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Oxfordshire pub named Good Food Guide's Readers' Restaurant of the Year 2016
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:42:26 +0200
An Oxfordshire pub has been named Readers’ Restaurant of the Year 2016 by the Good Food Guide.
Mark McCulloch: "a brand is a promise delivered"
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:00:54 +0200
What does the word brand mean to you? Is it a badge, a logo, a name, a colour or a collection of these? For me it is something that runs much much deeper and the best way that I have heard it described is that ‘brand is a promise delivered’.
Sky Sports adds huge derbies to autumn football schedule
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:48:32 +0200
Sky Sports has added three of the biggest derbies in English football to its live football schedule this autumn.
Great British Beer Festival sees 40% rise in trade interest
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:31:47 +0200
Great British Beer Festival has seen a 40% increase in the number of licensees, brewers, and other members of the trade applying for tickets.
Wanted: People to help build a pub by hand
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:19:43 +0200
Many of us have thought about starting our own pub after one too many but a mysterious group in Manchester has taken it one step further by starting to build a pub by hand.
Inglenook Inns and Taverns takes on first Star pub
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:06:19 +0200
Inglenook Inns and Taverns, the Lancashire-based pub group, has taken on its 18th pub – it’s first with Star Pubs & Bars.
News of the brews
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:01 +0200
News of the brews is your definitive guide to the week in beer, bringing you the latest in all things hoppy.
Andy Slee departs Punch Taverns
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:57:13 +0200
Punch Taverns has announced that external affairs and central operations director Andy Slee is leaving after almost five years with the company.
Black Sheep goes hipster with Pathmaker
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:40:22 +0200
Black Sheep Brewery has outlined a new path for the brewery, reaching out to younger, more experimental drinkers by reinventing its image.
Going up in smoke: running a barbecue
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:33:55 +0200
With the busy summer period in full swing, barbecues are all the rage in pub gardens up and down the country. A range of new options are aimings to make barbecue a year round event instead of seasonal - and give your food offering a smoky new flavour. Laurie MacDonald delves into the world of all things grilled.
Loungers' Nick Collins shares the secrets of a successful all day concept
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:19:47 +0200
It’s a topsy turvy world for multiple site operators. Research from CGA Peach showed there’s a ‘strong appetite’ for coffee shops serving alcoholic drinks, with up to £77m extra revenue up for grabs from serving cocktails alone. June’s Greene King Leisure Tracker revealed a quarter of adults would like pubs to become a ‘third space’ between the office and home where people can work.
Q&A: Sky Sports' Jamie Carragher on the new Premier League season
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:58:02 +0200
Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher looks ahead to the new Premier League campaign, kicking-off on 8 August.
Online map reveals locations of 29,000 UK pubs
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:49:05 +0200
Data analyst Ramiro Gomez has plotted the location of 29,000 pubs on an online map to show areas with the highest concentrations of pubs.
Yummy Pub Co launches 'tea themed' pub in London
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:18:01 +0200
Yummy Pub Co has secured its sixth site and its fourth with Charles Wells for its first high street pub, which will offer 100 types of loose-leaf tea.
First international Thornbridge bar to open in The Netherlands
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:03:23 +0200
Thornbridge brewery is set to open its first international in 's-Hertogenbosch, known as Den Bosch, in the Netherlands.
Video: Tom Kerridge of the Hand & Flowers on the chef shortage
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:40:04 +0200
Watch the double Michelin-starred chef speak on the issue.
Craft Beer Co secures site near Gherkin
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:10:47 +0200
The Craft Beer Co has announced that the group will debut in the City of London, after securing a site in Mitre Street, in the shadow of the insurance district's landmark Gherkin building.
Are multiple operators appy people?
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:48:57 +0200
Do multiple site operators need an app to help promote offers and appeal to those tricky millennials?
Talk of the Toon in Quayside
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:37:02 +0200
Roger Protz is delighted to discover Newcastle’s thriving food and drink hub in the formerly derelict docklands area.
What does it take to be one of the great British pubs?
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:23:03 +0200
The PMA team has been out and about during the past few weeks, visiting pubs across the country as part of the judging process for this year’s Great British Pub Awards.
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