The first course will he hosted on 29 January

Castle Rock introduces licensee training course

By Ruth Williams, M&C Report

Castle Rock, the Nottingham-based brewer and pub operator, is launching a licensee training course in Nottingham to train personal licensees in hospitality and alcohol retailing.

Leading licensing barrister Philip Kolvin: 'It is simply baseless to suggest that [the variation] might undermine the licensing objectives'

Newcastle 'could face legal challenge' over JDW hours refusal

By Ellie Bothwell

The decision by Newcastle City Council to refuse JD Wetherspoon’s application to reduce its hours to dodge the city’s late night levy is likely to be overturned if there is a legal challenge, industry lawyers have claimed.

Nottingham's licensing committee will discuss the consultation on Monday (23 June)

Nottingham set to go ahead with late-night levy

By Ellie Bothwell

Nottingham City Council said it is likely a late-night levy will be approved next month, despite the fact 74% of respondents to the consultation have objected to the plan.

Revere's Pitcher & Piano brand

Revere Pub Company seeks more high-street locations

By John Harrington

Revere Pub Company, Marston’s premium pub arm, is in negotiations on a couple of high-street sites as it looks to add to its 18-strong Pitcher & Piano estate and unbranded portfolio this year.