Cask ale in deep decline: Reasons to be fearful?

SIBA report says pandemic has accelerated slump in demand

Fight steps up for fairer tax system

But reduction in duty for draught beer is trivial compared to price rises on the way

Crisis time for pubs again?

Pubs industry puts out very gloomy message after rash of cancellations

Why should real ale cost less than lager?

Steve Hay, former landlord of the Royal Blenheim, challenges pricing norms

How high can real ale prices go?

£5 a pint is now not unusual in Oxford, even without service charges

After “Freedom Day”, what now for our local pubs?

Mixed picture as staff shortages and self-isolating staff cause headaches

Are pubs really in trouble, or crying wolf?

Delay in dropping all restrictions a major blow, as one in 10 pubs could close

Time to celebrate – but be wary of outlook for pubs

Is there a “ghost at the feast” as pubs re-open for indoor trading?

Two-thirds of local pubs now open?

See below for a list of pubs we know to be trading outdoors