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Albert Road pub will regain its aristocratic name after a revamp

A pub that sparked an entertainment empire is no more – but its new owners say they are returning its original name when it reopens next month.

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The Coach and Horses in Hilsea

Punters are invited back to see changes

THE Coach and Horses has reopened after a refit.

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Industry leaders demand major reform in open letter to chancellor

CHAMPIONS of the beer industry have joined forces to ask Chancellor Phillip Hammond for major reform.

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Pub holds a charity rucksack event

A pub is teaming up with Portsmouth Football Club to help the homeless.

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Emsworth pub named in Camra’s 2018 guide

OWNERS of The Bluebell Inn pub in Emsworth have spoken of their joy after being told they will feature in the Camra Good Beer Guide 2018.

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Suella with James Wiseman in the kitchen of Cams Mill

Chef announces his delight after receiving MP award nomination

A chef is celebrating after being nominated to compete in the annual Pub Chef of the Year award.

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The Wheelwright's Arms in Havant, part of the Upham group

Pub group reveals big increase in profits

A UK pub group has released a report revealing impressive profits.

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Prosecco festival is a first for Port Solent

PORT Solent is preparing to host its first ever Prosecco festival this weekend.

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Courtney Lipsham, events organiser at The Cocked Hat in Gosport

Team at The Cocked Hat prepare for fresh start after makeover

The Cocked Hat pub is familiar to the residents of Gosport, having held its place on Military Road for decades.

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Pub chef gets fighting chance for top award after MP nomination

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage has announced her nomination for the Parliamentary Pub Chef of the Year awards.

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Bar staff Matt Shaw and Megan McEnroe at Drift on Hayling Island

Old boathouse offers cocktails with a twist and views over the sea

If you’re a fan of nights out in Southsea, then you’re probably no stranger to Drift bar.

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Industry warns over effects of Brexit

MORE than a third of businesses across the UK’s food and farming industry would become ‘unviable’ without access to European workers, new research has found.

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The Sunshine Inn in Farlington

Portsmouth pub aims to bring some Sunshine into regular’s life

A PUB is holding a charity event in honour of one of its regular customers.

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Fundraiser secures a venue for world’s first ever ‘Pop-Up Pug Pub’

Fundraiser secures a venue for world’s first ever ‘Pop-Up Pug Pub’

A pug-lover’s wish has been granted as a Southsea pub has offered to host her event – the world’s first Pop-Up Pug Pub.

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Fun day is organised in aid of charity

THE Fighting Cocks is no stranger to fundraising, so it comes as no surprise that the Gosport-based pub is teaming up with local, not-for-profit organisation Marvels and Meltdowns to raise money for a worthy cause.

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James Catlin of 5th Hants Pub, Albert Road, Southsea Picture: Habibur Rahman (171044-5)

James brings back a much-loved part of Southsea’s pub history

James Catlin is raring to reopen a long-standing Albert Road pub – that has had only three owners in 130 years.

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pub builds on its love for local produce with farm shop

STAFF at a rural pub are hoping a farm shop will keep punters coming through their doors.

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Owner of Winchester distillery Paul Bowler

CALL TO FIND A CREATIVE BLEND

CALLING all budding mixologists, bartenders and publicans from across the region – a distillery is holding a competition asking people within the drinks industry to showcase their skills and create a stand-out cocktail.

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Festival to showcase rising star brewery

A PORTSMOUTH brewery will be appearing at a beer festival in the New Forest next weekend.

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Owners David and Lorna Eastwood

Couple celebrate first year of brewery set up in historic city castle

David Eastwood and his wife Lorna have raised their pint glasses to toast a year since opening their dream business, Southsea Brewing Company.

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