TV chef launches e-petition to amend smoking ban
24 AUGUST 2011 - TV chef and publican Antony Worrall Thompson, who helped launch the Save Our Pubs & Clubs campaign, has created an e-petition calling on the government to review the smoking ban. It reads: 'We petition the Government to review the impact of the smoking ban on pubs and clubs and consider an amendment that would give licensees the option of separate well-ventilated smoking rooms' ... more >
MPs unite to change smoking ban
29 JUNE 2011 - Over 200 guests including publicans, members of the Working Men's Clubs & Institute Unon and artist David Hockney attended a reception for the Save Our Pubs & Clubs campaign at the House of Commons. Hosted by the Rt Hon Greg Knight MP (Conservative), Roger Godsiff MP (Labour) and John Hemming MP (Lib Dem), guests heard speakers call for an amendment to the smoking ban.
GREAT BRITISH PUB AWARDS 2011
Nominations wanted for Best Smoking Area
03 MAY 2011 - Last year, in association with JTI, the Save Our Pubs & Clubs campaign supported the Best Creative Outdoor Area award at the Morning Advertiser's Great British Pub Awards. We are delighted to report that Save Our Pubs & Clubs has again joined forces with JTI for the Great British Pub Awards 2011 but this time we are supporting a new award for Best Smoking Area. ... more >