Lancashire

Steak Britain: pubs can diversify their food offer with different cuts of meat

Clear cut advantage

Unless you are a student and beans-on-toast represents the sum total of your culinary abilities, nobody would choose to have the same meal every night. But that does not stop pub chefs putting the same dishes on their menus up and down the country

Warning: Christmas clampdown by police in Pendle

Pendle council in DBO warning

By Adam Pescod

A local council in Lancashire has sent letters to people banned from pubs in Pubwatch schemes, warning them not to try and enter those premises over the festive period.

Makeover: Winners announced

Glidden announces makeover winners

Two pubs have won £2,000 to transform their business-es as part of Glidden Trade’s ‘Paint and a Pint’ makeover competition, which was run in conjunction with the Publican’s Morning Advertiser.

Dave Daly: Praising Pubwatch

Pubwatch’s beneficial effect on the industry

By Dave Daly

Over the years I’ve been involved in the Blackpool pubwatch as a committee member. I was lucky enough to get on to the national committee also; my role now is their man in northern Lancashire. I visit watches around the Lancashire area.

Thwaites: selling off brewery

Thwaites to sell brewery to Sainsbury's

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Lancashire brewer and pub operator Daniel Thwaites has revealed plans to sell its Blackburn brewery to Sainsbury's as it looks to build a "state of...

Thwaites: marketing campaign

Thwaites' pub marketing drive for bumper period

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Lancashire brewer and pub operator Daniel Thwaites has revealed a new marketing campaign for its pubs during for the expected bumper trading period...

Thwaites: first awards for its tenants

Thwaites rewards top tenants

By Michelle Perrett

Lancashire-based brewer and pub operator Daniel Thwaites has honoured its top tenants for the first time.

Northcote Manor: win a five-course meal

Win a £1,000 Gourmet break with Fairy

By Jo Bruce

Fairy is offering one lucky licensee the chance to win a fantastic luxury weekend to Northcote Manor. The winner and a guest will enjoy a superb...

Pern: holding five guest chef nights

Guest chefs take a bow at the Star

By Lesley Foottit

The Michelin-starred Star at Harome, North Yorkshire is hosting five guest chef nights featuring Michelin-starred chefs from 14 October. Chef/owner...

Thwaites: new investment

Thwaites' new investment in brewery

By John Harrington

Lancashire brewer Daniel Thwaites has announced new investment in its warehousing and distribution operations. The company has decided to continue...

Seasiders' Special: beer for Blackpool

Thwaites brews beer for Blackpool

By Lesley Foottit

Lancashire brewer Daniel Thwaites has brewed a beer in celebration of Blackpool's promotion to the Premier League after beating Cardiff at the...

JW Lees: still acquisitive at right price

JW Lees buys two ex-Mercury pubs

By Ewan Turney

North West brewer and pub operator JW Lees has acquired two ex-Mercury Inns pubs out of administration. JW Lees bought the freeholds of the Red Lion...

Safety steps: plastics and bottle tops

Police push plastics in pubs for World Cup

By John Harrington

Three thousand polycarbonate glasses are being handed out to pubs and clubs in Ribble Valley, Lancashire, in the run up to the World Cup. Bottle...

Bull at Broughton: winner

Burger prize for Bull at Broughton

By Jo Bruce

Ribble Valley Inns' pub, the Bull at Broughton, near Skipton in North Yorkshire, has won an award in food magazine Olive for best meaty burger. The...

Pubwatch scheme has helped cut disorder

Pubwatch cuts crime by 50%

By Tony Halstead

Violent crime has been cut by almost 50% across two Lancashire towns over the past four years thanks to a local Pubwatch scheme.

Burnley pubs are facing charges

Burnley pub hosts face TV charges

By John Harrington

Licensees of two Burnley pubs have been arrested in an investigation into foreign satellite football screening. Lancashire Police questioned two...

Thwaites: off-loading eight pubs

Thwaites puts eight pubs on the market

By The PMA Team

Brewer and pub retailer Thwaites has put eight pubs up for sale across East Lancashire with restrictive covenants on at least two of them. The pubs...

Tenants will protest on 7 December

BBC to film pubco protest

By Ewan Turney

BBC TV show Inside Out is to film events at the pubco protest march on 7 December and are looking for licensees.

Two Yates's are trialing offer

Town & City offers free soft drinks

By John Harrington

Town & City Pub Company is introducing half-price soft drinks after 11pm — its is also selling a range of low-alcohol beers.

Cones and pints: Britania licensee Ron Lambton, Amanda Dowson and Albert Colville

Double decker bus scoops extra sales

By Jo Bruce

A ice cream parlour is helping boost sales at a Daniel Thwaites pub in Lancashire. Licensee Ron Lambton has transformed a vintage double decker bus...

Lancaster Bomber: head to head with Aussie wines

Thwaites in Ashes battle of brands

By Ewan Turney

Lancashire brewer Daniel Thwaites has teamed up with Waitrose for an Ashes battle of the brands. Customers will be able to buy Lancaster Bomber and...

Rupert & Jo Clevely of Geronimo Inns

Up and coming multiples

By The PMA Team

Up and coming multiples Rupert Cleveley, Lee Cash, Mark Butler, Chris Gerard, Brian Whiting, Nigel Haworth smaller managed pub operators (46) Why...

Haworth: first pub outside Lancashire

Ribble Valley opens fourth pub

By Jo Bruce

Chef Nigel Haworth's Ribble Valley Inns is to open their first pub outside Lancashire. The Bull at Broughton, North Yorkshire, is part of the...

Thwaites: price rises

5% rise for Thwaites ales

By Tony Halstead

Lancashire brewer Daniel Thwaites has announced wholesale beer price rises of 5% for the majority of its house ales and lagers. But the Blackburn...

Thwaites: Howarth (L) and Harrison (R) are set to leave the brewer

Thwaites review: two directors exit

By Tony Halstead

Brewer Daniel Thwaites' retail director Paul Howarth and property director Malcolm Harrison are to leave the company, the Morning Advertiser has...

Thwaites: Nutty Black success

Thwaites' Nutty Black enjoys 90% sales rise

By Tony Halstead

Northern brewer Daniel Thwaites is celebrating a remarkable 90% uplift in sales after deciding to change the name of its traditional mild. The...