• £200,000 Refurbishment for Picturesque Harbour Pub

    03 April 2016

    The William the Conqueror in Rye Harbour, East Sussex, has been completely transformed in a major £200,000 refurbishment.The pub was closed during the five-week project, which included repainting throughout in contemporary colours, introducing new furniture and decorations, opening up a dual aspect fireplace and refurbishing the bar area and toilets. The former pool table room has been converted i

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  • Pub of the Week: The Jamaica Wine House, London

    29 March 2016

    The Jamaica Wine House is a traditional British pub tucked away in St Michael’s Alley, one of the winding streets off Cornhill, in London’s historic ‘Square Mile’.The Jamaica first opened in 1652, as London’s first coffee house. Today, it is bustling city pub, popular with city workers and tourists alike.

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  • Family Affair for New Licensee at Community Pub

    24 March 2016

    The new licensee of The Dewdrop in Twydall, near Rainham, is a familiar face to regulars at the Shepherd Neame pub. Janet Harris has taken it over from her Mum and stepdad Valerie and Richard Elvy, who recently retired after 10 years behind the bar.

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  • Pub of the Week: The King's Head, Deal

    22 March 2016

    The King’s Head in Deal is a traditional English inn with rooms, which enjoys an enviable position slightly set back from, but directly overlooking, the seafront of this popular Kentish seaside town.

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  • Councillor Swaps the Housing Market for a Public House

    18 March 2016

    After more than 25 years as an estate agent, a district councillor has embarked on a new venture: running his local pub, the White Horse in Hawkinge. Cllr Philip Martin grew up in Folkestone, and has lived in Hawkinge for the past 10 years, overseeing his estate agency business House Martins.

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