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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 2011: Extra tax on beer attacked by brewers and publicans

Hundreds of pubs face closure as beer duty goes up 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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Pub of the year award goes to a London local for first time

Owned by real ale pioneer Bridget Walsh, the Harp, situated yards from Trafalgar Square, is described as a ‘true gem’ Continue reading

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Sharps Orchard Cider – Abbey Ales Hells Bells

Acclaimed Cornish brewery Sharp’s of Rock near Padstow has teamed up with Cornish Orchards to produce a cider for the UK market. Orchard Cider is made from 100% local cider apples and is being trialled in selected outlets in Cornwall … Continue reading

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Use Your Local Pub to receive Parcels

This seems like an idea that could be expanded with a little imagination, and turn some of our struggling local pubs into thriving centres of service for local communities. Pint and parcels at the local pub The UK’s Royal Mail … Continue reading

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