Bury St Edmunds

Booster: make a film for your website

Pub food: business boosters

By Jo Bruce

Ideas for boosting food sales at your pub including making a film for your website, supporting local crafts and themed food and drink nights. Making...

David Elliott: new venture

Ex-Greene King boss heads new pubco

By John Harrington

Former Greene King tenanted pub boss David Elliott is heading a new pubco with plans to take on 200 sites within 12 to 18 months. David Elliott has...

Fitt: Chapter 6 and Greene King IPA

First English whisky brewed for 100 years

By Lesley Foottit

A former Greene King brewer has come up with a new drink — the first English whisky for more than 100 years. Distiller at the English Whisky...

Corn Exchange: to be sold as a pub

Council to sell venue as a pub

By Gemma McKenna

An historic building in the heart of Bury St Edmunds is set to be marketed as a pub by the local council. The 19th-century Corn Exchange will no...

Someone missing?: no licensee was rewarded at the NITAs

Licensees 'humiliated' over BII NITAs

By Ewan Turney

Two of the finalists in the BII's Licensee Trainer of the Year competition say they feel "humiliated" by the decision not to give out the award. The...

BII: 2009 NITAs shortlist announced

BII announces 2009 NITAs shortlist

By Lesley Foottit

The BII has revealed its shortlist for the 2009 National Industry Training Awards (NITAs) across seven categories.

Energy Saving light-bulbs: helped cut carbon footprint

Greene King pubs even greener

By The PMA Team

Greene King has become the first pub operator to be awarded the Carbon Trust Standard. It has also become the country's first brewer to gain this...

Abbot Ale: testing beer knowledge

Greene King offers Abbot Ale diploma

By Robyn Lewis

Wannabe beer boffins will be able to test their knowledge of all things cask ale with the launch of the Abbot Ale Beer Diploma from brewer Greene...

Greene King font: northern or southern heads

Greene King trials IPA dual-pour font

By Robyn Lewis

Greene King is to offer drinkers the choice of two styles of its flagship IPA beer as it begins a trial of a dual-pour "Revolution" font. The...

Hosts can sell pints for £1.99

Greene King tenants get £2m support

By John Harrington

Greene King is spending £2m absorbing the cost of an on-going cut-price drinks promotion for tenants. Participating hosts will sell Carlsberg or...

Greene King: red tractor status

Greene King gains Red Tractor logo

By Robyn Lewis

Greene King has become the first brewer to gain Red Tractor accreditation across its entire beer portfolio. Beers including Greene King IPA, Old...

Protz: cask is the way forward

Barrelling towards big sales

By Roger Protz

Whether you start a craft brewery or get in a best-seller, cask is the way forward, says Roger Protz.

In Brief

In Brief

Inver House sales up 25% Inver House Distillers has claimed sales of its single malt whiskies have grown by 24% in 2007, compared with the previous...

WIN SKY FOR A YEAR

WIN SKY FOR A YEAR

Greene King IPA is launching its biggest ever competition, which gives you the opportunity to win a Sky Sports subscription for a year for your pub

MyNewPub

MyNewPub

The Queens Head Nutfield, Surrey Agent: Guy Simmonds Nutfield village locals John and Karen Osborne have been at the Queens Head for just a few days...

InBrief

InBrief

De Bretton buys Guy Fawkes Hotel The Yorkshire-based de Bretton Group has bought the Guy Fawkes Hotel in High Petergate, York, with plans to turn it...

Fears for future of 'smallest pub'

Fears for future of 'smallest pub'

The future of one of Britain's smallest pubs is under threat after a police crackdown on drinkers standing outside its doors. The manger of the...