Severe Weather

Sleeves rolled up: the staff at the Lindisfarne Inn provided 50 motorists with shelter from the wintry weather

Room at the inn for stranded motorists

By Stuart Stone

The Lindisfarne Inn, just south of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, opened its doors to 50 motorists stranded in the snow despite rooms being fully booked.

Collyer: snow cost between £500m-£750m

Analyst: snow cost up to £750m in sales

By The PMA Team

A City analyst has forecast that the on-trade market lost in the region of £500 to £750m in sales as a result of severe weather in December.

Taybarns: part of the Whitbread group included in the survey

Snow hits managed pub operators

By Ewan Turney

Managed pub and restaurant chains took a hit on sales in January due to the severe weather conditions. According to figures submitted by 15 pub and...

Wet weather worry  for S&N

Wet weather worry for S&N

Scottish & Newcastle has announced good results for the six months to 30 June 2007 but says the bad weather will make reaching targets "challenging