Charity

Graham Bedford, licensee of the Bell Inn, with the GK Carling Cup and winning team members from Diageo

Pub tournament brings back the Carling Cup

By Ed Bedington

An inter-pub football tournament has helped to raise more than £5,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support thanks to Greene King Pub Partners and Carling.

How is the Pedalling for Pubs challenge going?

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Pedalling For Pubs Live(ish): Day four

By Chris Lowe

A team of intrepid riders from across the pub sector are going from Dead to Red, cycling over 335kms across Jordan in aid of two great causes, Only a Pavement Away and the Licensed Trade Charity. We'll be charting their progress here, day by day...

Buy one, get one free: Stonegate Pubs are offering customers free drinks to support the Marmalade Trust charity this March

Stonegate offering free drinks this March

By Rebecca Weller

Stonegate Pub Partners is offering customers a buy one, get one free deal on selected drinks across its estate to support charity until the end of March 2022.

Get your team ready: This year's World's Biggest Pub Quiz set for highest levels of pub participation

More than 500 pubs register for World’s Biggest Pub Quiz

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

More than 500 pubs have signed up to the World’s Biggest Pub Quiz, running from 9 to 15 May, with organiser PubAid confident this year’s event would hit an all-time high in pub participation, and money raised for charity.

TeiganSmile: Owners of the Maldon Grey aim to raise awareness of dangers of newborns being kissed on lips

Pair use pub to promote TeiganSmile campaign

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Rebecca and Tony Bayliss have used their pub the Maldon Grey in Sudbury, Suffolk, to help fundraise through their campaign, TeiganSmile, to support their child who developed cerebral palsy after being kissed on the lips as a newborn baby.

Pedalling for Pubs has almost reached its fundraising milestone of £150,000: Participants will cycle across Jordan in challenging conditions for charity this March

Pedalling for Pubs raises almost £150,000

By Rebecca Weller

Charity cycle event Pedalling for Pubs has almost reached its fundraising milestone of £150,000, having reached £146,000 as of Tuesday 18 January.

Advice given: there are a variety of things operators should know about hosting raffles in pubs (image: Getty/kevinjeon00)

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How to host a raffle

By Imogen Moss, solicitor, Poppleston Allen

With the festive season upon us, many operators will be planning raffles. There are a number of rules venues must follow, so here are some top tips to ensure everyone remains a winner.

Celebrating success: the Coca-Cola Community Partnership Fund has allowed Great British Pub Award winners to undertake business improvements

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How have GBPA winners used Coca-Cola Community funding?

By The Morning Advertiser

Coca-Cola pledged £165,000 to be shared among the 2020 Great British Pub Awards Pub Heroes winners and can now reveal how the funding has helped businesses prepare for post-lockdown trade.

Good causes: lockdown restrictions permitting, the winners presented their charity partners with the donation from the Coca-Cola Community Pub Fund

GBPA winners donate £15k to good causes

By The Morning Advertiser

Winners of this year’s Great British Pub Awards (GBPA) Pub Heroes have donated thousands to charities, as part of funding provided by Coca-Cola.

Three steps: simple ways to watch this year's GBPAs

Watch: The Great British Pub Awards – Pub Heroes

How to watch the GBPAs for free

By Nicholas Robinson

The finalists have been announced, the votes cast and we’re ready to reveal the Pub Heroes of this year’s Great British Pub Awards (GBPA).

Sector support: The Drinks Trust is looking to provide financial one-off financial grants of £250 to as many as 2,000 people

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The Drinks Trust Covid-19 Relief Fund application deadline extended

By Stuart Stone

The Drinks Trust has announced that it is welcoming applications for financial support from individuals who have been affected by the spread of coronavirus until either 7pm on 14 April or 10,000 applications have been received.

Australia ablaze: pubs are raising money to help fight the wildfires in Australia (image credit: flickr.com/bertknot)

How are pubs battling Australian bushfires?

By Alice Leader

As the bushfires continue to wreak damage and destroy wildlife, native Australian animals need more help than ever spurring various pubs to do their charitable bit to help.

A little help: Big Hug Brewing has partnered with a homelessness charity by brewing a new beer

Beer brewed to help homeless charity

By Emily Hawkins

The company behind a beer brewed to raise awareness for a homelessness charity has said the brew will “make a difference to someone”.

Saved by drinkers: pub operator Jayne Blackshaw says donations have saved the Cotton Tree (image: The Cotton Tree, Facebook)

Regulars raise £3.5k for flooded pub

By Emily Hawkins

A pub operator has thanked her regulars for coming to the rescue with a crowdfunding effort after a flood forced the pub to shut for weeks.

Celeb involvement: chef Josh Eggleton is one star encouraging pubgoers to think pink at the bar

700 pubs back stem cell donation drive

By Emily Hawkins

The drinks industry has put its support behind a campaign to encourage pubgoers to register as stem cell and bone marrow donors.

2018 round-up: from bolstering the country's football excitement to raising thousands for charity, there were plenty of heartwarming moments

The publicans who gave back in 2018

By Emily Hawkins

Amid statistics of increased closures and Brexit fears, publicans continued to work closely with their communities and enjoy success this year. The Morning Advertiser looks back at seven uplifting moments from 2018.