Hertfordshire: Villagers try saving the Plough King's Walden

Villagers rally to save their last pub

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Villagers have come together to save the last pub in King’s Walden which has been labelled the “heart of the community”.

Surprise visitor: film star Keanu Reeves visits Hertfordshire pub (Credit: Facebook/Robin Hood Pub Tring/Laura Rolfe)

Keanu Reeves visits Hertfordshire pub

By Rebecca Weller

Film star Keanu Reeves has been spotted enjoying some quintessentially British cuisine at a Fuller, Smith & Turner pub in Hertfordshire.

Positive property news: Seafood Pubco opens Hertfordshire venue after renovation

Seafood PubCo venue opens after £1.2m refurb

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Seafood PubCo (SPC) has opened a new southern flagship pub the Grand Junction Arms in Tring, Hertfordshire, after a £1.2m renovation, celebrating the year anniversary of its partnership with The Oakman Group.

Government announcement: eight more regions are to be added to tier three with just three areas moving down tiers

Thousands more pubs plunged into tier 3

By Nikkie Thatcher

Many more pubs will be forced to close for Christmas, with the exception of offering takeaways, as eight more regions are moved into tier three.

Number eight is great: Anglian Country Inns acquires Redcoats Farmhouse Hotel & Restaurant

Anglian Country Inns acquires eighth pub

By James Wallin, deputy editor, MCA

Anglian Country Inns has brought in investors from outside the Nye family for the first time to acquire its eighth site the Redcoats Farmhouse Hotel & Restaurant between Hitchin and Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

Fundraising: Some of the ACI Charity Leaders who helped raise the £21,000 total with more than £10,000 going to Macmillan

ACI raises more than £20,000 for local charities

By Georgina Townshend

Anglian Country Inns (ACI) has accomplished a year-long goal after deciding to “do something special” during its 20th birthday year - raise £20,000 for local charities across its seven outlets in Hertfordshire and Norfolk.

McMullen awards top managed pubs

McMullen awards top managed pubs

By Ellie Bothwell

McMullen, the Hertfordshire-based family brewer and pub company, has recognised its top performing managed houses in its annual awards ceremony.

The Old Guinea in Potters Bar: part of the former Moorgate estate

Buyers found for former Moorgate estate

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Buyers have been found for nine out of the 10 former Moorgate Taverns sites, which were placed on the market at the end of September last year. The...

The Hoops: simple fine dining

Henry Moore pub set to re-open

By Lesley Foottit

A catering company and arts charity are joining forces to re-open a pub that will cater for art lovers. Caterers Harbour & Jones and the Henry...

The Old Guinea in Potters Bar is up for sale

10 Moorgate Taverns pubs on the market

By The PMA Team

Ten former freehold Moorgate Taverns pubs are now on the market with Christie + Co, acting on behalf of administrator Moorfields.

The Akeman: Oakman pub in Hertfordshire

Oakman Inns plans to double

By The PMA Team

Oakman Inns, the operator founded by entrepreneur Peter Borg-Neal, is poised to double in size to six sites after securing £2.25m in bank debt.

Pubs pay for police

Pubs pay for police

By John Harrington

Funding comes from the 450 firms, including around 30 pubs and restaurants, in Royston, that contribute to the Business Improvement District

Free help: business advice and support is available

Pub 'health check' may net you £500

By Tony Halstead

Licensees in eastern England are being offered vouchers worth up to £500 for business advice to help keep their pubs afloat. Business Link, the...

Pick of the pubs

Pick of the pubs

By James Wilmore

The Boot dates back to around 1739 and is situated in Sarratt, Hertfordshire. It has a lounge bar, a public bar with an open fireplace and a 22-cover...

Proposed new rent

Proposed new rent

I am in the process of purchasing a pub in Hertfordshire which, in the last year has made a net loss of 50K. Up until a year ago or thereabouts it's...

Charity pledge

Charity pledge

A pledge to meet the costs involved in the merger of two major trade charities has been made by the Licensed Trade Charities Trust. Talks for the...