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Reaching remote parts: pubs offer vital community services that bring local residents together

Pub is the Hub showcases Cornish community pubs to MPs

By Claire Churchard

Pub is the Hub showcased the work of pubs that are diversifying their offer in Cornwall by inviting MPs Mike Wood and Steve Double to see how it supports pubs in providing community services in rural and remote parts of the country.

Multi purpose pubs maximise property with post office and shop


Is it a pub or a post office? The rise of the multi-purpose community hub

By Ben Winstanley

With the number of village shops and post offices dwindling across the country, communities are in danger of losing their local amenities. Is it time that pubs took over the mantle? Ben Winstanley talks to forerunning licensees about their multi-purpose...

New River Retail offered a sum of money to all affected tenants that agreed to sign a “goodwill agreement”

ACV action urged on New River Retail pubs

By Ellie Bothwell

Pub campaigners are urging locals to list the pubs obtained by New River Retail from Marston’s as assets of community value (ACVs), after the property company offered to give money to licensees that agree to co-operate with plans to build convenience...

Enterprise is to roll out online ordering across its estate

Enterprise to roll out online ordering

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

A new online ordering platform is set to be rolled out across Enterprise Inns’ 5,500-strong pub estate from 1 September, following successful trials and positive feedback from licensees.