The Fox & Hounds is back in business

The Fox & Hounds pub in Riseley which is renowned for its fantastic steak theatre unveiled its brand new look and menu last weekend as new licensees Tony and Diane officially reopened the doors for business on Friday (22nd March). Tony and Diane Goodman have been in the trade for more than 24 years and… Read more »

The Burnaby Arms are the headlining act!

Lucie and Steve Fuller who run The Burnaby Arms in Bedford have unveiled their brand new sound equipment for the pub which will enable it to host regular live music nights for the local community. The equipment was purchased thanks to a £5,000 grant from a national Music Makeover competition. The award scheme is run… Read more »

Wells & Young’s revives a retro Scottish beer

A retro Scottish beer makes a popular comeback as Wells & Young’s revives Younger’s Tartan in can format. Wells & Young’s has relaunched the much loved Scottish beer Younger’s Tartan Special in a can format. Last available in the off-trade in the late 1990s it has clearly been missed by consumers as the first batch… Read more »

Forget flowers, Kirin Ichiban sends out Beer Bro-quets

Forget flowers, Kirin Ichiban sends out a Beer Bro-quets, the ultimate Valentine’s gift for beer lovers! A lucky few will be receiving an alternative Valentine’s surprise today courtesy of premium Japanese lager, Kirin Ichiban. Wells & Young’s who manage the brand in the UK have taken the conventional Valentine’s bouquet and replaced the flowers with… Read more »

The Elephant & Castle joins the John Bull pub line up in France

The John Bull Pub Company, a division of Charles Wells Ltd has acquired its ninth pub in France after purchasing a second site in Lyon this month. The French city is already home to The King Arthur pub which opened last July and the new site looks set to be a great addition to the… Read more »

Charles Wells Results December 2012

Charles Wells results show period of transition has laid the foundation for growth. Charles Wells Ltd has announced its annual results for the financial year to 29th September 2012, incorporating the performance of Wells & Young’s Brewing Company, Charles Wells Pub Company and John Bull Pub Company. Sales income rose £1m to £189m with profit… Read more »