Great British Pub Awards 2009

The Morning Advertiser has announced the Regional Category Winners of the Great British Pub Awards. These awards are designed to specifically reward the licensee for their hard work, dedication and entrepreneurial skills. Best Cask Beer Pub, Best Community Pub, Best Freehouse & Best Cellar are some of the thirteen categories up for grabs Great British Pub Awards: winners shortlist here

Aletalk is Backing Proud of Pubs Week

Aletalk is backing Proud of Pubs Week 2009, which is taking place from July 11 to 19. The campaign, being promoted by The Publican is about getting pubs, people and politicians behind their key campaign message: that pubs are GOOD The campaign is trying to get Landlords involved in activities throughout the week. These include: Establishing an online community on Twitter or Facebook Putting on a Proud of Pubs Night, and trying something new in your the pub More details at

Save the Great British Pub

Campaigners have launched a new on-line petition calling for duty levels to be reconsidered, action on cheap supermarket alcohol, a re-evaluation of the smoking ban and for the a Competition Commission inquiry into the pubco model See here