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Craft Beer Co Covent Garden

Craft Beer Co reports double digit growth and expansion plans

The Craft Beer Co. which operates seven sites across London and one in Brighton, has reported like for likes up 11.3% 2016 against 2015 The news comes just a few weeks after the successful opening of their latest venue in London’s Limehouse and the first years trading at their site in the City on St. Mary Axe, in the shadow of the Gherkin. December alone traded up 15.5% across the estate with the addition of Limehouse in mid December, but was 8.4% up like for like. The Craft Beer Co. MD and Founder, Martin Hayes, commented: “It’s been a great year for [...]

Pub is The Hub appeals for donations

Pub is The Hub appeals for donations

Pub is The Hub appeals for donations for Community Services Fund Pub is The Hub has launched an online donation facility on its website to raise money for its Community Services Fund. As the organisation does not have any long-term funding – it exists on goodwill and donations from drinks and pub companies, grants from government, the Big Lottery and the Prince’s Countryside Fund and funding from other interested organisations – regular fundraising is a part of everyday life within Pub is The Hub Funding, from whichever source goes towards running the organisation and providing independent advice and support for services to [...]

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People power is saving Britain’s pubs

People power is saving Britain’s pubs – as 1,500 are granted additional protection A year to the day since new powers were introduced to protect pubs, the number registered as Assets of Community Value (ACV) is soaring, according to the latest figures from CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale. Almost 1,500 are now registered and 300 have been added so far this year. With 27 pubs closing every week, community groups have been coming together to save their beloved pubs by nominating them as ACVs. Last year the Government announced new protections for pubs listed as ACVs – ensuring that owners [...]