Tyne And Wear

Opportunities for growth: Industry experts discuss the benefits of apprenticeships


How to get the most out of apprenticeships

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Staff from the UK’s top pub companies discussed the benefits of apprenticeships at the MA Leaders Conference in Newcastle last week.

GBPA Best Food Pub winner: the Staith House


GBPA Best Food Pub winner: the Staith House

By Daniel Woolfson

The Staith House in North Shields, Tyne and Wear, was named best food pub at the Great British Pub Awards last night. Check out a gallery of the pub.

Camerons eyes conversions

Camerons eyes conversions

By John Harrington

Camerons has identified more sites with the potential to be converted to The Head of Steam (THoS) concept, but is not planning “loads” of conversions to the format

Pub dedicates room to much-loved pooch

Pub dedicates room to much-loved pooch

Snifter’s heart was warmed this week upon hearing that a pub had dedicated a room to the memory of a dog who was loved by the local community.

Principle Leisure: fell into administration earlier this month

Ex-Principle bars in sale by early May

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

A sale of the bars and restaurants formerly run by Tyne and Wear-based Principle Leisure is expected in early May.

Principle: in administration

Principle Leisure in administration

By Michelle Perrett

Principle Leisure, the Tyne & Wear-based operator, has been placed on the market after falling into administration. Christie + Co is marketing...

Townhouse: sold to Wear Inns

Wear Inns acquires Cougar Leisure pub

By Martyn Leek, M&C Report

Cougar Leisure, the bar business led by Julian Sargeson, has sold the Townhouse pub in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside to Wear Inns.

Brookes: thrilled with progress

Head of Steam toasts £1m pub

By The PMA Team

The Head of Steam, the north-east multiple operator, has re-opened a pub in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear after a £1m spend. The Central in Half Moon...