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Time Out: A quarter of London pubs have closed since 2001

You might need a stiff drink after this: a new report from City Hall reports that the number of pubs in London has fallen by 25 percent in 15 years.

19/04/2017

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Evening Standard: Former strip club in King's Cross wins prestigious national pub award after renovation

A former strip club has been given a top award after being renovated and turned into a pub.

07/04/2017

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London Live: London pub wins conservation award

A former strippers' pub is among the winners of a competition to find Britain's best pub designs.

07/04/2017

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The Guardian: Former London strip joint wins CAMRA pub conservation award

A King's Cross freehouse that once attracted notoriety as a strip joint, a more than 300-year-old Lancashire public house, and a stunning Edwardian street corner local in Sheffield have all clinched top design awards in a prestigious national scheme.

05/04/2017

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ITV: Former strippers' pub among winners of competition to find Britain's best pub designs

A former strippers' pub was among the winners of a competition to find Britain's best pub designs.

05/04/2017

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The Morning Advertiser: CAMRA and APPPG urge pub developers to obey amended planning laws now

Plans to develop or convert any pub in England should be subject to a full planning application process from now onwards, according to a letter sent by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) and the All Party Parliamentary Pub Group (APPPG) to big pub companies, NewRiver and supermarkets.

30/03/2017

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CLH News: CAMRA Celebrates Pub Planning Loophole Closure

Following a successful campaign led by the Campaign for Real Ale, the Government has announced that it will support a measure to close a planning loophole in England which has allowed pubs to be demolished or converted to a wide range of retail uses without any planning application.

29/03/2017

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The Morning Advertiser: CAMRA backs report on health benefits of alcohol

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has responded to a study in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) that found moderate drinkers have a lower risk of heart attack, angina and heart failure when compared to teetotallers.

28/03/2017

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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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