Still time to nominate for Best Bar 2014

Still time to nominate for Best Bar 2014
Still time to nominate for Best Bar 2014

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There’s still time to nominate your favourite for The News exciting new Best Bar 2014 competition.

With your help, the competition will, once and for all, settle the great debate about the best watering hole in our area.

We need you to tell us if your local, your home from home, your place for relaxation is the best around and why it should be crowned champion.

And it couldn’t be simpler to get your nominations in.

All you need to do is fill in the entry form, nominating your favourite pub, club or bar and giving your reason why.

Whether you are the bar manager, a member of staff, 
the landlord or just a loyal regular this is a great opportunity to get your local’s name in lights.


All pubs, bars and clubs are free to enter locally. Once we call time on the nominations, we’ll showcase the entrants in The News where a voting process will take place to decide who will win this title.


Text your nomination before 10am on November 17, 2014, to 65550. Simply start your text with the words: PENBAR14 followed by a space, then the name and address of your favourite pub/bar. Follow this with your name, your address (including postcode) and your email address (if you have one).

Text messages cost £1 plus your standard network charge and should contain no more than 160 characters in total.

Please note: you will receive a reply message to confirm receipt of your nomination.

Your text message must follow the exact format stated, otherwise your nomination may not be counted but you may still be charged. If you text after the stated closing date your nomination will not be counted but you may still be charged.


Simply complete the coupon in The News today and post it to: Best Bar Nominations, The News, 1000 Lakeside, North Harbour, Portsmouth, PO6 3EN.

All nomination coupons must be received by (or before) first post on November 17, 2014.

You must use an official nomination coupon cut from the paper. Photocopied or defaced coupons will not be accepted.


Your regular pub these days isn’t just a place that serves a pint – so give your reasons why it holds such a special place in your heart.

Is it the beer? Do they do great food? Is it a place ‘where everyone knows your name?’ We want your nominations, but we also want to know WHY.