Revamped proposal: Liverpool County Council has agreed to roll out a late-night levy


Liverpool signs off late-night levy plans

By James Evison

Plans for a late-night levy (LNL) have been introduced by Liverpool City Council (LCC) following deferral of a decision in March.

Trade anger: Liverpool has agreed to implement a late-night levy policy


Industry slams Liverpool late-night levy decision

By James Evison

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers and British Beer & Pub Association have described the move by Liverpool City Council to implement a late-night levy as "disappointing" and questioned if the local authority has the powers to...

366th gin: Greg Kimber, Nelson's Gin, Jess Moody, the Cholmondeley Arms and her team.


Gin festival attracts thousands

By Nikkie Sutton

A Cheshire pub hosted the county’s biggest gin festival and saw more than 2,500 in attendance. 

Joule's MD Steve Nuttall:

Joule’s to rethink craft beer concept

By Mike Berry

Steve Nuttall, managing director of Shropshire brewer and pub operator Joule’s has revealed the company is re-evaluating its Craft Beer Bars concept after mixed results at two trial sites.

Fat Cat Cafe Bars attract interest

Fat Cat Cafe Bars attract interest

By John Harrington

Strong interest has been shown in the package of six Fat Cat Café Bars placed on the market last month, with all but one currently in legals.