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Big operation: Barratts opens at 9am and trades for up to 16 hours per day

My Pub: Barratts Sports Bar, Northampton

By Gary Lloyd

Barratts licensee Matthew McInerney explains how this sports mad venue has reached its top-of-the-table position and is also home to some of the world’s best snooker players.

Double standards: the Kings Arms sits on the ground floor while the adjoining Popworld brand is on the level above

My Pub: the Kings Arms, Morecambe, Lancashire

By Simon Longbottom

Adam Hulme took over the Kings Arms as general manager almost a year ago and has seen it through a million-pound transformation. Here, he tells Stonegate boss Simon Longbottom what makes the pub tick and where he’d like the pubco to invest in its future.

Top dog: Craig Steele had taken early retirement but took the role of licensee

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My Pub: the Dog Inn, Belthorn, Lancashire

By Gary Lloyd

A co-operative group took over the Dog Inn in 2015 after its closure. Here, Community Benefit Society member Yvonne Brown explains how board member and licensee Craig Steele has made sure this pub is no shaggy dog story.

The A team: Ed Sheeran has taken the pub on with his manager Stuart Camp (image credit: Drew D F Fawkes https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ed_Sheeran,_V_Festival_2014,_Chelmsford_(14788797777).jpg)

Ed Sheeran opens pub

By Nikkie Thatcher

Global pop star and Grammy Award winner Ed Sheeran has opened a west London pub with his manager Stuart Camp.

Foxing clever: Victoria and Gavin Hunt have worked in many industries before taking on two pubs

My Pub: the Fox at Lyng, Norfolk

By Gary Lloyd

With an exceptional food offer, the Fox at Lyng has become a destination pub for many in East Anglia. Co-licensee Victoria Hunt reveals all.

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Looking ahead: the survey found business leaders were concerns about the long-term impact of Brexit

Sector confidence at all-time low

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pub and restaurant group leaders have revealed widespread concern about the long-term impacts of Brexit, according to new research.

Crown inn glory: Families, foodies, beer and wine enthusiasts have been targeted by Andrew and Tess Swan

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My Pub: the Crown, Hastings, East Sussex

By Gary Lloyd

Five years ago, the Crown in Hastings was taken over by Tess and Andrew Swan and can now boast of being a thriving site with a great food offer thanks, in no small part, to the great seafood on the south coast. Tess explains all...

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