West Yorkshire

Driving change: The mayors of the North and West Midlands discuss the night-time economy (Credit: Elspeth Moore)

Mayors of the North call for VAT cut

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Mayors of the North united to call for an industry-wide VAT cut in the Spring Budget at the Night Time Economy Summit last week.

Competition time: here are the six contenders for Punch Pub of the Year

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Meet the finalists for Punch Pub of the Year

By The Morning Advertiser

With the Great British Pub Awards just days away from announcing and celebrating some of the best bars in the business, we take a look at some of the finalist that are in the running to take home some silver. Today it’s the turn of the bars that are competing...

Twisted Bars: The operator is expanding

Twisted Bars to open second site

By Michelle Perrett

Twisted Bar is to invest £250,000 to open the Ticket Office Bar in the Ilkley, West Yorkshire, railway station building.

Pubs begin Storm Angus clean-up operation

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Pubs begin Storm Angus clean-up operation

By Helen Gilbert

Pubs across the country are cleaning up and reopening in the aftermath of Storm Angus and bad weather that has battered the UK.

FLVA president: good relationship with BDM is vital

FLVA president: good relationship with BDM is vital

By Emily Sutherland

Licensees must strive to forge closer relationships with their business development managers (BDMs) and pub companies, according to Federation of Licensed Victuallers Association (FLVA) president Michelle Dwan.

Osett: new site for Hop concept

Ossett Brewery in third Hop site plan

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Ossett Brewery, the Yorkshire brewer and pub operator, is looking to open its third Hop concept pub in Sheffield's West One shopping and leisure...

The Ings: 100% wet business

The Ings: defying the downturns

By Tony Halstead

Joe Moran tells Tony Halstead how the Ings in Guiseley, West Yorkshire survived two recessions with good beer, real fires and community spirit.

Dinning and Roberts: former Wetherspoon managers

Turnaround of the Turnpike Inn

By Tony Halstead

Lee Roberts tells Tony Halstead how he and partner Sarah Dinning turned a near-derelict West Yorkshire pub into a £30,000 a week business.

For sale: six Deepclear pubs

Six Deepclear pubs go on the market

By The PMA Team

Six former Deepclear pubs in Yorkshire are on the market for a combined asking price of £1.5m. The pubs are being sold through Colliers CRE after...

Fox and Hounds: topped industry poll

Fox & Hounds is Britain's top pub

By Kelly Smith

The Fox and Hounds in Newmillerdam, West Yorkshire has been voted the top pub in the UK in a poll of over 200 senior industry personnel.

Court not Caution: Pubwatch campaign

Attacked again, but thug goes free

By John Harrington

A licensee has been left "disillusioned" with police after twice being attacked by thugs who never appeared before court. Andrew Goodall's case comes...



Suburban Style cash exchange West Yorkshire bar operator Suburban Style Bar is offering to exchange customer's coins for notes. Punters can hand over...



Would you allow customers to breast-feed a baby in your pub? Chris Green Stansfield Arms, Apperley Bridge, Bradford, W. Yorks I have three children...



Would you ever consider undergoing cosmetic surgery? Catherine Bown The Crown Rotherham South Yorks Yes, and I've actually had some done! Two years...