New opening: £1.1m has been invested in the new JDW pub at Haven Primrose Valley

JDW to operate at Haven holiday parks

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has signed an exclusive agreement with UK holiday park operator, Haven, meaning it can operate at its parks.

Hard hit: Tough weekend of trade for Yorkshire bistro

Bistro hit with worst trading week in 7 years

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

The operator of the Pig & Whistle, Beverley, was left “broken” after rail strikes and the cost-of-living crisis triggered the worst trading week in seven years.

New opening: Tommy Banks Group to launch gastropub this spring

Tommy Banks to open gastropub

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

The Banks family, Matthew Lockwood and the Tommy Banks Group have announced the forthcoming launch of a pub with rooms in North Yorkshire in late spring.

Hard times: Footfall drop at North Yorkshire venue due to cost-of-living

‘Good luck to all the pub trade’

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

A North Yorkshire operator has warned hospitality’s future will be “bleak” without further Government support.

Continuous battle: Andrew Pern's the Star Inn the Harbour pub in Whitby to close next month following lack of support from council

Andrew Pern pub to close due to 'lack of support'

By Rebecca Weller

Andrew Pern’s Michelin-listed Yorkshire pub the Star Inn the Harbour, will close its doors for good next month following “utter lack of support” from the local council in the aftermath of the pandemic.

Pub politics: ''To be elected mayor of Goole is testament to how well Chris understands the town and what the community cares about,' Hawthorn CEO Mark Davies said of Goole's new mayor Chris Bailey (pictured)

Pub operator elected mayor of Goole

By Stuart Stone

A Hawthorn pub operator has been elected mayor of the port, market town and civil parish of Goole in East Riding of Yorkshire.

In talks: South Yorkshire leaders discuss tier three

South Yorkshire moving to tier three

By Nicholas Robinson

South Yorkshire pubs will face tough tier three rules from this Saturday (24 October), it has been announced following lengthy discussions.

Tall order: the prestigious accolades are awarded to those who have made achievements in public life and committed themselves to serving and helping the country

Pub trade recognised in Queen’s honours list

By Nikkie Thatcher

A number of on-trade figures, including a Great British Pub Awards finalist, have been recognised among celebrities, hospital workers and footballers in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for their services to the industry and community.

Protz: advises Carslberg to keep Tetley's in Yorkshire

Carlsberg strikes Leeds a bitter blow

By Roger Protz

Brewing Tetley's cask outside Yorkshire prompts outrage reminiscent of the Hoegaarden fiasco, says Roger Protz. You have to admire the sensitivity...

Hockney: I loathe Brown and Blair for ban

Hockney: 'up yours' over smoking ban

By Ewan Turney

Artist David Hockney has backed calls for a review of the smoking ban and said he "loathes" Brown and Blair for its implementation. Speaking on the...

Sam Smiths: claims of unfair dismissals

Sacked managers take on Sam Smith

By Tony Halstead

Sacked pub managers are lining up a series of unfair dismissal claims against North Yorkshire brewer Sam Smith. The company is facing a number of...

Forging ahead

Forging ahead

Amanda Wragg finds out how Mark Wilson and Alexandra Warricker, chef/proprietors of the North Yorkshire Anvil Inn, have made their business a success...