Suffolk

TeiganSmile: Owners of the Maldon Grey aim to raise awareness of dangers of newborns being kissed on lips

Pair use pub to promote TeiganSmile campaign

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Rebecca and Tony Bayliss have used their pub the Maldon Grey in Sudbury, Suffolk, to help fundraise through their campaign, TeiganSmile, to support their child who developed cerebral palsy after being kissed on the lips as a newborn baby.

Trade requirements: operator of the Unruly Pig in Bromeswell, Suffolk Brendan Padfield calls for clarity, certainty and reassurance from the Government

‘Hospitality is the victim’ of Gov’s indecision

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

The UK Government’s response to the Omicron Covid variant has been a “fiasco” that has undermined customer confidence and victimised hospitality, said the owner of the Unruly Pig in Bromeswell, Suffolk.

Procedure in place: Brendan Padfield, owner of multi award-winning and Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropub, the Unruly Pig, in Woodbridge, Suffolk explains why he wholeheartedly recommends workplace lateral flow testing

Opinion

Caring for customers, caring for your team

By Brendan Padfield, the Unruly Pig, Woodbridge, Suffolk

This pandemic has hit the whole country so hard. Hospitality, as a sector, has perhaps been hardest hit, having been closed for a total of nine and a half months via three lockdowns since March 2020.

Reopening rules: operators shared their experiences of customers being confused by how to use the NHS coronavirus app to scan into venues (image:Getty/Olivier Le Moal)

'No one knows how to use the NHS app'

By Emily Hawkins

Pubgoers have been hesitant to use the NHS contact-tracing app and been reluctant to hand over their details, operators have reported.

What’s in the news 6 November?

Grave concerns about Government strategy

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser’s Ed Bedington spoke to Top 50 Gastropub operator, Brendan Padfield of the Unruly Pig, in Bromeswell, Suffolk, to get his views on the big stories of the past week.

'Serious impact': Adnams' H1 results revealed a pre-tax loss of £3.5m for the first six months of 2020 compared to a loss of £800,000 in 2019

Adnams pre-tax losses increase to £3.5m

By Stuart Stone

Suffolk-based brewer and pub operator Adnams has reported further losses as a result of the “serious impact” of the coronavirus crisis on the business.

Gin: Co-founder of the Stillery, Bury St Edmunds, Tim Blake, explains what makes the Best Spirits Bar what it is

My Pub: the Stillery, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

By Emily Hawkins

For a speakeasy style site unassumingly tucked away, the Stillery has made a big name for itself. Co-founder Tim Blake explains how a spirit of curiosity motivates the team at the Bury St Edmunds-based establishment.

East Anglia is a blend of bustling market towns, idyllic coastal villages and farming heritage

Regional focus on...East Anglia

By Stuart Stone

Our regional focus on East Anglia takes a look at the best pubs available in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire

Anglia buys Old Cannon Brewery

Anglia buys Old Cannon Brewery

By Gurjit Degun

Anglia Pub Company, the group led by ex-Punch business development manager Garry Clark, has taken on its sixth site in East Anglia — the Old Cannon...

Greene King like-for-like sales are up

Like-for-like sales up for Greene King

By Michelle Perrett

Suffolk brewer and operator, Greene King, reported like-for-like sales growth of 4.7% in its managed pub division for the 51 weeks to 24 April 2011.

Adnams: holding prices to help licensees

Adnams freezes beer prices for a third year

By Ewan Turney

Suffolk brewer and pub operator Adnams has frozen its own beer prices to its 70 tenants and freetrade customers for a third year. Adnams will hold...

Wetherspoon: January Sale nears

Exclusive: JDW drops 99p pint deal

By John Harrington

JD Wetherspoon is not re-running its 99p pint deal in its January Sale next month, the Morning Advertiser has learnt. Next year's sale will see...

Adnams: will run two hotels for Holkham Estates

Adnams takes over Holkham hotels

By Ewan Turney

Suffolk brewer and pub operator Adnams is to take over the management of two historic hotels under a joint venture scheme. The deal with Holkham...

Crown in Woodbride features a boat suspended from the ceiling

Fifth site for hotel group

By Jo Bruce

Independent hotel operator Thorpeness and Aldeburgh Hotels have opened a fifth site. The Suffolk company has opened 300-year-old freehold the Crown...

Adnams: under fire from shareholder

Guinness Peat attacks Adnams performance

By The PMA Team

Suffolk brewer and retailer Adnams has been criticised by one of its shareholders for the way it has expanded the business over recent years,...

JDW 99p offer is over

JD Wetherspoon ends 99p deal

By John Harrington

JD Wetherspoon has ended its controversial 99p-pint deal — prices have risen from 1 April to £1.29.

Simon and Victoria Eichhorn: winners

Cock Inn crowned Adnam's Pub of the Year

By Gemma McKenna

The Cock Inn in Clare, Suffolk has been named Adnams Pub of the Year at its inaugural Pub Awards. The awards were presented at a ceremony at the...

Adnams: Expansion plans ditched

Adnams puts Cellar & Kitchen expansion on hold

By Christine Boggis, Off Licence News

Suffolk brewer and pub operator has put its Cellar & Kitchen retail venture expansion plans on hold this year to focus on the shops it has...

Adnams: Trading is tough

Adnams issues profit warning

By M&C Report

Adnams, the Suffolk brewer, has issued a profit warning, saying that its first half operating profits would be "substantially lower" than last year's...