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Greene King reveals new mystery guest policy

By Nikkie Sutton

Pubco Greene King has revealed a new partnership with HospitalityGEM for its Pub Partners estate that expands the mystery guest service for licensees.

David Cameron visits Greene King brewery

David Cameron visits Greene King brewery

By James Evison

Prime Minister, David Cameron, visited the Greene King brewery this week as part of a tour of the region - following his campaign to remain in the EU ahead of next week's referendum on the issue.

Greene King IPA becomes Greene Queen IPA

Greene King IPA becomes Greene Queen IPA

By Nikkie Sutton

Greene King IPA has temporarily changed its name to Greene Queen IPA in honour of the monarch’s 90th birthday for this weekend only.

Philip Turner has taken on his third site, with Chris Lee driving the food offer

Chestnut Inns buys third site

By Jo Bruce

The company, established by former banker and corporate financier Philip Turner, has acquired Ounce House in Bury St Edmunds.

Rob Willock:

Putting the Great into the Great British Pub Awards

By Rob Willock

It’s that time of year when we announce the regional winners of the Great British Pub Awards — the only pan-industry event that salutes the best pubs and publicans in the land.

Revere is looking for new Pitcher & Piano sites

Revere Pub Company names new targets

Revere Pub Company, Marston’s premium pub arm, is looking for sites across the country as it looks to grow its 18-strong Pitcher & Piano estate and unbranded portfolio this year.

Pies: celebrate a nation's favourite with British Pie Week

Celebrate: British Pie Week

By Lesley Foottit

PubFood looks at pub activity planned for British Pie Week including sweet and savoury pies and pie board specials.

Benson Blakes: expanding

Benson Blakes adds two new sites

By John Harrington

The Suffolk-based operator of Benson Blakes Bar & Grill in Bury St Edmunds has secured two more pubs and plans to open a "sizeable" brewery.

Greene King craft brewery

Greene King to open new craft brewery

By John Harrington

Greene King, the brewer and pub operator, is to open a £750,000 “innovation brewhouse” at its Bury St Edmunds brewery for experimenting with different craft beer styles.

Anglia buys Old Cannon Brewery

Anglia buys Old Cannon Brewery

By Gurjit Degun

Anglia Pub Company, the group led by ex-Punch business development manager Garry Clark, has taken on its sixth site in East Anglia — the Old Cannon...

Greene King: New branding unveiled

Greene King unveils new branding

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Greene King, the Suffolk-based brewer and pub operator, has revealed new company branding that is to be rolled out across the business. A new logo...

Fish and chips: business lunch

Pub food: business boosters

By PubChef

Ideas for driving food and drink sales including a meet the butcher event and seasonal business lunches.

Dinkele: ideas for cask to appeal to women

Ideas for women and cask beer

By Martin Dinkele

Martin Dinkele reflects on a successful East Anglian Beer Festival in Bury St Edmunds and how to get women interested in cask ale.

More costs for the pub trade? Licence fee hikes could be on the way

Postcode lottery for licence fees

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Licensees and pub operators could face a postcode lottery over the size of their licence fees from 2012. One trade body has warned it could lead to a £100m increase in licence fee costs for pubs across the country.

Pubs are a key employer

BBPA: pubs crucial for employment and tax

By John Harrington, M&C Report

The British Beer & Pub Association has outlined the crucial role of the sector in terms of employment and tax revenue for every local area in Britain.