Posts by: Ken Paul

On a visit to another branch

During a recent visit to Dumfries and Galloway I picked up a Spring 2022 copy of Full Pints, the award-winning magazine of the Ayrshire & Wigtownshire...

Judges swoon over chocolate fudge stout

Castleford’s Revolutions Brewing took the overall crown at the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) North East Independent Beer Awards at Gateshead R...

Dray horses return to Vaux site

Brewer’s dray horses are back outside the former Vaux brewery in Sunderland city centre thanks to local artist Ray Lonsdale. The metal sculpture, whic...

Micropubs celebrate first Good Beer Guide listing

With Covid-19 preventing the North-East’s usual Good Beer Guide launch, Sunderland and South Tyneside branch decided to do something at a more local l...

Brewery celebrates gold award

Durham brewery has been presented with its CAMRA Gold Award in recognition of 27 award-winning years producing top-quality real ale. It is one of only...

Branch chair stands down after 22 years

Michael Wynne, who has been Sunderland and South Tyneside branch chair since 1999 has relinquished his position. He said: “When everything shut down i...

Villagers bid to buy UK’s most remote pub

Fundraising is underway to buy the most remote pub on the UK mainland. The Old Forge is in the village of Inverie on the Scottish Highlands west coast...

Historic city-centre pub reopens

The Grade II-listed Dun Cow in Sunderland city centre has reopened after being closed since the start of the pandemic. Just before the shutdown last ...

New brewer’s SIBA success

Fledgling brewer Metalhead took the cask crown at the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) North East Independent Beer Awards at Gateshead Rugby Club...

South Shields pub’s golden celebration

The Steamboat in South Shields is celebrating after being the only pub in the North-East to make CAMRA’s Golden 50 list, which recognises people. grou...


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