Scottish Licensees honoured at Star’s Pub Awards
Star Pubs & Bars honoured the achievements of some of its most outstanding Scottish licensees at its annual Star Awards this week. Four Scottish operators came out tops in the Star Pubs & Bars Northern region of 307 pubs. They were: Iain Pert and Gordon Gilhooley of PG Taverns Scotland won the most nominations for their stunning creation of the Jolly Botanist in Edinburgh,winning Best Marketing as well as finalist positions for Retailer of the Year and Best Use of Social Media.; The Kirkhouse in Glasgow retained its Heart of the Community accolade for a second year running under the stewardship of licensee Frank Healey; Phil Crowder and Arlene Allan of the Faerie Tree in Aberfoyle were the best in the region for Most Family Friendly Pub while James and Louise Rusk of the Butchershop Bar & Grill in Glasgow won acclaim for the Best Use of Social Media.