Posted: Sat 2nd Jul 2016

Raising The Bar In Awards

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Saturday, Jul 2nd, 2016

Best Bar None, a national award for well-run licensed businesses, has returned to Ceredigion for 2016. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Owners, managers and staff from 16 local pubs, leisure complexes, clubs and bars attended the ceremony on 22 June in Y Consti, Aberystwyth to receive their award. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Leader of Ceredigion County Council, Councillor Ellen ap Gwynn said, “This award is an opportunity to publicly recognise venues operating to the highest standard and to appreciate the hard work of managers and their staff who make every effort to provide a safe and enjoyable place for local people and visitors alike”. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Best Bar award went to Inn on the Pier, Aberystwyth. Pier Brasserie, also in Aberystwyth, received the awards for Best Pub while the town’s Pier Pressure was awarded Best Club. The Best Leisure Complex went to The View at Brynrodyn. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Award winners were:
• Harry’s Hotel, Aberystwyth
• Penwig Hotel, New Quay
• Pier Brasserie, Aberystwyth
• The View Brynrodyn, Borth
• Aberystwyth Arts Centre
• Pier Pressure, Aberystwyth
• Monachty, Aberaeron
• Cadwgan, Aberaeron
• Castle Hotel Aberaeron
• Inn on the Pier, Aberystwyth
• Pier Pavillion, Aberystwyth
• New Inn, Pentregat
• Castle Hotel Aberystwyth
• Prince of Wales, Aberaeron
• Welsh Black Hotel, Bow Street
• Kanes Bar, Aberystwyth ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Councillor Dai Mason, Chair of Ceredigion County Council congratulated all Best Bar None winners for keeping standards high for their customers and thanked them for participating. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Best Bar None is a National Award Scheme supported by the Home Office and aimed at promoting responsible management and operation of alcohol licensed premises. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

If you would like to nominate your local pub for a Best Bar None award or if you manage a licensed premises and are interested in participating in future award schemes, please contact Diane Davies or Naomi McDonagh, Ceredigion County Council on 01545 572015. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Photo Credit – Best Bar None winners: Councillor Rhodri Evans, Cabinet Member with responsibility for Lifestyle Services; Naomi McDonagh, Environmental Health Officer – Health Improvement and Community Wellbeing, Ceredigion County Council; Councillor Dai Mason, Chair of Ceredigion County Council; Best Bar None Best in Category Winners – Pier Brasserie, Inn on the Pier, Pier Pressure and The View at Brynrodyn representatives; Councillor Ellen ap Gwynn, Leader of Ceredigion County Council; and Diane Davies, Community Wellbeing and 50+ Engagement Officer, Ceredigion County Council. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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