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What you might not know about Marie Curie…

What you might not know about Marie Curie…

Marie Curie is the UK’s leading charity for people with any terminal illness, supporting them and their families with expert hands-on care and emotional support. Here are four facts about the work of Marie Curie Nurses: They care for people living with any terminal illness, not just cancer. They generally provide one-to-one nursing care and…

Brakspear supports fourth Henley Club to Pub Swim

Brakspear supports fourth Henley Club to Pub Swim

Rain definitely didn’t stop play at the Henley Club to Pub Swim on 22 July, as 520 swimmers took to the Thames, despite the day’s heavy rainfall and dark skies.  Happily, the weather improved in time for the 7.00 pm start, so competitors were able to complete the 1.5km course in fair conditions and enjoy…

Fishy business at Angel on the Bridge

Fishy business at Angel on the Bridge

There’s something fishy going on at the Angel on the Bridge in Henley – but it’s all in the very good cause of raising money for Sue Ryder. The Brakspear pub has placed a jar of fish-shaped sweets on the bar and is challenging customers to estimate the number, at £1 per guess.  Proceeds from…

Brakspear Barista of the Year wins trip to Monaco

Brakspear Barista of the Year wins trip to Monaco

Brewer and pub operator Brakspear has named Ali Wilson as its Barista of the Year after he won the company’s inaugural competition, held across its managed estate with coffee supplier Paddy & Scott’s. Wilson, a team member at the George Townhouse in Shipston-on-Stour, and his general manager Pete Nicholas, win a trip to Monaco to…

Best in Brighton

Best in Brighton

It’s no joke!  The Joker in Brighton won not one but two awards in the city’s annual restaurant awards.  It was voted the winner of the Best Pub Food award, and one of the top three in the Best Place for a Drink category.  Congratulations to tenant Daniel Wright and the team. Daniel said, “We…