BGBW Awards 2016

Guild of Beer Writers annual awards 2016

Pete Brown crowned as Beer Writer of the Year 2016 Pete Brown has been named Beer Writer of the Year 2016 at the British Guild of Beer Writers’ annual awards ceremony, staged on 1 December at the Park Lane Hotel in London. Last year’s Beer Writer of the Year and chairman of judges Breandán Kearney said ‘Pete Brown is a worthy Beer Writer of the Year. Whatever he’s writing about, he is unfailingly authoritative, not just about beer or pubs, but the wider world in which they sit and the history that has shaped them. He has a talent for finding... read more

CAMRA club of the year

CAMRA announces the four Club of the Year finalists

CAMRA announces finalists for the National Club of the Year competition The CAMRA Club of the Year competition awards is run in conjunction with Club Mirror magazine with the simple aim of finding the best clubs serving real ale most committed to quality real ale – those which offer a fantastic atmosphere, welcoming surroundings and most importantly, top quality real ale served in great condition. Clubs are nominated by CAMRA branches across the country and judged by a panel of volunteer CAMRA members throughout the year. The four finalists are: The Albatross Club (RAFA), Bexhill The Albatross Club won Club of the Year... read more

Four New Silos in Joint Venture by Fengrain and Crisp Malting

New Malting Barley Storage Facility in Norfolk

Four New Silos in Joint Venture by Fengrain and Crisp Malting East of England farming co-operative Fengrain has joined forces with Crisp Malting Group to create a state-of-the-art new malting barley storage facility in Norfolk. This provides a new storage and marketing option for East Anglian farmers – Ingredients for 120 million more pints will be available & 20,000 HGV Miles will be saved. Fengrain’s four new silos at Crisp’s Great Ryburgh site will provide storage for 10,000 tonnes of malting barley. The master maltsters at Crisp will use this to produce 7,700 tonnes of premium quality malt. This in... read more

Pub is The Hub appeals for donations

Pub is The Hub appeals for donations

Pub is The Hub appeals for donations for Community Services Fund Pub is The Hub has launched an online donation facility on its website to raise money for its Community Services Fund. As the organisation does not have any long-term funding – it exists on goodwill and donations from drinks and pub companies, grants from government, the Big Lottery and the Prince’s Countryside Fund and funding from other interested organisations – regular fundraising is a part of everyday life within Pub is The Hub Funding, from whichever source goes towards running the organisation and providing independent advice and support for services to... read more