Local focus: sausage and mash is just one new dish on the menu (photo credit: avlxyz)

JDW backs Welsh farmers in new menu launch

By Nikkie Sutton

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon (JDW) is supporting Welsh farmers and suppliers with its new menu, which it is launching across its 50 pubs in Wales tomorrow (6 September).

Thanksgiving is becoming an increasing popular event for licensees



By Sheila McWattie

PubFood looks at how licensees are driving trade around Thanksgiving later this month

Pubco sites go up for auction

Pubco sites go up for auction

Thirteen freehold sites from Punch Taverns, Enterprise Inns and a private vendor are set to go under hammer at an auction held by Sidney Phillips.

Couples sought for pub partnerships

Couples sought for pub partnerships

An experienced pub and club operator is looking for couples to enter a joint-ownership venture to run sites in the Bristol, Cardiff and South Wales valleys area.

Welsh: proud of corned beef pasty

Peter's steps up corned beef pasty campaign

By Lesley Foottit

Peter's Foodservice is launching a petition to secure more support in its quest to have the corned beef pasty recognised as a Welsh national dish....

Brains: pubs up for sale

Seven closed Brains freeholds for sale

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Welsh brewer and pub operator SA Brain has put the freeholds of seven closed pubs up for sale for an average asking price of £181,429. The company...

Pasty: food of Wales

Peter's drive to make pasty food of Wales

By Lesley Foottit

Pasty baker Peter's Foods is leading a campaign to get the corned beef pasty recognised as the offical dish of Wales. It will be petitioning for...

Alcohol aisle: supermarkets under fire

Charity: restrict alcohol displays in stores

By John Harrington

Alcohol Concern has called for a ban on supermarket alcohol sales near everyday items such as milk and bread. A survey across one day in Cardiff by...

Brains: reopening Meridian Tower restaurant

Brains buys eaterie on 300ft tower

By The PMA Team

Brains, the brewer and pub operator, is set to re-open the restaurant on top of Swansea's £70m Meridian Tower. The Penthouse restaurant, which is...

Brains: new opening

SA Brain buys restaurant on 300ft tower

By The PMA Team

SA Brain, the brewer and pub operator, is set to reopen the restaurant atop Swansea's £70m Meridian Tower. The Penthouse restaurant, which is...

Brains: funding boost

SA Brain secures £20m funding

By Martyn Leek, M&C Report

SA Brain, the Welsh brewer and pub operator, has secured £20m in funding that it intends to use to secure pub acquisitions. The firm currently owns...

The Neville: sold for £230,000

Five pubs sold at Cardiff auction

By John Harrington

Freeholds of seven of the 16 pubs put up for auction in Cardiff yesterday were sold before or during the auction.

Brains: raising money for charity

Brains helps fundraising bid

By Sonya Hook

Brains is brewing a unique beer to mark 15 former Wales rugby captains' trek to climb Kilimanjaro. The Welsh brewer is the headline sponsor of the...

City Inn has been saved from demolition

Welsh council saves rural pub

By Gemma McKenna

A Welsh council has rejected plans to demolish a disused rural pub, on the grounds that it would mean the loss of a valued community facility. The...

Buckley: It'll be a real pub

Welsh brewer to open £1m Cardiff pub

By Gemma McKenna

A Welsh brewing and pub entrepreneur is to open a new £1m "traditional" pub in Cardiff — the first to be built in the city for 25 years. The...

Vulcan Hotel: the 155-year-old pub could be preserved

Pub could become museum exhibit

By Gemma McKenna

A Cardiff pub due to be demolished in June 2009 could be preserved as part of an open-air museum. The 155-year-old former ironworkers' pub, the...



Adnams warns of profit plunge Adnams has issued a profit warning, saying its first half operating profits would be "substantially lower" than last...