Source - SMW
The City Pub Group's like-for-like sales rose by 3.8% in the year to the end of December.

The group said total turnover for the year was approximately £37.4m, an increase of approximately 34% on the prior year, with 33 pubs trading at the end of the financial year.  

It said trading over the Christmas period was strong with many of the recent openings trading ahead of management's expectations and a number of pubs achieving a record result.

An update said: 'Following a successful December trading period, the Group confirms that it has traded in line with market expectations for 2017 and remains optimistic about its prospects for 2018.'