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Edinburgh

Call for trade to join police group

A TRADE group which meets regularly with Police Scotland is calling on licensees from across the country to get involved

Duty blamed as beer sales slide

RISING beer duty has been blamed as the number of pints sold in Britain’s pubs slumped by 57 million from January to March compared...

Put Borders on whisky map

WHISKY drinkers are being urged to put the Borders ‘back on the whisky map’ by choosing a location for what’s said to be the...
£50 notes

Be on guard for counterfeit notes

LICENSEES who regularly handle cash are being urged to be extra vigilant after a stash of counterfeit £50 notes was discovered in a hotel in Inverness.

Schooner is a boomer with beer fans

Growth in craft beer has been credited with boosting the use of ‘schooner’ glassware in the on-trade. The two-third pint measure is said to be proving...

Hotel firm adds another

A HOTEL firm with properties in Oban, Fort William and Dunoon has acquired a new hotel in Grangemouth, after securing funding from Santander. SGE Hotels...

Mixing up a storm

HOW much heat can your bar handle? Bacardi Brown-Forman Brands is encouraging outlets across the UK to get into the New Orleans spirit this summer...

MasterChef Tim brews up

BBC MasterChef champ Tim Anderson took time out the kitchen recently to help the team at Alva’s Harviestoun Brewery cook up a batch of...

Migrant worker checks must be stringent

THE UK Border Agency’s clamp-down on businesses using illegal migrant workers has been further reinforced with the news of two central belt businesses facing...
THE longest-serving female employee at Chivas Brothers was celebrating last week after chalking up 45 years with the company.

Jacqui clocks up 45 years at Chivas

THE longest-serving female employee at Chivas Brothers was celebrating last week after chalking up 45 years with the company. Jacqui Farquhar, who is originally from...