Trafford and Manchester Councils have now written to all Pubs explaining how they can claim their £1000 business rates relief. If you are a publican and have not had the form you can download it from your councils web site. 

For pubs in Trafford the page is :-

https://www.trafford.gov.uk/business/business-rates/New-reliefs-2017.aspx

and for Manchester :-

http://www.manchester.gov.uk/info/200012/business_rates/2042/relief_and_exemptions