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Masons Dry Yorkshire Gin celebrates triple-digit growth for third time

Masons Dry Yorkshire Gin has achieved a 100% increase in sales since last year, meaning the company has accomplished a triple digit growth for the third year in a row. 

The company sold £1.23m of gin last year
Interior Design

Top pub interior design trends for 2017

12-Jan-2017 - Theatre, entertainment, escapism, wellbeing and sociability are all set to be major inspirations for design in 2017. 

All-day trading

How pubs are changing to widen their appeal

11-Jan-2017 - With consumers turning away in droves from traditional pub offers at traditional times, it is little wonder that the UK’s pub closure rate still stands at around 21 casualties a...

Christmas

Christmas trading boom for pubs

09-Jan-2017 - Christmas trading was above expectations for pubs last year with many, reporting sales had increased significantly compared to the same period in 2015.

My Pub

My Pub: GBPA Winner The Bull, Ditchling, East Sussex

04-Jan-2017 - Set in the heart of East Sussex, the Bull has come a long way in the past 14 years. Now crowned Great British Pub of the Year 2016, this historic pub is, according...

Community

Heineken campaign to reinforce pubs' community role

22-Dec-2016 - Heineken has joined forces with a national poetry champion to shine a light on the important role pubs play in building community spirit. 

Beer

Camerons brewery launches Motörhead beer collaboration

20-Dec-2016 - Camerons brewery has launched a new beer, Röad Crew, as part of a collaboration with heavy metal band Motörhead

Historic Pub

Historic pub named among 21 'most fascinating' places to visit in England

20-Dec-2016 - A Grade II-listed pub is among 21 of the ‘most fascinating’ places to visit in country, according to a Historic England guide.

Hangover Cures

Top 10 strangest hangover cures from around the world

20-Dec-2016 - This week, Ebookers has put together 100 Hangover Cures from Around the World. While this couldn’t be a more perfect time to discover alternative methods to soothe that dreaded hangover,...

Charity

PubAid urges pubs to join World’s Biggest Pub Quiz

19-Dec-2016 - PubAid is urging operators to take part in the World’s Biggest Pub Quiz after announcing a collaboration with Prostate Cancer UK last week.

Charity

Pubs, bars and breweries doing their bit for charity

19-Dec-2016 - The heroic pubs. bars and breweries doing their bit for charity this month.

Pubs

Wet-led sites fall by 2.1% in the last year

15-Dec-2016 - The number of wet-led sites has fallen by 2.1% in the past 12 months compared to the more marginal decrease in the number of food-led premises (0.4%) latest research has revealed.

Micropub

Couple set up micropub with Government-backed funds

13-Dec-2016 - A couple have set up the first micropub in the village of Whiston in Knowsley, Merseyside, though a Government-backed scheme. 

Christmas

Pub donates Christmas meals for the elderly to combat loneliness

12-Dec-2016 - A Durham pub has joined forces with a charity for older people to give away Christmas dinners in a bid to banish loneliness.

Charity

The Licensed Trade Charity calls for volunteers for befriender scheme

06-Dec-2016 - The Licensed Trade Charity (LTC) has called for volunteers to help with its telephone befriender scheme as the waiting list rises to 21 people hoping to get a regular call.

Charity

Licensee strips off for charity calendar

06-Dec-2016 - A Draycott licensee has taken his kit off with another member of staff and customers in a bid to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

My Pub

My Pub: the Plume of Feathers

05-Dec-2016 - Richard Slingsby joined forces with Bob the Builder and Men Behaving Badly actor Neil Morrissey to launch the With Neil Morrissey Pub Company. Here, Slingby explains why their first venue,...

Technology

Technology: Why up-to-date EPoS systems can benefit your pub

29-Nov-2016 - It may seem a big ask for pub and bar operators to keep up with the pace of technological improvements and developments when it comes to EPoS systems, but the...

Charity

Three Cheers Pub Co vows to “change children’s lives” with Christmas charity campaign

29-Nov-2016 - Three Cheers Pub Co. has launched a Christmas campaign to urge customers to donate £1 to “change a child’s life”.

Charity

Charity calls on pubs to donate on #givingtuesday

28-Nov-2016 - A campaign to raise awareness for the annual day of giving is calling on pubs across the nation to get involved and a founder of the initiative called pub customers...

Gallery

Gallery: operators doing their bit for charity

23-Nov-2016 - The Morning Advertiser takes a look at the heroic operators raising money for chairty.

Staycations

'Staycations': Why British holidaymakers are choosing to stay in a pub

23-Nov-2016 - British holidaymakers are abandoning overseas travel in favour of ‘staycations’, which spells good news for pubs. 

Bar talk

Bar talk: How do you make the most of Christmas at the pub

22-Nov-2016 - The festive season will be here before you know it and licensees revealed their plans for this Christmas at the pub.

Night Tube

Northern line extension to Night Tube services will give ‘extra boost’ to late-night business

18-Nov-2016 - London pub operators and trade members have welcomed the opening of an additional Night Tube service this weekend, saying it will deliver ‘greater access’ and give an ‘extra boost’ to...

PUBCO NEWS

Top 100 pub and bar companies see 30% turnover growth

15-Nov-2016 - Turnover for the UK’s top 100 pub and bar companies has risen by 30% since the 2008 economic recession, new data reveals.