Otis Mack
Otis Mack Campaign leader

11.3.11 ACTION has been urged by Cheltenham MP Martin Horwood to prevent more traditional British pubs being "managed into oblivion" by large firms.The Liberal Democrat yesterday called for steps to be taken at Westminster to loosen the grip of pub companies on leased premises.
Mr Horwood told…Read More

Otis Mack
Otis Mack Campaign leader

THE TIMES February 22 2011.
Writing in The Lancet, Professor Sir Ian Gilmore, former president of the Royal College of Physicians, points out that the liver death rate in Britain — at 11.4 per 100,000 — is twice what it was 25 years ago. It is also more than double that of countries such as…Read More

Otis Mack
Otis Mack Campaign leader

THE TIMES 14.2.11:-
Cases of alcohol-related admission to hospital in England have topped a million a year for the first time, as the nation’s drink problem continues to worsen.
The number of cases has doubled since 2002 and the charity Alcohol Concern says in a report on the problem that the…Read More

Otis Mack
Otis Mack Campaign leader

18 September 2010
Village life in Britain is "dying out" because rural pubs are closing at a record rate, a report from the National Housing Federation has said. The Federation said pubs were one of the "cornerstones of traditional village life".

The report's co-authors, the British Beer and Pub…Read More

Otis Mack
Otis Mack Campaign leader

I have just been informed by the owner Steve Richford that he is closing down The Swan Hotel in Alcester. Steve is a great guy and supporter of live music but like many others in the pub trade has had to call it a day because he cannot make it profitable. How many more before we get the support of…Read More

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