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Cultural and economic assets: the Government has pledged to help protect Britain's music venues

Government backs 'agent of change' rollout

The pub industry has reacted positively to the news that an agent-of-change principle, protecting the UK’s live music venues from property developers, has received Government backing and will be written into planning law.

Cost increase: Molson Coors and AB InBev have announced price rises for this year

Big brewers announce 2018 price hikes

AB InBev and Molson Coors will raise beer prices to above inflation over the next 12 months, making some beers and ciders up to 3.9% more expensive than in 2017.

Committed: Punch is the latest pubco to turn its back on single-use straws

Punch becomes latest pubco to stop using straws

Punch has become the latest pubco to join the war against plastic straws by eliminating their use across its 70-strong retail pub estate, while encouraging its circa 1,200 leased and tenanted pubs to follow suit.

Straw debate: life is plastic, but it's not fantastic

7 alternatives to plastic straws

More pubs and their customers are speaking out against the use of plastic straws and seeking alternatives to the environmentally hazardous tubes we’ve, for decades, grown accustomed to drinking from.

Conversion chance: Rugby union fans make a real event of going to the pub with friends, especially when the Six Nations is taking place

Get on a winning streak: harnessing the Six Nations

This year’s Six Nations marks the 19th instalment of the competition in its current guise after Italy joined the Five Nations in the year 2000. As a staple in the sporting calendar, how can pub owners convert the championship into profits?

Long heritage: the King Arthur pub doesn't take plastic payment and only serves two beers

My Pub: The King Arthur, Worcestershire

A new pub that doesn’t take plastic payment and only serves two types of beer – it can only be a Bathams pub. The Morning Advertiser journeyed to the Black Country to see how the brewery, which trades on its long heritage, has taken what it does best...

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