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Coronavirus update for pubs – spring bank holiday weekend

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Spring bank holiday weekend news bulletin for pubs

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's editor Ed Bedington reviews the biggest news stories from the pub sector after another week in lockdown ahead of the spring bank holiday weekend.

Key to community: the Rose & Crown lockdown shop is a success

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Lockdown shop is a hit with locals

By Ed Bedington

Pubs continue to adapt and evolve in a bid to survive the current coronavirus crisis. The Morning Advertiser visited the Rose & Crown in Cuckfield, West Sussex, to find out how new licensee James Clark has turned his once-thriving local into a real...

Coronavirus update for pubs weekend of 16-17 May

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Weekend news bulletin for pubs - 16 and 17 May

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's editor Ed Bedington reviews the biggest news stories from the pub sector after another week in lockdown ahead of the weekend of 16 and 17 May.

How can you maintain a pub's value?

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Size matters in the new normal

By Ed Bedington

Space and rural location is going to be key when it comes to maintaining property values in a post-lockdown world, a leading property expert has claimed.

How should I reopen my pub?

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Preparation is key for reopening

By Ed Bedington

Pubs need to prepare carefully and think about updating their range in the run-up to reopening their operations, experts have advised.

Lawson Mountstevens Star Pubs & Bars coronavirus

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Pub boss calls for more support

By Ed Bedington

Further grant support from the Government will be needed if pubs are to open under any kind of restrictions, according to one of the UK’s leading pub company bosses.

Neil McDonnell, Hickory’s Smokehouse criticises insurance companies amid coronavirus

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‘Insurance companies have been a disgrace’

By Ed Bedington

Insurance has been the biggest headache for operator Neil McDonnell of Hickory’s Smokehouse in Chester. He told The Morning Advertiser how he was dealing with the issue when we visited him.

James Cuthbertson the Lockhart Tavern Haywards Heath

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‘We’re not all in the same boat’

By Ed Bedington

It’s been more than five weeks since the Prime Minister told UK pubs to close. The Morning Advertiser went back to visit James Cuthbertson, operator of the Lockhart Tavern in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, to see how it was adapting to the ongoing situation.

Coronavirus update for pubs weekend of 2-3 May

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Weekend news bulletin for pubs - 2 and 3 May

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's editor Ed Bedington reviews the biggest news stories from the pub sector after another week in lockdown ahead of the weekend of 2 and 3 May.

Top title: the Cott Inn, run by Mark Annear, was crowned Great British Pub of the Year at the 2019 awards

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Keeping the Cott on the landscape

By Ed Bedington

An award-winning operator has seen his year of success derailed because of the coronavirus crisis lockdown but is determined to keep his pub at the heart of its community.

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