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Up-to-date news on pub-saving and pub-going from both sides of the bar.

GBG brewpub doubles up

An investment of more than £500,000 is being made into the Good Beer Guide-listed Riverhead Brewery Tap in the village of Marsden, Huddersfield. The p...

Government cash goes to community pubs

The UK government is to give several million pounds to help eight communities buy their pub. Successful bidders will be given a share of the Community...

MP calls for stronger legal protection for pubs

Dudley North MP Marco Longhi has urged ministers to do more to protect historic pubs following the destruction of the Crooked House in the West Midlan...

Rose blooms again after closure

A pub in a village near Stevenage, Hertfordshire is set to reopen next year, thanks to a campaign from residents. Beer has not been served at the Rose...

Pub’s Alzheimer’s help group

When Mary Watt was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, her devastated family were particularly shocked as she was only 57. Daughter Valerie Watt said: “Mum wa...

Charity beer back on the bar

Timothy Taylor’s Havercake (4.7 per cent) is back in cask for the rest of 2023. The beer was originally brewed to honour the soldiers of the Duke of W...

Cask Marque rolls out pub cellar ratings

Pub-goers familiar with star ratings for commercial kitchens can now use a similar system to assess beer cellars. Cask Marque is rolling out star rati...

Campaigners dig deep for Miners Arms

A community in Cumbria has formed a consortium to buy its pub, the Miners Arms in Nenthead, which closed in 2020 and was recently put up for sale. Sit...

People power saving hundreds of pubs

People power is helping save scores of pubs across the country with community ownership increasing by more than 60 per cent over the last five years,...

Pubs need support to maintain vital community role

A new think tank report has called on government to give pubs greater support if these vital social lifelines are to be safeguarded. Inn-Valuable: unl...


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