All news articles for January 2018

Blue Monday: the Bucket List attempted to cheer people up with its fake parking tickets (Image: Google Maps)

Pub claims 'fake parking ticket' campaign was a success

By Georgina Townshend

A pub has apologised for any offence caused after it placed fake parking tickets on cars around the site advertising 50% off its new menu but claims although it was a "headache", it was also a success.

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

By Stuart Stone

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?

Super Bowl LII: Last season's winners, the New England Patriots, will contest Super Bowl 52 against the Philadelphia Eagles

Born in the USA: how pubs can cash in on American football

By Stuart Stone

The National Football League is becoming big business on this side of the Atlantic and you don’t have to be ‘like, really smart’ to see the American game is only going to get bigger and better on these shores

A new look? CAMRA to ask members if they're happy with proposals

CAMRA ‘widens scope’ to cover all beers and outlets

By Nicholas Robinson

Beer and cider campaign group the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) will aim to broaden its reach to cover all “quality” beer and cider types, and will move its focus from traditional pubs to more on-trade outlets.

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

7 alternatives to plastic straws

By Nicholas Robinson

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.

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

My Pub: The King Arthur, Worcestershire

By Phil Dixon

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...

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

Big brewers announce 2018 price hikes

By Nikkie Sutton

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.

Final four: the remaining teams in contention for this year's Super Bowl will be determined on Sunday night

The NFL’s final four fight to reach Super Bowl LII

By Stuart Stone

Make the most of this Sunday night’s American football action as the New England Patriots, Jacksonville Jaguars, Philadelphia Eagles and Minnesota Vikings contest divisional finals to reach this year’s 52nd Super Bowl in Minneapolis.