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BBC News: Goat's Milk beer chosen as Britain's champion

An independent craft brewer has had his beer crowned Supreme Champion at the Great British Beer Festival.

9/8/17

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AOL: Craft beer by Warwickshire based brewery named best in the country

Goat's Milk named Supreme Champion at Great British Beer Festival

8/8/17

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The Daily Mirror: How four Englishmen drinking in an Irish pub sparked Britain's great beer revival

There's never been a better time to enjoy a pint – or a dainty glass – of British beer . While up to 21 recession-hit pubs close their door each week, there is a quiet revolution going on away from the high street.

08/08/17

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The Daily Express: British pubs warned they face tax raid of £1 BILLION over next five years

British pubs face a tax raid of £1billion over the next five years, new research has shown - prompting new calls for the Government to give them a break.

08/08/17

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The Telegraph: Government faces embarrassment over 'unworkable' business rates appeals system

The Valuation Office Agency is facing potential embarrassment over the new system for appealing business rates decisions, as its own figures reveal almost 90pc of users are dissatisfied with the process.

07/08/17

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The Guardian: Better with a brew: the beer-lover's guide to summer

Beer goes with almost everything – and that includes literature, gardening and Indian hip-hop fusion, if this summer's programme of events is anything to go by

19/7/17

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The Independent: 10 best traditional British beers

We asked some of the brightest minds in beer to choose their favourite classic Blighty booze

24/7/17

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The Times: CAMRA hits out at pub 'confusion'

The Campaign for Real Ale has accused the pubs code adjudicator of presiding over "12 months of confusion and delay" in his efforts to deal with unfair practices by the big tenanted pub companies.

21/07/2017

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The Telegraph: Smoking ban 10 years on: Is Britain any healthier?

Ten years ago today, smoking was banned in enclosed public places in the UK.

1/7/17

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The Great British Brew Off: how we became a nation of home beer makers

Having been something of a niche hobby during the latter half of the 20th century, home-brewing has boomed over the past eight years, with specialist brew shop Muntons reporting a threefold increase in sales of kits between 2009 and 2015.

25/6/17

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The Scottish Sun: WOULD YOU STILL VISIT? Pub landlord makes bold decision to ban smoking from BEER GARDEN to make it more family friendly

A PUB landlord in Leeds has become one of the first in Britain to ban smoking in his beer garden.

10/6/17

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The Mirror: Brave pub landlord becomes one of first in Britain to ban smoking in BEER GARDEN

A bold landlord has become one of the first in Britain to ban smoking in his pub's beer garden.

10/6/17

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The Lad Bible: Pub Becomes One Of The First To Ban Smoking From Its Beer Garden

Smoking has long been banned in pubs, in fact in a couple of weeks' time it'll be 10 years since the ban was introduced.

10/6/17

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The Independent: Support for pubs is welcome

Letter to the Editor from Colin Valentine

19/5/17

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Family friendly beer festivals to visit

Interested in a family day out that's fun for parents as well as children? Please find below some upcoming beer festivals which offer family fun days with everything from face painting and entertainers to ice cream.

17/5/17

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Imbibe - National Cider and Perry Championships name winners

Cider and perry lovers rejoice: the Campaign for Real Ale has scoured the length and breadth of the nation to find the best out there so you don't have to.

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This is Money - Sell 12,000 pints of cider a year

Some parts of the tax system throw up quirky historic exemptions. Cider enthusiasts, for example, can make up to 12,000 pints a year — the same as 7,000 litres, or 1,500 gallons — and not pay a penny of alcohol duty.

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BBC: London loses 1,200 pubs in 15 years

London has lost nearly 1,200 pubs in 15 years, according to new data.

19/04/2017

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Evening Standard: Closing time: number of London pubs falls by quarter since 2001

The number of pubs in London has fallen by more than a quarter because of developers and rising business rates, according to City Hall research.

19/04/2017

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City AM: London has lost a quarter of its pubs since 2001, an average loss of 81 pubs per year

The number of London pubs has fallen by a quarter – an average loss of 81 pubs per year – in the last 15 years, according to figures released by London mayor Sadiq Khan.

19/04/2017

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