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Disturbing turtle video drives UK pub chain to clamp down on plastic straws

A growing number of restaurants and pubs are listening to environmental campaigners and taking a stand against plastic straws<p>When the boss of UK pub chain Oakman Inns, Peter Borg-Neal, was shown a YouTube video <b>(warning: graphic content)</b> of a turtle in obvious pain as a plastic straw is removed from …

Oakman Inns: like founder, like son

Eamonn and Peter Borg-Neal at The Akeman<b>This year, The Akeman in Tring is celebrating ten years since Peter Borg-Neal opened its doors in December</b> …

Top 10

Swanbourne pub to double team in recruitment drive for August re-opening

The Betsey Wynne pub restaurant in Swanbourne looks set to serve up some great career opportunities in hospitality as it seeks double its workforce …

Learning

Brothers amazed by £22,000 total at Royston golf day fundraiser for Cambridge children’s neurology ward

Brothers who organised a Royston golf fundraiser for children’s neurology services at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge said they were “absolutely …

Medicine

This Pub Chain Is Taking Plastic Straws Off the Menu

JD Wetherspoon, a pub chain across the UK and Ireland, is making plastic straws disappear from its locales in an effort to minimize the amount of …

Oakman Inns Delivers 8.6% like for like growth in H1 - Hospitality & Catering News

<b>Oakman Inns & Restaurants will announce today that trading over the first half of financial year 2017/18 has been buoyant. Like For Like sales for</b> …

Revamp and expansion for The Akeman in Tring

The Akeman in Tring is undergoing a substantial refit, with the new look venue set to open next month (November).<p>Owner Oakman Inns acquired the …

U.K. Pub Chain To Ban Plastic Straws

JD Weatherspoon announces that its Pubs will be free of plastic straws by 2018

Popular pub-restaurant chain Oakman Inns announces buoyant trading

Oakman Inns & Restaurants which operate venues across Northants, Bucks, Beds, Herts, Oxon, Warwikshire and beyond has announced that trading over the …

Kings Arms

Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England<p>A resurgent coaching inn right at the heart of Berkhamsted town centre that is once again a vibrant hub of food, drink and accommodation. Expect a 'passion for pubbiness' vibe, plus a decent restaurant and a set of comfy rooms.

The Blue Boar

Witney, Oxfordshire, England<p>Easy chairs beside a wood burner, a smiling boar's 'head' protruding from a Cotswold stone wall and soft lighting above a long wooden bar are the first impressions that greet guests as they enter this listed 18th-century coaching inn. Beyond the front lounge; a …

Major hospitality development will bring 60 jobs as popular Hertfordshire-born pub restaurant operator adds another Bucks venue to its collection

New pub-restaurant in Bucks is thought to be one the biggest hospitality developments for the last 25 years in the county.<p>Oakman Inns, founded in …