Archive for February, 2014

The black and white view of the world which is sent out by market research companies being skewed to present the view that was required by the client is something we are all used to.  This week it was claimed that pubs lose £700m in sales by giving out tap water.  The survey was commissioned […]

Pubpaper 746 – Massed Drunks and an Unnecessary Death

Posted: 12th February 2014 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing

Just under a year ago Lancashire Police put out a consultation document regarding the introduction of an Early Morning Restriction Order (EMRO) in the seaside resort of Blackpool.  This would have allowed the Local Authority to introduce restrictive rules regarding sale of alcohol between 3am and 6am in the morning within certain geographical areas or […]

Pubpaper 745 – Beer Mat Politics

Posted: 8th February 2014 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing

The Government doesn’t get beer and pubs.  Let me rephrase that, it gets quite a few bars and lots of beer at the Houses Of Parliament subsidised by every taxpayer in the country, what it doesn’t get is the real world outside of Westminster. Let me take you back a couple of weeks.  England open […]