What’s in the news 30 April?


‘We’re still feeling a bit like the fun police’

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser’s Ed Bedington spoke with Phil Thorley of Thorley Taverns to discuss the most recent on-trade news - including the latest on vaccine passports.

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MA’s review of the week

Council enforcement at pubs ‘annoying’

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser’s Ed Bedington spoke with Steamin’ Billy Brewing Company boss Billy Allingham to discuss the most recent on-trade news.

What’s in the news 5 March?

The MA’s Review of the week

Beer duty freeze ‘could have been bolder’

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser’s Ed Bedington mulls over the Spring Budget with the help of Herefordshire-based freehouse operator Matt Slocombe of the Crown at Woolhope.

What's in the news 12 February?

The MA’s Review of the Week

‘Forget’ overseas tourists this summer

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's Ed Bedington speaks with City Pub Group chairman Clive Watson to reflect on some of the week's biggest headlines.

What's in the news 27 November

MA's Review of the Week

‘Industry has a gun held to its head’

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's Ed Bedington spoke to Sarah Weir of Albion & East to discuss the big issues from the news this week.

Local news round-up: pubs including sites in York and London made headlines this week

In local news: pizza challenge and development battles

By Emily Hawkins

Local newspapers writing about their community’s pubs this week reported on sites including a pizza-eating challenge and several campaigns to save pubs from the brink of plans to convert them into homes.

Challenges upheld: four out of 12 challenges made against Newby by licensees have been upheld

PCA has complaints against him upheld by CIArb

By Stuart Stone

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) has upheld several challenges made by pub licensees against a member of its group and pubs code adjudicator Paul Newby.

Media guide: how to showcase your pub and drive sales

Ei launches PR guide for publicans to help 'drive sales'

By Georgina Townshend

Ei Publican Partnership has launched a “how to PR your pub” guide to help its licensees showcase their pubs in the media to help "drive sales by promoting their business to new and existing customers".

Minimum pricing: Industry leaders express support in Telegraph letter

Minimum pricing: Industry leaders express support in Telegraph letter

By John Harrington

The chief executives of 11 groups including pub chains, nightclub groups, and brewers have written a letter to the Prime Minister, published in today’s Daily Telegraph, urging David Cameron to stick to his plans to introduce a minimum alcohol price.

Ramsay: closing kitchen which supplies pubs

Gordon Ramsay closes central kitchen

By Becky Paskin,

Gordon Ramsay Holdings (GRH) is to close its central kitchen, which supplies its three pubs and brasserie Foxtrot Oscar at the end of the month. The...

Yates: World Cup promotions

Yates runs World Cup deals with The Sun

By Jo Bruce

Town & City Pub Company is running a series of food offers with The Sun newspaper as part of a World Cup campaign for Yates. The first promotion...

Cask Ale Week: toast record bid

Cask pubs in toast record

By Robyn Lewis

Hundreds of thousands of people all over the country will be raising their glasses at 7pm on Saturday 11 April in a bid to break the record for the...

Ads will appear in the Telegraph

Cask Ale Week teams up with Telegraph

By Robyn Lewis

A series of ads to promote the upcoming National Cask Ale Week are set to appear in the Daily Telegraph from this week. The advertising campaign runs...

Red Bull: new energetic ads

Energetic new TV ads for Red Bull

By Robyn Lewis

Red Bull's quirky cartoon advert will return to the small screen this month, forming part of the company's plans to drive profits for the on-trade in...

PubAid: highlighting the industry's good work

Pub sector launches PubAid

By Ewan Turney

A pan-industry initiative to combat negative publicity surrounding pubs and focus on the good charity work they undertake has launched.