Posts by: Timothy Hampson

Strangers’ Strangers beer

Strangers Brewing, Linlithgow raised a glass of its Lone Goose in the Strangers’ Bar inside the House of Commons. The beer is on tap at the seat of go...

Longer pub hours if home nations reach Euros semis

With the UEFA European Football Championship set to kick off next month, it has been announced that pubs will be allowed to serve alcohol later if Eng...

Merger secures future of two Burton breweries

The ownership of the Burton Bridge brewery has changed hands in a merger which also ensures the future of the town’s Heritage brewery. The deal sees B...

First minister’s pub invite

The newly appointed Scottish first minister John Swinney has been invited to a pub of his choice to discuss the issues facing the Scottish pub and bee...

Union set on the move

A small part of Carlsberg’s (CBMC) Burton union set is to be relocated from Burton on Trent to the Thornbridge Brewery. The two breweries have partner...

Scottish government to improve rights for pub tenants

The Scottish government has announced plans to increase the rights of tied pub tenants, including the appointment of an adjudicator. The adjudicator s...

Celebrate cider and perry with CAMRA

Each May and October CAMRA celebrates cider and perry to coincide with the production cycle of apples and pears. This May’s Cider and Perry Month begi...

Beer writer takes top campaigner crown

Laura Hadland was named CAMRA’s Campaigner of the Year at the AGM and Members’ Weekend in Dundee. Laura is a beer writer and campaigner, writing regul...

Iron Duke saved but not as a pub

Ambitious plans have been announced for the second stage of regeneration at a derelict Great Yarmouth pub famed for its art deco architecture. The gro...

Brewery numbers in decline

New figures show the UK brewing industry post 38 net closure rate across the UK, with all regions either seeing a reduction in the overall number or r...


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