Pubs

2019 Charity Pub of the year awards

The search is on for the UK’s Charity Pub of the Year, as the 2019 competition, opens for entries The competition, organised by PubAid and the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group (APPBG) and sponsored by Matthew Clark, is now in its second year and seeks to recognise pubs who go the…


CAMRA Pub Design Awards 2019

CAMRA has unveiled the winners of its prestigious Pub Design Awards, which aims to recognise the most stunning feats of architecture, design and conservation in British pubs across the country Refurbishment category The Pilot Boat in Lyme Regis for a refurbishment project described as a ‘labour of love’ by Palmers…


Huddersfield: Pubs no more

Just some of the lost pubs of Huddersfield I like pubs. I always have, ever since I first stepped into one, all those years ago. I feel a little sad every time I hear of a pub closing, especially when it is a pub I’ve frequented. Drinking habits have changed…


Wonston Arms named CAMRA Pub of the Year 2019

The Wonston Arms, a community pub saved from closure has been named the best in the country in CAMRA’s prestigious National Pub of the Year Awards 2018, the most respected and well-known pub accolade in the UK The pub was derelict and empty just four years ago when the owner…


Beer and pub campaigners cheer duty freeze

The Chancellor’s surprise decision to freeze Beer Duty has been welcomed by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) The Chancellor also announced rate relief for businesses with a rateable value under £51,000, which will see rates bills cut by a third for around 90% of independent small business, including pubs….


Long Live The Local

Britain’s Beer Alliance has launched a new campaign called ‘Long Live The Local’ The new campaign’s mission is to celebrate the important role local pubs play in Britain’s community, culture and national identity. It will also call for a cut in the devastatingly high beer duty, which the Government has…