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Up to councils: the BBPA has urged local authorities to help pubs with funding where they can but said more Government support was needed

Councils urged to 'use discretion' to help pubs

By Emily Hawkins

Clarity on whether local authorities can use an additional funding pot to help pub businesses with rateable values over £51,000 has brought little respite for those who initially missed out on grant help.

Breathing space: the lease forfeiture and debt enforcement moratorium has been extended to 30 September and a code of practice on rent has been published

Moratorium extended as rent code published

By Emily Hawkins

The lease forfeiture and debt enforcement moratorium has been extended into the autumn, meaning pubs continue to be protected from eviction threats.

Restart schedule: Oakman Inns CEO Peter Borg-Neal has outlined why he has decided to open on 4 July

Oakman Inns ‘already fully booked on 4 July’

By Nikkie Thatcher

Multiple operator Oakman Inns has received thousands more people viewing its website and bookings have soared, CEO Peter Borg-Neal told The Morning Advertiser (MA).

Coronavirus update for pubs 20 and 21 June

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Weekend news bulletin for pubs – 20 and 21 June

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's editor Ed Bedington reviews the biggest news stories from the pub sector after another week in lockdown without an update from the Government on reopening guidelines.

Impossible to reopen: one publican said he felt there was 'no light at the end of the tunnel' with theatre lovers reluctant to return

Theatre pubs 'stepping into the unknown'

By Emily Hawkins

Theatre pubs are facing an existential threat as the possibility of reopening this summer looks slim, operators have told The Morning Advertiser (MA).

How can pubs continue to provide live entertainment?

The show must go on...

By Ed Bedington

Live entertainment has long been a pub sector staple, and although lockdown is still underway operators are continuing to find ways to entertain punters.

Two-week countdown: 'with so much still unknown, all we can do is sit tight and get ready for the day we've been waiting for,' Sacha Lord says

Opinion

The final countdown

By Sacha Lord, night-time economy adviser for Greater Manchester

We are now just over two weeks away from the 4 July - a date etched in our minds as when we might finally be able to reopen our doors to the public.

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