Community

MP calls for pub grants

MP calls for pub grants

A Cumbrian MP has called for the council to provide grants to pubs and, in return, ensure the site houses community services such as a Post Office or the local village shop.

Pub aid call to parish councils

Pub aid call to parish councils

By Gurjit Degun

Local government minister Grant Shapps has urged parish councils to talk to communities about local pubs that may be under threat and how they can be saved.

Mulholland (L) & Adams (R): want to close planning loopholes

'Add pub planning laws to Localism Bill'

By Ewan Turney

MPs on the Save the Pub Group have urged the Government to include new planning laws making it harder to demolish pubs in the Localism Bill.

Bob Neill (centre, left): Community Pubs Minister has promised review

Pub restrictive covenants under review

By John Harrington

The Government is to consult next year on whether the use of restrictive covenants on pub sales, which force change of use, should be banned or...

Neill with Kate and David Deacon of The Shoulder of Mutton in Kirkby Overblow, Yokrshire

Pubs minister to act on restrictive covenants

By John Harrington

Community pubs minister Bob Neill has given the clearest indication yet that the Government will let councils ban the sale of pubs with restrictive covenants. He was speaking at the ALMR Christmas luncheon.

Greg Mulholland and Nigel Adams: in support of protecting pubs

Planning protection for pubs gains support

By Ewan Turney

A bid to make it harder for "unscrupulous developers" to demolish pubs and community assets could be included in the Decentralism and Localism Bill.

Adams: looking to tighten planning rules to help protect pubs

New Bill could save pubs

By Ewan Turney

A new bill could protect pubs from being demolished without planning permission or changed into cafes without community consent.

Longden: chance for licensees to lead from the front

Pubs in line for £3m TV lottery project

By Tony Halstead

Pubs are urged to get involved in a £3m project that will see National Lottery cash granted for community projects. Rural regeneration group Pub is...

Pub post office plan

Pub post office plan

By Eleanor Goodman

Rural pubs could be set to reap the rewards of a new government scheme, which could see the Post Office setting up 500 new outlets in remote...