Ray Thompson won a national marketing award for his Ale Trail

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How one community local beat the big guns to win an award

By Emily Sutherland

Marketing can be tough for small or single-site operators, who often don’t have the budget to compete with multiple site operators or the big managed pub chains.  But one Yorkshire licensee has scooped a major marketing award and driven more trade to...

Coulson: watch out for copyright problems

Keep a close eye on advertising

By Peter Coulson

It was interesting to read last week about the Humberside bar whose burger infringed Burger King's trademark, says Peter Coulson.

Twelve licences suspended in crackdown

Pubs closed for 'internet soccer screenings'

By John Harrington

Twelve Humberside pubs have had their licences suspended for allegedly screening football via the internet. The Morning Advertiser understands that...

Hosts must also have correct licence

Pub managers face fines for doorstaff error

By John Harrington

Three pub managers who were found employing doorstaff without holding the correct licence themselves face fines of up to £5,000 or even jail. The...

East Riding doorstaff pass SIA checks

East Riding doorstaff pass SIA checks

By Ewan Turney

All doorstaff checked in the East Riding area of Yorkshire were found to be operating legally. All 27 doorstaff had a Security Industry Authority...

Hull bids to be first glass-free city

Hull bids to be first glass-free city

By John Harrington

Hull could become the country's first glass-free nightspot. Police are supplying 32,000 pint and 16,000 half-pint polycarbonate containers to 58...