Campaigners trying to set up a new pub in Brighton have admitted defeat despite raising £150,000 through crowdfunding, attracting the support of local MP Caroline Lucas and gaining the backing of the lease-holding brewery.
What can a pub do if travellers or squatters simply turn up and camp outside the premises? Any unlawful occupation can be distressing and stressful, but under common law the land owner has a right to evict people to regain possession.
Pub names are part of the social fabric of Britain. But have you ever wondered why your local is called what it is or why its name may have changed over the years? Here, we take a look at the stories behind the names