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…

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…