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.

Shapps: with Peach staff for British Pub Week celebrations

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.