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Meet our Members

The BII thrives on the diversity of its 9000+ strong membership, and through case studies and interviews we're able to find out more about some of the individuals that make up our network of members in the licensed trade.

Click on any of the links below to read about the personal experience and benefit individuals have found since becoming a member of the BII.

Keris De Villiers' Coronavirus Voice Notes

Alongside her husband Lee, Keris De Villiers runs three pubs under The Ram Pub Company. As BII News alumni and three times Licensee of the Year Award...

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Windsor Castle, Marple Bridge

In a time where everything has been turned on its head, we wanted to catch up with some of our members up and down the country, to see how they are...

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The White Horse Inn, Buckover

Rumit and Tosh Lakhani are the father-son duo behind The White Horse Inn in Buckover, South Gloucestershire. The BII’s Eleanor Kirby visited the pair...

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The Ram, Wandsworth

There are some licensees who seem to instinctively know just what it takes to run an amazing pub business. Keris and Lee De Villiers are two such...

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The Wonston Arms

Crowned CAMRA’s National Pub of the Year in 2018, The Wonston Arms is often referred to as the Best Little Pub in Hampshire. The BII’s Eleanor Kirby...

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In these tough times, we want to share what our fantastic members are doing to safeguard their customers, staff and businesses...

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The Butlers Arms, Pleasington

LOYA 2019 Semi-Finalist, Michael Hales MBII is not a licensee who lets the grass grow under his feet. His went into his first tenancy, the Butlers...

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The Elm Tree

Chris Norfolk was a BII Licensee of the Year finalist in 2018, with his fantastic venue, The Elm Tree at Elmton. The BII’s Molly Davis caught up with...

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This article was originally published in the Summer 2019 Edition of BII News

The Railway is a much-loved gastropub, just south of Nottingham, refurbished by David Hage FBII and Mark Osborne in 2017, and named "Best pub in the...

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The Stags Head

Martin Sanderson FBII operates The Stags Head in the Lancashire village of Goosnargh with partner Rowena, where they have used their knowledge of the...

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