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Henry J Bean's to open in Wimbledon

By The PMA Team

Food and Drink Group is to open its first new Henry J Bean's site since it acquired the brand. The company is to convert the Life bar in Wimbledon it...

Firm offers test purchase test

Firm offers test purchase test

Two licensing training companies have announced a national roll out of a private test purchasing scheme. Challenge ID offers all licensed retailers...

Summer Breeze

Summer Breeze

At the beginning of March, the LTC launched a competition with sponsors Castle Brands and the MA's sister publication, CLASS magazine. The aim of...

Joker

Joker

A little guy was sitting alone in a pub, just looking at his drink. When he hadn't moved for half an hour, a belligerent lorry driver ambled over,...

MyNewPub

MyNewPub

Winning Post, Tamworth, Staffordshire Agent - Davey & Co Pub regulars Tina and David James have swapped one side of the bar for the other -...

Teens suffer under '24-hour drinking'

Teens suffer under '24-hour drinking'

Figures presented in Parliament show a 15% increase in the number of teenagers receiving treatment for alcohol-related illness last year. The number...

THE GUV'NOR

THE GUV'NOR

Ali Carter Selling your pub can be very stressful, says the licensee of the Bay View Inn, Widemouth Bay, Cornwall Someone at a BII seminar asked me...

Profits up at Scottish & Newcastle

Profits up at Scottish & Newcastle

Scottish & Newcastle (S&N) has reported a 13.9 per cent rise in annual profits and said it will cut a further £50million of costs in the next three years.

Wales

Wales

Craig and Millissia Owen Plough Inn, Aberaman, Mid Glamorgan It was while serving in the forces that Craig Owen met Millissia, who worked in the...

West Country

West Country

The Cow Parkstone, Dorset David Sax has certainly got the Midas touch. He used to run a financial consultancy practice, and business often coincided...

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High Street pubs did well at end of 2006

By The PMA Team

High street retailers had a good end to 2006, according to City analyst Douglas Jack. Barracuda, the managed retailer led by Mark McQuater, saw...

My Plan for the Ban

My Plan for the Ban

Roger Scotton Willow Tree, Bourn, Cambridgeshire Pub ownership: Punch leasehold Action taken: Smoking was banned at the pub in March following a...

Warning for Christmas revellers

Warning for Christmas revellers

Manchester drinkers are being warned to be on the lookout for bogus taxi drivers and thieves working round the clock in the run up to Christmas. More...

MY PLAN FOR THE BAN

MY PLAN FOR THE BAN

Roger ScottonWillow Tree, Bourn,Cambridgeshire Pub ownership: Punch leasehold Action taken: Smoking was banned at the pub in March following a major...

Cheers

Cheers

Top Gun's benevolent rivals are buddies Snifter donned his best tweeds to ride up to Holland and Holland shooting club in Middlesex for the Buddies...

For sale signs

Fresh warning over rogue selling agents

Another property firm has warned vendors to beware of rogue agents that over-value properties and demand upfront advertising fees. Property agent...

MyNewPub

MyNewPub

Babs and Colin Loader sold the Swan to Trevor Smith after deciding to retire from the trade. Smith paid the asking price of £85,000 for the 10-year...