Local Council

Funding rules: pubs must derive less than 50% of their sales in food to be eligible for the £1,000 grant

How can wet-led pubs claim £1,000 Christmas grant?

By Nikkie Thatcher

With wet-led pubs in tiers two and three able to claim a Christmas Support Payment of £1,000, The Morning Advertiser takes a look at eligibility requirements and how operators can access funding.

Coulson: shutting a pub should be the last resort

Shutting pubs is a last resort

By Peter Coulson

Some clarification appears to be needed about whether a local council has the power to close down a pub "on the spot", says Peter Coulson.