All news articles for December 2021

Desperate times: the Marina Fountain has had to diversify during the pandemic but fears the worst

Struggling pub forced to launch crowdfunding campaign

By Gary Lloyd

East Sussex pub, the Marina Fountain, has launched a GoFundMe campaign after the Omicron Covid variant, mixed messaging from the Government and a paltry grant allowance has left it in an “impossible situation”.

See in the new year: beers, spirits and an apertivo are the final new product launches of the year

The last new product launches of 2021

By Gary Lloyd

The final new products round-up of the year includes a new brewery named after Roger Daltrey’s fishing lakes releases six beers, rums from the amazing terroir of Grenada brought to the UK, whisky start-up Woven launches limited-edition collaboration spirit...

Doors shut: the figures found the number of pubs being converted or demolished was broadly in line with the previous two years (image: Getty/Pratchaya)

37 pubs a month ‘vanished’ in 2021

By Nikkie Thatcher

More than 400 pubs have disappeared from communities in England and Wales this year compared to a year earlier, figures have revealed.

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