Secrets behind success: the MA spoke to operator George Greenway after the Tamworth Tap (pictured) was named CAMRA POTY


Secrets behind success at CAMRA's Pub of the Year

By Rebecca Weller

Owner of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) Pub of the Year (POTY), George Greenway, has shared the secrets to his success at The Tamworth Tap with The Morning Advertiser (MA).

Legacy system: two of the Union sets will be preserved at the brewery

CMBC to retire Union Sets

By Nikkie Thatcher

Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company (CMBC) has announced it is retiring the four remaining Union Sets at Marston’s Brewery in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire because using them as fermentation vessels is no longer viable, according to the company.

Look back: A timeline of events since the Crooked House burned down

The Crooked House tragedy: as it happened

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

The burning down of Britain’s wonkiest pub, the Crooked House, last month, sparked national outrage. Investigations are ongoing, and several people have been arrested under suspicion of arson. We take a look back at events to see how the tragedy unfolded.

Pub blaze: police previously revealed the fire was being treated as arson (image: Getty/georgeclerk)

Police attend protest at Crooked House site

By Nikkie Thatcher

Police officers were in attendance at the former site of the Crooked House in Himley, Staffordshire this week after receiving reports a group of protesters were there.

Celebration: Punch Pubs crowned a 'local legend' in a Staffordshire pub (Credit: Ian Hodgkinson @ PictureIt Media)

Town hero celebrated at red-carpet pub party

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

A man has been crowned a ‘local legend’ in a red-carpet style celebration at a town pub after he was nominated in a nationwide campaign from Punch Pubs for his devotion to helping others.

LTC launches recruitment drive in Burton

LTC launches recruitment drive in Burton

By Michelle Perrett

The Licensed Trade Charity (LTC) launched a marketing campaign last week in Burton Upon Trent - with the support of the local MP Andrew Griffiths - to recruit volunteers.  

Joule's: 14th site

Joule's Brewery adds 14th pub to estate

By Gemma McKenna

Joule's Brewery has added a fourteenth pub to its estate, with the purchase of Punch pub the Duke of York in Lichfield, Staffordshire. The site was...



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Brummie cocktail?

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