Property law

A tough trade: despite research showing the pub sector is expanding, licensees give their views on what’s going on behind closed doors

Why is the local pub still under threat?

By Alice Leader

Despite a busy year in the sector that has included highlights such as huge pub chain acquisitions, there are still concerns of how to uphold the traditional, British institution of the local pub.

Leeding the way: a great heritage, beautiful buildings and an amazing beer culture makes Leeds a place to visit and invest in

Regional Report

What makes Leeds a good place to own a pub?

By Michelle Perrett

Often described as the ‘unofficial capital of Yorkshire’, the UK’s third largest city is a northern powerhouse with a thriving economy.

Cut the red tape: groups want politicians to look into making the process of buying a community pub easier

Community pubs plea for recognition in election

By Emily Hawkins

Many community pubs act as a lifeline for residents of rural areas with little else around them. Ahead of the general election on 12 December, The Morning Advertiser asked the volunteers and publicans behind the bar at these sites what they would say...

Wilty pleasure: an in depth look at why Wiltshire may be the place for you

Regional Report

Why is Wiltshire a unique place to own a pub?

By Michelle Perrett

Even though its neighbours accept the plaudits when it comes to the West country, Wiltshire offers more than just beauty throughout its constituencies

Stranger things: sneaky thieves have helped themselves to an array of odd items

Strangest things stolen from pubs

By Alice Leader

An ambitious punter may think it’s a great idea to steal a souvenir as a stamp of a joyous night, but the word ‘souvenir’ may be up for debate here.

Property moves: which sites have been reopened, revamped or changed hands in the past week?

Property round-up

Mitchells & Butlers preparing Scottish expansion

By Stuart Stone

The operator of more than 1,700 managed sites, Mitchells & Butlers, is eyeing new sites in Scotland while Star Pubs & Bars, Shepherd Neame and Robinsons reveal revamped venues.

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