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Good causes: lockdown restrictions permitting, the winners presented their charity partners with the donation from the Coca-Cola Community Pub Fund

GBPA winners donate £15k to good causes

By The Morning Advertiser

Winners of this year’s Great British Pub Awards (GBPA) Pub Heroes have donated thousands to charities, as part of funding provided by Coca-Cola.

Publican Awards: The MA is calling for stories of excellence to send the message that hospitality matters.

Publican Awards aims to celebrate sector

By The Morning Advertiser

The coronavirus crisis has battered our sector, yet companies have remained resilient and strong, supporting their teams and customers. The Morning Advertiser (MA) aims to celebrate this with the launch of the Publican Awards.

Live updates: latest on the Government's pub-related coronavirus restrictions

lockdown live

Prime Minister pledges cash for wet pubs

By Emily Hawkins

Most areas in England will be placed into tier two measures this week while pubs in a number of areas must remain closed under the strictest rules.

Tall order: the prestigious accolades are awarded to those who have made achievements in public life and committed themselves to serving and helping the country

Pub trade recognised in Queen’s honours list

By Nikkie Thatcher

A number of on-trade figures, including a Great British Pub Awards finalist, have been recognised among celebrities, hospital workers and footballers in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for their services to the industry and community.

Confidence hit: operators have shared their stories of reduced trade after new restrictions

'Not sure we'll make it to spring'

By Emily Hawkins

Publicans have said they experienced some of their worst trading days on record at the weekend after stricter coronavirus measures came into force.

Operator view: 'the badly operated businesses won’t suddenly become sensible operators until 10pm every day'

opinion

'Guests as safe at 11pm as as at noon'

By Cheryl Hickman, the Bull at Barton Mills, Suffolk

We have been following all of the guidance to keep our team and customers safe from the beginning. We’ve faced abuse from people who think it’s all a load or rubbish and had to turn people away that refused to give details - not by law, by choice.

New term, new normal: how are pubs anticipating students returning to university? (images: L-R, N Chadwick, Geograph; Stephen Boisvert, Flickr; Lisa Jarvis, Geograph)

Analysis

Students 'frustrated' with nights out ending at the pub

By Emily Hawkins

Online classes and regular coronavirus testing are not the only changes for students heading back to university this autumn, with clubs closed for the foreseeable future and new laws limiting social gatherings.

Three steps: simple ways to watch this year's GBPAs

Watch: The Great British Pub Awards – Pub Heroes

How to watch the GBPAs for free

By Nicholas Robinson

The finalists have been announced, the votes cast and we’re ready to reveal the Pub Heroes of this year’s Great British Pub Awards (GBPA).

Booming market: 'Low2NoBev2021 has been developed to provide unrivalled insight into the business benefits of getting the right products on the drinks menu,' William Reed's Dan Dixon said

Low2NoBev2021 dates and venue revealed

By MA Editorial

Trade show Low2NoBev2021 has been developed to help drive the low and no alcohol sector forward through immersive experiences, insights and thought leadership.

Vocal minority: pubs have said the majority of customers have been guidance-compliant and respectful

Analysis

‘Difficult customers a minority’

By Emily Hawkins

Since reopening, many pub operators have taken to social media to lament experiences of customers being rude to pub staff or leaving unreasonable reviews online.

Competition open: vote for your favourite now

Meet the GBPA Pub Heroes finalists – Community Services

By Nikkie Thatcher

One positive thing that came out of the coronavirus lockdown was the incredible community spirit people across the nation showed and pubs highlighted how important they are, even when their doors were closed.

Vote for your winner

Meet the GBPA Pub Heroes - Punch Pub Hero

By Ed Bedington

The corona crisis gave pubs across the opportunity the opportunity to shine, despite the challenges they faced, and Punch Pub tenants were quick to step up to the mark.

Vote for the pub you want to see win now

Meet the GBPA Pub Heroes finalists – Business Continuity

By Nicholas Robinson

Despite all the odds, hundreds of pubs continued to trade during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown, with many of them not only maintaining decent sales through diversification, but also managing to serve the needs of their communities.

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