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Rochford Cider Festival Essex

Rochford Cider festival this year takes place at the lovely old pub that is the Marlborough Head, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1AX on Friday 6th July 2012 Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th July 2012. There wil be at least 9 perries … Continue reading

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Country diary: Yarlington, Somerset

John Vallins spends time at Yarlington Fringe Festival. Yarlington, after which the famous Yarlington Mill cider apple variety is named, is a very small village in a hidden valley, but it attracts great crowds to its Fringe festival.

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Greendown Inn Cider Pub of the Year in Glamorgan

HISTORIC Greendown Inn, set in the village of St Brides-super-Ely, in the Vale of Glamorgan, was voted the best Cider Pub of the Year by the Vale of Glamorgan branch. The pub, which is run by Andrew Quick and his … Continue reading

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Budget case study: the small business owner

Publican Jack Limond welcomes the extension of the small business rate relief holiday announced in the budget – but not the rise in alcohol tax Continue reading

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Budget 2011: what the experts say

Chancellor George Osborne has presented his second budget to parliament. Find out what experts made of it. Many more pubs will close. Beer executive thinks beer should be treated as a special case, but welcomes the 50% reduced rate for beers below … Continue reading

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Budget 2011: key points

No further changes to alcohol and tobacco duties, which will see a 2% rise above inflation

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A schooner of lager? Or how about a jigger of whisky?

Britain’s strict laws on measurements in pubs are about to be relaxed. So get prepared for some strange drinks orders Continue reading

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