All news articles for July 2018

New opening: (left to right) Alastair Musgrave, Mary Stubbs, Julie Musgrave and Malcolm Harrison at the Greyhound

New pub village shop to cater for 'isolated residents'

By Stuart Stone

With the help of a £3,000 grant from Pub is the Hub, licensees Julie and Alastair Musgrave of the Greyhound Inn in Cotehill, Cumbria, were able to open a village shop on their premises after the previous one closed down.

Millennial appeal: could Love Island themed events help pubs target a younger audience?

Can pubs cash in on Love Island?

By Stuart Stone

Reality TV show Love Island has taken the nation by storm, with viewing figures peaking at close to 4m people this summer despite regular clashes with the World Cup.

Power of three: Tiny Rebel takes a big step into the gin world

Craft brewer Tiny Rebel launches three gins

By Nicholas Robinson

The Welsh craft beer brewer has taken its first steps into the gin world with the launch of three new gins, created to complement its existing beer range.

Young talent: GBPA Young Chef of the Year competition kicks off

Young Chef of the Year: what the chefs cooked

By Nicholas Robinson

Young chefs battled it out in an Oxfordshire kitchen earlier this month for the chance to be crowned the UK’s Young Chef of the Year at the John Smith’s Great British Pub Awards (GBPA).

Rule change: to become a member of SIBA, breweries must be British, independent and brew less than 1% of the UK beer market

Global breweries 'can no longer join SIBA'

By James Beeson

Global brewers competing against small independent producers will no longer be able to join the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), it has been announced.