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East Anglia is a blend of bustling market towns, idyllic coastal villages and farming heritage

Regional focus on...East Anglia

By Stuart Stone

Our regional focus on East Anglia takes a look at the best pubs available in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire

Rethink: SBPA says a pubs code in Scotland would cost jobs, investment and opportunities

SBPA warns against proposals to introduce a pubs code in Scotland

By Georgina Townshend

The Scottish Beer & Pub Association have called for a "rethink" on the proposed bill which would establish a pubs code in Scotland, saying that if successful, it would "cost jobs, investment and opportunities, while punishing tied-pubs...

Copyright conditions: having a TV in your pub may cause licensing issues

MA500

Is your pub’s TV breaking the law?

By Nicholas Robinson

Operators are breaking copyright laws by allowing customers to watch non-live programmes in their pubs, MA500 delegates heard at a conference in Cambridge today (8 February).

Keep safe: pubs and bars will be offering free drink drug testing kits

Pilot drug testing scheme at pubs

By Georgina Townshend

Following on from the highly successful ‘Ask for Angela’ scheme, 10 pubs and bars have joined the #notinmydrink campaign to raise awareness of drink spiking - and will be able to test drinks for the presence of drugs.

Enormous experience: Lord Kennedy is the former vice-chairman of the all-party parliamentary beer-group

National Pubwatch appoints new honorary president

By Stuart Stone

Lord Roy Kennedy of Southwark has been appointed as the new National Pubwatch honorary president after many years of working closely with the pub and hospitality trade in his role as a Labour vice-chairman of the all-party parliamentary beer group.