Pepperpot Micropub and Rooms facing opposition A new micropub set to open in Ulverston, Cumbria is facing heavy opposition from some local residents. The planning application submitted by Mark and Cheryl Bates has attracted a lot of attention with residents submitting letters of objection. We believe the local council’s licensing committee will make a ruling…

What exactly makes a micropub? We’ve seen various definitions and have been in a few discussions recently over just what exactly can be called a micropub. The official definition from the micropub association states “A micropub is a small freehouse which listens to its customers, mainly serves cask ales, promotes conversation, shuns all forms of…

Go and name a micropub! A new micropub currently in the process of being set up in Liverpool is running a competition for the public to come up with a name for their pub. Run by a local group of like minded beer lovers, Love Beer Hate Fascism, they have been struggling to come up…

Tin Bin Ltd has submitted a planning application to the Rother District Council to convert a wholefood shop and delicatessen into a micropub called The Brickmaker’s Alehouse. Details of the planning application can be found here. The guys behind the application, Robin Hill and Martin Payne, both have a background in the industry having worked…

A new micropub, set in a disused shop on Queens road, is set to open shortly. Having been granted planning application in August, David Brumley and his partner Antonia Clarke are hoping to have the refurbishment done towards the end of October and opening soon after. The pub will have room for approximately 50 people…

Earlier this year, The Saxon Bear in Christchurch, Dorset was taken on by a new owner, Lee Price. The Saxon Bear was the sister pub to the very popular Wight Bear in neighbouring Southbourne. Following the take-over, Lee decided to rename it to The Saxon Bar and our impression seem to be that it’s been…

A new micropub has been approved for Wolverhampton’s city centre, based in Queen street. The micropub will take over an empty shop unit which sits between Nando’s and a beauty salon and will have enough room to accommodate 30 customers while also offering 25 seats upstairs for private functions or used to deal with overflow.…

Coventry is set to receive it’s first micropub after plans were recently approved by the council to convert the former diner in Shelton Square, on two conditions, the development must begin no later than three years from the approval date & must follow the submitted plan. Applicant Angelique Cherry, plans to sell real ale &…

At the beginning of the year, The Golden Smog micropub was targeted as thieves ripped the bars off a window, proceeding to steal collection boxes for the Great North Air Ambulance and the Boro Walkers Association. Golden Smog owner, John Christine said: “People have helped us to raise thousands and thousands for charities and then…

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