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The Planner: Neighbourhood Planning Bill: Government proposes own amendment to protect pubs

Communities secretary Sajid Javid has tabled an amendment to the Neighbourhood Planning Bill that removes permitted development rights from pubs.

27/03/2017

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beertoday: Amendment on pub planning issues welcomed

News that the Government will put forward its own, new amendment on pub planning issues has been welcomed by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) and the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA).

27/03/2017

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The Daily Mirror: Cracking the whip

If you want to convert your house into a shop you'd need planning permission. That didn't apply when a public house was turned into a supermarket. Local people and local councils had no say in the matter.

25/03/2017

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Imbibe.com: Campaigners rejoice as Government backs plans to close planning loophole

Campaigners are celebrating ‘a fantastic victory' that saw the Government back plans to prevent pubs being demolished or turned into convenience stores without planning applications.

27/03/2017

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The Morning Advertiser: Government supports amendment that protects pubs from change of us

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has confirmed the Government will support an amendment that will make it harder for big chains and developers to buy out individual pubs.

24/03/2017

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GQ: Why you should have a ticket for London Beer Week

London Beer week is an annual event which offers the largest variety of beer, lager, ale, and cider all in one space. By drawing from all corners of the UK to bring you the best this country has to offer, you are guaranteed to discover a new favourite beer.

10/03/2017

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The Guardian: SMEs are the 'biggest losers' in budget 2017

Philip Hammond has delivered his first budget as chancellor announcing large increases to the national insurance contributions (NICs) paid by the self-employed and small business owners, as well as higher taxes on dividends.

08/03/2017

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Daily Star: Budget 2017: Drinkers ‘LET DOWN’ by Chancellor’s decision to INCREASE beer duty

CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond has been accused of letting down drinkers after his decision to increase beer and cider duty in today's Budget – which will see the price of our pints rise.

08/03/2017

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Daily Mail: Chancellor eases business rate hikes with a £50 a month cap on increases and a £1,000 discount just for PUBS

Philip Hammond has offered a handout to help pubs facing eye-watering hikes to their business rates

08/03/2017

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The Telegraph: Inside the pub that came back from the dead to be named Britain's best

Stu Miller is pulling a pint, but something is in the way. "We need to find a place for this," he grins, sliding a big, brassy plaque down the bar

12/03/2017

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Cheers! Pub saved by its customers rated best in the UK

A small north Yorkshire village pub which was saved by its local community after going bankrupt has been named the best in the UK.

03/03/2017

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Daily Express: Pub of the Year 2017 - CAMRA crowns THIS village pub in North Yorkshire the winner

CAMRA has crowned a small village pub which was saved from closure by the local community National Pub of the Year - one of the most respected and well-known pub awards in the UK

03/03/2017

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The Sun: Yorkshire pub saved from closure by community buyout is crowned best in the UK – and it includes a LIBRARY

A village pub that became home to the village library after it was saved from closure has been crowned the best in the UK

03/03/2017

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Evening Standard: Best pub in the UK named as village local saved by its customers

A village pub which boasts a library and a shop after it was saved from closure through a community buyout has been named the best in the country.

03/03/2017

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The Telegraph: CAMRA pub of the year 2017

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has announced the winner of the National Pub of the Year 2017.

03/03/2017

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Yahoo News: Cheers! Bankrupt pub saved by villagers is voted Britain's best boozer

A North Yorkshire village pub previously threatened with closure after the owners went bankrupt has been named Britain's best boozer.

03/03/2017

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AOL: Country pub rescued by customers named best in UK

Prestigious CAMRA award goes to George & Dragon country pub in Yorkshire

03/03/2017

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Countryside: This community project has just won Pub of the Year!

A small village pub which was saved from closure by the local community has won CAMRA's National Pub of the Year award.

03/03/2017

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Countryfile: Pub saved from closure by villagers is named best in Britain

From closure to crowning glory - village local scoops CAMRA National Pub of the Year title

03/03/2017

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Good Housekeeping: This is the best pub in the UK

Access to a great local pub is a perk for many communities, so when a small country inn in north Yorkshire almost went bankrupt, the local residents grouped together to save it.

03/03/2017

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