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People power is saving Britain’s pubs

People power is saving Britain’s pubs – as 1,500 are granted additional protection A year to the day since new powers were introduced to protect pubs, the number registered as Assets of Community Value (ACV) is soaring, according to the latest figures from CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale. Almost 1,500 are now registered and 300 have been added so far this year. With 27 pubs closing every week, community groups have been coming together to save their beloved pubs by nominating them as ACVs. Last year the Government announced new protections for pubs listed as ACVs – ensuring that owners [...]

Sandford Park Alehouse

CAMRA announces pub of the year

Former nightclub The Sandford Park Alehouse has been crowned the best pub in the country by The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) Just three years after being opened on the site of a former nightclub, the Sandford Park Alehouse in Cheltenham has been named the Campaign for Real Ale‘s National Pub of the Year. Pub of the Year organiser Paul Ainsworth said: “The Sandford Park impressed the judges on every level, but especially the quality and choice of its real ales, where the scores were among the highest ever recorded in the contest. Judges also appreciated the stylish modern decor, the knowledgeable, [...]

Pub of the Year 2014

CAMRA announces the Supreme Regional Pub winners

The top four best pubs in Britain as judged by the Campaign for Real Ale, CAMRA, have been announced as they move closer to crowning the National Pub of the Year. The pubs are judged on their atmosphere, decor, welcome, service, value for money, customer mix, but most importantly – quality of beer. The Supreme Regional Pubs are: West Pennines: Drovers Rest Inn, Monkhill, Carlisle, Cumbria CA5 6DB Inside the pub is designed to make customers feel like they’re in three completely different rooms. There’s a games area at the back with a pool table, the bar area is cosy and welcoming [...]