Latest Public house Stories

2008-09-05 00:00:18

During the 17th Century in the lordship of Gower, beer licences were issued by justices of the peace for a fee of 20 shillings. Failure to sell beer without one would result in the offender being "openly whipped" and given a three-year ban.

2008-09-03 18:00:25

BREWING and pubs chain Greene King yesterday said sites selling food continued to perform strongly as it battled against challenging trading conditions. The group's retail arm reported like-for-like sales growth of 1.6% in the 16 weeks to August 24, compared with the 2.8% decline seen in July.

2008-09-03 06:00:18

By Martin Flanagan ROBUST trading in Scotland bolstered the latest update from Greene King yesterday, despite the company saying wider consumer confidence and spending were flagging.

2008-08-30 09:01:03

Many of the problems with vandalism, yobbish behaviour, petty crime and violence, particularly in Plymouth's city centre, are fuelled by the excessive use of alcohol.

2008-08-29 18:00:31

By ALASTAIR GILMOUR BEER WRITER DEVELOPMENT Opportunity. Former Pub Premises. Lease For Sale. Vacancy. Freehold. High Turnover. And There's More. The signs are unmissable on every high street, giving the impression that the licensed trade is in freefall.

2008-08-27 18:00:37

CLASSIC movie fans will be able to wash their popcorn down with a pint when a pub opens a mini cinema.

2008-08-21 18:00:52

By ALEX TURNER THE administrators of Liverpool brewer Cains have begun shutting the loss-making pubs in the group. It also emerged yesterday that brothers Sudarghara and Ajmail Dusanj, who bought Cains in 2002, still own the brewery and a number of pubs.

2008-08-14 03:00:24

Cisco Brew Pub Offering Beer, Wine and Spirits Created on Nantucket Island For BAA Boston, Inc.

2008-08-06 06:00:33

By Rob Kasper, The Baltimore Sun Aug. 6--Beer rules. It is the alcoholic beverage we Americans say we drink most often, besting wine, its closest competitor, by double digits. That was my take after reading the 2008 Gallup Poll of consumption habits, released last week.

2008-08-05 09:00:00

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/923758/beer_in_the_united) has announced the addition of the "Beer in the United Kingdom 2008" report to their offering.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.