The winning team with awards host, Michael McIntyre

Publican Awards

Publican Awards winner's story - St Austell - Best new site

By Helen Gilbert

The Samuel Jones Ale & Smokehouse, a stunning waterside development in a Victorian warehouse in Exeter, was a new concept for St Austell Brewery so they were naturally excited to see how well it would be received when it opened last year. The answer...

BII winners 2016 rashleigh arms

My Pub

My Pub: The Rashleigh Arms, Charlestown, Cornwall

By Sara Hussein

After winning Licensee of the Year at the 2016 British Institute of Innkeeping Awards, Rob and Lucy Brewer discuss the secret to their success and how far they’ve come since they first entered the site 10 years ago

Regional focus on... the south and the south-west


Regional focus on... the south and the south-west

By Liam Coleman

In the first part of a new series looking at the pub market in the regions around the country, we turn our eye to Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

Rob and Lucy Brewer with Mike Clist (far right) and BT Sport's Bruce Cuthbert (far left)


BII Licensee of the Year announced

By James Evison

Rob and Lucy Brewer of the Rashleigh Arms - a St Austell managed house and former Publican Awards winning pub - have won this year's BII Licensee of the Year award at the institute's annual summer event in London.

James Staughton, chief executive of St Austell Brewey


St Austell announces record annual turnover

By Nikkie Sutton

The South West brewery has revealed 2015 has reported a 7.6% rise to £135.5 million in operating profit before other items in the 53 week period to January 2 2016.

St Austell recognises top licensees at awards


St Austell recognises top licensees at awards

By Oli Gross

St Austell Brewery paid tribute to its licensees at the Tribute Estate Awards last week, celebrating what was an ‘exceptional year’ for the brewery.

Cheers! HRH with licensee David Smith (l) and John Longden from Pub is the Hub


Prince pops in for a pint at Cornish pub

By Helen Gilbert

A Cornish pub enjoyed a right royal visit when HRH The Prince of Wales dropped in to pull a pint and borrow a library book.