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Pub boss calls for business rates reform

One of the country top pub bosses has joined the call for a review of business rates and VAT. Marston’s chief executive officer Ralph Findlay said: "T...

New River quits pub property business

New River has sold its pub property business, Hawthorn Leisure, to Admiral Taverns for £222m. The estate comprises 674 leased, tenanted and operator-m...

Shipwrecked beer rescued

In September 1895 the cargo ship Wallachia left Glasgow bound for the Caribbean. The load was general cargo, which included bottled beer,whisly and gi...

Cider showcase returns

Bristol Cider Salon returns in August with the highlight a tasting with 30 producers pouring 90 speciality ciders. The third salon (Tuesday 10-Sunday...

Model campaign for pubs

Licensee and model Jodie Kidd has launched a new campaign for Long Live The Local to champion the important social and economic role that pubs play at...

Young’s £53m pubs sell-off

Pub group Young’s has agreed to sell 56 of its tenanted 63 pubs in its Ram Pub Company estate to Punch Pubs and Co for £53m. The group said it will re...

Welsh pub changes welcomed

CAMRA has welcomed restrictions on going to the pub in Wales are set to be lifted from Saturday, 7 August. First minister Mark Drakeford said Wales wi...

Ever dreamed of owning shares in a brewery?

 Chairman John Hattersley answers questions about the CAMRA Members Investment Club

Brewing archive impresses MP

Local MP Kate Griffiths visited the National Brewery Centre, in the heart of Burton, to find out more about the work of the National Brewery Heritage...

Wetherspoon ‘can't compete with supermarkets on tax‘

Pubco JD Wetherspoons rails at  the ending of temporary cut in VAT on food as pubs prepare for non-lock down trading. The chancellor reduced VAT on fo...


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