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New report highlights how loneliness will continue to be a serious issue beyond Covid-19 with pubs having a part to play in recovery

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Loneliness is going to remain a serious issue beyond Covid-19, according to new research from the Campaign to End Loneliness. A survey* for its new report ‘Loneliness Beyond Covid’ reveals that nearly three quarters of UK adults (71%) think loneliness is going to be a…

Government agrees to closer collaboration with Pub is The Hub and the hospitality sector

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The Government has recognised the role of pubs and publicans in helping local communities and has said it will collaborate with Pub is The Hub. In its Hospitality Strategy, which was published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy earlier this month, it…

Wildlife zone and play area opens at north Cornwall pub to help educate and entertain local children

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Publicans Martin and Natalie Watts at The Travellers Rest in Trevarrian Hill are helping local children learn more about the environment with the opening of a wildlife zone and eco-friendly play area. These have been opened with the expert help and a Community Services Fund…

Meet the Regional Advisor: insights from Terry Stork PiTH’s advisor for East Anglia

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Pub is The Hub’s wonderful team of regional advisors continue to help great publicans to diversify and provide essential local services. In the second in our regular series putting a spotlight on our advisors, we learn more about advisor Terry’s industry background, his experiences with pub…

The Prince of Wales visits Ponthir publican who played a vital role in helping local residents during the Covid-19 pandemic

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The Prince of Wales has celebrated the finale of his tour of Wales by pulling a pint at Pub is The Hub project The Ponthir House Inn in Ponthir, in South Wales. Pub is The Hub is a not-for-profit organisation inspired by The Prince of…

Publicans invited to take part in a national ‘Cheers for Volunteers’ on Thank You Day

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 The Royal Voluntary Service and beer-for-good organisation, The Good Beer Co is inviting publicans to get involved in a ‘Cheers for Volunteers’, as part of the national Thank You Day this Sunday (4th July), www.thankyouday.org The Good Beer Co is recruiting pubs and breweries to…

Welsh publican comes to the aid of local residents by opening village store

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Publican Barrie Walden has opened a new village store in a log cabin at The Ponthir House Inn, in Ponthir near Newport in south Wales, to support local residents.   During the previous Covid-19 lockdowns Barrie opened a pop-up village store in the dining area…