 170 pubs, centred mainly in the Midlands, but with an estate stretching to a 70-mile...

Publican Awards Winners: Best Community Pub Operator, sponsored by Britvic - Oakman Inns & Restaurants

15-Mar-2017 - This award is the third victory in this category for the excellent Oakman Inns & Restaurants which continues to push industry boundaries with its community engagement ideas and positioning.

Publican Awards Winners: Best Brewing Pub Company, sponsored by MCA - North Bar/North Brewing Co

15-Mar-2017 - North Brewing – a 15-brewer’s barrel (15-bbl) brewing operation in an industrial estate on the fringe of Leeds – has evolved out of the operator, North Bar, which has seven...

Publican Award Winners: Best Drinks Offer, sponsored by Coca-Cola European Partners - New World Trading Company

15-Mar-2017 - A phenomenal and varied drinks offer that deep-dives into every category, along with increased sales and perfectly manicured sites, gave the New World Trading Company (NWTC) the upper hand in...

Publican Award Winners: Best Managed Pub Company (2-50 sites), sponsored by Molson Coors - New World Trading Company

15-Mar-2017 - It’s been a big year for the New World Trading Company (NWTC), which not only broke away from parent company Living Ventures in 2016, but opened five new sites, launching a...

Publican Award Winners: Best Managed Pub Company (51+ sites), sponsored by CPL Training Group - Stonegate Pub Company

15-Mar-2017 - Stonegate Pub Company, the managed operator with about 700 pubs in its estate, stood out for its continually evolving people-led culture and its ability to operate numerous different and successful...

Publican Award Winners: Best Pub Employer (500+ employees), sponsored by AB InBev - New World Trading Company

15-Mar-2017 - It has been another fast-paced 12 months for the dynamic New World Trading Company (NWTC), which saw the former Living Ventures-backed group acquired by Graphite Capital, open five new bars...