All news articles for January 2020

Roll with it: the Great Sausage Roll Off started in 2013

Great Sausage Roll Off returns for 2020

By Nikkie Thatcher

The iconic Great Sausage Roll Off competition is back for the eighth year in a row, held by licensees Claire Morgan and Angus McKean, at Fuller’s pub the Red Lion in Barnes, Greater London.

Responsible adults: a JDW pub is encouraging a restricted booze rule for adults to reduce “unruly” child behaviour

JDW pub limits parents to two drinks

By Alice Leader

A JD Wetherspoon (JDW) pub is restricting parents to just two alcoholic drinks to prevent “unruly” behaviour by their children if left unsupervised.

Sport in 2020: a look ahead to a year of sport featuring this summer's Euro 2020 and Tokyo Olympics

Pubs preparing for 'another a bumper year of sport'

By Stuart Stone

Ahead of a huge year of sport in 2020, The Morning Advertiser spoke to pub operators and industry experts about the events they hope will boost their bottom line in the next 12 months.

Marginal rise: Marston’s sales rose slightly in the four months to mid-January 2020

Marston’s sees small rise in sales

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pubco and brewer Marston’s has reported a 1% increase in managed and franchise like-for-like sales growth for the 16 weeks to 18 January 2020.

Previous experience: Gareth Bath counts BrewDog and Chapel Down as former workplaces

Ex-BrewDog and Chapel Down boss joins Distill

By Nikkie Thatcher

Ex-BrewDog and Chapel Down managing director Gareth Bath has been appointed as the boss of Distill Ventures – a business that gives entrepreneurial companies a foot up in the hospitality world.

Brighton rocks: as one of the trendiest cities on the UK coast, Brighton & Hove is more than just a bastion of diversity

Regional report

Why owning a pub in Brighton rocks

By Michelle Perrett

Brighton and Hove has been known as a diverse and fun seaside city for many years and it also boasts a young population that supports a varied licensed trade

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