All news articles for May 2021

Drinks poured: some 3m pints of beer are expected to be served on the first day pubs can reopen inside (image: Getty/Wasan Tita)

45,000 pubs expected to reopen for indoor service

By Nikkie Thatcher

Some 45,000 pubs are estimated to reopen to trade inside from Monday 17 May, serving 3m pints, leaving 2,000 unable to open their doors due to limited space, one trade body has predicted.

Pub politics: ''To be elected mayor of Goole is testament to how well Chris understands the town and what the community cares about,' Hawthorn CEO Mark Davies said of Goole's new mayor Chris Bailey (pictured)

Pub operator elected mayor of Goole

By Stuart Stone

A Hawthorn pub operator has been elected mayor of the port, market town and civil parish of Goole in East Riding of Yorkshire.

Pub goer resilience: 'I've looked at some of the figures thinking, ‘really?’ the weather was pretty cold – ‘where's that come from?’, Clive Watson says

'Change in emphasis' to boost City Pub Group expansion

By Stuart Stone

City Pub Group’s executive chairman, Clive Watson, explains that the operator’s definition of ‘high quality’ pub opportunities has changed slightly as the Group emerges from lockdown.

The Morning Advertiser Lock In podcast episode 25

The Lock In Podcast

The Lock In Podcast: In, out, shake it all about

By Ed Bedington

With reopening just days away, the Lock In team get to grips with the challenges operators will be facing when it comes to opening up indoors under restrictions. We get extra input from special guests Andy Grimsey from Poppleston Allen, who shares insight...