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Sian & Joe’s Tour De Pêche

15 MAY – 21 MAY 2022 Join us in supporting Joe and Sian as they cycle from the pub to Paris. All to raise funds to start an Intergenerational Weekly Music Group for those with Dementia. Here’s their story… In the recent years, people close to us have been battling with or have developed Dementia. … Continued

How We Calculate Our Carbon Footprint

We’ve been working with our partners at NetZeroNow for a few years, looking at our carbon footprint, and identifying ways of reducing. Over the coming months we will be setting targets and goals on how we can minimise our impact on the environment. We’re currently working with the Net Zero accreditation team ‘NetZero Now’ to … Continued

Net Zero Progress Report

We have always been one of the most sustainability focussed pub companies, and in 2021 we made it our stated aim to reach Net Zero. We want to get there, fast, in fact when put to a vote, our team decided that we should aim for 2023.    2021  In the lockdown January to April 2021,  … Continued

Our Sustainable Wines  – Summer 2022

A year ago, as part of our focus on planning for Net Zero, I began to ask questions about the sustainability of the wines on our list. It shouldn’t have been a surprise that winemakers are already thinking hard about how to mitigate the impacts of climate change. They see the effects of a warming … Continued

Celebrating Belu on World Water Day

World Water Day, Tuesday 22nd March Did you know…Every time you order Belu Water for your table you’re helping to reach someone with clean water for the first time? That’s because all of their profits go to their impact partner WaterAid – to bring clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene to everyone, everywhere. Together, we … Continued

Random Acts of Kindness

At Peach, we believe in giving back to local communities and charities – now more than ever, they need our support. This Random Acts of Kindness Day (17th February), we’ll be donating £4,000 across 20 charities in our towns. Thank you for your nominations! Here are the local charities we’ll be supporting this month; The … Continued

A Bigger Peach Christmas

What better time to put into practise what we’ve learnt from our Bigger Peach sustainability journey? Known for being a season of goodwill and giving back, I really wanted to make sure I was being good to the planet at the most wonderful time of the year. So, I asked the team what they do … Continued

Emma’s Marathon Journey

The Bigger Peach Promise number 7 is “We support our community and charities.” “On 3rd October 2021, I will be running the London Marathon in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Many think I am crazy and ask why on earth I’d put myself through this but there’s only one simple answer; the sense of achievement … Continued

The Duke of Wellington & Cherry Trees

First meeting in February 2020, Cherry Trees and Sian at The Duke of Wellington just knew they would be a great team. But we all know what happened – the outbreak of the pandemic hampered community fundraising partnerships across the sector, meaning it was some months before both could meet again and move forward with … Continued

The Burnt Chef Project – The Interview

Before we launched our fundraising for The Burnt Chef Project, Head Chef James and Lindsey from the marketing team had the pleasure of catching up with Kris, the founder of the campaign. We found out a little more about how The Burnt Chef Project came about, how to wind down on days off and the … Continued