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Beer and pubs are the talk of the Toon

Beer and pubs are the talk of the Toon

Beer and pubs are booming in Newcastle and Gateshead as the area recovers from the loss of heavy industry and carves out a new future. The once derelict Quayside area of Newcastle is now thriving with bars and pubs while new breweries are opening throughout the region, including Northern Alchemy where Carl Kennedy and Andy Aitchinson (pictured) brew in a former shipping container

Added: Wednesday, July 29th 2015

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Council says: 'Rebuild this pub!'

Council says: 'Rebuild this pub!'

Wandsworth Council in South London has told a property developer to rebuild "brick by brick" the Alchemist pub on St John's Hill that was bulldozed without planning permission. The council says the pub is a building rich in architectural detail. It's the second London pub to be bulldozed in London this year: Westminster Council has told property developers to rebuild the Carlton Tavern in Maida Vale

Added: Wednesday, July 22nd 2015

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Shock as Batemans downsizes brewing

Shock as Batemans downsizes brewing

Bateman's brewery in Wainfleet, Lincs, is dramatically downsizing its brewing capacity from 18,000 barrels a year to just 7,000 in order to reap greater benefits from Progressive Beer Duty. The brewery, founded in 1874, is run today by siblings Jaclyn and Stuart Bateman (pictured). MD Stuart says PBD is hitting middle-sized brewers as they cannot get the same benefits as smaller ones, who undercut them on price

Added: Tuesday, July 21st 2015

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Wylam plans to steam into Newcastle

Wylam plans to steam into Newcastle

Wylam Brewery, founded just 15 years ago in George Stephenson's birthplace, has ambitious plans to move from its farm buildings near Hadrian's Wall to the splendour of the Palace of Arts in Exhibition Park in Newcastle-on-Tyne. The council should give the go-ahead this autumn but residents in Jesmond may put a spanner in the works. Pictured: Wylam's brewing team of Lee Howourth, Ben Wilkinson, Christopher Lee and Matt Boyle

Added: Thursday, July 16th 2015

Review

Raising a glass to London's beer boom

Raising a glass to London's beer boom

London was once dubbed a 'beer desert' but it has recovered from the days of manic takeovers to offer drinkers a vast choice of good beers and modern bars alongside traditional boozers. In a new edition of his CAMRA guide, Des de Moor relishes the revival of brewing in the capital city

Added: Wednesday, July 15th 2015

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