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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 [...]

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Going to the pub is good for you

Going to the pub is good for your wellbeing New research from Oxford University today reveals that people who have a ‘local’ pub are not only significantly happier than those who do not, but also have higher life satisfaction and have more close friends. The report, written by Professor Robin Dunbar for CAMRA (the Campaign for Real Ale) outlines that having a strong social network significantly improves both your happiness and your overall health. The more people you know, and the more often you see them, the better you feel and the healthier you are. Face-to-face meetings are absolutely vital to maintaining [...]