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Celebration time: the awards aim to highlight top businesses

Great British Pub Awards

Are you a GBPA Hero for Keeping the Community Entertained?

By Ed Bedington

Pubs have long played a key role in providing entertainment, from gigs to quizzes, and during lockdown they continued to keep the many struggling people in isolation entertained. Were you one of those pubs?

Pub awards: this category celebrates pubs that have supported front line workers

Great British Pub Awards

Are you a GBPA Hero? Front Line Support

By Ed Bedington

One of the key difficulties faced during lockdown was supporting front line workers, and pubs did not shy away from the challenge.

Reopening unlikely: news of Government support for grassroots music venues will be welcome news for sites such as the Fiddler's Elbow in north London

Grants of up to £80k for music pubs

By Emily Hawkins

Grassroots music venues at immediate risk of permanent closure will receive £2.25m emergency funding, the Government has announced.

Food for thought: the Great British Pub Awards are open for entries

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Are you a GBPA Hero? Feeding the Community

By Ed Bedington

Pubs are a vital lifeline for many in the community and despite the challenges of lockdown, many pubs continued to provide meals to vulnerable people.

Future: The MA will focus on its growing online audience as well as F2F events

Morning Advertiser update

The MA's digital future

By Chris Lowe, Morning Advertiser Publisher

All of us have had to adapt our personal and business lives in ways we have never experienced before – and in its 226 years, The MA has lived through two world wars, several financial collapses and various revolutions.

Helping the community: pubs have until Friday 24 July to enter the awards

Great British Pub Awards

Are you a GBPA Hero? Community Services

By Ed Bedington

The corona crisis saw pubs come into their own within their local communities, stepping up to ensure vulnerable people were looked after.

Community offer: many pubs turned into shops during the coronavirus pandemic and we want to hear from them

Great British Pub Awards

Are you a GBPA Hero? Pub Shop

By Ed Bedington

When the chips were down and supplies were running low, pubs stepped up to ensure their communities were kept fed and watered, and now The Morning Advertiser (MA) is looking to recognise that.

Charity category: pubs have until Friday 24 July to enter the awards

Great British Pub Awards

Are you a GBPA Hero? Charity Champion

By Ed Bedington

Charity is a key part of most pubs’ DNA, and despite the challenges the corona crisis has thrown at the sector, pubs have continued to do their bit.

Team safety: the category will celebrate pubs that have gone above and beyond to look after their staff

Great British Pub Awards

Are you a GBPA Hero? Staff Welfare

By Ed Bedington

Staff welfare has been vital as the pub sector weathered the corona crisis storm, and now The Morning Advertiser (MA) is looking to recognise those operators that did a fantastic job looking after their staff.

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