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George & Dragon pub in Hudswell

George & Dragon Hudswell named CAMRA pub of the year

Co-operative pub takes CAMRA Pub of the Year crown A small village pub which was saved from closure by the local community has won CAMRA‘s National Pub of the Year award. When the George & Dragon pub in Hudswell closed in 2008 it left the small North Yorkshire village with no other facilities for its residents apart from a village hall. Within two years, the community banded together to form the Hudswell Community Pub Ltd group and bought back the pub, re-opening in June 2010 after extensive renovations. The community was determined that the George & Dragon would offer far more than [...]

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CAMRA announces the four Pub of the Year finalists

CAMRA announces regional finalists for Pub of the Year competition The finalists include two previous CAMRA National Pub of the Year winners, The Salutation Inn in Ham and the Swan with Two Necks in Pendleton. The four finalists are: George & Dragon, Hudswell: At the heart of the village, this homely multi-roomed country inn has a large beer terrace offering fantastic panoramic views over the Swale Valley. Rescued and refurbished in 2010 after a successful community buyout, it now offers its own library, shop, allotments and various other community facilities, as well as food and drink. Take a look at the [...]