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Good hygiene: the video shows how to clean beer tap nozzles effectively

Waging war on dirty nozzles

By Nikkie Sutton

Beer hygiene experts have released a video, tackling poor nozzle hygiene practice and the ‘misinformation’ that goes with it.

Award winning: The Refinery in Regent's Place, London

Interior design

The tips of award-winning pub designers

By Liam Coleman

These three recently-opened venues have been crowned the best in the country at the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards. We asked the designers for the secrets about their successful pub designs.

Blue Ball pub new Whiting & Hammond site


Whiting & Hammond secures eighth site

By Michelle Perrett

Whiting and Hammond, the pub and restaurant group, will open its eighth pub site in mid-August at the Blue Ball in Walton on the Hill, Surrey.

Cosy Club to open fifth site in Cardiff

Cosy Club to open fifth site in Cardiff

By John Harrington

Loungers, the fast-growing café/bar-restaurant group backed by private equity firm Piper, has opened a fifth site under its Cosy Club brand in Cardiff, its biggest to date and 28th overall.

Couple celebrate 30 years in Harlow pub

Couple celebrate 30 years in Harlow pub

By Adam Pescod

An Essex couple are set to celebrate 30 years at their pub on 21 July. Lesley Day took over the Admiral Taverns-owned White Admiral in Harlow, Essex, with husband Ray, when she was 29, and feels she wouldn’t have made it without her customers.

Thomas secures new site

New Jam House for No Saints

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Steve Thomas, the Luminar founder who now heads the No Saints cabaret bar/restaurant group, has secured approval to open a site in Cambridge under...

JD Wetherspoon: set to open at Queen Street station

Wetherspoon set to open 11th Glasgow pub

By Lesley Foottit

JD Wetherspoon is set to open its 11th pub in Glasgow after securing a site at Queen Street station. The managed pub operator is planning to invest...

Under-18s used other people's ID cards

Four U-18s rapped under Fraud Act

By John Harrington

Four children in Shrewsbury have been reprimanded under the Fraud Act for using someone else's ID to try to buy alcohol in pubs in the past six...

Lee Cash: sorry to see Paul Cutsforth leave

Peach's Paul Cutsforth to join Orchid

By John Harrington

Peach pub company operations director Paul Cutsforth is to leave the company to join the board of managed operator Orchid at the end of March. Peach...