Bolton Beer & Cider Week

Here you will find links to articles published in the media

17/05/21: Pubs and restaurants in Bolton raring to have customers indoors again. Click here to view the article.

12/05/21: Bolton brewery ‘triples production’ as demand soars. Click here to view the article.

10/05/21: New beer festival from Bolton brewery coming this summer. Click here to view the article.

04/05/21: Hospitality bosses lose court battle over indoor opening. Click here to view the article.

24/04/21: The Freemasons pub, Farnworth, fined for Covid rule breach. Click here to view the article.

21/04/21: New bar planned as Westhoughton’s reputation as a food and drink destination grows. Click here to view the article.

19/04/21: Pubs and restaurants in Bolton enjoy bumper weekend back open after Covid rules ease. Click here to view the article.

18/04/21: PM urged to commit to road map’s reopening date. Click here to view the article.

16/04/21. Northern Monkey plans to open up new brewery. Click here to view the article.

15/04/21. Traffic restrictions to be introduced to Nelson Square to serve customers outside. Click here to view the article.

12/04/21: Pubs toast return of punters in Bolton’s beer gardens. Click here to view the article.

12/04/21: Excitment as hospitality trade is finally getting back on track. Click here to view the article.

06/04/21: 5 Bolton pubs that are open from April 12. Click here to view the article.

05/04/21: The Bar set to have licence reviewed after being accused of serving alcohol without ‘substantial meals’. Click here to view the article.

03/04/21: Bars in Bolton step up to secure pavement trading permits. Click here to view the article.

01/04/21: Historic The Old Three Crowns to open under new ownership. Click here to view the article.

26/03/21: Bolton MP backs beer duty cut as a ‘lifeline’ for pubs. Click here to view the article.

25/03/21: Covid-19: Pubs could require vaccine passports – Boris Johnson. Click here to view the article.

20/03/21: How many of these Bolton pubs of the past do you remember? Click here to view the article.

20/03/21: Every pub and restaurant will be allowed to erect a marquee WITHOUT planning permission. Click here to view the article.

15/03/21: UK pubs down £8.2bn in lost beer sales from Covid pandemic. Click here to view the article.

10/03/21: Plan approved to convert derelict Bolton town pub into flats. Click here to view the article.

07/03/21: Pubs will be able to turn car parks into beer gardens in April. Click here to view the article.

06/03/21: Bolton brewers take on Manchester brewers with new ale. Click here to view the article.

06/03/21: Beer and Cider week returning to ‘bring Bolton back to life’. Click here to view the article.

04/03/21: Wetherspoon details beer garden reopenings. Click here to view the article.

01/03/21: Residents pay respects to landlady of The Stork Tavern, Halliwell. Click here to view the article.

22/02/21: Bolton pub owner voices concern over just opening beer gardens. Click here to view the article.

22/02/21: Bolton CAMRA says pubs still under threat from lockdown. Click here to view the article.

27/01/21: Bolton Gin Company takes over the Tap and Cork in Horwich. Click here to view the article.

17/12/20: Bolton’s pubs and restaurants react to tier 3 announcement. Click here to view the article.

9/12/20: Bolton pub’s impressive beer garden funded by Great British Pub Awards prize. Click here to view the article.

2/12/20: Bolton brewers thank lockdown supporters taking up deliveries. Click here to view the article.

27/11/20: Bolton pubs question future after fourth coronavirus lockdown. Click here to view the article.

24/11/20: Bolton bar owner warns tough tier rules lead hospitality into hibernation/ Click here to view the article.

12/11/20: Spread Eagle pub donate £1,000 to Friends of Hough Lane Garden. Click here to view the article.

12/11/20: Work almost finished on town centre former pub conversion. Click here to view the article.

5/11/20: Confusion still looms for Bolton pubs after takeaway u-turn. Click here to view the article.

4/11/20: Bolton’s pubs and restaurants can sell takeaway alcohol in lockdown. Click here to view the article.

2/11/20: Government ban on pubs serving takeaway alcohol confusing for pubs. Click here to view the article.

2/11/20: Bolton pub owners fear for the future as third lockdown hits. Click here to view the article.

31/10/20: Late night bar plans on Bradshawgate submitted once again. Click here to view the article.

30/10/20: Olde man and scythe serves food to stay open around restrictions. Click here to view the article.

29/10/20: Covid has devastated UK pub industry, says Camra. Click here to view the article.

26/10/20: Pubs, restaurants and organisations step up to the plate to feed Bolton’s children. Click here to view the article.

26/10/20: Popular Bolton bar to reopen with new food offer. Click here to view the article.

21/10/20: Bolton pub bosses ‘pretty desperate’ as tier 3 restrictions loom. Click here to view the article.

21/10/20: Plans for late night bar on Bradshawgate rejected by council. Click here to view the article.

20/10/20: Egerton pub’s quirky idea for perspex screens. Click here to view the article.

19/10/20: Breweries come together to say Tier 3 lockdown would ‘destroy pubs’. Click here to view the article.

17/10/20: Bolton firms left furious at lack of answers over stricter lockdown. Click here to view the article.

17/10/20: ‘Eye-sore’ Astley Bridge pub nears refurb completion. Click here view to the article.

16/10/20: Tier 3 Pointlessly Victimises and Destroys Pubs, Their Employment and our Northern communities. Click here to view the article.

15/10/20: Pub group Marston’s to cut 2,150 jobs due to coronavirus restrictions. Click here to view the article.

14/10/20: Bolton hospitality owner’s frustration about grant changes and tier system. Click here to view the article.

13/10/20: The Alma Inn set to reopen under new management. Click here to view the article.

13/10/20: Bolton bar closes after positive staff member coronavirus case. Click here to view the article.

12/10/20: Bars and restaurants ‘reaching point of no return’. Click here to view the article.

12/10/20: Pubs can stay open in Bolton under Tier 2 coronavirus measures. Click here to view the article.

8/10/20: Bolton pub owners fear for future as new restrictions just days after venues reopened. Click here to view the article.

8/10/20: Coronavirus: Bolton pubs could close AGAIN under new measures. Click here to view the article.

7/10/20: Bolton pubs at risk as Greene King announces dozens of closures due to coronavirus restrictions. Click here to view the article

4/10/20: ‘Fantastic day’: Bolton bars happy to be serving community again. Click here to view the article.

3/10/20: Stories from Bolton’s most haunted pubs. Click here to view the article.

3/10/20: Pubs, soft play centres and bowling alleys can reopen from today in Bolton. Click here to view the article.

2/10/20: Bolton music venue Blind Tiger to be sold at auction. Click here to view the article.

2/10/20: Gastropub boss says hospitality reopening has brought his business ‘back from the brink’. Click here to view the article.

1/10/20: Bolton pub and restaurant bosses react to reopening news. Click here to view the article.

1/10/20: Lockdown measures in Bolton to be aligned with rest of Greater Manchester – pubs can reopen. Click here to view the article.

1/10/20: Coronavirus: Bolton lockdown measures to be aligned with the rest of Greater Manchester. Click here to view the article.

1/10/20: Bromley Cross bars and restaurants join forces in plea for help. Click here to view the article.

30/09/20: Coronavirus: Bolton pubs and restaurants ‘thrown to the lions’. Click here to view the article.

30/09/20: Bolton pubs and restaurants “thrown to the lions”, council leader. Click here to view the article.

29/09/20: Reopen Bolton pubs, Government urged. Click here to view the article.

29/09/20: Brewery face ‘pouring beer down the drain’ as lockdown restrictions in Bolton continue. Click here to view the article.

29/09/20: Andy Burnham calls for Bolton’s pubs and restaurants to be allowed to open. Click here to view the article.

29/09/20: Bolton Council Leader and business owners call for hospitality restrictions review. Click here to view the article.

27/09/20: Bolton restaurant leads Matt Hancock email campaign regarding hospitality closures. Click here to view the article.

27/09/20: Delight for Spread Eagle pub in Bromley Cross after scooping gong at Great British Pub Awards. Click here to view the article.

26/09/20: Takeaway service-only restrictions in Bolton ‘unfair’, says council leader. Click here to view the article.

26/09/20: Bolton bar owner speaks out about hospitality restrictions. Click here to view the article.

25/09/20: Bolton pub restrictions ‘could be the end of back-street boozers’. Click here to view the article.

24/09/20: Spread Eagle pub in Bromley cross wins gong at Great British Pub Awards. Click here to view the article.

24/09/20: ‘We’ve been forgotten’ – the bars and restaurants ordered to close more than two weeks ago, that nobody seems to be talking about. Click here to view the article.

23/09/20: Landlord warns he’ll close in a week if rule isn’t lifted. Click here to view the article.

22/09/20: Covid: Pubs and restaurants in England to have 10pm closing times. Click here to view the article.

20/09/20: Wetherspoons to cut prices by 7.5 per cent for 1 day – here’s when and why. Click here to view the article.

19/09/20: On-site and online shops opened at Radcliffe’s Brightside Brewery. Click here to view the article.

17/09/20: The Bar on Nelson Square to be monitored by Bolton Council when bars reopen. Click here to view the article.

15/09/20: Pub on Bolton and Wigan border forced to close despite having Wigan postcode. Click here to view the article.

14/09/20: Brewery hit hard after local lockdown calls time called on taproom. Click here to view the article.

12/09/20: Bolton alternative music pub the Alma Inn to close for good. Click here to view the article.

12/09/20: Bolton residents barred from neighbouring pubs under coronavirus rules. Click here to view the article.