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….

MPs call on the Government to save the Great British pub

More than 100 MPs have backed an Early Day Motion (EDM) in Parliament which calls on the Government to take further steps to reduce the tax burden on pubs in a bid to halt pub closures. Tabled by Toby Perkins MP, who sits as the Chair of the All Party…