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Fight to save last pub on busy high street

Fight to save last pub on busy high street

Pub campaigners in Surrey are battling to save the Cambridge Hotel from being sold to a property developer. It's the last pub standing on London Road, Camberley, where 16 pubs once stood. Members of the Surrey Hants Borders branch of CAMRA (pictured) are urging the local council to give the pub Asset of Community Value status that would allow the local community to attempt to raise funds to buy the pub

Added: Wednesday, July 20th 2016

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Cheer as pub closure rate declines

Cheer as pub closure rate declines

Figures produced by CAMRA -- the Campaign for Real Ale -- show that pub closures have fallen from 27 to 21 a week. The campaign says this is due to vigorous work at grassroots level (pictured) to save pubs, supported by the government's freeze on beer duty. But rural and suburban pubs are still at the sharp end of closures as new openings bring respite to the high streets

Added: Thursday, July 14th 2016

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Going for Gold: Exmoor toasts 30 years

Going for Gold: Exmoor toasts 30 years

Exmoor Gold was meant to be one-off brew but it sparked a beer revolution in Britain 30 years ago. Other brewers rushed to make similar beers and Golden Ale is now a major British beer style. Jonathan Price (pictured) owns Exmoor Ales in Somerset and he was joined by local CAMRA members to celebrate the beer's 30th anniversary.

Added: Wednesday, July 13th 2016

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Taxi! Oakham IPA takes a cab to London

Taxi! Oakham IPA takes a cab to London

Oakham Brewery in Peterborough has swooped on the London pub scene with its award-winning Green Devil IPA. The beer, promoted on cabs, will be delivered fresh and direct from the brewery and will be available in outlets that can sign up to the Oakademy scheme that gives publicans direct access to all the brewery's beers

Added: Sunday, July 3rd 2016

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Cornish brewer swoops to buy Bath Ales

Cornish brewer swoops to buy Bath Ales

Cornish brewer St Austell has bought Bath Ales for an undisclosed sum and has pledged to keep all the Bath beers -- including Gem and Barnsey -- in production. The deal was celebrated on 1 July by James Staughton on St Austell (left) and Roger Jones of Bath Ales

Added: Friday, July 1st 2016

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