Press Releases

  1. NEW LICENSEES ROLL OUT THE BARREL WITH MAJOR INVESTMENT FOR HISTORIC POTTERS BAR PUB

    New landlords, Eliz Brennan and James McLaughlin, and Heineken’s pub business, Star Pubs & Bars, are investing in a £150k complete refurbishment of the eighteenthcentury Cask & Stillage pub on Potters Bar High Street.

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  2. HEINEKEN UNVEILS CAMPAIGN TO OPEN YOUR CITY

    Heineken ® is launching the first stage of its ‘Open Your City’ campaign on 15 July with a six month partnership with Metro entitled ‘London Unlocked’.

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  3. LICENSEES PAY THE PRICE OF DELAYS TO BUSINESS RATES APPEALS

    Star Pubs & Bars is calling for better resourcing of the Valuation Office Agency and a simplification of the business rates appeal process when changes come into force in October as analysis of 500 of its appeals reveals the average time taken to settle an appeal is two years two months and the maximum to be four years.

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  4. MAJOR £750,000 INVESTMENT TO REBUILD AND REOPEN HISTORIC PENZANCE PUB

    Star Pubs & Bars, Heineken’s pub business, starts work this week on a major £750,000 project to rebuild and  reopen the historic Star pub on Market Jew Street in Penzance.

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  5. Yorkshire Pubs Increase Capacity to Capitalise on 'Casual Dining' Revolution

    Star Pubs & Bars, HEINEKEN's pub business, is jointly investing £290K with local pub operators in two major transformational pub refurbishments in Yorkshire, the Thornhill in Calverley and the Knox Arms in Harrogate to cater for the growing demand for casual pub dining and to increase capacity for drinkers.

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  6. Fish Club restaurant owners take on Star Pubs & Bars pub

    Fish Club restaurant owners, Steve Orme, James Thomson and Jack Sutton are taking on their first pub, the Red Lion in Shepperton, a Star Pubs & Bars site located on the River Thames.

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  7. New Strongbow TV Ad Champions Its Herefordshire Roots

    Strongbow, the UK's leading cider brand, celebrates its Herefordshire roots and 'bittersweet nature' in a scenic new TV advertisement which pays homage to the farmers who grow the one billion British cider apples that go into making the world’s top-selling cider every year.

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  8. Newcastle pubs raise the bar with transformational investment

    Star Pubs & Bars1, HEINEKEN’s pub business, has jointly invested £240K with local pub operators in two major transformational pub refurbishments in the Newcastle area, the Blackie Boy on the Groat Market and The Seven Stars in Ponteland, both of which open this May.

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  9. HEINEKEN to invest 126 million in future UK brewing, cider making and pubs

    HEINEKEN is to invest a total of £126 million in its UK business.

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  10. ARMY CRICKETERS STORM TO INTER SERVICES TRIUMPH AT LORDS

    Serving soldier Captain Storm Green produced a batting performance worthy of his name to help his Army team-mates retain the HEINEKEN-sponsored Inter-Services Twenty20 trophy at Lords. The annual three-way competition sees teams from the Army, Royal Air Force and Royal Navy compete on the hallowed Lords wicket for the coveted trophy.

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