Community

Cut the red tape: groups want politicians to look into making the process of buying a community pub easier

Community pubs plea for recognition in election

By Emily Hawkins

Many community pubs act as a lifeline for residents of rural areas with little else around them. Ahead of the general election on 12 December, The Morning Advertiser asked the volunteers and publicans behind the bar at these sites what they would say...

Community spirit: the charity is aiming for 1.5m people to register as potential stem cell and bone marrow donors

Pubs ‘thinking pink’ for stem cell drive

By Emily Hawkins

Pub operators will help a charity recruit stem cell and bone marrow donors this summer, with businesses including Fuller’s, Yummy Pubs and Cirrus Inns set to rally customers.

Internet sources: the Green Dragon celebrates helping customers use the Internet and digital services with Pub is the Hub

Pubs are helping customers use the Internet

By Emily Hawkins

Pubs are opening their doors to punters who need help getting online and providing digital support, as local libraries face closures. The Morning Advertiser spoke to one licensee about how to set up a technology hub.